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Gone For A Soldier: The Civil War Memoirs Of Private Alfred Bellard, Bellard, Alfred
1 Gone For A Soldier: The Civil War Memoirs Of Private Alfred Bellard
Bellard, Alfred
Boston Little, Brown And Company 1975 0316088331 / 9780316088336 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with stamped silver lettering and decoration on cover and spine. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with maps, drawings in color and black and white. 298 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, one small edge chip at bottom of rear panel, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in removable mylar cover. 024739

Price: 28.00 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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The Raid - A Biography of Harpers Ferry, Greene, Laurence
3 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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The Life of Winfield Scott Hancock: Personal, Military, and Political, Junkin, Rev. D. X. and Frank H. Norton
4 The Life of Winfield Scott Hancock: Personal, Military, and Political
Junkin, Rev. D. X. and Frank H. Norton
New York D. Appleton 1880 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition, with 1880 on title page and copyright page. Cobalt blue cloth boards with black and gold decoration and title box on cover and spine, quite clean, with a couple of tiny spots to rear board. Small points of wear to spine ends. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Yellow endpapers are clean, with tasteful custom bookplate of A. B. Cornell on front fixed endpaper. Pages and edges are clean. Woodcut illustrations with battle-scenes by A. R. Waud, and steel portrait by Hall, from Sarony. 398 pages. Winfield Scott Hancock was a noted general of the War of 1812 and head of the United States army at the start of the Civil War; he was also the Democratic nominee for President of the United States in 1880. 025023

Price: 30.00 USD
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Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee (by his son, Captain Robert E. Lee), Lee, Captain Robert E.
5 Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee (by his son, Captain Robert E. Lee)
Lee, Captain Robert E.
Garden City, NY Garden City Publishing (Star Books) 1924 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Reprint edition in clean illustrated dust jacket. Dark blue cloth boards with pale blue lettering on spine. Very slight wear to spine corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. With an Appendix of Unpublished Letters Edited by William Taylor Thom. Introduction by Gamaliel Bradford. Illustrated with black and white plates. 471 pages with index + publisher's advertising at rear of book. Dust jacket has small chips at top spine edge, several closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024975

Price: 14.00 USD
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The Littlest Rebel, Peple, Edward
6 The Littlest Rebel
Peple, Edward
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1914 Photo-Drama Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Photo-Drama edition, illustrated with scenes from the film, in color illustrated jacket (photo-drama scene). Clean beige cloth boards with gray lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner name and date (1914) neatly penned at top of front paste-down. Small chip at top margin of foreword page (size of small fingernail). Jacket has very small corner chips (top spine corners, smaller than a pea, smaller at corner tips. A few very short closed edge tears. A few tiny water spots to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fascinating story of the South in war times, the poverty-stricken south and their refusal to be conquered by adversity. 019233

Price: 45.00 USD
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Eye of the Storm: a Civil War Odyssey, Sneden, Private Robert Knox
7 Eye of the Storm: a Civil War Odyssey
Sneden, Private Robert Knox
New York Free Press 2000 0684863650 / 9780684863658 First Edition, Second Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean second printing in unchipped dust jacket. Clean burgundy boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Written and illustrated by Private Robert Knox Sneden. Edited by Charles F. Bryan, Jr. and Nelson D. Lankford. 329 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One of the most important Civil War documents to be published since Ulysses S. Grant's "Personal Memoirs". Four tattered scrapbooks found in a Connecticut bank vault in 1994 yielded a treasure trove of more than 500 watercolors that vividly depect America's great nationa drama. These scrapbooks--plus a 5,000 page illustrated memoir that came to light later--are the life's achievement of a long-forgotten Union private and mapmaker named Robert Knox Sneden. 024490

Price: 15.00 USD
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First Blood - The Story of Fort Sumter, Swanberg, W. A.
8 First Blood - The Story of Fort Sumter
Swanberg, W. A.
London Longmans 1960 First UK edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, binding is tight & square, no cracking. Some faint spotting to endpapers and page edges, no names, writing or marks. 373 pp. with index. Illustrated with maps, black and white plates. Dustjacket is unclipped, unchipped, no tears; hint of light soiling to edges of rear panel, very slight age toning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020974

Price: 15.00 USD
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