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Alabama Raider - A Story of a Confederate Warship, Anderson, Betty Baxter
1 Alabama Raider - A Story of a Confederate Warship
Anderson, Betty Baxter
Philadelphia / Toronto John C. Winston 1957 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket Harve Stein, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean illustrated dust jacket. Very clean light gray cloth boards with crisp red lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Harve Stein. 115 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), has small chip at top left corner of front panel, slight price sticker residue at base corner of rear panel. Author photo and biography on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. True story based on historical facts of how the confederate warship ALABAMA attacked one Union merchantman after another for nearly two years until almost one-half of the Union Fleet had been destroyed. 026888

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2 In Hampton Roads
Banks, Charles Eugene & George Cram Cook
Chicago/New York Rand McNally 1899 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with stamped white lettering on cover and spine (spine lettering has faded). Very tiny bit of wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner name & address on front free endpaper. 288 pgs. A novel set during the Civil War. 008965

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Eyewitness to a Genocide: The United Nations and Rwanda, Barnett, Michael
3 Eyewitness to a Genocide: The United Nations and Rwanda
Barnett, Michael
Ithaca/London Cornell University Press 2002 0-8014-3883-7 / 9780801438837 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean light beige boards with tan cloth spine, black stamped lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 215 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. As new book and dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 011926

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Darling Buds of May, Bates, H. E.
4 The Darling Buds of May
Bates, H. E.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1958 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated "First Edition" in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean yellow-green cloth boards with small tree decoration on cover, green lettering on spine. No fraying, binding is tight, no cracking. Very slight lean. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 219 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.75 on front inside flap), slight edge wear and surface chipping. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Delightful story of an eccentric English family, the Larkins -- lusty, devil-may-care, and drunk with the fullness of life; along comes a prim civil servant whose duty is tracking down delinquent taxes, but soon he falls under their spell! Made into an excellent TV series (1991-1993) starring a very young and lovely Catherine Zeta-Jones . 022693

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From the Alec Thomas Archives: Gone for a Soldier- The Civil War Memoirs of Private Alfred Bellard, Bellard, Alfred (David Herbert Donald, editor)
5 From the Alec Thomas Archives: Gone for a Soldier- The Civil War Memoirs of Private Alfred Bellard
Bellard, Alfred (David Herbert Donald, editor)
Boston Little, Brown Company 1975 0316088331 / 9780316088336 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean map-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated in color and black and white with the sketches of Private Alfred Bellard. 298 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one very short closed edge tear at flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One of the most remarkable Civil War records ever discovered--a memoir of the war written by an obscure private soldier, illustrated with original pencil sketches and wash drawings by its author. An unparallelled firsthand account of what it was like to be a private soldier in the Union army. 027016

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Gettysburg - The Pictures and the Story, Blocher, David
6 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

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The Poison Trail, Boos, William F., M.D.
7 The Poison Trail
Boos, William F., M.D.
Boston / New York Hale, Cushman & Flint 1939 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (stated "First Printing, April 1939" on copyright page. Clean unfaded brown cloth boards with dark brown lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Very faint browning to front free endpaper from enclosed newspaper clipping; no names, writing or bookplates. 380 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very tiny edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. In this unique book a well known toxicologist tells the story of man's constant struggle against his most insidious enemy. He draws fully from his own experiences as a physician in his special field; as consultant in the use of poison for industrial purposes and foods; and as an expert witness in many of the famous civil and criminal cases of the last twenty years. 023483

Price: 30.00 USD
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Marching On, Boyd, James
8 Marching On
Boyd, James
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1927 First 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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9 Europa in Limbo
Briffault, Robert
New York Scribner / Grosset & Dunlap 1937 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean unfaded red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 1937 on title page and copyright page, with Scribner seal and "A" under copyright statement. In clean bright Grosset & Dunlap dustjacket (blue, red and brown with bull and woman illustration on front panel. No chipping, slight edge wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 016277

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Sapphira and the Slave Girl, Cather, Willa
10 Sapphira and the Slave Girl
Cather, Willa
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1940 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with unchipped, unfaded paper title labels on cover and spine. Very slight fading to cloth on spine and mere hint of fading to spine edges. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Brief previous owner inscription on front free endpaper (one line & date). 295 pgs. Unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped ($2.50 on inner flap corner). Tiny shallow chip at base of spine and at one corner tip, one tiny closed edge tear. Very light soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel set in Virginia just prior to the outbreak of the Civil War. 8vo. Fiction. 013892

Price: 75.00 USD
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Gettysburg The Final Fury, Catton, Bruce
11 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

