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  • THE YEAR OF JUBILO: A Novel of the Civil War. by Bahr, Howard.
    Bahr, Howard.
    THE YEAR OF JUBILO: A Novel of the Civil War.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second novel by the author of the highly praised and award-winning 'The Black Flower,' this is set in Cumberland, Mississippi, in the summer of 1865. "A reluctant soldier, Gawain Harper was goaded into joining the Confederate forces in 1862 by the rabid secessionist Judge Rhea, father of the woman Harper loves. After three years of fighting the Union, the former professor of literature is now trudging home defeated and confused. The South of his past has indeed vanished, and the town Harper returns to is now governed by the victorious (but wary) soldiers of the North and overflowing with vengeful planters, opportunistic spies, and the fear and…

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    New York: Henry Holt, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second novel by the author of the highly praised and award-winning 'The Black Flower,' this is set in Cumberland, Mississippi, in the summer of 1865. "A reluctant soldier, Gawain Harper was goaded into joining the Confederate forces in 1862 by the rabid secessionist Judge Rhea, father of the woman Harper loves. After three years of fighting the Union, the former professor of literature is now trudging home defeated and confused. The South of his past has indeed vanished, and the town Harper returns to is now governed by the victorious (but wary) soldiers of the North and overflowing with vengeful planters, opportunistic spies, and the fear and ingrained attitudes of its vanquished citizens." SIGNED on the half title page. 376 pp. ISBN: 0-805059725.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 79146
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  • THE YEAR OF JUBILO: A Novel of the Civil War. by Bahr, Howard.
    Bahr, Howard.
    THE YEAR OF JUBILO: A Novel of the Civil War.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Henry Holt, (2000). SIGNED first edition - The second novel by the author of the highly praised and award-winning 'The Black Flower,' this is set in Cumberland, Mississippi, in the summer of 1865. "A reluctant soldier, Gawain Harper was goaded into joining the Confederate forces in 1862 by the rabid secessionist Judge Rhea, father of the woman Harper loves. After three years of fighting the Union, the former professor of literature is now trudging home defeated and confused. The South of his past has indeed vanished, and the town Harper returns to is now governed by the victorious (but wary) soldiers of the North and overflowing with vengeful planters, opportunistic spies, and the fear and ingrained attitudes…

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    New York: Henry Holt, (2000). SIGNED first edition - The second novel by the author of the highly praised and award-winning 'The Black Flower,' this is set in Cumberland, Mississippi, in the summer of 1865. "A reluctant soldier, Gawain Harper was goaded into joining the Confederate forces in 1862 by the rabid secessionist Judge Rhea, father of the woman Harper loves. After three years of fighting the Union, the former professor of literature is now trudging home defeated and confused. The South of his past has indeed vanished, and the town Harper returns to is now governed by the victorious (but wary) soldiers of the North and overflowing with vengeful planters, opportunistic spies, and the fear and ingrained attitudes of its vanquished citizens." SIGNED on the title page. 376 pp.

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    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 79147
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  • Becker, Stephen.
    WHEN THE WAR IS OVER.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Random House, 1969. dj. Hardcover - Novel based on an actual incident - the execution of a young Confederate soldier for being a 'guerilla' by a Union firing squad, after the surrender of Lee and just days before Jackson issued an amnesty for all rebel soldiers

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 20982
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  • MARCH. by Brooks, Geraldine.
    Brooks, Geraldine.
    MARCH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (2005.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's second novel, an imaginative story of the father in Louisa May Alcott's 'Little Women' set during the Civil War, and winner of the Pulitzer Prize. SIGNED by the author on a bookplate on the half title page. 280 pp. ISBN: 0-670-033359.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket (bookplate mostly hidden by dj flap, creases to flaps of fj .)

    Book ID: 48892
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  • WHITE DOVES AT MORNING. by Burke, James Lee.
    Burke, James Lee.
    WHITE DOVES AT MORNING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2002.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A historical novel set against the background of the Civil War and Reconstruction, based partly on Burke's own ancestors, with settings ranging from battle scenes at Shiloh to plantations in Louisiana and a house of ill repute in New Iberia. 385 pp. ISBN: 0-7432-44710.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (tiny date stamped on edge of book)

    Book ID: 51636
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  • Burke, James Lee.
    WHITE DOVES AT MORNING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2002.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A historical novel set against the background of the Civil War and Reconstruction, based partly on Burke's own ancestors, with settings ranging from battle scenes at Shiloh to plantations in Louisiana and a house of ill repute in New Iberia. 385 pp. ISBN: 0-7432-44710.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder line.)

