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The American Ten Years' War: 1855-1865

By: Snider, Denton

Price: $47.50

Publisher: St. Louis, Sigma Publishing Co.: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7602

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. The author says the American Civil War actually started in Kansas in 1855, with the pro and anti slavery forces battling. An interesting, well written account of the time. 527 pages, plus one page of advertising of the author's other book at the end. View more info

The Life-Story and Personal Reminiscences of Col. John Sobieski (A Lineal Descendant of King John III, of Poland) Written by Himself to Which is Added His Popular Lecture "The Republic of Poland", and a Brief History of Poland

By: Sobieski, Col. John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Shelbyville, Ill., J. L. Douthit & Son, Publishers: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 703

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Small flag front cover. Slight chipping spine bottom. Two small water drops front cover. Front and rear end papers partially split at spine. Small spotting bottom copyright page to page v; small spot side margin pages 2-11; tear top margin pages 331-332. The Introduction notes that this son of Polish royalty came to America because of his enthusiasm for liberty. He had been here for forty-five years at the writing of this book. He spent ten years in the regular U.S. Army and two years helping Mexico to a republic; then, as an American citizen working to "protect the home from the drink dem... View more info

American Campaigns

By: Steele, Matthew Forney

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Washington, Byron S. Adams: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4569

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


War Department -- Office of the Chief of Staff, Second Section, General Staff, No. 13. Two volumes. Volume I -- Text -- 731 pages; slight chipping spine label; split at spine front end papers; page vii partially loose; slight browning to end papers. Volume II -- Maps -- 311 pages; slight chipping spine label; scuff mark side edge front cover; split at spine at title page; slight browning to end papers; stains rear end papers. From Vol. I Preface: "These volumes represent a part of my three years' work as lecturer in military history at the Army Service Schools at Fort Leavenworth". Vol... View more info

Reform the Militia System: And Make the Militia, Now Worthless for National Defence, A Trained and Disciplined Military Reserve, Ready and Adequate for Any Emergency

By: Stevens, Hazard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Rockwell and Churchill Press: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019152

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's brown wrapper. 6" x 9." Sixteen pages, complete. The booklet has been folded down the vertical centerline, and the cover is sunned. The book is otherwise undamaged. Pages and covers are very clean. Binding is tight. This booklet is a manifesto by Hazard Stevens (1842-1918) in which he calls for U.S. military reform. Stevens was a military officer, mountaineer, writer, and politician and served in the Union Army during the Civil War. Stevens is also known for making the first documented climb up Mount Rainier with Philemon Beecher (P.B.) Van Trump (1839-191... View more info

The Rebellion : Its Origin and Main-Spring : An Oration Delivered By.Under the Auspices of the Young Men's Republican Union of New York, November 27, 1861

By: Sumner, Charles

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Young Men's Republican Union: 1861

Seller ID: 6935

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Wrappers. Light staining here and there and chipped at corners (not affecting text). 16 pages, double columns. View more info

The Lincoln Collection Formed by Emanuel Hertz, Sold by His Order (Two Parts; Part One: Autographs; Part Two: Books, Broadsides and Medals)

By: The Anderson Galleries

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, The Anderson Galleries: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019585

Condition: Near Fine


Two catalogs, complete. Original publisher's white wrapper with black and white illustration on the front cover. Each catalog measures 6 1/4" x 9 1/4." Part One: seventy-one pages, complete; Part Two: fifty-eight pages, complete. Pages and covers are very clean. No remainder marks. Part One: "Sale Number 2193, Public Exhibition from Tuesday, November Eighth ... To be Sold by Auction Tuesday Afternoon and Evening, November Fifteenth at Two O'Clock and Eight-Fifteen." Part Two: "Sale Number 2194, Public Exhibition from Tuesday, November Eighth ... To be Sold by Auctio... View more info

Abraham Lincoln on Prohibition

By: The Prohibition Educational League of New York County

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Prohibition Educational League of New York County: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019620

Condition: Very Good


Pamphlet No. 1. Printed on beige paper. No date, circa 1926. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2." Three pages, complete. Pages are clean and intact. From Monaghan, the Lincoln Bibliography, no. 2873: "Excerpts from Lincoln's addresses." Excerpts show Lincoln's views on the prohibition and temperance movement. Includes speeches from 1837, 1842, 1855, and 1865. View more info

