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BOOKhurley.JPG (22232 bytes) Out of print, but we still have some of these!

A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO FRENCH MILITARY BUTTONS of the AMERICAN REVOLUTION  (SC) 

$10.00

Out of print, but we have one copy:
CONFEDERATE BELT BUCKLES AND PLATES
 1st Edition by Steve Mullinax. 

This is the first edition from 1991. 234 pages with over 400 buckles and plates pictured.
Inscribed to someone and signed by the author. Used but in very good condition with dust cover.
SOLD!!!
 
DIRECTORY OF AMERICAN MILITARY GOODS DEALERS & MAKERS 1775 – 1950, Volume 2 by Bazelon & McGuinn. Over 600 pages of detailed information that covers a longer span of time than does Volume 1
and contains all new information with no duplication from the first volume.  A definite "must have"
for any serious collector!

$ 69.00
   
THE ENGLISH CONNECTION by C.A. Huey & R. Pritchard with M. Nichols, Tim Prince & Dean Thomas
Close to 600 pages full of great information and color photographs detailing the British trade with Americans during the Civil War.  Detailed information on Enfields, Handguns such as Kerr, Beaumont-Adams, LeMat, Tranter and more, Ammunition (cartridges, caps, molds and more) Swords, Accoutrements, Artillery, Uniforms and all with great detailed color photos!
$ 95.00
 

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UNIFORM BUTTONS OF THE UNITED STATES, 1776 - 1865  Warren K. Tice.
A very lightly used copy. 519 pages 8-1/2" X 11" full of pictures and descriptions of buttons!  This book has become one of the "must haves" as it contains many buttons not covered in Albert's, and also lists every known backmark for each button. It includes buttons all the way back to the American Revolution,  and a section covering the complete period of Confederate manufacture, so as a Civil War button reference, this is great!
These are very hard to find, and if we didn't tell you this one was used, you'd never guess it wasn't new!
 
$ 195.00
 
Out of print, but we have one copy:

CIVIL WAR PROJECTILES II With SUPPLEMENT (The Bullet Book!)
by McKee & Mason.    203 pages 
$ 55.00
    (MG)
   
Out of print, but we have one copy:
FIELF ARTILLERY PROJECTILES OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR 1993 EDITION by Tom Dickey & Peter George

This is the Revised and Supplemented 1993
Edition
The gold standard for artillery reference and the book is in excellent condition!

SOLD!!!   (MG)
 
Out of print, but we have one copy:
EXCAVATED ARTIFACTS FROM BATTLEFIELDS AND CAMPSITES OF THE CIVIL WAR 1861 - 1854
SUPPLEMENT 1 by Stanley Phillips

This is the
1980,1st and ONLY printing of this book, which was a supplement to the earlier version. 200+ pages with pictures and descriptions of artifacts recovered from Civil War sites. Plates, buckles, buttons, corps badges, bottles, canteens, spurs, stirrups, ID tags, weapons..... you name it, he's got some pictured.
The dust cover only has a few tears and small holes, and the book is in excellent condition!

$ 135
.00
 
Out of print, but we have one copy:
EXCAVATED ARTIFACTS FROM BATTLEFIELDS AND CAMPSITES OF THE CIVIL WAR 1861 - 1854
 by Stanley Phillips

This is the 5th printing from 1986. 200+ pages with pictures and descriptions of artifacts recovered from Civil
War sites.
Plates, buckles, buttons, corps badges, bottles, canteens, spurs, stirrups, ID tags, weapons..... you name it, he's got some pictured.
For years this was the go-to reference for every relic hunter.
Used but in very good condition without dust cover.

SOLD!!!
 
Out of print, but we have one copy:
CONFEDERATE BELT BUCKLES AND PLATES
 1st Edition by Steve Mullinax. 

This is the first edition from 1991. 234 pages with over 400 buckles and plates pictured.
Used but in very good condition with dust cover.

$ 75.00  On Hold!!
 
