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cover of SELECTIONS TO BE SUNG BY THE BOY CHORUS AT UNION ARMORY:  New Haven, Conn., Thursday Evening, June 11, '91.  [Concert program]

SELECTIONS TO BE SUNG BY THE BOY CHORUS AT UNION ARMORY: New Haven, Conn., Thursday Evening, June 11, '91. [Concert program]

by Loomis Temple of Music

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Published
1891
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New Haven, CT: C.M. Loomis' Sons, 1891. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 16pp. Contains words and music to 12 selections sung at the concert, including: Dear Native Land; Flag Of The Free; Union Dixie; Who Would Sever Freedom's Shrine?; and eight more. Bound in printed wrappers, 9" x 5.75" [Unrecorded by… Read more
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cover of CIVIL WAR BOOKS:  A PRICED CHECKLIST WITH ADVICE

CIVIL WAR BOOKS: A PRICED CHECKLIST WITH ADVICE

by Broadfoot, Tom

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Published
1990
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Fine
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Third Edition
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9780916107857
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Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot, 1990. Third Edition. Hardcover. Fine. pp: xi, 560. Bound in red and gray pictorial cloth, gilt lettering on spine and cover. 10.25" x 7" This third, and best, edition added nearly 3,000 entries since the 1983 edition, and updated the market prices to 1990 levels. Includes a separate section of Confederate imprints.… Read more
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cover of CIVIL WAR BOOKS:  A CRITICAL BIBLIOGRAPHY.  Volumes I and II

CIVIL WAR BOOKS: A CRITICAL BIBLIOGRAPHY. Volumes I and II

by Nevins, Allan and others, editors

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Published
1970
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Fine
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Second printing
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Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 1970. Second printing. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Two volumes. pp: ix, 278; ix, 326; cumulative index covers both volumes. Bound in blue cloth, gilt lettering on spines, illustrated dust wrappers. 11.25" x 8.75" This major reference to books on the War Between the States contains nearly 6,000 entries, categorized by military… Read more
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cover of THE JOSEPH M. BRUCCOLI GREAT WAR COLLECTION:  At the University of South Carolina.  An Illustrated Catalogue

THE JOSEPH M. BRUCCOLI GREAT WAR COLLECTION: At the University of South Carolina. An Illustrated Catalogue

by Sudduth, Elizabeth, compiler

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Published
2005
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Fine
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First Edition
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9781570035906
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Columbia, SC: Univ of South Carolina Press, 2005. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. pp: xviii, 374, index; 20pp illustrations from photographs. Bound in black cloth, gilt lettering on spine, pictorial dust wrapper. 9.25" x 6.25" The Bruccoli collection of World War I material comprises more than 4,000 items: 3,400 print materials, 500 pieces of sheet… Read more
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cover of CATALOGUE OF THE LIBRARY OF BREVET LIEUTENANT-COLONEL JOHN PAGE NICHOLSON, U.S. VOLS...RELATING TO THE WAR OF THE REBELLION, 1861-1866

CATALOGUE OF THE LIBRARY OF BREVET LIEUTENANT-COLONEL JOHN PAGE NICHOLSON, U.S. VOLS...RELATING TO THE WAR OF THE REBELLION, 1861-1866

by Nicholson, John Page

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Published
1914
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Fine
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Reprint
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Philadelphia / Mansfield, CT: Maurizio Martino, 1914. Reprint. Hardcover. Fine. 1,022pp. Bound in blue cloth, gilt spine lettering. 8.5" x 5.5" Contains 7,500 entries. "This reprint is strictly limited to 150 copies."
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cover of THE CIVIL WAR DICTIONARY.; Maps and Diagrams by Major Allen C. Northrop and Lowell I. Miller

THE CIVIL WAR DICTIONARY.; Maps and Diagrams by Major Allen C. Northrop and Lowell I. Miller

by Boatner, Mark M. III

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Published
1962
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Fine
Edition
Third printing
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NY: David McKay, 1962. Third printing. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. pp: xvi, 974; occasional maps in text and on endpapers. Bound in black cloth, silver lettering on spine, printed dust wrapper with light edge wear. 8.5" x 5.5" Contains more than 4,000 entries, many of them quite detailed.
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cover of "POSTING THE BOOKS BETWEEN THE NORTH AND THE SOUTH":  Speech of Hon. John J. Perry, of Maine.  Delivered in the U.S. House of Representatives, March 7, 1860

