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1 Dedication of the Gettysburg Address Exhibit 
Gettysburg PA National Park Service 1979 Pamphlet Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by three of the participants - Congressman William Goodling; William J. Whalen, Director of the National Park Service; and John C. Broderick, Assistant Librarian for Research Services at The Library of Congess. Program for the Dedication of The Gettysburg Address Exhibit held at the Gettysburg National Military Park on July 7, 1979. This is a cream colored 8 1/2" x 11" bifold. This exhibit, running from June 29- September 30, 1979 featured the first draft of the Address on loan from The Library of Congress as well as a portrait of Lincoln painted in 1864 by Francis Bicknell Carpenter. A copy of the exhibit brochure is inlaid. Condition : Very Good; light wear, some small creases. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 George Cochran Lambdin 1830-1896 
Chadds Ford PA Brandywine River Museum 1986 1st Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Catalog for the Fall 1986 exhibit at the Brandywine River Museum. Oblong softcover, 8 1/2' H x 11'W. This comprehensive survey of Lambdin's work includes not only florals and still-lifes but some of his famous Civil War paintings; he served in the U.S. Sanitary Commission during the conflict. His work was also, at least tangentially influenced by the development of photography and his exposure to the Pre-Raphaelite movement. Book Condition : Good; wear to cover edges and spine; rubbing to covers, creasing at cover corners also effecting tips of some pages; no internal markings. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Visualizing War 
Gettysburg PA Gettysburg College 2012 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
This is an exhibition catalog for Gettysburg College's Fall 2012 Exhibition "Visualizing War", part of the school's commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War. Curated by Civil War Institute fellows Natalie Sherif, Alexandra Ward, and Andrew Egbert, the exhibition examined perceptions of the American Civil War in the North and the evolution of its political, social, and militaristic visual representations through a wide range of objects from the college's archives. 12 color illustrations supplement a brief essay by each of the presenters on different aspects of wartime artistic portrayals. Book Condition : Very Good; no internal markings; minor wear to cover corners and edges. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Jeff Davis Pie (Civil War Recollections) : A Saga of Significant, First-time Events in "the War between the States" Anderson, Robert L.
West Virginia Privately Published 2004 0971797617 / 9780971797611 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
This privately published fiction is written by a retired Army colonel and professor emeritus at West Virginia University. It follows a young man's adventures after he is transported back to 1861 Virginia near the start of the Civil War. Inscribed by Author on title page : "Dear Paul & Kay, Best Wishes and happy journey thru J.D.P., Dr. Bob Anderson." Book Condition : Near Fine; slight crease at top right front cover; no internal markings. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 A Portrait of Abraham Lincoln In Letters by His Oldest Son Angle, Paul M. (editor)
Chicago IL Chicago Historical Society 1968 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st Edition. Book Condition : Very Good; no internal markings; binding tight; minor discoloration along binding inside covers due to binding adhesive used; light age toning to top text block. Dust Jacket Condition :Good-; chipping and tearing along spine and top edge; minor discoloration to top and left of front cover and spine; price clipped; vertical tear at top center front tape-repaired. This is a unique volume of special interest to the Lincoln collector. Paul Angle has assembled the correspondence between Robert Todd Lincoln, the President's eldest son, and Isaac Markens, a Lincoln aficionado and former journalist. Topics covered include work on the Gettysburg Address and the family's desire to preserve the President's reputation. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 The Civil War in Pennsylvania: The African American Experience Black, Samuel W. (Ed.)
Pittsburgh PA Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation 2013 0936340207 / 9780936340203 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Issued as part of PA Civil War150, this collection of 8 essays is divided into three categories - The Early Impact of Race, Politics, and Freedom; In Search of Freedom: Migration, Emigration, or Just Stay Put; and, The War to End Slavery: On the Road to Freedom. Topics covered include the Fugitive Slave Law and the Christiana Resistance, Colored Troops in the Union army, Emigration, and more. Richly illustrated with color and b&w photos throughout. Book Condition : Near Fine; actually a new copy but it has wear at spine ends, edges, and corners due to shelving at museum store. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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7 A Party of Mad Fellows: The Story of the Irish Regiments in the Army of the Potomac Boyle, Frank
Dayton OH Morningside Bookshop 1996 0890293295 / 9780890293294 1st Edition Hardcover Good Plus Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Presents the history of the so-called Green Flag regiments in the Army of the Potomac and their service in the major campaigns in the Eastern Theater including Fredericksburg and Gettysburg. 443 pp. including 15 maps and 15 b&w photos. Book Condition : Good+; no text marks; top right corner of front free end paper cut off; some spotting to text block; small page tip creasing to index and last few chapters. Dust Jacket Condition : Good+; slight shelf wear along edges; yellowing to spine; a few marks to rear. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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8 Miniatures of Mechanicsburg Brunhouse, Robert L.
