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Many of our Biblio booksellers offer antique and rare Civil War books that would add great value to your book collection. Some of these books go into great detail about the American Civil War, and some these selections include maps and posters from the Civil War era. Browse our collection of rare Civil War books for your next great find.



INVASION OF PENNSYLVANIA BY THE CONFEDERATES (MANUSCRIPT TITLE) by ANONYMOUS

Waynesboro, Pennsylvania: Privately written, 1863., 1863. First edition. A fascinating eyewitness account written by an unnamed resident of the town of Waynesboro, Pa., concerning Confederate troop activity in Pennsylvania near the Maryland border in the...

From BUCKINGHAM BOOKS

$6,500.00


Manual of Rifle Practice by Wingate, George W

George Wingate entered the Civil War as a private in the New York State Guard. He soon discovered that the militia had very poor shooting skills, and devoted himself to correcting that failing. By the end of the war he had been promoted to Captai...

From Jim Arner

$5,000.00


Printed letter, signed in ink, to the Governor of New York (DeWitt Clinton), dated February 16th, 1826. by H. Johnson

No Binding. Very Good. Printed letter, signed in ink, from H. Johnson, Governor of Louisiana, to the Governor of New York (DeWitt Clinton), dated February 16th, 1826, stating that the state of Louisiana rejects Ohio's plan for the gradual emancipation of...

From George Robert Minkoff, Inc.

$3,750.00


BOSTON MUSEUM SECOND WEEK OF J. WILKES BOOTH THE EMINENT YOUNG TRAGEDIAN by John Wilkes Booth

[Booth, John Wilkes] BOSTON MUSEUM SECOND WEEK OF J. WILKES BOOTH THE EMINENT YOUNG TRAGEDIAN, Who has been honored by the attendance of LARGE AND ENTHUSIASTIC AUDIENCES, AND WILL APPEAR This Tuesday Evening, May 3, 1864, IN SHAKESPEARE'S PLAY OF ROMEO AN...

From G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB

$3,500.00


Colton's New Topographical Map of the States of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware, showing also eastern Tennessee, and parts of other adjoining states; all the Fortifications, Military Stations, Rail Roads, Common Roads and other internal improvements.; [Cover reads: Colton's Map of the States of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware...] by Colton, J.H

New York: J.H. Colton, 1864. Brown pebbled cloth cover stamped in blind and gilt is in pristine condition. 82 x 110 cm unfolded; 10 x 16 cm folded. Full original hand coloring on onion-skin paper. Very Good. Professionally repaired tear around section a...

From Blue Whale Books, ABAA

$3,000.00


Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant in 2 Volumes Complete. by [Civil War Memoir] Grant, Ulysses S

New York:: Charles L. Webster & Company,, 1885. This is a Fine tight set in publisher's deluxe brown morocco leather over brown cloth boards with gilt circular emblems on the front and rear covers.. There is wear to the leather edges of both volumes. Th...

From Gregor Rare Books

$2,500.00


The Life Record of H. W. Graber: A Terry Texas Ranger 1861-1865 by H. W. Graber

Three quarter leather and cloth, frontis., (portrait of H. W. Graber), 442 pp., preface. An extensive narratives relating to the 8th Texas Cavalry and his reminiscences of early Ellis and Dallas Counties. His experiences during the Civil War include his b...

From Miracle Enterprises

$2,000.00


Colton's condensed octavo atlas of the Union: containing maps of all the states and territories of the United States of America. by COLTON, Joseph Hutchins

1864 Colton Civil War ATLAS Color 25 MAPS United States EARLY Montana California Joseph Hutchins Colton had begun publishing maps in New York in the 1830s. Between 1831 and 1890, the Colton firm dominated American map publishing, although Colton had no f...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$1,950.00


A Unique Mid-Nineteenth Century Scrapbook, Containing Numerous Political Newspaper Clippings and Republican Campaign Edition For The Million: Containing The Republican Platform, The Lives of Fremont And Dayton , with Beautiful Steel Engravings of Each... by Republican Party Campaign

Boston: John P. Jewett & Co., 1856. This was the platform for the first national Presidential election (1856) with a Republican candidate, John C. Frémont. A RARE publication in its own right ( Rare Book Hub notes last copy appearing in a deale...

From Dale Steffey Books

$1,500.00


The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara

First edition with all the requisite first printing points; an absolutely stunning copy of this book which is notoriously hard to find in collectible condition....this being a near fine copy with a tight binding and clean white pages that shows some mild ...

From Grayshelf Books, IOBA, TXBA

$1,450.00


HARPER'S Pictorial History of the Civil War Part First and Part Second by Alfred H. Guernsey and Henry M. Alden

New York: McDonnell Bros., 1866 Book. Fair. Hardcover. First Edition. Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall. Large brown two volume Civil War book set with gilt cover title! 5 inch top spine cover chip & 1.5 inch bottom spine chip to volume 1. Vo...

From Rose City Books

$1,800.25


DERELICTS. An Account of Ships Lost at Sea in General Commercial Traffic and a Brief History of Blockade Runners Stranded along the North Carolina Coast, 1861-1865 (Presentation Copy). by Sprunt, James

Wilmington, NC: The Lord Baltimore Press , 1920. SIGNED on Tipped in TLS, on Alexander Sprunt & Son ( cotton exporters) stationery, the letter dated 22 April, 1920, to Dr. Joseph Hyde Pratt, noted North Carolina geologist, conservationist, state and ...

From Dale Steffey Books

$1,250.00


Chapters from the Unwritten History of the War Between the States by Lieut. R. M. Collins

Nixon-Jones Prtg. Co., St. Louis, 1893. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st. Edition; Green embossed w/gilt lettering & lines on spine, 335 pp., frontis., illus. Top of spine slightly worn. Corners slightly bumped. Lt. Collins was born in East T...

From Miracle Enterprises

$1,200.00


Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper - GETTYSBURG ADDRESS (December 5, 1863)

This is a very nice condition, rare, original issue of "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper" from December 5, 1863. This issue contains the complete text of Abraham Lincoln's GETTYSBURG ADDRESS, as well as a first-hand reporter's account of the "celebrat...

From CraigsClassics

$1,200.00


The Photographic History of the Civil War In Ten Volumes [Complete set] by Francis Trevelyan Miller

New York: Review of Reviews Company, 1911. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. A very good first edition, complete ten volume set. Blue cloth with gilt title stamping on spine. Shelf wear on head and tail of all volumes. Top edges gilt. Bindings slight...

From Uncommon Works, IOBA, ABAA, ILAB

$950.00


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