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UNCLE TOM’S CABIN; OR, LIFE AMONG THE LOWLY

UNCLE TOM’S CABIN; OR, LIFE AMONG THE LOWLY

By Harriet Beecher Stowe. Sampson Low, Son & Co.: London, 1853. One volume edition. 560pp., ills. Blind stamped blue cloth, gilt edges & cover illus., with attractive gilt embossed spine.… (804-91). Learn More »

THE AFRICAN REPOSITORY (AMERICAN COLONIZATION SOCIETY) – JANUARY, 1854

THE AFRICAN REPOSITORY (AMERICAN COLONIZATION SOCIETY) – JANUARY, 1854

The African Repository was the official journal of the American Colonization Society. Henry Clay served as the Society’s president from 1836 to 1849, and its directors included former US Presidents… (337-281). Learn More »

THE AFRICAN REPOSITORY (AMERICAN COLONIZATION SOCIETY) – JULY, 1859

THE AFRICAN REPOSITORY (AMERICAN COLONIZATION SOCIETY) – JULY, 1859

The African Repository was the official journal of the American Colonization Society. Henry Clay served as the Society’s president from 1836 to 1849, and its directors included former US Presidents… (337-280). Learn More »

REGISTER OF THE OFFICERS AND CADETS OF THE U.S. MILITARY ACADEMY, JUNE, 1830

REGISTER OF THE OFFICERS AND CADETS OF THE U.S. MILITARY ACADEMY, JUNE, 1830

West Point, N.Y.: United States Military Academy Printing Office, 1830.  22 pp. Rare. Excellent condition, with a very few minor scattered spots of foxing. There is a very slight crease at the upper… (337-283). Learn More »

THE LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN

THE LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN

Published by T.B. Peterson & Brothers, Philadelphia, 1864. 187pp. Wraps, with pages mostly uncut. Exhibits light soiling & minor chipping of covers, with the front one detached. Else VG. A… (337-214). Learn More »

WATERLOO: ETUDE ED LA CAMPAGNE DE 1815

WATERLOO: ETUDE ED LA CAMPAGNE DE 1815

By Lt. Colonel, Prince Edouard De La Tour D’Auverne. Published by Henri Plon, Paris, 1870. French language. 440pp., colored maps & plans. Front eps owner label: “Henry C. McLean”. Green… (611-45). Learn More »

THE LIFE OF ISAAC WALTON

THE LIFE OF ISAAC WALTON

By Thomas Zouch, Prebendary of Durham. Published by Septimus Prowett, London, 1823. 93pp., ills. Full. Blue lea., , measuring 11.5 x 8.5”, with gilt edges, and exquisitely gilt trimmed cover and… (731-440). Learn More »

THE BLACK HAWK WAR

THE BLACK HAWK WAR

By Frank E. Stevens. Published by Frank E. Stevens, Chicago, IL, 1903. 323pp., maps, ills. Black buckram, measuring 10.5 x 7”, with gilt cover lettering & white spine label. Front eps owner… (731-435). Learn More »

THE LAND OF THE GOLDEN TRADE [West African “Guinea Coast”]

THE LAND OF THE GOLDEN TRADE [West African “Guinea Coast”]

By John Lang. Published by T.C. & E.C. Black, London, 1910. 315pp., 12 colored ills. Full green calf, measuring 8 x 5.5” with marbled edges, gilt trimmed cover & spine, red lea. spine label,… (731-443). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR POLITICAL HUMOR - ANTI-COPPERHEAD SATIRE "THE NEW GOSPEL OF PEACE, ACCORDING TO ST. BENJAMIN. BOOK SECOND"

CIVIL WAR POLITICAL HUMOR - ANTI-COPPERHEAD SATIRE "THE NEW GOSPEL OF PEACE, ACCORDING TO ST. BENJAMIN. BOOK SECOND"

ANTI-COPPERHEAD SATIRE "THE NEW GOSPEL OF PEACE, ACCORDING TO ST. BENJAMIN. BOOK SECOND" (37-143). Learn More »

$200.00
Originally $225.00

FIVE HUNDRED DAYS IN REBEL PRISONS

FIVE HUNDRED DAYS IN REBEL PRISONS

By Charles Fosdick… Formerly Company K, 5th Iowa Volunteers. Chicago: Chicago Electrotype and Stereotype Co., 1887. Wraps, 118pp., ills., 7.5 x 5.25". Missing covers. Chipped at the extremities.… (460-359). Learn More »

