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Bound for Canaan:   The Underground Railroad and the War for the Soul of America, Bordewich, Fergus
1 Bordewich, Fergus Bound for Canaan: The Underground Railroad and the War for the Soul of America
Extremities of dust jacket are a bit stressed, now protected by fresh mylar cover. No defects in book. Pages are crisp, tight, unmarked; book appears unread. . SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 560 pages. Signed by Author. K2 Amistad 2005 0060524308 / 9780060524302 1st Edition. 2nd Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 23385 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Slave Power:  Its Character, Career, and Probable Designs; : Being an Attempt to Explain the Real Issues Involved in the American Contest, Cairnes, John Elliott
2 Cairnes, John Elliott The Slave Power: Its Character, Career, and Probable Designs; : Being an Attempt to Explain the Real Issues Involved in the American Contest
No defects, book is As New and unread. Bound in brown cloth covers with bright gilt titles. . Facsimile reprint of a classic economic work on the economic impact of slavery, and the thesis that the real causes of the American Civil War were economic. First published in 1862, during the Civil War. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 171 pages. M2 Westport, CN. Westport, CN Negro Universities Press 1969 Reprint Hardcover As New 30622 
Price: 25.00 USD
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A Friendly Mission: John Candler's Letters from America, 1853-1854, Candler, John
3 Candler, John A Friendly Mission: John Candler's Letters from America, 1853-1854
Spine and extremities of gray card covers are sunned, peeled spot to back cover. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . John Candler was an English Quaker on an anti-slavery mission to the United States in 1853 and 1854. These letters were written to his wife, and show the tremendous effort put forth by the Friends in behalf of abolition. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 134 pages. D1 Indianapolis. Indianapolis Indiana Historical Society 1951 1st Edition Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 24530 
Price: 11.50 USD
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A Yankee Girl at Richmond, Curtis, Alice Turner
4 Curtis, Alice Turner A Yankee Girl at Richmond
Faint vertical crease to spine, no other defects. No date on title page, no printings indication on copyright page. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Seldom if ever read. . Illustrated by Hattie Longstreet Price. A gorgeous copy of a scarce book. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. T5 The Penn Publishing Company 1930 Later Printing Hardcover Near Fine 31173 
Price: 175.00 USD
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The Long Surrender, Davis, Burke
5 Davis, Burke The Long Surrender
Jacket is a little stressed at extremities, now protected with acid-free mylar. No defects in book. Pages are crisp, tight, unmarked; book appears unread. . Tells the story of the collapse of the Confederacy, concentrating on the flight of Jefferson Davis and his cabinet. This is NOT a book club edition; price on jacket flap is $19.95. A beautiful copy of the first printing (First Edition, number line starting with 2, as per Random House practice) . . Octavo - 8vo. 319 pages. j4 NY. NY Random House 1985 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 16094 
Price: 16.50 USD
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6 Detzer, David Allegiance: Fort Sumter, Charleston, and the Beginning of the Civil War
No defects. Jacket now protected with acid-free polyester sleeve. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . Traces the events leading to the firing of the first shot of the American Civil War on April 12, 1861. 8 pages of plates, bibl, index, notes. Book club edition in beautiful condition. . Book Club Edition. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 367 pages. B3 NY. NY Harcourt 2001 0151006415 / 9780151006410 1st Edition Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 17128 
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7 Evans, Gen. Clement A. , Ed. Confederate Military History (Vol. 1, Part 1) A Library of Confederate States History
Gilt on page ends is a bit dulled. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . Facsimile reprint of a work originally published by the Confederate Publishing Company in 1899. Bound in red cloth; tight, square, pages clean and bright. Marbled endpapers, bright gilt decoration (the Confederate seal) and lettering on front cover and spine. A beautiful copy. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 380 pages. C5 Harrisburg, PA. Harrisburg, PA Archive Society 1994 Facsimile Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 17319 
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Report of the Secretary of the Navy. In: Message from the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress At the Commencement of the First Session of the Thirty-Second Congress. Part II, December 2, 1851 (Senate Copy), Graham, William A. , Secretary Of The Navy
8 Graham, William A. , Secretary Of The Navy Report of the Secretary of the Navy. In: Message from the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress At the Commencement of the First Session of the Thirty-Second Congress. Part II, December 2, 1851 (Senate Copy)
Original black cloth covers are heavily embossed with decoration on front, back and spine; gilt on spine is dulled. Covers are lightly soiled, worn and chipped at a few spots on extremities, bumped corners, lightly gnawed for an inch at bottom edge of front cover. Bookplate inside front cover identifies this book as having been presented to the Athenian Society Library by Col. French, as as being copy No. 538 in that library's collection. Front hinge is starting to crack, otherwise binding is tight and solid. A few pages in the book are heavily foxed, most only lightly, all are quite readable. . The first 415 pages of this book consists of the Report of the Secretary of the Navy to President Millard Fillmore, and presents a wealth of highly detailed information on the state of the U. S. Navy and Marines ten years before the American Civil War. Also bound into the book are the annual reports of the Postmaster General and the Secretary of the Interior for 1851.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 550 pages. L1 Washington DC. Washington DC A. Boyd Hamilton 1852 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 30826 
Price: 200.00 USD
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Sherman:  A Soldier's Life, Kennett, Lee
9 Kennett, Lee Sherman: A Soldier's Life
Jacket is a bit rubbed at edges, now protected by fresh mylar cover. Book has no defects. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . A new biography of one of the most fascinating generals of the Civil War. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 426 pages. M6 Harper Collins 2001 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 18607 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Sherman: a Soldier's Life, Kennett, Lee
10 Kennett, Lee Sherman: a Soldier's Life
Jacket extremities are a bit rubbed, now protected with acid-free polyester sleeve. . Biography of one of the most fascinating generals of the American Civil War. Includes 16 pages of plates, printed on coated paper. First edition, with full number line. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 426 pages. D5 Harper Collins 2001 1st Edition Hardcover As New in Near Fine dust jacket 17453 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Gettysburg -- Culp's Hill and Cemetery Hill, Pfanz, Harry W.
