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1 Blaker, Philip Charles & Earl J. Heydinger "The Lancaster Fencibles" & "Commercial Fishing in the Susquehanna River" [In] Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society, V. 64, No. 3: Summer 1960
Lancaster Lancaster County Historical Society, 1960 Paperback Very Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 42 pages; Trade size paperback in saddle stapled, title lettered wraps. 30 page paper on the Fencibles by Blaker and a short several page piece on Susquehanna Fishing. VG++ 
Price: 13.50 USD
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2 Bogue, Allan G. The Congressman's Civil War
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1989 0521354056 / 9780521354059 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 210 pages; Hardcover in original green cloth. Tightly bound and fresh. Lacks dust jacket but otherwise about as new. VG++ 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Borland, Hal The Amulet
New York J. B. Lippincott 1957 978-9997552679 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages; [SIGNED] 2nd printing. Publisher's blue cloth with flag illustration to cover and lettering to spine stamped in red. Original pictorial jacket is bright and clean, with some very minor edge wear and shallow chipping to spine end. Signed by Borland on the half-title page. Mild foxing to front and rear endpages and jacket flaps, otherwise unmarked and neat. Nice clean copy; VG/VG; Signed by Author 
Price: 55.00 USD
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4 Bosbyshell, Oliver C. (Colonel) Pennsylvania At Antietam; Report of the Antietam Battlefield Memorial Commission of Pennsylvania
Harriburg, PA Harrisburg Publishing Company 1906 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Color Map; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 260 pages; HC in original ribbed, dark blue cloth with title lettering in gilt to the spine. Snugly bound and very neat. Just mild crimping and rub to cloth at spine ends. Gilt title lettering at spine bright and fresh. PA House representative stamp to front endpage. A few superficial instances of evidence of page handling. Illustrated with photogravure plates showing monuments, battlefield views and important sites. Large folding color map at rear appears unviewed and fresh. Much nicer copy that usually seen. VG++ to NF 
Price: 49.50 USD
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5 Bowman, S. M. and R. B. Irwin. Sherman and His Campaigns: a Military Biography
New York Charles B. Richardson 1865 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Maps and engraved portraits; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 512 pages; 1st edition. In original green cloth with decorative stippling, multiple decorative ruling and devices in blind to surfaces and titles in gilt to spine. Cloth fraying over the joints and spine ends. Binding with internal split between the copyright notice and the preface page. Text block sopundly bound with complete complement of engraved maps and portraits. But in a shabby binding and split. A rebacking candidate. Good only thus. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Browder, George Richard & Richard L. Troutman The Heavens Are Weeping The Diaries of George Richard Browder, 1852-1886
Grand Rapids Zondervan Books 1988 0310438101 / 9780310438106 Third Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 575 pages; Square, snug and neat in wraparound color pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Dust jacket has just light shelf rub at spine ends and a short closed tear top edge rear panel. NF/VG+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 22.95 USD
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7 Buckmaster, Henrietta Deep River
New York Harcourt, Brace & Company 1944 Third Printing Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 481 pages; 3rd printing. Warmly insribed by Buckmaster on the front endpage. Soundly bound copy in publisher's terra cotta colored cloth with title lettering brightly in white to spine. Dust jacket missing th lower third of the cover and spine panels as well as an inch from the crown of the spine panel. Title lettering and author remain intact on the spine panel but somewhat sunned. Expected light toning to wartime paper stock. VG in a damaged dust jacket now protected in a fresh mylar cover. This novel of anti-slavery southerners is uncommonly found signed. VG/Fair ; Signed by Author 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 Carmean, Edna J Uncle Phil And The Rebbles
Annville, PA D. Clark Carmean 1989 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued Signed by Author
Map endpages; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 200 pages; HC in original blue cloth with title lettering in gilt to spine and cover. Issued without dust jacket. Inscribed and signed by the author on the half-title page. Map illustrated endpages. VG+; Signed by Author 