    Book ID: 33857
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  • THE NIGHT INSPECTOR. by Busch, Frederick .
    Busch, Frederick .
    THE NIGHT INSPECTOR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harmony, (1999) dj. Hardcover first edition - "William Bartholomew, a maimed veteran of the Civil War, returns from the battlefields to New York City a hardened man, bent on reversing his fortunes. Much of the lower half of his face was torn apart when he was felled by enemy fire, and he is forced to wear a mask in his postwar life as a New York financial speculator. Despite the solitude of his past life, Bartholomew, once a deadly sniper, now lives among all manner of slum dwellers, thieves, and murderers. As he prowls the city, he becomes involved with Jessie, a Creole prostitute who engages him in a venture that has its origins in the complexities…

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    New York: Harmony, (1999) dj. Hardcover first edition - "William Bartholomew, a maimed veteran of the Civil War, returns from the battlefields to New York City a hardened man, bent on reversing his fortunes. Much of the lower half of his face was torn apart when he was felled by enemy fire, and he is forced to wear a mask in his postwar life as a New York financial speculator. Despite the solitude of his past life, Bartholomew, once a deadly sniper, now lives among all manner of slum dwellers, thieves, and murderers. As he prowls the city, he becomes involved with Jessie, a Creole prostitute who engages him in a venture that has its origins in the complexities and despair of the Civil War. And he befriends a deputy inspector of customs named Herman Melville." Photographs. 278 pp. ISBN: 0-609-602357.

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    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 57905
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  • ANDERSONVILLE VIOLETS: A Story of Northern and Southern Life. by Collingwood, Herbert W. (Herbert Winslow), 1857-1927
    Collingwood, Herbert W. (Herbert Winslow), 1857-1927
    ANDERSONVILLE VIOLETS: A Story of Northern and Southern Life.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Lee and Shepard Publishers (New York: Chas T. Dillingham), 1889. Hardcover first edition - Classic Civil War novel about an Andersonville prisoner-of-war John Rockwell, who reaches across the "deadline" to pluck a bunch of violets, and about the Southern soldier and prison guard, Jack Foster, who ignores regulations and does not shoot him. When this was first published, almost twenty-five years had passed since the Civil War, but sectarian feelings still ran high on the subject of how prisoners-of-war were treated, and Andersonville, especially, was an example to the North of inhumane treatment. Although there was beginning to be some recognition that neither the North nor the South were blameless, and that it was the nature of the…

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    Boston: Lee and Shepard Publishers (New York: Chas T. Dillingham), 1889. Hardcover first edition - Classic Civil War novel about an Andersonville prisoner-of-war John Rockwell, who reaches across the "deadline" to pluck a bunch of violets, and about the Southern soldier and prison guard, Jack Foster, who ignores regulations and does not shoot him. When this was first published, almost twenty-five years had passed since the Civil War, but sectarian feelings still ran high on the subject of how prisoners-of-war were treated, and Andersonville, especially, was an example to the North of inhumane treatment. Although there was beginning to be some recognition that neither the North nor the South were blameless, and that it was the nature of the war itself that led to so much suffering, Collingwood's novel was an important "popular" attempt to heal this divide by portraying the soldiers of both sides as men first, who were able to respect the soldiers on the other side, and even sometimes to reach across to each other. Collingwood went on to become the well-known and highly respected editor of "The Rural New Yorker, The Business Farmer's Paper" and a crusader for honesty in advertising, among other things. At one point, he was an outspoken opponent of the promotion of a hybrid developed by Luther Burbank, which was renamed the "wonderberry." 270 pp. plus 10 pp of publisher's advertisements.

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    Condition: Good only (some overall wear to the covers, fraying to the sides of the spine, missing rear endpaper, but still sturdy condition.) Very uncommon in the first edition with no copies currently available for sale.

    Book ID: 37091
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  • Cooper, J. California.
    THE WAKE OF THE WIND.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Anchor Books, 1998. Author's third novel, historical fiction set in Texas at the end of the Civil War and in Georgia during Reconstruction. ISBN: 0-385-487053.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 20337
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  • REBEL: The Starbuck Chronicles, Volume One (1.) by Cornwell, Bernard.
    Cornwell, Bernard.
    REBEL: The Starbuck Chronicles, Volume One (1.)

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (1993.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The third novel in his tetrology set during the Civil war and featuring Nate Starbuck, a renegade Bostonian who has become a Confederate officer, set against the backdrop of the first Battle of Bull Run/Manassas. 308 pp. plus Historical note. ISBN: 0-06-0177136.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (some toning to the pages, a hint of spine slant.)

