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As It Was: Reminiscences of a Soldier of the 3rd Texas Cavalry and the 19th Louisiana Infantry

By: Cater, Douglas John w/intro by Parrish, T. Michael

Price: $35.70

Publisher: Austin, TX, State House Press: 1990

Edition: Reprint of 1981 Edition

Seller ID: 040328

ISBN: 0938349473

Condition: Near Fine


xxvi, 241 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, glossy grey dj w/black-white-grey wraparound illustration. Douglas Cater's reminiscences of his Civil War experiences of a soldier's life in the ranks of the Third Texas Cavalry and the Nineteenth Louisiana Infantry. In early May of 1861 a wealthy Rusk County planter, Richard Cumby, recruited a company of volunteers to serve as cavalrymen in Company B of Colonel Elkanah Greer's Third Texas Cavalry. View more info

This Hallowed Ground

By: Catton, Bruce

Price: $63.75

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc: 1956

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000293

Condition: Good+


437 pp, book has tape on top of front hinge 4" ow VG, Mainstream of America series by Gannett, L. Book states Presentation edition not for sale. View more info

The Perote Prisoners : Being the Diary of James L. Trueheart Printed for the First Time Together with an Historical Introduction

By: Chabot, Frederick C.

Price: $250.75

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, Naylor Printing Company: 1934

Edition: First Impression

Seller ID: 050991

Condition: Very Good


xiv, 344 pp, grey clothcovered boards w/black lettering on the front cover and spine. Limited edition of 400 cc's. The book provides an account of the capture and imprisonment of men from Bexar. It is the only work of its kind that coveres the entire period of imprisonment, from the capture of San Antonio by General Woll, in September 1842 to release of prisoners from Castle Perote, in March 1844. Dobie pg 55. View more info

An Englishman in the American Civil War : the Diaries of Henry Yates Thompson 1863

By: Chancellor, Sir Christopher w/preface by Whitehill, Dr. W. M.

Price: $25.46

Publisher: New York, NY, New York University Press: 1971

Seller ID: 026375

ISBN: 0814713564

Condition: Very Good-


xviii, 185 pp, red cloth covered boards, dj light green, brown, blu w/red lettering w/color wraparound illustration. Henry Yates Thompson, a young Englishman, travelled in America after leaving Cambridge in 1863. He left a perceptive account of his journey. He talked to everyone he met: to politicians & to wounded soldiers on the battlefield, to generals & to hotel-keepers, to preachers & to slaves, to academics & to farmers. He travelled deep into the West, visiting sa... View more info

Exploring the Alamo Legends

By: Chariton, Wallace O.

Price: $11.86

Publisher: Plano, TX, Wordware Publishing, Inc.: 1992

Edition: 7th Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 036295

ISBN: 1556222556

Condition: Very Good


266 pp, black-wht SC wraps w/color pictorial front, SIGNED by the author on the title page. The author explores many of the legends of the Alamo such as: Sam Houston & the Alamo Conspiracy, Crockett vs Kilgore, Travis Account Book mystery, What happened to Lt. Col. James Neill, Missing Alamo letter, Fannin's Follies, Alamo number game and others. View more info

Exploring the Alamo Legends

By: Chariton, Wallace O.

Price: $31.88

Publisher: Plano, TX, Wordware Publishing, Inc.: 1989

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 038248

ISBN: 1556221320

Condition: Very Good


xv, 270 pp, black-wht-brown-blu boards w/color pictorial front, SIGNED by the author on the title page, light brown-dark brown illustrated map endpapers. The author explores many of the legends of the Alamo such as: Sam Houston & the Alamo Conspiracy, Crockett vs Kilgore, Travis Account Book mystery, What happened to Lt. Col. James Neill, Missing Alamo letter, Fannin's Follies, Alamo number game and others. highlighting on six pages w/underlining on one page, prev ow... View more info

One Hundred Days in Texas: The Alamo Letters and Exploring the Alamo Legends and Forget the Alamo - Three Volume Set

By: Chariton, Wallace O.

