COVID-19 Update

October 21, 2020: Biblio is open and shipping orders. Read more here.

Skip to content

Biblio logo: Used, Rare and Collectible Books for Sale

Add to want list

Rare Civil War Books Rare & Antiquarian Books

Many of our Biblio booksellers offer antique and rare Civil War books that would add great value to your book collection. Some of these books go into great detail about the American Civil War, and some these selections include maps and posters from the Civil War era. Browse our collection of rare Civil War books for your next great find.



Gone With The Wind by Mitchell, Margaret

First Edition, First Printing, published in May 1936. A Fine copy with a reproduction First Issue Fine dust jacket. "Macmillan Spring Novels" printed on back cover. The book is bound in the publisher's cloth in excellent condition. The binding is tight wi...

From Beauport Books

$6,495.00


Manual of Rifle Practice by Wingate, George W

George Wingate entered the Civil War as a private in the New York State Guard. He soon discovered that the militia had very poor shooting skills, and devoted himself to correcting that failing. By the end of the war he had been promoted to Captai...

From Jim Arner

$5,000.00


AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF EPPA HUNTON by Hunton, Eppa

Richmond: The William Byrd Press, 1933. Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding. Octavo. xx, 268 pp., frontispiece and 2 additional portraits. First Edition, number 59 of 100 copies, signed by Eppa Hunton, IV on the limitation page. Additional inscription by Hun...

From Michael Pyron, Bookseller

$5,000.00


A Manual of Military Surgery by [Confederate Imprint] (CHISOLM, JOHN JULIAN) By Order of the Surgeon General

Richmond Virginia: Ayers & Wade, 1863. Very good. 12 mo. (7 x 4 1/2 inches) 298 + (1) pages, 30 lithographed black and white plates, original cloth-backed marbled wrappers, a few leaves browned "This was the standard manual for Confederate surgeons. Chis...

From Caravan Book Store

$3,750.00


Autograph Leaves of Our Country's Authors

Scarce copy of "Autograph Leaves of Our Country's Authors." 1864; Cushings & Bailey; Baltimore. The book includes hand-written contributions from famous authors/figures of the day. The book was produced with the purpose of raising funds to support the Civ...

From CraigsClassics

$3,600.00


BOSTON MUSEUM SECOND WEEK OF J. WILKES BOOTH THE EMINENT YOUNG TRAGEDIAN by John Wilkes Booth

[Booth, John Wilkes] BOSTON MUSEUM SECOND WEEK OF J. WILKES BOOTH THE EMINENT YOUNG TRAGEDIAN, Who has been honored by the attendance of LARGE AND ENTHUSIASTIC AUDIENCES, AND WILL APPEAR This Tuesday Evening, May 3, 1864, IN SHAKESPEARE'S PLAY OF ROMEO AN...

From G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB

$3,500.00


Colton's New Topographical Map of the States of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware, showing also eastern Tennessee, and parts of other adjoining states; all the Fortifications, Military Stations, Rail Roads, Common Roads and other internal improvements. by Colton, J.H

New York: J.H. Colton, 1864. Brown pebbled cloth cover stamped in blind and gilt is in pristine condition. 82 x 110 cm unfolded; 10 x 16 cm folded. Full original hand coloring on onion-skin paper. Very Good. Professionally repaired tear around section a...

From Blue Whale Books, ABAA

$3,000.00


FOUR YEARS A SOLDIER by David E. Johnston, A Member of Company “D,” Seventh Virginia Infantry, and Sergeant-Major of the Regiment by Johnston, David E

Princeton, WV, 1887. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. 12mo. 437, [1 blank], ix (index), [1 blank]. First Edition, signed and inscribed by Johnston in pencil on the first blank. Recased in black buckram with original front cover laid down; textblock trimme...

From Michael Pyron, Bookseller

$2,950.00


A Unique Mid-Nineteenth Century Scrapbook, Containing Numerous Political Newspaper Clippings and Republican Campaign Edition For The Million: Containing The Republican Platform, The Lives of Fremont And Dayton , with Beautiful Steel Engravings of Each... by Republican Party Campaign

Boston: John P. Jewett & Co., 1856. This was the platform for the first national Presidential election (1856) with a Republican candidate, John C. Frémont. A RARE publication in its own right ( Rare Book Hub notes last copy appearing in a deale...

From Dale Steffey Books

$2,500.00


A Journey in the Seaboard Slave States; A Journey Through Texas; A Journey in the Back Country by Olmsted, Frederick Law

A Journey in the Seaboard Slave States; A Journey Through Texas; A Journey in the Back Country. First Edition, Three volumes. 1856, 1857, 1860. ***Contains original Texas fold out map in the Texas volume. Supplemented with original board pamphlet cover fo...

From SRG Antiquarian Books

$2,495.00


The Life Record of H. W. Graber: A Terry Texas Ranger 1861-1865 by H. W. Graber

Three quarter leather and cloth, frontis., (portrait of H. W. Graber), 442 pp., preface. An extensive narratives relating to the 8th Texas Cavalry and his reminiscences of early Ellis and Dallas Counties. His experiences during the Civil War include his b...

From Miracle Enterprises

$2,000.00


Colton's condensed octavo atlas of the Union: containing maps of all the states and territories of the United States of America. by COLTON, Joseph Hutchins

1864 Colton Civil War ATLAS Color 25 MAPS United States EARLY Montana California Joseph Hutchins Colton had begun publishing maps in New York in the 1830s. Between 1831 and 1890, the Colton firm dominated American map publishing, although Colton had no f...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$1,950.00


PHOTO ALBUM WITH CARTE-DE-VISTES AND TINTYPES by Grant, Ulysses S

A nice leather album with photographs both carte-de-viste and tintypes featuring an early and scarce Ulysses S. Grant image, two relatives who served Co. A Regiment, New Hampshire Vol. Infantry(with family notes) and other family members [Photography] B...

From Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB

$1,500.00


The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara

First edition with all the requisite first printing points; an absolutely stunning copy of this book which is notoriously hard to find in collectible condition....this being a near fine copy with a tight binding and clean white pages that shows some mild ...

From Grayshelf Books, IOBA, TXBA

$1,450.00


UNVEILING AND DEDICATION OF THE MONUMENT TO HOOD'S TEXAS BRIGADE.... And Minutes of the Thirty-Ninth Annual Reunion of Hood's Texas Brigade Association..... Together with a Short Monument and Brigade Association History and Confederate Scrap Book. by Chilton, Frank B. (compiler)

Houston: F. B. Chilton, 1911. Hard Cover. Good+ binding. Quarto. 372, [2] pp., plates. First Edition, inscribed by Chilton. Original, unrepaired bindings are seldom seen; this copy is in the original boards with titling in gold on the front cover, but h...

From Michael Pyron, Bookseller

$1,350.00


Search Rare Books

Book lovers can save on books by joining our Bibliophiles club

Are you a frequent reader or book collector?

Join the Bibliophile's Club and save 10% on every purchase, every day — up to $25 savings per order!