CONFEDERATE ARSENALS, LABORATORIES AND ORDNANCE DEPOTS (3 Volumes)
A monumental study of 58 C.S. and southern state facilities, 55 of which produced bullets and cartridges during the war. But included in these 1248 pages are over 1300 photos and illustrations, including 593 bullet and cartridge specimens, 88 cartridge package labels and crates, 176 arsenal buildings and city views, 94 maps showing arsenal locations, 90 bullet molds, 48 original documents, 31 portraits of ordnance personnel, 88 miscellaneous images of cannon, machinery, percussion caps, rifles and carbines, coins, patents, artillery projectiles and 118 southern bank notes from the cities and towns that hosted C.S. ordnance manufactories.  In addition, the names of thousands of brave men, women and children who labored as cartridge makers for "the Cause" are honored within.  All 3 Volumes $ 150.00
 

EVERYDAY ARTIFACTS, America 1750 - 1850, by Anthony L. Tafel
112 8-1/2" x 11" pages with over 280 crisp color photos of artifacts of early Amercan every-day life that were useful for surveying land,
 building log homes, farming the land, traveling, blacksmithing, cabinetmaking and more, more more!  From light paper ephemera such as
land surveys and playing cards to heavy garden stones and Conestoga wagon components, they are pictured and explained. 
This book is ideal for all of us with a passion for history and a curiosity about historic objects!

$ 20.00  (Soft Cover)
 
THE BOWIE KNIFE, Unsheathing an American Legend by Norm Flayderman.   512 pages 9-1/4" X 12-1/2" full of all color pictures.This is a thoroughly researched and documented study of the Bowie Knife, from when it first made its appearance in the course of a brawl on a Mississippi River sandbar near Natchez, Mississippi in 1827 on through the Mexican War, the California Gold Rush, the American Civil War and beyond! Profuse with color photos of the knives and other artifacts, as well as copies of old photos of men carrying the Bowie Kife.
A must have for anyone interested in this legendary American blade!
 
$ 80.00
BookInsigniaofIndepenence.JPG (691376 bytes) BookInsigniaofIndepenenceDetail.JPG (229366 bytes) INSIGNIA OF INDEPENDENCE, Military Buttons, Accouterment Plates & Gorgets of the American Revolution Don Troiani and James L. Kochan.   297 pages 8-1/2" X 11" full of pictures and descriptions of buttons, buckles, gorgets & more!  Nicely arranged with sections covering the uniform accouterment of the British, American and French forces of the American Revolution.   Hundreds of sharp, black & white photos of buttons & plates, mixed with color pictures of period paintings showing participants of the war wearing the very same equipment!  A must have for Rev War collectors!   $ 75.00
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The Civil War Collector's Price Guide 12th Edition
280 pages of every collecting category of the American Civil War.  This edition of the Guide features not only updated values but also 500 black-and-white images, numerous full-color pages, scores upon scores of new listings, and even an all-new category.
 $40.00

Belt Buckles & Plates

BOOKambuck.JPG (171796 bytes) AMERICAN MILITARY BELT PLATES by Michael O'Donnel & Duncan Campbell.
600+ pages of everything from the American Revolution up to and past the Civil War. 
 

$50.00

BOOKkerksis.JPG (78990 bytes) Out of print, but we have one copy:
PLATES AND BUCKLES OF THE AMERICAN MILITARY 1795 - 1874 by Kerksis.
Over 500 photos of US & CS plates and buckles. 568 pages.
 

$75.00 
 
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CONFEDERATE BELT BUCKLES AND PLATES
 Expanded Edition
by Steve Mullinax. 
Over 40 more plates than the original edition, with new captions and info on all the plates!  Now 247 pages.
 

$ 55.00  Sold Out !

Buttons

BOOKalbert.JPG (26323 bytes) RECORD OF AMERICAN UNIFORM AND HISTORICAL BUTTONS by Alphaeus H. Albert. The button book! 511 pages             
$ 45.00
   
AMERICAN MILITARY BUTTON MAKERS AND DEALERS;
THEIR BACKMARKS & DATES
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by McGuinn & Bazelon.
The 20066 enlarged edition, with more information and more pictures! 189 pages      

$ 20.00

 

