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The History of the Civil War in America; Comprising a Full

By Abbott, John S. C

Springfield, Massachusetts: Gurdon Bill. Good/No Jacket as Issued. 1862. First Edition. Full-Leather. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Scarce saleman's copy with list of contemporary signatures, full bindin laid in on endpaper, marbled endpapers, 9 full-page steel engravings including Abraham Lincoln frontispiece with protective tissue, musty from storage, this is 1862 salesman's copy of volume that was published in 1863, tooled leather binding slightly bowed. .

$150.00

Historic Views of Gettysburg

By Miller, Robert C

Gettysburg, PA: Jennie Wade Museum. Good+/No Jacket as Issued. 1915. First Edition. Soft cover. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Rare. Circa 1915. Profusely illustrated memorial of the Gettysburg Battlefield and Jennie Wade Museum. Covers have moderate wear/soil, contents clean and tight with no markings and no writing to text or endpapers. Historical text accompanies illustrations. .

$30.00

Up From Slavery: An Autobiography

By Washington, Booker T

Garden City, New York: The Sun Dial Press. Good/No Jacket. 1937. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Cover is nice. Hinges loose, contents tight and nice. Small previous owner bookplate. 330 pages. Based on a series of articles that appeared in the Outlook. .

$15.00

The Rebellion in the United States or, the War of 1861, Complete Set

By Frost, Mrs. J. Blakeslee

Hartfore, Connecticut: Mrs. C. Naaman Keyser. Good/No Jacket. 1863. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Volume I and II complete. Vol. I is from 1862, Vol II is from 1863. Vol. I's cover is faded and has small tears to spine. Vol. II's cover is warped, small tears to spine. Foxing throughout, contents mostly tight and nice. Previous owner signatures in pencil. Title page continues: Being a complete history of its rise and progress, commencing with the presidential election. Containing an account of the movement of troops; descriptions of battles; list of killed and wounded; burning of bridges; burial of soldiers; patriotic speeches; and other incidents of interest connected with the rebellion. Taken from Governement documents and other reliable sources. DIGITAL PHOTOS ARE AVAILABLE OF ANY BOOK. .

$700.00

We are Lincoln Men: Abraham Lincoln and His Friends

By Donald, David Herbert

New York: Simon & Schuster. Fine/Fine. 2003. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0743254686 269 pages. A presentation of Lincoln's inner circle of friends and confidantes. .

$12.00

The Springfield Daily Republican, January 20, 1865

By Springfield Daily Republican

Springfield, Massachusetts: The Springfield Daily Republican. Good. 1865. Newspaper. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall Has general wear and soiling, small tears to extremities, crease where folded in half. 8 pages. Civil War news articles include word from Sherman in Atlanta, news of rebel deserters and other items. Digital photographs are available, please email your request. .

$35.00

The Springfield Daily Republican, February 26, 1865

By Springfield Daily Republican

Springfield, Massachusetts: The Springfield Daily Republican. Good. 1865. Newspaper. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall Moderate wear and soiling. Creases where folded. 8 pages. Large article on a peace conference meeting between President Lincoln and Aleck Stephens of the South. War news includes Richmond and speculation about General Lee's future. Digital photographs are available, please email your request. .

$35.00

Women of the War: Their Heroism and Self-Sacrifice

By Moore, Frank

Hartford, CT: S. S. Scranton and Company. Good/No Jacket. 1866. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Cover bright, has wear to extremities, minor soiling, some of the cloth has wrinkling, spine darkened. Rear hinge cracked, foxed throughout, faded waterstain on some pages. Still tight and readable. Dark green cover with gilt titles, all edges gilt, 596 pages. Double frontispiece, ten plates, all tissue protected. The stories of over 40 women from the North who followed the men to the battlefields as aides, nurses, actual fighters, etc., some of whom spent time in Confederate prisons. .

$120.00

Social Life of Old Virginia Before the War

By Page, Thomas Nelson

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Good/No Jacket. 1897. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Cover bright, has wear and soiling. Split hinges, contents have some waterstains and soiling, but mostly bright and readable. Dark green cover with gilt titles and illustrations, top edge gilt, 109 pages. Illustrations are b&w, some full-page. The author's stated two-fold purpose in writing the book was to inform the younger generation of his time about the history of the South and to dispel some of the ignorance of the outside world about what life was like in that setting. .

$35.00

Pittsburgh: The Story of an American City

By Lorant, Stefan

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company. Good+/Fair. 1964. Second Printing. Hardcover. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Book has minor wear and soiling, mostly clean and tight. Jacket torn and chipped mostly to extremities. Extra large, heavy book. Contributing authors include: Henry Steel Commager on the early forts, Oscar Handlin on the city's growth, J. Cutler Andrews on the city during and after the Civil War, Henry David on labor problems, Gerald Johnson on the muckrakers and others. .

