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 HERE'S A STACK OF BOOKS FROM MY OVERLOADED SHELVES.

ALL ARE MY PERSONAL COPIES, ALL RANGE FROM GOOD TO EXCELLENT CONDITION. ONLY HAVE ONE COPY OF EACH.


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BK #1 

This book contains parts 1, 2 and 3 of the title American Military Equipage, 1851-1872. By Frederick P. Todd. Contains 602 pages. Please see the photographs for the list of contents of each part. In overall very good condition with dust jacket and slip cover. Please notice the top edge of the pages. You will see a spray of color on the top edge of the pages. This spray did not affect the inner part of any pages. It is only on the outer upper edge. $85.00

BK #2 LONG REGARDED AS THE STANDARD FOR THE RESEARCH OF AMERICAN BAYONETS FROM THE TIME PERIOD 1776-1964 IS THIS WORK BY ALBERT N. HARDEN JR. 1st ED PUBLISHED IN 1964. 234 PAGES OF RESEARCH INFORMATION  LOADED WITH PHOTOGRAPHS. GIFT SENTIMENT (NOT BY AUTHOR) WRITTEN INSIDE FRONT COVER. HARDCOVER WITH D/J & PROTECTIVE COVER  THE AMERICAN BAYONET 1776-1964 $100.00
BK #3  SWORD & SWORD MAKERS OF THE WAR OF 1812 by RICHARD BEZDEK $50.00 BK #4  HC/DJ
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MERICAN SWORDS FROM THE PHILIP MEDICUS COLLECTION Here is a book that pictures the lifetime collection of Philip Medicus. After his death in the 1950s his entire collection was purchased by Norman Flayderman author of Flaydermans Guide to Antique American Firearms. Inside this 270 page book are pictured 604 Swords photographed in black and white. Pictured are Colonial, Revolutionary, Federal, Civil War, Eagle Pommels, Confederate, U.S. Regulation, Presentation Swords, Marine Corps Swords, Imports, Naval Cutlasses, Silver Mounted Swords, Tiffany, Horstmann, Ames. Hard cover with dust jacket all in very good condition. $45.00
BK #5    SPRINGFIELD SHOULDER ARMS by CLAUD E. FULLER 1795-1865. A THIN BOOK OF 176 PAGES BUT CONTAINS A TROVE OF INFORMATION. 1st EDITION (1931) H/C WITH NO DUST JACKET, DON'T KNOW IF IT EVER HAD ONE. PREVIOUS OWNERS NAME WRITTEN INSIDE FRONT PAGE.  ONE OF THE FEW BOOKS THAT I HAVE THAT IS OLDER THAN I AM. SOME SHELF WEAR TO CLOTH COVER. PAGES STARTING TO BROWN. COMES WITH SOME LETTERS TYPED IN 1933 BY THE AUTHOR CLAUDE FULLER.  $35.00 BK #6 

$55.00 SC

"COLLINS MACHETES AND BOWIES 1845-1965"

3 BK SET #7 By WERNER, 679 PAGES OF INFORMATION ON A VAST NUMBER OF UNION GENERALS. W D/COVER. VERY GOOD+ CONDITION. "GENERALS IN BLUE"


    GENERALS IN GRAY by WARNER. 419 PAGES H/C W/DUST JACKET. INFORMATION ON A VAST NUMBER OF CONFEDERATE GENERALS. SOME RUBBING ON THE DUST JACKET. OVERALL VERY GOOD+ CONDITION.


MORE GENERALS IN GRAY By BRUCE S. ALLARDICE. ANOTHER COMPANION BOOK, WITH ADDITIONAL GENERALS OF THE CONFEDERACY. WITH 301 THIS BOOK HAS LESS PAGE NUMBERS THAN IT'S COUNTER PART BUT HAS A WEALTH OF INFORMATION. WITH VERY LITTLE SHELF WEAR TO THE DUST JACKET THIS BOOK IS IN VERY GOOD TO EXCELLENT CONDITION. COMPLETE SET OF 3 BOOKS $35.00. SHIPS FREE TO U.S.
                                             