   
BOOKtice.JPG (38009 bytes) UNIFORM BUTTONS OF THE UNITED STATES, 1776 - 1865  Warren K. Tice. This is one we've all been waiting for! 519 pages 8-1/2" X 11" full of pictures and descriptions of buttons! Tice has done an astounding amount of research, so that this book contains many buttons not covered in Albert's, and also lists every known backmark for each button. There are also chapters on four leading manufacturers, with histories of the companies and great photos of their backmarks . The section on state buttons includes buttons all the way back to the American Revolution, with the United States section starting in about 1830, and a section covering the complete period of Confederate manufacture, so as a Civil War button reference, this is great!  
Out of print and very hard to find, but we still have it for 
$ 195.00
BookInsigniaofIndepenence.JPG (691376 bytes) INSIGNIA OF INDEPENDENCE, Military Buttons, Accouterment Plates & Gorgets of the American Revolution Don Troiani and James L. Kochan.  
297 pages 8-1/2" X 11" full of pictures and descriptions of buttons, buckles, gorgets & more!  Nicely arranged with sections covering the uniform accouterment of the British,
American and French forces of the American Revolution.   Hundreds of sharp, black & white photos of buttons & plates, mixed with color pictures of period paintings showing
participants of the war wearing the very same equipment!  
A must have for Rev War collectors!   
$ 75.00
BOOKhurley.JPG (22232 bytes) A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO FRENCH MILITARY BUTTONS of the AMERICAN REVOLUTION  (SC)  $10.00    

Firearms & Edged Weapons

CIVIL WAR SMALL ARMS OF THE U.S. NAVY AND MARINE CORPS
 by John D. McAulay
184 pages
 8-1/2" X 11" with pictures and description of the pistols, long arms,
swords & cutlasses, axes and related accoutrement used by the Navy & Marines.

$ 39.00
THE BURNSIDE BREECHLOADING CARBINES by Edward A. Hull.
95 pages 7" X 9-12" with pictures and description of the 1st through
5th models of this widely used Civil War Carbine.

$ 19.00
FIREPOWER FROM ABROAD by Wiley Sword.
125 pages 7" X 9-12" with pictures and description of the Confederate Enfield and the LeMat Revolver.
$ 23.00
   
MUSKETS OF THE REVOLUTION and the French & Indian Wars by Bill Ahearn.
248 pages 8-1/2" X 11" with pictures and description of the Revolutionary and French & Indian War period.
$ 50.00
   
BOOKcwpistols.JPG (37775 bytes) CIVIL WAR PISTOLS by John McAulay. Pictures with description of pistols used by the Northern forces of the Civil War. 166 pages.  (SC)  
$ 24.00
   
BOOKcwarms.JPG (25089 bytes) AN INTRODUCTION TO CIVIL WAR SMALL ARMS by Coates & Thomas. A summary of the muskets, rifles and pistols most used during the war.  (SC)
$ 8.00
 
   
BOOKcwcarb.JPG (26849 bytes) CARBINES OF THE CIVIL WAR by John D. McAuley. Back in print, this is a must for carbine collectors! 123 pages.   (SC)   
$ 13.00
    SOLD OUT!!
   
BOOKusarms.JPG (20096 bytes) UNITED STATES MILITARY SMALL ARMS, 1816 - 1865  Robert Reilly. One of the best ever reference works for weapons of the Civil War. 275 pages with drawings that show more detail than photos would, and great descriptive text. Covers muskets, rifle-muskets, rifles, carbines and handguns of the U.S. in detail.
$45.00  SOLD OUT!
   
BOOKsharps.JPG (24937 bytes) CIVIL WAR SHARPS CARBINES & RIFLES by Earl J. Coates & John D. McAuley. How would you like to I.D. your Sharps to the soldier that it was issued to? This new book does just that for over 4,000 rifles and carbines. Also has great overview of different models of carbines and rifles produced by Sharps, including the Sharps & Hankins. 108 pages. (SC) 
SOLD OUT!
   
bookBAYO.JPG (18029 bytes) AMERICAN SOCKET BAYONETS AND SCABBARDS
by Robert Reilly. From colonial to Post Civil War. 209 pages.   
$ 45.00  
 SOLD OUT!!
   
BOOKpistolammo.jpg (117350 bytes) PERCUSSION AMMUNITION PACKETS  Union, Confederate & Eurpoean by John J. Malloy, Dean S. Thomas and Terry White.  134 pages, profuse with color photos of cartridge packages and a section of many color photos of the cartridges themselves.
$ 75.00
   
CIVIL WAR ARMY SWORDS A Study of United States Army Swords from 1832 through 1865 by John H. Thillmann
607 pages of knowledge!!  Great photos and descriptions of Foot Artillery Swords, NCO Swords, Officer's of all sorts, Pay Department, Medical Staff and more!  Goes hand in glove with his
CIVIL WAR CAVALRY & ARTILLERY SABERS volume.
$ 89.00
   
bookpson.jpg (17038 bytes) THE AMERICAN SWORD 1775 - 1945 by Peterson.
Swords, swords, and more swords! 345 pages text & photos.
$ 45.00
   