Price: 22.50 USD
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9 Castlemon, Harry & George G. White (Illust. ) Marcy, the Refugee
Philadelphia Porter and Coates 1892 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
War Series #4; B&W Plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 432 pages; HC 1st edition. Snugly bound in original brown cloth with decorative pictorial title designs to cover and spine in black, white and gray. Porter and Coates catalog at rear has only the first 3 titles in Catlemon's War Series and does not mention this 4th title in the series. Mild crimping to cloth at spine ends. A couple of tiny abrasions to the surfaces of the coated dark grey endpages. Illustrated with glossy b&w plates by White. VG+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Cave, Robert Catlett & Walbrook D. Swank (Ed. ) Defending The Southern Confederacy; The Men in Gray
Shippensburg, PA Burd Street Press 2001 1572492619 / 9781572492615 First Edition Thus Paperback Near Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 160 pages; Trade sized paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Reissue of the 1911 edition with added introduction and notes. Bright, tight and fresh; feels and appears unread with just a whisper of shelf evidence to covers. NF 
Price: 30.00 USD
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11 Century; Underwood; Buel Battles And Leaders Of The Civil War; 4 Volume Set. "From Sumter to Shiloh'', ''North to Antietam'', '' Retreat from Gettysburg'', '' The Way to Appomatox''. '' from Sumter to Shiloh'', ''North to Antietam'', '' Retreat from Gettysburg'', '' the Way to
New York Yoseloff 1957 First Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 3050 pages; 4 volumes complete. Mid 20th century, high quality reissue of the original Century magazine series which appeared serially at the turn of the century. A very solid and neat set in original pictorial dust jackets. Volumes in original cloth bindings - each volume in a different hue of cloth and dust jacket primary color. All bindings sound and solid; dust jackets bright and clean with light shelf rub shelf to edges and surfaces. A few tiny nicks and short closed tears to jacket edges; Vol IV with larger but still just shallow and small chips missing from spine ends. Prior owner had used archival mylar jacket covers which he anchored to the books' cloth boards. We have added fresh removable mylar jacket covers though some tape remnants remain to the external cloth. Profusely illustrated with facsimile engravings. A spledid reference with copious amounts of primary material, and a solid neat set. VG++/VG+ all 4 volumes. Shipped by media box unless otherwise arranged. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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12 Chandler, Joseph R. (Grand Master Of Masons For Pennsylvania) Masonic Discourses: Containing: an Inaugural and Valedictory Address As Grand Master; And, Addresses on Occasions of Grand Visitations
Philadelphia Barrington & Haswell 1844 First Edition Hard cover Very Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 223 pages; Original blue cloth boards ornately blind decorated both front and rear. Spine blind ruled and gilt stamped. From the collection of Civil War calvalry General, John Weidman, with a fraternal gift inscription to him on the front endpg from William H Adams, dated 1857. An exceptionally neat copy; quite tight and bright. Blemishes limited to these: very slighty stressed cloth at the spine ends; front board fore corners just very lightly rubbed with boards barely peeking through. A binder's flaw on the last few pages of the text, along the lower margins of the last 6-8 pgs there is some loss consistent with what one would expect from rough opening with a dull blade. As the edges are not rough cut but trimmed the flaw would have been from the binders shop. Loss is confined to the lower unprinted margins of these pgs. Otherwise a quite splendid copy. Photos gladly furnished on request. VG+ [5844; notable address by Chandler refutes point by point the then current onjections to the Masonic brotherhood. Chandler himself was imprisoned (for failing to testify) along with other very visible and politically significant Masons in the 1836 Anti-Masonic investigation of Thaddeus Stevens]; Signed by Notable Personage, Unrelated 
Price: 375.00 USD
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13 Charles, Elizabeth THE DRAYTONS and the DAVENANTS: a Story of the Civil Wars
New York Wm Dodd 1868 Hard cover Good+ 