Mechanicsburg PA Mechanicsburg Museum Association 1986 Hardcover Near Fine Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Facsimile reprint of a 1928 history of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, this book features several chapters on the Civil War including the Confederate invasion of Pennsylvania, the call out of militia, prisoners, and more with plenty of primary source material. Book Condition : Near Fine; no internal markings. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; discoloration around edges; some small chipping and tearing at top and bottom edges. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9 The Spanglers : A Novel of Lancaster, Pennsylvania and the Civil War Castor, Henry
Garden City NY Doubleday & Company 1948 1st Edition Hardcover Good Plus Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Author on front free end paper. Fictional account of a middle class Lancaster Pennsylvania family during the Civil War. Book Condition : Good+; text unmarked; light age toning; bumping to spine ends; a few small spots to text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Good-; price unclipped; chipping and tearing along edges; age toning to rear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 The Passing of The Armies : An Account of the Final Campaign of the Army of the Potomac, Based Upon Personal Reminiscences of the Fifth Army Corps Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence
Dayton OH Morningside Bookshop 1991 Facsimile Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Facsimile reprint no. 21 in Morningside's Civil War reprints. Civil War Heritage Series No. 4. This is Chamberlain's account of the final campaign from the evacuation of petersburg to the surrender at Appomattox, where Chamberlain was given the honor of receiving the surrender and stacking of arms by Confederate general John Gordon. Includes Index and fold-out maps. Book Condition : Near Fine; former owner's bookplate inside front cover; no other internal markings; small stain to top left rear cover. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Nineteenth Century Questions Clarke, James Freeman
Boston MA Houghton, Mifflin & Co.; The Riverside Press 1897 Probable First Edition Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This collection of essays represents Clarke's thinking on a variety of subjects - Literary Studies, Religious and Philosophical, and Historical and Biographical. Esssays include : Voltaire, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Dualism in National Life, The Rise and Fall of the Slave Power in America, and more.Book Condition : Good-; Ex-Seminary Library; separation beginning inside front and rear covers, all pages intact; bookplate inside front cover, slip and pocket removed inside rear cover; light age discoloration at outside page edges, no markings to text; catalog labels at bottom spine and right top rear cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Recollections of a Long Life : An Autobiogrpahy, Cuyler, Theodore Ledyard
12 Recollections of a Long Life : An Autobiogrpahy Cuyler, Theodore Ledyard
New York The Baker & Taylor Co. 1902 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
The life story of a Presbyterian minister from Brooklyn who was involved in the temperance movement and helped to organize the Republican Party in 1856. There is an interesting chapter about his ministry during the Civil War and is his support of Abraham Lincoln. Baker & Taylor Co., 1902. Illustrated with five photographic blank and white plates. First edition ("Published September, 1902" stated on copyright page and "Twelfth Thous and" stated on title page). Hardback, brown cloth with gilt lettering and design, top edge in gilt, no DJ. 356 pages. Book Condition : Good; pages are clean and bright with no writing or tears. Plates are intact. Front hinge is cracked inside at frontispiece but pages are secure. Gilt on top book edge is rubbed. Cover is clean with light scuffing and some creasing / bending to front broad. Edges have some rubbing and light wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 A Keystone Rebel: The Civil War Diary of Joseph Garey, Hudson's Battery, Mississippi Volunteers David A. Welker
Gettysburg PA Thomas Publications 1996 1577470028 / 9781577470021 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Author on title page. Edited diary of Pennsylvania-born Confederate artillery volunteer includes c. a dozen b&w maps and illustrations. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; former owner's label inside front cover; original price sticker at right bottom rear cover; light curling to cover corners; light shelf wear to edges. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Breckinridge : Statesman Soldier Symbol Davis, William C.
