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Leaves from a War Correspondent's Diary

by Gaskill, Gordon

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Published
1946
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$50.00

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New York: The American Magazine, 1946. 16pp unpaginated. String-bound stiff cardboard, pasteon label, author's signature on front cover could be facsimile. Text is facsimile typwritten pages with occasional marginal notes. Excerpts from Gaskill's coverage of the Near East during World War II as a correspondent of The American Magazine. . First Edition. Soft Cover.… Read more
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Views from the Bunker Hill Monument (1846 Guide Book)

by Haskell & Moore Publishers

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Published
1846
Condition
Good
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$165.00

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Boston: Haskell & Moore, 1846. 12pp. Pink printed wraps, stitched binding. Minor shelfwear, several spots to front cover and first pages, wraps separated from text but present; booklet is still in overall complete condition. This is the second edition of this guide book which was originally published in 1844. Construction of the Bunker Hill Monument was… Read more
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New York: J.H. Colton, 1844. 112pp. Brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt lettering to cover, paper spine label, folding map. Corners lightly rubbed, foxing to endpapers and occasionally in text, overall clean and binding is tight, a faint partially illegible "--- History Society" stamp on rear pastedown is only evidence of ex-library status, folding map ia age-toned and archival tape-mended… Read more
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$450.00
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Swords & Roses

by Hergesheimer, Joseph

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Published
1929
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1929. 327pp. Tna cloth. SIGNED and inscribed by author on half-title page. Light wear and overall soil and spotting, top corners torn off 2 rear endpapers.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Mexican War and Its Warriors; Comprising a Complete History of All the Operations of the American Armies in Mexico

by Frost, J.

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Published
1848
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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New Haven and Philadelphia: H. Mansfield, 1848. 328 pp +11 Brown embossed cloth, gilt spine lettering and decoration, color frontispiece and numerous black and white illustrations. Spine chipped at head and tail, covers edgeworn, slight fading, rear free endpaper missing, foxing and scattered dampstaining to contents. Binding is tight, and text is complete. . First Edition. Hard Cover.… Read more
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Voyage de M. Le Chevalier de Chastellux en Amérique

by Chastellux, François-Jean

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Published
1786
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Very Good
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$425.00

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Paris: R. Le Franq, 1786. 136pp. Three quarter vellum modern marbled binding. Book is in unworn, sound condition. Possibly a pirated edition published after the 2 volume edition published the same year.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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George Washington, The Rebel & The Patriot 1762-1777 (Volume II Only)

by Hughes, Rupert

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Published
1927
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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New York: William Morrow & Company, 1927. 694pp. Blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Spine darkened, corners sound condition, cover and contents are in clean and sound condition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Voyages de M. le marquis de Chastellux dans l'Amérique Septemtrionale dans les années 1780, 1781, & 1782. (Volumes 1 and 2)

by Chastellux, François Jean marquis de

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Published
1786
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$550.00

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Paris: Prault, 1786. 390, 362pp. Contemporary mottled calf, gilt spine lettering and ornamentation, leather labels, marbled endpapers and edges. 2 folding maps, 3 folding plates. Light wear, offsetting to endpapers and slight occasional foxing, text is overall clean and the binding is tight. Chastellux served under the command of General Rochambeau during the US War of… Read more
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A Certain Eventuality... Britain and the Fall of France

by Bell. P.M.H.

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Published
1974
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780347000109
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$15.00

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Liverpool: Saxon House, 1974. 320pp. Red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Light age-toning and mild foxing to endpapers only, dust jacket has very light edgewear. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Rough Side of War; The Civil War Journal of Chesley A. Mosman

by Gates, Arnold

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Published
1987
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Limited Edition
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$95.00

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Garden City, Nrw York: The Basin Publishing Co., 1987. xiii, 442 pp. Blue buckram boards, silver spine lettering. Limited Edition SIGNED by the Author and by Mildred Sherman, granddaughter of Chesley A. Mosman. Also inscribed to a fellow Civil War Round Table member, and signed "Arnold." Book a and dust jacket are in near fine condition,… Read more
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New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., 1950. 39pp. Stapled grey wraps. Cover mildly faded, contents clean and unmarked. Illustrated. Sale number 1208 held on December 13, 1950.. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Collectors' Firearms ; -Court Swords & Other Edged Weapons Keys, Chests & Other Metalwork From the Collection of the Late W. H. Coverdale. 8vo… Read more
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Personal Narrative of Travels in the United States and Canada in 1826 with Remarks on the Present State of the American Navy

by DeRoos, Fred. Fitzgerald

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Published
1827
Condition
Fair
Edition
Second Edition
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$150.00