$18.00

Harriet Beecher Stowe

By Gerson, Noel B

New York: Praeger Publishers. Good+/Good. 1976. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0275340708 Cover bright, has minor wear. Jacket has some rubbing and soiling to back, wear to extremities, including small tears. Dubbed by Lincoln as "The little lady who started the big war," Stowe led a life of participation in the affairs of society that was uncommon for a woman in her day. .

$12.00

Lincoln: The Greatest Man Of The Ninteenth Century

By Brown, Charles Reynolds

New York: Macmillan. Good/No Jacket. 1922. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Has some wear and soiling. Red cloth cover with bright gilt spine titles, 77 pages. Written by a Dean of the Divinity School, Yale University. .

$12.00

"Swingin Round the Circkle," His Ideas of Men, Politics, and Things as Set Forth in His Letters to the Public Press, During the Year 1866

By Nasby, Petroleum V

Boston: Lee and Shepard Publishers. Good/No Jacket. 1867. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Cover has a little rubbing and wear to extremities. Spine faded and chipped. Hinges cracked, still tight. Contents have minor soiling, mostly nice and bright. Maroon cover with gilt spine titles, 324 pages. The author was "Late pastor of the Church of the New Dispensation, Chaplain to his excellency the President, and P. M. at Confederate X Roads, Kentucky." Chapters deal with elections, Andrew Johnson a warning to the democracy, a Kentucky tea party, a Presidential tour, and many other aspects of the society of the time. .

$30.00

Abraham Lincoln 1808-1858

By Beveridge, Albert J

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Good+/No Jacket. 1928. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Four volumes complete. All volumes have minor wear and a little discoloration (tiny white spots) on the covers. Vol. I has dent on front cover, vol. II has small tear on spine. A few tender hinges, contents clean and tight throughout. Includes index. Top edges gilt. Over 25 illustrations, one fold-out replica of a Lincoln letter. This is a complete biography of Lincoln up to the threshold of his Presidency and the Civil War. .

$85.00

Autobiography of Seventy Years

By Hoar, George F

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Good+/No Jacket. 1903. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Two volumes complete. Covers bright, has wear to extremities and a little soiling, spine faded. Previous owner signature on back of each title page. Some pencil marking in text. Loose hinges in both volumes, frontispieces detached. Contents mostly clean and tight. Dark brown with gilt spine titles, top edge gilt, includes index. From his graduation from Harvard on, Hoar was involved in the history of the nineteenth century: the Civil War, Reconstruction, the formation of the Republican Party, a treaty with China, etc. As a Congressman and later Senator, he knew the major people of power in the U.S. Government for over half a century and his volumes are full of references to them. .

$50.00

Memoir and Letters of Charles Sumner

By Pierce, Edward L

Boston: Roberts Brothers. Good+/No Jacket. 1877. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Two volumes complete. Covers bright, a little soiling and wear to extremities, spines have small chips and tears to top and bottom. Hinges slightly loose, still tight. Previous owner signature, and occasional ink and pencil marks, pages have minor wear, slight soiling and faded dampstain, mostly clean. Still nice bright copies. Reddish brown covers with black illustrations and gilt spine titles. A thorough look at the life of one of the nineteenth century's most influential figures. .

$75.00

Lincoln: A Photobiography
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Lincoln: A Photobiography

By Freedman, Russell

New York: Clarion Books. Very Good/Very Good. 1987. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0899193803 Previous owner inscription. Jacket price-clipped. 150 pages, illustrated with photographs and prints. .

$12.00

Norwood: Or Village Life in New England

By Beecher, Henry Ward

New York: Charles Scribner & Company. Good/No Jacket. 1868. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Cover is moderately soiled and faded with wear to extremities. Spine sunned and soiled with some chipping to top and bottom. Contents foxed, hinges cracked but repaired, otherwise clean and tight. Brown cover with gilt spine titles, 549 pages. Written by the brother of Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uses Abraham Lincoln as a literary character. Reprinted from the New York Ledger, Henry wrote this as a respite from the concerns of the Civil War. .

$15.00

Lincoln's New Salem

By Thomas, Benjamin P

Chicago: Abraham Lincoln Book Shop. Very Good/Very Good. 1966. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Cover has wear to extremities. Jacket has wear and soiling. Includes index. This book is divided into three sections, a history of New Salem as a settlement, Lincoln's life there and the restoration of the old town where Lincoln lived and worked. .

$8.00