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Daniel, John W. (Warwick): Autograph letter signed

By: Daniel, John W. (Warwick)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Lynchburg, VA, 1883

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019083

Condition: Very Good


One page. In black ink. 13 lines. 8 x 10 1/2 inches. Signed in full. From Lynchburg VA, June 15, 1883. To Eugene L. Didier. In this letter, Daniel asks Didier to provide him with printed copies of the speech that Daniel is going to delver June 28, 1883, at Washington & Lee College. The speech, which lasted three hours long, was for the dedication of a statue of Robert E. Lee. Daniel says that he has promised a copy to the "Associated Press of Richmond"... View more info

Autograph Letter Signed - James Wood Davidson

By: Davidson, James Wood

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1867

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019122

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Letter written in ink on 9 3/4" x 8" paper. Four pages. Dated October 11, 1867 and written in Columbia, South Carolina. James Wood Davidson (1829-1905) was a Southern educator, journalist, and author. During the Civil War, he served in the Confederate Army from 1862-1863 as an adjutant of infantry in General Stonewall Jackson's army. In this letter to the editors of Southern Society, Wood says he will gladly make contributions to their publications and promo... View more info

Speech of Hon. Garrett Davis, of Kentucky, in Committee of the Whole in Which He Gives a Sketch of the Political History of Massachusetts; Delivered in the Senate of the United States, February 16 & 17, 1864 (Cover Title)

By: Davis, Garrett

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Towers & Co. Printers. 1864. Washington.: 1864

Seller ID: 2242

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Wrappers, are loose. Some unopened pages. View more info

Miss Ravenel's Conversion from Secession to Loyalty

By: De Forest, J.W.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper & Brothers, Publishers: 1867

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13767

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


521 pages; ads in front and back - 2, 6 pages; publisher's brown cloth binding, gilt lettering, beveled edges. Wear to the top and bottom of the spine, some cracking at the top of the inside hinges. J.W. De Forest (1826-1906) from New England was an army soldier (Captain) and writer of realistic fiction. 'Miss Ravenel's Conversion' is his best known and most significant novel. He was among the founders of 'realistic fiction' and in this volume he portrays war with a grap... View more info

Autograph Signature - Charles Delano

By: Delano, Charles

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 016168

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1850s. Signature on 4 x 2 1/2 inch card, "Chas. Delano, Northampton, Mass." Charles Delano (1820-1883) was a United States Representative from Massachusetts from 1859-1863. View more info

The Confederate States Post-Office Department: Its Stamps and Stationery, A Record of Achievement (A Handbook of the United Daughters of the Confederacy)

By: Dietz, August; United Daughters of the Confederacy

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Richmond, VA, The Dietz Press, Incorporated: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019586

Condition: Near Fine


Original publisher's red, white, and blue wrapper. 6 1/8" x 9." Forty-eight pages, complete. Multicolored and black and white illustrations, complete. Pages are clean and intact. This book includes a catalog of different Confederate postage stamps and a history of stamps and the postal service in the Confederacy. A glossary of philatelic terms in the back. View more info

The Story of the Only Home Abraham Lincoln Ever Owned: Eighth and Jackson Streets, Springfield, Illinois, 1844-1861

By: Dyba, Thomas J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lisle, IL, Illinois Benedictine College: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019621

Condition: Fine


Limited edition. No. 26 of 200 copies. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2." Twelve pages, complete. Signed by author on inside of front cover in pen: "Thomas J. Dyba, December 29, 1977." Pages and covers are clean and intact. A beautiful, pristine copy. Two black and white plates printed on semi-transparent leaves in front and back. The front leaf shows an illustration of Abraham Lincoln's house in Springfield, Illinois, which is also printed on the front and back co... View more info

Commander William Barker Cushing, of the United States Navy; Genealogy -- Reminscences of Childhood, Boyhood, and Manhood -- Incidents of His Naval Career, Especially the Sinking of the Albemarle; Original Letters -- (continued)

By: Edwards, E. M. H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: F. Tennyson Neely, Publisher. London.: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 673

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


(1898). Title continued: ".With Numerous Illustrations -- Portraits of Himself and Others". Silver lettering front cover and spine. Illustrated. 202 pages plus publisher's advertising. View more info

The Civil War Through the Camera: Hundreds of Photographs Actually Taken in Civil War Times, Sixteen Reproductions in Color of Famous War Paintings; The New Text History by Henry W. Elson, Professor of History, Ohio University; A Complete Illustrated History of the Civil War

By: Elson, Henry W.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Trow Directory Printing and Bookbinding Company: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition in Book Form

Seller ID: 019486

Condition: Very Good


New spine, using original printed label. 3/4 red leather binding and red slipcase. Book measures 8" x 10 3/4"; slipcase measures 8 1/8" x 11 3/8" x 1 1/2." Unnumbered; all pages and illustrations, complete. Gilt lettering on label. Pages are clean; binding is tight. A clean copy. A comprehensive, chronological summary of the American Civil War with accompanying reprinted black and white photographs and paintings in color. Referenced in Civil W... View more info

Original Carte De Visite Photo Portrait - Edward Everett.

