AMONG THE CAMPS
"Among The Camps" or "Young Peoples Stories of the War", is a well illustrated easy to read book that will delight young and old. It was written by Thomas Nelson Page and published in 1918 so there is no PC filter.
This sequel to Two Little Confederates followed the first book when originally serialized in the Harpers Young People Magazine of 1888. More exciting tales of children caught up in the tragic difficulties and dangers of the War Between The States.
Author Thomas Nelson Page's stories from the war are full of themes of courage, sacrifice, honor, strategy, even forgiveness, and other realities of life as children and soldiers are thrown together and learn to see how Christian kindness and goodwill apply even in the worst of times. Highly authentic historical fiction from a man who lived his boyhood during the times of the war.
The stories are, A captured Santa Claus. Kittykin and the part she played in the war, Nancy Pansy and Jack and Jake.
163 pages of wonderful reading. This book can be quite expensive depending on it's condition. This copy although sound and tight is priced to sell due the covers. Both have been bent and show a crease. There front covers shows some dirt but nothing else. It is a very sound copy that you can handle without fear of damage. That means you can let those young ones (The people it was originally intened for) read it at their leasure.
I think it is underpriced and it will only increase in value. If you do not have a book collection this would be a great start.
AMONG THE CAMPS
$19.95 BUY NOW!
"BOOTS & SADDLES"
1885 First edition. I am not a book grader. A hard core book grader would likely grade this copy poor to fair. As for it's actual use, it is a readable copy that does not have to be handled gently. The binding is tight as are the pages. There are no missing pages and no foxing.
From a historians point of view it's in good shape. You can read it without a cradle and not worry about damaging it. The original owner was Franklin Judge of Woodbridge, it is inscribed as a gift from his father on Christmas 1885.
BOOTS & SADDLES 1885 $185.00
THE IMPENDING CRISIS OF THE SOUTH
1857 First edition. I am not a book grader. A hard core book grader would likely grade this copy poor to fair. As for it's actual use, it is a readable copy that does not have to be handled gently. The binding is tight as are the pages. There are no missing pages and no foxing. The pages are bright.
From a historians point of view it's in good shape. You can read it without a cradle and not worry about damaging it. The original owner was John W. Wood of Springfield Mass, he dated his signature as 1859.
THE IMPENDING CRISIS OF THE SOUTH $89.00
Ahhh good old Ben, the hero of New Orleans. 1892 First edition. I am not a book grader. A hard core book grader would likely grade this copy poor to fair. As for it's actual use, it is a readable copy that does have to be handled gently. The front binding is tight, the rear loose but attached. The pages are tight. There are no missing pages and no foxing.
From a historians point of view it's in good shape. You can read it but I would use a cradle due to the loose back cover. It is easily repaired using library tape. I recommend repair as I do not feel this book valuable enough to have it rebound nor do I suspect it ever will be.
BUTLER'S BOOK $59.95 BUY NOW!
DELIGHTS OF WISDOM CONCERNING CONJUGIAL LOVE; after which follow PLEASURES OF INSANITY concerning SCORTATORY LOVE, 1852 PRINTING
Boy that just jumps off the page at you. Written by Emanuel Swedenborg originally published in 1768. Our copy was published in Boston by Otis Clapp, in New York by John Allen and in Cincinnati by J. F. Desilver. If your wondering about the contents here is what old Swedenborg had to say, ""I am aware that many who read the following pages and the Memorable Relations annexed to the chapters, will believe that they are fictions of the imagination; but I solemnly declare they are not fictions, but were truly done and seen; and that I saw them, not in any state of the mind asleep, but in a state of perfect wakefulness: for it has pleased the Lord to manifest himself to me, and to send me to teach the things relating to the New Church, which is meant by the New Jerusalem in the Revelation: for which purpose he has opened the interiors of my mind and spirit; by virtue of which privilege it has been granted me to be in the spiritual world with angels, and at the same time in the natural world with men, and this now (1768) for twenty-five years."
This book is still in Print! A hardback will run you $65. plus shipping.
Regarding Condition - The spine has been repaired with library tape. There are no loose pages, tears etc. The pages have a light yellow brown color but hardly any foxing at all. There are plenty of pencil marks, notations etc. This book has been read. Some staining on the cover as seen in the photo. The book is not fragile, you may read it without the use of a stand. The corners are bumped (see photos). No pages missing.
DELIGHTS OF WISDOM 1852 PRINTING
YANKEE FROM OLYMPUS, JUSTICE HOLMES
Justice Holmes and his family by Catherine D. Bowen, printed in 1944. This book is in very good condition and contains 475 pages.
I know you may not care that much about Justice Holmes and his family but the first half of this book contends with pre war and war date material. Anyone who is interested in the 20 Mass. will find this book interesting as there are 50 pages of Holmes Jr.'s war experiences. Ball's Bluff, Seven Days, Antietam, Wilderness, that's some pretty ruff duty!
and HIS FAMILY
YANKEE FROM OLYMPUS $9.95 BUY NOW!
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