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History of Pike County Illinois; Together with sketches of its cities, villages, and townships, educational, religious, civil, military, and political history
1 History of Pike County Illinois; Together with sketches of its cities, villages, and townships, educational, religious, civil, military, and political history
Evansville, IN Unigraphics 1970 Reprint; Various Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Reddish brown cover with gold print. Reprint of the original 1880 edition. Wonderful history of the early settlement, incidents of pioneer life, organic history, geology, zoology, botany, archaeology, township histories, black hawk war, many biographical sketches, and a history of Illinois and a digest of the state laws. Scarce even as reprint. ; p 
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The Sabbath of Life, Addington, Richard D.
2 Addington, Richard D. The Sabbath of Life
New York, NY American News Company 1868 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Brown cover with gold lettering. "Dead to Self" is engraved on front cover. Cover shows extreme wear especially at extremities. Bottom of pages at spine are very worn. Pages yellowing due to age. This author seems to be anti-establishment (anti-secterian) when it comes to organized church. He quotes Madam Guyon and others. Contents clean. Rare.; 1868 
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Official Inaugural Program Honoring Governor George C. Wallace, January 14, 1963, Alabama
3 Alabama Official Inaugural Program Honoring Governor George C. Wallace, January 14, 1963
Montgomery, AL Inaugural Committee 1963 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Blue and white cover with photo of George C. Wallace. George Corley Wallace, Jr. (August 25, 1919 – September 13, 1998) was an American politician and the 45th Governor of Alabama, having served two nonconsecutive terms and two consecutive terms as a Democrat: 1963–1967, 1971–1979 and 1983–1987. Wallace has the third longest gubernatorial tenure in post-Constitutional U.S. history at 5,848 days. After four runs for U.S. President (three as a Democrat and one on the American Independent Party ticket), he earned the title "the most influential loser" in 20th century U.S. politics, according to biographers Dan T. Carter and Stephan Lesher.A 1972 assassination attempt left Wallace paralyzed, and he used a wheelchair for the remainder of his life. He is remembered for his Southern populist and segregationist attitudes during the mid-20th century period of the African-American civil rights movement and activism, which gained passage of federal civil rights legislation in the mid-1960s to enforce constitutional rights for all citizens. He eventually renounced segregationism but remained a populist.(Wikipedia); Photographs, Illustrations 
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Black history; past and present (Author Signed), Allen, James E
4 Allen, James E Black history; past and present (Author Signed)
Exposition Press 1971 0682473227 / 9780682473224 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed to "Frederick Douglass, James Egert Allen" on end paper. This may be the grandson of the famous Frederick Augustus Douglass an American social reformer, orator, writer and statesman who lived in the late 1800's. Endpapers have discoloration from age. Dust has some small tears and spotting. (See Scan) Excellent historical information about notable African American people in history. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Rare signed copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 212 pages; Signed by Author 
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Sectionalism in Virginia from 1776-1861, Ambler, Charles H.
5 Ambler, Charles H. Sectionalism in Virginia from 1776-1861
Chicago, Il The University of Chicago Press 1910 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author. 1910 hardback first edition. Most likely no dust jacket was issued. Some sunfading to endpapers where newspaper articles lay. Contents clean. Very rare signed copy. A key figure in applying modern approaches to the study and writing of West Virginia history, Charles Henry Ambler (August 12, 1876-August 31, 1957) was born in New Matamoras, Ohio. He grew up in St. Marys, West Virginia, and from 1894 to 1900 he taught school in Pleasants County. After completing his doctorate in 1908, Ambler taught history and political science at Randolph-Macon College in Virginia until 1917. For the next 30 years he was a member of the WVU history department, and from 1929 to 1946 he served as chairman. Among his enduring legacies was the creation of the West Virginia and Regional History Collection in the university library. ; Author Signed; Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 365 pages; Signed by Author 
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Virginia,The Old Dominion, Andrews, Matthew Page
6 Andrews, Matthew Page Virginia,The Old Dominion
Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc. 1937 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Volume 1 is signed by author and #425 of limited issue written in author's hand. This is a two volume set in blue leather with gold emblem on cover and uneven cut pages. Some wear to corners and top and bottom of spine. Contents very clean. It is a limited edition with list of sponsors and patrons. Illustrations throughout both volumes. This is a rare set. The author Matthew Page Andrews (1879-1947) received a B.A. in 1901 and a Master's degree from Washington & Lee University where also received the coveted Phi Beta kappa key. ; TWO VOLUMES; Vol. 1 & 2; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Signed by Author 
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The Lincoln Reader, Angle, Paul M.