BOOKames.JPG (20218 bytes) AMES SWORD COMPANY 1829 – 1935 by J. Hamilton.
A great reference for any collector! 255 pages. 
$ 45.00
   
BOOKcrouchsword.JPG (72642 bytes) HISTORIC AMERICAN SWORDS by Howard Crouch.   174 pages of photos and descriptions of nearly 200 styles of American swords, from Colonial and Rev. War swords, on through the Civil War and beyond including Confederate and Fraternal swords.     
$ 38.00
   

Artillery

BOOKfuse.JPG (165242 bytes) ARTILLERY FUSES of the CIVIL WAR  by Charles H. Jones.   Well written and researched, with tons of photos of fuses, fuse adapters, tools and  implements. 167 pages.
SOLD!!
   
BOOKguideart.JPG (29575 bytes) GUIDE TO CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY PROJECTILES by Melton & Pawl. Loaded with information and photos of Civil War artillery projectiles. 96 pages. (SC)  
$ 10.00
   
BOOKbell.JPG (77898 bytes) CIVIL WAR HEAVY EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE by Jack Bell.  Another great book about a subject that has long awaited a thorough study.  537 pages full of pictures and information on artillery projectiles from the big guns!
$ 50.00
 
   
BOOKcscannon.JPG (67949 bytes) CONFEDERATE CANNON FOUNDRIES by Larry J. Daniel /Riley W. Gunter. Great research info. on a critical facet of the war. 112 pages. (SC)  
$ 15.00
   

Excavated Relics

BOOKcrouchsmall.JPG (20889 bytes) CIVIL WAR ARTIFACTS, A Guide for the Historian by Howard Crouch.
A wonderful new book on dug artifacts, with pictures and descriptions of military accoutrements and weapons, as well as everyday camp equipment. Destined to be a classic! 237 pages.

$ 45.00    
   
THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF AMERICAN CIVIL WAR RELICS by Sylvia & O'Donnel. This traces our hobby from soldiers picking up souvenirs after battle, to modern day collectors and detectors Hundreds of pictures including a special color section. This one's for every one regardless of your area of interest. 319 pages.   
 Out of Print but we have a used copy for $ 75.00  
   
BOOKbullet.JPG (83658 bytes) CIVIL WAR PROJECTILES II With SUPPLEMENT (The Bullet Book!)
by McKee & Mason.    203 pages 
$ 40.00
    SOLD OUT!!
   
BOOKbulguide.JPG (26555 bytes) A HANDBOOK OF CIVIL WAR BULLETS & CARTRIDGES by James Thomas and Dean Thomas. A great new reference with up to date info. 75 pages. (SC)  
$ 10.00
   

Revolutionary War, War of 1812 and Colonial Artifacts

BookInsigniaofIndepenence.JPG (691376 bytes) BookInsigniaofIndepenenceDetail.JPG (229366 bytes) INSIGNIA OF INDEPENDENCE, Military Buttons, Accouterment Plates & Gorgets of the American Revolution Don Troiani and James L. Kochan.   297 pages 8-1/2" X 11" full of pictures and descriptions of buttons, buckles, gorgets & more!  Nicely arranged with sections covering the uniform accouterment of the British, American and French forces of the American Revolution.   Hundreds of sharp, black & white photos of buttons & plates, mixed with color pictures of period paintings showing participants of the war wearing the very same equipment!  A must have for Rev War collectors!   $ 75.00
MUSKETS OF THE REVOLUTION and the French & Indian Wars by Bill Ahearn.
248 pages 8-1/2" X 11" with pictures and description of the Revolutionary and French & Indian War period.
$ 50.00
   
