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Many of our Biblio booksellers offer antique and rare Civil War books that would add great value to your book collection. Some of these books go into great detail about the American Civil War, and some these selections include maps and posters from the Civil War era. Browse our collection of rare Civil War books for your next great find.



Jefferson Davis (Three Volume Set) by Hudson Strode

This is a three volume set. American Patriot has slate gray cloth spine, black boards; light rubbing and a few spots of white discoloration to both boards, silver and dark orange stamping to front board and spine remains bright. Burgundy top edge; slight ...

From Revue & Revalued Books

$200.00


The Photographic History of the Civil War In Ten Volumes [Complete set] by Francis Trevelyan Miller

New York: Review of Reviews Company, 1911. First Edition. Cloth. Very good. A very good first edition, complete ten volume set. Blue cloth with gilt title stamping on spine. Shelf wear on head and tail of all volumes. Top edges gilt. Bindings slightly s...

From Uncommon Works, IOBA

$950.00


THE SOLDIER IN OUR CIVIL WAR A Pictorial History of the Conflict, 1861-1865, Illustrating the Valor of the Soldier As Displayed on the Battle-Field - Two Volumes Complete by Mottelay, Paul F. (Ed. )

NY: J. F. Brown Publishing Company. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1884. First Edition. Hardcover. Folios; Three quarter leather over gold decorated cloth; Rubs at edges with slight loss at spine ends, small moisture mark at extreme upper corner of Volume I...

From Gravelly Run Antiquarians

$650.00


THE MILITARY ANNALS OF TENNESSEE: CONFEDERATE: First Series. Embracing a Review of Military Operations, with Regimental Histories and Memorial Rolls, Compiled from Original and Official Sources by Lindsley, John Berrien. M.D., D,D. (1822-1897.)

Nashville: : J. M. Lindsley & Co, Publishers,, 1886.. Very good condition overall in original brown cloth stamped with black decorations, gilt lettering on the spine and a gilt panel on the front cover. Some fraying to the ends of the spine, and bump...

From Bookfever.com, IOBA

$1,000.00


Abraham Lincoln. The War Years. by SANDBURG, Carl

Carl Sandburg Abraham Lincoln The War Years 1939 17th Pr. 4 volume set, VERY CLEAN and NOT ex-library....

From Rare & Antiquarian Bookfinders

$199.99


PHOTO ALBUM WITH CARTE-DE-VISTES AND TINTYPES by Grant, Ulysses S

A nice leather album with photographs both carte-de-viste and tintypes featuring an early and scarce Ulysses S. Grant image, two relatives who served Co. A Regiment, New Hampshire Vol. Infantry(with family notes) and other family members [Photography] B...

From Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB

$1,500.00


A Bird's Eye View of Our Civil War by Dodge, Theodore Ayrault

A Bird's Eye View of Our Civil War, by Theodore Ayrault Dodge, United States ArmyAuthor of the "Campaign of Chancellorsville". Boston: James R Osgood and Company 1883 First Edition hardcover: 326 pp withFour large fold out maps in back. Table of Conten...

From SRG Antiquarian Books

$129.00


Manual of Rifle Practice by Wingate, George W

George Wingate entered the Civil War as a private in the New York State Guard. He soon discovered that the militia had very poor shooting skills, and devoted himself to correcting that failing. By the end of the war he had been promoted to Captai...

From Jim Arner

$5,000.00


A Manual of Military Surgery by [Confederate Imprint] (CHISOLM, JOHN JULIAN) By Order of the Surgeon General

Richmond Virginia: Ayers & Wade, 1863. Very good. 12 mo. (7 x 4 1/2 inches) 298 + (1) pages, 30 lithographed black and white plates, original cloth-backed marbled wrappers, a few leaves browned "This was the standard manual for Confederate surgeons. Chis...

From Caravan Book Store

$3,750.00


Autograph Leaves of Our Country's Authors

Scarce copy of "Autograph Leaves of Our Country's Authors." 1864; Cushings & Bailey; Baltimore. The book includes hand-written contributions from famous authors/figures of the day. The book was produced with the purpose of raising funds to support the Civ...

From CraigsClassics

$3,600.00


R. E. Lee a Biography 4 Volumes by Freeman, Douglas Southall ( SIGNED )

N. Y.: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. Very good, with some minor soil to covers, and insignificant bumping to extremities. Spines very slightly dulled. All 4 volumes are first printings with the " A ".( 1934 and1935 ) Volume 1 is signed b...

From Renaissance Books

CA$2,000.00


HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR 1861-65 AND THE CAUSES THAT LED UP TO THE by LOSSING, Benson J

1912. BRADY, Mathew B.. LOSSING, Benson J. A HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR 1861-65 AND THE CAUSES THAT LED UP TO THE GREAT CONFLICT ... WITH FAC-SIMILE PHOTOGRAPHIC REPRODUCTIONS OF THE OFFICIAL WAR PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN AT THE TIME BY MATHEW B. BRADY. 16 VOLUME...

From Boston Book Company

$250.00


The Life Record of H. W. Graber: A Terry Texas Ranger 1861-1865 by H. W. Graber

Three quarter leather and cloth, frontis., (portrait of H. W. Graber), 442 pp., preface. An extensive narratives relating to the 8th Texas Cavalry and his reminiscences of early Ellis and Dallas Counties. His experiences during the Civil War include his b...

From Miracle Enterprises

$2,000.00


Texans Who Wore the Gray by Sid S. Johnson

1907 First edition, volume one (all published). The author served as a junior officer under McCulloch, Ross, and Nathan Bedford Forrest. Howes J-152. Nevins II, p. 225. Jenkins Basic Texas Books 110: "One of the most useful biographical compilations relat...

From Miracle Enterprises

$900.00


Famous Leaders and Battle Scenes of the Civil War, Illustrated by Frank Leslie

Mr. Frank Leslie, New York, 1896. Hard Cover. Condition: VG-. No Jacket. gilt titles on embossed brown leather. 569pp. is richly illustrated with 740 period engravings. the subjects illustrated include portraits of political and military leaders, famous...

From The FW Collections

$400.00


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