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The Battlefield of Antietam (cover title)

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Sharpsburg, Maryland, Oliver T. Reilly: 1906

Seller ID: 016603

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Staple bound, card stock cover with photograph of Antietam Battlefield on front. Cover has some chipping, soiling and marks, but body of work is in very good condition with only minor dog earring. Unpaginated. Contains 24 black and white photographs of Sharpsburg, Maryland, and the battlefield area with descriptions, and map. Also contains the following articles: "The Story of Antietam From Tablets Erected by the Battlefield Commission", "Stories of Antietam as Told to Mr. Reilly by Veterans and Eye-Witnesses of the Battle" by Oliver T. Reilly and "History of Sharpsburg"... View more info

Immortal Songs of Camp and Field : The Story of Their Inspiration Together with Striking Anecdotes Connected with Their History

By: Banks, Rev. Louis Albert

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, The Burrows Brothers Company.: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14701

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


298 pages; illustrations, portraits; white cloth binding (some soiling) with gilt lettering and design on the cover and spine (6 1/4 x 9 1/4 inch). Collection of twenty-five songs, mainly military and the background story about them. Included are: 'The American Flag' by Joseph R. Drake; 'Adams and Liberty' by Robert Paine; 'Yankee Doodle'; 'The Star-Spangled Banner' by Francis Scott Key; 'Hail Columbia' by Joseph Hopkinson; 'John Brown's Body' by Charles S. Hall; 'Dixie' by Dan Emmett; 'The Battle Cry of Freedom' by George F. Root; 'The Battle Hymn of the Republic' by Julia Ward Howe; 'Just Be... View more info

Original Sheet Music. "My Boy, How Can I See You Die". Reply To "Dear Mother I've Come Home To Die"

By: Barrow, Louis and Henry Tucker

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lee & Walker: 1864

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018495

Condition: Fine


Original white wrapper with decorated black boarder surrounding black lettering on the front cover. 10 X 13 inches. 4 pages. This song tells the mothers story of the song "Dear Mother I've Come Home To Die". Light foxing on all pages. Pages are clean and complete. View more info

The Influence of Chicago upon Abraham Lincoln: An Address Delivered Before the Chicago Historical Society on February 10, 1922

By: Barton, William E.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The University of Chicago Press: 1922

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019554

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's light brown wrapper. February 10, 1922. 6" x 9 1/4." Fifty-four pages, complete. Includes a black and white reprinted portrait of Abraham Lincoln. A clean, fine copy. Pages are clean and intact. Very minimal wear on the edges of the wrapper. William E. Barton lists Abraham Lincoln's visits to Chicago and discusses how Lincoln was influenced by Chicago during his political career and lifetime. From Monaghan, the Lincoln Bibliography, no. 2549: "Account of Lincoln's visits to Chicago." View more info

Lincoln and Douglas in Charleston: An Address Delivered at the Sixty-fourth Anniversary Celebration, Charleston, Illinois, September 18, 1922

By: Barton, William E.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Charleston, IL, The Charleston Daily Courier: 1922

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019555

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's light blue wrapper with staple binding. September 18, 1922. 6" x 9." Eight pages, complete. Two copies available at $47.50 each. Pages are very clean in both copies. Both copies are clean and intact. One copy has William E. Barton's signature in ink at the top of the front cover. The other copy is unsigned. An address by William E. Barton that highlights the 1858 debates between Abraham Lincoln, then Republican candidate for the United States Senate from Illinois, and Stephen Douglas, the Democratic candidate, who were both trying to win control of the Ill... View more info

The Parents of Abraham Lincoln: An Address Delivered at the Grave of Thomas Lincoln, Goose Nest Prairie, near Janesville, Illinois, September 18, 1922.

By: Barton, William E.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Charleston, IL, The Charleston Daily Courier: 1922

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019565

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's beige wrapper. 6" x 9." Eight pages, complete. Two copies available at $47.50 each. One copy has a signature of William E. Barton in black ink on front cover over title. The other copy is unsigned with a little wrinkling at the upper-right corner. Pages and covers are clean and intact. Both are clean, fine copies. In this address, William E. Barton pays tribute to the Lincoln family, notably Abraham Lincoln's father, Thomas Lincoln (1778-1851), mother, Nancy Hanks (1784-1818), and step-mother, Sarah Bush Lincoln (1788-1869). Barton also uses the address as... View more info

Abraham Lincoln: Kentucky Mountaineer; An Address Delivered Before the Faculty and Students of Berea College, Berea, Kentucky, Thursday, March 8, 1923

By: Barton, William E.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Berea, KY, Berea College Press: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019566

