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  • POLLARD, E. A. [Edward Alfred Pollard, 1831-72].
    SOUTHERN HISTORY OF THE WAR. Two volumes in one

    New York: Fairfax Press, c1977. Second printing of this facsimile reprint of the 1866 edition. Thick octavo. Brown boards. pp 657, (600). Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has small chips and nicks to spine ends, VG otherwise. Pollard was a fiery and ardent secessionist, journalist, editor of the Daily Richmond Examiner 1861-67. He was bitterly critical of Jefferson Davis, who he felt was incompetant and who thus lost the war for the South. "Pollard was the ablest and most prolific Southern writer of his day...Pollard's works are journalistic, unscientific, bitterly prejudiced, and often unjust, yet possessed of a certain power and, at times, keen judgment. His literary style is good." - DAB. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.

    Book ID: 44253
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  • DICEY, Edward
    SPECTATOR OF AMERICA. Edited with an Introduction by Herbert Mitgang.

    Edition: First UK of this edition

    London: Gollancz, 1972. Inscribed by the editor; Blue boards. xviii, 318 pp. Text paper lightly yellowed; small bruise to lower outer corners of covers; else fine. Pale blue dust jacket has short tear at head of yellowed spine; light soiling and yellowing to panels; VG otherwise. Edward Dicey's eyewitness account of America during the Civil War, originally published in 1863 in two volumes. This copy is INSCRIBED BY THE EDITOR to the production stage manager for Mitgang's play "Mister Lincoln", which lasted for 16 performances at the Morosco Theatre on Broadway in late Feb. & early March, 1980. "For my friend and colleague, John Wilbur, whose career in the threatre has limitless horizons. With gratitude from Herb Mitgang. Edmonton=Toronto=Washington…

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    London: Gollancz, 1972. Inscribed by the editor; Blue boards. xviii, 318 pp. Text paper lightly yellowed; small bruise to lower outer corners of covers; else fine. Pale blue dust jacket has short tear at head of yellowed spine; light soiling and yellowing to panels; VG otherwise. Edward Dicey's eyewitness account of America during the Civil War, originally published in 1863 in two volumes. This copy is INSCRIBED BY THE EDITOR to the production stage manager for Mitgang's play "Mister Lincoln", which lasted for 16 performances at the Morosco Theatre on Broadway in late Feb. & early March, 1980. "For my friend and colleague, John Wilbur, whose career in the threatre has limitless horizons. With gratitude from Herb Mitgang. Edmonton=Toronto=Washington with Mister Lincoln 1979-1980." ; Octavo; Signed by the editor

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    Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

    Book ID: 19228
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  • DICEY, Edwar
    SPECTATOR OF AMERICA. Edited with an Introduction by Herbert Mitgang.

    Edition: First UK of this edition

    London: Gollancz, 1972. Inscribed by the editor; Blue boards. xviii, 318 pp. Text paper lightly yellowed; light yellowing and foxing to page edges; VG+ otherwise. Pale blue dust jacket has slight soiling, short tears, yellowing; good. Edward Dicey's eye witness account of America during the Civil War, originally published in 1863 in two volumes. This copy is inscribed by the editor, 10 Oct, 1979, to Roy Dotrice, who played Lincoln in Mitgang's one-hander play "Mister Lincoln", which lasted for 16 performances at the Morosco Theatre on Broadway in late Feb. & early March, 1980.; Octavo; Signed by the editor

    Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket

    Book ID: 19229
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  • Losson, Christopher
    Tennessee's Forgotten Warriors: Frank Cheatham and His Confederate Division

    Edition: First Edition

    Knoxville, Tennessee: University of Tennessee Press, 1989. Beige cloth. Fine in jacket, no owner names.; Octavo 0870496158

    Book ID: 28906
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  • THE BATTLE OF FORT SUMTER AND FIRST VICTORY OF THE SOUTHERN TROOPS, April 13th, 1861. Full Account of the Bombardment, with Sketces of the Scenes, Incidents, Etc. Compiled Chiefly from the Detailed Reports of the Charleston Press.

    Charleston, SC: Walker, Evans & Cogswell, 1971. Facsimile reprint of the original edition (Charleston, 1861). 8vo, 35 pp, stapled, in card covers. Fine. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 10652
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  • COMMAGER, Henry Steele, editor
    THE BLUE AND THE GRAY. The Story of the Civil War as Told by Participants.

    Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (copyright 1950). One volume edition (originally published in 2 volumes, 1950). Thick octavo, hardcover blue cloth. (2), (xlii), 1201 + numerous plates inserted; maps in text. VG in used jacket (chipped, tears, but all lettering present). Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Book ID: 4569
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  • HENDERSON, G. F. R., Colonel
    THE CIVIL WAR: A Soldier's View. A Collection of Civil War Writings by....Edited by Jay Luvaas.

    Edition: First Edition

    University of Chicago Press, 1958. Grey cloth. (xii), (323), [1] pp. Illustrations in text, folding map laid in at rear. Fine in VG jacket. Writings about the American Civil War by a British army officer and an eminent military historian. Collects Henderson's THE CAMPAIGN OF FREDERICKSBURG (1886), four chapters from THE SCIENCE OF WAR (1905), and one essay from Mary Anna Jackson's MEMOIRS OF STONEWALL JACKSON (1895).

    Book ID: 12854
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  • SMITH, Goldwin
    THE CIVIL WAR IN AMERICA: An address read at the last meeting of the Manchester Union and Emancipation Society

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Simpkin, Marshall, 1866. 12mo, pp (ii), 96. Rebound in green cloth, spine gilt. Private owner rubber stamp at front, slight wear at head of spine, else fine. A Canadian view (pro Union, anti slavery)

    Book ID: 35312
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  • WOOD, W. Birkbeck and Brigadier-General Sir James Edmonds
    THE CIVIL WAR IN THE UNITED STATES with Special Reference to the Campaigns of 1864 and 1865.

    London: Methuen, 1958. Reissue of the 1937 revised edition. Grey boards. [2], (xx), 328, [2] pp. 8 folding maps at rear. Very small corner crease to last few leaves, else fine. Dust jacket has a large creased tear to rear panel, rubbing and shallow chips to spine tips; good.

    Book ID: 12511
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  • ROBERTSON, Jr., James I., editor [General Robert McAllister].
    THE CIVIL WAR LETTERS OF GENERAL ROBERT McALLISTER.

    Edition: First Edition

    New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, for The New Jersey Civil War Centennial Commission, 1965. Blue cloth. (xiv), 638, [4] pp + frontispiece and one double-sided plate; index. Small bruise to upper outer corners of covers, else fine, no previous owner marks, in a VG dust jacket. "In addition to fighting in virtually every battle of the Army of the Potomac, missing only South Mountain and Antietam, Robert McAllister of the 1st New Jersey Infantry and later of the 11th New Jersey Infantry wrote a series of letters, here published for the first time, that reveal far more than a successful military career." - jacket flap. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.

    Book ID: 13035
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  • DEUTCH, Richard
    THE DIME

    Edition: First printing

    New York: New Rivers Press, 1970. Octavo, pp 71, card covers. Light rubbing to covers, small chip to lower inner corner of rear cover, else fine. Poetry. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 47162
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  • KERR, Orpheus C. (pseud. of Robert Henry Newell, 1836-1901)
    THE ORPHEUS C. KERR PAPERS. Second Series

    New York: Carleton, 1865. Later printing (first was in 1862). Original brown wave grain cloth decorated in blind, spine gilt lettered, light blue endpapers. pp [2], viii, (9)-367, [1], 6, ads. Spine lightly sunned with gilt dull; front free endpaper has a crease and an edge nick, with foxing to inner margin and following leaf; faint ink owner inscription to verso of front free endpaper and to rear pastedown, 1911 ink owner name on front blank; else a near fine copy, inner hinges not cracked, nice. Humorous pieces satirizing both North and South written during the Civil War. Three series were published 1862-65.

    Book ID: 43273
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  • KERR, Orpheus C. (pseud. of Robert Henry Newell, 1836-1901)
    THE ORPHEUS C. KERR PAPERS. Third Series

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Carleton, 1865. Original brown bevel edge cloth stamped in blind, spine gilt lettered, light blue endpapers. pp [2], (2), vi, (7)-300, (1, ads), [1], 8, ads, [2]. Spine lightly sunned with modest wear to ends, small holes to front joint; light damp stains and cloth bubbling to sides; 1911 ink ownership to blank recto of second leaf with some show-through; yellowing to page edges; else a VG copy, inner hinges not cracked. BAL 14967, printing (s) A, binding A, C cloth. Humorous pieces satirizing both North and South written during the Civil War. Three series were published 1862-65.

