John C. Gray & John C. Ropes, War Letters of, 1862-1865, Ltd Ed.


A Classic Correspondence of the War!

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War Letters 1862-1865 of John Chipman Gray… and John Codman Ropes… provides an excellent insight into the thoughts of two prominent Boston intellectuals as they participate in the Civil War.

This volume needs to be in any Civil War memoirs collection. Historian Allan Nevins wrote, “The unique correspondence of two prominent Bostonians who wrote of the war with deep insight; Gray was an army officer, and Ropes gained eminence as a historian.” – Civil War Books.

Light shelf wear; in exceedingly scarce dust jacket, lightly chipped; verso has 3″ tear;  else very good condition.

Gray, John Chipman & John Codman Ropes. WAR LETTERS 1862-1865… Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1927. Limited edition of 1,275 copies, 532p.