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Confederate Handguns; Concerning the Men Who Made Them and the Times of Their Use

By: Albaugh, William A. et al

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bonanaza Books: 1963

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 20688


Book itself is crisp and clean with no names or writing and no bumps or soil to light grey boards. Paper of jacket is uncommonly crisp with just a few small edgetears that practicall ydisappear in brand new mylar cover and small light stain to front at bottom third next to spine not affecting image. Oversized at 9"x11". Illustrated nicely throughout with instructive black and white photographs. Billed as the first book devote solely to Confederate revolvers and p... View more info

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Buckeye Blood: Ohio at Gettysburg (SIGNED 1st Ed.)

By: Baumgartner, Richard A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Huntington, West Virginia, U.S.A., Blue Acorn Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 25954


Crisp, as new book -- no defects of note and jacket has not been price-clipped. Willarrive in brand new mylar cover. SIGNED without inscription by author on half title page and dated 2003. Measures 9"x11-1/2" and has 253 pages. Nicely illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and documents throughout. Engaging text which tells the story of Ohio's more than 4,400 citizen-soldiers, nearly 30 per cent of which lost their lives. Very good index. View more info

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Hilton Head Island in the Civil War Department of the South

By: Carse, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hilton Head Island, Hilton Head Island Historical Society: 1981

Edition: Twentieth Anniversary Edition

Seller ID: 28161


Crisp,, clean book with just a tiny dark spot to upper front corner of dustjacket, likely from an old price sticker. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Book measures 7-1/2" x 10-3/4" and has 156 pages including index. Illustrated throughout wih both drawings and black and white photographs, plus four page of color art. Wonderful map endpapers reproduced from the map which appeared in Leslie's Magazine in 1862. View more info

Uncle Dick Wootton the Pioneer Frontiersman of the Rocky Mountain Region

By: Conard, Howard Louis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, R.R. Donnelley & Sons (Lakeside Press): 1957

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 24321


Beautiful little book, part of an ongoing series, one volume of which has been published each year since 1903 by R.R. Donelley to be given to customers, stockholders ,and employees as Christmas keepsakes. The first time these enter the marketplace it's the SECONDARY marketplace. The color changes every 25 years -- this is from the navy blue series. Book measures 4-1/2"x7", has a gilded top edge and 264 pages. Illustrated. The foreword offers a sort of "State... View more info

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Autumn of Glory: The Army of Tennessee, 1862-1865

By: Connelly, Thomas Lawrence

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.A., Louisiana State Univ Press: 1991

Edition: Reprints

Seller ID: 24107


Book is very clean and attractive with no namse or writing and no bumps to light grey boards. Jacket has not been price-clipped and show no tears or chips, but has sunned some at spine as seen in photo. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar. The final volume of Connelly's trilogy, a history of one of the Confederacy's two major military forces.558 pages. View more info

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Lousiana A Narrative History

By: Davis

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Claitor's Publishing Division: 1976

Edition: Third Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 23757


This book is clean and beutiful inside and out. The only defect is a very small flat crease to the lower tip on the front board. The spine bands are intact , as is the gilt on the spine. there are no names apr writing and no dog ears. The book is beautifulland amply illustrated throughout with scenes and maps. The text is divided in eight parts: an intro in Louisiana history; French Colonial Lousiana; Spanish Colonial Louisiana; Early Years of the American Regime; Ante B... View more info

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The Naked Risk (1st Ed,.Author Pamphlet Laid-in)

By: DeMarest, Phyllis Gordon

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday: 1954

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 28124


Very nice, clean book, tightly bound. No names or writing other than former owner's handsome bookplate affixed to front pastedown. There are no bumps to boards, no creasing, and retains its very handsome dustjacket. Jacket has not been price-clipped and sports only minfor defects -- a couple tiny tears to top of spine and a tiny spot of wear to upper corners. Looks very nice in brand new mylar. Book includes separate eight page pamphlet titled "How I Happened to Write ... View more info

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Joshua DeWees; His Civil War Diary (Army of the Cumberland)

By: DeWees , Joseph (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Nashville, Indiana, Brown County Printing: 1991

Seller ID: 27624


Very clean nice booklet with no spine crease and no names or writing. The diary was kept by Joshua DeWees who spent the Civil War with Co. D, 97th OVI IV Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland. The photo on the cover is his likeness and was provided by Donald DeWees, Joshua's grandson. The areas mentioned in the text include Murfreesboro; Missionary Ridge; Knoxville; Kennesaw Mountain; Peach Tree Creek; Chattanooga; Spring Hill, Tennessee; and Huntsville, Alabama. Booklet me... View more info

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The U.S. Civil War Military Machine

By: Drury, Ian & Gibbons, Tony

Price: $40.00

Publisher: England: Dragon's World, 1993:

Seller ID: 10,865D


Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Beautiful BRAND NEW copy still in original publisher's shrinkwrap. Over 400 illustrations. Examines the entire range of arms and military equipment with complete analysis of its use and effectiveness. 192 pages. We own three like copies of this title. View more info

The Sequel of Appomattox (Chronicles of America Series #32)

By: Fleming, Walter Lynwood

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1921

Seller ID: 20347


It's a rarity to find this book with a dustjacket, but here we have it and in very good clean condition. Only faults to jacket are sunning to spine of jacket and one small tear to back side edge, almost invisible in brand new mylar. Book itself is beautiful -- navy blue boards with much ornamentation and gilded top edge which shows a few little spots of gilt loss. #32 in the Chronicles of America series, but a stand-alone title. Portrait of Charles Sumner with tissue p... View more info

