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An address read at the last meeting of the Manchester Union and Emancipation Society. London:Simpkin, Marshal, & Co., Stationers' Hall Court. 1866. 96pp. Stiff wrappers. Binding shows some light wear to the edges and spine, which also shows some sun-fading. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings, save for a previous owner's signature on the first free end-paper accompanied by what looks to be some sort of bookplate on the inside front board.
Almond, NY:Helene C. Phelan. 1983. 1st edition. 369pp. Illustrated. Softcover. Card covers lightly soiled with wear to edges and folds. Otherwise, a very good copy. *Eugene Kingman was attached to the 12th. Maine. Saw service at Port Hudson and later in the Virginia Campaign.
Boston:Robert F. Wallcut. 1861. 46pp. Sewn wrps. Covers of pamphlet lightly soiled, with some chipping to foreedges and corners of rear cover. Otherwise, a very good clean copy.
New York:Carleton, Publisher. 1864. 1st edition. 282pp+6pp ads. Hardcover. Green blindstamped cloth, faded along spine strip with wear to edges, edge points, and spine ends. Gilt on spine dulled. Internally, end pages age toned with light soiling and minor foxing. Previous owners penciled inscription to 1st free end-page with anoter penciled name to top of the title page. With old damp stains to top of some pages and a few stray smudges scattered throughout otherwise pages clean. The binding is tight and hinges intact. *Wright 2:1004. Autobiographical novel during Civil War.
GUARDING THE OVERLAND TRAILS. THE ELEVENTH OHIO CAVALRY IN THE CIVIL WAR (Frontier Military Series XXIV)
Spokane, WA:The Arthur H. Clark Company. 2005. 367pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. In very good clean condition, inside and out.
ITS STUPENDOUS STRUGGLE WITH THE GREAT NAVY OF THE UNITED STATES; THE ENGAGEMENTS FOUGHT IN THE RIVERS AND HARBORS OF THE SOUTH, AND UPON THE HIGH SEAS; BLOCKAGE-RUNNING, FIRST USE OF IRON-CLADS AND TORPEDOES, AND PRIVATEER HISTORY. New York:Rogers and Sherwood. 1887. 824pp. Illustrated. Hardbound, in leather binding with labels to spine. Rebound at some point with original boards using new end-pages. Leather boards shelfworn to boards at edge points, with some scuffing and peeling. Internally, slight stickiness to 1st free end-page where a large bookplate once resided. Otherwise pages clean, free of previous owners marks or any foxing. The binding is tight and hinges intact. *Howes S147.
Boston:Atlantic Monthly Press. 1921. 1st edition. 557pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Brown boards slighly shelf-worn and soiled. Internally, end-pages slightly age-toned but otherwise a very good, clean copy. The binding is tight and hinges intact. *A veteran of the civil war but probably best remembered as the founder of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
New York; D. Appleton & Company, 1872. First Edition. Hardover. 272pp. Ex-library. Good+ condition. Green cloth boards lightly rubbed, with some fabric fraying at extremities, gilt decoration and titling remains bright, library number inked on spine. Library stickers inside front and back covers (rear sticker clumsily removed), and library stamps to title page. Pages age toned but generally clean with no foxing. Square and solidly bound. Taylor was a Chicago journalist who provides accounts of the Civil War events around Chattanooga. (cfm)
New Bedford, MA:Reynolds Printing. 1928. 85pp. 1st edition. Illustrated. Signed, with a long inscription by the author, on the top half of the 1st free end-page. Hardcover. Blue boards lightly soiled and shelf-worn, with an old damp stamp to the top spine edge of the front board and wear to spine ends and edge points to boards. Internally, aside from the inscription and a very occasional spot of foxing, a very good, clean copy
[Washington DC]; [U.S. Senate],. First Edition. 16pp. No wrps. Condition is VG. Holes in inside margins to accomodate string binding, but string not present. Small portion of lower margin is trimmed. Very scattered foxing spots. Overall very clean and unmarked. Abolishionist Senator's remarks regarding slavery in US territories. (cfm)
Boston:Lee and Shepard, Publishers. 1892. 1st edition. 178pp. Illustrated with drawings. Hardcover. Mustard boards, decorated in black, are lightly soiled, rubbed and shelfworn, with wear along edges, spine ends and edge points. The spine strip has darkened with use, but gilt is still bright. Page edges soiled. Internally, end-pages are lightly soiled, with an inscription to 1st free end-page, but otherwise clean. The binding is tight and hinges intact. A very good copy.
Chicago; The University of Chicago Press, . First Edition. Hardcover with dj. xi+290pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Very Good condition in a Good jacket. Unclipped jacket lightly shelfworn, but with more serious wear along the front flap fold; also small chip missing top of spine; Peach colored cloth boards are in nice shape and unbumped. Owner name penned on ffep. Otherwise clean and bright, square and securely bound. "This is the story of some fifty officers from both sides in the Civil War who after the fighting ceased were unable to face the rigors of civilian life...the authors have told here the strange and often amusing history of how these officers went to Egypt and served in the army of the khedive, Ismail Pasha, who was trying to modernize his semibarbaric country..." (cfm)
THE FIFTY-SEVENTH REGIMENT OF MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEERS IN THE WAR OF THE REBELLION, Army of the Potomac
Boston; E.B. Stillings & Co., 1896. First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated. 512 pp. Ex-lib. Good Condition. Blue cloth boards moderately rubbed and soiled, bottom corners bumped, light wear to fabric at extremities, gilt titling still bright, library sticker on spine. Dust spots to page edges, espec top. Some foxing, espec frontis tissue guard, through the title page, pretty clean thereafter. Library pencil mark on title page and card pocket on rear pastedown. The "correct" history of the 57th Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers, with many photographs of the soldiers. (cfm)
(Campbell, CA):(Savas Publishing Company). (1998). 1st edition. viii+485pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Slight soiling to top page edges from dust residue, otherwise a very good clean copy, inside and out. The dust jacket is lighlty shelfworn, but otherwise in very good condition.
Boston:Lee and Shepard Publishers. 1896. 2nd edition. vii+352pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Gray decorated boards soiled and shelfworn, with wear along edges; spine ends worn and starting to fray; and edge points gently bumped and worn to boards. Page edges soiled. Internally, decorated endpapers slightly age toned but clean, with a previous owners name penciled to 2nd free endpage, but otherwise, aside from an occasional smudge or bit of foxing scattered throughout, a very good, clean copy. The binding is tight and hinges still intact.
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