PRE WWI: MISCELLANEOUS BOOKS

Found: 108

Item Number: 10022846
Price: $32.00 USD

"THE LIFE OF GENERAL WINFIELD SCOTT", BY EDWARD D. MANSFIELD, ESQ., PUBLISHED BY A.S. BARNES & CO., N.Y., 1848, ILLUSTRATED WITH ENGRAVINGS, 413 PAGES, VG

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Item Number: 10023210
Price: $148.00 USD

"PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF US GRANT" IN TWO VOLUMES, PUBLISHED BY CHARLES L. WEBSTER & COMPANY, 1885, CLASSIC SET GRANT WROTE BECOUSE HE WAS BROKE AND FINISHED JUST BEFORE HE DIED, GREEN COVERED SET, VOL I HAS 584 PAGES, VOL II HAS 647 PAGES, BOTH ARE FINE

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Item Number: 10023214
Price: $96.00 USD

"PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF U.S. GRANT", PUBLISHED BY CHARLES WEBSTER CO., NY, 1885/1886, HAVE BOTH VOLUME I & II MOUNTED WITH GREEN BUCKRAM CLOTH, , BINDINGS RATE AS GOOD+, CONTENTS ARE FINE, THESE SETS ARE GETTING VERY HARD TO LOCATE!

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Item Number: 10023240
Price: $144.00 USD

"MEMOIRS OF GENERAL W.T. SHERMAN", BY W.T. SHERMAN, 1875, PUBLISHED BY D. APPLETON IN TWO VOLUMNS, VOL I HAS 405 PAGES, VOL II HAS 409 PAGES, BLUE CLOTH COVERED SET, BOTH ARE FINE

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Item Number: 10023422
Price: $48.00 USD

"CAMPAIGNS OF THE CIVIL WAR SERIES-STATISTICAL RECORDS", BY FRED K. PHISTERER, CHAS SCRIBNERS N.Y. 1884, LISTS ALL YANKEE DIVISIONS, DEPARTMENTS, STRENGTHS, LOSS'S, ALL GENERAL OFFICERS, ETC., ETC., 343 PAGES, FINE

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Item Number: 10023438
Price: $48.00 USD

"PENNSYLVANIA AT ANTIETAM", PUBLISHED BY HARRISBURG PUBLISHING COMPANY, 1906 FOR THE ANTIETAM BATTLEFIELD COMMISSION, COMPILED BY OLIVER C. BOSBYSHELL, 260 PAGES, C/W ALL TIP IN MAPS, EXCELLENT COPY

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Item Number: 10023446
Price: $32.00 USD

"PHILADELPHIA IN THE CIVIL WAR, 1861-1865", BY FRANK H. TAYLOR, PUBLISHED BY THE CITY OF PHILA., 1913, 360 PAGES, FRONT COVER IS LOOSE, GOOD ONLY

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Item Number: 10023588
Price: $55.00 USD

"THE BOYS OF 61" OR FOUR YEARS OF FIGHTING - PERSONAL OBSERVATIONS WITH THE ARMY AND NAVY, BY CHARLES CARLTON COFFIN, PUBLISHED BY ESTES & LAURIAT, BOSTON, 1881, 558 PAGES, ILLUSTRATED WITH WOOD CUTS, SOME PAGES ARE LOOSE AND HAS A TAPE BINDING, 100% COMPLETE, GOOD+

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Item Number: 10023646
Price: $58.00 USD

"SPARKS FROM THE CAMPFIRE", COMPILED BY LT. COL. CHARLES S. GREEN, N.Y., 1889, STORIES OF HEROISM, ADVENTURE, DARING AND SUFFERING OF OUR TROOPS DURING THE CIVIL WAR, VG

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Item Number: 10023650
Price: $74.00 USD

"A YOUTHS HISTORY OF THE REBELLION; ROANOKE ISLAND TO MURFREESBORO" BY WILLIAM M. THAYER, PUBLISHED BY JOHN W. LOVELL CO., N.Y. 1865, 336 PAGES, VG

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Item Number: 10023654
Price: $48.00 USD

"UNDER BOTH FLAGS - AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE GREAT CIVIL WAR", COPYRIGHTED BY C.R. GRAHAM, 1896, PRINTED BY "THE NATIONAL BOOK COMPANY", CHICAGO, ILL,., HAS 250 ILLUSTRATIONS, 592 PAGES, VG+ OVERALL

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Item Number: 10023710
Price: $68.00 USD

