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Pennsylvania at Andersonville, Georgia. Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Memorial Erected by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the National Cemetery at Andersonville, Georgia
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Pennsylvania at Andersonville, Georgia. Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Memorial Erected by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the National Cemetery at Andersonville, Georgia

By (WALKER, James D.)

[Harrisburg]: (C.E. Aughinbaugh, 1909. Near Fine. First edition. Tall octavo. 94pp. Illustrated. Blue cloth stamped in gilt. Finger smudge sof the edges of the first teo leaves, modest soiling on the boards, very good or better.

$65.00

Duel Between the First Ironclads
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Duel Between the First Ironclads

By DAVIS, William C.

New York: Doubleday, 1975. Fine/Fine. Fist edition. Octavo. 201pp. Fine in fine dustwrapper with a few tiny tears on the rear panel.

$30.00

Prologue: The Journal of the National Archives: Fall 1972, Volume 4, Number 3
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Prologue: The Journal of the National Archives: Fall 1972, Volume 4, Number 3

By (VIOLA, Herman J., edited by)

Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Service of the General Services Administration, 1972. Fine. First edition. Quarto. 139-200pp. Illustrated. Fine in stapled wrappers. "The Army and the Civilian Conservation Corps, 1933-42" by Charles W. Johnson, "The Federal Career of Walter George Smith" by Thomas A. Bryson, "Disappointment in History: The Papers of John Bell Hood" by Richard M. McMurry, "Captain Lyle: Forgotten Hero of the Confederacy" by Elmer Oris Parker, "Papers in the Confederacy" by Dale E. Floyd, and more.

$45.00

The Italian Bride. A Play in Five Acts. Written for Miss Eliza Logan, and published for private distribution
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The Italian Bride. A Play in Five Acts. Written for Miss Eliza Logan, and published for private distribution

By [Levy, Samuel Yates]

Savannah: John M. Cooper & Co, 1856. Near Fine. First edition. 12mo. 132pp. Published brown cloth stamped in blind and titled in gilt. Some faint spotting on the boards, a handsome near fine copy. Ownership inscription on the half-title: "This book was written by Yates Levy of Savannah, Geo. well known to the present owner as a genial companion of the Confederate times. C.W.K. Balto. Jan 28/80." Levy was Jewish and served as a Confederate officer during the War.

$450.00

Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War
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Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War

By MELVILLE, Herman

New York: Da Capo Press, 1995. Near Fine. First edition thus. Unabridged reprint of the 1866 edition with a new introduction by Lee Rust Brown. Trade paperback. Tear on page 17, near fine. Advance Review Copy with publisher's letter laid in. Civil War poems.

$25.00

Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage: Text and Criticism
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Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage: Text and Criticism

By LETTIS, Richard, Robert F. McDonnell, William E. Morris (Stephen Crane)

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1960. Very Good. First edition. 206pp. Pages age-toned, lightly stains and rubbing on wrappers, very good. "Harbrace Sourcebooks."

$20.00

The Red Badge of Courage and Other Stories
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The Red Badge of Courage and Other Stories

By CRANE, Stephen

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1957. Very Good. First edition thus, introduction by Daniel G. Hoffman with this being his copy. Ownership signature of poet Daniel G. Hoffman on the front pastedown with his minimal penned and penciled notations on a few pages, spine lightly sunnhed, corners bumped, a very good copy lacking the dustwrapper. A handsome copy of one of the most influential novels of the Civil War and one of the great American novels of its time. "Harper's Modern Classics."

$65.00

The Soldier's Manual for Cavalry, Artillery, Light Infantry and Infantry
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The Soldier's Manual for Cavalry, Artillery, Light Infantry and Infantry

By NESMITH, James H.

Philadelphia (Printed in Japan): Riling and Lentz, 1963. Near Fine. Facsimile reprint of the original 1824 set. Eleven color plates housed in a red printed folder. Engraved by James H. Nesmith from drawings by A. Rider and Underwood, engraved by C.G. Childs from a drawing by Underwood, B. Clay, and Rider. Lacking the introductory by Anne S.K. Brown, plates are fine in a near fine edgeworn folder. "A complete set of eleven color plates especially prepared for framing reproduced in exactly 2000 sets."