Baton Rouge LA Louisiana State University Press 1992 0807118052 / 9780807118054 Soft cover Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is a paperback reissue of Davis' 1974 definitive biography of John C. Breckinridge, surveying his remarkable career as Vice-President, senator, Presidential Candidate, and Confederate General and later Secretary of War. Part of LSU Press Southern Biography Series. Book Condition : Good+; no internal markings, some spotting on text block; wear to corner covers; some rubbing and creasing to covers especially at edges. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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15 Abraham Lincoln The Gettysburg Address and American Constitutionalism de Alvarez, Leo Paul S. editor
Irving TX University of Dallas Press 1976 Probable First Edition Soft cover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is the first publication by the University of Dallas on the American political tradition. It contains 5 essays on the Gettysburg Address and its connections to the Revolution, the Declaration of Independence, and the Constitution. The essays are : "Lincoln's Perpetuation Speech", "A Reading of the Gettysburg Address", "The Gettysburg Address and the Declaration of Independence", "American Constitutionalism and the Virtue of Prudence : Philadelphia, Paris, Washington, Gettysburg", and "Reflections on Lincoln's Political Religion". Book Condition : Good; no internal markings; light rubbing to covers, price sticker remnant at top front right and bottom right rear covers; wear/crease to right front bottom cover corner which also effects the first few pages. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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16 Four Years in Rebel Capitals: An inside View of Life in the Southern Confederacy, From Birth to Death, From Original Notes, Collated in the Years 1861 to 1865 De Leon, T. C
Spartanburg SC Reprint Co 1988 0871522039 / 9780871522030 Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1988 facsimile reprint of the 1892 Author-Autographed Edition. A Confederate civilian, later author and journalist, with access to Jefferson Davis, DeLeon kept notes throughout the conflict that formed the basis for this work. He portrays the inner workings of the Confederate government and the changing morale and conditions on the Southern home front. Details of military engagements are primarily limited to the Eastern Theater especially Virginia and Alabama.Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; appears unread; slight scuffing to bottom of boards. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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17 I Rode with Stonewall : The War Experiences of the Youngest Member of Jackson's Staff Douglas, Henry Kyd
Chapel Hill NC The University of North Carolina Press 1968 0807803375 / 9780807803370 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A long neglected manuscript detailing the experiences of the youngest aide to Stonewall Jackson. It covers his pre-war meeting with John Brown to his entire service with the Army of Northern Virgina, including after Jackson's death, at Gettysburg, the second Shenandoah Valley campaign, and Appomattox. Book Condition : Very Good; former owner's bookplate inside front cover; no other internal markings; one small stain to text block. Dust jacket Condition : Very Good; light shelf wear at edges and corners; very light rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 The Gettysburg Campaign: A Study in Command Edwin B. Coddington
NewYork NY Charles Scribner's Sons 1984 0684181525 / 9780684181523 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardcover. Classic re-examination of the Gettysburg campaign, ascribing Union success to military leadership, particularly George Gordon Meade, rather than to strategic or tactical failings by Robert E. Lee. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; a few small stains to text block; light bow/curling at front free end paper. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; shelf wear to edges; creasing to interior flaps. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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19 Paddy Owen's Regulars: A History Of The 69th Pennsylvania Irish Volunteers Ernsberger, Don
U.S.A. Xlibris Corp 2004 1413463339 / 9781413463330 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Vol. 2 only. 2nd part of regimental history covers the Gettysburg campaign, the Fall and Winter of 1863, the Overland Campaign, the Siege of Petersburg, and Appomattox. Softcover. B&w illustrations, Biographical details, letters, and orders. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light cover edge curling; bottom page tip creasing to 50 pp. in middle of book. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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20 Confederate Military History : Virginia (Volume 3) Evans, Gen. Clement A. (Editor)
Secaucus NJ The Blue and Grey Press 1994 Reprint Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Part of a 13 volume set on Confederate Military history, this book details Virginia's military role in the Civil War and also covers the antebellum period including chapters on slavery and John Brown's raid. A list of Virginia military units and commanders, as well as brief biographies of major and Brigadier General officers, appear(s) at the end. Book Condition : good; former owner's bookplate inside front cover; no other internal markings; general discoloration due to paper quality; one stain to text block. Dust jacket Condition : Good; creasing, chipping and some small tears at top and bottom edges and spine ends; in protective mylar cover. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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