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Gettysburg The Final Fury, Catton, Bruce
101 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
102 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

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West to the Setting Sun, Chalmers, Harvey
103 West to the Setting Sun
Chalmers, Harvey
Toronto The MacMillan Co. 1946 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
Very clean blue cloth boards with gold illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Very slight wear to one corner of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, clean endpapers with maps. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. No names, writing or marks. 363 pgs. with notes and chronilogical list of events. The story of Mohawk Indian leader Joseph Brant, and the early Canadian/American frontier. 8vo. Historical Novel. 010769

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Joseph Brant: Mohawk, Chalmers, Harvey and Ethel Brant Monture
104 Joseph Brant: Mohawk
Chalmers, Harvey and Ethel Brant Monture
East Lansing, Michigan Michigan State University Press 1955 First Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket 
First edition in dust jacket. Clean rust brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with some light browning to fixed endpapers,tiny previous owner name at top edge of front fixed endpaper. Frontispiece portrait of Joseph Brant. 364 pages. Dustjacket is price clipped, has fading to spine, chipping at top and bottom edges of spine, closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022844

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Romance of the Feudal Chateaux, Champney, Elizabeth W.
105 Romance of the Feudal Chateaux
Champney, Elizabeth W.
New York G. P. Putnam 1911 Later printing Hardcover Fine No dust jacket 
Lovely decorated American trade binding in fine condition. Light grey ribbed cloth boards with dark gray, black and gold decoration and lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with gilt top page edges, clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Title page printed in red and black, with photo frontispiece with printed tissue guard. Illustrated throughout with drawings, photogravure images with printed tissue guards. 436 pages. In clear removable mylar cover. 027020

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106 Napoleon on Elba
Christophe, Robert
London MacDonald 1964 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine (unchipped). Hint of wear at base of spine, no corner bumping. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 206 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one small closed tear (under 1/2"), mere hint of fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 008156

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107 Winston S. Churchill: Companion Volumes I & II
Churchill, Randolph S.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1969 First Hard Cover Very Good++ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Two volumes (I & II) of a 3-volume set. Very clean brown cloth boards with beige cloth spines, brown title box with gold and black lettering on spines. No bumping or wear. Bindings are tight & crisp. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner name & date neatly penned on front free endpaper of each book. Companion Volume I (1874-1896) 678 pgs.; Companion Volume II (1901-1907) 675 pgs. Nice clean, tight books. 8vo. Biography. 009561

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These Hallowed Grounds, Clagett, John
108 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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The Victorian Army in Photographs, Clammer, David
109 The Victorian Army in Photographs
Clammer, David
United Kingdom David & Charles 1975 0715368532 / 9780715368534 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean book in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with beautiful black and white historical photographs throughout. 96 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, hint of slight wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024668

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The Black Room At Longwood: Napoleon's Exile On Saint Helena, Clancy, Patricia Marie Kauffmann Jean-Paul;
110 The Black Room At Longwood: Napoleon's Exile On Saint Helena
Clancy, Patricia Marie Kauffmann Jean-Paul;
New York Four Walls Eight Windows 1999 1568581289 / 9781568581286 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing with full number line on copyright page in clean unchipped jacket. Clean mustard yellow paper covered boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with remainder mark at bottom page edges near spine. 297 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020042

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111 Civilisation - A Personal View
Clark, Kenneth
New York Harper & Row 1970 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, very slight fading at top board edge. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Thoroughly illustrated with black and white and full color plates. 359 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has very slight edge wear and one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From the fall of the Roman Empire to present times, the author explores our history and culture through the diverse creative works of Western man. A must-have book for any history buff. 027207

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The Boys of '76 - A History of the Battles of the Revolution, Coffin, Charles Carleton
112 The Boys of '76 - A History of the Battles of the Revolution
Coffin, Charles Carleton
New York Harper & Brothers 1899 Hardcover Good No Dust jacket Jacket 
Green cloth boards with gold letttering, gray and black illustration on top third of cover, gold lettering on spine. Browning to spine and spine edges of boards; no fraying or wear-through. Cloth boards lightly soiled. Pages are clean. No names, writing or marks. Binding is tight & square; some cracking to paper at hinges. Liberally illustrated. Preface by the author. 1899 on title page (1876 on copyright page). 398 pages. 023474

