[Salesman’s dummy for:] Life of W. M. Tecumseh Sherman, Late Retired General, U.S.A. A graphic history of his career in war and peace; his romantic youth; his stern and patriotic manhood; his calm and beautiful old age; a marvellous march from the mountains of time to the sea of eternity. By W. Fletcher Johnson, Aided by Maj. Gen. O. Howard, U.S.A. W. Fletcher Johnson, Maj. Gen. O. Howard.
[Salesman’s dummy for:] Life of W. M. Tecumseh Sherman, Late Retired General, U.S.A. A graphic history of his career in war and peace; his romantic youth; his stern and patriotic manhood; his calm and beautiful old age; a marvellous march from the mountains of time to the sea of eternity. By W. Fletcher Johnson, Aided by Maj. Gen. O. Howard, U.S.A.
[Salesman’s dummy for:] Life of W. M. Tecumseh Sherman, Late Retired General, U.S.A. A graphic history of his career in war and peace; his romantic youth; his stern and patriotic manhood; his calm and beautiful old age; a marvellous march from the mountains of time to the sea of eternity. By W. Fletcher Johnson, Aided by Maj. Gen. O. Howard, U.S.A.
[Salesman’s dummy for:] Life of W. M. Tecumseh Sherman, Late Retired General, U.S.A. A graphic history of his career in war and peace; his romantic youth; his stern and patriotic manhood; his calm and beautiful old age; a marvellous march from the mountains of time to the sea of eternity. By W. Fletcher Johnson, Aided by Maj. Gen. O. Howard, U.S.A.
[Salesman’s dummy for:] Life of W. M. Tecumseh Sherman, Late Retired General, U.S.A. A graphic history of his career in war and peace; his romantic youth; his stern and patriotic manhood; his calm and beautiful old age; a marvellous march from the mountains of time to the sea of eternity. By W. Fletcher Johnson, Aided by Maj. Gen. O. Howard, U.S.A.
[Salesman’s dummy for:] Life of W. M. Tecumseh Sherman, Late Retired General, U.S.A. A graphic history of his career in war and peace; his romantic youth; his stern and patriotic manhood; his calm and beautiful old age; a marvellous march from the mountains of time to the sea of eternity. By W. Fletcher Johnson, Aided by Maj. Gen. O. Howard, U.S.A.

[Salesman’s dummy for:] Life of W. M. Tecumseh Sherman, Late Retired General, U.S.A. A graphic history of his career in war and peace; his romantic youth; his stern and patriotic manhood; his calm and beautiful old age; a marvellous march from the mountains of time to the sea of eternity. By W. Fletcher Johnson, Aided by Maj. Gen. O. Howard, U.S.A.

Edgewood Published Company, 1891. Copyright 1891, A. R. Keller. Hardcover. 12mo (8” x 6”), gold cloth, covers stamped in gold and black; binding samples affixed to front and rear paste-downs. Frontis. port., [4], [65 pp.], [32] blank pp., 2 pp. broadside ad, [20] ruled subscriber’s pp. (not used), 5 b&w plates.

A salesman’s dummy or canvassing book, consisting of sixty-nine pagesfrom a 607-page biography of Sherman, with an illustration from a photograph of the sixty-eight year old general, a preface, Chapters One to Five, half of Chapter Ten, an electro-tint portrait of Major-General Scholfield, an engraving of Sherman’s birthplace, images printed by Levytype Co of Admiral David D. Porter and a New York City funeral procession down Broadway, and binding samples.

A collaborative venture between Sherman’s military comrade Howard and historian Johnson to depict the controversial Sherman’s life and career in a sympathetic light.

CONDITION: Good, rubbed, loss to lower right corner of front free endpaper, offsetting from binding sample to rear endpaper, occasional foxing.

Item #6063

Price: $225.00