    Book ID: 46444
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  • THE MARCH. by Doctorow, E. L.
    Doctorow, E. L.
    THE MARCH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2005) dj. Hardcover first edition - Set in 1864 during the Civil War, this novel follows Union general William Tecumseh Sherman's march with 60,000 troops through Georgia to the coast and up to the Carolinas. 363 pp. ISBN: 0-375-506713.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (price-clipped)

    Book ID: 67770
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  • THE BAYOU ROAD. by Eberhart, Mignon G.
    Eberhart, Mignon G.
    THE BAYOU ROAD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1979) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel of romantic and suspense set in New Orleans during the Civil War. Marcey Chastain, part Creole, part American has to assume responsibility for her family while murder, betrayal and even a yellow fever epidemic menace them. 229 pp. ISBN: 0-394504305.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket (slit to dj along front fold)

    Book ID: 79057
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  • Ernst, Kathleen.
    THE BRAVEST GIRL IN SHARPSBURG.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Shippensburg, PA: White Mane Publishing, 1997. SIGNED first edition - The Civil War divides three teenage girls in Maryland. Based on real people and events, culminating in the battle of Antietam Creek, with historic illustrations. INSCRIBED to Ariel by the author. ISBN: 1-57249-083-7.

    Condition: Very near fine.

    Book ID: 23805
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  • COLD MOUNTAIN. by Frazier, Charles.
    Frazier, Charles.
    COLD MOUNTAIN.

    Edition: First printing (first state.)

    New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a powerful historical novel set in the South during the Civil War. The early comments about this book include terms like 'heartbreakingly beautiful, so magificent, spare and eloguent, utterly convincing down to the last haunting detail.' Winner of the National Book Award, and basis for the critically acclaimed and award winning film of the same title. Map endpapers. 356 pp. ISBN: 0-87113-6791.

    Condition: Very good in fine dust jacket. (gift inscription partially blacked out on half title page.)

    Book ID: 53648
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  • COLD MOUNTAIN. by Frazier, Charles.
    Frazier, Charles.
    COLD MOUNTAIN.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Vintage Books, (1998.). The author's first book, a powerful historical novel set in the South during the Civil War. The early comments about this book include terms like 'heartbreakingly beautiful, so magificent, spare and eloguent, utterly convincing down to the last haunting detail.' Winner of the National Book Award, and basis for the critically acclaimed and award winning film of the same title. Movie tie-in edition with photographs of Law, Kidman and Zellweger on the front cover. 449 pp. ISBN: 0-87113-6791.

    Condition: Very good condition (phone numbers on first page).

    Book ID: 39533
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  • COLD MOUNTAIN. by Frazier, Charles.
    Frazier, Charles.
    COLD MOUNTAIN.

    Edition: First printing (first state.)

    New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a powerful historical novel set in the South during the Civil War. The early comments about this book include terms like 'heartbreakingly beautiful, so magificent, spare and eloguent, utterly convincing down to the last haunting detail.' Winner of the National Book Award, and basis for the critically acclaimed and award winning film of the same title. Map endpapers. 356 pp. ISBN: 0-87113-6791.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 49790
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  • Frazier, Charles.
    COLD MOUNTAIN.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1997. dj. Hardcover - The author's first book, a powerful historical novel set in the South during the Civil War. The early comments about this book include terms like 'heartbreakingly beautiful, so magificent, spare and eloguent, utterly convincing down to the last haunting detail.' Winner of the National Book Award, and basis for the critically acclaimed and award winning film of the same title. Map endpapers. 356 pp. ISBN: 0-87113-6791.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 38394
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  • SWEETSMOKE. by Fuller, David.
    Fuller, David.
    SWEETSMOKE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Hyperion, (2008.). First edition - The author's very highly praised first novel, nominated for an Edgar: "The year is 1862, and the Civil War rages through the South. On a Virginia tobacco plantation, another kind of battle soon begins. There, Cassius Howard, a skilled carpenter and slave, risks everything- .to learn the truth concerning the murder of Emoline, a freed black woman, a woman who secretly taught him to read and once saved his life." This advance issue includes an interview with Fuller bound in and a list of recommended reading. vii, 310 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (crease on back cover, other minor wear).

    Book ID: 53340
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  • Gibbons, Kaye.
    ON THE OCCASION OF MY LAST AFTERNOON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, 1998. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in Virginia in from the 1840's thru the Civil War. ISBN: 0-399-142991.

    Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket (prev owner's name.)

    Book ID: 30860
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  • Green, Julian.
    THE STARS OF THE SOUTH.

    Edition: First English printing.

