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Civil War Period (1850-1877)

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Halleck: Lincoln's Chief of Staff, Ambrose, Stephen E.
1 Ambrose, Stephen E. Halleck: Lincoln's Chief of Staff
Baton Rouge, LA Louisiana State University Press 1962 First printing Hardcover Very Good Good+ Jacket 
226 pp. A study of Henry W. Halleck, Lincoln's Chief of Staff during the American Civil War. A worn, but sound, copy of Ambrose's uncommon first book. Very Good book with foxing to the textblock and some light wear to the boards in an edge-worn Good+ dust jacket with significant foxing to the rear panel and the flaps, a closed tear and a bit of wrinkling to the top of the front panel, and rubbing to the folds. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Ghost Ship of the Confederacy The Story of the Alabama and Her Captain, Boykin, Edward
2 Boykin, Edward Ghost Ship of the Confederacy The Story of the Alabama and Her Captain
New York Funk and Wagnalls Company 1957 First printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
404 pp. Price of $4.95 on front flap of dust jacket. Broadfoot 67; Nevins I 219. Signed by the author on the free front endpaper. Very Good book with a couple of spots of mild discoloration and date written on front pastedown in a Very Good lightly edge-worn dust jacket with a tear to the bottom left of the front panel. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Grant Takes Command, Catton, Bruce
3 Catton, Bruce Grant Takes Command
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1969 First printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Price of $10.00 intact; toning to spine, few hints of foxing on rear panel; states "Many happy returns" with date of June 21, 1969 and names of eight couples on free front endpaper. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Never Call Retreat The Centennial History of the Civil War Volume Three, Catton, Bruce
4 Catton, Bruce Never Call Retreat The Centennial History of the Civil War Volume Three
Garden City Doubleday 1965 First printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
555 pp. Grey cloth over boards quarter bound in green cloth with black and silver lettering (title inlaid in black) on spine and front board. Price of $7.50 on front flap of dust jacket. Nevins II 7, Broadfoot 101. Traces of edgewear, small tear to top right of rear panel; hint of fading to boards, previous owner's name and address written on free front endpaper. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Terrible Swift Sword The Centennial History of the Civil War Volume Two, Catton, Bruce
5 Catton, Bruce Terrible Swift Sword The Centennial History of the Civil War Volume Two
Garden City Doubleday 1963 First printing Hardcover Very near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
555 pp. Grey cloth over boards quarter bound in red cloth with black and silver lettering (title inlaid in black) on spine and front board, red topstain. Price of $7.50 on front flap of dust jacket. Nevins II 7, Broadfoot 101. A few hints of edge wear to jacket; small area of discoloration to topstain. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The Coming Fury The Centennial History of the Civil War Volume One, Catton, Bruce
6 Catton, Bruce The Coming Fury The Centennial History of the Civil War Volume One
Garden City Doubleday 1961 First printing Hardcover Very near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
565 pp. Grey cloth over boards quarter bound in light blue cloth with black and silver lettering (title inlaid in black) on spine and front board. Price of $7.50 on front flap of dust jacket. Nevins II 7, Broadfoot 101. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Jeb Stuart: The Last Cavalier, Davis, Burke
7 Davis, Burke Jeb Stuart: The Last Cavalier
New York Rinehart & Company, Inc. 1957 First printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
462 pp. $6.00 on front flap of jacket. Includes index, bibliography, and maps. Nevins II 50. One of an unspecified number of copies issued with a special tipped in page signed by the author. Very Good with slight separation between backstrip and textblock in an edge-worn dust jacket with a tear to the rear panel, a few tiny chips, and age darkening. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Prairie Schooner Lady The Journal of Harriet Sherrill Ward, 1853, DeWitt, Ward G.; DeWitt, Florence Stark
8 DeWitt, Ward G.; DeWitt, Florence Stark Prairie Schooner Lady The Journal of Harriet Sherrill Ward, 1853
Los Angeles Western Lore Press 1959 First printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
180 pp. Price of $5.75 on front flap of jacket. A nice copy of this Gold Rush journal centered around a family's journey from Wisconsin to California in 1853. A Near Fine book in a Very Good dust jacket with a few hints of edge wear and mild fading to the rear panel. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Civil War A Narrative: Red River to Appomattox, Foote, Shelby
9 Foote, Shelby The Civil War A Narrative: Red River to Appomattox
New York Random House 1974 First printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
1106 pp. Bound in textured grey cloth with silver lettering blocked in blue on the spine, detailed maps on endpapers and pastedowns, grey topstain. An attractive copy of the third volume in Foote's classic military study of the Civil War. Broadfoot 202. Very slight separation between top of textblock and backstrip else Fine in a Very Good dust jacket with a few traces of edge wear and toning and blackened out price on front flap of dust jacket. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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The Third Texas Cavalry in the Civil War, Hale, Douglas
10 Hale, Douglas The Third Texas Cavalry in the Civil War
Norman, OK University of Oklahoma Press 1993 First printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
347 pp. Includes several black and white photographs, notes, a bibliography, and an index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Stormy Ben Butler, Holzman, Robert S.
