Take a Break With History Reads
We hope you’re enjoying our Take a Break With History series. Below are the books we’ve been talking about, as well as some other great books we have in stock.
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Allen Guelzo, Robert E. Lee, A Life, 1st ed., Signed on bookplate
The Definitive Lee, Biography, by the author of GettysburgREAD MORE $35.00 buy this item
Bradley M. Gottfried, The Maps of Antietam, 1st ed.
Antietam Visualized!READ MORE $75.00 buy this item
Bradley M. Gottfried, The Maps of First Bull Run, 1st ed.
Bull Run Visualized!READ MORE $75.00 buy this item
Brian Dirck, The Black Heavens, 1st Edition, Signed
The First In-Depth Account of Lincoln’s Response to DeathREAD MORE $29.50 buy this item
Brian Matthew Jordan, A Thousand May Fall, 1st ed., Signed on Bookplate
Creates an Intimate and Absorbing ChronicleREAD MORE $28.95 buy this item
Carl Sandburg, Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years & The War Years, Sangamon Ed.
Springfield, IL is the County Seat for Sangamon CountyREAD MORE $395.00 reserve this item
Charles Scribner’s Sons, Campaigns of the Civil War, 16 vol reprint
Handsome Reprint of a Classic Set!READ MORE $300.00 reserve this item
Charles Scribner’s Sons, Campaigns of the Civil War, 16 vols, 1st ed.
A Fine First Edition Set, Handsome!READ MORE $850.00 reserve this item
Civil War Medicine, Jack D. Welsh, M.D., Medical Histories of Confederate Generals & Medical Histories of Union Generals
Jack D. Welsh’s Medical Histories of Generals… from both sides of the war. Welsh, late professor emeritus of medicine at the U. of Oklahoma, had examined the medical histories and events that occurred not only during the war but throughout the lives, of 425 Confederate generals and 583 Union generals. From official records, personal letters, … Continue reading Civil War Medicine, Jack D. Welsh, M.D., Medical Histories of Confederate Generals & Medical Histories of Union Generals$125.00 buy this item
Civil War Nursing, Mary Elizabeth Massey, Bonnet Brigades, 1st ed.
The Most Important Study ofREAD MORE $75.00 buy this item
Women in the Civil War of its Age
D. Porter Marshall, “Company K,” 155th Pa, Volunteer Zouaves… 1st Ed.
A Memoir of Service From Western PennsylvaniaREAD MORE $275.00 buy this item
Daniel Weinberg & James Swanson, Lincoln’s Assassins: Their Trial and Execution
In Lincoln’s Assassins: Their Trial and Execution, An Illustrated History, James Swanson and Daniel Weinberg present an unprecedented visual record of almost 300 color illustrations of contemporary photographs, documents, prints, woodcuts, newspapers, pamphlets, books, and artifacts–many hitherto unpublished. It was the crime of the nineteenth century, and it led to the most notorious trial in American … Continue reading Daniel Weinberg & James Swanson, Lincoln’s Assassins: Their Trial and Execution$85.00 buy this item
David Blight, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom
David Blight’s Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, is a powerful portrait of an American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman. As a young man Frederick Douglass (1818–1895) escaped from slavery in Baltimore, Maryland. He was fortunate to have been taught to read by his slave owner mistress, and he would go on to become … Continue reading David Blight, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom$37.50 buy this item
David Hirsch & Dan Van Haften, The Tyranny of Public Discourse, 1st Ed., Signed
Learn to Construct Solid Arguments…From the Ground Up!READ MORE $32.95