    BK #8  PHOTOGRAPHIC SUPPLEMENT OF CONFEDERATE SWORDS WITH ADDENDUM. 203 PAGES PLUS 54 PAGE ADDENDUM. PUBLISHED IN 1979. H/C WITH DJ. DUST JACKET TORN IN SPOTS. $100.00

 
 BK #9 Full title is, Ethan Allen Gunmaker, His partners, Patents and Firearms. Printed in 1973. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book in very good condition, jacket has chips on front upper left hand corner as shown.
 $25.00
BK #10
For sale here is what some consider the
 best reference for Civil War Artillery. But it doesn't stop there. It covers land mines, grenades and rockets of the time period, as well as fuses of many types. A collector or student of Civil War Armaments shouldn't be without this 1993 work by Dickey and George.
   $150.00    
BK #11.  CIVIL WAR KNIVES by MARK NEWMAN. PUBLISHED 1998 HC WITH DJ. 109 PAGES.
$75.00
BK #12. THE NORTHERN ARMORY.
THE COMPLETE TITLE IS, " THE UNITED STATES ARMORY AT SPRINGFIELD MASSACHUSETTS, 1795-1859" PUBLISHED BY OLD BEDFORD VILLAGE PRESS. NO DATE LISTED. 240 PAGES HC NOT ISSUED WITH DJ. VERY GOOD CONDITION. $60.00
BK #13. CONFEDERATE EDGED WEAPONS BY WILLIAM A. ALBAUGH III. PUBLISHED IN 1960. DRAWINGS BY CARL PUGLIESE. 195 PAGES H/C WITH WORN D/J. 126 BEAUTIFULLY EXECUTED LINE DRAWINGS. NO PHOTOGRAPHS.
$25.00 
BK #14
U.S. ARMY IN THE WEST.
A nice hard cover book with dust jacket in very good condition. Subject matter is the uniforms, equipment and small arms used by the U.S. Army in the West during the time period 1870-1880. 315 Pages. $25.00
BK #15
HISTORIC SWORDS by CROUCH  

An extremely nice condition hard cover book 8 3/4 X 11 3/4 produced without dust jacket. 168 Pages containing 201 Illustrations/photos of some of the finest and most collectable swords, Colonial, US Military, Confederate and Fraternal with just about all having a description or comment. All photos are in black and white. Did I mention signed by the author? $35.00

BK #16

Confederate Saddles and Horse Equipment by Ken Knopp

Here we have a book that can answer most of the questions you might have regarding that old saddle you've been looking at. Who made it? Who might have used it? Any telltale signs that it could be Southern manufacture? 194 Pages of pictures and information.

Book is in very good plus condition. It has a clear plastic or vinyl cover over the dust jacket. Did a heck of a nice job of protecting the dust jacket but makes it difficult to photograph without a glare.


$35.00
BK #17
THE ARMY CALLED IT HOME.  232 PAGES.
PUB 1992  H/C NOT ISSUED WITH D/J.
SHOWS INTERIOR OF LIVING QUARTERS.
MANY PHOTOGRAPHS AND LINE DRAWINGS. COVER TORN 1 INCH UPPER BINDING AREA.
$25.00
BK #18

CONFEDERATE ARMS by ALBAUGH AND SIMMONS 1st ED 1957278 PAGES. H/C GOOD CONDITION. D/J POOR COND WITH TEARS.
$25.00
BK #19

CARBINES OF THE CIVIL WAR by JOHN D. McAULAY. P/B PUB 1981. GOOD CONDITION. $18.00



 


BK #20
THE AMERICAN MILITARY SADDLE 1776-1945
by R. STEPHEN DORSEY & KENNETH L. McPHEETERS.


THIS BOOK DESERVES A LOT OF SPACE. 25 YEARS OF RESEARCH WENT INTO THE FINAL WORK. OVER 400 PAGES AND ALMOST 1000 PHOTOGRAPHS AND DRAWINGS. CONSIDERED TO BE the most complete coverage of the subject ever written on the American Military Saddle. VG CONDITION, H/C NO DUST JACKET AS ISSUED. 


