New York: Doubleday, 1963. Hardcover. BOOK CLUB EDITION. Previous owner's name to front pastedown endpapers. Partially blackened out inscription to front free endpaper of vol. III. Very light shelfwear. Hardly noticable, tiny bumps to front corners of vol. III. Red lettering to navy-blue, cloth-covered spines with title of each volume in silver metallic lettering on red square background. Grey cloth-covered boards. Clear plastic covers. Maps to all endpapers. Vol. II and III have 12 to 16 page center sections of maps. Clean, tight, bright. 565 / 559 / 555 pp with notes, bibliography, acknowledgements and index. VERY GOOD PLUS. Item #71111
Historian Bruce Catton's highlights the Civil War years in this trilogy beginning with The Coming Fury (1961) in which he explores the causes and events leading to the start of the war. In volume II, Terrible Swift Sword (1963), he follows both sides as they mobilize for a massive war effort concluding in Volume III, Never Call Retreat (1965) and the final surrender.