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1 Appomatox Court House
Washington D.C. Division of Publications, National Park Service 1992 Reprint Original Wraps Fine No Jacket 
112pp. Illustrated. Handbook #109. Size: 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Price: 4.00 USD
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2 Constitution and By-Laws of the U.S. Maimed Soldiers League of the Union Army and Navy
Philadelphia Town Print 1883 Probable 1st Edition Original Printed Wraps Good No Jacket Book 
12pp. Dampstained. Creased. Closed tear to the front cover. Scarce. The organization which represented and supported the wounded war vets of the Civil War. Size: 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 Echoes from the Gun of 1861: A Book for Boys. Sunset Stories, No. 3
Boston Loring 1864 First Edition. Original Cloth Good No Jacket 
246pp. Lacking the endpapers. The first blank prelim is clipped. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Soiled. Foxed. Some staining to the boards. Size: 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Fort Fisher: Gateway of the South
Fort Fisher Restoration Committee Original Pictorial Wraps Near Fine No Jacket 
32pp. Illustrated. Small crease. Size: 8vo - over 7 - 9" Tall 
Price: 3.50 USD
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5 Fort Sumter: Anvil of War
Washington D.C. Division of Publications, National Park Service 2002 Reprint Original Wraps Fine No Jacket 
64pp. Illustrated. Handbook #127 in the series. Typical battlefield guide. Size: 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Price: 3.50 USD
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6 Harper's Monthly Magazine, Vol. CXX, December 1909 to May 1910
NY Harper & Bros,. 1910 Half Leather Very Good No Jacket 
972pp. Contemporary half leather over pebbled boards with spine lettering stamped in gilt. Bound by Ward Brothers of Jacksonville, Illinois (their binders ticket on the front pastedown). Illustrated with many plates in color by N.C. Wyeth, Elizabeth Shippen Green, and Frank E. Schoonover. Typical literature, essays and poetry. Of special interest are the following articles: "Some Reminiscences of Charles Darwin" by James Bryce, an account of Col. Henry H. Young who was a member of the Secret Service during the Civil War (entitled "Young" by William Gilmore Beymer), "A Fable" by Mark Twain, "An Ethnologist in the Arctic" by Vilhjalmr Steffanson", an article on the arts and crafts movement in New York City called "Ancient Crafts in Modern New York" by Philip Verrill Mighels, "The Journal of John Wesley" by Nehemiah Curnock about the discovery of his journals in a fire box and "A Poet in War Time: Unpublished Letters of E.C. Steadman, 1861-62" by Laura Stedman. Rubbing to the extremities and the joints but not rubbed through. Size: 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7 John Brown's Raid: National Park Service History Series
Washington D.C. National Park Service 1990 Original Pictorial Wraps Near Fine No Jacket 
70pp. Illustrated. Only traces of wear overall. Size: 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Price: 3.00 USD
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8 Lincoln Centennial: Addresses Delivered At the Memorial Exercises Held at Springfield, Illinois February 23, 1909
Springfield The Illinois Centennial Commission 1909 First Edition. Quarter Leather Good No Jacket Book 
226pp. Marbled paper covered boards, red quarter leather. The backstrip is missing and has been repaired with green library cloth. Lacking the prelims including the front free endpaper, up unto the title page and so the frontispiece of Lincoln is also missing. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Tic tac toe inscription on the back board. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 8.00 USD
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9 Militaria Auction Catalog 53, May 28, 2005
Bouckville Mohawk Arms Inc. 2005 Original Pictorial Wraps Near Fine No Jacket 
232pp. Illustrated, including 17pp. color plates. Minor creasing. Size: 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Price: 6.00 USD
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10 New York History: The Quarterly Journal of the New York State Historical Association, Vol. XXIV, No. 2, April 1943
Cooperstown New York State Historical Association 1943 Original Wraps Very Good No Jacket 
Pagination runs 161-320. Illustrated. Includes: "The Seward-Fillmore Feud and the Crisis of 1850" by Harry J. Carman & Reinhard Luthin, "Early Town Planning in New York State" by Turpin C. Bannister, "Co-operative Foundries" by Jonathan Grossman, "Pioneer Catholic Seminaries in New York" by Thomas F. O'Connor. Includes the documents, "Peddlar's Protest" by Wheaton Phillips Webb and "Civil War Diary of Samuel Tiebout" by Bruce T. McCully. Spine browned. Size: 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 New York History; the Quarterly Journal for the New York State Historical Association, Vol. XXV, No. 4, October 1944
Cooperstown New York State Historical Association 1944 Original Wraps Very Good No Jacket 