Price: $233.75

Publisher: Plano, TX, Woodware Publishing, Inc.: 1990

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 050947

ISBN: 1556221320

Condition: Near Fine


Three volumes - xiv, 390 pp, [4], One Hundred Days, xv, 266 pp, [6], Exploring the Alamo Legends, xv, 327 pp, [1], Forget the Alamo, black leather boards w/gilt lettering and illustration of Alamo on the front covers, gilt lettering on the front covers and spines, AEG - all three edges gilt, purple silk bookmark ribbons, two raised ribs on the spine, SIGNED by the author on the title pages. The printing was limited to 189 copies. A copy to serve as memorial for eac... View more info

One Hundred Days in Texas: The Alamo Letters and Exploring the Alamo Legends and Forget the Alamo - Three Volume Set

By: Chariton, Wallace O.

Price: $191.25

Publisher: Plano, TX, Woodware Publishing, Inc.: 1990

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 051707

ISBN: 1556221320

Condition: Near Fine


Three volumes - xiv, 390 pp, [4], One Hundred Days, xv, 266 pp, [6], Exploring the Alamo Legends, xv, 327 pp, [1], Forget the Alamo, black leather boards w/gilt lettering and illustration of Alamo on the front covers, gilt lettering on the front covers and spines, AEG - all three edges gilt, purple silk bookmark ribbons, two raised ribs on the spine, SIGNED by the author on the title pages. The printing was limited to 189 copies. A copy to serve as memorial for eac... View more info

The Royal Air Force from January 1941 to March 1942 Britain at War

By: Charlton, Air-Commodore L.E.O.

Price: $69.28

Publisher: London, England, Hutchinson & Co. Ltd.: n.d.

Seller ID: 049641

Condition: Very Good-


312 pp, blu clothcovered boards w/gilt illustrations on the front cover and gilt lettering on the spine. A complete record in text and pictures with 376 illustrations. Some of the chapter headings are: The Bomber by Night, Striking at the Nazi War Machine, Daylight Sweeping, Coastal Command, Malta, Our Atlantic Life-LIne, Table-turning act in Libya, Revolt in Iraq, Air Invasion of Crete, Syria Becomes Free French, The TUrn of Russia, The Onrush of Japan, Internation... View more info

Chattanooga : Its History and Growth

By: Chattanooga Community Association

Price: $7.86

Publisher: Chattanooga, TN, Chattanooga Community Association:

Seller ID: 020667

Condition: Fair


35 pp, wht SC wraps w/black lettering. Booklet about the early days of Chattanooga, the civil war battles fought in the area, reconstruction, floods, epidemics and other information. the corners are chipped & creased and worn on the spine. View more info

A Diary from Dixie, as Written By Mary Boykin Chesnut, Wife of James Chesnut, Jr., United States Senator from South Carolina, 1859-1861, and Afterward an Aide to Jefferson Davis and a Brigadier-General in the Confederate Army

By: Chesnut, Mary Boykin and edited by Martin, Isabell D. and Avary, Myrta Lockett

Price: $20.83

Publisher: Gloucester, MA, Peter Smith: 1961

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 050800

Condition: Near Fine


xxiii, 424 pp, grey clothcovered boards w/black lettering on the spine. Mrs. Chesnut's diary provides pictures of the social life that went on uninterruptedly in the midst of the war. It tells of the economic condition that resulted from the blockaded ports; of the manner in which the spirits of the people rose and fell with each victory or defeat. The diary starts on November 8, 1860 and goes through August 2, 1865. View more info

The Mexican Side of the Texan Revolution (1836)

By: Chief Mexican Participants and translated w/notes by Castaneda, Carlos E.

Price: $467.50

Publisher: Dallas, TX, P. L. Turner Company: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 039045

Condition: Very Good-


[8], 391 pp, index, green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, endpaper maps, deckle fore edge, Inscribed & SIGNED by Castaneda on the front pastedown (To Miss Maurine Wilson, an interested student of Texas History, SIncerely C.E. Castaneda), dj red-wht w/green lettering w/black & white illustrated front panel. The book has been translated from the papers of the five chief Mexican participants: General Antonio Lopez de Santa-Anna, General Vicente Filisola, General Jo... View more info

War Eagles : The Story of the Eagle Squardron

By: Childers, James Saxon

Price: $21.21

Publisher: New York, NY, D. Appleton-Century Company: 1943

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 049642

Condition: Very Good


xii, [2], 350 pp, aqua clothcovered boards w/silver-black illustration on the front cover, black title block on spine w/silver lettering, blu endpapers w/blackgrey illustrations of aircraft on front endpapers and map on the rear endpapers. Stories of some of the men of the Eagle Squadron View more info

Black Soldiers in Jim Crow Texas, 1899-1917

By: Christian Garna L.

