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USMA Class Letter for the Class of 1905

by Ramsey, Norman F. (President)

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Published
1909
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Otherwise very good condition
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1909. Paperback. Otherwise very good condition. The first installment of a newsletter updating the West Point Class of 1905 as to employment, marriage, births and deaths of the class members. News includes: 49 weddings, 22 births, 4 deaths, plans for a reunion, Class financials, details in a section called "Personals" using nicknames ("Alphabet " Williams) and amusing… Read more
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image of The West Point Scrap Book. A Collection of Stories, Songs, and Legends of the United States Military Academy

The West Point Scrap Book. A Collection of Stories, Songs, and Legends of the United States Military Academy

by Wood, Oliver E.

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Published
1871
Condition
Good + condition
Edition
First edition
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$325.00

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New York: Van Nostrand, 1871. First edition. Hardcover. Good + condition. Important Hudson River book as well as West Point title, with fascinating annotations by someone familiar with West Point in 1871. One of the sentimental tales is titled "The Cadet's Baby", about a cadet who rescues a baby on the train and through twists of fate, weds… Read more
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image of The Hudson from West Point.  Grounds of the U.S. Military Academy

The Hudson from West Point. Grounds of the U.S. Military Academy

by Currier & Ives. Palmer, F.F.

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Published
1862
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New York: Currier & Ives, 152 Nassau Street, 1862. Print. A patriotic image produced in the midst of the Civil War. The artist was Fannie Palmer, the renowned female artist at Currier & Ives, whose work is much sought after. To this day, this remains a splendid vista from West Point, looking from Trophy… Read more
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image of West Point Ferry at Garrison's Landing

West Point Ferry at Garrison's Landing

by [Garrison, NY] Barnum photographer

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Published
1865
Condition
Very good condition
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$65.00

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New York, 1865. Very good condition. An image of the West Point Ferry docked at Garrison's Landing across the river from West Point, with a large load of stacked lumber in the foreground. Square edged corners mounted on cream card, approx. 7 x 3.5", slt. faded image.
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West Point / Hudson Highlands

by [Hudson Highlands Map] USGS

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Published
1947
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Very good overall
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$30.00

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Washington DC, 1947. Very good overall. A topographical map of the Hudson River from Garrison to Beacon including West Point. Approx. 24 wide x 32". Full color.
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image of Non-Commissioned Officers, Staff Corps, etc [Full Dress].  Chromolithograph

Non-Commissioned Officers, Staff Corps, etc [Full Dress]. Chromolithograph

by [US Military] Ogden, H.A.; General Samuel B. Holabird

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Published
1885
Condition
Very good overall
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New York: B. M. Whitlock, 1885. Very good overall. Color print depicting US military uniforms worn by non commissioned officers seen in conversation on the steps of a building on the post. These include: Sergeant of Signal Corps; Musician of Artillery; Ordnance Sergeant; Post Commissary Sergeant; Post Quartermaster Sergeant; and Hospital Steward. Signed in the print… Read more
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image of Staff and Line Officers [Full Dress] Chaplain & c.  Chromolithograph

Staff and Line Officers [Full Dress] Chaplain & c. Chromolithograph

by [US Military] Ogden, H.A.; General Samuel B. Holabird

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Published
1885
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Very good overall
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New York: B. M. Whitlock, 1885. Very good overall. Color print depicting US military uniforms worn by officers seen in conversation, some seated on a bench, in a parade ground setting. These include: Officer Signal Corps; Officer General Staff Corps; Chaplain; Officer Inspector General's Dept.; Field Officer, Infantry; Company Officer, Infantry; and Company Officer Infantry. Signed… Read more
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image of An Address Delivered Before the Corps of Cadets of the United States Military Academy, at West Point, on the Fifty Third Anniversary of American Independence

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Newburgh, NY: Parmenter & Spalding, 1829. A West Point cadet's 4th of July speech delivered to the Corps of Cadets, in which first classman Joseph Ritner emphasizes national pride over sectional feelings, and the aim of the Army to support the nation above all. Cadet Ritner here eloquently describes this pride, which would be sorely tested by the… Read more
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image of Signed photograph of West Point: embankment looking northeast

Signed photograph of West Point: embankment looking northeast

by Brady, Mathew B; West Point; Photography

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Published
1865
Condition
Very good condition
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$375.00

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New York, 1865. Very good condition. Albumen photograph by Mathew B. Brady (ca. 1823 - 1896), an important early American photographer best known for his images of the Civil war, and his iconic portraits of Abraham Lincoln. The image shows the Embankment at the right, with rows of artillery neatly arranged, and a dirt path leading up… Read more
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An Essay on the Church

by Jones, William

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Published
1787
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Very good overall
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$475.00

