New York: Henry Bill, 1863. of the various naval and military engagements, of the heroic deeds performed by armies and individuals. Illustrated with maps, diagrams, engraved plates, and engraved portraits. 2 Vols. Thick, small 4to, publisher's blind-stamped brown morocco, both volumes lightly rubbed, corners bumped on both volumes, edges of corners worn on volume II, light foxing to some margins including margins of all plates and portraits, marbled endpapers of both volumes rubbed. New York: Henry Bill, 1863, 1867.
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.
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...
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.
Time-Life Books, 1995. Many color and b/w Illus. 4to, blue pictorial boards, in the publisher's paper slipcase. N.p.: (Time-Life Books, 1995). Fine Laid in is a mint block of 20 United States postage stamps on the Civil War in its original shrinkwrap. This volume contains 16 biographies of each person depicted on the stamps and accounts of 4 famous Civil War battles.
1865. Sea chart in 3 sheets. Uncolored lithograph. Two inset panels on each page: each "panel" measures about 22 3/8" x 15.5", each page measures 27 5/8" x 34.25". Great large sea chart plotting the path of 115 miles of the Mississippi River from Cairo Illinois to St. Mary's Missouri. Usually found in six separate sheets, this rare example has the panels uncut (in three sheets). It was prepared by E.H. Gerdes during the Civil War to provide the Union...