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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 1910 item #841427
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G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York And London: The Knickerbocker Press, 1906. First Edition; published and reprinted in August of 1906. 384 pages with three engraved portraits and a photogravure frontispiece. The binding is blue ribbed cloth with gilt lettering and a red cross on the front cover. There are rubbed corners and edges with some chipping at the top of the spine; the interior is clean and sound. 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. The spine sports a Confederate Navy man with sword in blue. The spine is also gilt-lettered. The spine ends are both bumped with some chipping starting at the top. The extremities and the corners have some wear. The interior is toned with some foxing throughout...
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...
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...
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...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1920 item #840872
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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...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1920 item #840858
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa: The Torch Press, Publishers, 1910. Bound in full red cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front cover which also displays a gilt pistol and Bowie knife. Some wear to corners and extremities, and some sun fading to the spine. Interior has toned pages which are uncut; many remain unopened. 539 pages with 2 pages of errata; 9 5/8" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #840847
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New York, Philadelphia and Washington: J. M. Stoddart & Company, 1886. Includes three folded maps, engravings, etc. Full green cloth binding with gilt lettering on cover and spine, rubbed and bumped corners and extremities; top and bottom of spine are bruised but not chipped. There are scratches on the covers, front, back and spine. First flyleaf has been glued down to the front inside cover. There is an acid mark from a newspaper clipping between the third flyleaf and the back of the Robert E....
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1910 item #840824
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Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged; Illustrated. New York: Sturgis & Walton Company, 1909. Publisher's tan/green cloth with black lettering on cover and spine. The cover also bears crossed pistols. 554 pages. Extremities and corners have some wear; spine ends are bumped; interior is toned. Nice condition overall. 9" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1910 item #840822
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Book by Lieut.-Col. G. F. R. Henderson. Complete in two volumes with portraits, maps and plans. New Impression: Longmans, Green & Co., London, New York & Bombay, 1900. Volume I is 447 Pages with a fold-out map at the rear; Volume II is 528 pages. Bound in full red cloth with gilt lettering on the spines. Both spines are quite sun-faded, the covers are rubbed, soiled and have a few stains on Volume I. The interiors are foxed throughout. 8 1/8" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1910 item #840819
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Histories Of The Several Regiments And Battalions From North Carolina In The Great War 1861-65, Written By Members Of The Respective Commands; Edited By Walter Clark. Uniformly bound in five volumes. Volume I: Raleigh, E. M. Uzzell, Printer And Binder, 1901, 783 Pages and Map; Volume II: Goldsboro, NC, Nash Bros., Book And Job Printers, 1901, 807 Pages; Volume III: Goldsboro, NC, Nash Bros., Book And Job Printers, 1901, 761 Pages; Volume IV: Goldsboro, NC, Nash Bros., Book And Job Printers, 1901...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #840812
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Complete in two volumes; Fourth Edition, revised, corrected and complete. New York: Charles L. Webster & Co., 1891. Volume I is 455 Pages; Volume II is 604 Pages and 4 Pages of advertisements. Bound in green publisher's cloth bindings with gilt lettering on covers and spines. Extremities are rubbed with bumped corners and spines. Interiors are clean except for toning from tissue onto engraved portraits as well as the Title Page from Volume I; lacking first flyleaf in each volume. 9 1/4" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #840807
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(Varina Jefferson Davis). Complete in two volumes; New York: Belford Company Publishers, 1890. Volume I is 699 Pages; Volume II is 939 Pages. Publisher's bindings of light blue/grey cloth with black lines and Confederate States Seal underlined by Jefferson Davis' signature on front covers with gilt-lettered spines. Extremities rubbed with rubbed corners and spines. Interiors are very nice with photographs and fold-out maps. 8 7/8" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #840547
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The Rise And Fall Of The Confederate Government by Jefferson Davis, Volumes I & II. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1881. Volume I is 707 pages (Plus 4 pages of advertisements); Volume II has 808 pages (Plus 4 pages of advertisements). Volume I has all engravings and the map. Volume II has all engravings present as well as all 17 maps (Yorktown Williamsburgh map is very wrinkled and Operations in Mississippi map is tattered along the edge). Bound in original publisher's brown pebbled cloth wi...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #840519
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New York: Rogers & Sherwood, 1887. Rebound in light grey/blue cloth, rubbed and bumped at extermities; sun-faded spine with a paper label. 824 pages; lightly toned with some foxing. A small dealer label resides inside the lower right corner of cover of Joseph McDonough Co. Scarce And Fine Books Albany, NY. Very tight for such a thick, heavy book. 9 1/2" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1920 item #840513
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New York: The Neale Publishing Company, 1914. 327 pages; Ex-Library copy with bookplate inside front cover; traces of pocket at rear inside cover. Dark green cloth publisher's binding with gilt lettering on spine. Spine ends bumped and chipped; corners bumped and rubbed. End papers and 1/2 Title Page are fairly heavily foxed but for the most part, the interior remains quite clean. There is a blind stamp of the library on the Title Page upper margin and on the Copyright page the stamp is showing ...