Washington DC: 1891-1895. First edition. Elephant Folio. Condition: Fair. Housed in a binding made with two plywood boards and a clasp made from an old belt; each plate is a two-page folding map or illustration; brittle paper as is usual. Includes 163 of the 175 plates, and includes the plate 135 supplements, but lacks plates 161-175. Also lacking the 29-page preface, indexes and introductory material, as well as two-page errata sheet listing additional authorities for the map not listed in the original index. With 25 of the original 35 title pages; misbound, with title pages usually followed by 5/6 plates, as expected, but not always the 5/6 plates called for on the title page. Dimensions 16 in x 20 in.
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Waco, Texas: Texian Press, 1970. Signed Limited Edition. 8vo., xv, 512pp.; VG; bound in red leather with gilt lettering on spine; of fifty specially prepared and bound copies, this is number 36; SIGNED on limitation page by Simpson; interior clean; text block has minor smudging to lower fore corner, small red smudge on upper fore corner, lower edge; shelved case 1.
Philadelphia: 1887. First edition. Thin octavo in dark brown cloth hardcovers with vinyl DJ; gold letters on spine; VG/G; DJ has a cut on the back; boards with moderate soiling; author's long dedication on front end page; thin paper heavily discolored with stains and foxing on some pages; a couple of pages with small cut or dog ear; text clean in tight print; pp. 143; contains an appendix on the Battle of Atlanta; shelved in Case # 1.
Lynchburg, VA: Schroeder Publications, 2004. Second Edition, Revised. Octavo; pp 319; VG-/no-DJ; dark green spine with light green and red text; cloth shows moderate rubbing to exterior; bookshop's autograph sticker to front; strong boards; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; small chip to head edge of title page; interior clean; profusely illustrated; signed by Patrick Schroeder.
Joliet, IL: LegalNews Co., 1884. Second edition; signed. Small octavo in dark green hardcovers with gold letters; VG; moderate soiling and shelf wear on boards; open gutter in front; strong binding; author's dedication and signature on first front end page; slight fading; pp. 409; contains chapters on Missouri, Mississippi, Louisiana, the Battle of Vicksburg, Texas, the Gulf of Mexico; scarce; shelved in Case # 1.
Waco, Texas: Texian Press, 1963. Signed Limited Edition. 8vo., xii, 294pp.; VG; spine red with gilt lettering; very minor rubbing to corners, minor rubbing to head and tail of spine, signs of wear along spine edges; pink spotted text block; errata slip tipped in; this is copy number 22/50, signed by both authors and a representative of the publisher; second front endpaper has a newspaper clipping pasted regarding the book; minor pen markings very sporadically; shelved case 1.
St. Louis, MO: Society of Survivors, 1907. Octavo; pp 456; Fair; dark blue spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth's spine shows modest sun fading; two horizontal cracks towards head spine edge; some chipping to head and tail spine bedges; mildly splayed boards; rubbed corners and slight fraying to head edge; text block has age toned exterior edges; broken hinges, as is; interior edges show some moisture staining; previous owner's name to title page; slight text in marker to title page an some interior pages, as is; profusely illustrated;.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2012. Limited Edition, #784/1865. Quarto, 512 pages; VG; bound in fine ox-blood cowhide with bright gilt spine title; housed in a VG red cloth slipcase with matching black and gilt tooling; front cover has gilt and black tooling; gilt text block; silk ribbon; silk endpapers; Illustrated with Photographs by Mathew Brady and Color plates by Ogden, Thulstrup, Davidson & others; limited to 1,865 copies, of which this is number 784; with limitation page and matching loose limitation sheet; shelved case 7.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2014. Octavo, 577 pages; VG; bound in fine dark green genuine leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt decorative motif to covers; gilt text block; marbled endpapers; housed in a matching VG publisher's slipcase; fold-out map of Valley of the Virginia at rear; shelved case 7.
New York: Published by the Author, 1870. First Edition. Small Quarto, 94 pages, 17 illustrated plates with tissue guards; G+; fully bound in green cloth, front cover and spine have gilt lettering, front cover and back cover have profuse gilt tooling and rulers; binding has moderate wear along the top and bottom edges, with fraying at the top of the spine and a small chunk missing from the bottom of the spine, has bumping and fraying on the fore edge corners, has minor rubbing and discoloration on both covers; pages have gilt along the edges of the text block, have age toning and a consistent blotch at the bottom edge, have minor to moderate detachment throughout the book, contains a large fold-out reference guide; shelved case 1.