$65.00

The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. Additions and Corrections to Series I - Volume XXV (to be inserted in the volume.)
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The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. Additions and Corrections to Series I - Volume XXV (to be inserted in the volume.)

By AINSWORTH, Fred C. and Joseph W. Kirkley (John S. Moodey, Indexer)

Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1902. Near Fine. Supplemental insert only. Single sheet folded, [4pp.] Edges rubbed, near fine.

$40.00

The Battleship in the United States Navy
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The Battleship in the United States Navy

By ELLER, E.M., introduction by

Washington, D.C.: Naval History Division, Navy Department, 1975. Very Good. Quarto. 64pp. Stapled wrappers. Illustrated. Wrappers lightly age-toned and rubbed along the edges, very good.

$20.00

The Unwritten Chronicles of Robert E. Lee
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The Unwritten Chronicles of Robert E. Lee

By HERRIN, Lamar

New York: A Thomas Dunne Book / St. Martin's Press, 1989. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Affectionately Inscribed to fellow author Nicholas Delbanco by the author.

$25.00

Yellowhair (Custeriana Monograph #6)
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Yellowhair (Custeriana Monograph #6)

By TAYLOR, Charles G. and Jason Kane

(Michigan): Special Monroe County Library System Edition / Charles G. Taylor and Jason Kane, 1979. Near Fine. Limited edition. Quarto. 41pp. Reinforce pictorial tan cloth. Preface by Lawrence A. Frost. This is number 254 of 400 printed. A play of George Armstrong Custer.

$75.00

Camera in Conflict: Armed Conflict, Bewaffnete Konflikte, Conflits Armes: The Hulton Getty Picture Collection
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Camera in Conflict: Armed Conflict, Bewaffnete Konflikte, Conflits Armes: The Hulton Getty Picture Collection

By FOX, Robert

(Koln / London: Konemann / The Hulton Getty Picture Collection, 1996. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Quarto. 420pp. Volume one only. Illustrated from black and white, and color photographs. Text in English, German, and French. Spine cocked, corners lightly bumped, near fine in a near fine dustwrapper with short tear on bottom corner on front panel with internal tape-repair. "Photography and modern war: the images of war from the first appearance of photographers on the battlefield, in the Crimea and the American Civil War, to Vietnam, the Gulf, Bosnia and Chechenya."

$40.00

Albumen Portrait Photograph of Medal of Honor-winner Captain William Y.W. Ripley [with Book]: Vermont Riflemen in the War For The Union, 1861 to 1865. A History of Company F, First United States Sharp Shooters
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Albumen Portrait Photograph of Medal of Honor-winner Captain William Y.W. Ripley [with Book]: Vermont Riflemen in the War For The Union, 1861 to 1865. A History of Company F, First United States Sharp Shooters

By RIPLEY, William Young Warren

(Rutland, Vermont), 1861. Near Fine. An original albumen print of the celebrated Union Army officer William Y.W. Ripley, together with a handsome first edition copy of his History of Company F, First United States Sharp Shooters. Ripley was wounded and later received the Medal of Honor for heroism as second in command of the 1st U.S. Sharpshooters at the Battle of Malvern Hill (July 1, 1862). Born in Middlebury, Vermont, Ripley first served as a Lieutenant in the Rutland Light Guards (1858). In May, 1861 he entered the Union Army for the Civil War as Captain and commander of the Rutland Light Guards, which was mustered in as Company K, 1st Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment. In the fall of 1861 Ripley joined the 1st United States Sharpshooters as Lieutenant Colonel and second in command. He fought in several battles, including the Battle of Malvern Hill, where at a crucial juncture, he returned to the rear to gathered reserves which he led into battle. He fought until he was seriously wounded in the leg.The oval albumen photograph of Ripley was taken in 1861, when he was serving as Captain of the Rutland Light Guards. It measures about 5.25" x 7.5", and has two small paper strips mounted at the top and bottom of the print: "Captain William Y.W. Ripley, Rutland Lt. Guard" and "Berdan's Sharp Shooters." Housed in an oval wood frame, matted and glazed. A bright, near fine image in a very good frame with rubbing and scattered scratches to the original silver opaque surface of the frame. (Not examined out of the frame).The first edition of Ripley's book was published in Rutland, Vermon by Tuttle & Co. Printers in 1883. Octavo. [1-3] 4-204pp. Bound in publisher's green cloth, stamped in black and gold on the front board. With the bookplate of Vermont author and editor Marius B. Peladeau on the front pastedown. Corners are bumped, small number stamp on the verso of the title page and bottom margin of the final page, a bookplate neatly removed from the back pastedown as evidenced by a rectangular patch of light toning and light surface tears to the pastedown, else still a handsome, near fine copy. A nice association and historically important pair of items.

