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The Civil War in Print
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3618 - FIREARMS OF THE CONFEDERACY, 1ST EDITION 1944, Huntington WV. Standard Publications, Inc., 1944. 1st Edition. 37 plates with black and white photographs of various firearms. 328 pages, +5 pages of index. All pages are clean and white. Reddish-brown cloth binding with gilt tides on front cover and spine, and gilt illustration on front cover. 1st Edition. Hard cover. Fine. We have seen this 1st edition offered from $225-$300 depending on condition, this nice edition.........................................................$195.00

100835 - REFERENCE - NEW ENGLAND UNIFORMS AND ACCOUTREMENTS - Custis & Guthman, paperback, used, very fine, out of print......................................$20.00

100836 - REFERENCE, CIVIL WAR COLLECTABLE ENCYCLOPEDIA, Francis Lord, 350 pages, hardbound, used, very fine with paper wraps, a classic reference..........................$25.00

100837 - REFERENCE, EXCAVATED ARTIFACTS FROM BATTLEFIELD AND CAMPSITES, Stanley Phillips, 200 pages, hardbound, used. Very fine..............................$20.00

100838 - REFERENCE CIVIL WAR RELICS OF WESTERN CAMPS, Harris, 250 pages, hardbound, used, very fine..............................................$20.00

100839 - REFERENCE, AMERICAN MILITARY BUTTONS - MAKERS AND DEALERS, McGuinn & Bazelon, 144 pages, used, hardbound, very fine........................................$20.00

100840 - REFERENCE, GENERALS IN GRAY, Warner, hardbound, LSU Press, with paper wraps, like new, a classic reference on CSA Generals..................................................$30.00

100841 - REFERENCE, GENERALS IN BLUE, Warner, hardbound, LSU Press, with paper wraps, like new, a classic reference on Union Generals........................................$30.00


8292 - FIRST EDITION OF FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR, WITH HUNDREDS OF WOOD ENGRAVINGS, Louis Shepheard, editor. Frank Leslie's Illustrated History of the Civil War. New York:  Mrs. Frank Leslie, (1895). Folio (12 by 16 inches), original gilt-stamped burgundy cloth. First edition of this pictorial history of the Civil War, with hundreds of woodcuts originally used in Leslie's Civil War-era illustrated newspaper, many full-page or double-page. Includes illustrations of major events, battle scenes, and naval engagements, portraits of central participants, forts, and poignant episodes. In December of 1855, Frank Leslie "introduced Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, a weekly publication featuring news pictures." Events up to and including the Civil War created a growing demand for news and unprecedented opportunities for pictorial reporting. In 1857, Harper's Weekly entered the area, followed two years later by the New York Illustrated News. From 1861 to 1865, the images of the war were largely seen through these three publications. At the time there was no halftone engraving, and the only way war scenes could be published was in woodcuts such as those of the three illustrated weeklies" (ANB). Later in Leslie's life and following his death, works such as this one were compiled using the original Civil War woodcuts. Interior generally clean, a bit of mild discoloration to cloth, gilt bright, original cloth, a bargain at...................................................................$195.00


00-001 GENERALS IN GREY
By Warner, hardback, L.S.U. Press, the "Bible" for collectors photos and bibliographies of the CSA confirmed Generals, a must...$35.00
00-002 GENERALS IN BLUE
As above, the companion book listing the Union Generals with photos and bibliographies, another must to have...$35.00
00-003 CONFEDERATE PAPER MONEY
1996 EDITION, By Grover Criswell, hardback, the bible of Confederate Currency by the "Father of Confederate Currency, Grover Criswell", all types illustrated, values by grade, another must...$35.00
00-004 MEN OF COLOR
Gladstone, Thomas Press, hardbound, a comprehensive history of the US Colored Troops in the Civil War, notes on slavery, many photos...$30.00
00-005 CONFEDERATE FACES
Albaugh, hardbound, extensive illustrations on Confederate images, reprint, a classic edition...$40.00


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00-006 MORE CONFEDERATE FACES
Albaugh, hardbound, a companion and later issue of CSA images, reprint, another must for the CSA image collector...$40.00
00-007 GRANT & LEE, The VIRGINIA CAMPAIGNS of 1864-65
Frassanito, 425 pgs, softbound, numerous maps and photos, extensive details of the Campaigns around Richmond/Petersburg Campaigns...$16.95
00-008 ROUND BALL TO RIMFIRE

Thomas, 327 pages, hardbound, a complete history of small arms projectiles including in debt histories of manufacturing techniques, patents, all photo- graphic illustrations, a valuable reference book on bullets in the war...
$40.00
00-009 GETTYSBURG, A STRANGE AND BLIGHTED LAND
Gregory A. Coco, 433 pages, hardbound, a profound history of the aftermath of the famous battle, accounting of the dead, burials, a detailed account of the post-Gettysburg trauma, the horror of the dead, numerous photos of the battlefield, the dead lying where they fell, great reference book...$39.95
00-010 STAND FIRM YE BOYS FROM MAINE
Dejardain, hardbound, The 20th Maine and the Gettysburg Campaign, 239 pgs., photos of the 20th Maine, maps...$28.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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