Rahway, NJ: Harrrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1932. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 480 pp., VG-/G+; orange border to blue pictorial DJ, orange (faded) and navy blue lettering to spine; wear to covers, closed tears to edges of DJ; chipping with material loss to head and tail of spine and corners of covers; 1/2" closed tear to top edge of front cover, closed tear with chipping to top edge of back cover; 1" tear to top of fore-edge between front cover and front flap, with another slighter smaller closed tear towards middle of said fore-edge; 1" tear to top of fore-edge between back cover and back flap, flap remains firmly attached to DJ; First Edition, First State DJ: price uncut "2.50" to front flap; Kay Boyle the first author advertised to back cover; light brown cloth boards, navy blue lettering to spine, orange lettering to front board; cocking to spine, slight cocking to boards, boards slightly shaken, no shelf lean, binding sturdy; bumping/fraying with slight material loss to head and tail of spine and corners of boards; vertical creasing to spine; mild wear to boards (e.g., slight age-toning to top edges of boards); mild staining/wear to red top, stippled fore-edge, age-toning/wear to text-block; pictorial title page; First Edition, First Printing: published October 1951, "FIRST PRINTING" stated to copyright page; "Jefferson" rather than "Mottsville" to p. 340, l. 1; shelved Case 2.
London: John Murray, 1844. First Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; 3/4 bound in calf, paneled spines with gilt lettering and tooling, marbled boards; library bookplate to front pastedowns of both volumes; Large folding map of "The United States" present, some minor repair; lacking publisher's ads; includes frontispieces and illustrated title pages in both volumes; interior clean; LM consignment; shelved case 1.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1911. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 313 pages; G-; bound in publisher's burgundy cloth, gilt lettering to front board, faded gilt lettering to spine; spine faded; binding loosening, with webbing showing on front endpapers; Signed calling card pasted to front pastedown, signed by Booker T. Washington at the Tuskegee Institute, Alabama, February 23, 1915; AM consignment; shelved case 5 or window.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1881,1882,1883,1884,1887,1903,1906,1907, Mixed editions. Small Octavo; VG; Navy blue spines with gilt text; 16 volumes: The Antietam and Fredericksburg F.W. Palfrey], pp 228; The March to the Sea-Franklin and Nashville [Jacob D. Cox], pp 265; The Virginia Campaign of 1864 and 1865 [A.A. Humphreys], pp 451; The Mississippi [F.V. Greene], pp 276; The Army Under Pope [John C. Ropes], pp 229; The Blockade and the Cruisers, [J.R. Soley] pp 257; Chancellorsville and Gettysburg [A. Doubleday], pp 243; From Fort Henry to Corinth [M.F. Forge], pp 204; The Gulf and Inland Waters [A.T. Mahan], pp 267; The Outbreak of Rebellion [John G. Nicolay], pp 220; The Shenandoah Valley in 1864 [George E. Pond], pp 287; The Peninsula [Alexander S. Webb], pp 219; Statistical Record [Frederick Phisterer], pp 343; The Army of the Cumberland [Henry M. Cist], pp 289; Atlanta [Jacob D. Cox], pp 274; The Atlantic Coast [Daniel Ammen], pp 273; cloths have slight rubbing to exterior and edges, corners and spine edges lightly faded, boards are strong and intact; text blocks have slight darkening to exterior edges, previous owner's book plates and names to pastedowns and end papers, 3 inch tear to front end paper of The Army Under Pope; interiors unmarked; SHELVED IN AISLE 9; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Will H. Coleman, 1885. First Edition. 10mo; G/No jacket; Spine is brick colored without text; Front cover torn from spine, but present; Original red brick printed wrappers, with map included, as issued; Very rare in first state wrappers and rarer with original map; Map has been repaired and reinforced at the folds; Originally sold at New Orleans Exposition, includes blind stamp of news-stand vendor "Crescent News Co." and price stamp on front fly. 324 pages. Book is in a bag.
New York: William Morrow and Co., 1936. First Edition. 4to., 30 plates, 97pp.; VG; age darkened tan cloth, title in dark red on spine and front board; some rubbing to boards, slight fraying to corners; interior slightly age-toned; previous owners name on ffep; Contains 30 beautiful watercolor plates by Alice R.H. Smith, with the hitherto unpublished memoirs of her father, of the time immediately preceding the Civil War. Narrative by Herbert R. Sass.; PG consignment; shelved case 1.
