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Why the Civil War Came

By: "Boritt, Gabor S. (Ed.)"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: "Oxford, UK", Oxford University Press: 1997

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 94T017

ISBN: 0195113764

Condition: NEAR FINE


As new except for slight curl. 7 essays by eminent historians who participated in the Oxford - Gettsysburg Civil War summer Institute. View more info

"Silver Wings, A History of the United States Air Force"

By: "Boyne, Walter J. (General James H. Doolittle, Foreword"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1993

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 15Y008

ISBN: 0671785370

Condition: FINE / Fine


"As new - gift quality! Unclipped DJ. ""a thoroughly refreshing, lively and informative history of the United States Air Force…from Civil War ballooning to…its spectacular successes in recent decades…the colorful inside story of the events and the men and women who shaped the Air Force into the most powerful military force in history..."" 336 indexed pages filled with black and white (where appropriate) and color photos with detailed captioning. Oversize and heavy, may require additional postage for Priority or International shipping." View more info

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Allen Jay and the Underground Railroad (On My Own - History)

By: "Brill, Marlene Targ(Janice Lee Porter, illus.)"

Price: $4.95

Publisher: "Minneapolis, MN", First Avenue Editions/ Lerner: 2004

Edition: (11th printing)

Seller ID: 06T013

ISBN: 0876146051

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! ""Allan Jay's family farm is a stop on the Underground Railway…This exciting true story tales you along as Allen meets Henry James, an African American man struggling to find freedom."" ""A Society of School Librarians International Outstanding Elementary Social Studies Book"" 48 illustrated pages, 8.5x6""." View more info

Stillness at Appomattox

By: "Catton, Bruce"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: NY, Pocket: 1958

Edition: "(10th printing, 1965)"

Seller ID: 14P005

Condition: FINE


"As new except for faint corner bump. ""the last desperate year of the Civil War, when the shadow of death lay all across America. In the bloody battles ahead there would be little glory in victory, no pity in defeat…Pulitzer Prize for history…National Book Award."" 495 indexed, annotated pages including Bibliography." View more info

White Society in the Antebellum South (Studies in Modern History)

By: "Collins, Bruce"

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Longman: 1985

Seller ID: 39T014

ISBN: 0582491940

Condition: NEAR FINE


"Tight, faint tanning to exterior page edges only, clean, tiny curl to back cover corner. 216 indexed, annotated pages with maps. ""a fresh perspective to re-examine white society in the American south before the Civil War…a broadly based and argued explanation of the emergence of a Southern identity from a loosely structured, often contrasting and lightly governed society...""" View more info

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Civil War Battlefields: A Touring Guide

By: "Eicher, David J. (James M. McPherson, foreword)"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: "Lanham, MD", Taylor Trade Publishing: 2005

Edition: (Revised edition)

Seller ID: 10T026

ISBN: 1589791819

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for faint tilt.""a detailed, accurate, and modern guide to touring these national historic treasures…describes 1353 historic houses, farms, bridges, fields, monuments, cemeteries, and museums covering 22 campaigns and approximately 40 separate battles...41 maps describe features of interest on each field, split between national park areas, state park areas, and private land holdings... More than 100 photographs...122 indexed." View more info

The Mississippi Valley in the Civil War

By: "Fiske, John "

Price: $29.95

Publisher: "Boston, MA", "Houghton, Mifflin, and Company": 1900

Seller ID: 9-6T001

Condition: GOOD+


"Ex library. Stamped ""discard"" on endpapers. Library bookplate inside front cover and pinhole name on title page. Navy blue library binding with gilt Dewey decimal number and title on spine, mis-spelled as ""Mississippi"". Endpapers heavily tanned and starting to split a little along hinge. Otherwise solidly bound. Interior pages clean and unmarked aside from a few stray pencil marks. Slight rubbing spine ends and corners. 368 indexed pages. 5.25x8x1.5"" (13.5x20x4cm). Military history of progression of Civil War battles based on lecture series by... View more info

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North Over South: Northern Nationalism and American Identity in the Antebellum Era

By: "Grant, Susan-Mary"

Price: $34.95

Publisher: "Lawrence, KS", University Press of Kansas: 2000

Seller ID: 7-5H015

ISBN: 0700610251

Condition: GOOD+


"Like new with owner's name and bookplate inside front cover, until you find it is full of clear but cryptic margin notes, some pink highlighting and occasional hash marks in margin. Dust jacket has slight soft folds along top edge. 250 indexed, annotated pages including Selected Bibliography." View more info

