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King Cotton, Armstrong, Thomas
1 King Cotton
Armstrong, Thomas
London Collins 1947 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Blue cloth boards with black lettering on spne. Some fading to board edges and spine, light bumping to board edges. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 928 pgs. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, a few tiny edge chips, closed v-shaped tear on front panel (1-1/2" max. length). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about the cotton trade in the 1850's in England, against the background of the Civil War in America. Large 8vo. Historical Fiction. 015604

Price: 40.00 USD
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Gettysburg - The Pictures and the Story, Blocher, David
2 Gettysburg - The Pictures and the Story
Blocher, David
Gettysburg, PA Blocher's 1930 Revised Edition soft cover Near Fine 
Revised Edition (Twenty-second Edition). Very clean brown wraps with silk rope binding intact. Illustrated cover. No chipping or creasing; a few tiny closed edge tears. Oblong book (12" x 9-1/4"). Clean "spider-web" tissue guard at front and rear. 68 pages, illustrated with large black and white photographs. Information on the Gettysburg National Park, map of the Park, history of the battle, monuments, Lincoln's Gettysburg Address on back of rear panel. 021215

Price: 15.00 USD
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Marching On, Boyd, James
3 Marching On
Boyd, James
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1927 Stated First printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Printing, May 1927" on copyright page with Scribner seal. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 426 pgs. Original dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has slight fading to orange background on spine, a few very small edge chips, 2" closed tear at top edge of rear panel near spine, a few additional short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A Civil War novel --a magnificent romance of the times. The hero, a descendant of the Fraser family that figured in the author's previous Revolutionary War novel "Drums", is a son of a poor farmer of southern North Carolina. The story of his love for the daughter of a great slave-owner and planter runs its course throughout the war. Scarce book, particularly in jacket. 017834

Price: 80.00 USD
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Gettysburg The Final Fury, Catton, Bruce
4 Gettysburg The Final Fury
Catton, Bruce
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1974 0385020600 / 9780385020602 Third printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Third printing, in original dustjacket and slipcase. Very clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps (small return address label at top edge of front free endpaper - no other marks). 114 pp. with index. Illustrated with stunning black & white photographs (41 illustrations and 5 maps). Clean dustjacket is unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears. In clean illustrated slipcase (no cracking or chipping). In this battle account, Bruce Catton has clarified for all time the causes of the conflict; he has narrated and analyzed the course of events, paying full heed to the human tragedies; he has examined the military and political consequences of Gettysburg. 017745

Price: 20.00 USD
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This Hallowed Ground - The Story of the Union Side of the American Civil War, Catton, Bruce
5 This Hallowed Ground - The Story of the Union Side of the American Civil War
Catton, Bruce
London Victor Gollancz 1957 First UK edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First U.K. edition in unclipped original jacket. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps; no names, writing or marks. 437 pp. with index. Clean dustjacket (slightest hint of light foxing) is unchipped, not price clipped, one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A superb chronicle of the entire fight to preserve the Union from the Northern point of view. 019146

Price: 25.00 USD
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From Bull Run to Chancellorsville, Curtis, Newton Martin
6 From Bull Run to Chancellorsville
Curtis, Newton Martin
New York Putnam 1906 First Edition, Second Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Clean black ribbed cloth boards with red cross decoration on cover, stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, and hinges are sound, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers, with small previous owner name and date (1906) at top edge of front fixed endpaper. Photographic portrait of author on frontispiece with printed "signed" tissue guard; three additional portraits with tissue guards. 384 pages with index. "Published August, 1906" and "Reprinted, August, 1906" on copyright page. 1906 on title page. 023706

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Raid - A Biography of Harpers Ferry, Greene, Laurence
7 The Raid - A Biography of Harpers Ferry
Greene, Laurence
New York Henry Holt 1953 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good + good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean black cloth boards with orange and white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with map-illustrated endpapers; tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 246 pp. Dustjacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has edge wear, corner chips, and some yellowed clear reinforcement tape at top and bottom spine edges and for a a short ways along bottom front panel edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of a decisive moment in American history, seen by the victims of John Brown's raiders at Harpers Ferry. 020686

Price: 15.00 USD
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Tracing Your Civil War Ancestor, Groene, Bertram Hawthorne
8 Tracing Your Civil War Ancestor
Groene, Bertram Hawthorne
WInston-Salem, NC John F. Blair, Publisher 1973 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean maroon cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. Light surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 124 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is clean, not price clipped, with a few tiny nicks to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A guide, by an experienced historian, for tracing the military history of the soldier or sailor who sesrved on either side in the Civil War. 017665

Price: 30.00 USD
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Mrs. Hill's Journal - Civil War Reminiscences, Hill, Sarah Jane Full (Mark M. Krug, Editor)
9 Mrs. Hill's Journal - Civil War Reminiscences
Hill, Sarah Jane Full (Mark M. Krug, Editor)
Chicago R. R. Donnelley & Sons (Lakeside Press) 1980 First Thus Hardcover Near Fine No Dust jacket 
Lakeside Press edition. Clean black cloth boards with oval gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis portrait of Sarah Jane Full Hill. 350 pages, including list of "Lakeside Classics" at rear of book. Published Christmas, 1980. 022582

Price: 15.00 USD
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Seek Out and Destroy, Horan, James D.
10 Seek Out and Destroy
Horan, James D.
New York Crown Publishers 1958 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue boards with beige cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers are illustrated with maps; previous owner ink-stamp at bottom edge of front fixed endpaper. 302 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, two tiny chips at base of spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about a famous raider of the Confederate Navy. 8vo. Civil War. 013080