    New York & London: Marion Boyars, 1996. dj. Hardcover first edition - The second in the author's epic series about the American South in the years before and during the Civil War, partly based on reminiscences by his mother. Set in Savannah, Georgia this novel covers the beginning of the Civil War. Translated from the French by Robin Buss. 651 pp. ISBN: 0-7145-29850.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 26301
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  • Hergesheimer, Joseph.
    THE LIMESTONE TREE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York Alfred A. Knopf, 1931. dj. Hardcover first edition - Great historical novel about how the Civil War breaks apart Kentucky, and the Sash family, who are the main characters in the book.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket.( dust jacket slightly worn on edges but now covered by mylar sheet, looks very nice, gift inscription - overall an attractive book, tight binding.)

    Book ID: 28166
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  • THE WIDOW OF THE SOUTH. by Hicks, Robert
    Hicks, Robert
    THE WIDOW OF THE SOUTH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Warner, (2005) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, based on the true story of Carrie McGavock and the role she played during after the Battle of Franklin, Tennessee, in the Civil War. Map frontispiece. 426 pp. ISBN: 0-446-500127.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (address label on front endpaper)

    Book ID: 61381
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  • THE LONG ROLL. by Johnston, Mary (1870-1936) with illustrations by N.C. Wyeth.
    Johnston, Mary (1870-1936) with illustrations by N.C. Wyeth.
    THE LONG ROLL.

    Edition: First edition.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1911. Hardcover first edition - Civil War novel, based primarily on Stonewall Jackson - in her brief introduction she states that many of the incidents from the book are based on "actual happenings, recorded by men and women writing of that through which they lived." . Illustrated with four full-color illustrations by N.C. Wyeth, including a frontispiece of Jackson, and three inserted plates. . 683 pp. Map of the Valley and Piedmont, Virginia on front endpaper and of The Region of the Seven Days' Fighting on the rear endpapers.

    Condition: Good overall in gray cloth with gilt lettering - rubbing and soiling to the covers, and especially to the spine. Binding sturdy, contents clean.

    Book ID: 41025
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  • Longstreet, Stephen.
    GETTYSBURG.

    Edition: First printing.

    NY: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, (1961.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel of the 3 days of the battle of Gettysburg, and of the ordinary lives of the people this battle affected.

    Condition: Good only in good dust jacket.( previous owner's name, severe toning to pages, as is common with this title, jacket edgeworn, price-clipped,but interesting artwork on jacket and has a classic look to it)

    Book ID: 27786
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  • MOCCASIN TRACE. by MacKinney, Hawk.
    MacKinney, Hawk.
    MOCCASIN TRACE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Las Vegas, ArcheBooks Publishing, 2006. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Civil war novel - the story of the son and daughter of two families in the South - one a non-slaveholder, the others owners of a large plantation. SIGNED on the title page. Glossary of terms. 290 pp. ISBN: 1595071482.

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

    Book ID: 48921
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  • McNeilly, Mildren Masterson.
    PRAISE AT MORNING.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    Chicago: Peoples Book Club, (1942.) dj. Hardcover - Romantic novel set in the days of the clipper ships and during the Civil War. Full color endpapers and wraparound dustjacket by Courtney Allen End. Author's note. 372 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. A very attractive copy, a little toning to the spine of the dj and the pages.

    Book ID: 33777
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  • Meriwether, Louise.
    FRAGMENTS OF THE ARK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket, 1994. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's second adult novel - a carefully researched Civil War story based on the life of the slave Robert Smalls and set partially in the Sea Islands of South Carolina. Map endpapers. 342 pp. ISBN: 0-671-799479.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 6301
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  • Meriwether, Louise.
    FRAGMENTS OF THE ARK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket, 1994. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's second adult novel - a carefully researched Civil War story based on the life of the slave Robert Smalls and set partially in the Sea Islands of South Carolina. Map endpapers. 342 pp. ISBN: 0-671-799479.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket (remainder mark)

    Book ID: 31104
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  • Meriwether, Louise.
    FRAGMENTS OF THE ARK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket, 1994. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's second adult novel - a carefully researched Civil War story based on the life of the slave Robert Smalls and set partially in the Sea Islands of South Carolina. Map endpapers. 342 pp. ISBN: 0-671-799479.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (remainder mark)

    Book ID: 2095
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  • Olds, Bruce.
    RAISING HOLY HELL.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Henry Holt, (1995.). First edition - The author's first book, a complex historical novel based on the life of the ardent abolitionist John Brown, who was hanged after his failed raid on Harper's Ferry. Publisher's letter laid in.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 29433
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