New York: New Directions, 1947. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 171 pp., VG-/G; pink DJ, spine faded a grayish-pink, black lettering clear and legible, white lettering age-toned golden brown; chipping with material loss to head of spine, top and bottom edges of front cover, corners; tail of spine chipped off; front flap detached from front cover; closed tears along fore-edge of back cover yet back flap remains attached; approx. 2" tear to middle of fore-edge of front cover; age-toning mostly to flaps of covers; "$2.75" to front flap; DJ protected by mylar; pink matte paper boards, cover design identical to DJ; moderate bumping with superficial material loss and/or creasing to head and tail of spine, corners, and edges; bumping with creasing to top edge of front board; mild overall fading, lettering clear and legible, cover art affected yet bright; moderate age-toning to text-block, waving to tail of text-block; approx. 2" closed tear to title page, text to copyright page (verso of title page) somewhat affected yet legible; creasing to corners of leaves, very occasional minor staining to interior (text unaffected); shelved Case 0.
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.
St. Louis, MO: author, 1904. first edition. Oblong octavo in burgundy cloth hardcovers with gold letters; VG; boards with some soiling and discoloration; strong binding; paper slightly faded; dusty edges; contains 286 pages of full size photographs, with frontispiece in color; in good condition; shelved under Review Table or Alcove.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1972. First Book Club Edition. 8vo., 288 pp., VG/VG-; white DJ, tan and blue lettering to spine; general wear/mild age-toning to covers, "CONROY" in tan lettering to spine faded yet legible; chipping and closed tears to head and tail of spine; chipping with slight material loss to corners, creasing to fore-edges of covers; "Book Club Edition" stated to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards, white lettering to spine; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine; mild wear to boards; age-toning/scattered foxing to text-block, beveled fore-edge; shelved Case 13.
Salem, MA: Higginson Book Co., 2006, 2007. Mixed Editions. Small Quarto; pp 1124; VG-/no-DJ; blue spines with gilt text; 2 volumes: Vol. 1, An Epic Prose Elegy: A Substudy of Sunset and Dusk of the Blue and the Gray; Vol. 2, An Epic Prose Elegy; full title The North's Last Boys in Blue: Last Living Chapter of the American Civil War; cloths show light sunning to spines; strong boards; text blocks have light spotting to exterior edges; interiors clean; frontispieces; profusely illustrated; signed by author; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Boston: Cummings, Hilliard, and Co., 1826. First edition. Tall octavo in dark brown 3/4 hardcovers; condition: Good; boards show some shelf wear and fraying around edges and spine; front and back gutters loosening but not affecting binding; penciled inscription on ffep; inside boards soiling and foxed; paper discolored with some offsetting; text clean; pp. 395; shelved in Case # 1.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1921. First limited edition. Octavo; pp 318; G-; light green slightly sun faded spine with dark green lettering; cloth shows minor wear to exterior and corners, slight fraying to head and tail spine edges, boards intact; text block has darkened slight to fore edges, shaken spine with cracking to binding toward front pages, few loose pages due to cracking, slight foxing toward head edges of text pages, decked fore edges; interior clean;.
Chicago and New York: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1928. Octavo; VG-; dark brown spines with raised text; 5 volumes - vol. 1 - 418 pp, vol. 2 - 458 pp, vol. 3 - 376 pp, vol. 4 - 371 pp, and vol. 5 - 379 pp; cloths have minor wear and light smudges to exteriors, edges, slight wear and some fraying to head and tail spine edges, light bumping to fore corners; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Verona: McClure Printing Company, 1983. Octavo; VG/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with black print; DJ has slight smudging/shelfwear, otherwise clean and bright; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Textblock clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; 82 pages, illustrated.
Albany, NY: Joel Munsell's Sons, Publishers, 1902. First Edition. Octavo; pp 249; g/no-DJ; green spine with gilt lettering; cloth has lightly sunned exterior; some rubbing to corners; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; previous owner's name to ffep; light pencil throughout text.
Santa Monica: Carlyle Press, 2006. First edition. 4to., unpaginated; VG; bound in brown cloth, blue lettering on spine, photo inset to front cover; mild shelfwear; interior clean; SIGNED flat by the Mark Swope on the title page; First edition of this photography book which takes as its subject a pre-Katrina New Orleans; shelved front table.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1917. First limited edition. Octavo; pp 386; G+; light green slightly sun faded spine with red lettering; cloth shows minor wear to exterior and corners, slight soiling to boards, however boards intact; text block has darkened slight to fore edges, cracking to binding at pp 8-9, 208-9, previous owner's name and book plated to front pastedown, embossed stamp of former bookshop to title page, decked fore edges; interior clean;.
