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  • SITT MARIE ROSE. by Adnan, Etel .
    Adnan, Etel .
    SITT MARIE ROSE.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Sausalito, CA: The Post-Apollo Press, n.d. [1982]
    . First edition - A novel by this poet and artist, the story of a woman abducted by militiamen during the civil war in Lebanon and executed. A classic of war literature, it won the France-Pays Arabes award in Paris. Translated from the French by Georgina Kleege. ISBN: 0-94299602X.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 74929
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  • GOB'S GRIEF. by Adrian, Chris.
    Adrian, Chris.
    GOB'S GRIEF.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Broadway Books, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, one which takes us to Civil War battlefields, war hospitals and Central Park where we find Walt Whitman. Gob Woodhull is the fictional son of the real Victoria Woodhull, an early feminist of the nineteenth century. In 2010, Adrian was chosen by the New Yorker as one of the 20 best writers in the US under the age of 40. SIGNED on the title page. 356 pp plus author's note. ISBN: 0-7679-02815.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 50395
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  • GOB'S GRIEF. by Adrian, Chris.
    Adrian, Chris.
    GOB'S GRIEF.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Broadway Books, 2000. SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, one which takes us to Civil War battlefields, war hospitals and Central Park where we find Walt Whitman. Gob Woodhull is the fictional son of the real Victoria Woodhull, an early feminist of the nineteenth century. Based on his classic short story "Every Night for a Thousand Years" published in The New Yorker in 1977, this is described as ""Convincing in its portrayal of the collective madness America went through after the carnage of the Civil War, yet otherwordly in its discussion of grief and longing." In 2010, Adrian was chosen by the New Yorker as one of the 20 best writers in the US under…

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    New York: Broadway Books, 2000. SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, one which takes us to Civil War battlefields, war hospitals and Central Park where we find Walt Whitman. Gob Woodhull is the fictional son of the real Victoria Woodhull, an early feminist of the nineteenth century. Based on his classic short story "Every Night for a Thousand Years" published in The New Yorker in 1977, this is described as ""Convincing in its portrayal of the collective madness America went through after the carnage of the Civil War, yet otherwordly in its discussion of grief and longing." In 2010, Adrian was chosen by the New Yorker as one of the 20 best writers in the US under the age of 40. SIGNED on the title page. 573 pp plus author's note.

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    Condition: Very near fine in printed light yellow wrappers. The earlier of two advance issues, set in typescript, and very uncommon signed.

    Book ID: 80812
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  • GOB'S GRIEF. by Adrian, Chris.
    Adrian, Chris.
    GOB'S GRIEF.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Broadway Books, 2000. SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, one which takes us to Civil War battlefields, war hospitals and Central Park where we find Walt Whitman. Gob Woodhull is the fictional son of the real Victoria Woodhull, an early feminist of the nineteenth century. Based on his classic short story "Every Night for a Thousand Years" published in The New Yorker in 1977, this is described as ""Convincing in its portrayal of the collective madness America went through after the carnage of the Civil War, yet otherwordly in its discussion of grief and longing." In 2010, Adrian was chosen by the New Yorker as one of the 20 best writers in the US under…

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    New York: Broadway Books, 2000. SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, one which takes us to Civil War battlefields, war hospitals and Central Park where we find Walt Whitman. Gob Woodhull is the fictional son of the real Victoria Woodhull, an early feminist of the nineteenth century. Based on his classic short story "Every Night for a Thousand Years" published in The New Yorker in 1977, this is described as ""Convincing in its portrayal of the collective madness America went through after the carnage of the Civil War, yet otherwordly in its discussion of grief and longing." In 2010, Adrian was chosen by the New Yorker as one of the 20 best writers in the US under the age of 40. SIGNED on the title page. 321 pp plus author's note.

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    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 80813
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  • Altsheler, Joseph A. (1862-1919),
    THE TREE OF APPOMATTOX: A Story of the Civil War's Close.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: D. Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc., (ca 1950) dj. Hardcover - Originally published in 1916, this is the eighth and last title in the Civil War series. Resumes the adventures of Dick Mason and his friends who fight for the Northern side. A carefully researched historical novel by this former journalist who became a prolific writer of books for older boys. Despite being kept in print for many years, and frequently reprinted, this remains quite difficult to find in any early ediiton - and especially so in this condition. 321 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in grey cloth with dark blue lettering in a good only dust jacket (bookplate, a straight and tight binding, clean cloth covers, sharp corners; the rather fragile illustrated dustjacket is missing the lower corner of the front cover, approx 2 inches at the base of the spine and other edgewear, but it is quite uncommon to find any copies in a dust jacket,. Now protected by an archival cover.)