"THE SOLDIER IN OUR CIVIL WAR", ABRIDGED EDITION - FAMOUS WAR PICTURES", STANLEY BRADLEY PUBLISHERS CO., N.Y.C., PART #9, CIRCA 1890'S, LARGE FOLIO MAGAZINE WITH FULL PAGE FRANK LESLIE WOODCUTS, BINDING IS A LITTLE LOOSE BUT VG CONSIDERING THE AGE, THE 1890'S PRICE WAS .10 CENTS MY CURRENT PRICE IS ONLY

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Item Number: 10024520
Price: $86.00 USD

"THE PATRIOTS HYMN BOOK", SMALL CIVIL WAR PAPER PHAMPLET PUBLISHED IN PHILA/PENN BY REV. A. MANSHIP, 1862, 96 PAGES, A LITTLE DOG EARED BUT NOT BAD CONSIDERED IT WAS CARRIED THROUGH OUT THE CIVIL WAR IN A HAVERSACK AND IS OVER 150 YEARS OLD, HAS A JAN. 31, 1863 DEDICATION IN FLY LEAF, GOOD+

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Item Number: 10024542
Price: $92.00 USD

"PARTING WORDS FOR OUR SOLDIERS", FROM THE US CHRISTIAN COMMISION, PUBLISHED BY SHERMAN CO. PHILA./PA., SMALL 32 PAGE CIVIL WAR PAPER PHAMPLET GIVEN TO DISCHARGED SOLDIERS, HAS A 1865 DATED DEDICATION TO SOLDIER, VG

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Item Number: 10024826
Price: $48.00 USD

"THE END OF AN ERA", BY JOHN S. WISE, PUBLISHED BY HOUGHTON MIFFLON & CO., 1899, 474 PAGES, LIFE IN THE SOUTH BEFORE AND DURING THE WAR, AN OLD CONFEDERATE'S STORY, BINDING A LITTLE LOOSE, GOOD

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Item Number: 10024834
Price: $18.00 USD

"HISTORICAL VIEWS OF GETTYSBURG", PAPERBACK PHAMPLET, CIRCA 1900, SHOWING ALL THE STATES REGIMENTAL MONUMENTS AND BATTLE FIELDS AS THEY APPEARED IN 1900, GOOD

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Item Number: 10024844
Price: $38.00 USD

"GETTYSBURG - AMERICA'S GREATEST BATTLEFIELD", CIRCA 1900+/-, PUBLISHED BY "C.A. BLOCKER GETTYSBURG, PA", TOURIST BROUCHER LOADED WITH COLOR POSTCARD TYPE PHOTO'S OF ALL THE FAMOUS MONUMENTS AND BUILDINGS AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY, A LITTLE DOG EARED BUT EXCELLENT

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Item Number: 10024928
Price: $44.00 USD

DITTO, "GAR" 24 PAGE PHAMPLET FOR THE 45TH NATIONAL EMCAMPMENT, AUGUST 21ST TO 26TH, 1911 AT ROCHESTER, N.Y., 1911, THIS BOOKLET WAS GIVEN BY THE CITY OF ROCHESTER TO THE VISTING VETERANS, EXCELLENT COPY

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Item Number: 10024933
Price: $88.00 USD

DITTO, "WAR SONGS" DEDICATED TO THE GAR (CIVIL WAR) FOR ANNIVERSARIES AND GATHERTINGS OF SOLDIERS, PUBLISHED BY OLIVER DISTON CO., N.Y./CHICAGO/PHILA/BOSTON, 1890, 96 PAGES, STIFF PAPER COVER HAS ENGRAVINGS OF GRANT, SHERMAN, ETC., FINE

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Item Number: 10024938
Price: $82.00 USD

DITTO, "WAR SONGS - DECIATED TO THE G.A.R." FOR ANNIVERSARIES AND GATHERINGS OF SOLDIERS - SONGS AND HYMNS, PUBLISHED BY OLIVER DITSON AND CO., BOSTON 1888, 96 PAGES, FRONT COVER TORN AND NEARLY DETACHED, CONTENTS ARE VG, CONTAINS ALL THE NORTH AND SOUTH'S FAVORITES, GOOD+

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Item Number: 10025118
Price: $42.00 USD

"THE LITTLE SOLDIERS - A.B.C. BOOK", COPYRIGHTED BY McLOUGHLIN BROS., N.Y., 1894, PRE S.A.W. ERA YOUNG MAN'S "ABC BOOK" WITH CHROMO'S OF VARIOUS MILITARY UNITS "A" IS FOR ARTILLERY (FRENCH), "B" IS BUGLER (GERMAN) ETC., G+/VG CONSIDERING AGE AND IT'S A CHILDS BOOK