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition. No. 157 of 325 copies. Original publisher's brown wrapper. 6 7/8" x 9." Sixteen pages, complete. Signed by author in black ink on inside of front cover: "Edition 325. This is no. 157. William E. Barton." Pages and covers are clean and intact. A very clean copy. From Monaghan, the Lincoln Bibliography, no. 2619: "A review of Lincoln's educational opportunities, with anecdote of the McCormick reaper case." William E. Barton emphasizes the theme of education in his address and how Abraham Lincoln was a lifelong learner, even outside of a formal ... View more info

The Education of Abraham Lincoln: An Address Delivered Before the Faculty and Students of Illinois College, Jacksonville, Illinois, February 7, 1923

By: Barton, William E.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Jacksonville, IL, Courier Press: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019572

Condition: Fine


Limited edition. No. 160 of 200 copies. Original publisher's beige wrapper. 6" x 9." Twenty-one pages, complete. Pages and covers are clean. Corners of fore-edge are very slightly bumped, but the book is otherwise of fine quality. On inside of the front cover is handwriting and signature by the author: "Edition 200, This is No. 160, William E. Barton." William Barton gives an address to faculty and students at the Illinois College in Jacksonville that focuses on Lincoln's education and early life. From Monaghan, the Lincoln Bibliography, no. 2620: "Includes facsimi... View more info

The Lincolns in Their Old Kentucky Home: An Address Delivered Before the Filson Club, Louisville, Kentucky, December 4, 1922

By: Barton, William E.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Berea, KY, Berea College Press: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019575

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition. One of 300 copies (unnumbered copy). Original publisher's brown wrapper. 9 1/4" x 11." Twenty-four pages, complete. Signature of author on front cover in ink. Pages and covers are clean. Faint patch of browning on first page. Edges slightly bumped. Clean and intact copy overall. From Monaghan, the Lincoln Bibliography, no. 2621: "An investigation of the Thomas Lincoln homesteads." William E. Barton discusses several locations where Lincoln family members resided or likely resided, including the following: Jefferson County on Long Run, Washington Coun... View more info

John Brown and Abraham Lincoln: Response to the John Brown Memorial Association in Its Presentation of a Picture to Lake Placid Club, Delivered by Rev. William E. Barton, D. D., at the Club on May 9, 1928

By: Barton, William E.; Lake Placid Club

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York?, 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019581

Condition: Fine


Limited edition. One of 100 copies. Original publisher's beige article. 5 1/4" x 7 1/4." Four pages, complete. An article reprinted from Lake Placid News, first published May 18, 1928. Handwriting and signature in ink by author: "100 copies, William E. Barton" on first page over the title. Pages are very clean and intact. From Monaghan, the Lincoln Bibliography, no. 2996: "Three martyrs of the Civil War--John Brown, A. Lincoln, and Uncle Tom." Most of the article is a eulogy for the American abolitionist, John Brown (1800-1859). View more info

Twenty-third Lincoln Birthday Service: Memorial Hall, Chicago, Sunday, February 12, 1922, 2:30 P. M.

By: Barton, William E.; Procter, Addison G.; The Grand Army Hall and Memorial Association of Illinois

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Chicago, IL, 1922

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019561

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's beige wrapper with staple binding. 5" x 7." Forty pages, complete. Two copies available at $47.50 each. Fine copies overall. Both copies are signed in ink by William E. Barton on front cover over title. Pages of both copies are very clean and intact. One copy has a front cover with a couple light spots but no scuffs. The other copy has clean covers with no spots but is slightly scuffed on lower edge of back cover. From Monaghan, the Lincoln Bibliography, no. 2572: "Barton gives data on origin of Lincoln's birthday holiday, anecdotes, and eulogy of the ... View more info

Norwood; or, Village Life in New England. [From the New York Ledger.]

By: Beecher, Henry Ward

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner and Company: 1868

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 020932

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's brown cloth binding with gilt lettering on the spine. 5 1/4" x 7 1/2." 549 pages, complete. Four additional pages of advertisements for other books in the back. Former ownership signature in black ink on a front flyleaf facing the verso of the front free endpaper: "Mrs. M. B. O'Connor[?]." Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Spine slightly faded. Minimal wear at the head and tail of spine. This book is referenced in Wright II as no. 248. Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887) was an American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and one of ... View more info

Steel Engraving Group Portrait. "Rev. Henry W. Bellows"

By: Bellows, Rev. Henry W.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 11098

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Steel engraving (3 1/2 x 5 inch) on a sheet (5 1/2 x 9 inch). Henry Bellows (1814-1882) was an American clergyman famous for his oratory and lyceum. Was founder and first and only President of the United States Sanitary Commission between 1861 and 1878. His most famous work was UNCONDITIONAL LOYALTY (1863) which was widely read during the Civil War and was very pro union. View more info

Original Sheet Music. "Major General James D. Morgan's Grand March"

By: Bernhardt. A.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Quincy, ILL, Moses & Pfeiffer: 1865