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Long Roll, Johnston, Mary
11 The Long Roll
Johnston, Mary
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1911 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
By Mary Johnston. First Edition, First Printing, with "Published May 1911" on copyright page, 1911 on title page. Clean grey ribbed cloth boards with decorated cover, unchipped bright gold lettering on cover and spine. Tiny water spot, barely visible, size of pea on front board - just a small spot with loss of sheen). One tiny spot of wear at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean endpapers illustrated with maps. Previous owner name and date (1911) neatly inscribed on fly leaf. Frontis color portrait of Stonewall Jackson with clean tissue guard; 3 additional color illustrations -- all by N. C. Wyeth. 683 pp. Clean and solid collectible quality first edition. 020405

Price: 35.00 USD
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12 Three Days
Longstreet, Stephen
New York Julian Messner 1947 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue boards with gold lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, rear blank free endpaper is missing. No names, writing or marks. 265 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has edge wear and small edge chips, is not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "A strangely fascinating view of Gettysburg, class of all American battles, and of the people, military and civilian, caught in the vortex of that climactic struggle in the Pennsylvania hills. The best tribute one can pay to this great novel is that it gives the reader a feeling of direct personal experience." - Paul Wellman 8vo. Historical Fiction. 010072

Price: 10.00 USD
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Miney and the Blessing, Mason, Miriam E.
13 Miney and the Blessing
Mason, Miriam E.
New York MacMillan 1961 Stated First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Dorothy Bayley Morse, Illustrator 
Stated First Printing. Clean unfaded green boards with black lettering and small illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 157 pgs. Illustrations by Dorothy Bayley Morse. Clean illustrated dustjacket has corner clipping to front inside flap but original price (3.25) is still intact, no chipping, a few very short closed edge tears, light scratches to rear panel. Author's photo on rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A story about a nine-year old girl in 1861 and her life during the early years of the American Civil War. 8vo. Children's. 015963

Price: 20.00 USD
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Gettysburg, McPherson, James M.
14 Gettysburg
McPherson, James M.
Atlanta Turner Publishing Inc. 1993 1-878685-79-1 / 9781878685797 First Edition, Second Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Mort Kunstler, Illustrator 
Clean blue-black boards with clean gray spine, gold lettering on cover, dark blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 128 pgs. Beautifully illustrated with the paintings of Mort Kunstler, maps. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Companion book to the major motion picture, "Gettysburg." 9-1/2 x 11-1/2". Civil War. 016858

Price: 20.00 USD
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North Star Conspiracy, Monfredo, Miriam Grace
15 North Star Conspiracy
Monfredo, Miriam Grace
New York St. Martin's Press 1993 0-312-09355-1 / 9780312093556 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Clean black boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fading, hint of very slight wear to corners at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper: "4/20/93 - For Ruth McGuire - Hope you enjoy this view of western New York. - Best Regards, Miriam Grace Monfredo." 322 pgs. with historical notes. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, hint of slightest edge wear and a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. By the author of "Seneca Falls Inheritance", this book is again set in Seneca Falls, NY just before the civil war and encompasses historical events involving women's rights, the underground railroad as well as an engrossing mystery. 8vo. Mystery. 015353

Price: 25.00 USD
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Lee Vs. McClellan: The First Campaign, Newell, Clayton R
16 Lee Vs. McClellan: The First Campaign
Newell, Clayton R
Washington DC Regnery Pub 1996 0895264528 / 9780895264527 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped jacket. Clean brown boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 325 pp. with index. Illustrated with maps and black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019122

Price: 15.00 USD
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Red Rock: A Chronicle of Reconstruction, Page, Thomas Nelson
17 Red Rock: A Chronicle of Reconstruction
Page, Thomas Nelson
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1899 First Edition, Early Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket B. West Clinedinst, Illustrator 
Very clean green cloth boards with gilt decoration and lettering on cover and spine. Decorated American trade binding is signed (monogram MA on cover - Margaret Armstrong). No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date (1900) beautifully penned on front free endpaper. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard; 10 additional illustrations by B. West Clinedinst. 584 pgs. 8vo. historical Fiction. 011747

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Negro in the Civil War, Quarles, Benjamin
18 The Negro in the Civil War
Quarles, Benjamin
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1953 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
SIGNED by the author, in unchipped jacket. Blue cloth textured boards with red lettering on spine. Probable book club edition, no statement of edition, no price on jacket. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Signed by the author on front free endpaper: "Good regards - Benjamin Quarles - November, 1975." 379 pp. with index. Dustjacket is unchipped, a few tiny closed edge tears, unclipped, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020586

Price: 50.00 USD
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19 The Unterrified
Robertson, Constance
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1946 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Blue top-stained page edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 503 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has some closed tears, small chips at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 008644

Price: 15.00 USD
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Lincoln's Commando - The biography of Commander William B. Cushing U.S.N., Roske, Ralph J. and Charles Van Doren
20 Lincoln's Commando - The biography of Commander William B. Cushing U.S.N.
Roske, Ralph J. and Charles Van Doren
New York Harper & Brothers 1957 Stated First edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with clean unfaded black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps; no names, writing or bookplates. 310 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs (8 pgs. with frontispiece). Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (4.50 on front inside flap), has a few tiny edge chips, very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Biography of William Barker Cushing, U.S.N., drawn from his letters and contemporary records. 017531

Price: 30.00 USD
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