WILLIAMSON, JAMES J.; “Mosby’s Rangers – A Record of the Operations of the Forty-Third Battalion Virginia Cavalry, from its Organization to the Surrender, from the Diary of a Private, Supplemented and Verified with Official Reports of Federal Officers and also of Mosby; with Personal Reminiscences, Sketches of Skirmishes, battles and Bivouacs, Dashing Raids and Daring Adventures, Scenes and Incidents in the HISTORY OF MOSBY’S COMMAND. Containing Over 200 Illustrations, Including Portraits of Many of Mosby’s Men and of Federal Officers with Whom They Came in Contact, Views, Engagements, Etc,; Maps of “Mosby’s Confederacy” and Localities in Which he Operated; Muster Rolls, Occupation and Present Whereabouts of Surviving members. By James J. Williamson, Of Company A. New York: Ralph B. Kenyon, Publisher. 1896. Small 4to; 511 Pages; Original Pictorial Pale Blue C>loth with Title in Gilt on Front and Spine. W/Appendix of Confederate Reports, Federal Reports and Roster of The Forty-Third Battalion Virginia Cavalry, and Index, Signature on ffep. Very Good Copy. Quite Rare…First Edition Howes W-498
“Appendix to Diplomatic Correspondence of 1865.”
“The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln, Late President of the United States of America, and the Attempted Assassination of William H. Seward, Secretary of State, and Frederick W. Seward, Assistant Secretary, On the evening of the 14th of April, 1865. Expressions of Condolence and Sympathy Inspired by These Events. “
Washington: Government Printing Office. 1866. [There was a 1865 Edition and another edition in 1867 that was over 200 pages longer]
Very Good ++. Ex-Lib Rebound in full light gray leather with four raised bands on spine and gilt title and year. Title and Year also in gilt on front board. Marbled light blue endpapers. Quite Scarce
717 Pages Price: $350.00
OBERHOLTZER, ELLIS PAXSON, Ph. D. “Jay Cooke – Financier Of The Civil War” Two Volumes. George W. Jacobs & Co., Publishers, Philadelphia. October, 1907. Original dark blue cloth, Gilt Title, Authors last Name, Vol. #, and Publisher on Spine. Gilt top paper edges. Very Good. No Jackets. Previous two owners named inked in FFEP.
Volume One – 658 Pages in Chapters I. – XII. & 46 Full Page Black-and-White Illustrations.
Volume Two – 589 Pages in Chapters XIII. – XX with an additional 32 Full Page Black-and-White Illustrations.
Oasis Books – Civil War
At Oasis Used Books, we strive to maintain a diversified collection of Civil War material, with an additional focus on items relating to Virginia and the surrounding states.
We have sections on Sectionalism, Campaigns, Narratives, Generals, Naval, Nurses, Spies and Slaves during the war. Our primary collection consists of some 200 volumes housed in the main shop between the Revolutionary War and Virginia sections.
In addition, we maintain 3 Rare Book Rooms, one of which houses, among other genres, an additional 75-100 volumes of older antiquarian volumes. This collection is open to visitors to the shop upon their inquiry. A sample of these titles follows:
“Reminiscences of the Civil War” by General John B. Gordon. Charles Scribner’s Sons, NY 1903 First Edition in near fine condition. – Price: $175.00
‘Southern History of the War.’ “The Third Year of the War.” By Edward A. Pollard./ Charles B. Richardson, NY 1865. Professionally repaired spine. Foxed. – Price: $195.00
“Campaigning with Grant” by Horace Porter. The Century Company, NY 1897 First Edition. Very Good, cracked front hinge. – Price: $150.00
“Wearing of the Gray; Being Personal Portraits, Scenes and Adventures of the War” by John Estene Cooke. E. B. Treat, NY 1867 Professionally 1/4 Rebind in calf skin. – Price: $240.00
“Mosby’s Rangers: A Record fo the Operations of the Forty-Third Battalion Virginia Cavalry,… By James J. Williamson Ralph B. Kenyon, NY 1896 Howes W-498 scarce First Edition, Very Good – Price: $475.00
“History of the Campaign of The Army Of Virginia, Under John Pope, Brigadier-General U.S.A.; Late Major-General U. S. Volunteers; from Cedar Mountain to Alexandria, 1862. by George H. Gordon. Houghton, Osgood Boston, 1880. Ex-Lib. First Edition VG. – Price: $200.00
“Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General United States Army”. In Two Volumes. Charles L. Webster, NY Vol I – 1891; Vol II – 1888 – Price: $175.00 for the 2 volume set.
“History of the Army of the Potomac” by J. H. Stine Gibson Brothers, Washington, D.C. 1893 VG- Price: $125.00
“Jay Cooke – Financier of the Civil War” by Ellis Paxson Oberholtzer, Ph. D. Georege W. Jacobs & Co. Philadelphia. October, 1907. Two Volume Set. VG – Price: $145.00 for the 2 volume set.
“Confederate Military History” –“A Library of Confederate States History, in Twelve Volumes, Written by Distinguished Men of the South, and Edited by Gen. Clement A. Evans of Georgia. “ Confederate Publishing Company, Atlanta, GA 1899. 12 Volumes complete. Each volume wrapped in ‘bonded glassine type’ covers. – Price: $900.00 for the 12 volume set.