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Many of our Biblio booksellers offer antique and rare Civil War books that would add great value to your book collection. Some of these books go into great detail about the American Civil War, and some these selections include maps and posters from the Civil War era. Browse our collection of rare Civil War books for your next great find.

Manual of Rifle Practice by Wingate, George W

George Wingate entered the Civil War as a private in the New York State Guard. He soon discovered that the militia had very poor shooting skills, and devoted himself to correcting that failing. By the end of the war he had been promoted to Captai…

From Montana Bindery


Drama & Conflict by Robert S Weddle & Robert H Thornhoff

This book is a first edition copy inscribed by both authors. Dust jacket is still attached leaving book in great condition.…

From Faith Ann


The Photographic History of the Civil War In Ten Volumes [Complete set] by Francis Trevelyan Miller

New York: Review of Reviews Company, 1911. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. A very good first edition, complete ten volume set. Blue cloth with gilt title stamping on spine. Shelf wear on head and tail of all volumes. Top edges gilt. Bindings slight…

From Uncommon Works, IOBA, ABAA, ILAB


HARPER'S Pictorial History of the Civil War Part First and Part Second by Alfred H. Guernsey and Henry M. Alden

New York: McDonnell Bros., 1866 Book. Fair. Hardcover. First Edition. Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall. Large brown two-volume Civil War book set with a gilt cover title! 5 inch top spine cover chip & 1.5-inch bottom spine chip to volume 1. …

From Rose City Books


IOWA AND THE REBELLION by Lurton Dunham Ingersoll

The book is a first edition and in close to mint shape for an Antiquarian book. The cover and binding are in great shape, as seen from the pictures. The first few pages do have slight staining and the last page has a rip at the seem towards the bottom. Th…

From Josh's Books


Women of the war: their heroism and self-sacrifice, illustrated with steel engravings by MOORE, Frank

1866 1ed Women of the Civil War Americana Gettysburg Military Robert E Lee Moore Frank Moore was a notable American Civil War historian known for his portrayals of Civil War life and culture. One of his most important works was 'Women of the War'. While …

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


The True Ulysses S. Grant by King, Charles, (Brig.-General U.S.V., 1898-99)

Philadelphia and New York: J.B. Lippincott. Co., 1914. Presentation Copy, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at front end page -"Autographed to Florence Holbrook Poucher by her father's old friend and 'boy soldier' comrade. Charles King Decem…

From Dale Steffey Books, ABAA


Pictorial History of the United States by Alexander H. Stephens

Unusual book by vice president of the Confederacy. 360 detailed engravings and portraits. Gold embossed cover in excellent condition.…

From James Crawford


Lee's Lieutenants, A Study In Command by Freeman, Douglas Southall

First editions of each volume of Southall Freeman's classic work. Each volume is covered in original black cloth. Beautiful! Condition is Near Fine. Dust jackets Very Good+. Octavo, illustrated. Photos. Maps.Three Volumes: Vol. 1: Manassas to Malvern Hill…

From Treasure Pros


Iron Brigade General: John Gibbon, A Rebel in Blue (Contributions in Military Studies) by Mark H.; Lavery, Dennis Jordan

Used condition, previous water damage, but it doesn't affect readability of this copy.…

From The Book Cellar


Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper - GETTYSBURG ADDRESS (December 5, 1863)

This is a very nice condition, rare, original issue of "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper" from December 5, 1863. This issue contains the complete text of Abraham Lincoln's GETTYSBURG ADDRESS, as well as a first-hand reporter's account of the "celebrat…

From CraigsClassics


The Underground Railroad from Slavery to Freedom by Siebert, Wilbur H.; Introduction by Albert Bushnell Hart

New York: The Macmillan Co,, 1898. SCARCE, xxv, 478 pp with 24 pp. publisher's catalogue at end. With numerous illustrations, portraits, facsimiles, and maps, including one fold-out map, which is Fine. Publisher's black cloth with gilt lettering a…

From Dale Steffey Books, ABAA


Civil War II The Coming Breakup of America by Thomas W. Chittum

Very stiff, some slight shelf wear, Possibly unread.…

From The Book Cellar


Minnesota in the Civil and Indian Wars 1861-1865

St. Paul, Minn; 1890 and 1899: The Pioneer Press Co. Quarto. The First Minnesota regiment sustained their greatest loss at Gettysburg. The regiment were engaged in battles at Vicksburg, Chattanooga, Nashville and Atlanta. The roster within the first volu…

From Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB


Life and Reminiscences of Jefferson Davis. By distinguished men of his time. Introductory by hon. John W. Daniel, ... Illustrated and A Memoir of the life and public service of Joseph E. Johnston by JOHNSTON, Joseph E. and DANIEL, John

1890 1ed Confederate Memoirs of Joseph Johnston & Jefferson Davis Civil War CSA Two works on important American military and political figures – Joseph Johnston and Jefferson Davis Joseph E. Johnston was a 19th-century American Army officer who served…

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


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