Hot Plowshares : A Novel

By: Tourgee, Albion W.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Ford, Howard, & Hulbert: 1883

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14442

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


610 pages; ads in the back; illustrations; tan cloth binding with gilt and black lettering, fading to the spine. Albion Tourgee (1838-1905) was an American soldier, writer and politician in the South. He is most famous for litigating for Homer Plessy of 'Plessy v Ferguson' between the Supreme Court in 1896. Blanck - Bibliography of American Literature #20355 "Printing A". This volume was written while he lived in New York later in life. Very good copy. View more info

Report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, at the Second Session Thirty-Eighth Congress. (Vol. 3.)

By: U.S. Congress

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1865

Seller ID: 020227

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's brown patterned cloth binding with gilt lettering on spine. 6 1/4" x 9." 556 pages, complete. Index in back. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Binding is tight. Very slight foxing but with consideration of the book's age, this is a fine copy. This is Volume III of the report. It is divided into the following six sections: "Sherman-Johnston" [twenty-three pages; concerns the Union general, William T. Sherman, and the Confederate officer, Joseph Johnston], "Light-Draught Monitors" [120 pages], "Massacre of the Cheyenne Indians&#... View more info

Original Sheet Music. "Jeff's Last Proclamation"

By: Union

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Burlington, Vt., H. L. Story: 1865

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018485

Condition: Fine


Original white wrapper with a brown illustrations of Jefferson Davis hanging from a tree on the front cover. 9 3/4 X 12 3/4 inches. 4 pages. This song is about Davis's failed escape and capture. Light foxing on all pages. On the inside front cover a previous owner tact down a small newspaper article dated May 9. The news article tells of a statue to John Brown was erected in Osawatomie Kansas. Pages are clean and complete. View more info

Homestead of Abraham Lincoln. Speeches in the House of Representatives, April 5, 12, 1916, on a Bill to Accept a Deed of Conveyance from the Lincoln Farm Association to the United States of the Homestead of Abraham Lincoln, near the Town of Hodgenville, State of Kentucky

By: United States House of Representatives

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1916

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019544

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's gray wrapper. H. Doc. 1056. 64th Congress, 1st Session. April 5 and 12, 1916. 6" x 9." 108 pages, complete. Pages are clean. A few spots in upper-right corner of front cover. Upper-left corner of back cover appears to have been torn off; a few pages in the back near this corner are slightly folded, but this does not affect the text. Copy is otherwise clean and intact. Speeches on the bill, H. R. 8351, and text of the bill are included. From Monaghan, the Lincoln Bibliography, no. 2248: "Includes personal recollections of Joseph G. Cannon and others. ... View more info

The Lyon Campaign in Missouri. Being a History of the First Iowa Infantry and of the Causes Which Led Up to Its Organization, and How It Earned the Thanks of Congress, Which It Got. Together with a Birdseye View of the Conditions in Iowa Preceding the Great Civil War of 1861.

By: Ware, E. F.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Topeka, KS, Crane and Company: 1907

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 020228

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's blue cloth binding. Former ownership inscriptions in blue ink on front free endpaper. 5 1/2" x 7 3/4." 377 pages, complete. Gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Binding is tight. A couple small chips at the top edge of the front cover. Written by E. F. Ware, a soldier who served in Iowa regiments throughout the Civil War. View more info

Autobiography of Andrew Dickson White; Two Volumes

By: White, Andrew Dickson

Price: $47.50

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5111

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Two volumes. Gilt lettering and decoration on both spines. With Portraits. 601 and 606 pages. Gilt edged page tops. Uncut page sides and bottoms. Ink notation front end paper both volumes. Offsetting front end paper Volume Two. Contents include: Boyhood; Yale and Europe; The Civil War Period; Senatorship; Grant, Hayes, and Garfield; As University Professor (Michigan); Organization of Cornell University; Difficulties and Dangers at Cornell; In the Diplomatic Service; As Commissioner to Santo Domingo; As Minister to Germany; Men of Note in Berlin and Elsewhere; As Minister to Russia; Walks and T... View more info

The Lincoln and Douglas Debates: An Address Before the Chicago Historical Society, February 17, 1914

