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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.

Famous Leaders and Battle Scenes of the Civil War, Illustrated by Frank Leslie

Mr. Frank Leslie, New York, 1896. Hard Cover. Condition: VG-. No Jacket. gilt titles on embossed brown leather. 569pp. is richly illustrated with 740 period engravings. the subjects illustrated include portraits of political and military leaders, famous...

From The FW Collections


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


Gone With The Wind by Mitchell, Margaret

First Edition, First Printing, published in May 1936. A Fine copy with a reproduction First Issue Fine dust jacket. "Macmillan Spring Novels" printed on back cover. The book is bound in the publisher's cloth in excellent condition. The binding is tight wi...

From Beauport Books



A nice leather album with photographs both carte-de-viste and tintypes featuring an early and scarce Ulysses S. Grant image, two relatives who served Co. A Regiment, New Hampshire Vol. Infantry(with family notes) and other family members [Photography] B...

From Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB


THE MILITARY ANNALS OF TENNESSEE: CONFEDERATE: First Series. Embracing a Review of Military Operations, with Regimental Histories and Memorial Rolls, Compiled from Original and Official Sources by Lindsley, John Berrien. M.D., D,D. (1822-1897.)

Nashville: : J. M. Lindsley & Co, Publishers,, 1886.. Very good condition overall in original brown cloth stamped with black decorations, gilt lettering on the spine and a gilt panel on the front cover. Some fraying to the ends of the spine, and bump...

From, IOBA


One Hundred Years of American Independence - Barnes' Popular History of the United States

Handsome, antique copy of "One Hundred Years of American Independence" - Barnes' Popular History of the United States of America. 1878; A.S. Barnes & Company; New York, Chicago and New Orleans. The book contains illustrations throughout, including full-pa...

From CraigsClassics


Personal memoirs of U.S. Grant. by GRANT, Ulysses S

1885 PROVENANCE George Meade Gettysburg 1ed Civil War Memoirs General Grant "The art of war is simple enough. Find out where your enemy is. Get at him as soon as you can. Strike him as hard as you can and keep moving on." – Ulysses S. Grant An impor...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Texans Who Wore the Gray by Sid S. Johnson

1907 First edition, volume one (all published). The author served as a junior officer under McCulloch, Ross, and Nathan Bedford Forrest. Howes J-152. Nevins II, p. 225. Jenkins Basic Texas Books 110: "One of the most useful biographical compilations relat...

From Miracle Enterprises


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 Jim Arner


R. E. Lee a Biography 4 Volumes by Freeman, Douglas Southall ( SIGNED )

N. Y.: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. Very good, with some minor soil to covers, and insignificant bumping to extremities. Spines very slightly dulled. All 4 volumes are first printings with the " A ".( 1934 and1935 ) Volume 1 is signed b...

From Renaissance Books


The Life Record of H. W. Graber: A Terry Texas Ranger 1861-1865 by H. W. Graber

Three quarter leather and cloth, frontis., (portrait of H. W. Graber), 442 pp., preface. An extensive narratives relating to the 8th Texas Cavalry and his reminiscences of early Ellis and Dallas Counties. His experiences during the Civil War include his b...

From Miracle Enterprises


Chapters from the Unwritten History of the War Between the States by Lieut. R. M. Collins

Nixon-Jones Prtg. Co., St. Louis, 1893. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st. Edition; Green embossed w/gilt lettering & lines on spine, 335 pp., frontis., illus. Top of spine slightly worn. Corners slightly bumped. Lt. Collins was born in East T...

From Miracle Enterprises


Scientific American - 39 Issues, 1861 and 1862

This is a large, Civil War-era lot of 39 issues of "SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN" magazine ("A Journal of Practical Information in Art, Science, Mechanics, Agriculture, Chemistry, and Manufacturers) in very good condition. The issues date from 1861 to 1862 and fea...

From CraigsClassics


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


Life of Abraham Lincoln, sixteenth President of the United States: containing his early history and political career; together with the speeches, messages, proclamations and other official documents illustrative of his eventful administration by CROSBY, Frank

1865 1st ed Life of Abraham Lincoln Crosby Civil War Slavery Abolition Portrait "Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power." – Abraham Lincoln A rare first edition of the "Life of Abraham Lincoln" by ...

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