THE BROWN BESS, An Identification Guide and Illustrated Study of Britain's Most Famous Musket by Erik Goldstein & Stuart Mowbray.   160 pages 8-1/2" X 11" full of all color photographs starting with the Pattern 1730 Long Land Musket, ending with the Pattern 1809 Musket and describing the details and differences of these and pretty much all the models between the two!   A must have for Rev War collectors!   $ 40.00    
"A SOLDIER LIKE WAY" The Material Culture of the British Infantry 1751 - 1768 by R. R. Gale.   137 pages 8-1/2" X 11" full of  text describing the daily life of British Infantrymen, along with hundreds of color photographs depicting the military and personal items carried in the course of their enlistment.   $ 34.00    
OF SORTS FOR PROVINCIALS, American Weapons of the French and Indian War by Jim Mullins.   185 pages 8-1/2" X 11" full of color photographs of rare surviving weapons, accoutrements and related objects and artwork along with detailed text and the equipment regulations of each colony!   $ 34.00    
FOR TRADE AND TREATY, Firearms of the American Indians 1600 - 1920 by Ryan R. Gale.   201 pages 8-1/2" X 11" full of color photos of the many types of guns offered to the American Indian for trade and treaty by the Dutch, French, British, Americans and half a dozen or so private entities, such as the Hudson Bay Company for literally hundreds of years!  $ 36.00    

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COLLECTOR'S ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. George C. Neumann and Frank J. Kravic.Back in print! The finest reference book ever done on artifacts from the Revolutionary War. Photo illustrated text. 286 pages.  (SC)   
$ 33.00
   
BOOKsbrevwar.JPG (26156 bytes) SWORDS & BLADES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION by George C. Neumann. Back in print! A must for Rev. War collectors and for edged weapon collectors. Photo illustrated text. 288 pages.   (SC)  
$25.00
   
BOOKrevbattlewep.JPG (32760 bytes) BATTLE WEAPONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION  by george C. Neumann.  393 pages of guns, swords and accoutrements!
$43.00
(SC)
   
BOOKearlyfurn.JPG (19489 bytes) EARLY AMERICAN ANTIQUE COUNTRY FURNISHINGS George Neumann, 1984. Soft cover, 349 pages, profusely illustrated with descriptions, dating, and prices. Excellent reference for everything from furniture to everyday household items.  (SC) 
$ 20.00  SOLD OUT!
   
BOOKtidings.JPG (104120 bytes) TIDINGS FROM THE 18th CENTURY A Colonial American How-To and Living History  Beth Gilgun.  277 pages written in first person with observations and instruction of all manner of Colonial American life. There are lots of photos and illustrations of men's and women's clothing, accessories, daily life, games, food and much more.  A glimpse into early America. 
$ 25.00
   

Currency, Tokens & Bonds

     

Misc. Reference

BookGettysburg.JPG (159035 bytes) GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD RELICS & SOUVENIRS
by Mike O'Donnell with Charles "Hap" Hazard & Sue Boardman,  319 pages
Page after page of wonderful relics with brief descriptions of what they are, and where they were found on the battlefields of Gettysburg!  Whether "cleaned up" off the field immediately after the battle, "eyeballed" years later, or metal detected decades later, they are all part of this fascinating study!  This is an outstanding reference book that everyone should have!
$ 35.00
   
BookCanteenNew.JPG (363262 bytes) U.S. ARMY & MILITIA CANTEENS 1775 - 1910 by Mike O'Donnel
Nice hardbound, scholarly work on a very diverse and interesting subject.  300 pages covering wood canteens (both militia style and Confederate) metal canteens (northern, southern and militia) and all sorts of "filter canteens", "medical canteens" and other specialized types.  Tons of excellent photographs with profuse text and details on who made and sold these critical pieces of military equipment.
$ 38.50
   
BOOKdealers.JPG (15174 bytes) DIRECTORY OF AMERICAN MILITARY GOODS DEALERS & MAKERS 1785 – 1915 by Bazelon & McGuinn. An updated version of the previous work, with twice the info! 360 pages.  
$ 35.00
   
THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF AMERICAN CIVIL WAR RELICS by Sylvia & O'Donnel. This traces our hobby from soldiers picking up souvenirs after battle, to modern day collectors and detectors Hundreds of pictures including a special color section. This one's for every one regardless of your area of interest. 319 pages.   Out of Print but we have a used copy for $ 50.00     
BOOKrball.JPG (26405 bytes) ROUND BALL TO RIMFIRE A History of Civil War Small Arms Ammunition Part 1 by Dean Thomas. A scholarly study of bullets, with chapters devoted to Explosive bullets, the Shalers, William's Cleaners, Gun Cotton Bullets and much more. 333 pages with photos and tons of research!
 $ 40.00
   