Good. No dust jacket as issued. Well bound but with rubbing through binding fabric at several spots along the edges and corners. Light fray at spine ends. Light foxing endpages. G+; 509 p. Early reprint in decorative victorian blind-stamped covers, gilt stamped spine; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 509 pages; Good. No dust jacket as issued. Well bound but with rubbing through binding fabric at several spots along the edges and corners. Light fray at spine ends. Light foxing endpages. G+ 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14 Colonel Berkeley R. Lewis Notes on Cavalry Weapons of the American Civil War, 1861-1865
Washington D. C. The American Ordnance Association 1961 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Near Fine 
4to 11" - 13" tall; 32 pages; Oversize paperback in title lettered card stock wraps. 1st edition. Saddle stapled binding. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of period engravings, some tables. Trace shelf rub to cover edges. About as new or NF 
Price: 13.50 USD
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15 Colt, Margaretta Barton Defend The Valley; A Shenandoah Family in the Civil War
New York Crown; Orion Books 1994 0517593157 / 9780517593158 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 441 pages; Signed by the author on the front endpage "with best wishes" and dated 1994. Snugly bound and clean in immaculate dust jackets. What appears to be a publisher/binder fault to the cloth at spine -- cloth lightlywrinled or at least not smooth as would be usual. Not appearing to be from any handling or storage. Otherwise very handsome. VG++/NF; Signed by Author 
Price: 24.00 USD
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16 Crist, Robert Grant Confederate Invasion of the West Shore - 1863
Lemoyne, PA Lemoyne Trust Company 1963 Paperback Very Good 
B&W Illustrations and maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 44 pages; Slim paperback in illustrated wraps. Soundly bound and neat. Light shelf/handling wear to wraps at edges with mild toning and shelf soiling to wraps. Illustrated with b&w drawings, photographs and maps. Sound unmarked copy. VG 
Price: 11.00 USD
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17 Douglas, Henry Kyd, Frederic S. Klein, and Florence Starr Taylor The Douglas Diary; Student days at Franklin and Marshall College, 1856-1858
Lancaster, PA Franklin and Marshall College 1973 0910626006 / 9780910626002 First Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good+ 
Drawings and Photographs; Square Small 8vo 7" - 8; 192 pages; HC in publisher's faux leather-style cloth over boards; evokes appearance of the original journal. Title lettering in gilt to spine. Bright, sound and clean; no marks. A hint of fading to gilt. Binding slightly shelf cocked. Illustrated with period photographs and modern drawings illustrating sections of text. A handsome copy. VG+ 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 Dowdey, Clifford Bugles Blow No More
Boston Little, Brown & Company 1937 Fifth Printing Hardcover Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 497 pages; Soundly bound and clean in original wraparound pictorial dust jacket. Gray cloth with title lettering in red to cover and spine. Dust jacket is rubbed at edges with small chips missing from flap corners; several closed edges tears have been mended and reinforced with period tape on the blank reverse surface. Price clipped from top corner of front flap; mild sunfading to jacket's spine panel. Jacket states 4th printing but book indicates 5th. Binding a little shaken in the spine. Early printing, uncommon in original dust jacket. VG-/G++ 
Price: 35.00 USD
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19 Glazier, Willard W. Battles for the Union Comprising Descriptions of Many of the Most Stubbornly Contested Battles in the War of the Great Rebellion ...
Hartford, CT Gilman & Co. 1878 early printing Hardcover Very Good- 
Woodcut plates and steel engraved frontis; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; HC early printing after the 1874 original. Soundly bound in original dark green cloth with decorative pictorial title design stamped to cover and spine in black and gilt. Board edges bevelled. Cloth at spine lightly crimnped with trace fray and mild rub through to cloth at corner tips. A few signatures slightly sprung and starting a little at the front edge. Prior ownership penned to front pastedown; a short closed tear to the title page has been mended with archival japanes tissue paper. Illustrated with tissue garded engraving portrait frontis and 8 woodcut plates depicting battle scenes. VG- 
Price: 30.00 USD
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20 Grubb, Davis A Dream of Kings
NY Scribners 1955 Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 357 pages; 1955 Scribners HC/DJ Apparent 2nd printing w/ 1955 on title page but no "A" on verso. Tight clean copy in original red cloth. Original dust jacket lightly rubbed surfaces with a shallow chip base of spine and sticker scar top of rear panel. Civil War novel. NF/VG- 
Price: 20.00 USD
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