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The Last Cavaliers: Confederate and Union Cavalry in the Civil War

By Carter, Samuel II

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1979. Head/heel bumped; shows some shelf wear along edges & corners; previous owner's name blacked out with permanent marker on ffep. Dust jacket has mild to moderate chipping & flaking along edges, but not missing any pieces; considerable toning along edges and back of spine. Includes numerous b&w phots & illustrations, notes, bibliography, & index.. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Clarice Borio. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$8.00

The Campaigns for Vicksburg, 1862-1863: Leadership Lessons
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The Campaigns for Vicksburg, 1862-1863: Leadership Lessons

By Dougherty, Kevin J.

Havertown, PA: Casemate, 2011. New, unread book; dust jacket in protective mylar cover. 240 pages, includes Appendix of all military units involved in the Campaign, and a bibliography.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.00

Gallant Pelham: American Extraordinary

By Milham, Charles G.

Gaithersburg, MD: Olde Soldier Books, Inc., 1987. Mild bump to spine heel; corners sharp, pages clean, just lacks the crispmess of a new book. Dust jacket shows no wear, covered in a protective wrapper. Reprint edition of 1959 biography of Major John Pelham, an officer in JEB Stuart's Horse Artillery. Introduction by Maj. Gen. U.S. Grant, III; includes b&w photos, illustrations, sources & bibliography, and index. . Reprint. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$17.50

Guerrilla Warfare in Civil War Kentucky

By Fischer, Gerald W.

Morley, MO: Acclaim Press, 2014. Glossy pictorial hardcover with photo of "Morgan's Men" while prisoners of war in Western Penitentiary, Pennsylvania (same photo used on dust jacket). Clean, tight, square copy signed by author on title page. Unblemished dust jacket in mylar jacket. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Sons of Confederate Veterans, 1896: Our First 100 Years, Centennilal Edition
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Sons of Confederate Veterans, 1896: Our First 100 Years, Centennilal Edition

By Shaw, Lynn & James Troy Massey, Ed.

Paducah, KY: Turner Publishing Company, 1997. Very nice copy in white leatherette boards with title gold embossed on front cover and spine. Previous owner's name also embossed on front cover. Colour photo endpapers depict original portraits of President Davis and four of his most prominant generals. Bottom spine bumped, else a lovely, clean copy of this history of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. Includes list of select SCV camps, individual biographies of both members and veterans, and surname index. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$100.00

Redcoats and Rebels: The American Revoultion Through British Eyes
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Redcoats and Rebels: The American Revoultion Through British Eyes

By Hibbert, Christopher

New York, NY: Avon Books, 1991. Faint crease down spine; very mild shelf wear along edges; faint scratch marks on back cover. Includes b&w photos, bibliography, and index.. Reprint. Trade Paperback. Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$7.50

Jefferson's Nephews: A Frontier Tragedy

By Merrill, Boynton, Jr.

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1976. Nice, clean copy with straight spine; mild rubbing to bottom corners. Dust jacket has some mild shelf wear and faint toning to edges; now in protective Brodart cover. 462 pages, including maps and b&w illustrations, appendixes, notes, bibliography, and index.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$30.00

The Family Quarrel: A Journey Through the Years of the Revolution

By Thane, Elswyth

New York, NY: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1959. Indexed; Illustrations taken from Benson Lossing's Pictorial Field Book of the Revolution. Mild soiling, medium to heavy bumping to extremities, some wear along edges; tape remnants from old DJ cover to boards; black marks along edges of pastedowns; library card pocket on rear free endpaper; all pages present with very little looseness to spine. Dust jacket has some black marks along the edges, a library sticker on the spine, and tape remnants on the flaps. Although some minor creasing, there are no tears, rips, or major chipping; in new protective mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good+/Very Good-. Illus. by Benson Lossing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$15.00

History and Rhymes of the Lost Battalion

By McCollum, L.C. "Buck Private"

Columbus, OH: Privately Printed, 1929. Dark brown heavy card covers have creasing/rubbing/bumping around the edges but no heavy chipping or rips/tears of any kind. The last page has pulled away from the binding staples at the rear inside hinge, but the page itself is still firmly attached to binding. Pages are lightly toned throughout. Fold-out frontispiece is fully intact and in excellent condition. Spine is straight and smooth, with no gaps or other damage to bnding. Copyright page states "Seven Hundredth Thousand". Overall, an absolutely lovely copy of one soldier's tribute to his comrades in arms.. Reprint. Printer Wrapper. Very Good+. Illus. by Sly, Franklin and Tolman R. Reamer. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Private Press.

$30.00

The Dawn's Early Light
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The Dawn's Early Light

By Lord, Walter

New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Co., 1972. Illustrated endpapers; contains numerous b&w photographs and illustrations, footnotes, and index. Spine ends and corners bumped; bottom page edges unevenly cut; water stain to top page edges. Dust jacket shows moderate wear, with chipping along edges and rubbing/soiling to panels.. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover. Very Good-/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$5.00

The Greatest Generation
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The Greatest Generation

By Brokaw, Tom

New York, NY: Dell Publishing, 2001. Indexed. Faint soiling to page edges, else Fine.. Reprint. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$7.50

The Children of Pride 3: The Edge of the Sword

By Myers, Robert Manson (ed.)

New York, NY: Popular Library, 1977. A True Story of Georgia and the Civil War. In six volumes, Vol. III is set between 1860-1861. This book is graded Good. Paperback book grading key: a book that has been read more than once is graded Good to Very Good, depending on the degree of wear. The spine may be creased, slanted, or curled; the corners somewhat bumped, creased, or clipped; the edges mildly chipped or soiled; the cover a little scuffed; and/or the pages yellowed, toned, or foxed. There may be writing or a name or store/library stamp(s) or mark(s) in the book, or some small closed tears along the edges, but no rips or large pieces missing from the covers and all pages are fully intact. Ranging from Very Good+ (not quite Near Fine) down to Good- (a little better than Fair). All in all, a good reading copy.. Reprint. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$2.00

Plan of Attack
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Plan of Attack

By Woodward, Bob

New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 2004. Includes several b&w photos; indexed. Copyright page includes number line 10-1, but no price on dust jacket; believe this is a History Book Club edition.. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.00

Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West
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Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West

By Ambrose, Stephen E.

New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1997. Slight curl at bottom front corner of cover; light soiled streak along bottom page edges; smooth, straight spine - appears unread. 521 pages, including b&w photos, maps, notes, bibliography, and index.. Reprint. Trade Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.00