The Gettysburg Official Records (vol. 27, part 1-3) Pre-Order Now

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Late December 2021/Early 2022
Hardcover, sewn, 6 x 9
3 vols., 3,334 pages
First 100 sets only

BOOKS HAVE ARRIVED. They will ship in the order received. When you see a charge, that means your books will ship out within 24-48 hours. Thank you for your patience. It was hard for us too, knowing they were printed four months ago!
SOLD OUT. TAKING WAITLIST PRE-ORDERS because we may print again in 2022. Call our office (916-941-6896) or email us: and get your name on the list. No payment needed. Cancel any time. No commitment. 
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450 sets ordered.
The Official Records volumes for Gettysburg (vol. 27, parts 1, 2, and 3). 
WHAT ARE THE OFFICIAL RECORDS? No serious study of the American Civil War is complete without consulting the Official Records. Affectionately known as the "OR," the 128 volumes of the Official Records provide the most comprehensive, authoritative, and voluminous reference on Civil War operations. The OR is full of battle reports, letters, telegrams, and other communications organized chronologically. (Gettysburg is in volume 27, parts 1-3). Everything is by the principal leaders who fought the battles and wrote their assessments, or the telegrams, letters, and so forth. The Official Records are thus the eyewitness accounts of the people who fought the war.
v27, pt. 1: Union Reports
v27, pt. 2: Confederate Reports
v27, pt. 3: Everything else (all Gettysburg related)
[The Bachelder Papers, by comparison, are firsthand accounts by veterans of every rank written back and forth to John Bachelder explaining their roles at Gettysburg only!]
Finding a full set of these in very good condition is tough, and for a fair price is darn near impossible.  The CD version is very hard to use, and the online versions are often error-filled, and also hard to use and clunky. Ugh. The inexpensive paperbacks you can get are Print on Demand, cheaply made, and mine fell apart after minimal use. 

We are your sole source provider. 
They will not be available on Amazon, or at a discount price.
First 100 sets hand-numbered / Signed by Publisher on title page next to SB Logo.
You don't pay until the books are ready to ship (est. late Dec/early Jan).
TERMS: We understand if you would like to pay in three or four installments.
No problem. No extra charge.

PAGE COUNT: Roughly 3,340 pp. total. (More than 1,000 pages longer than The Bachelder Papers!

BINDING: Heavy buckram covers for long use, SEWN & GLUED for what we call "forever use," with matching head and foot bands. 

STAMPING: Gold foil on the spine

PAPER: high quality acid-free, 40# to match the OR last printing. 
PRINT RUN: In a word, small. We anticipate only 250 - 300 sets. (Theoretically if could go up, but if it does it won't be by much.)  

PRICE: $169.00 . (Price went up to $175 July 1)
Shipping TBD. It will be the exact cost (no handling charge, ever). 
PRE-ORDER NOW--Email, then call.
EMAIL: Specify you want to reserve the Gettysburg OR. If you have recently provided your credit card info, note that in the email and there is no need to follow up with a call.

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