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The Confederates of Chappell Hill, Texas: Prosperity, Civil War and Decline

By: Chicoine, Stephen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Jefferson, NC, McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2766

Condition: Very Good


Glossy, illustrated boards, 18.2 by 26.1 cm, viii 260 pp., illus. Very good with a small dent on the lower edge of the front cover and some light scratches on the boards. From the publisher: “Texas was the South's frontier in the antebellum period. The vast new state represented the hope and future of many Southern cotton planters. As a result, Texas changed tremendously during the 1850s as increasing numbers of Southern planters moved westward to settle. Planters brought with them large numbers of slaves to plant, cultivate and pick the valuable cash crop; by 1860, slaves made up 30 perce... View more info

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Red Clay to Richmond: Trail of the 35th Georgia Infantry Regiment, C.S.A.

By: Fox III, John J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Winchester, VA, Angle Valley Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2765

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth with gilt spine and cover titles, dust jacket, 16 by 23.5 cm, xix 472 pp. Hardcover is near fine but for a slight cock to the spine; jacket is very good light edge wear and a crease on the rear flap. “Red Clay to Richmond is a thoroughly researched book dredged from Civil War trenches, family attics, and dusty archives. John Fox has skillfully woven together the never-before-told-story of the 35th Georgia Infantry Regiment as these Southern patriots signed up for what most thought would be a short war. Using many previously unpublished primary accounts, Fox follows these men as t... View more info

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Air Commando Chronicles: Untold Stories from Vietnam, Latin America, and Back Again

By: Gleason, Col. Robert L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Manhattan, KS, Sunflower University Press: 2000

Seller ID: 1878

Condition: Very Good +


Glossy wraps, 21.4 by 27.9 cm, xiv 149 pp., illus. Very good – appears unread – with only faints signs of shelf wear to the covers. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. (os) First Edition. View more info

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Memoirs of a Dutch Mudsill: The “War Memories” of John Henry Otto, Captain, Company D, 21st Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

By: Gould, David; James B. Kennedy, eds.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Kent, OH, The Kent State University Press: 2004

Edition: first ed., first printing

Seller ID: 2782

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, brown cloth with gilt spine titles, 16 by 24 cm, xvi [ii] 425 pp. Near fine hardcover; the jacket is very good with a tiny puncture hole near the middle of the front panel at the hinge (there is no damage to the book). From the publisher: “John Henry Otto was born September 12, 1822, in Westphalia, Germany, and enlisted in the Prussian army sometime around 1845. According to his own account, he served in the war between Prussia and Denmark in 1848 and as a sergeant fought to suppress revolution in southern Germany. He was discharged in 1849 as a first lieutenant... View more info

One-Hundred and Twenty-Five Issues of the Ex-CBI Roundup: China, Burma, India, 1978 – 1997 - World II

By: Maurer, Neil: King, Dwight, eds

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1978 – 1997

Seller ID: 532

Condition: Very Good +


Paperback Very Good + Paperback Very Good + [World War II] Maurer, Neil: King, Dwight, eds One-Hundred and Twenty-Five Issues of the Ex-CBI Roundup: China, Burma, India, 1978 – 1997 Laurens, Iowa (through June 1982), then La Habra, California: Ex-CBI Roundup, a broken run of 125 issues (published monthly except for August and September), including: April 1978; April, Oct – Dec 1981; Feb – April, June, Oct – Nov 1982; Jan – June, Oct, Dec 1983; Feb – Dec 1984; All ten issues from 1985; All ten issues from 1986; Jan, April – Dec 1987; All ten issues from 1988; Feb – Dec 198... View more info

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Shell Fire: The Bombardment of Paris by the German Long Range Gun and the Great German Offensives of 1918 [Paris Gun]

By: Miller, Henry W.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: np, presumably published by the author: nd, c. 1927-28

Seller ID: 2792

Condition: Very Good


Leather-like burgundy cloth with dulled gilt spine and cover titles, 22 by 28 cm, 239 xi pp., illustrated with 37 maps and illustrations of gun placements, 24 pages of black and white images, and four mounted glossy black and white photographs, two showing images of Paris and Montmartre, and two showing the locations of air bombs and projectiles in Paris. This scarce first-hand account of World War I appears to have been printed with a mimeograph on heavy paper with the text and maps in blue. I’m not sure if this was printed in an effort to obtain a publisher, or simply a self-published bo... View more info

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Storm Over Texas: The Annexation Controversy and the Road to Civil War [Pivotal Moments in American History Series]

By: Silbey, Joel H.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2783

Condition: Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, cream paper over black cloth spine with copper spine titles, 16 by 24 cm, xx 230 pp. Fine in near fine jacket – appears unread. “In the Spring of 1844, a fiery political conflict erupted over the admission of Texas into the Union, a hard-fought and bitter controversy that profoundly changed the course of American history. Indeed, as Joel Silbey argues in Storm Over Texas, the battle over Texas marked the crucial moment when partisan differences were transformed into a North-vs-South antagonism, and the momentum towards Civil War leaped into high gear. One of... View more info

Image for Steel’s Original and Correct List of the Royal Navy, Improved: To which are added Their Stations, And a List of the Ships lost or destroyed since the Commencement of the War, with their Commanders.  Likewise A List of the Enemies Ships taken or destroyed since the Commencement of the War. With Lists of the Lords of the Admiralty, Commissioners of the Navy and Victualling, and of the other Offices in the naval Department, and the Navy-Agents

Steel’s Original and Correct List of the Royal Navy, Improved: To which are added Their Stations, And a List of the Ships lost or destroyed since the Commencement of the War, with their Commanders. Likewise A List of the Enemies Ships taken or destroyed since the Commencement of the War. With Lists of the Lords of the Admiralty, Commissioners of the Navy and Victualling, and of the other Offices in the naval Department, and the Navy-Agents

By: Steel, D.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Printed for D. Steel, No. 1, Union-Row, the Lower-End of the Minories, Little Tower Hall: “Corrected to July 31, 1783, And to be continued m

Seller ID: 2771

Condition: Fair


Sewn, marbled wraps, 13 by 14.2 cm, 31 [1] pp. Front cover detached, rear cover just hanging on; rubbing to the covers and wear to the edges and corners. Published during the last year of the War of Independence, this slim volume includes a current list of British ships, with the names of the ship and captain, port, and date built. Also includes lists of captured, lost and destroyed ships—English, American, French, Spanish, and Dutch—with brief details, “Terrible, Hon. W.C. Finch / Burnt off the Chesapeak.” View more info