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The Life and Times of Captain George William Ely, (1840-1922); Captain of the Seventh Regiment and the New York Stock Exchange
Aptos: Bruce Campbell Adamson, 1993. Illustrated. iv + 166 pages, 8vo, printed wrappers; pencil marks in margins of index, otherwise very good. Aptos, CA: Bruce Campbell Adamson, 1993. Presentation copy on last blank page. George William Ely was Secretary of the New York Stock Exchange from 1874 to 1900 and from 1905 to 1919. More
The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1900. Series III, Volume IV. 1350pp. 8vo, original black cloth, cloth soiled, corners lightly bumped. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1900. First Edition. Correspondence, Orders, Reports, and Returns of the Union Authorities from January 1, 1864, to April 30, 1865. More
Buttons of the Confederacy
Hightstown: Alphaeus H. Albert, 1963. Illustrated with b/w images of buttons throughout. 93 pages. Slim 8vo, gray cloth. Hightstown, NJ: self-published, (1963). First edition. A near fine copy. More
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1960. 91 pages. Slim 8vo, red boards, dust wrapper. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, (1960). A very good(+) copy in a very good dust wrapper. A John Harvard Library Book. More
The Life of Jefferson Davis
Cincinnati: Caxton Publishing House, 1868. Frontis., xvii, 13-645pp., pagination complete as published. 8vo, original maroon cloth, spine ends lightly worn and repaired, spine faded, scattered light foxing, mostly to margins, modern embossed stamp from previous owner on front flyleaf. Cincinnati: Caxton Publishing House, 1868. First Edition Author was an editor of the Southern Literary Messenger which was published in Richmond, Virginia. Civil War Books II, p. 36, " A eulogistic attempt to vindicate the motives and conduct of the Southern..... More
The American Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events...Embracing political, civil, military, and social affairs; public documents; biography, statistics, commerce, finance illus., portraits.
New York: Appleton, 1868. 3 vols., thick short 4to, 3/4 contemporary brown morocco, marbled boards; (dampstain to t.p. and frontispiece of one volume; some foxing to 2 vols., boards have some wear). New York: Appleton, 1868, 1869. Very good (+). Volumes III, IV, and V encompassing the years 1863, 1864, 1865. "Encyclopedic yearbooks for each year of the war: excellent for congressional summaries, and still a most useful tool." Civil War Books II, p. 3. More
A Pictorial History of the Civil War Years.
Garden City: Doubleday, 1967. Profusely illustrated. Small 4to, cloth. Garden City: Doubleday, (1967). More
A Ballad of the North and South.
Kingsport: Kingsport Press, 1959. Some small illustrated figures, printed in blue. 48 pages. Small slim 4to, two-toned buckram, publisher's box that is worn. Kingsport, TN: Privately printed by Kingsport Press, 1959. Limited edition of 1250 copies. A fine copy in a worn slipcase. Number 4 in the series of American Keepsakes. More
Second Brigade of the Pennsylvania Reserves at Antietam; Report of the Antietam Battlefield Memorial Commission
Harrisburg: 1908. of Pennsylvania and Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments erected by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania... Photo Illus., folding map of the Battle of Antietam. 109pp. 8vo, black cloth, Frontis. creased, otherwise very good. (Harrisburg), 1908. More
The Armies of U. S. Grant
London: Arms and Armour Press, 1995. Illus. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. (London): Arms and Armour Press, (1995). Fine. More
Presidents Under Fire; Commanders in Chief in Victory and Defeat
New York: Orion Books, 1994. Illus. 8vo, 1/2 black cloth, d.w. New York: Orion Books, (1994). Very good Studies of George Washington, James Polk, Jefferson Davis, and Lyndon Johnson. More
Paul Revere's Horse
Garden City: Doubleday, 1949. Maps. 12mo, red cloth. Garden City: Doubleday, 1949. Very good(+) Sketches of American military events from the American Revolution through the Spanish-American War. More
The Chessboard of War; Sherman and Hood in the Autumn Campaigns of 1864
Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2000. Illus. 8vo, black cloth, d.w. sunned on spine portion, cloth lightly soiled. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, (2000). More
Cyclone in Calico.
Boston: Little Brown, 1952. Frontis portrait illustration. 278 pages. 8vo, brown cloth, d.w. Boston: Little Brown, 1952. First edition. A very good copy--one stain on front cover cloth, worn at corners; in a very good(-) wrapper, edgeworn and sunned. More
Life and Public Services of General Grant: The Soldier, the Statesman...Being a complete life of the great hero,
Hartford: Park Publishing, 1885. following his career from the cradle to the close. Many engravings. 613pp. 8vo, beautifully bound in original yellow cloth with elaborated black decorations, lacks front flyleaf, front cover bowed, inner hinges strengthened, back cover lightly soiled, several pages with very light foxing to margins, several ink marks above several printed words in the first page of the preface. Hartford: Park Publishing, (1885). Author wrote several biographies of United States generals and Presidents. Internally, a tight bright..... More
The Confederacy; (Based on Music of the South During the Years, 1861-65).
Columbia Records. With Essays by Bruce Catton and Clifford Dowdey. Illustrated. 32 pages, square 4to, gilt-embossed decorative cloth, record in rear sleeve in very nice condition; covers lightly rubbed. Columbia Records, (1954). A very good(+) copy. More
Financial Failure and Confederate Defeat
Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1991. 329 pages. 8vo, green cloth, d.w. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, (1991). Fine in fine dust wrapper. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. More
A Long Shadow; Jefferson Davis and the Final Days of the Confederacy
Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1986. Illus. 8vo, two-toned cloth, d.w. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, (1986). A very good(-) copy with considerable foxing to outer edges, bookplate on front pastedown; in a near fine dust wrapper. More
The Peninsular Campaign and Its Antecedents, as developed by the Report of Maj.-Gen. Geo. B. McClellan, and Other Published Documents.
New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1864. Large folding map. 94pp. + 16pp. of publisher's ads. 8vo, original red cloth, some edges and corners worn, spine expertly rebacked in modern cloth, two 1 and 1/2 inch tears in folds of map with no loss of text, small light dampstain to top margin, title page and map with light foxing. New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1864. First Edition. "Barnard was chief engineer of the Army of the Potomac in McClellan's Peninsular campaign..... More
Sherman's March Through the Carolinas.
8vo, cloth, d.w.; (d.w. lightly soiled, otherwise very good). Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1956. More
Military Record of Louisiana; Including Biographical and Historical Papers Relating to the Military Organizations of the State
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1996. 8vo, pr. wrs. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, (1996). Very good. More
Gone for a Soldier; The Civil War Memoirs of Private Alfred Bellard.
Ed. by David Herbert Donald. color illus. square 8vo, cloth, d.w. Boston: Little Brown, 1975. vg. More
The Service of the Vermont Troops; An Oration before the Re-Union Society of Vermont Officers, in the Representatives Hall,
Montpelier: Watchman and Journal Press, 1882. Montpelier, Vt., November 2, 1882. 31pp. 8vo, pr. wrs., spine ends worn, wrappers lightly soiled. Montpelier: Watchman and Journal Press, 1882. More