Hampton, Virginia: Virginia Numismatic Association, 1968, 1969. Mixed editions. Quarto; pp 237+265; G+/G; Beige spines with brown text; 2 volumes; numbered copies, vol. 1 is number 668 of 300 numbered copies starting with number 501; vol. 2 is number 186 of 1000 numbered copies; dust jackets have slight rubbing to exteriors, vol. 1 has tape mending to inside front, chipping to edges and corners, sticker to flaps, slight sun fading to exteriors; cloths have slight rubbing and scratches, slight sunning to exterior; text blocks show very slight wear to exterior edges, interiors clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Richmond: The William Byrd Press, Inc., 1930. 8vo., 337pp.; VG-; bound in maroon cloth, spine maroon with faded gilt lettering, bright gilt lettering on front board; small stains to spine, mild wear to corners, head and tail of spine; inscription on front pastedown; ffep slight loose at gutter; sections uncut; interior clean; fore and lower edges of text block deckled; contains a list of 17th century physicians, appendix of John Banister's catalogue of seventeenth century Virginia plants, and an index in rear; shelved colonial history or Virginia.
n.p. The National Historical Society, 2008. Facsimile Reprints. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; red spines with gilt text; 4 volumes in 6 books: Vol. 1, Parts 1 and 2, General History; vol. 2, Maryland and Virginia; vol. 3, Parts 1 and 2, Virginia, vol. 4, North Carolina; cloths show slight wear; strong boards, silver toned design to fronts; text blocks have very slight wear to exterior edges, interiors clean; tight bindings; Shelved above Civil War History.
Baton Rouge: Beauregard Press, 1977. First limited edition (#1576 of 3300 copies); signed. Folio in ivory cloth hardcovers with black and white DJ in brodart; VG/VG; DJ shows some shelf wear protected by brodart; boards with slight foxing; ex-libris plate on ffep; photos on glossy paper; pp. 128; shelved Front Table.
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.
Memphis, Tenn. ArtsMemphis, 2008. First Edition. oblong 4to., 244 pp., VG-/VG; DJ, brown spine, white lettering: mild wear to DJ (mostly light scratching to covers, lettering to front cover very slightly affected); brown cloth boards, silver lettering: light scratching to front board, spine cracked between verso of ffep and tissue guard protecting half-title page (boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy); SIGNED by Riss to title page, dated 10/2008; shelved Front Table.
Golden Glow Publishing Company, 1977. Second Printing. Octavo; VG/G+; volume 1 has yellow spine, black lettering; volume 2 has white spine, black lettering; volume 3 has green spine, black lettering; all volumes' dust jackets have significant shelfwear, significant edgewear, general soiling, open and closed tears along head and tail edges, closed tears and rubbing on fore edges, rubbing and open tears on fore corners, open tears and chipping on spine edges, spines sun toned; all volumes' boards strong, minor shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on hinges, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, spines slightly sun toned, interiors age toned; all volumes' text blocks age toned, very light soiling on exterior edges; volume 1 dust jacket has tape on front fore edge and spine and read head edge, cup ring stain on front; volume 2 dust jacket has tape on front fore edge; volume 3 dust jacket price cut; inscriptions by author on front end papers; 3 volumes [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
Austin and London: University of Texas Press, 1979. Quarto; pp 363; G/no-DJ; dark yellow spine with gilt text to black strip; cloth shows slight fraying to corners; lightly sunned exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; lightly toned interior; illustrated endpapers.
Chapel Hill, NC: Chapel Hill Press Inc., 2006. Two 4to hardcovers in slipcase. VG+. Ex-Library of Congress- each has barcode sticker on dedication page. Interiors otherwise pristine,minor bumping to spine, some residue on back boards where price sticker was removed. Light shelfwear, bumping to one corner of slipcase. Vol. One 297 pp. 1880849836. Vol. Two 332 pp. 1880849836. [Gilt text on blue spines. In cases.].