    Book ID: 38296
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  • EDWARD DICKINSON BAKER: Western Gentleman, Frontier Lawyer, American Statesman by [Baker, Edward Dickinson, 1811 - 1861] Vandenhoff, Anne.
    [Baker, Edward Dickinson, 1811 - 1861] Vandenhoff, Anne.
    EDWARD DICKINSON BAKER: Western Gentleman, Frontier Lawyer, American Statesman

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Auburn, CA: Pony Express Printers, (1979). SIGNED first edition - A biography of this politician, statesman and military leader. He was born in London to "poor but educated" Quaker parents, and his family emigrated to the United States when he was just five, settling for a while in Robert Owen's utopian community at New Harmony, Indiana. As an attorney and politician in Springfield, Illinois he became close friends with Abraham Lincoln (who named one of his sons after him). He relocated to San Francisco and then to Oregon where he was elected as a Senator - his death at the Battle of Balls Bluff, Virginia, in 1861 during the Civil War is the only example of a sitting Senator…

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    Auburn, CA: Pony Express Printers, (1979). SIGNED first edition - A biography of this politician, statesman and military leader. He was born in London to "poor but educated" Quaker parents, and his family emigrated to the United States when he was just five, settling for a while in Robert Owen's utopian community at New Harmony, Indiana. As an attorney and politician in Springfield, Illinois he became close friends with Abraham Lincoln (who named one of his sons after him). He relocated to San Francisco and then to Oregon where he was elected as a Senator - his death at the Battle of Balls Bluff, Virginia, in 1861 during the Civil War is the only example of a sitting Senator killed in warfare. From Fort Baker in San Francisco to Baker City and County in Oregon, his name lives on, and yet surprisingly little has been written of his life. SIGNED and dated by the author on the front endpaper. frontispiece portrait. Bibliography, index. 114 pp

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    Condition: Near fine in light blue illustrated wrappers (crease to corner of front cover) .

    Book ID: 79630
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  • AMERICAN FALLS. by Batchelor, John Calvin.
    Batchelor, John Calvin.
    AMERICAN FALLS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (1985.) dj. Hardcover first edition - His third novel, an epic historical novel set during the Civil War. Includes a list of the characters and a calendar of the War. 570 pp. ISBN: 0-393-022110.

    Condition: Very good in a good dust jacket (some staining to the edges of the textblock, edgewear to the dj.).

    Book ID: 57352
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  • AMERICAN FALLS. by Batchelor, John Calvin.
    Batchelor, John Calvin.
    AMERICAN FALLS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (1985.) dj. Hardcover first edition - His third novel, an epic historical novel set during the Civil War. Includes a list of the characters and a calendar of the War. 570 pp. ISBN: 0-393-022110.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 65003
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  • RADIANCE OF TOMORROW. by Beah, Ishmael.
    Beah, Ishmael.
    RADIANCE OF TOMORROW.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2014) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first novel (second book) by this young writer from Sierra Leone - at its center are two long time friends who return to their hometown in Africa after a devastating civil war, and attempt to forge a new community. ISBN: 978-0374246020.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64568
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  • RADIANCE OF TOMORROW. by Beah, Ishmael.
    Beah, Ishmael.
    RADIANCE OF TOMORROW.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2014). SIGNED first edition - The first novel (second book) by this young writer from Sierra Leone - at its center are two long time friends who return to their hometown in Africa after a devastating civil war, and attempt to forge a new community. SIGNED on the title page and dated in 2013, before publication. 240 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 76656
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  • RADIANCE OF TOMORROW. by Beah, Ishmael.
    Beah, Ishmael.
    RADIANCE OF TOMORROW.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2014). First edition - The first novel (second book) by this young writer from Sierra Leone - at its center are two long time friends who return to their hometown in Africa after a devastating civil war, and attempt to forge a new community. 240 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 75463
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  • FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN. by Bisson, Terry.
    Bisson, Terry.
    FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Arbor House / William Morrow, (1988.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An alternate history novel - a story about what might have happened if John Brown's raid on Harpers' Ferry had succeeded. He "creates a world in which the Civil War brought about an independent black nation in the South, and the New World is now a divided utopia on the site of the former United States of America." SIGNED on the title page. 167 pp. Dust jacket art by Peter Thorpe. ISBN: 1557100144.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a very good dust jacket (no marking on the dj, but a lamination flaw to front cover.)