Price: $22.53

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A & M University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition - First Printing

Seller ID: 049241

ISBN: 0890966370

Condition: Near Fine


xvi, 223 pp, red clothcovered boards w/black lettering, glossy red-white dj w/black-and-white pictorial front panel. In Jim Crow Texas, black Regular Army units returning from Cuba and the Philippines collided head-on with local segregation and bigotry. The most notorious confrontations occurred in Texas, beginning with an 1899 clash between white lawmen in Texarkana and black soldiers riding a troop train west after returning from Cuba. The first truly violent ep... View more info

THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER

By: Clancy, Tom

Price: $16.11

Publisher: Annapolis, MD: Naval Institue Press, 1985:

Seller ID: 030978


Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good. 16th Printing. 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo. 387 pp, red cloth covered boards w/silver lettering, dj wht w/blk-red lettering. Story about Soviets' most valuable ship, a new ballistic-missile submarine, is attempting to defect to the United States. dj in mylar protector. View more info

Over There : With O'Ryan's Roughnecks

By: Clarke, William F.

Price: $30.56

Publisher: Seattle, OR, Superior Publishing Company: 1966

Seller ID: 049151

Condition: Very Good


176 pp, blu clothcovered boards w/light blu lettering on the front cover & spine, red-white dj w/black lettering w/color pictorial front panel and white rear panel w/advertisement for four books. The reminiscences of a Private 1st Class who served in the 27th U.S. Division with the British Forces in Belgium and France. The american Second Corps, 27th and 30th Dvisions, with two Australian divisions spearheaded the attack to pentrate the Hindenburg Line. The author... View more info

Battling the Clouds : or for a comrade's Honor Aviator Series Vol 1

By: Cobb, Captain Frank

Price: $10.16

Publisher: Akron, OH, The Saalfield Publishing Co.: 1927

Seller ID: 019942

Condition: Very Good


165 pp, light blue cloth covered boards w/black lettering, dj orange-blue-blk-wht w/color pictorial front & spine w/WW2-style fighter flying over farmlands. Book #1 from the Aviator series, Mattson format #1-2. These series is a reprint of Saalfield's earlier Aeroplane Boys Series. dj chipped on corners, pages yellowing. View more info

Battling the Clouds or for a comrade's Honor Aviator Series Vol 1

By: Cobb, Captain Frank

Price: $6.76

Publisher: Akron, OH, The Saalfield Publishing Co.: 1927

Seller ID: 027499

Condition: Very Good


165 pp, light blue cloth covered boards w/black lettering. Book #1 from the Aviator series, Mattson format #1-2. These series is a reprint of Saalfield's earlier Aeroplane Boys Series. pages yellowing. View more info

A Vast Sea of Misery: A History and Guide to the Union and Confederate Field Hospitals at Gettysburg, July 1 to November 20, 1863

By: Coco, Gregory A. w/foreword by Harrison, Kathleen Georg

Price: $212.50

Publisher: Gettysburg, PA, Thomas Publications: 1988

Seller ID: 036209

ISBN: 0939631091

Condition: Very Good+


xvi, 208 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj tan w/black-and-white pictorial front & rear panels w/green-black lettering. The volume provides maps of the Gettysburg area, alphabetical list of hospital sites, and summary of events. There were nearly twenty-six thousand men who were wounded in the three-day battle of Gettysburg. Of the injured combatants, almost 21,000 were left behind by the two armies, in and around the small village of 2,400 civilians... View more info

THE BATTERED STARS : One State's Civil War Ordeal During Grant's Overland Campaign From the Home Front in Vermont to the Battlefields of Virginia

By: Coffin, Howard

Price: $15.73

Publisher: Woodstock, VT, The Countryman Press: 2002

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 033938

ISBN: 0881504874

Condition: Near Fine


xxii, 415 pp, blu boards w/gilt lettering, glossy blu-green dj w/color illustrated front panel. The author tells the story of Vermont's role in the battles of the Wilderness, Spotsylvania Court House, the North Anna, and Cold Harbor. Vermont lost a higher proportion of its population in those forty days of almost ceaseless fighting than any other Union state. He tells the story of the people at home, their resolve, hwo they went about their everytday business, and a... View more info