BOOKthomas2.JPG (90992 bytes) ROUND BALL TO RIMFIRE A History of Civil War Small Arms Ammunition Part 2 Federal Breechloading Carbines and Rifles by Dean Thomas. A new volume in this scholarly study of bullets and cartridges, with chapters devoted to ammunition for Burnsides, Colt, Merrill, Sharps, Spencer and the rest! 5223 pages with photos and tons of research!
$ 50.00
   
BOOKhorst.JPG (13700 bytes) HORSTMANNS: The Enterprise of Military Equipage by Bruce Bazelon. A history of one of the leading militaryequipment manufacturers of the war. 199 pages of information, pictures, copies of period advertisements, etc.
$25.00
   
BOOKcssaddles.JPG (106597 bytes) CONFEDERATE SADDLES & HORSE EQUIPMENT by Ken R. Knopp. 194 pages of detailed photos and information of southern saddles, and the equipment that accompanies them. 
SOLD OUT!
   
BOOKcbox.JPG (23990 bytes) CIVIL WAR CARTRIDGE BOXES OF THE US INFANTRYMAN by Paul Johnson.  351 pages text and photos.  Now you can know exactly what your cartridge box is!  
$ 45.00
   
BOOKrubber.JPG (52534 bytes) INDIA RUBBER AND GUTTA-PERCHA IN THE CIVIL WAR  Mike Woshner.  A 320 page illustrated history of rubber and pre-plastic antiques, including military items such as rubber blankets, knapsacks, holsters, canteens, etc as well as other civilian products: image cases, combs, flasks, pipes and much, much more.  Plenty of pictures, and appendixes contauning invaluable manufacturer and patent info.
$ 40.00
   
BOOKmsuic.JPG (21942 bytes) CIVIL WAR MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS by Garofalo & Elrod. 116 pages w/photos of drums and brass instruments. (SC)  
$ 10.00
   
BOOKcwmed1.JPG (24681 bytes) CIVIL WAR MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS AND EQUIPMENT Vol. I
by Dr. Dammann. 100 pages photos and text. (SC) 
$9.00  Out of Stock
   
BOOKcwmed2.JPG (24604 bytes) CIVIL WAR MEDICAL  INSTRUMENTS AND EQUIPMENT Vol. II
by Dr. Dammann. Continuation of above. 96 pages. (SC) 
$ 9.00
   
BOOKmed3.JPG (22758 bytes) CIVIL WAR MEDICAL  INSTRUMENTS AND EQUIPMENT Vol. III
by Dr. Dammann. Continuation of above. 126 pages. (SC) 
$ 10.00 
SOLD OUT!!
   
BOOKmedcw.JPG (28058 bytes) CIVIL WAR MEDICINE 1861 - 1865 by DR. Keith Wilbur, M.D.  119 pages text and line drawings. (SC) 
$9.00
  SOLD OUT!!
   
BOOKarmyblue.JPG (59657 bytes) ARMY BLUE The Uniform of Uncle Sam's Regulars 1848 - 1873
John P. Langellier. An extensively researched volume of U.S. uniforms with photos and exacting detail.  We've needed this for years!  352 pages 12" X 9-1/2" with hundreds of  photos of uniforms as well as period images of men wearing them.   Many of the pictures are full color.  There are appendixes with unifo
rm regulations of 1847, 1851, 1861 & 1872. This is an impressive and much needed book.
$ 80.00
   
STRATEGEM 1861 Early Civil War Tactics and the Battle for the Potomac by Robert H. C. Alton
154 pages  8-1/4" X 10-1/4"  Early in the Civil War nearly ended in 1861 with a Confederate victory in the lesser known Battle for the Potomac River near Washington, DC.  This book explores the military tactics and the political landscape of the era and one of the most sensitive campaigns of the war, with events stretching from Baltimore to North Carolina's outer Banks.
$ 35.00
   

EVERYDAY ARTIFACTS, America 1750 - 1850, by Anthony L. Tafel
112 8-1/2" x 11" pages with over 280 crisp color photos of artifacts of early Amercan every-day life that were useful for surveying land,
 building log homes, farming the land, traveling, blacksmithing, cabinetmaking and more, more more!  From light paper ephemera such as
land surveys and playing cards to heavy garden stones and Conestoga wagon components, they are pictured and explained. 
This book is ideal for all of us with a passion for history and a curiosity about historic objects!

$ 20.00