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Robert E. Lee: a Portrait 1807-1861 and the Complete Man: 1861-1870 2 Volume Set

By Sanborn, Margaret

J. B. Lippincott. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1966. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 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 .

$80.00

A Yankee Girl at Richmond
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A Yankee Girl at Richmond

By Curtis, Alice Turner

The Penn Publishing Company. Near Fine. 1930. Later Printing. Hardcover. 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 .

$180.00

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)
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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)

By Graham, William A. , Secretary Of The Navy

Washington DC. Washington DC: A. Boyd Hamilton. Good with no dust jacket. 1852. Hardcover. 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 .

$205.00

The Slave Power:  Its Character, Career, and Probable Designs; : Being an  Attempt to Explain the Real Issues Involved in the American Contest
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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

By Cairnes, John Elliott

Westport, CN. Westport, CN: Negro Universities Press. As New. 1969. Reprint. Hardcover. 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 .

$30.00

When Johnny Comes Marching Home
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When Johnny Comes Marching Home

By Wecter, Dixon

Houghton Mifflin. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1944. 1st Edition. Later Printing. Hardcover. 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 .

$30.00

Life and Military Services of Brevet-Major General Robert S. Foster
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Life and Military Services of Brevet-Major General Robert S. Foster

By Smith, Charles W

Indianapolis. Indianapolis: E. J. Hecker; Indiana Historical Society. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1915. 1st Edition. Softcover. 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 .

$35.00

Bound for Canaan:   The Underground Railroad and the War for the Soul of  America
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Bound for Canaan: The Underground Railroad and the War for the Soul of America

By Bordewich, Fergus

Amistad. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2005. 1st Edition. 2nd Printing. Hardcover. 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 .

$35.00

Confederate Military History (Vol. 1, Part 1)  A Library of Confederate  States History
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Confederate Military History (Vol. 1, Part 1) A Library of Confederate States History

By Evans, Gen. Clement A. , Ed.

Harrisburg, PA. Harrisburg, PA: Archive Society. Fine with no dust jacket. 1994. Facsimile. Hardcover. 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 .

$21.50

Sherman:  A Soldier's Life
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Sherman: A Soldier's Life

By Kennett, Lee

Harper Collins. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2001. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 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 .

$21.50

The Long Surrender
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The Long Surrender

By Davis, Burke

NY. NY: Random House. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1985. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 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 .

$21.50