    Book ID: 57042
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  • GUERNICA. by Boling, Dave.
    Boling, Dave.
    GUERNICA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bloomsbury, (2008) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set in the Basque town of Guernica before, during and after the Spanish Civil War of the 1930s. SIGNED on the title page. Map, pronunciation guide. 367 pp. ISBN: 978-1596915633.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (light toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 64480
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  • CITY OF TRANQUIL LIGHT. by Caldwell, Bo.
    Caldwell, Bo.
    CITY OF TRANQUIL LIGHT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (2010.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's second novel, the story of a young couple in China in 1906, witnesses to the crumbling of a 2000 year old dynasty, and spent many years there working to help the people in the city that they came to love; a story inspired in part by the lives of the author's grandparents who were Mennonite missionaries in China from 1906 to 1961. SIGNED on the title page. 287 pp. ISBN: 978-0805092288.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 55047
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  • THE IMPEACHMENT OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN. by Carter, Stephen.
    Carter, Stephen.
    THE IMPEACHMENT OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2012. dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel which is both an imaginative reconstruction of what might have happened if Lincoln had survived the assassination attempt at Ford's Theatre, a tense courtroom drama and a story of murder, intrigue and conspiracy. Author's note. 516 pp. ISBN: 978-0307272638.

    Condition: Very near fine in fine dust jacket (as new, but with a remainder dot.)

    Book ID: 63901
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  • AN UNFINISHED BATTLE: AMERICAN WOMEN 1848-1865: The Young Oxford History of Women in the United States, Volume 5. by (Cott, Nancy F., General Editor) Sigerman, Harriet .
    (Cott, Nancy F., General Editor) Sigerman, Harriet .
    AN UNFINISHED BATTLE: AMERICAN WOMEN 1848-1865: The Young Oxford History of Women in the United States, Volume 5.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press, (1994.). Hardcover first edition - The fifth volume in this excellent series - the first multivolume series of the public and private lives of women over four centuries, each written by a distinguished historian. Illustrated throughout with photographs. Chronology, suggestions for further reading, index. 141 pp. ISBN: 0-19-5081102.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated boards (stamp on front endpaper.) Other titles in this series available.

    Book ID: 48406
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  • MISS BURMA. by Craig, Charmaine.
    Craig, Charmaine.
    MISS BURMA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Grove Press, (2017). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's second novel, based of the lives of her mother and grandparents, this tells the story of modern-day Burma through the eyes of one family struggling to find justice and meaning during a time of war and political repression. In 1939, Benny a young Jewish officer working for the British, marries Khin, who belongs to Burmas Karen ethnic minority group, which for centuries has been persecuted by the Burman majority. After the end of the war, the British Empire strikes an independence deal with the Burman Nationalists, leaving the Karen and other ethnic minority groups in a precarious position. Soon Benny will become an architect of the Karen…

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    New York: Grove Press, (2017). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's second novel, based of the lives of her mother and grandparents, this tells the story of modern-day Burma through the eyes of one family struggling to find justice and meaning during a time of war and political repression. In 1939, Benny a young Jewish officer working for the British, marries Khin, who belongs to Burmas Karen ethnic minority group, which for centuries has been persecuted by the Burman majority. After the end of the war, the British Empire strikes an independence deal with the Burman Nationalists, leaving the Karen and other ethnic minority groups in a precarious position. Soon Benny will become an architect of the Karen revolution, which sparks a long running civil war. Nearly a decade into that civil war, Khin and Benny's daughter Louisa becomes Burmas first national beauty queen. As she navigates her fame and the increasingly dire political reality, she is forced to reckon with her familys past, the Wests ongoing covert dealings in Burma, and her own loyalty to the cause of the Karen people. SIGNED on the title page and dated in April 2017, that is a month before the official publication date. Longlisted for the National Book Award. 355 pp. ISBN: 978-0802126450.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 71553
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  • AMERICAN SPIES. by Deming, Richard.
    Deming, Richard.
    AMERICAN SPIES.

    Edition: First edition.

    Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing Co., (1960). Hardcover first edition - "Real life stories of undercover agents in our history" from Job Kattenanit, a "Praying Indian" during the King Philip War in New England to Bill van der Zeemanshuis in World War II. Illustrated in duotone by Leonard Vosburgh. 210 pp.

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated boards (usual toning to the pages, and minor wear to the covers, but better than average condition for this fragile "cellophane" binding.)