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This Hallowed Ground - The Story of the Union Side of the American Civil War, Catton, Bruce
12 This Hallowed Ground - The Story of the Union Side of the American Civil War
Catton, Bruce
London Victor Gollancz 1957 First 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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The Ramsden Case, Chandler, David
13 The Ramsden Case
Chandler, David
New York Simon & Schuster 1967 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean golden brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (small remainder mark on bottom page edges). Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 382 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), is clean with slight age-toning, a few tiny shallow chips at top spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel which focuses on a murder trial in a small Southern U.S. town, a case which penetrates the cliches of race relations and of human relations. 021248

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These Hallowed Grounds, Clagett, John
14 These Hallowed Grounds
Clagett, John
New York Hawthorn Books, Inc. 1968 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue-green cloth boards with cannon illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 159 pages with index. Clean dust jacket designed by Gustave Nebel is not price clipped, has a few tiny shallow edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. History and information on America's battle parks and monuments, from the American Revolutionary war's beginnings to the U.S.S. Arizona at Pearl Harbor - accompanied by well-chosen photographs. 023922

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Son of Haman, Cochran, Louis
15 Son of Haman
Cochran, Louis
Caldwell Ohio Caxton 1937 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in original unclipped jacket designed by Roberta Asseln. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Blue endpapers very slightly faded, with small crossed out previous owner name on front fixed endpaper under front jacket flap. 330 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has a few tiny closed edge tears, tiny shallow chips at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story set in New Orleans after the Civil War. 019166

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Red Badge of Courage, Crane, Stephen
16 The Red Badge of Courage
Crane, Stephen
New York Modern Library 1951 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 130 in clean illustrated dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8; Toledano number 130.4 (1951 edition with Stallman introduction). Clean red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper text block page edges. Clean Kent style endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Introduction by Robert Wooster Stallman. 267 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (1.95 on front inside flap), slight wear at folds, upper and lower spine edge. 405 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025886

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Red Badge of Courage, Crane, Stephen
17 The Red Badge of Courage
Crane, Stephen
New York Modern Library 1951 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 130 in clean illustrated dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8; Toledano number 130.4 (1951 edition with Stallman introduction). Clean red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean Kent style endpapers (small lightly penned previous owner name at top of front fixed endpaper). 267 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), has slight edge and corner wear. 367 titles on inverse of dust jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026505

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Tennessee (Two volume set complete, in dust jackets), Davidson, Donald
18 The Tennessee (Two volume set complete, in dust jackets)
Davidson, Donald
New York Rinehart & Company 1946 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Theresa Sherrer Davidson, Illustrator 
Two volume set, complete, from the "Rivers of America" series. Each volume is in its original dust jacket. Both are illustrated by Theresa Sherrer Davidson. VOLUME I: The Tennessee - The Old River - Frontier to Secession. Has clean turquoise cloth boards with burgundy title box, gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. First edition, with publisher's "R" in a circle on copyright page. Clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Two page map of the river. All pages and edges are clean. 342 pages with index. Illustrated dust jacket is clean, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap; small surface rub at right edge of front panel, very slight edge wear and slight fading to background of spine. VOLUME II: The Tennessee - The New River: Civil War to TVA. Has clean lime green cloth boards with burgundy title box, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Pages and edges are clean. 377 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap; has very slight fading to spine, tiny chips to corners. BOTH dust jackets now enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar covers. 026468

Price: 125.00 USD
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Harvard's Secret Court The Savage 1920 Purge of Campus Homosexuals, De Quille, Dan
19 Harvard's Secret Court The Savage 1920 Purge of Campus Homosexuals
De Quille, Dan
St Martins Pr 2005 0312322712 / 9780312322717 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition: October 2005 on copyright page with full number line. Clean unfaded black boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 294 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with small (under 1") closed tear at top front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In 2002 a researcher for "The Harvard Crimson" came across a restricted archive labeled "Secret Court Files, 1920". What he uncovered was 500 pgs. of clandestine documents describing in detail an eighty-year-old episode in which Harvard University maliciously persecuted and harassed young men who were believed to be engaging in homosexual activity. It was a major scandal and one ofthe biggest cover-ups in Harvard's three and half centuries. 018146

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The Clansman, Dixon, Thomas Jr.
20 The Clansman
Dixon, Thomas Jr.
New York Triangle Books 1941 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Triangle Books Edition in illustrated dust jacket. The book from which the great movie, BIRTH OF A NATION, was made. Clean turquoise cloth boards with blue decoration on cover, blue lettering and small decoration on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slightly tanned). Previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 374 pages. Clean dust jacket has small surface scrape at lower left corner of front panel, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A reprint edition of one of the best-selling historical novels of all time. An historical romance laid in the South during the days just after the Civil War. Just as Gone With the Wind tells the story of the South during the Civil War, so this famous novel tells the story of the South in the terrifying days of the Reconstruction Era. 027018

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