By: White, Horace

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The University of Chicago Press: 1914

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019558

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's brown wrapper. Address given on February 17, 1914. Published July 1914. 6 1/4" x 9 1/2." Thirty-two pages, complete. Included are reprinted black and white portraits of Horace White, Stephen Douglas, and Abraham Lincoln and a reprinted letter of indorsement from Lincoln to Douglas. Two copies available at $37.50 each. Pages and covers of both copies are clean and intact. Former ownership inscription of "Ralph R. Ritzman" on front free endpaper of one copy. From Monaghan, the Lincoln Bibliography, no. 2170: "Chicago Tribune correspondent's accou... View more info

Under the Old Flag: Recollections of Military Operations in the War for the Union, the Spanish War, the Boxer Rebellion, Etc.

By: Wilson, James Harrison

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1913

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019597

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes, complete. Original publisher's blue cloth binding with gilt lettering and decoration on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. Top edge gilt. 5 3/4" x 8 1/2." Volume One: 580 pages, complete; Volume Two: 582 pages, complete. Volume One has a Garrett Biblical Institute stationery laid-in, a card with a former ownership inscription handwritten in black ink that reads: "My Dear Mr. Camdon, His wish to remind [?] you that I have an exceptional regard for the day which gave you to us; and to wish you many very many happy returns of the day. Affectionately, Stuart.&#... View more info

A Few Acts and Actors in the Tragedy of the Civil War in the United States

By: Wilson, William Bender

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Published By the Author: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14698

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


114 pages; brown cloth binding with gilt lettering (5 1/8 x 7 1/2 inch). The author's impressions of the Civil War period and the individuals who played a major role in it. From John Brown to Abraham Lincoln. Very good copy with minor bumps to the top and bottom of the spine. View more info

Original Sheet Music. "Daisy Deane"

By: Winthrop, T. F. and James R Murray

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Chicago, Root & Cady: 1863

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018483

Condition: Fine


Original white wrapper with a decorated black boarder surrounding black lettering. 10 X 13 inches. 4 pages. T. F. Winthrop, 19th Regiment and James R Murray 14th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers. This song is about a young mans' love to his sweetheart who has died. Light foxing on all pages. A small rubbed spot is on the front cover. A previous owner put his impressed stamp mark on the lower front cover which reads, "Moses & Pfriffer's Music Store. 96 Hampshire St. Quincy Ills". Pages are clean and complete. View more info

Journal of the Thirty-Second National Convention of the Woman's Relief Corps Auxiliary to the Grand Army Of the republic, Detroit, Michigan, September 2, 3 and 4, 1914.

By: Woman's Relief Corps

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Griffith-Stillings Press: 1914

Seller ID: 5767

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


472 pages plus portraits, some composite, navy cloth, gilt title, all edges gilt. Edges dampstained, front cover warped; good. They take seriously the job of preparing children to be patriotic American citizens. View more info

Government Finances: Speece of Fernando Wood on the Bill to Provide Internal Revenue Delivered in the House of Representatives, April 10, 1864

By: Wood, Fernando

Price: $37.50

Publisher: (Washington, D.C.), McGill & Witherow, Printers and Stereotypers: 1864

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8435

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publisher's sewn wrappers. Moderately foxed front and back extremities. Wood, who initially supported the North's cause in the Civil War, eventually turned against the effort. In this speech he acknowledges the need for government financing, but opposes the "internal revenue" system solely on his oppostion to the war. 24 pages. View more info

A New Light on Lincoln as an Advocate: An Interview by Allen H. Wright with W. H. Somers, Former Clerk of the Circuit Court in Champaign County, Illinois

By: Wright, Allen Henry; Somers, William H.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: San Diego, CA, 1925

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019562

Condition: Fine


Limited edition. No. 49 of 100 copies. Original publisher's light blue wrapper. 5" x 8 1/4." Seven pages, complete. Reprinted from a legal magazine, The Green Bag, February 1908. Pages and covers are clean and intact. A very clean, fine copy. Referenced in Monaghan, the Lincoln Bibliography, no. 2824: "Also cover title: Lincoln as an Advocate by Allen Henry Wright ...." In this interview, W. H. Somers reminisces about Abraham Lincoln and describes Lincoln's role as a lawyer and his legal tactics used in court. View more info