    Book ID: 66513
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  • Dew, Charles B.
    BOND OF IRON:Master and Slave at Buffalo Forge.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, 1994. dj. Hardcover first edition - An unusually detailed look at American slavery through extensive records maintained by Buffalo Forge in the Lexingon,Virginia area. Developed by two men from Pennsylvania (William Weaver during the war of 1812, and later Daniel Brady) the forge produced much of the iron used by the Confederacy during the Civil War. The Weaver-Brady records are unique in the details they provide about the day-to-day events of the slave community, including in addition to births and deaths, information about epidemics, crippling industrial accidents, the movement of slave patrols, the history of the Civil War and how the slaves reacted to freedom and more. Photographs, extensive notes, index. xviii, 429 pp. ISBN: 0-393-036162.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 25307
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  • WHERE MY HEART IS TURNING EVER: Civil War Stories and Constitutional Reform 1861-1876. by Diffley, Kathleen (Mark Twain, John W. De Forest and Rebecca Harding Davis.)
    Diffley, Kathleen (Mark Twain, John W. De Forest and Rebecca Harding Davis.)
    WHERE MY HEART IS TURNING EVER: Civil War Stories and Constitutional Reform 1861-1876.

    Edition: First printing.

    Athens: University of Georgia Press, (1992.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Looks at more than 300 short narratives published throughout the country,in 16 different magazines, stories that either confronted or evaded the Civil War and its aftermath. Diffley divides these stories into three broad genres - Old Homestead, Romance and Adventure. Included in this book are three examples of these stories: Mark Twain 'A True Story Repeated Word for Word as I Heard It.' De Forest 'Parole de Honneur' and Rebecca Harding Davis 'How the Widow Crossed the Lines.' Illustrated, bibliography, index. xlvii, 236 pp. ISBN: 0-8203-1445-5.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 52069
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  • THUNDER ON THE CHESAPEAKE. by Divine, David.
    Divine, David.
    THUNDER ON THE CHESAPEAKE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Macmillan, (1961) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel which focuses on the most crucial battles of the Civil War, the duel between the ironclad ships, the Monitor and the Merrimac. 399 pp. Wraparound dust jacket art by Gerald McCann.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (corners of front dj flap clipped, but price of $4.95 still present.)

    Book ID: 58744
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  • THE IMMORTAL IRISHMAN: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero. by Egan, Timothy.
    Egan, Timothy.
    THE IMMORTAL IRISHMAN: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016. Hardcover first edition - A biography by this award-winning author of "one of the most fascinating and colorful Irishman in nineteenth-century America. A dashing young orator during the Great Famine of the 1840s, in which a million of his Irish countrymen died, Thomas Francis Meagher led a failed uprising against British rule, for which he was banished to a Tasmanian prison colony. He escaped and six months later was heralded in the streets of New York the revolutionary hero, back from the dead, at the dawn of the great Irish immigration to America. Meaghers rebirth in America included his leading the newly formed Irish Brigade from New York in many of…

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    New York & Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016. Hardcover first edition - A biography by this award-winning author of "one of the most fascinating and colorful Irishman in nineteenth-century America. A dashing young orator during the Great Famine of the 1840s, in which a million of his Irish countrymen died, Thomas Francis Meagher led a failed uprising against British rule, for which he was banished to a Tasmanian prison colony. He escaped and six months later was heralded in the streets of New York the revolutionary hero, back from the dead, at the dawn of the great Irish immigration to America. Meaghers rebirth in America included his leading the newly formed Irish Brigade from New York in many of the fiercest battles of the Civil War Bull Run, Antietam, Fredericksburg. The hero's last chapter, as territorial governor of Montana, was a romantic quest for a true home in the far frontier. His death has long been a mystery to which Egan brings haunting, colorful new evidence." Photographs, source notes, index. xv, 368 pp. ISBN: 978-0544272880.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 83138
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  • THE MONK OF MOKHA. by Eggers, Dave.
    Eggers, Dave.
    THE MONK OF MOKHA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2018. Hardcover first edition - The true story of a young Yemeni American man, raised in San Francisco's Tenderloin, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee but finds himself trapped in Sanaa, Yemen by the civil war raging there. xiii, 327 pp. ISBN: 978-1101947319.

    Condition: Fine in decorative red boards, no dust jacket as issued.

