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1 (Early, Jubal Anderson) ed by Frank E. Vandiver WAR MEMOIRS AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH AND NARRATIVE OF THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES
Bloomington, IN 1960 
496pp. First Indiana University ed. Fine in vg unclipt dj. (6002278242)
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Price: 25.00 USD
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2 Ambrose, Stephen E. HALLECK: LINCOLN'S CHIEF OF STAFF
Baton Rouge (1962) 
ix,226pp. First ed. Fine in vg unclipt dj (shelf fray at top front and top of bkstrp). (5977173822)
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Price: 37.50 USD
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3 Cook, Roy Bird THE FAMILY AND EARLY LIFE OF STONEWALL JACKSON
Richmond 1924 
96pp. First ed. Near fine. Corners sharp, gilt bright, one spot on bkstrp. W/ previous owner name Ruth Dayton, notable WV author. (5975756637)
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Price: 41.25 USD
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4 De Peyster, John Watts PERSONAL AND MILITARY HISTORY OF PHILIP KEARNY, MAJOR-GENERAL UNITED STATES VOLUNTEERS
New York 1869 
xii,(13)-512pp. First ed. Map. Good in orig cl, gilt cover image bright, bkstrp relaid on newer cloth, missing top 3 inches, impinging on title. (5994989862)
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Price: 17.50 USD
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5 Freeman, Douglas Southall GEORGE WASHINGTON. A BIOGRAPHY. TWO VOLUMES
New York 1948 
First ed. Volumes one and two in pub box. 2 vol. (5877849399)
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Price: 75.00 USD
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6 Gallagher, Gary W. STEPHEN DODSON RAMSEUR LEE'S GALLANT GENERAL
Chapel Hill, NC 1985 
xiv,232pp. First ed. Fine in fine unclipt dj. (5950287798)
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Price: 14.75 USD
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7 Grant, U. S. PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF U. S. GRANT
New York 1885 
First ed. Vg, solid, gilt legible but rubbed. Two fold outs, several maps. A very few small cover blemishes. Ffep Vol I removed. Inner rear jt Vol II reglued. Single vols on line to two hundred. Despite many statements to the contrary, this vol not AUTOGRAPHED; Grant died before book was published. Twenty three sets on line above one thousand (!). 2 vol. (5977092840)
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Price: 125.00 USD
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8 Harris, Alexander A REVIEW OF THE POLITICAL CONFLICT IN AMERICA, FROM THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE ANTI-SLAVERY AGITATION TO THE CLOSE OF SOUTHERN RECONSTRUCTION
Westport, CT 1970 
517pp. Here fine in green cl. Notable for biographical details on Thaddeus Stevens. (5978105115)
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Price: 24.75 USD
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9 Horton, Louise SAMUEL BELL MAXEY
Austin 1974 
222pp. First ed. Fine in near fine price clipt dj. (6002440206)
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Price: 18.75 USD
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10 Institute for Research in Biography BIOGRAPHICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE WORLD
New York (1942) Folio 
480pp. Second ed. Vg. w/owner stamps but no lib marks. (5918016471) 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11 Irving, C. A CATECHISM OF UNIVERSAL HISTORY; CONTAINING A CONCISE ACCOUNT OF THE MOST STRIKING EVENTS FROM THE EARLIEST AGES TO THE PRESENT TIME...
NY 1824 16mo 
103(ftspc)pp. This is a spectacularly, nearly pristine copy in publr's ptd bds. Near fine condition due to early or contemporaneous d.j. to which bottom 2" of bkstrp now adheres. Some foxing to e.p. OCLC locates one lib. w/a copy of this ed. (1st ptd 1822, two locations). Ftspc of G. W. Bonaparte, etc. by G. B. King. (5028388710)
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Price: 150.00 USD
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12 Nevins, Allan FREMONT THE WEST'S GREATEST ADVENTURER
New York 1928 
Complete. First ed. These look very good, with small abrasions to bkstrp bottom and some smudges at bottom front (and much less) of Vol I. Errata slip tipped in. Howes N. 64. 2 vol. (5952798240)
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13 Pender, William Dorsey, ed by William W. Hassler THE GENERAL AND HIS LADY. THE CIVIL WAR LETTERS OF WILLIAM DORSEY PENDER TO FANNY PENDER
(Gaithersburg, MD) 1988 
xiii,271pp. First ptd 1965. Fine in fine unclipt dj. (5950652217)
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Price: 14.75 USD
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14 Pereyra, Lillian A. JAMES LUSK ALCORN PERSISTENT WHIG
Baton Rogue 1966 
xv,237pp. First ed. Fine in fine unclipt dj. Later Gov. of Mississippi. (5997581286)
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Price: 10.00 USD
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15 Procter, Ben H. NOT WITHOUT POWER THE LIFE OF JOHN H. REAGAN
Austin 1962 
361pp. First paperback ed. Fine in paper covers. (6003209535)
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Price: 12.50 USD
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16 Shaftesbury (Earl of) CHARACTERISTICKS OF MEN, MANNERS, OPINIONS, AND TIMES.
Birmingham 1773 
Portrait & vignette titles by Grebelin. V.g. contemporary tree calf, rebacked (gilt backs). Baskerville's handsomely ptd ed. Only copy on line offered at above seven hundred.(3/15). 3 vol. (3845640000) 
Price: 355.00 USD
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17 Skutt, Mary Sutton GROWNING UP, BY GEORGE
Lexington, VA 1998 
102pp. First ptd 1997. Fine in paper covers. Inscribed and signed by author. (6003371499)
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Price: 7.50 USD
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18 Sobel, Robert and John Raimo BIOGRAPHICAL DIRECTORY OF THE GOVERNORS OF THE UNITED STATES 1789 - 1978 (IN FOUR VOLUMES COMPLETE)
Westport, CT (1978) 
Vg. Ex lib. About 1700 pages. Extra shipping. 4 vol. (6004869666)
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Price: 50.00 USD
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19 Thayer, William R. THE ART OF BIOGRAPHY.
NY 1920 
vii,155pp. First ed. V.g. in dj w/small chip. Univ. of VA Barbour-Page Lecture, drawing on Biblical, Classic, & Medieval writings. Thayer also wrote on Cavour, Hay & Roosevelt. Available from Instant Book (add money & stir) up to forty seven. Literature. History. (3551884395)
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Price: 12.50 USD
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20 Wilson, James Grant and John Fiske APPLETON'S CYCLOPAEDIA OF AMERICAN BIOGRAPHY
New York 1888 
Full leather, marbled ep and edges. Internal lib stamps, cancelled. Hinges loosening on one vol. Has all 61 plates, unfoxed, w/tissue guard. 6 vol. (5945104950)
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Price: 125.00 USD
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