11 Holzman, Robert S. Stormy Ben Butler
New York The Macmillan Company 1954 First printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Signed
297 pp. Price of $5.00 on front flap of jacket. Inscribed by the author on the free front endpaper. Broadfoot 279, Nevins 65. A Near Fine book with mild offsetting to pastedowns and few hints of rubbing to corners of boards in a Very Good jacket with a few small spots of discoloration to the rear panel, a small closed tear to front panel, and few hints of edge wear. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Five Tragic Hours: The Battle of Franklin, Lee, James; McDonough, Thomas L. Connelly
12 Lee, James; McDonough, Thomas L. Connelly Five Tragic Hours: The Battle of Franklin
Knoxville The University Of Tennessee Press [1983] 1983 First edition Hardcover Very near Fine very near Fine Jacket 
217 pp. Includes an index, several black and white photographs, and maps. The first printing of the first edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The U.S. Army War College Guide to the Battle of Antietam The Maryland Campaign of 1862, Luvaas, Jay; Nelson, Harold W.
13 Luvaas, Jay; Nelson, Harold W. The U.S. Army War College Guide to the Battle of Antietam The Maryland Campaign of 1862
Carlisle, PA South Mountain Press, Inc. 1987 First printing Hardcover Very near Fine very near Fine Jacket 
310 pp. Price of $21.95 on front flap of jacket. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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John Bell Hood and the War for Southern Independence, McMurry, Richard M.
14 McMurry, Richard M. John Bell Hood and the War for Southern Independence
Lexington, KY The University Press Of Kentucky [1982] 1982 First edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
239 pp. Broadfoot 379. The first printing of the first edition. Broadfoot 379. A Near Fine book with a previous owner's stamp on free front endpaper in a like jacket with traces of age toning. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The War for the Union The Organized War: 1863-1864, Nevins, Allan
15 Nevins, Allan The War for the Union The Organized War: 1863-1864
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1971 First printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
532 pp. Broadfoot 414; Nevins II 23. Traces of foxing to to top of textblock, bookplate on front pastedown, touch of wear to bottom edges of boards; dust jacket is price-clipped with age toning and some light edge wear and rubbing. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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A Shower of Stars The Medal of Honor and the 27th Maine, Pullen, John J.
16 Pullen, John J. A Shower of Stars The Medal of Honor and the 27th Maine
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott Company 1966 First printing Hardcover Near Fine very near Fine Jacket 
269 pp. Price of $5.95 on front flap of dust jacket. Broadfoot 465; Nevins II 25. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Stonewall Brigade, Robertson, James I Jr.
17 Robertson, James I Jr. The Stonewall Brigade
Baton Rouge Louisiana State University Press 1963 First printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
271 pp. A comprehensive scholarly examination of the famous confederate brigade based largely on primary sources (Nevins 152; Broadfoot). Price clipped, traces of edge wear, small tear to front panel. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Their Tattered Flags, Vandiver, Frank E.
18 Vandiver, Frank E. Their Tattered Flags
New York Harper's Magazine Press (1970) 1970 First printing Hardcover Near Fine very near Fine Jacket 
362 pp. Price of $10.00 on front flap of jacket. Includes notes, a bibliography, and an index. Broadfoot 496. A Near Fine book with a mild fading to the top edge of the front board in a very near Fine dust jacket. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Travels in Southern California, Xantus, John
19 Xantus, John Travels in Southern California
Detroit Wayne State University Press 1976 First printing Hardcover Very near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
213 pp. Price of $12.95 on front flap of jacket. Translated and edited by Theodore Schoenman and Helen Benedek Schoenman. Illustrations and maps, index. The account of a Hungarian refugee and his experiences in pre-Civil War United States, specifically in California during the gold rush. Traces of rubbing to jacket, else Fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Fifty-Niners A Denver Diary, Zamonski, Stanley W.; Keller, Teddy
20 Zamonski, Stanley W.; Keller, Teddy The Fifty-Niners A Denver Diary
Denver, CO Sage Books [1961] 1961 First printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
281 pp. Price of $4.50 on front flap of jacket. Includes a few black and white photographs, an index, a timeline of events, and maps on the endpapers and pastedowns. Inscribed by Zamonski on the title page. A detailed account of events in Denver City and Auraria from autumn 1858 through autumn 1861. A Near Fine book with a tiny spot of discoloration to top of textblock in a Very Good+ jacket with some fading to spine panel and few hints of edge wear. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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