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Item Number: 10025568
Price: $66.00 USD

"LIFE AMONG THE INDIANS, OR PERSONAL REMINISCENCES AND HISTORICAL INCIDENTS", BY REV. JAMES B. FINLEY, PUBLISHED BY CURTIS & JENNINGS, CHICAGO, NOT DATED BUT CIRCA 1900'S, 548 PAGES, MISSONARY LIFE AMONG THE INDIANS IN THE NORTH WEST UNITED STATES, VG

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Item Number: 10025812
Price: $25.00 USD

"THE LIVES AND DEEDS OF OUR SELF MADE MEN", BY HARRIET BEECHER STOWE, PUBLISHED BY WORTHINGTON, DUSTIN & CO., HARTFORD, 1872, 602 PAGES, HAS MANY BIOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS CIVIL WAR GENERALS, ETC., ALL SHOWN WITH FULL PAGE STEEL ENGRAVINGS, SHERIDAN, SHERMAN, GRANT, FARRAGUT, ETC., VG

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Item Number: 10025824
Price: $22.00 USD

"JAMES A GARFIELD" BY GEN. JAS. S. BRISBIN, PUBLISHED BY HUBBARD BROS., PHILA., 1880, 585 PAGES, PRE PRESIDENTIAL B.S. BOOK, BINDING IS LOOSE, GOOD

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Item Number: 10027118
Price: $22.00 USD

"THE STORY OF THE PHILIPPINES AND OUR NEW POSSESSIONS", BY MURAT HALSTEAD, PUBLISHED BY H.L. BARBER, CHICAGO, ILL. IN 1898, ILLUSTRATED, VG+

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Item Number: 10027122
Price: $35.00 USD

"THE OFFICIAL HISTORY OF THE WAR WITH SPAIN" BY MURAT HALSTEAD, PUBLISHED BY H.L. BARBER, CHICAGO, ILL. IN 1899, 794 PAGES, ILLUSTRATED WITH PHOTO'S AND ENGRAVINGS, VERY FINE

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Item Number: 10027142
Price: $55.00 USD

"HISTORY OF THE SPANISH AMERICAN WAR" BY HENRY WATTERSON, PUBLISHED BY WERNER COMPANY, 1898, 663 PAGES, BEAUTIFUL EDITION WITH EARLY NAVAL WARSHIP ON THE SEA BLUE COVER, ILLUSTRATED WITH PHOTO'S AND CHROMOS, FINE

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Item Number: 10027286
Price: $15.00 USD

"THE LIFE AND GLORIOUS DEEDS OF ADMIRAL DEWEY", BY JOSEPH L. STICKNEY, DEWEYS AID, 1899, 415 PAGES, PHOTO ILLUSTRATED, BACK COVER IS WATER DAMAGED, GOOD

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Item Number: 10027746
Price: $44.00 USD

"COMMERATING THE 50TH ANNIVERSITY OF THE WAR WITH SPAIN - CHINA RELEIF EXPEDITION & PHILIPPINE INSURRECTION", PRIVATELY PUBLISHED BY SHAMOKIN NEWS - DISPATCH PRINT (PENN), NO PUBLISHING DATE BUT CIRCA 1948/1950, PUBLICATION IS IN THE 1930'S STYLE WITH SLICK PAPER, EXCELLENT SOFT COVERED BOOKLET WITH GREAT PHOTO'S OF PENN'S SAW VOLUNTEERS IN VARIOUS TYPES OF UNIFORMS, A MUST FOR THE SAW COLLECTOR, PENN RESEARCHER OR UNIFORM COLLECTOR

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Item Number: 10027882
Price: $6.00 USD

"AN ILLUSTRATED SYNOPSIS OF THE SPANISH AMERICAN WAR", 1898/99, PUBLISHED BY MILLERS CLOTHING, MARKET ST, PHILA., SMALL PAPER BACK BOOK, VG

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Item Number: 10029142
Price: $32.00 USD

"HOME GYMNASTICS" BY PROF. T.J. HARTELIUS, M.D., COPIED FROM SWEDISH EDITION, PUBLISHED BY J.B. LIPPENCOTT, CO., PHILA, PA, 1896, 94 PAGES, ID'ED ON FLYLEAF TO "NAME/USMC/MAY 7, 1917 / PHILA", THE MARINES EVEN TOOK CARE OF THEMSELVES BACK IN WWI TOO!, EXCELLENT CONDITION

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Item Number: 10029544
Price: $166.00 USD

