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War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, General Index, Additions, Corrections

by Ainsworth, Gen. Fred C. & Joseph Kirkley

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Old Algonquin Books
Published
1985
Condition
As New
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780918678072
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$25.00

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Harrisburg, PA: Historical Times; National Historical Society, 1985. Reprint. Hardcover. As New. Reprint of the 1971 edition. Originally published in 1901 by the Government Printing Office. 1242 pages plus six pages of additions and corrections. This index, serial number 130, covers all four series. Heavy book in black buckram binding. … Read more
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Booked to Die 4th prtg

by Dunning, John

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Published
1992
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780684193830
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$20.00

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NY: Scribner's, 1992. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Fourth printing. Dust jacket price of $19.95 is the same as the first printings.
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Handbook of Denominations in the United States

by Mead, Frank S. , revised by Samuel S Hill

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Published
1988
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780687165711
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$7.50

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Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1988. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. Fifth printing of Eighth edition. 320 page reference on beliefs and practices of religious groups in America. Blue dust jacket is slightly faded at spine. Book is clean and straight.
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Becoming a Writer

by Brande, Dorothea

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Published
1981
Edition
First edition thus
ISBN
9780874771640
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$7.50

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Los Angeles: J.P. Tarcher, 1981. First edition thus. Paperback. Reprint of the 1934 ediiton by Brande (1893-1948). 186 pages includes index. Foreword by John Gardner explaining why this book is as valuable today as when it was written.
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Dictionary of Euphemisms & Other Doubletalk

by Rawson, Hugh

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Published
1981
Condition
Fine
Edition
BOMC
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$8.00

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New York: Crown, 1981. BOMC. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Book club edition of fun book on "linguistic fig leaves & verbal frourishes". 312 pages. Book and yellow dust jacket in fine condition. Clean and straight.
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The Origin of Species and the Descent of Man NFS

by Darwin, Charles

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no date
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
Reprint
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$15.00

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New York: Modern Library, no date. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good +/Very good. Modern Library Giant ML G 27. XVI, and 1000 pages including index, plus 6-page list of ML books. Gray boards with title & running man on green panel front and spine. Green top page edges with some white damp spots. … Read more
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The Haj

by Uris, Leon

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Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780385034593
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$35.00

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New York: Doubleday, 1984. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very good. Novel of Islam, Arabs, Jews, and the British. Signed by Uris on the half-title page. Stated first edition and $17.95 price on the dust jacket flap. Gold of the title box on spine is rubbed. Dust jacket is bright with a few half-inch tears… Read more
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Harrisburg, PA: Historical Times; National Historical Society, 1985. Reprint. Hardcover. As New. Originally published in 1884 by the Government Printing Office. Volume 1 consists of 2 parts, and volume 11 has 3 parts, so there are 14 books in all "Serial No. 1 through 14". Black buckram bindings, all in fine condition. … Read more
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$220.00
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Payton's Proper Names

by Payton, Geoffrey

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Published
1969
Condition
Fine
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$8.00

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London & New York: Frederick Warne, 1969. Hardcover. Fine/Very good. 502 page dictionary of names (people, places, things) in common usage in English. Olive cloth boards, blue price-clipped dust jacket. Crease and a couple of small chips at top of dust jacket,
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The Civil War at Charleston: Attack on Fort Sumter -- The Fighting Begins, Arpril 12, 1961--4:30 a.m.

by Wilcox, Arthur & Warren Ripley

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Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
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$35.00

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Charleston, SC: News and Courier, Charleston Evening Post, 1973. Soft Cover. Very Good. 66 pages on newsprint which has browned from age. 15x11 inch stapled softcover. Color art of Fort Sumter on front and of union soldiers arriving to the fort on the rear. Articles by Arthur Wilcox, editor, and Warren Ripley, state editor,… Read more
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All the Light We Cannot See

by Doerr, Anthony

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Published
2014
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781476746586
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$7.50

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New York: Scribner, 2014. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8th printing. Best-selling novel of two young people during the German occupation of France.
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Harper's Pictorial History of The Civil War

by Guernsey, Alfred H. & Henry M. Alden

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Published
no date
Condition
Fine
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780517224229
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$40.00

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New York: Fairfax Press, no date . Reprint. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Reprint of 1886 Harper publication. 836 pages, Contemporary accounds and 1000 illustrations, maps, plans & portraits. Blue cloth boards. Dust jacket full wrap-around color illustration of the battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam). 11x15 inches. Very heavy book: no priority or international… Read more
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Everyman's Dictionary of Literary Biography

by Browning, D. C.