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Washington DC: Buell & Blanchard, Printers, 1860. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 16pp. Tied signatures, drop-title. 9" x 6" Perry examines attitudes and actions by the northern and southern states that are leading to civil war.
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cover of HISTORICAL POEM, TO BE READ AT THE DEDICATION OF THE SOLDIERS' MONUMENT, IN WESTMINSTER, MASS., JULY 4th, 1868.  By Robert Peckham, Aged 83 Years.  This poem is founded on the history of the country from the landing of the Pilgrims on Plymouth Rock, in 1620, to the present time.  Published by the Author....Dedicated to the Friends of the fallen Soldiers in the late war, by one who lost a son

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Fitchburg [MA]: Printed at the Fitchburg Sentinel Office, 1868. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 26pp. Bound in printed green wrappers, sewn. 8.5" x 5.5"
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cover of PAMPHLETS ISSUED BY THE LOYAL PUBLICATION SOCIETY, FROM FEB. 1, 1863, TO FEB. 1, 1864.  NOS. 1 TO 44

PAMPHLETS ISSUED BY THE LOYAL PUBLICATION SOCIETY, FROM FEB. 1, 1863, TO FEB. 1, 1864. NOS. 1 TO 44

by Loyal Publication Society

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Published
1864
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: Loyal Publication Society, 1864. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First editions of all 44 pamphlets, here compiled by the Society, and with a general title-page. Original printed wrappers are present for all but 12 numbers (probably excluded because those papers are short). Bound in half black leather and marbled boards, gilt lettering on the… Read more
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cover of THE OLD FRANKLIN ALMANAC NO. 6, FOR 1865

THE OLD FRANKLIN ALMANAC NO. 6, FOR 1865

by Winch, A., publisher

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Published
1864
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Good
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First Edition
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Philadelphia: A. Winch, 505 Chestnut St., T. Sinex, Printer, 1864. First Edition. Softcover. Good. pp: 52, (4)Winch catalogue of cartes de visite. Text in two columns, except the 12 pages for the months. The main text is a running account, "A Chronicle of the Great Rebellion against the United States," from October 17, 1863 through October… Read more
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cover of MR. WINTHROP'S VOTE ON THE WAR BILL  [War with Mexico]

MR. WINTHROP'S VOTE ON THE WAR BILL [War with Mexico]

by Winthrop, Robert Charles

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Published
1846
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Very Good
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First Edition
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[Boston]: Eastburn's Press, 1846. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 12pp; edges untrimmed, and lightly dusted. Printed self-wrappers. 10.25" x 6.25" Defends Winthrop's vote in favor of the Mexican War. [American Imprints 46-7605].
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cover of CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER.  Friday Morning, October 2, 1863

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER. Friday Morning, October 2, 1863

by South Carolina, Charleston

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Published
1863
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Good
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First Edition
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Charleston, SC: A.S. Willington & Co, 1863. First Edition. Good. 2pp, broadsheet, 23." x 16.5". Six columns of text on each side. Piece (2.5" x 1"} torn from left margin with small loss of text. News headlines in this issue include: From Richmond--Meade Reinforcing Rosencrans--Yankee Army Fortifying at Culpeper C.H.; The Richmond… Read more
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cover of REPORT FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, RELATIVE TO ADDITIONAL MEANS OF DEFENCE FOR THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.  In Compliance with a Resolution of the Senate on April 28, 1826.; May 8, 1826.  Printed by order of the Senate of the United States

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Washington DC: Printed by Gales & Seaton, 1826. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 11pp. Neatly removed from a nonce volume, and spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.5" x 5.5" [American Imprints 27332].
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cover of MENNONITES IN THE WORLD WAR, OR NONRESISTANCE UNDER TEST

MENNONITES IN THE WORLD WAR, OR NONRESISTANCE UNDER TEST

by Hartzler, J.S.