Pagination runs 437-579. Illustrated. Includes: "The Soldier Vote in the Election of 1864" by Oscar O. Winther, "A History of Soldier Voting in the State of New York" by William M. Burcher, "Captain Kidd" by Morton Pennypacker, "New York State's Battle on the Food Front" by C. Chester DuMond, "New York State Antiques: A Checklist of Potters of Albany and the Upper Hudson Area" by Robert G. Wheeler. Spine unevenly faded and creased vertically. Size: 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 New York History; the Quarterly Journal of the New York State Historical Association, Vol. XXIV, No. 1, January 1943
Cooperstown New York State Historical Association 1943 Original Wraps Very Good No Jacket 
160pp. Illustrated. "The Farmer's Museum" by Clifford Lord, "Story of Old Blue China" by Arthur H. Merritt, "New York's Impact on the Canadian Economy Prior to the Opening of the Erie Canal" by Chilton Williamson, "Historical Records Survey: A Final Report" by George W. Roach, "Lincoln's Italian Volunteers from New York" by Howard R. Marrara, "The Children's Museum" by Mary E. Cunningham. Spine browned. Size: 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13 North Carolina and the Civil War: A North Carolina Museum of History Exhibition
Raleigh, NC North Carolina Museum of History Original Pictorial Wraps Fine No Jacket 
Unpaginated (8pp.). Illustrated. Size: 8vo - over 7 - 9" Tall 
Price: 3.00 USD
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14 Proceedings of the Senate and Assembly of the State of New York On The Life and Services of General Philip H. Sheridan Held At the Capitol April 9, 1889
Albany James B. Lyon 1890 Original Cloth Good No Jacket Book 
64pp. Decorated with a gilt vignette of Sheridan riding in battle. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Sheridan. Front hinge cracked. Text block loose in the binding. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 Report of the Joint Committee Relative to Frauds Upon Volunteers As Made to the Legislature of Pennsylvania April 20, 1864
Harrisburg Singerly & Myers 1864 First Edition Original Printed Wraps Good No Jacket Book 
47pp. Inscription of Charles M. Pott on the front cover. Pott was a member of the 179th PA Drafted Militia, Co. K (Buck's County). Appears to be lacking the back cover. Dog-eared. Foxed. An investingation into lies the recruiters told the Union recruits involving their pay. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 125.00 USD
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16 Rules for the Management and Cleaning of the Rifle Musket, Model 1863 for the Use of Soldiers, with Descriptive Plates
Meriden The Meriden Gravure Co. 1960 Facsimile Edition. Original Printed Wraps Near Fine No Jacket 
26pp. Illustrated. Facsimile reprint of the 1863 edition. Faint red stains to the wraps. Otherwise unmarked on the inside and quite bright. Size: 12mo - over 6 - 7" Tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
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17 The Book of Proverbs
NY American Bible Society 1861 Original Cloth Good No Jacket 
125pp. Original flimsy brown cloth with lettering stamped in gilt to the front cover. Blind stamped rule around the inside edges of the covers. Cloth chipped at the extremities. The heel of the spine is chipped, as is the head and the joints near the head. Gift inscription in pencil on the front free endpaper. Backstrip split. This title, along with a few other book of the Bible, were printed individually as an experiment by the American Bible Society to see how Scripture portions would sell during the Civil War. The Union Army and Navy were especially good customers and by the end of the War, more than 5 million copies of Scripture portions (mostly New Testament) had sold. Size: 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
Price: 50.00 USD
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18 The Cook Book
Watertown Joe Spratt, Woman's Relief Corps, No. 46 Original Printed Wraps Good No Jacket 
2pp. ads + pagination "A-P" + 2pp. ads. Stapled wraps. Ca. 1890's. Scarce. Loaded with local ads. A search of the OCLC Worldcat reveals that there are no copies in university holdings. One staple heavily rusted with damage to the paper surrounding it. Wraps unevenly browned. A few stray pencil check marks. The Woman's Relief Corps was an auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic. Funds from the sale of the WRC cookbooks went to aid the living veterans of the Union Army from the Civil War. Size: 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Price: 40.00 USD
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19 The Official Reports of New York State Units at Gettysburg from War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies
Wolcott Benedum Books 1999 Reprint Original Wraps Very Good No Jacket 
132pp. Spine creased. Size: 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Price: 8.00 USD
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20 Union Almanac for 1865
Philadelphia King & Baird, Printers 1865 First Edition. Original Pictorial Wraps Good No Jacket Book 
34pp. Illustrated with woodcuts in the text. Great cut showing slaves dancing in Virginia. A typical almanac with the exception of the added pro-Union Civil War vignettes including material such as the boyhood of U.S. Grant and various short stories of Union victories, etc. Edges chipped but with no loss to the printed material. Browned. Rare. OCLC locates one copy in university holdings. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Price: 195.00 USD
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