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London: William H. Ainsworth, 1827. xii,207pp. Half calf, marbled boards, raised bands, leather spine label, 10 of 14 plates plus foldout frontispeice. One inch pieces chipped from haed and tail of spine, wear and scufZfing to covers, contents age-toned and foxed, binding is sound, ex-library label and marking on front pastedown only. Author travels along the… Read more
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The History of North America: Containing a Review of the Customs and Manners of the Original Inhabitants;

by Cooper, Rev (Mr. William)

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Published
1809
Condition
Fair
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$35.00

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New York: Evert Duyckinck, 1809. 141pp. Quarter calf, marbled boards. Cover worn, rear board and front free endpaper missing, leather backing re-attached, former owners' names on endpapers and first page of text, text is partially dampstained but overall readable and text block is tight. . Hard Cover. Fair. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.
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Little Guide to Paris and the Battle Fields of France

by The Printemps

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Published
1921
Condition
Good
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$30.00

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Paris: The Printemps (Le Printemps), 1921. 28pp, folding map. String tied stiff wraps, pictorial paste-on label. Cover is edge-chipped and partially faded, folding map is torn along folds and long ago tape repaired but mostly complete, first and last pages lightly soiled. Illustrated throughout with photos and batllefield plans. An attractive souvenir published by Le… Read more
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Report of the Commissioners of the Israel Putnam Camp Ground to His Excellency the Governor, January 15, 1903,

by Commissioners of the Israel Putnam Camp Ground

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Published
1903
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Very Good
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Hartford, Conn.: The Hartford Printing Company, 1903. 93pp. Black embossed cloth, gilt lettering. Book is in very good, nearly unworn condition, contents are age-toned and clean, neatly written inscription on front free endpaper. Illustrated with photos and line drawings. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Life of Benjamin F. Butler

by Bland, T.A.

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Published
1879
Condition
Poor
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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New York and Boston: Lee and Shepard and Charles T. Dillingham, 1879. 202pp. Green boards, gilt bust of Butler on front board, gilt lettering to spine. Ex-library label on front pastedown, inner hinges cracked but holding, lengthy writing on rear endpapers, former owners' names on front endpapers, an aspiring artist has apparently colored part of the engraved frontispiece… Read more
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Death of a Nation; The Story of Lee and His Men at Gettysburg

by Dowdey, Clifford

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Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine
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$18.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. 381. ix pp. Tan cloth. Book is in clean, unworn condition, dust jacket is clean and umnmarked. Copyright page states that copyright was renewed in 1986 and "reprinted with permission, by Butternut and Blue 1988." A nice copy in a nice dust jacket.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo… Read more
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Lord /Grey and the World War

by Lutz, Hermann

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Published
1928
Condition
Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$25.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1928. 346pp. Red cloth,. Spine darkened but readable, light chipping to spine ends, contents ar age-toned, former owner's bookplate and pencilled notes on front endpapers, binding is tight. This is the first English language edition published simultaneously in the US and UK, subsequent to the German edition. . First American… Read more
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The Volcano Under the City

by (Stoddard, William O.)

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Published
1887
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$165.00

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New York: Fords, Howard & Hulbert, 1887. 350 pp. Red cloth, black lettering and decoration to cover and spine, folding Colton color map bound-in at front. Light wear to extremities, faint spotting, contents age-toned and otherwise clean, former owner's name, address and date (1888) on front free endpaper. Folding map is in very good condition. The… Read more
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Recollections of a Confederate Staff Officer

by Sorrel, G. Moxley

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Published
1958
Condition
Very Good
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$20.00

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Jackson, Tennessee: McCowat-Mercer Press, 1958. 322pp. Light green cloth, gilt spine lettering. Spine sunned, slight toning to endpapers. Laid-in is a "Review Copy" notice from the publisher requesting "two clippings of your review.". Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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