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George Stoneman; A Biography of the Union General

By: Fordney, Ben Fuller

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina, McFarland: 2008

Seller ID: 18382


Crisp, BRAND NEW book. Laminated pictorial boards, designed without dustjacket. Photo illustrated in black and white. An in-depth look at the life and military career of the Civil War general who missed capturing the fleeing Jefferon Davis by a matter of hours. Probes his inability to truly enjoy success during either his military career or his later life as a politican, but concerns itself primarily with the Civil War. 197 pages. Indexed. THREE like copies available. View more info

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Women in the American Civil War (Two Volume Set)

By: Frank, Linda Tendrich (editor)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California, ABC-Clio: 2008

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 19783


Crisp, BRAND NEW set, slightly hurt.. Only faul is a wrinkle, a small nick, and a small tear to top of spine on volume II. Books measure 9"x11" with material divided between two volumes with volume I containing A-G entries and Volume II H-Z. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Includes over 300 entries covering individuals, organizations, battles and women's roles in the American Civil War. Also includes 14 conceptual essays on all aspects of life for women in... View more info

Two Views of Gettysburg

By: Fremantle, Sir Arthut J.L.; Haskell, Frank A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, R.R. Donnelley & Sons (Lakeside Press): 1964

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 24320


Beautiful little book, part of an ongoing series, one volume of which has been published each year since 1903 by R.R. Donelley to be given to customers, stockholders ,and employees as Christmas keepsakes. The first time these enter the marketplace it's the SECONDARY marketplace. The color changes every 25 years -- this is from the navy blue series. Book measures 4-1/2"x7", has a gilded top edge and 264 pages. Illustrated. The foreword offers a sort of "State... View more info

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Rebels on Lake Erie

By: Frohman, Charles E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canton, Ohio, Ohio Historical Society: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 23565


Very clean and attractive book, published for the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidental Center. The book measures 6-1/2 x x 9/4" with 157 pages, plus large black and white phtoograhs at back of book. There are no names or writing, no spine crease and a crisp clean cover. Text covers the Civil War prison located on an island in Lake Erie. Chapters delve into location, staffing, life in prison, health issues, rumors of raids, escapes, executions, the last days of the prison... View more info

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Archaeological Perspectives on the American Civil War

By: Geier, Clarence R. & Potter, Stephen R.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida, U.S.A., Univ Press of Florida: 2003

Edition: First Paper Edition

Seller ID: 15415A


Crisp, BRAND NEW book. Last copy -- slight shelfwear. Oversized. A fascinating look at Civil War material culture and battlefield archaeology. Offers archaeological fieldwork, site type diversity and theoretical perspective. Illustrated throughout with drawings and photos. 412 pages. Indexed. View more info

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Buffalo Soldiers in the West: A Black Soliders Anthology

By: Glasrud, Bruce A.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: College Station, Texas, U.S.A., Texas A & M Univ Press: 2007

Seller ID: 24625


Crispo BRANDNEW book -- last one available. A compendium of essays by scholars who researched deeply the topic of African American soldiers in the Civil War known as "buffalo soldiers" and their proud legacy. 319 pages. Indexed. View more info

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We Were the Ninth: A History of the Ninth Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, April 17, 1861 to June 7, 1864

By: Grebner, Constantin

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Kent, Ohio, Kent State University Press: 1987

Seller ID: 19617TB


Very nice, clean book -- no bumps and no names or writing. Jacket shows no tears or chips and is most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Illustrated. 322 pages. Indexed.The Ninth Ohio was a regiment composed primarily of Ohio Germans, most of whom came from Cincinnati. They fought in West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi and Georgia and saw action at Rich Mountain, Carnifix Ferry, Shiloh, Corinth, Perryville, Hoover's Gap, Nashville, Chattanooga and Chickamaug... View more info

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The 11th Alabama Volunteer Regiment in the Civil War

By: Griffin, Ronald G.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: MacFarland: 2008

Seller ID: 18317D


Crisp, BRAND NEW book. Brown cloth cover sports white printing to face and spine. Designed without dustjacket. Illustrated with black and white photos. A regimental history which seeks to trace a single military unit within the Army of Northern Virginia from its inception in 1861 to its surrender at Appomattox Court House in 1865. Roster at back of book shows officers and enlisted men from companies A through K. Significant primary research material utilized by author wa... View more info

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Dr. Edward Maynard "Letters From the Land of the Tsar 1845-1846" America's Pioneering Dental Surgeon Turned Civil War Gun Inventor

By: Hatch, Rodney S. III

Price: $40.00

Publisher: North Salem, New York, Iron Horse Publishing: 2010

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 27682


Crisp, clean ,as new book -- only fault is loss of dustjacket. Pristine boards and pages with no names or writing. Book measures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 204 pages printed on coated paper. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The author, an avid fan of genealogy, wrote the story of his descendant, the subject of this book, via the files still in the family holdings. View more info

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Fourteen Hundred and 91 Days in the Confederate Army

By: Heartsill, W.W (edited By Wiley, Bell Irvin)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Wilmington, North Carolina, Broadfoot Publishing: 1992

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 19731


Book itself appears brand new and unread. Tight hinge and pristine pages and page edges. Jacket shows one tear to top front edge with no loss of color, Handsome in brand new mylar. A facsimile reprint originally published in 1867, then again in 1953 and 1987, the latter in a a thousand copy print run by Broadfoot. Photo illustrated. A day-by-day account by a Texas private who served in both the Trans-Mississippi Department and the Army of Tennessee. 336 pages. View more info