Chicago: David McKay Company, 1974. First Edition. A lovely copy of Shaara's deeply moving novel of the Civil War, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and basis for the 1993 film Gettysburg. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); blue-gray textured boards, quarterbound in dark blue cloth stamped in gilt at the spine; dustjacket; 374pp. Spine ends very slightly nudged, with some trivial soil to the top edge; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped, with a few pinpoint rubs and tiny spots of laminate lift at the extremities, and a faint stain at the base of the spine, visible only on the verso; Near Fine, without fading to the blue and gray portions of the spine panel.