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Published
1969
Condition
Fine
Edition
Third edition
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$12.50

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London: J.M. Dent, 1969. Third edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very good. Over 2300 biographies, English & American. 1969 edition with supplement at end; 1-X and 812 pages. Navy blue cloth boards with orange dust jacket. Book is fine. Dust jacket is slightly faded at spine and has a few small tears, creases, and tiny chips.… Read more
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Guard of Honor

by Cozzens, Ja,es Gould

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Published
1998
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition thus
ISBN
9780679603054
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$25.00

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New York: Modern Library, 1998. First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Novel of Army Airbase in Florida in 1943 won Pulitzer Prize in 1949. Grey boards, green & tan dust jacket, $24,95 price on jacket flap.
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Time and Again

by Finney, Jack

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Published
1970
Condition
Fine
Edition
Third Printing
ISBN
9780671204976
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$10.00

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NY: Simon & Schuster , 1970. Third Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Great time travel novel to 1880's New York. Black cloth binding. Dust jacket has edgewear, a 1" tear and creases at bottom, also long crease on front and rear flaps. Jacket price is $7.95 at bottom corner.
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The Confederate Soldier in the Civil War: The Campaigns, Battles, Sieges, Charges and Skirmishes

by Lee, Robert E. & other confederate leaders

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Published
no date
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780517224212
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$50.00

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New York: Fairfax Press, no date. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 11x15", 480 pages, numerous b/w photos and art. Also the Foundation of the Conferacy by Jefferson Davis, Stephens, Benjam, etc. Also The Confederate States Navy by Franklin Buchanan, etc. Brown boards, tan cloth spine. Gold dust jacket which photo of soldiers on front and eulogy of… Read more
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A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography

by Briggs, Asa, editor

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Published
1992
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780192116796
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$8.50

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New York: Oxford University Press, 1992. Hardcover. As New/as new. 615 page fascinating outline biographies of 1750 men and women in all fields: politics, science, arts, sports, entertainment, etc. Clean and straight with original $30 price on dust jacket flap.
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The Civil War Extra From the Pages of The Charleston Mercury & The New York Times

by Moehring, Eugene P. and Arleen Keylin, editors

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Published
1975
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780405066627
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$30.00

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New York: Arno, 1975. Hardcover. Fine/very good +. Pages are copies made from microfilm copies of the newspapers of 1861-1865. 11x15", pages are browned,and print is very small, photos and illustrations in the papers. Gray boards, endpapers slightly tanned around edges. Blue and gray pictorial dust jacket. Price $50 intact on jacket flap. … Read more
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The Gallic War and other writings of Julius Caesar

by Caesar, Julius

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Published
1957
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First edition thus
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$14.00

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New York: Modern Library, 1957. First edition thus. Hardcover. Very Good +/Very good. First Modern Library Edition. Translated and intro by Moses Hadas. Blue cloth boards with gold title on black on front and spine. Dust jacket has $1.65 price intact on flap. Book is clean and straight but has light rubbing top… Read more
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Great Voices of the Reformation

by Fosdick, Harry Emerson, Editor & commentaries

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Published
1954
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First edition thus
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$23.00

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New York: Modern Library, 1954. First edition thus. Hardcover. Very Good +/Very good. Writings of John Wycliffe, John Huss, Martin Luther, John Calvin, JohnKnox,George Fox, Cotton Mather, Rpger Williams, John Wesley, etc. Blue boards with gold on black labels. Book has slight wear at bottom corners. Dust jacket has a half-inch stain at top corner… Read more
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