PENNSYLVANIA AT GETTYSBURG, VOL. 4 – 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG

PENNSYLVANIA AT GETTYSBURG, VOL. 4 – 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG

The final volume of a four part series by the Pennsylvania Monument commission, published in 1939. 464pp., ills., fldg. Pictures. Ex-library, with “Ocean City, Free Public Library, Ocean City,… (635-85). Learn More »

THE DIVIDING LINE BETWEEN FEDERAL AND LOCAL AUTHORITY BY STEPHEN A. DOUGLAS

THE DIVIDING LINE BETWEEN FEDERAL AND LOCAL AUTHORITY BY STEPHEN A. DOUGLAS

This 1859 booklet is a re-printing of an article that appeared in Harper’s Magazine during that year 1859, and also in the New York Times, in the August 27, 1859 edition.  40 pp.; New York: Harper… (337-244). Learn More »

RELATIONS OF STATES – 1860 SPEECH GIVEN BY JEFFERSON DAVIS IN THE US SENATE

RELATIONS OF STATES – 1860 SPEECH GIVEN BY JEFFERSON DAVIS IN THE US SENATE

“Relations of States. SPEECH OF THE HON. JEFFERSON DAVIS, OF MISSISSIPPI, Delivered in the Senate of the United States, May 7th, 1860. On the Resolutions submitted by him on 1st of March, 1860.” … (337-234). Learn More »

IMPORTANT GENERAL LAWS PASSED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF PENNSYLVANIA, SESSION OF 1864

IMPORTANT GENERAL LAWS PASSED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF PENNSYLVANIA, SESSION OF 1864

“Important General Laws, Passed at the Session of 1864; Together with the Supplements thereto, passed at the Extra Session: Embracing the Military Bill, with Supplements; Revenue Bill, with… (337-235). Learn More »

THE OLD FRANKLIN ALMANAC NO. 3, FOR 1864

THE OLD FRANKLIN ALMANAC NO. 3, FOR 1864

Published by Haslett & Winch, No. 320 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia. 52 pp.  19 pages are devoted entirely to “A CHRONICLE OF THE GREAT REBELLION AGAINST THE UNITED STATES. Continued from the… (337-241). Learn More »

ELEVEN BOOKS FROM THE PERSONAL LIBRARY OF ROBERT E. LEE, JR. - 2 SIGNED, 2 INSCRIBED TO HIM AS PRESENTATION COPIES

ELEVEN BOOKS FROM THE PERSONAL LIBRARY OF ROBERT E. LEE, JR. - 2 SIGNED, 2 INSCRIBED TO HIM AS PRESENTATION COPIES

Book list as follows:   [1] Justin McCarthy, A HISTORY OF OUR TIMES: From the Accession of Queen Victoria to the General Election of 1880. New York: Harper & Bros, n.d. 2 vol.s. 559, 682pp. Green… (75-620). Learn More »

$750.00
Originally $1,000.00

REVISED U.S. ARMY REGULATIONS OF 1861, WITH ID

REVISED U.S. ARMY REGULATIONS OF 1861, WITH ID

Published by Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1863. Presentation inscription, front eps, in ink: “W. Cuyler Lincoln / January 4th 1866 /  From H. Whiting / Washington D.C.”  Flower… (783-18). Learn More »

CAST BRONZE LINCOLN CABIN BOOKENDS

CAST BRONZE LINCOLN CABIN BOOKENDS

A pair of cast bronze bookends showing the image of the Lincoln birthplace cabin. The cabin, trees and grass had been highlighted in color when this set was manufactured. Located on the reverse side… (30-1758). Learn More »

WAR-TIME PAMPHLET BY THE LOYAL PUBLICATION SOCIETY OF NEW YORK

WAR-TIME PAMPHLET BY THE LOYAL PUBLICATION SOCIETY OF NEW YORK

This is a twelve page pamphlet titled “THE THREE VOICES: THE SOLDIER, FARMER AND POET, TO THE COPPERHEADS.” This pamphlet was published by the Loyal Publication Society of New York whose stated… (731-408). Learn More »


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RARE NAVY PURCHASE 1849 COLT POCKET REVOLVER WITH APPENDAGES AND WOOD CASE

Presented here is a classic Colt cap and ball revolver commonly referred to as the 1849 Pocket Model. This personal sidearm, in good original condition overall, features a 5” long, octagonal barrel matched to a .31 caliber, six-shot cylinder that… (490-1521). Learn More »

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