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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.



ANGLIA REDIVIVA; ENGLANDS RECOVERY: Being the History of the Motions, Actions and Successes of the Army Under the Immediate Conduct of His Excellency Sir Thomas Fairfax Kt, Captain General of the Parliament Forces in England. by SPRIGGE, Joshua. FROM THE LIBRARY OF JOHN EVELYN.:

London, printed by R.W. for John Partridge, and are to be sold at the Parot in Pauls Church-yard, and the Cock in Ludgate-streete, 1647.. FIRST EDITION 1647. FROM JOHN EVELYN'S LIBRARY WITH ENGRAVED ARMORIAL BOOKPLATE OF SIR FRED. EVELYN, and THE LATER B...

From Roger Middleton

£4,900.00


INVASION OF PENNSYLVANIA BY THE CONFEDERATES (MANUSCRIPT TITLE) by ANONYMOUS

Waynesboro, Pennsylvania: Privately written, 1863., 1863. First edition. A fascinating eyewitness account written by an unnamed resident of the town of Waynesboro, Pa., concerning Confederate troop activity in Pennsylvania near the Maryland border in the...

From BUCKINGHAM BOOKS

$6,500.00


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


Printed letter, signed in ink, to the Governor of New York (DeWitt Clinton), dated February 16th, 1826. by H. Johnson

No Binding. Very Good. Printed letter, signed in ink, from H. Johnson, Governor of Louisiana, to the Governor of New York (DeWitt Clinton), dated February 16th, 1826, stating that the state of Louisiana rejects Ohio's plan for the gradual emancipation of...

From George Robert Minkoff, Inc.

$3,750.00


THE KINGS CABINET OPENED and THE DYING SPEECHES, LETTERS AND PRAYERS OF THOSE EMINENT PROTESTANTS. by KING CHARLES I, plus John Tutchin THE DYING SPEECHES, 2 works bound together..:

London, printed for Robert Bostock, dwelling in Pauls Church-Yard, at the Signe of the Kings-Head, 1645.. 2 PAMPHLETS BOUND TOGETHER. THE KINGS CABINET OPENED, or, certain packets of secret letters & papers, written with the Kings own hand, and taken in ...

From Roger Middleton

£2,500.00


THE BLOODY TREATIE: OR, Proceedings between the KING and Prince RUPERT. As also, Between Pr. RUPERT and Capt. PICKERING. by CHARLES Ist, King of England 1600-1649. ENGLISH CIVIL WAR.:

London, Printed for J.C., 1645.. Who hath brought in 4. of the Kings collonels, to the Parliament; with the whole proceedings of Rupert's perambulation from the King at Newark, and his return to Woodstock with 400. Horse. And how cruelly they used Captai...

From Roger Middleton

£2,500.00


BOSTON MUSEUM SECOND WEEK OF J. WILKES BOOTH THE EMINENT YOUNG TRAGEDIAN by John Wilkes Booth

[Booth, John Wilkes] BOSTON MUSEUM SECOND WEEK OF J. WILKES BOOTH THE EMINENT YOUNG TRAGEDIAN, Who has been honored by the attendance of LARGE AND ENTHUSIASTIC AUDIENCES, AND WILL APPEAR This Tuesday Evening, May 3, 1864, IN SHAKESPEARE'S PLAY OF ROMEO AN...

From G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB

$3,500.00


Colton's New Topographical Map of the States of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware, showing also eastern Tennessee, and parts of other adjoining states; all the Fortifications, Military Stations, Rail Roads, Common Roads and other internal improvements.; [Cover reads: Colton's Map of the States of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware...] by Colton, J.H

New York: J.H. Colton, 1864. Brown pebbled cloth cover stamped in blind and gilt is in pristine condition. 82 x 110 cm unfolded; 10 x 16 cm folded. Full original hand coloring on onion-skin paper. Very Good. Professionally repaired tear around section a...

From Blue Whale Books, ABAA

$3,000.00


ARBITRARY GOVERNMENT DISPLAYD TO THE LIFE, IN THE TYRANNICK USURPATION OF A JUNTO OF MEN CALLED THE RUMP PARLIAMENT. And more especially in that of the tyrant and usurper Oliver Cromwell. by (MAY, THOMAS ). FROM JOHN EVELYN'S LIBRARY.:

London, William Cademan, 1683.. In which you have a clear view of the arbitrary, illegal, and unjust proceedings of those persons under the notion of liberty. And a compendious history of those times, faithfully collected; with the characters and lives o...

From Roger Middleton

£1,800.00


Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant in 2 Volumes Complete. by [Civil War Memoir] Grant, Ulysses S

New York:: Charles L. Webster & Company,, 1885. This is a Fine tight set in publisher's deluxe brown morocco leather over brown cloth boards with gilt circular emblems on the front and rear covers.. There is wear to the leather edges of both volumes. Th...

From Gregor Rare Books

$2,500.00


THE SOULDIERS EXERCISE: IN THREE BOOKES. The SOULDIERS ACCIDENCE and The SOULDIERS GRAMMAR parts 1 & 2. by MARKHAM, Gervase. RARE CONTEMPORARY PRESENTATION to Lt Colonel Egerton English Civil War).:

London, printed by John Dawson, and are to be sold by Lawrence Blaiklock at the signe of the sugar-loafe within Temple Barre, 1643.. Containing most necessary and curious rules for the exact mustering both of horse-troopes, and foot-bands, with several f...

From Roger Middleton

£1,750.00


A TRUE RELATION, or catalogue of the gentry, and persons of estate in the county of Essex that are malignants, and have not contributed towards the publike charge of the kingdome: with the exact value of each mans estate, both reall and personall. by CIVIL WAR PAMPHLET.:

London : Printed for Ph. Smith, 1643.. As it was presented to the honourable House of Commons on the 15. of May, 1643. PAMPHLET 1643. Small 4to, approximately 180 x 130 mm, 7 x 5 inches, 8 pages, padded out with plain paper at front and rear, finely bou...

From Roger Middleton

£1,500.00


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


Colton's condensed octavo atlas of the Union: containing maps of all the states and territories of the United States of America. by COLTON, Joseph Hutchins

1864 Colton Civil War ATLAS Color 25 MAPS United States EARLY Montana California Joseph Hutchins Colton had begun publishing maps in New York in the 1830s. Between 1831 and 1890, the Colton firm dominated American map publishing, although Colton had no f...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$1,950.00


A LETTER FROM COLLONELL BRIDGES governer of Warwick-Castle to a freind of his in London, dated the 20 of Aprill 1645. Wherein is sett forth a great victory obtained by collonell against Prince Maurice his armie on the 17 of this instant Aprill. by BRIDGES, John, Colonel.:

London, printed by R.B. for Humphery Tuckey at the black Spread-Eagle in Fleet-street, Aprill 24. 1645.. ENGLISH CIVIL WAR PAMPHLET 1645. small 4to, approximately 185 x 130 mm, 7 x 5 inches, 8 pages, signatures A-A4, A2 misnumbered A3, tissue guard to f...

From Roger Middleton

£1,200.00


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