Two scarce Civil War biographies. 1st item: Ashby, Thomas A., "Life of Turner Ashby." New York: The Neale Publishing Co. 1914. First Edition. 8vo. 275pp. Frontispiece portrait. Original green cloth. Gilt spine. 2nd item: Noll, Arthur Howard. General Kirby-Smith. "Sewanee Tennessee: The University of the South".(1907). First Edition 8vo. Tastefully ex-library: no marks but previous institutions book plate present on the front pastedown. Hand written annotations (by the author?) to page preceding and second page of Preface. vi (2) 293pp. Frontispiece portrait. Original blue cloth. Condition: 1st item: Book in good to very good condition. A few pencil marks to margins and a touch of toning to a few pages. 2nd item: Gilt spine a little faded and soiled. Book in good to very good condition.
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