"THE WATERLOO MEDAL" BY ISAAC MYER, PHILA., 1885, PRIVATELY PRINTED BY HE FRANKLIN PRINTING HOUSE OF PHILA., 1 OF 100 COPIES, HAS AUTHORS SIGNED PRESENTATION IN FLYLEAF, NUMISMATIC WORK ON THE BRITISH WATERLOO MEDAL, RARE BOOK, VG+

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Item Number: 10035362
Price: $76.00 USD

"HORSE, FOOT AND DRAGOONS", BY RUFUS F. ZOGBAUM, PUBLISHED BY HARPER BROS., NY & LONDON, 1888, EXLIBS, 176 PAGES, ILLUSTRATED WITH WOOD CUTS, PERSONAL ADVENTURES BY THE AUTHOR WITH THE FRENCH, BRITISH, GERMAN AND AMERICAN CAVALRY & INFANTRY TROOPS, NICE CONTEMPORARY WRITING, VG+ FOR AGE

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Item Number: 10036116
Price: $26.00 USD

"STORIES OF THE ARMY", SMALL POCKET SIZE HARDBACK BOOKLET PUBLISHED BY "CHARLES SCRIBERNER'S SONS", 1894, 186 PAGES, 4 SEPERATE ARMY STORIES IN ONE VOLUME, VG+

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Item Number: 10036554
Price: $24.00 USD

"SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN" MAGAZINE, JUNE 14, 1879 ISSUE, HAS NICE WOOD CUT ON THE COVER OF "THE NEW MODEL GATLING GUN" BEING USED BY COMPANY OF US INFANTRY, VERY SUITABLE FOR FRAMING, VG

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Item Number: 10024958
Price: $28.00 USD

DITTO, "GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC" POST NO. 2 PHILADELPHIA, 5" X 7 1/2" PATRIOTIC RECEIPT ON HEAVY STOCK PAPER TO A MEMBER FOR "VALUABLE RELICS" SENT TO THE POST, DATED APRIL 15, 1893, YOU CAN ONLY SPECULATE WHAT THESE "VALUABLE" RELICS WHERE BACK IN 1893!, MINT

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Item Number: 10024966
Price: $38.00 USD

DITTO, TWO 2 1/2" X 4" +/- 1900'S ERA B&W IMAGES (PHOTO'S) OF A "NJ 7TH REGIMENT AT "GETTYSBURG", CIVIL WAR VETERAN IS SITTING AT THE "7TH NJ REGIMENTAL" MONUMENT WITH HIS FAMILY, REMOVED FROM PHOTO ALBUM, BOTH

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Item Number: 10024962
Price: $128.00 USD

DITTO, "GAR" VETERANS STUDIO CABINET PHOTO, IMAGE IS OF A 70 PLUS YEAR OLD CIVIL WAR VETERAN, THE FOLDER IS 7" X 10" WITH AN OVAL 3" X 5" PHOTO INSIDE, HE IS WEARING A CAMPAIGN HAT WITH #16 IN A WREATH, HAS A CHEST FULL OF MEDALS, ONE LOOKS LIKE THE NJ CIVIL WAR VETERANS MEDAL, PROBABLY TAKEN AT A "GAR" CONVENTION IN ATLANTIC CITY, PHOTO SIGNED "COBBS STUDIO", NICE EXAMPLE

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Item Number: 10025226
Price: $154.00 USD

"ON THE BORDER WITH CROOK", BY JOHN C. BOURKE, 2ND EDITION, PUBLISHED IN 1892, PUBLISHED BY CHARLES SCRIBNERS, NY, ONE OF THE BEST CONTEMPORARY WRITTEN BOOKS ON THE AMERICAN WEST AND S.W. INDIAN WARS, 491 PAGES, ILLUSTRATED, SOLID EXCELLENT COPY, HAS JUST SOME MINOR WATER STAINS ON 1ST FEW PAGE EDGES, A LOCAL BOOK COLLECTOR SAID THIS IS THE NICEST COPY HE HAS SEEN IN YEARS, ALSO INCLUDED IS AN EXCELLENT CABINET PHOTO, DATED 1892, THAT I FOUND INSIDE FLYLEAF, UNIDENTIFIED SOLDIER IS WEARING M72 TUNIC, NYC PHOTOGRAPHER, MINT CONDITION, BOTH

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Base Item Number: 10024900

US 1880'S / 1920'S ERA CIVIL WAR UNION VETERANS "GAR" (GRAND ARMY OF THE REBUBLIC) ASSORTED EPHEMERAL, FOR OTHER "GAR" MEMROBELIA SEE ITEM #09053100 :