$3500.00

(Broadside): Rickards. Household Games, Letter Writers' Instructor, Hints for Pocket Money, Engraved Designs, Ladies Tiolet Assistant, Recipes and Miniature Almanac
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(Broadside): Rickards. Household Games, Letter Writers' Instructor, Hints for Pocket Money, Engraved Designs, Ladies Tiolet Assistant, Recipes and Miniature Almanac

New York: S.C. Rickards & Co, 1864. Very Good. Illustrated broadside. Approximately 13.25" x 19". Old folds, very short tears in the margins, a couple of tiny holes and foxing, very good. Advertising broadside for a department store printed in five columns and including a calendar for 1864 includes illustrations of boy's Zouave jacket and gaiters, a girl's basque, a traveling dress and an undersleeve, and an illustration of how to hold a pen.

$850.00

Civil War Loyalty Oath Signed by New Jersey Ship's Captain Israel S. Blackman
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Civil War Loyalty Oath Signed by New Jersey Ship's Captain Israel S. Blackman

By BLACKMAN, Israel S.

Philadelphia, 1862. Very Good. Partially printed document Signed by Israel S. Blackman, Master of the Schooner Francis Edwards of Philadelphia dated 20 December 1862 and signed by William Harbeson(?), Collector of Customs for the District and Port of Philadelphia. Faint old folds and one tape shadow (unnecessary, as the folds are sound), a couple of very tiny nicks, still very good or better. This loyalty oath prevented the signer from having interaction on the high seas with enemies of the Union, i.e. Southern traders. Blackman was born in Galloway Township, New Jersey in 1827. After the war he was a pioneer in the U.S. Life Saving Service in Absecon, New Jersey, where he died in 1883.

$450.00

Lincoln and the Negro
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Lincoln and the Negro

By QUARLES, Benjamin

New York: Oxford University Press, 1962. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Octavo. 275pp. Neat owner's name of a collector, tiny crease on the corner of first few leaves else near fine in modestly rubbed, very good or better price-clipped dustwrapper.

$45.00

The Overthrow of American Slavery Containing Descriptions of Important Events and Sketches of Some of the Prominent Actors
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The Overthrow of American Slavery Containing Descriptions of Important Events and Sketches of Some of the Prominent Actors

By QUEAL, William G.

New York and Cincinnat: Printed for the Author by Phillips & Hunt and Cranston & Stowe, 1885. Near Fine. First edition. Octavo. 275pp. Blue cloth stamped in black and lettered in gilt. Slight wear at the extremities, a couple of faint and nearly invisible spots on the front board, overall very near fine. Largely consists of poetry about the abolition of slavery.

$100.00

When the Tide Turned in the Civil War
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When the Tide Turned in the Civil War

By McKay, Martha Nicholson

Indianapolis: The Hollenbeck Press, 1929. Fine. First printing from the manuscript of 1897. 66pp. Fine lacking the dustwrapper. An essay on Robert Gould Shaw, the 54th Massachusetts, and their assault on Fort Wagner.

$25.00

The Buffalo Soldiers: A Narrative of the Black Cavalry in the West
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The Buffalo Soldiers: A Narrative of the Black Cavalry in the West

By LECKIE, William H.

Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1967. Fine/Fine. Second printing. Octavo. 290pp. Fine in fine dustwrapper with the slightest of rubbing.

$25.00

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