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Gloucester: Printed by R. Raikes for G.G.J. and J. Robinson, 1787. Wraps. Very good overall. With an interesting, possibly Colonial bookplate of John Moore, with the motto "Nihil utile quod non honestum". A bookplate of this description appears in "Loan Exhibition of Colonial Book-plates", National Society of Colonial Dames in the State of New York. 1908.… Read more
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image of Map of Fort Constitution, Martelaers Rock [and]  engraving of Boom and Chain at West Point

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New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1863. Very good condition. A map of Fort Constitution showing its location and proximity to West Point, along with an engraving. of the Boom and chain that extended from West Point to Martelaers Rock during the Revolutionary War. 8vo, b&w, disbound, very clean.
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image of Offer to become a Cadet to West Point for Eckstein Case (1858-1944) of Carlyle, Illinois

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1878. Headed "War Department" in Washington, this document informs Mr. Case that "the President has CONDITIONALLY selected you for appointment as a Cadet of the United States Military Academy at West Point." The 3 following pages give information about appointment and admission of cadets. These include qualifications, character of physical and academic examination; academic duties, pay of… Read more
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image of 1920s Plebe Cadet Uniform Hat Box Label

1920s Plebe Cadet Uniform Hat Box Label

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Published
1920
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Very good condition
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$40.00

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1920. Very good condition. Color hat box label advertising "America's Finest Plebe Hats" manufactured by Irving Samuels Hat Co. Also called a Tar Bucket Parade hat. The Company was a supplier to the West Point Army Academy and other academies in the 1920s and 30s. Across the bottom of the label is a space for a… Read more
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image of The Cadets Graduating Song.  Words by a Lady of the Army, Music by a Cadet

The Cadets Graduating Song. Words by a Lady of the Army, Music by a Cadet

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Published
1848
Condition
Very good condition
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$350.00

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New York: Firth, Pond & Co, 1848. Wraps. Very good condition. Illustrated musical score with lithographed view at West Point, looking toward Constitution Island and World's End, with three cadets in different uniforms. The central figure is a cadet in dress uniform, with two chevrons displayed on both sleeves, and wearing the tall cylindrical cap with visor… Read more
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image of Official Register of the Officers and Cadets of the U. S. Military Academy, West Point, New York.  June, 1842.  Irvin McDowell's Signed Copy

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New York: J. P. Wright, 1842. Wraps. Very good condition. West Point register of the Class of 1842, which sent 86 officers to the Civil War, many to become generals. Irwin McDowell's copy, signed as a 2d Lieut. 1st Art., Adjutant (Military Staff), graduate of the Class of 1838, and later a Union Major General. The… Read more
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image of West Point Life: An Anonymous Communication, Read Before a Public Meeting of the Dialectic Society, United States Military Academy, March 5, 1859. Pamphlet

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West Point NY, 1859. Wraps. Good condition. Life at West Point written in poem form, with pencil annotations by a West Point graduate. One such miniature annotation refers to "tender hot-house plants" in the text. It reads "Cadets have been called by such names by those opposed to the institution". Horace Porter (1837 - 1921)… Read more
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image of Collection of West Point Hop Cards once belonging to Ruth Hill and Ethel Hill, daughters of Manhattan Realtor Spencer Hill, with Notable Dance Partners such as Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Philadelphia: Elliott, 1917. Ephemera. A large collection of 56 West Point engraved hop cards, mostly from "the Class the Stars Fell On", the class of 1915 as well as 1916 & 1917. The cards were collected by sisters Ruth Hill [1892-1976] and Ethel Hill [1893-1983], daughters of Manhattan realtor Spencer Hill. Both sisters later moved to Bronxville,… Read more
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image of Graduation Day at West Point - The Cavalry Charge

Graduation Day at West Point - The Cavalry Charge

by [West Point; Print] Zogbaum, R. F.

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Published
1887
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Very good condition
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$125.00

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New York: Harper's Weekly, 1887. Very good condition. Striking double page wood block print of Graduation day West Point cavalry charge, the horses streaming across the field from right to left, with riders charging with swords drawn, and banner flying. Approximately 22 x 15"
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Fort Putnam West Point

by [West Point; Print]

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Published
1810
Condition
Very good condition
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$100.00

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1810. Very good condition. A rare aquatint of West Point and the tight S-curve in the Hudson River at the Highlands. Two flags are clearly visible at the summit of Fort Putnam and at the waterline. Five small boats dot the river. A couple of trees stand on the mostly rocky looking outcrops. … Read more
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image of The Military Profession in the United States and the Means of Promoting Its Usefulness and Honour; an Address Delivered Before the Dialectic Society of the Corps of Cadets of the Military Academy, West Point ...

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New York: Samuel Colman, 1839. First edition. Wraps. Very good overall. Presentation copy from the author, with a cadet signature "H. Wardwell, West Point" at the title page. Benjamin Franklin Butler (1795 - 1858) was a prominent New York lawyer, close ally of Martin Van Buren, Attorney General of the US, US Attorney for… Read more
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