New York: Random House, 1958, 1963, 1974. Large octavo; G/G; green/beige, red/beige, blue/beige spines with red & blue text; 3 volumes - 1. Fort Sumter to Perryville, 2. Fredericksburg to Meridian, & 3. Red River to Appomattox; dust jackets have slight wear on exteriors and covered w/mylar; edges & corners show most wear; small tears & frays along edges; slightly sunned spines & fore edges; vols. 1 & 2 have light foxing on exteriors; cloths have wear on exterior & edges; spines are slightly foxed; panes are intact with strong planks; text blocks have some foxing on exterior edges; first & last few pages have light foxing; previous owner's name on ffep; vol. 1 has slight cracking along front hinge between first few pages; otherwise, text pages are all intact w/ good, secure binding; pp 2934. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Derby & Jackson, 1841. first edition. Thick quarto in dark brown embossed leather with gilt on cover and on embossed spine; Good+; strong boards with moderate soiling around edges; gold and green decorated flaps; ffeps inscribed with various signatures and discolored; paper discolored particularly back of portraits; some pages have a long tear; external edges sunned; text clean; pp. 511; shelved in room 12.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1949. Second printing. Octavo; pp 328; VG-/G; Reddish-brown/navy spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior, slight chipping to corners and edges, price clipping to front flap, covered with mylar; cloth has clean, strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges, previous owner's name to ffep, interior has light pencil toward mid text;.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1956. First printing. Octavo; pp 615; VG-/G; Tan spine with navy and dark red text; odd volume; with maps; dust jacket is covered with mylar has slight wear to exterior, slight sunning to spine and toward edges, minor wear to edges, price clipped front flap; cloth has minimal wear to exterior and edges; text block shows darkening to exterior edges, interior clean;.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1932. first edition. Octavo; G/G-; Off-white/black spine with black text; dust jacket is covered with mylar; head & tail edges of dj has small tears and slight fraying; spine is moderately sunned; cloth is clean with slight wear due to handling; lightly sunned head edge; panels are strong, clean & intact; text block shows slight wear & minor toning at edges due to age; previous owner's name on ffep; otherwise pages are unmarked w/ tight binding; deckled fore edge; pp 690.
New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1937. first edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Yellow spine with black text; 2 volumes; Cloths are covered with custom wrappers with mylar overlay and have moderately sunned spines but otherwise have clean, sturdy and intact panels; Text blocks show slight toning on exterior edge with shadow toning between pastedowns & end papers on vol. 2, otherwise unmarked pages and tight bindings; deckled edges; quite good condition; pp 783 [both vols.].
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1954. first edition. Octavo; G/G-; beige spine with dark brown text; dust jacket is covered w/ mylar plastic and shows some wear on exterior; lightly age toned edges & staining at spine tail edge; but clean and intact; chipping at fore corners; cloth has clean, unmarked exterior; panels are strong and sturdy; text block has light wear on exterior edges, due to age & handling; text pages are crisp & unmarked; tight binding; pp 537.
Tampa: D. P. Davis Properties, 1926. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; tan and black spine with black text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, staining, rubbing, edgewear, slight tearing at head and tail of hinges; boards are strong, rubbing along tail edges; textblock has age toning, staining around edges, otherwise clean; pp 324.
Hasting House: American Guide Series, 1941. Octavo. VG/no DJ - hardback. Age-toned brown spine with red text/title; boards are strong and mostly clean aside from some scattered light staining; stamp on the back pastedown; binding is strong but inner hinge is slightly loosened; moisture exposure staining on the fore-edge; textblock is clean. Pp. 746.
St. Augustine, FL: The Record Company, 1909. First Edition. Octavo; G+/No jacket hardcover; Red spine with black lettering; Covers have some wear and staining on both sides, edges of boards are beginning to fray lightly, mainly at the spine and corners; Binding is sturdy, though there is some cracking at the gutters near the end papers; Text block is age toned but clean; 234 pages.
El Paso: Carl Hertzog, Texas Western Press, 1955. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, gold with green print; Boards in gold cloth with green print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, mildly cocked spine, cloth torn along rear hinge, slight spotting and shelfwear; Textblock has owner label and embossed stamp on endpapers, otherwise clean interior; Signed in ink by the author on front flyleaf; xi, 159 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1993. first edition. Octavo; VG/VG; black/beige spine with white text; dust jacket is covered w/ mylar plastic and shows minimal wear on exterior; clean and intact; cloth spine & paper boards are strong with clean, unmarked exterior; text block has light wear on exterior edges; text pages are crisp & unmarked; tight binding; deckled fore edge; pp 433.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; tan spine with orange and green text; jacket has minor shelfwear; boards are strong, white spotting along spine, small gap between spine head and textblock; textblock has edgewear, spotting along fore edge, small picture drawn on tail edge, otherwise clean; pp 243.