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Shippensburg, Pennsylvania: White Mane Books. (2001). 174pp. Illustrated. Hard bound with dust jacket. Book in very good to fine condition. Dust jacket frayed and worn with several chips and tears. Rear board is bowed. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Explains how the strange behavior of sound waves impacted the decisions made at the Battles of Gaine's Mill, Fort Donelson, Seven Pines, Iuka, Perryville, Chancellorsville and Five Forks. S034.
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.
320pp. Hard bound. With Dust Jacket. Jacket soiled and frayed. A very good, tight, clean copy. S006.
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.
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.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press. . First Edition. Softcover. xi+167pp. In Fair condition. Covers are grimy, with small tears at the edges, and numerous small dampstains. Some apparent insect nibbling where title page attaches to spine (though its in no danger of coming loose). There are three glossy photographic pages that have some foxing which also affects facing pages. Otherwise the contents are clean and unmarked, with a square and secure binding. Once you get past the cover, the contents are actually very nice. The story of Elmer Ellsworth, friend of Lincoln, and first Union Officer to die in the Civil War. (cfm)
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.
HISTORY OF THE EIGHTY-SEVENTH REGIMENT, PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS, PREPARED FROM OFFICIAL RECORDS, DIARIES, AND OTHER AUTHENTIC SOURCES OF INFORMATION
York, PA:Press of the York Daily. 1901. 1st edition. vii+306+xxvpp. Illustrated with over One Hundred Engravings and Portraits. Hardcover. Ex-library with only library markings being the sticker to spine strip, a library bookplate, stamped withdrawn, and a Duplicate stamp above the bookplate to the inside front board and a small date stamp to the inside rear board. The green boards slightly mottled with gilt still bright on front cover but dulled on spine. Boards worn along edges with spine ends starting to fray and edge points gently bumped and worn to boards. Internally, aside from previously mention ex-library markings, a very good, clean copy. The binding is tight and hinges intact.
HISTORY OF THE ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FOURTH REGIMENT, PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS IN THE WAR OF THE REBELLION --1862-1863. Regimental Re-Unions 1885-1906. History of Monument
Philadelphia; Ware Bros. Company, 1907. 388pp. First Edition. Hardcover, no dj. Illustrated with many portraits and battle site photographs. Original cloth, a very good clean copy. Minor wear to top of spine and points. "Collection of rosters, personal reminiscences, and sketches of a regiment whose nine month service had its climax at Antietam." Dornbusch P-303; Nevins I, 144.
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)
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)
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