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Dinosaurs: An Illustrated History, Colbert, Edwin Harris
113 Dinosaurs: An Illustrated History
Colbert, Edwin Harris
Maplewood, New Jersey Hammond Incorporated (Demner) 1983 0843733322 / 9780843733327 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Clean solid book and dust jacket, includes large color folded map laid in by publisher of areas where dinosaur fossils are found around the world. Book size approx. 9" x 11". Very clean gray cloth boards with gold dinosaur on cover, crisp gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; previous owner gift inscription and bookplate on front free endpaper. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs, maps. 224 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap; gold seal from The American Museum of Natural History recommending the book on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A complete book on dinosaurs written clarity and style by Dr. Edwin H. Colbert, world-renowned scientist, teacher of paleontologist, and fossil hunter. 027140

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Liberty and Property, Coleman, R. V.
114 Liberty and Property
Coleman, R. V.
New York Charles Scribner 1951 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, Firt Printing (with "A" on copyright page), in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold sailing ship design on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 62 illustrations from original paintings and engravings. 28 full page maps. 606 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has slight edge wear, no chips, not price clipped (5.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of tghe fabulous century in which the United States was borfn: 1664-1765. A straightforward, authoritative, fascinating account of the dramatic growth, and the commercial and political development, of the American colonies between 1664 and 1765. 023684

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The Fates of Nations: A Biological Theory of History, Colinvaux, Paul A.
115 The Fates of Nations: A Biological Theory of History
Colinvaux, Paul A.
New York Simon And Schuster 1980 0671252046 / 9780671252045 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray boards with orange cloth spine, blind stamped lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. Remainder mark on bottom page edges, otherwise perfectly clean and unworn. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 384 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Fascinating book and theory on why civilizations come and go - highly readable and plausible. 027206

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Bridge Across the Sky - The Berlin Blockade and Airlift, 1948-1949, Collier, Richard
116 Bridge Across the Sky - The Berlin Blockade and Airlift, 1948-1949
Collier, Richard
New York McGraw Hill 1978 0-07-011796-9 / 9780070117969 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean toast brown boards with darker brown cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 239 pgs. with index. Illustrated with historical photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has two very tiny closed edge tears (under 1/16") and tiny spot of rubbing (smaller than a pea) at top front edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. World War II. 012276

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This King Business, Collins, Frederick
117 This King Business
Collins, Frederick
New York Century Company 1923 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding in original dust jacket (signed binding - CS monogram on cover of both book and jacket). Clean orange cloth boards with blue and black decorative title box on cover, small blue and black decoration on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. 220 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author takes reader behind the thrones of Europe and into the day to day life of Royalty, including the Prince of Wales, as well as the dynasties of Spaine, Italy, Belgium, Holland and Denmark, Austria, Rumania and more. 024260

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10:56:20PM 7/20/69 (The Historic Conquest of the Moon as Reported to the American People By CBS News Over the CBS Television Network), Columbia Broadcasting System
118 10:56:20PM 7/20/69 (The Historic Conquest of the Moon as Reported to the American People By CBS News Over the CBS Television Network)
Columbia Broadcasting System
New York Columbia Broadcasting System 1970 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Large book with original dustjacket (size: 10-1/2" x 11"). The embossed dust jacket represents areas of the lunar surface including the Sea of Tranquility where astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon, July 20, 1969. Clean black cloth boards with blind-stamped title on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated in full color with images of live transmissions from the moon, text of CBS coverage of the event. Dust jacket has short closed edge tears, no chips, hint of very light soiling. Enclosed in archival quality removable mylar. 022140

Price: 75.00 USD
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119 Mr. Lincoln's Wife
Colver, Anne
Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1972 Third Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with white and black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square. Pages and edges are bright and clean. No names or bookplates inside. 363 pgs. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, has no chips, just a hint of edgewear at top and bottom of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 004759

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The American Journals of Lt. John Enys, Cometti, Elizabeth (editor)
120 The American Journals of Lt. John Enys
Cometti, Elizabeth (editor)
Adirondack Museum / Syracuse University Press 1976 0815601212 / 9780815601210 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean gold endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Preface by Harold K. Hochschild; Foreword by Julian P. Boyd. Black and white illustrations and maps (reproductions of period drawings, paintings, and engravings from sources in the U.S., Canada and Great Britain). 377 pages with index. Clean dustjacket has small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap; has small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021703

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