    Book ID: 76514
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  • DANCING HANDS: How Teresa Carreo Played the Piano for President Lincoln. by Engle, Margarita; illustrated by Rafael Lopez.
    Engle, Margarita; illustrated by Rafael Lopez.
    DANCING HANDS: How Teresa Carreo Played the Piano for President Lincoln.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atheneum, (2019) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A beautifully illustrated book that tells how Teresa Carreo (1853-1917), a ten year old girl who played piano for Abraham Lincoln in 1863, in the midst of the Civil War. A revolution in Venezuela had forced her family to flee to the United States, but although Teresa felt lonely at first in New York City. , she soon realized the power her music had to give a few moments peace or happiness to others. SIGNED by Engle on the title page. Every page is a double spread of colorful paintings by the Mexican American artist Rafael Lopez. Historical note. Named by Kirkus Reviews as a Best Picture Book of 2019. Large format, unpaginated. ISBN: 978-1481487405.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 77894
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  • THE EMPTY SLEEVE: A Biography of Lucius Fairchild by [Fairchild, Lucius] Ross, Sam.
    [Fairchild, Lucius] Ross, Sam.
    THE EMPTY SLEEVE: A Biography of Lucius Fairchild

    Edition: First printing.

    Madison, WI: State Historical Society of Wisconsin for the Wisconsin Civil War Centennial Commission, 1964. dj. Hardcover first edition - Biography of the "the one-armed evangel of Radical Republicanism", a forty-niner in California, a hero of the Civil War at Gettysburg, chairman of the Cherokee 'outlet' commission and Governor of Wisconsin. Photographs, map. Extensive bibliographical notes and notes, index. x, 291 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (prev owner's name, some rubbing and minor wear to the dj.)

    Book ID: 64681
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  • BULL RUN. by Fleischman, Paul. (David Frampton, illustrator.)
    Fleischman, Paul. (David Frampton, illustrator.)
    BULL RUN.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Scholastic, (1994.). SIGNED - The story of this Civil War battle told in the varying voices of 16 participants and witnesses - from a general to a slave woman - illustrated with small woodcuts by Frampton. SIGNED on the title page, and uncommon thus. 102 pp plus double page maps at beginning and end of book. ISBN: 0-590-474081.

    Condition: Near fine (stamp of prev owner on first page.)

    Book ID: 38093
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  • BULL RUN. by Fleischman, Paul. (David Frampton, illustrator.)
    Fleischman, Paul. (David Frampton, illustrator.)
    BULL RUN.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Scholastic, (1994.). SIGNED - The story of this Civil War battle told in the varying voices of 16 participants and witnesses - from a general to a slave woman - illustrated with small woodcuts by Frampton. SIGNED on the title page, and uncommon thus. 102 pp plus double page maps at beginning and end of book. ISBN: 0-590-474081.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 38364
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  • THE STORY OF AMERICAN FREEDOM. by Foner, Eric.
    Foner, Eric.
    THE STORY OF AMERICAN FREEDOM.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (1998) dj. Hardcover first edition - Since the beginning, freedom has been both a promise of America and a battleground - this book looks at how the idea of freedom has influenced American history from pre-Revolutionary days through the Civil War, the Cold War, the civil rights era, and the rebirth of conservatism. Illustrated with photographs. Extensive notes, index. xxii, 422 pp. ISBN: 0-393-046656.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 58688
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  • ULYSSES S. GRANT: Memoirs and Selected Letters: Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant: Selected Letters, 1839-1865. by Grant, Ulysses S.
    Grant, Ulysses S.
    ULYSSES S. GRANT: Memoirs and Selected Letters: Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant: Selected Letters, 1839-1865.

    Edition: Book of the Month Club edition (same size and quality as trade edition).

    New York: Library of America, (1990) dj. Hardcover - "Twenty years after Appomattox, stricken by cancer and facingfinancial ruin, Ulysses S. Grant wrote his Personal Memoirs to secure his familys future. . . Annotated and complete with detailed maps, battle plans,and facsimiles reproduced from the original edition, this volumeoffers an unparalleled vantage on the most terrible, moving,and inexhaustibly fascinating event in American history.included are 174 letters, many of them to his wife, Julia,which offer an intimate view of their affectionate and enduringmarriage." Maps and illustrations, chronology, notes. 1199 pp. ISBN: 0-940450585.

    Condition: Very near fine in dark blue cloth with a ribbon marker in a like dustjacket (previous owner's name stamp.)

    Book ID: 79837
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  • OLDEST LIVING CONFEDERATE WIDOW TELLS ALL. by Gurganus, Allan.
    Gurganus, Allan.
    OLDEST LIVING CONFEDERATE WIDOW TELLS ALL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989 dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's very highly praised first novel, of the South from the Civil War to the present, told in the voice of a woman who lived through it all. SIGNED on the title page. Winner of the Sue Kaufman Prize. Basis for the 1994 American television miniseries starring Diane Lane, Donald Sutherland, Cicely Tyson (who won the Emmy award for her role) and Anne Bancroft. 718 pp. ISBN: 0-394545370.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80846
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