    Book ID: 43274
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  • STEINMETZ, Lee, editor
    THE POETRY OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.

    East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 1960. Cloth & boards. (2), (xiv), 264, (8) pp. Faint endpaper tanning, else fine. Price-clipped jacket slightly tanned, VG+. Selections from the genre plus a check list of Civil War poetry books at rear.

    Book ID: 4255
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  • THE RESULTS OF SLAVERY. Translated by Mary L. Booth by COCHIN, Augustin
    COCHIN, Augustin
    THE RESULTS OF SLAVERY. Translated by Mary L. Booth

    Edition: First US Edition

    Boston: Walker, Wise, and Company, 1863. Small octavo. pp [2], x, 413. In a modern rebinding of utilitarian red buckram, spine gilt lettered, edges trimmed. Occasional small soil spots in text, but generally fine internally. A tight and unworn copy, no owner names. Originally published in French in 1861, this American translation was separately published in two volumes, with the first volume, THE RESULTS OF EMANCIPATION, published earlier in 1863. It shared first prize from the French Academy in 1861. Cochin, from a wealthy Parisian family, wrote from a liberal Catholic perspective and helped convince the French and Americans of the immorality of slavery. Besides slavery in the USA, it covered slavery in Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil), and Dutch colonies…

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    Boston: Walker, Wise, and Company, 1863. Small octavo. pp [2], x, 413. In a modern rebinding of utilitarian red buckram, spine gilt lettered, edges trimmed. Occasional small soil spots in text, but generally fine internally. A tight and unworn copy, no owner names. Originally published in French in 1861, this American translation was separately published in two volumes, with the first volume, THE RESULTS OF EMANCIPATION, published earlier in 1863. It shared first prize from the French Academy in 1861. Cochin, from a wealthy Parisian family, wrote from a liberal Catholic perspective and helped convince the French and Americans of the immorality of slavery. Besides slavery in the USA, it covered slavery in Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil), and Dutch colonies in the New World, the slave trade, and the theory of slavery before and during Christian times.

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    Book ID: 28445
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  • Mullholland, St. Clair A. Lawrence Frederick Kohl, editor
    The Story of the 116th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers in the War of the Rebellion: Pennsylvania Volunteers in the War of Rebellion

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: Fordham University Press, 1996. Dark green boards. Facsimile reprint of the 1903 edition, with a new Introduction and illustrations. 5th volume in the publisher's Irish in the Civil War series. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage will be required. 0823216063

    Book ID: 28790
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  • SMITH, Donald K.
    The Twenty-fourth Michigan of the Iron Brigade

    Edition: First Edition

    Harrisburg, PA: Stacpole, 1962. Blue boards. pp (12), 312, [4] + plates; 10 maps in text. Ink gift inscription on front free endpaper, bookplate on front pastedown hidden by jacket flap, else fine. Dust jacket has short tears and small chips, VG otherwise. Fredericksburg, Chancelorsville, Gettysburg, the Wilderness Campaign, Spotsylvania Courthouse.; Octavo.

    Book ID: 28750
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  • LEE, R. E. (Robert E. Lee) [Clifford Downey and Louis H. Manarin, editors)
    THE WARTIME PAPERS OF R. E. LEE...Maps by Samuel H. Bryant.

    Boston: Little, Brown, (copyright 1961). Second printing. Thick octavo, grey cloth, endpaper maps. [2], (xvi), 994, [4] pp. Light rubbing to red top page edges, else fine, no previous owner marks. Red dust jacket has short tears to panels, spine slightly sunned, VG otherwise. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Book ID: 12877
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  • SINCLAIR, Upton
    THEIRS BE THE GUILT. A Novel of the War Between the States.

    Edition: First of this edition

    New York: Twayne, 1959. A revised edition of MANASSAS (1904). Grey cloth. Very light spine tanning, else a fine jacketless copy, no previous owner names. A novel of the American Civil War. New author preface for this edition.

    Book ID: 15255
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  • LANGELLIER, John
    UNION INFANTRYMEN 1861-65

    Botley, Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2005. Second printing. Tall octavo, card covers. 64 pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. fine copy. Warrior series 37. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 47003
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