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Published
1921
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Scottdale, Pa: Mennonite Publishing House, 1921. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 246pp with index. Bound in blue cloth, dark blue lettering. 7.75" x 5". Few minor spots in text. Laid in is an unused Curteich postcard (ca. 1940) showing two "Mennonite Maids of Lancaster County, Ephrata, Pa.", printed by Weit News Co., Ephrata. [WorldCat… Read more
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cover of WASHINGTON'S ATTITUDE TOWARD A NAVY:  An Address delivered ... before the Washington Association of New Jersey.  With Introduction by Henry C. Pitney, Jr., and Proceedings of the Celebration.  At Headquarters, Morristown, N.J., on February 22, 1907

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1907. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 20pp. Bound in printed green wrappers. 9" x 6" Caspar Frederick Goodrich (1847-1925) was a U.S. Navy admiral whose actions during the Spanish-American War were especially noteworthy. [WorldCat locates two holdings of this title: NYPL and Yale.].
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cover of Song sheet:  SKEDADDLING SONG.  A Parody on "Just Before the Battle."

Song sheet: SKEDADDLING SONG. A Parody on "Just Before the Battle."

by Skedaddling

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Published
1860
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Philadelphia: A.W. Auner's Printing Office, 1860. First Edition. Very Good. Three verses and a chorus, in part: "Just before the battle, Mother, I was drinking mountain dew; But when I saw the Rebels marching, Unto the rear I quickly flew...." Scrollwork border. 9.5" x 6". Sealed in archival mylar. [Wolf,… Read more
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cover of REPORT FROM THE BUREAU OF ORDNANCE AND HYDROGRAPHY:  Ex. Doc. No. 1, November 1, 1848

REPORT FROM THE BUREAU OF ORDNANCE AND HYDROGRAPHY: Ex. Doc. No. 1, November 1, 1848

by Warrington, Lewis

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Published
1848
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Good
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First Edition
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Washington DC: United States Navy, 1848. First Edition. Disbound. Good. Unbound, unopened signatures, pp: 733-1,004 + 16 folding plates of plans. Estimates in detail the equipment needs of the US Navy for 1849-1850, in part: "...The experimental course of cannon practice at the navy yard is continued with successful results by the lieutenant charged with that… Read more
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cover of ADDRESS OF CAPTAIN STOCKTON, TO THE PEOPLE OF NEW JERSEY

ADDRESS OF CAPTAIN STOCKTON, TO THE PEOPLE OF NEW JERSEY

by Stockton, Robert Field

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Published
1840
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Good
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First Edition
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Trenton: Sherman & Harron, 1840. First Edition. Original Wrappers. Good. 27pp. Bound in printed green wrappers, sewn; upper corner furled, small hole in back cover. Noted in pencil at top of front cover, "Ja B 1/60." 9" x 5.75" [American Imprints 40-6335. Felcone, New Jersey Books, 1328--see for an excellent summary of this… Read more
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cover of AMERICA'S FASTEST AND LATEST BATTLESHIP--U.S.S. SOUTH CAROLINA:; The Master, Mate and Pilot Supplement

AMERICA'S FASTEST AND LATEST BATTLESHIP--U.S.S. SOUTH CAROLINA:; The Master, Mate and Pilot Supplement

by American Association of Masters, Mates and Pilots

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Published
1909
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Original edition
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New York: American Assoc of Masters, Mates & Pilots, 1909. Original edition. Very Good. Broadsheet. On the recto is an illustration from a photograph of the U.S.S. South Carolina and 47 lines of detailed text . The verso shows the Battleship Mississippi with four lines of text and a "Complete Diagram of Warships, first vessel… Read more
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cover of AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF GEORGE DEWEY, ADMIRAL OF THE NAVY

AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF GEORGE DEWEY, ADMIRAL OF THE NAVY

by Dewey, George

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Published
1913
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913. First Edition. Original Cloth. Very Good. pp: xii, 337 with index; sepiatone frontispiece portrait, tissue guard, 30 plates from photographs, map. Bound in dark-green cloth, gilt lettering, four white stars against a blue field on the cover, top edges gilt. 9.25" x 6"
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