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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #842396
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
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Reports Of The Secretary Of War With Reconnaissances Of Routes From San Antonio To El Paso by Brevet Lt. Col. J. E. Johnston, Lieutenant W. F. Smith, Lieutenant F. T. Bryan, Lieutenant N. H. Michler and Captain S. G. French. Also, The Report Of Capt. R. B. Marcy's Route From Fort Smith To Santa Fe, And The Report Of Lieut. J. H. Simpson Of An Expedition Into The Navajo Country; And The Report Of Lieutenant W. H. C. Whiting's Reconnaissances Of The Western Frontier Of Texas...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #842344
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
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By Howard Stansbury. Printed By Order Of The Senate Of The United States. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Co., 1852. First Edition. Separate volume of two maps is not present. This work contains 57 plates and a small map by John Senex (34 plates are tinted topographic lithographic lithographs, three of which are folded panoramas and 23 natural history plates). Stansbury led a detachment of Army Topographical Engineers in 1849 and reported on their expedition to the Great Salt Lake Basin...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #842323
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$125.00
London: T. Miles And Co., 1888. 173 pages of text and 86 etchings re-bound in 3/4 red leather with gilt-tooled and lettered spine with raised hubs and six compartments. Original cloth covers bound in at the end. Light external wear; interior is heavily foxed throughout. 10 1/8" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #842316
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J. B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia, 1864. 444 pages, bound in original publisher's embossed cloth with gilt lettering and tooling on the spine. The extremities are rubbed and bumped. The spine ends have chipped at the top to the lettering, affecting the word 'The' in the title, and the front cover has a 1" tear along the spine. Internally foxed throughout. 7 5/8" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #842312
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Stonewall Jackson: The Life And Military Career Of Thomas Jonathan Jackson by Markinfield Addey. New York: Charles T. Evans; San Francisco: A. Roman & Co.; Chicago: J. R. Walker; Cincinnati: Rickey & Carroll, 1863. 240 pages, bound in publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. The spine ends are chipped and fraying; extremities are bumped and rubbed. Internally, first flyleaf is lacking and there is some foxing. 7 1/2" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #841469
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$175.00
By John D. Baltz. Published For The Author; Inquirer Printing Company, Lancaster, PA, 1888. Brown cloth binding with blind ruling and devices at the corners on both covers with gilt-lettered spine, bumped and rubbed with spine ends chipping. Some silverfish damage on front cover and along gutter of hinge on the back cover. Erasure of ownership on the first flyleaf. Internally toned with foxing on Title Page and at plates; map is present. 7 5/8" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #841465
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Doylestown, PA: W. W. H. Davis, Printer, 1868. 397 pages and 3 pages of advertisements. Bound in purple cloth with sun-faded spine and around edges of each cover. There is blind ruling on each cover as well as a Monogram 'JB,' presumably Joe Barbiere. Bumped and fraying corners and spine ends, internally toned with foxing, particularly next to illustrations. Lacks first flyleaf but otherwise a tight copy of a scarce book. 8 7/8" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #841459
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Richmond, VA: B. F. Johnson Publishing Company, 1899, First Edition. 429 pages with 14 pages of Index and 4 pages of advertisements, with numerous illustrations throughout. Blue cloth binding with gilt lettering and sword on front cover and a lion and gilt lettering on spine (Faded). Interior is toned but clean; binding has some rubbing at extremities but is tight and sound overall. 8 1/4" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1910 item #841451
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Richmond: B. F. Johnson Publishing Co., 1900; First Edition. 412 pages, with numerous photo images. Binding is blue denim-type cloth with gilt lettering on the spine and a cavalryman on horseback emblazoned in silver on the front cover. Previous owner's bookplate has been removed from the inside front cover and ownership erased from the first blank flyleaf. Interior is lightly toned but clean. The cover has some silverfish sizing removal at the front and rear corners and gutter area...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1910 item #841446
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By Edward A. Moore. New York and Washington: The Neale Publishing Co., 1907. Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering on the cover and spine. There is sun fading on the spine and border edges of the covers and some light rubbing to the extremities with a couple of silverfish marks. The interior is evenly toned with occasional foxing and there were many unopened pages which were roughly opened. 8 3/8" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1910 item #841440
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$250.00
With Sketch-Maps By The Author. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1907. 634 pages and a fold-out map at the end. Gray/blue cloth binding with gilt lettering on the spine. Bumped corners which are rubbed overall, especially at the extremities; chipping at the top and bottom of the spine. Lacks first flyleaf; bookplate has been removed. At the back cover, the inner hinge is broken and there is glue residue left on the inside back cover. 9" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1910 item #841431
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General Lee: His Campaigns In Virginia 1861-1865 With Personal Reminiscences by Walter H. Taylor. 'For Sale By The Nusbaum Book And News Company, Norfolk, Virginia.' First Edition, 1906. Press of Braunworth & Co. Bookbinders and Printers of Brooklyn, NY. 314 pages with 9 folding maps. Binding is red pebbled cloth with some soiling. Spine is very sun-bleached with a 1/4" horizontally separated (But present) cap. Pages are very nice overall. 9 1/4" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #841417
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New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1866. Bound in maroon cloth with gilt-crossed sabres on the front cover and gilt lettering and a floral device on the spine. There are frayed spine ends and corners, rubbed, bumped and a stain along the gutter on the rear cover. The interior is toned and foxed and lightly soiled in spots. 7 5/8" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #841413
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With over 30 illustrations; Boston: Lee And Shepard Publishers, 1895. 344 pages. Gray cloth binding ornamented with the Confederate flag on the cover with a profile view of the Alabama in full sail in blue with gilt lettering...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1910 item #841410
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New York And Washington: The Neale Publishing Company, 1908. 382 pages; illustrated. Green cloth binding with gilt lettering on cover and spine (Sunned to a brown tone). There is some rubbing at the extremities and some silverfish work on the front cover; some foxing particularly at reverse side of 1/2 Title Page. On the Frontispiece and Title Page, it appears that the glossy paper used for the illustrations caused a great deal of foxing or staining to adjoining pages through the book. Previous ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #841405
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From Manassas To Appomattox: Memoirs Of The Civil War In America by James Longstreet. Illustrated with plates, maps, portraits and engravings specially prepared for this work. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co., 1896. 690 pages. Full gray cloth binding with a Confederate sleeve, hand and sword embellishing the cover in gold, gray and silver. The spine (Stain-spotted overall) with gilt lettering and a collar device. Medium wear to extremities with bumped corners. The book is a little loose in its...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #841396
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"The Military Operations Of General Beauregard In The War Between The States 1861 To 1865" by Alfred Roman. Complete in Two Volumes; New York: Harper & Brothers, Franklin Square 1884. Volume I has 594 pages; Volume II has 691 pages plus 12 pages of advertisements. Full green cloth bindings with gilt lettering on the covers and spines; rubbed and bumped at corners and extremities with chipping at the spine ends. The interiors are toned with some foxing. In Volume I, the first flyleaf is lacking o...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1920 item #840872
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
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Lieutenant General Jubal Anderson Early, C. S. A. Autobiographical Sketch And Narrative Of The War Between The States. Philadelphia & London: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1912. Illustrated throughout; 496 pages. Full red cloth binding with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Some light wear at extremities, spine sunned and spotted; also, a spot stain on the front cover. Ownership on first flyleaf as well as an erased area of some other name or inscription. Otherwise, a decent copy. 9 1/8" tall...