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018488

Condition: Fine


Original white wrapper with decorated black boarder surrounding black lettering on the front cover. 10 X 13 inches. 4 pages. This copy is just the musical score. Morgan (1810-1896) was a merchant sailor, solder and businessman and a Union General in the Civil War. After the war, Morgan returned to Quincy Illinois to spend the rest of his life a s a banker and businessman. This copy has a few dampstains and light foxing. View more info

Jefferson Davis -- Amnesty : In the House of Representatives, Monday, January 10, 1876 (Cover Title)

By: Blaine, James G.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: (Washington, D. C.), (House of Representatives): 1876

Seller ID: 4516

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Unopened page tops. "The House having under consideration the bill (H. R. 214) to remove the disabilities imposed by the third section of the fourteenth article of the Amendment of the Constitution of the United States, the pending question being on the motion of Mr. Blaine to reconsider the motion by which the bill was repealed." "When the war ended, according to the universal usage of nations, the Government, then under the exclusive control of the Republican party, had the right to determine what should be the political status of the people who had been defeated in war. Did we i... View more info

The Story of Gettysburg in Pictures; or, Historic Views of America's Greatest Battlefield: Gettysburg

By: Blocher's

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Gettysburg, PA, Blocher's: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019787

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's beige wrapper with a multicolored illustration showing portraits of Generals Robert E. Lee and George G. Meade and the High Water Mark Monument. Multicolored illustration of the Lincoln Speech Memorial with accompanying reprint of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address on back cover. No date, circa 1919. 10 1/2" x 8 3/8." Forty-seven pages, complete. Forty-six black and white reprinted photographs and illustrations, complete. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. A fine copy. As the title suggests, this is a picture book that "describes" (with minimal t... View more info

Fifty Years' Recollections with Observations and Reflections on Historical Events Giving Sketches of Reminent Citizens--Their Lives and Public Services

By: Bonham, Jeriah

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Peoria, Illinois, J.W. Franks & Sons, Printers and Publishers: 1883

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8498

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publisher's red cloth gilt lettering and back decorations. Newspaper man Bonham seemed to know every important political leader in Illinois, including Abraham Lincoln (pages 158-185). Illustrated with portraits. Former owner's attractive bookplate on front pastedown. 585 pages. View more info

Original Sheet Music. "Dear Mother I've Come Home To Die"

By: Bowers, E. and Henry Tucker

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Firth, Son & Co.: 1863

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018494

Condition: Fine


Original white wrapper with decorated black boarder surrounding black lettering on the front cover. 10 X 13 inches. 4 pages. This song tells the touching story of a young soldier. Light foxing. A previous owner put his impressed stamp mark on the lover edge of the front cover which reads, "G. Utgenannt, dealing in, books, music, pianos, engravings, gilt frames, stationery, violins, etc. No. 140 Maine St, Quincy ILL". Pages are clean and complete. View more info

Lincoln as Seen by C. C. Brown

By: Brown, C. C.; Temple, Wayne C.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Prairie Village, KS, The Crabgrass Press: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019563

Condition: Fine


Limited edition. One of 300 copies. Original publisher's red wrapper. 5" x 7 1/2." Seventeen pages, complete. One red and white plate of C. C. Brown's portrait included. Colon printed on the inside of the back cover provides information on the pamphlet's printing. Pages and covers are clean and intact. A pristine copy. A reprinted reminiscence of Abraham Lincoln as told by Christopher C. (C. C.) Brown (1834-1904). First published in The Chicago Sunday Times-Herald, August 25, 1895. View more info

Four Years In Secessia: Adventures Within And Beyond The Union Lines: Embracing A Great Variety Of Facts, Incidents, And Romance Of The War, The Author;s Capture At Vicksburg, May 3, 1863, While Running The Rebel Batteries; HIs Imprisonment At Vicksburg, Jackson, Atlanta, Richmond, And Salisbury; His Escape And Perilous Journey Of Four Hundred Miles To The Union Lines At Knoxville.

By: Browne, Junius Henri

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Hartford, O.D. Case and Company: 1865

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018262

Condition: Fine


Original tan cloth with gilt lettering on spine. 6 X 8 1/2 inches. 450 pages. Copy has 8 black and white illustrations. Contents in this copy, The War Correspondent, The Fremont Campaign, Camp-Life At Syracuse, Mo, A Night With The fleas, Romance and Reality In Camp, On The March, Wilson's Creek, Zagonyi's Ride To Death, The Retrograde Movement, Secession In Missouri, Battle Of Donelson, After The Battle, Occupation Of Columbus, Battle Of Pea Ridge, Prose And Poesy Of War, Indian Atrocities, Benighted Arkansas, Down The Mississippi, Inauguration Of Battery-Running, Surrender Of Island No. X, ... View more info