7 Angle, Paul M. The Lincoln Reader
Rutgers University Press 1947 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
First Edition. Signed by Angle on endpaper. There is a Phi Beta Kappa bookplate from Philadelphia to a John Barringer of Overbrook High School for "excellence in his studies". Dust has chips around edges but is now in mylar archival sleeve. The Lincoln Reader is a biography of Abraham Lincoln written by sixty-five authors. Paul Angle, the noted Lincoln scholar, selected passages from the works on contemporaries, later biographers, and even Lincoln himself, to form a composite portrait of one of the wisest and most beloved American presidents. These passages, interwoven by Angle's running commentary, blend into a single vivid narrative of Lincoln's life, from his boyhood in Indiana to his assassination and funeral. First published in 1947, The Lincoln Reader has long been considered the most definitive, complete, and authentic retelling of the life of Abraham Lincoln. Fully indexed. We provide delivery tracking. ; Photographs; 8.50 X 5.80 X 1.40 inches; 592 pages; Signed by Editor 
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The dangers and defences of New York  Addressed to the Hon. J.B. Floyd, secretary of war, Barnard, J. G
8 Barnard, J. G The dangers and defences of New York Addressed to the Hon. J.B. Floyd, secretary of war
D. Van Nostrand 1859 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
No cover, but contents complete. Rare. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 62 pages 
Price: 149.97 USD
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The Strange Story of Harper's Ferry: With legends of the surronding country, Barry, Joseph
9 Barry, Joseph The Strange Story of Harper's Ferry: With legends of the surronding country
Womens Club Harpers Ferry 1974 Seventh Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
famous account of Harper's Ferry and legends of the Surrounding Country. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 
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A Lieutenant of Cavalry in Lee's Army, Beale, George
10 Beale, George A Lieutenant of Cavalry in Lee's Army
Baltimore, MD Butternut & Blue 1996 093552343X / 9780935523430 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Looks new. Red cover gilt print. Dust in mylar cover. No marks, underlining, or highlighting. The story of George Beale, a prominent Virginia politician, and his volunteering to Robert E. Lee to serve to protect Virginia. It is said "George William Beale was born into the Virginia nobility, son of Richard Lee Beale, who served in the House of Representatives and Congress for that state before the Civil War. It is small wonder that he followed his father into the Confederate cavalry, 9th Virginia when the call of Civil War was sounded.His well-written and compelling memoirs document his time with JEB Stuart and Hampton across most of the Eastern Theater of the war between the States. He rode with his men in engagements during the ‘Ride around McClellan’, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Brandy Station, JEB Stuart’s Gettysburg ride, The Kilpatrick-Dahlgren raid, Spotsylvania. His active career was cut short in February 1865 when he was badly wounded." Excellent read. ; Army Of Northern Virginia; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 248 pages 
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11 Belknap, Charles Eugene History of the Michigan oganizations at Chickamauga, Chattanooga and Missionary Ridge, 1863
R. Smith Printing Co 1897 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Green cover with gold lettering. Front hinge broken. Contents clean and bright. Title page may be missing, but is a dedication page and engraving of Gov. John T. Rich ; 374 pages 
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12 Bennett, William W. D.D. A Narrative of The Great Revival Which Prevailed in the Southern Armies During the late Civil War Between the States of the Federal Union
Philadelphia, PA Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger 1877 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Original first edition, printing not a reprint or facsimile. Cover is badly worn with cloth totally missing from spine. Hinges and contents tight. Contents clean with some foxing. "Twelve years have passed away since the close of our civil war. The passions of men have had time to cool, and their prejudices time to abate. We may, therefore, view the contest as we could not when we stood nearer to it." (the author). Fantastic engravings.This book is a testament of the power of Christianity in action both during and after the Civil War in helping shape our nation. Rare. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. An excellent candidate for re-binding or just to keep as a rare work. We provide delivery tracking on US orders.; Engravings, Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 427 pages 
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13 Billings, John D & Charles W. Reed Hardtack and Coffee, or The Unwritten Story of Army Life
Time Life Education 1983 0809442086 / 9780809442089 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Beautiful blue leather with gilt edges. Decorative end papers. Looks new. Clean tight binding. These are exact reprints of the 1870-90's editions and revised in this printing from the 1980's. Excellent references and account of the Civil War. Original set was 30 volumes of which this was one. ; Collector's Library of the Civil War; 8.40 X 6.90 X 1.40 inches; 408 pages 
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Faith in the Fight, Binsfield, John W. &  William C. Davis
14 Binsfield, John W. & William C. Davis Faith in the Fight
Stackpole Books 2003 0811700178 / 9780811700177 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in As New dust jacket 
Tan and black cover with gilt print. Some marginal notations from the former owner an Army Chaplain who may have used them for sermon notes. Condition otherwise like new. For both Union and Confederate soldiers, religion was the greatest sustainer of morale in the Civil War, and faith was a refuge in a great time of need. Guarding and guiding the spiritual well-being of the fighters, army chaplains were a voice of hope and reason in an otherwise chaotic military existence. Here for the first time, encompassing the depth and breadth of their dedication and sacrifice, is their fascinating and uplifting story. Dr. James I. Robertson, Jr., is an alumni distinguished professor of history and the executive director of the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies at Virginia Tech. William C. Davis is professor of history and director of programs of the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies. John Brinsfield is a retired army chaplain in Atlanta, Georgia. Benjamin Maryniak is a lifelong student of the Civil War in Lancaster, New York. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.; Photographs; 9.10 X 6.10 X 1 inches; 256 pages 
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The Church in the Fork  A History of Historic Little Fork Church, Boyle, Andrew J.