Jackson: Mississippi Commission on the War Between the States, 1962. first edition. Octavo; G/G+; light gray/blue spine with black text; dust jacket is covered w/mylar and has moderate wear on exterior, mostly on rear; minor wear along edges with small chips at corners; price clipped front flap; light foxing along fore edges; cloths have slight wear on exterior & along edges, mores so at joints; panels are strong & intact; text blocks have slight wear on exterior edges; text pages are unmarked; pp 621-624 are loose, but still present; otherwise pages have good binding; unmarked pages; pp 636. Inscribed to Sen George L. Radcliffe by John D. Holland, Mayor of Vicksburg, Mississippi in 1962.
Charlottesville: Historical Publishing Co., 1936. Octavo; Reprinted from the New York, 1869 edition; Fair; Hardcover; Spine, brown with white print; Boards in brown cloth with white print, tattered corners and spine caps, tear to rear at top of hinge, light scratches, fading, peripheral soiling, stain on spine and rear top edge, shelfwear; Text block has spotting to edges, tanning to endpapers, cracked front and rear hinges, shaken binding, missing rear flyleaf, hinge tear at top of title page, foxing throughout, red pencil scrawls on final page and rear pastedown, moisture stains at fore edge of some pages; 376 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
Cleveland: Western Reserve Historical Society, 1989. Quarto (oblong); VG-/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with white print; DJ has 3-inch tear at bottom edge of spine, tear to front lower flap corner, edgewear, mild shelfwear; Boards quarter bound with blue cloth to spine and grey cloth to boards, slight wear to spine tail, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; "The James E. Taylor Sketchbook"-- Cover title; 631 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Washington: The Neale Company, Publishers, 1900. First Edition. 8vo., 307pp.; G+; spine tan with brown lettering; bound in light brown cloth, black stamped pictorial, gilt stamped lettering; some shelfwear, peeling to cloth on head and tail of spine; minor bumping to corners, peeling; missing ffep; age-toning to pages, mild wear from page handling; writing to front and rear pastedowns; shelved case 1.
St. Louis, MO: R.P. Studley and Co., 1864. Booklet [5x8]; pp 44; G-/paperback; grayish tan spine without text; covers has modest wear to exterior; some chips to edges and corners; mild rubbing to joints; intact panels; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; mild creases to tail fore corners;.
Wendell: Broadfoot's Bookmark, 1982. Octavo; G- Hardcovers; Gray spines with Gold text; Boards strong, some separation between spines and textblocks, some edgewear, slight shelfwear, rubbing to corners; Textblocks are warped and water-stained save Volume 5, slight age toning, gray smudging along tail edge of textblocks, Volume 2 has foxing along fore edge, Volume 3 has foxing along fore edge, Volume 4 pages very stiff and stick together easily, foxing along fore edge, Volume 5 has foxing along fore edge; Volume 1 783 pp, Volume 2 807 pp, Volume 3 761 pp, Volume 4 772 pp, Volume 5 859 pp; 5 Volumes.
Gaithersburg, Maryland: Butternut Press, Inc., 1985. Facsimile reprint of 1896 edition inscribed by Author's Granddaughter. Hardcover octavo with dust jacket, both in Very Good + condition. Inscribed by author's granddaughter, Rosalie Goodhart Dietz, on second front endpaper. Also included is an invitation to meet the Mrs. Goodhart Dietz at a book signing. Otherwise no markings to text and pages are clean. Binding is tight. Minimal shelf wear. Dust jacket is nicely protected and maintained by a transparent mylar book jacket cover. Illustrated with B&W photos, illustrations, and maps throughout. 243 pp. All else is very good. - [Transferred from Dupont to Rockville 6/20/2016].
Mississippi Historical Society, 1916. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red without print; Rebound boards in red cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block has cracked rear hinge, else clean and tight; Series and publisher information from penciled note on title page; paged 479-623, frontispiece (port.).
New York: Carleton, 1863. First Edition. Octavo, 414 pages; VG-; Spine green with gilt text; Bumping and shelf-wear. Rubbing to corners of cloth-bound boards and abrasions to spine ends. Spine is cracked at pp 195; signature is coming loose but still attached. Creases to endpapers and offsetting to text. Very scarce; shelved case 1.
