Washington DC: National Civil War Centennial Commission, n.d. 1960s. Scarce miniature book about the civil war published to commemorate the centennial of the conflict. Contents include a list of "firsts," the opposing forces, battles, personalities, statistics, a chronology and more. The last page states that the facts published in the booklet were checked by the Department of Defense, the Smithsonian, the National Archives, and the Library of Congress, along with famous historians and civil war experts. Bound in black paper covers with title and crossed rifles in silver on front. Very good condition. Measures 2 x 3.25 inches. 64 pages. CIV/110518. Very Good.
Civil War History
Baltimore: James Young, 1873. Hardcover. A collection of poems beginning with this one "Read all within before you venture, One single verse of mine to censure, Because sometimes, there exist unseen, Etherial beauties all veiled in green; Rubies also, and diamonds are found, The best and brightest beneath the ground ..." Bound in green cloth boards with gilt title to spine and gilt inscription to front cover "compliments of the Baltimore Telegram." Wear to hinges and edges of boards. Dampstaining to margins of many interior pages, but still an attractive book. Illustrated. Subscription blanks for the Baltimore Telegram affixed to both endpapers. 169 pages plus index. POE/042018. Very Good.
Woodstock: Countryman Press, 1993. Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. 8vo. Black cloth backed black paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Author's inscription to half title page. Clean tight binding with illustrations throughout. Black illustrated dust jacket with white title to front and spine panels. Index, 376 pages. American Civil War History. CIV/610051. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket.
Paperback. SCARCE. Very good- in modern paper wraps with remains of original front cover depicting a young Union Soldier laid down. Illustrated with engravings. Minor browning and chipping to the edges of the first several pages. The author served in the 28th Michigan Infanty. 48 pages. American History. AME6/1282. Very Good.
Washington D.C. Polkinhorn's Steam Printing Office, 1861. Paperback. Very good in wraps/ 16pp./ John P. Hale was Senator from New Hampshire and, in 1852, the Free-Soil Party candidate for President of the United Staes. His speech concerns relations between North and South, slavery, the Missouri Compromise, etc. Civil War History. Filed in wraps. CIV/6042. Very Good.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, (1985). Hardcover. Fine in black leatherette with gilt title to front and spine panel and embossed relief illustration to front board. Facsimile published by Time-Life of the 1904 edition. Illustrations throughout. Marbled endpapers. Full gilt edges. 308 pages. Civil War. CIV2/4172. Fine.
London: Arms and Armor. Paperback. Thin, Tall 8vo. Illustrated paper wrappers with minor creasing and minor scuffing. Interior is very clean and filled with photographic illustrations of civil war soldiers. Excellent primary source for uniforms, hairstyles, and dress codes of the confederate army. CIV/092704. Very Good.
New York, Atlanta. Los Angeles, Chicago: Vantage Press, (1987). Hardcover. 1ST EDITION, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. 8vo. Blue cloth covered boards with silver title to spine. Light bump to head of spine. Author's signature to front free end page. Else is pristine. White illustrated price clipped dust jacket with dark blue title to front and spine panels. Light soiling and rubbing to dust jacket. Index, 248 pages. CIV/022211. Very Good + in Very Good DJ.
Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1961. Hard Cover. 8vo. FIRST EDITION. Grey cloth covered boards with blue title to front board and spine. Illustration to front board. White illustrated dust jacket with grey and blue title to front panel and blue title to the spine. Wear to the edges of front and back panel including a few small closed tears. Very light soiling and foxing to the jacket. Index, 173 pages. Civil War. MD/062018. Near Fine in Very Good Plus dj.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, (2007). First Edition. Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with silver title to spine. Minor bump to rear board. Inscription from author to half title page. Pristine interior with illustrations throughout. Near fine blue illustrated dust jacket with black title to front panel and white title spine panel. Bar code sticker and small spot of rubbing to rear panel of dust jacket, could be a printing error. Index, 548 pages. MD/041717. Near Fine / Near Fine.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1898. Hardcover. 8vo. In illustrated green cloth covered boards with gilt title stamp to spine and gilt and black title stamp and illustration to front board. Cover was designed by Margaret Armstrong. Small chip to head of spine cloth, slightly darkened spine, minor bumping to corners. Interior is very clean with only light toning. Darkening to dedication page due to three news clippings laid in. Front hinge starting. Ads to rear. 584 pages. CIV/022206. Very Good.
Concord, N. H. The Rumford Press, 1901. Hardcover. SCARCE 2ND EDITION. Ex libris. 8vo. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor wear to boards including soiling and bumping to corners. Wear to spine ends. Minor browning to exterior. Interior hinge is starting. Book plate of the Ship's Library of the U. S. S. Annapolis to front paste down. Two stamps on top of book plate. Ink from stamp to front free end page. Embossed stamps to several pages throughout including frontis piece, title page, and the full page illustrations. Minor foxing throughout. Includings several illustrations. 293 pages. Civil War. CIV/032409. Very Good.
New York: Orion Books, 1991. Hardcover. 8vo. In green linen backed black paper covered boards. In illustrated tan DJ that has been taped to pastedown of boards. Slight chipping to edges of DJ. Interior is mostly clean with highlighted lines scattered throughout. A good reading copy. B/w illustrations. 255pp. CIV/110504. Very Good in Very Good Minus dj.