15 Boyle, Andrew J. The Church in the Fork A History of Historic Little Fork Church
Culpeper, Va Little Fork Preservation Committee 1983 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover with gilt print. Numerous surname references. A history of the church which is located in Culpeper, Va. Gift inscription in front. Little Fork Church, St. Mark's Parish, is Culpeper County's only Colonial church. It was ordered into existence in 1731 as a "chapel of ease" within the Little Fork between the Rappahannock and Hazel Rivers by Governor Spotswood. Services at Little Fork ceased at the onset of the Civil War. Early in the war, the church grounds were used as a drill field by the "Little Fork Rangers", more correctly known as Co. D 4th Virginia Cavalry. Later, Union troops quartered at the church destroyed most of the interior furnishings for firewood in the cold winter of 1863, leaving only the shell of the building and the reredos on the east wall. (The Diocese of Va) ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 107 pages 
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Love Songs and Bugle Calls, Boyle, Virginia Frazer
16 Boyle, Virginia Frazer Love Songs and Bugle Calls
A. S. Barnes 1906 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Gray cloth.. Gold embossed. Inscription says "to my cousin Amanda Austin Byrne from Virginia Frazer Boyle in loving memory of our meeting at the UDC Cnvention held in Memphis, Tenn. Nov 20th, 1932. Slight yellowing of end pages otherwise fine. Contains Demetria a Musical Extravaganza (an old Black Mammy's Story) Rare. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Author Signed; p; Signed by Inscribed By Author 
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17 Bradford, Ned Battles and Leaders of the Civil War
New York , NY The Fairfax Press 1979 0517298201 / 9780517298206 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Green cover. Dust in brodart mylar protective cover! We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 626 pages 
Price: 8.97 USD
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A Conspirator about to die, Lewis Thornton Powell taken before his execution on July 7, 1865, Brady, Matthew
18 Brady, Matthew A Conspirator about to die, Lewis Thornton Powell taken before his execution on July 7, 1865
Springfield, MAss Patriot Publishing Co 1910 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Photographic print. Powell alias Payne is the would be assassin of Secretary Seward hung with other conspirators on July 7, 1865Black and white tones may vary slightly from the original. Black text may be not be visible on presentation but is readable on original Antique photographic print protected by an acid proof backing board and archival quality sleeve. ; Photographic History of the Civil War published by Review of Reviews Co.; Photograph; Photograph ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9"; 1 pages 
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Photographic print of a 16 inch smooth-bore "Rodman"  Civil War Cannon A Civil War Photographic print, Brady, Matthew
19 Brady, Matthew Photographic print of a 16 inch smooth-bore "Rodman" Civil War Cannon A Civil War Photographic print
Springfield, MAss Patriot Publishing Co 1910 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
A Matthew Brady photographic print from the publication by Review of Reviews co. "This terror of "61 is now a merre curiosity-like the bitter passions of the time". Protected by an acid proof backing board and archival quality sleeve. ; Photographic History of the Civil War; Photograph; Photograph ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9"; 1 pages 
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Photographic print of Columbia, South,Carolina in 1865, Brady, Matthew
20 Brady, Matthew Photographic print of Columbia, South,Carolina in 1865
Springfield, MAss Patriot Publishing Co 1910 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Photographic Print. A few short years earlier Columbia was the aristocratic city proud and beautiful. The whole city of Columbia was consumed in the flames. This was the passing of the hopes of the South. Protected by an acid proof backing board and archival quality sleeve. ; Photographic History of the Civil War published by Review of Reviews Co.; Photograph; Photograph ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9"; 1 pages 
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