Atlanta, GA: National Publishing Company, 1870. First Edition. Octavo, 732 pages; G-; quarter bound in brown leather, paneled spine has gilt lettering and tooling; binding has heavy wear along the top and bottom edges, has bumping and minor fraying on the fore edge corners, both boards have heavy rubbing, with moderate cracking on the front cover, has cracking and creasing along the sides of the spine; pages have heavy age toning, have minor detachment in the first several pages, have dust build up and blotching along the edges of the text block, has regular creasing and dog-earing; contains 3 fold out maps and 10 full page maps; marbled endpapers; shelved case 1.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1927/1931. First Edition. Octavo, 499/583 pages; VG/VG; fully bound in black cloth, spines and front covers have gilt lettering; binding of volume one has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, with minor fraying on the top of the spine, has minor bumping on the fore edge corners; binding of volume two has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has minor bumping on the fore edge corners, has discoloration and adhesive residue on the spine; pages of both volumes have minor age toning, top edge of volume one has moderate dust build up; shelved above Colonial History.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 317 pages, VG-/VG; white DJ, red and black lettering: overall mild wear to DJ, "$23.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, red cloth spine, black matte paper boards: mild bumping to tail and bottom corners of boards; light age-toning to text-block, light foxing to top, small stain to fore-edge, very mild chipping to bottom edges of pages 165-174 visible to bottom of text-block; interior clean; INSCRIBED by Wills to title page; shelved Case 1.
Chicago: The Craig Press, 1890. Octavo; pp 129; G; red spine with dark gilt lettering; very scarce; cloth shows rubbed and sunned exterior, some fraying to fore and spine edges, slight dampstaining toward edges, however boards intact; text block has darkened to fore edges due to age, slightly cocked spine first end paper is loose, cracking to front and rear hinges, interior light marks on page 129; else good;.
New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1872. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Brown fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have shelf wear, rubbing on edges, tears on spine edges, bumping on corners, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has light wear on edges and damp staining on bottom corner of edges, cracking on inner hinges, Ex-library bookplate on front paste down, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 272.
New York: The Review of Reviews Co., 1911. Large Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Blue spines with gold text; 10 Volumes; Boards have sunned and moderately rubbed exteriors, all volumes have rubbing at corner & spine edges; Text blocks show shelf wear along edges due to age and handling with some age toning around edges, v. 1 has 1.5 inch tear at tail edge of rear end paper, v. 3 has cracking along front hinge from binding, v. 5 has 2.5 inch tear toward tail edge of page 286 and v. 6 has almost detached spine from binding at front hinge as a result several pages are cracking away from binding, but none are missing; pp 3488.
New York, NY: The Review of Reviews Co., 1912. US Printing. Qto(s). VG-/ - no DJs. 10 VOLUME SET. spine are much yellowed along spine, with faded titling but discernible lettering at close proximity. roughened spine ends, edges and corners. superficial wear to the front boards, blind-stamped decoratively on each volume front board. Volume 1 - The Opening Battles, interior foxed some, 369 pp. Volume 2 - Two Years of Grim War, foxing present on final rear sheets, ffep, 353 pp, Volume 3 - The Decisive Battles, neat interior, 353 pp., Volume 4 - The Cavalry, 336 pp., Volume 5 - Forts and Artillery, fep binding visible slightly. 322 pp., Volume 6 - The Navies, 322 pp. Volume 7 - Prisons and Hospitals, lightly foxed rearmost sheets and ffep. 352 pp. Volume 8 - Soldier Life Secret Service, 383 pp. Volume 9 - Poetry and Eloquence of Blue and Gray, 353 pp. Volume 10 - Armies and Leaders, weakened front hinge, 358 pp. profusely illustrated among the decoratively bordered textblock sheets. head-edge of each volume in this set is gilded. as is. COMPLETE IN 10 VOLUMES.
Atlanta: William R. Scaife, 1983. Large Octavo; pp 43; VG-; burgundy spine without text; no jacket; cloth has mild wear to exterior; silver titles and borders to front; strong, intact boards; text block show light shelf wear to exterior edges; patterned endpapers; interior clean; illustrated; signed by author;.
Falls Church, VA: Higher Education Publications, 2004. 700/900. Large Octavo; pp 302; VG/VG-; gray spine with yellow text; limited to 999 copies, this is no. 700; dust jacket has slight rubbing to edges; light wear to exterior; cloth is clean; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; profusely illustrated; signed by author.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2003. Limited Edition. Quarto, 267 pages; VG; bound in fine dark blue genuine leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt decorative motif on covers, front cover with a tipped-on glossy color-plate illustration; gilt text blocks; silk endpapers; silk ribbons; bookplate on verso of ffep; SIGNED on limitation page by Don Troiani; laid loose within is the certificate of authenticity; shelved easton press.