Item Number: 10023430
Price: $76.00 USD

"PENNSYLVANNIA AT GETTYSBURG", VOL II, REVISED 1904 EDITION, HARRISBURG, PA 1904, PAGES 605 TO 1162, BLUE CLOTH COVERS, EXC/PLUS CONDITION

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Item Number: 10023432
Price: $38.00 USD

"PENNSYLVANNIA AT GETTYSBURG", VOL II, REVISED 1914 EDITION, HARRISBURG, PA 1914, PAGES 605 TO 1162, COPY WITH LEATHER BACKSTRAP OF WHICH 90% IS MISSING, CONTENTS ARE FINE

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Item Number: 10023612
Price: $34.00 USD

"THE GREAT REBELLION / A HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR IN THE UNITED STATES", BY J.T. HEADLEY, VOL II, PUBLISHED BY AMERICAN PUBLISHING CO., HARTFORD, CONN., 1866, 702 PAGES, ILLUSTRATED WITH WOOD CUTS, IN TWO VOLUMES, EXC COPY

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Item Number: 10024110
Price: $210.00 USD

"HISTORY OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES NAVY / FROM IT'S ORGANIZATION TO THE SURRENDER OF IT'S LAST VESSEL", BY J..T SCHARF, A.M., LLD., PUBLISHED BY "ROGERS & SHERWOOD", NY, 1887, 824 PAGES, C/W WOOD CUTS PORTRAITS, MAPS, ETC., ORIGINAL 1ST EDITION IN FINE CONDITION

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Item Number: 10023416
Price: $44.00 USD

'THE STORY OF THE CIVIL WAR / CAMPAIGNS OF 1862" , PART II, BY JOHN CODMAN ROPES, LLD., PUBLISHED BY G.P. PUTNAMS & SONS, NY & LONDON, 1898, 475 PAGES, BLUE LINEN COVERS, FINE COPY

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Item Number: 10023246
Price: $38.00 USD

"MEMOIRS OF GENERAL W.T. SHERMAN", BY W.T. SHERMAN, PUBLISHED BY CHARLES A WEBSTER CO., 1892, VOL I ONLY, 455 PAGES, GREEN LINEN COVER IS FINE, VG+/FINE

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Item Number: 10023704
Price: $242.00 USD

"THE SOLDIER IN OUR CIVIL WAR / VOL II", PUBLISHED BY STANLEY BRADLEY PUBLISHING CO. 1895 AND SOLD BY SUBSCRIPTION ONLY, 435 PAGES, ILLUSTRATED WITH WOODCUTS, EX/LARGE FOLIO WITH RED COVERS WHICH ARE VERY SLIGHTLY SCUFFED ON CORNERS, SOLID TIGHT BINDING WITH NO WATER STAINING OR TEARS, CONTAINS OVER A $1000 IN FRAMABLE WOODCUTS IF REMOVED AND BINDING DESTROYED!!, BUT WE WILL NOT DO THIS, RIGHT!, EXC/PLUS CONDITION

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Item Number: 10024850
Price: $82.00 USD

TWO US CIVIL WAR "GETTYSBURG" POST WAR GAR "VETERANS" & "TOURIST" RELATED PHAMPLETS: (A) "GETTYSBURG THE PICTURES AND THE STORY", PUBLISHED BY TIPTON & BLOCHER, GETTYSBURG, 1913, 68 PAGES OF BATTLEFIELDS AND EVERY STATES MONUMENTS AT GETTYSBURG (B) "HUMAN INTEREST STORIES OF THE 3 DAYS BATTLES AT GETTYSBURG WITH PICTURES", PUBLISHED BY THE TIMES & NEWS PUBLISHINHG CO. GETTYSBURG, 1969, 64 PAGES, EXC/PLUS, BOTH COPIES FOR

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Item Number: 10024880
Price: $162.00 USD

"FOURTY FIRST UNITED CONFEDERATE VETERANS REUNION" / "MONTGOMERY ALA. / JUNE 2ND TO 5TH, 1931", PHOTOGRAPHIC REUNION BOOKLET IN MINT CONDITION CONTAINING PHOTO'S, ROSTER'S, HISTORIES, ETC.,

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Item Number: 10023212
Price: $44.00 USD

"IN THE DAYS OF MY FATHER GENERAL GRANT" BY JESSE R. GRANT, PUBLISHED BY HARPER & BROS., NY & LONDON, 1925, FIRST EDITION, 329 PAGES, ORIGINAL 1925 1ST EDITION EDITION IN BLUE BUCKRAM CLOTH, MINT COPY

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