11 Pfanz, Harry W. Gettysburg -- Culp's Hill and Cemetery Hill
New and unread. No defects, dust jacket now in fresh mylar sleeve. . Profusely illustrated with maps and photos. A beautiful, brand-new copy. . Civil War America Series. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 507 pages. R2 The University of North Carolina Press 1993 2nd Printing Hardcover New in New dust jacket 26524 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Robert E. Lee: a Portrait 1807-1861 and the Complete Man: 1861-1870 2 Volume Set, Sanborn, Margaret
12 Sanborn, Margaret Robert E. Lee: a Portrait 1807-1861 and the Complete Man: 1861-1870 2 Volume Set
Two volume set. Dust jackets are price-clipped with light edgewear, now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Books are both stated First Editions with blue topstain. Foot of spine is bumped and former owner has added a completion note to herself on the first endpaper in A Portrait, otherwise books have no defects and appear unread. . BOTH VOLUMES ARE NEATLY SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page. A beautiful collectible copy of an important biography. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 353 pages. Signed by Author. B1 J. B. Lippincott 1966 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 31510 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Life and Military Services of Brevet-Major General Robert S. Foster, Smith, Charles W
13 Smith, Charles W Life and Military Services of Brevet-Major General Robert S. Foster
Gray card covers are lightly soiled, staples in booklet have rusted with subsequent discoloration of pages around the staples. . General Foster was born in Vernon, Indiana and lived in Indianapolis. He fought in the Civil War on the side of the Union. Scarce. This is a brief history of his life and career in the Army. First edition, published in 1915. . Indiana Historical Society. Publications. Vol. V, No. 6 Series. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 16 pages. L3 Indianapolis. Indianapolis E. J. Hecker; Indiana Historical Society 1915 1st Edition Softcover Good+ with no dust jacket 26412 
Price: 30.00 USD
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14 Tucker, Phillip Thomas BURNSIDE'S BRIDGE The Climactic Struggle of the 2nd and 20th Georgia At Antietam Creek
Jacket is a little stressed at extremities, now protected with acid-free polyester sleeve. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . Book highlights a "significant but neglected aspect of Antietam [in the American Civil War] that still ranks as the bloodiest day in American history." A beautiful copy. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 198 pages. B3 Mechanicsburg, PA. Mechanicsburg, PA Stackpole Books 2000 0811701999 / 9780811701990 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover As New in Near Fine dust jacket 17142 
Price: 11.50 USD
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1863 Laws of War: Articles of War; General Orders No. 100; Army Regulations, U. S. War Department
15 U. S. War Department 1863 Laws of War: Articles of War; General Orders No. 100; Army Regulations
No defects in book or jacket, the latter now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Facsimile reproductions of the 1863 Articles of War, General Orders No. 100, and Army Regulations. Includes a new Introduction; first edition thus. . 12mo 7" - 7" tall. 196 pages. G1 Stackpole Books 2005 1st Edition Thus Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 29613 
Price: 16.50 USD
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When Johnny Comes Marching Home, Wecter, Dixon
16 Wecter, Dixon When Johnny Comes Marching Home
Dust jacket has small chips nad tears, rubbing, sunned spine, soiled back panel. Still attractive, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book is bumped at head and foot of spine, bound in orange cloth in excellent condition. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Published in 1944 and printed with wartime paper, pages are slightly darkened. . Book deals with the important question of what should be done for the brave soldiers who return home after a war, perhaps with devastating physical or emotional injuries. Four American wars are considered in depth: the American Revolution, the Civil war, World War One, and the soon-to-be-over World War Two. Fascinating reading and extremely timely. This is the 1944 edition, later printing. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 588 pages. F4 Houghton Mifflin 1944 1st Edition. Later Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 29549 
Price: 25.00 USD
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July 1863: the Incredible Story of the Bloody New York City Draft Riots, Werstein, Irving
17 Werstein, Irving July 1863: the Incredible Story of the Bloody New York City Draft Riots
Dust jacket has edgewear, still bright and attractive, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects, pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; appears unread. . The draft riots of New York City, resulting from the new conscription law that allowed the rich to buy their way out of military service (on the side of the North, in the American Civil War). . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 252 pages. E4 Messner 1957 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 29379 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Military History of Kentucky, Chronologically Arranged, Workers Of The Federal Writers Project Of The WPA & The Military Department Of Kentucky
18 Workers Of The Federal Writers Project Of The WPA & The Military Department Of Kentucky Military History of Kentucky, Chronologically Arranged
Former owner name penned to title page, No other defects. Book is extremely tight and square and is clearly unread. Except for the noted defect, book is as New. . Reprint of the 1938 edition. Beautifully bound in dark green buckram with bright gilt titles to spine and front cover. Limited to 100 copies, this is number 73. . The American Guide Series Series. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 493 pages. U3 Frankfurt, KY. Frankfurt, KY Armando J. "Al" Alfaro 2003 Reprint Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 27999 
Price: 75.00 USD
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