San Francisco/New York: Grabhorn Press/Random House, 1931. Limited Edition [#886/980]. 4to., 142 pp., VG-/no DJ; quarter-bound, gilt lettering to brown title label affixed to black cloth spine, blue paper boards; general shelfwear, bumping with material loss to corners of boards, star pattern to boards faded yet visible; age-toning and waving to text-block, beveled fore- and bottom-edges; ex libris bookplate to front paste-down; notations in pencil to bfep and back paste-down; very mild age-staining to front endpapers; SIGNED by Angelo stated to limitation page, No. 886 out of 980 copies, most of which were unsigned; shelved front table.
New York: American News Company, 1866. First Edition. Octavo, 447 pages; G+; fully bound in green cloth, spine has gilt lettering; binding has wear along the top and bottom edges with chipping at the top and bottom of the spine and fraying on the fore edge corners, spine has heavy rubbing and discoloration, has bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have age-toning and minor detachment from pages 192-215; has an ex libris plate on the inner front board; shelved civil war.
New York: Payson & Clarke Ltd., 1929. First Edition. Octavo, 474 pages; VG-; fully bound in red cloth, spine has heavily faded gilt lettering; binding has mild wear along the top and bottom edges, has severe detachment on the inner gutter of the front board; pages have rd coloring along the top edge, have minor age-toning; includes several full plates; illustrated endpapers; shelved Civil War.
n.p. Henning Borek, n.d. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; burgundy spines with gilt text; numbered, limited edition; this is copy no. 762; owner Leo Montalto; 2 volumes in soft vinyl binders; binders have slight rubbing wear to exteriors; light sticker residue to spine tail edges and rear covers; text blocks consist of pages secured with plastic covered screw post bindings; profusely illustrated; ex-library stamp to inside front coverss; pages guarded with descriptive acetate overlays; some illustrations in mylar pouches; interior clean;.
Philadelphia: Frank Desilver, 1854. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Brown leather spine with black label and gilded text. Boards have wear, rubbing on edges, bumping on corners, cracking on ends of joints, rear joints have small open tears, front is sprung, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear on edges, foxing on some pages, previous bookstore's label on front paste down, cracking on front inner hinges, dog eared on a few pages, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 303.
Boston: Griffith-Stillings Press, 1903. Larger Octavo; pp 539; G+; navy blue spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has moderate wear to exterior; decorative scroll to front; some rubbing wear to spine edges; lightly rubbed corners; strong boards; text block has lightly toned edges; fronyispiece with tissue guard; light foxing to tissue; illustrated; good binding;.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1893. 264/1000. Octavo; pp 353; G+/no-DJ; tan spine with black text to paper label; number 269 of 1000 limited, numbered copies; large paper edition; 1/4 cloth binding shows slight wear to exterior; some rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; top edge gilt; deckled fore edge; interior lightly toned; frontispiece with tissue guard; slight offset to title page from frontispiece; uncut pages; illustrated.
Atlanta: William R. Scaife, 1989. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 125; VG-; dark green spine with gilt text; no jacket; limited edition, number 230; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong, intact boards; text block show light foxing to exterior fore and head edges; interior clean; illustrated; signed by author;.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1880. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black cloth, toning to spine, wear to corners and spine caps, mild shelfwear; Text block has surface tears to front pastedown, small tear to rear flyleaf bottom corner, cracked hinges front and rear, spine break at p. 450, age-toning to paper; v, 752 pages. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions.
Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1971. Octavo; VG/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with red and black print; DJ has mild edgewear, slight smudging, small tear to front bottom flap fold; Boards in red cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Textblock has name in ink on front flyleaf, otherwise clean and tight; ix, 209 pages, illustrated with b&w plates.
Hillsdale, Mich. W. E. Allen & Co., 1887. First Edition. large 8vo., 705pp.; VG; bound in light brown cloth, gilt lettering and vignette on spine, black lettering and gilt vignette on front cover; mild shelfwear; reinforcement to gutters of endpapers; color alternate title-page; boards protected with a mylar covering; interior clean; mild age-toning to pages; shelved front case or civil war.
Gaithersburg, MD: Ron R. Sickle Military Books, 1987. Reprint (Orig. 1887). thick 8vo. NF-/ - no DJ. brown leatherette HC spine, bold gilt capitals for tilting centered thrice, segmented by four decorative gilt bands. a facsimile reprint of the original 1887 edition. excellent sharply cornered panels, tightly bound textblock, with b/w figures. 737 pp. ISBN # 0943261120.