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"Beloved Sisters and Loving Friends: Letters from Rebecca Primus of Royal Oak, Maryland, and Adie Brown of Hartford, Connecticut, 1854-1868 "

By: "Griffin, Farah Jasmine"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 1999

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 9NX003

ISBN: 0679451285

Condition: VERY GOOD+/Near Fien


"Ex-library, as new except for expected markings. DJ also has library markings, under the plastic cover. ""A riveting collection of letters, written at the time of the Civil War, that chronicle the lives of two African-American women from New England: one who went to the South to found a school, the other a domestic servant who stayed in the North, in New York and New England.""" View more info

"The Civil War, Historic Nantucket, Fall 1993, Volume 42 No.3"

By: "Miller & Burch (Douglas K. Burch, Ed.)"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Nantucket, MA", Nantucket Historical Association: 1993

Seller ID: 8-NY016

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Corner crease and faint surfaces creases. Address sticker on back cover, 8.5x11x.25"" (21.5x28x.5cm). 15 illustrated pages. ""The Island Guard"", ""Nantucket Warrior"", ""Taking of the Whaler""." View more info

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Let Us Have Peace: Ulysses S. Grant and the Politics of War & Reconstruction 1961-1868

By: "Simpson, Brooks D."

Price: $22.95

Publisher: "Chapel Hill, NC", University of North Carolina Press: 1991

Seller ID: 7-5H008

ISBN: 0807846295

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! ""questions…traditionally drawn distinctions between Ulysses S. Grant's military and political careers…argues that…Grant instinctively understood that war was 'politics by other means'…realized that civil wars presented special challenges: reconciliation, not conquest, was the Union's ultimate goal..."" 339 indexed, annotated pages including Bibliography. " View more info

Antietam 1862: The Civil War's Bloodiest Day

By: "Stevens, Norman S."

Price: $13.95

Publisher: "Wellingborough, UK", Osprey (Military Classic Battles Series): 1998

Edition: (reprint)

Seller ID: 68X023

ISBN: 1855328402

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! ""one of the crucial battles of the American Civil War...the fortunes of the South were riding high - and at the Antietam River the Army of Northern Virginia was fighting for its very life."" ""assessment of each commander's campaign strategy, recounts the progress of the fighting, blow-by-blow. More than 90 illustrations...maps, charts and colour plates, 3-dimensional battle maps...detailed notes for wargamers." View more info

American Empire: The Center Cannot Hold (#2); Victorious Opposition (#3) (2 books)

By: "Turtledove, Harry"

Price: $43.95

Publisher: NY, Del Rey / Random:

Edition: "(1st edition, 1st printing)"

Seller ID: 09X006

Condition: FINE / Fine DJ


"As new except for tiny number written on top of page edges near spine. ""What if the South had won the Civil War?"" Alternative history. #2 - 0345444213 - 2002. It's 1924, a time of rebuilding, reclamation and reconstruction in the United States...a time of poverty and calamity in the Confederate States...#3 -034544423X - 2003. It's 1934 and the Freedom Party ""is whipping the Confederate States into a frenzy of hatred…"" " View more info

Settling Accounts: Return Engagement (#1); Drive to the East (#2); The Grapple (#3); In At the Death (#4) (4 books)

By: "Turtledove, Harry"

Price: $84.95

Publisher: NY, Del Rey / Random:

Edition: (1st American paperback)

Seller ID: 09H020

Condition: NEAR FINE


"All 4 as new except for faint curl from their own weight and tiny number written on top of page edges near spine. ""what if the South had won the Civil War?"" - Alternative History from 1914 through 1944. #1 - 0345464052, 2005 - It's 1914 and North America is fractured into the United States, the Confederate States Occupied Canada, The Republic of Quebec, The Empire of Mexico, with the Russian tsar ruling Alaska. #2 - 0345464060, 2006 -It's 1942 and The US and Confederate States continue their war with Canada in revolt and Japan attacking the Sandwich Islands. #3 - 978... View more info

The Civil War: The Nantucket Experience Including the Memoirs of Josiah Fitch Murphey

By: Miller & Mooney

Price: $23.95

Publisher: "Nantucket, MA", Wesco: 1994

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 4-OH002

ISBN: 0962785113

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for bookstore sticker on first free page. A chronicle of Nantucket during the Civil War; The diary of a 19 year-old who left Nantucket to go to war with the 20th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry; and the ""Roster of Nantucket Men.. Of the 20th Massachusetts"" detailing who they were during and after the war. 196 pages with a photo insert of 9 pages." View more info