 $450.00

 

BK #21
CARBINES OF THE U.S. CAVALRY 1861-1905 by JOHN D. McAULAY. 144 PGS, PUB 1995
H/C NOT SUPPLIED WITH D/J. VG CONDITION


  $35.00

BK #22
AMERICAN SOCKET BAYONETS AND SCABBARDS. by ROBERT M. REILLY.
PUB 1990 1st ED. 209 PGS. H/C W D/J. IN VERY GOOD CONDITION.


$65.00
BK #23
AMERICAN MILITARY AND NAVAL BELTS
1812-1902 by R. STEPHEN DORSEY.
PUB 2002 468 PGS, H/C NOT ISSUED W D/J.
V/G-EX CONDITION. $59.00

BK #24
CONFEDERATE HANDGUNS by ALBAUGH, BENET and SIMMONS. PUB. 1963, 250 PGS, HC DJ BOOK GOOD COND, DJ HAS TEARS. $45.00

BK #25
THE POWDER FLASK BOOK by RILING.
THIS LARGE ,495 PAGE, WORK IS CONSIDERED THE ULTIMATE SOURCE FOR IDENTIFYING THE MULTITUDE OF FLASKS PRODUCED THROUGH OUT  THE AGES. PUBLISHED IN 1953 IS THE 1st. EDITION
THE BOOK IS IN GOOD CONDITION WITH THE DUST JACKET SHOWING IT'S AGE WITH WORN SPOTS AND SOME TEARS.
  $90.00
BK #26

A REPRINT!!! ORDNANCE MANUAL OF 1862
FROM 1970, A 2nd FACSIMILE PRINTING BY "ORDNANCE DEPARTMENT CORPORATION". ISSUE NUMBER 1456 OF 2000 COPIES. VG COND. CONTAINS 559 PAGES WITH 36 PLATES. H/C
7 3/4 X 5 1/4, NOT SUPPLIED WITH D/J. 
 

 

  $40.00

 

 

 

BK #27

COLLECTING LINCOLN by STUART SCHNEIDER PUB. 1997. HAS VALUES FROM THAT YEAR. H/C WITH D/J BOOK IN EXCELLENT CONDITION, DJ WITH VERY MINOR TEAR. 288 PAGES LOADED WITH PICTURES, MOST IN VIVID COLOR IN VIVID COLOR. A VALUABLE BOOK FOR LINCOLN COLLECTORS. $45.00

BK #28
RECORD OF AMERICAN UNIFORM AND HISTORICAL BUTTONS.
BICENTENNIAL EDITION by
ALPHAEUS H. ALBERT. 12/76.
CONSIDERED THE BENCHMARK FOR IDENTIFYING THE TITLE BUTTONS. VG COND, NOT ISSUED WITH DUST JACKET.
$45.00
BK #29
CIVIL WAR NAVIES. BY PAUL H. SILVERSTONE
 FROM THE U.S. NAVY WARSHIP SERIES. PUBLISHED IN 2001.
218 PAGES HC WITH DJ. BOTH IN VG TO EXCELLENT CONDITION.
$40.00


BK #30
NAVAL BATTLES of the CIVIL WAR by
CHESTER G. HEARN Pub. by THUNDER BAY PRESS IN 2000. HC/DJ VG COND.
256 PGS. A LARGE ALMOST COFFEE TABLE SIZE @ 10 1/4 x 13 1/4 in.
$35.00
BK #31
WITNESS TO AN ERA.
The life and photographs of ALEXANDER GARDNER. THE CIVIL WAR, LINCOLN and the WEST By MARK KATZ. Pub 1991 256 Pgs, HC/DJ VG COND.
$40.00
 
BK #32
THE BRITISH SOLDIER'S FIREARM by
Dr. C.H.ROADS. From Smoothbore to Smallbore 1850-1864

1st Ed. HARD COVER W/DUST JACKET
332 PAGES. BOOK VG-EX COND, DJ SAME.
  $80.00
BK#33
     
                                                              
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       





# 34
CONFEDERATE RIFLES AND MUSKETS by
JOHN M. MURPHY and
HOWARD MICHAEL MADAUS.
A MASSIVE WORK OF 765 PAGES. H/C W D/J. IN VERY GOOD CONDITION.
 $275.00