By: Everett, Edward

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, Black & Case:

Seller ID: 13209

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1860s. Original carte de visite photo portrait (seated, wearing suit and tie, left arm and res, right arm under jacket and over heart), (2 3/8 x 4 inch). Edward Everett (1794-1865) was an American politician and educator from Massachusetts and an ardent Unionist. Most famous for giving a 2 hour speech before Lincoln's 2 minute address at Gettysburg. On the back side is a canceled Civil War Revenue Stamp. Very good clean copy. View more info

The Campaign and Battle of Gettysburg. Prepared for the Use of the Cadets of the United States Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.

By: Fiebeger, Colonel G.J.

Price: $75.00

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10520

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


151, [16] pages; tables, maps (5), one folding; gray cloth binding with title on the cover. Stamp of E.M. Price on the front flyleaf, pencil notes on the back of the title page, some pencil lining. Deals with the battle of Gettysburg, before and after along with a complete account of the troop movements by both sides in the battle. For use at the military academy West Point. Some wear to the corners and top and bottom of the spine and a couple of spots on the covers. A t... View more info

Whittier: Notes of His Life and of His Friendships (Harper's Black and White Series)

By: Fields, Annie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1893

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019677

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's black and white cloth binding. 4" x 5 3/8." 103 pages, complete. Pages are very clean and intact. Covers are clean. Binding is tight. A biography on John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892), an American Quaker poet who was a strong advocate for the abolition of slavery. Annie Fields (1834-1915) was an American writer and wife of publisher and poet James T. Fields (1817-1881). View more info

Lincoln and Historic Illinois

By: Forrest, Justin H.; Illinois Department of Public Works and Buildings

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Illinois Department of Public Works and Buildings: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019635

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's gray wrapper. No date, circa 1932. 6" x 9." Ninety-four pages, complete. Black and white illustrations and reprinted photographs, complete. Includes a black and white reprinted photograph of Governor Louis L. Emmerson (1863-1941). Pages are very clean. Covers are intact except for some cloth tape reside on the spine. From Monaghan, the Lincoln Bibliography, no. 3333: "A guidebook compiled from the newspaper articles of Justin H. F... View more info

Recollections

By: Gladden, Washington

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin and Company: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5373

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Well written autobiography of the important Congregational minister. Much on the American Civil War and Reconstruction. Also chapters on social activism, politics, and race relations. Blue cloth. 445 pages, including index. View more info

A Letter on Lincoln

By: Godkin, Edwin L.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Riverside, CT, The Hillacre Bookhouse: 1913

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019571

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's brown wrapper. 4" x 6 1/4." Twelve pages, complete. Pages and covers are clean and intact. Some pages are uncut at the top. A clean, fine copy. A reprinted letter by Edwin L. Godkin to the London Daily News, first written on March 7, 1865. Godkin provides commentary on Abraham Lincoln and how he overcame the odds and public scrutiny to become a successful U.S. president. From Monaghan, the Lincoln Bibliography, no. 2077: "A contem... View more info

General Phil Sheridan as I Knew Him, Playmate -- Comrade -- Friend.Beautifully Illustrated.

By: Greiner, Captain H. C.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: J. S. Hyland and Company. Chicago. 1908.: 1908

Seller ID: 693

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth. 1st edition. View more info

The Poetical Works of Charles G. Halpine (Miles O'Reilly). Consisting of Odes, Poems, Sonnets, Epics, and Lyrical Effusions Which Have Not Heretofore Been Collected Together. With a Biographical Sketch and Explanatory Notes.

By: Halpine, Charles G.; Roosevelt, Robert B. (Editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1869

Seller ID: 019969

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's brown cloth binding. 5 1/2" x 8." 345 pages, complete. Index in back. Beautiful gilt decorative border with star pattern and impressed decorations on front cover. Gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Gilt decoration on spine. Impressed decorations on back cover. Black and white frontispiece portrait of Halpine included. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Charles G. Halpine (1829-1868) was an Irish journalist, author, an... View more info

Abraham Lincoln: The Great Commoner, The Sublime Emancipator; The Assassination of the President

By: Hart, F. W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Huntington Park, CA, F. W. Hart: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019593

Condition: Near Fine


The last chapter of F. W. Hart's biography on Abraham Lincoln. Original publisher's white wrapper. 5 1/8" x 8." Eight pages, complete. Black and white illustration of Lincoln on front. Black and white reprinted portrait of Hart on the inside of the front cover. A clean copy. Hart recounts the end of the Civil War and the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in this biographical article. View more info

Massachusetts in the Rebellion: A Record of the Historical Position of the Commonwealth and the Services of the Leading Statesmen, the Military, the Colleges and the People in the Civil War of 1861-1865

By: Headley, P.C.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Boston, Walker, Fuller and Company: 1866

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8614

Condition: Collectible-Good


Publisher's brown pebble cloth with gilt lettering and decorations. Somewhat faded at spine. Some wear, top and bottom of spine. Internally moderately foxed. Illustrated. Copy of Lewis W. Neville, Woburn, Mass. with his name written on a front end paper. 688 pages, including index. View more info

The National Weakness: A Discourse Delivered in the First Church, Brooklyn on Fast Day, Sept. 26, 1861

By: Hedge, Rev. F.H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Walker, Wise and Company: 1861

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018857

Condition: Very Good


Original printed wrappers, some soiling and a small chip from back bottom corner. The Rev. Hedge laments the fact that many people in the North throught the Civil War would be an easily won fight and he predicts and long and costly battle ahead. The author was a friend of Emerson and a foundier of the American Transcendentalism movement. 4 7/7 by 7 5/8 inches. 19 pages. View more info