Lot 281: 1876 1st Edition Register West Point Officers & Cadets by the West Point Press
October 29, 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
Post-Revolutionary War to Civil War
1876 First Edition Register West Point Officers & Cadets
1876-Dated, First Edition, Imprint "OFFICIAL REGISTER OF THE OFFICERS AND CADETS OF THE U.S. MILITARY ACADEMY" West Point, N.Y., West Point Press, Very Fine.
This scarce, original First Edition, Centennial Imprint has 42 pages, paper wraps, measures 4.5" x 7" and in tight condition, with some chips to cover edges being much more pronounce on the back. Ex. library copy. It lists the names of all West Point department and faculty members, staff officers, officers serving on active duty by assignment and rank, and cadets by class and standing, as well as the program of studies and criteria for admission. It is a great reference source for the Indian Wars army, being right in the general time frame of the Custer Massacre. A great, fully original, historic booklet.