circa 1856. Calhoun (1782 - 1850) was an American politician who served as vice-president from 1825 - 1832 under two presidents of different political parties. He was also Secretary of State and Secretary of War as well as a Congressman. From South Carolina - he defended slavery and also supported states rights and limited government. He heavily influenced the South's succession from the Union. Engraved by J. Rogers from a daguerreotype. Foxing. Minor soiling. Size: about 6.75 in x 9.75 in. PRINT/082420. Very Good.
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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.
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.
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.
New York: Negro Universities Press, 1969. Hardcover. Originally printed in 1895. Dark brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Ownership marking in pen to front free endpaper, and minor staining from glue to gutters of first and last few pages - else clean. (Also - light foxing to title page.) 432 pages. AFAMER/070920. Very Good.
Time Life Collector's Library of the Civil War facsimile reprint of the 1879 edition by Appleton and Co. Hardcover. Fine in dark blue leather covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Relief illustration to front board. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Ex libris with previous owner's blind stamp to front free end page. 274 pp. American History. CIV6/4172. Fine.
New York: Skyhorse Publishing, 2014. Hardcover. An interesting work that provides a firsthand account of one of the most dangerous jobs of the Civil War. Knight's memoir was originally published as a serialized column in the military paper,the National Tribune. Bound in cream paper boards with black spine. In a pictorial dust jacket with black spine. In fine condition. 276 pages. CIV/041816. Fine / Fine.
New York: Ballantine Books, (1992). Hardcover. First edition. 8vo. Brown cloth backed beige paper covered boards with black title to spine. Minor fading to top edge. Spine slightly rolled. Pristine interior. Illustrated dust jacket with white title to front panel and pink title to spine panel. 516 pages. CIV/072511. Near Fine in Fine DJ.
London: Illustrated London News, 1863. Print. A nicely framed page from the Illustrated London News with two views. The first is titled "Family Worship in a Plantation in South Carolina." It depicts a black minister giving a sermon to both the white owners and black slaves of the plantation. The second is "The War in America: The Federals Shelling the City of Charleston- Shell Bursting in the Streets." It shows residents running away as the shell explodes behind them. Both of the wood engravings are lightly hand-colored. The print is double matted and in a 2.5 inch handsome dark wood frame.The frame has some nicks but is overall very good. The print is in fine condition. Print is 11.5 x 16 inches in a 20 x 25 inch frame. ART/051613. Very Good+.
London: Illustrated London News, 1864. Ephemera. This page from the Illustrated London News has two illustrations of the Civil War in America. One shows black workers unloading cotton from blockade=runners at Nassau, New Providence. The other is of General Stuart's head'quarters on the Rapidan. The prints are black and white with some hand-coloring. Folio page is double-matted in black paper and gilt. Very good plus condition. ILLUS/041613. Very Good+.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1959. Hardcover. Very good+ in grey and yellow cloth covered boared with silver title to front board and to spine. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Very good- illustrated dust jacket with white title to front and spine panels. 3 small closed tears to the edges of dust jacket. Jacket is now in protective sleeve. 273 pp. Civil War. CIV1/3132. Very Good + in Very Good Minus DJ.