67 Project Gemini: America in Space Series Eugen Reichl. This second volume in the "America in Space" series continues the history of the American manned space program. Beginning in 1964, two unmanned and tenmannedflightstookplace intheGeminiprogram.All Project Gemini missions are discussed, including details on all craft and the astronauts involved. Superb color, archival images, cutaways, and plans are also included. Size:6"x9"•132color images•144pp. ISBN:978-0-7643-5070-2•hardcover•$19.99 NASA: Space Flight Research and Pioneer- ing Developments Hans-Jürgen Becker. This book covers NASA’s space flight research from the agency’s beginnings as NACA in 1915 to present-dayNASA.Excitingprojectsanddevelop- ments are portrayed, such as the first supersonic flight of the X-1 in 1947, the flights of the fastest manned aircraft, the rocket-powered X-15, the flight-testing of the lunar module for the moon landings, testing new wing concepts, and more. Size:8.5"x11"•164colorphotos•208pp. ISBN:978-0-7643-3879-3•hard•$39.99 From Space to Earth: The Laboratory and Marketplace Feuerbacher & Messerschmid. This book describes the latest developments in spaceflight and looks toward humanity’s future beyond earth. Complex scientific and technical aspects of the world’s space programs are explained in understandable terms. Current researchand trends,alongwithnewapplications, are discussed. Size:8.5"x11"•400color/bwphotos•320pp. ISBN:978-0-7643-3776-5•hard•$39.99 Touching Space: The Story of Project Manhigh Gregory P. Kennedy. Project Manhigh took humans to the threshold of space using bal- loons.Oneachofthreeflights,theAirForceplaced a lonepilot inasealedcapsulenineteenmilesabove ground.Atsuchextremealtitudes,thepilotswere wellwithinthefunctionalequivalentofouterspace andneededthesealedcapsuletosurvive.Manhigh preceded the creation of NASA and helped pave the way for human space exploration. Size:8.5"x11"•130color/bwphotos•128pp. ISBN:978-0-7643-2788-9•soft•$24.95 TRANSPORTATION: ACCIDENTS Smashups: The Hazards of Travel. RobertC.Reed.An intriguing iconography of travel accidents of all genres—air, highway, railway, and water-wrecks in- volving trucks, buses, cars, light planes, jetliners, seaplanes, freight trains, and ships. Over 180 photographs. Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 186 b/w photos 176 pp.• ISBN: 0-7643-0766-5 soft cover • $19.95 Train Wrecks: A Pictorial History of Ac- cidents on the Main Line. Robert C. Reed. American railroad history is filled with accounts of misadventure. Steam boilers blew up. Bridges collapsed under the weight of heavy engines. Locomotives crashed head-on because of signal failures. Passenger cars derailed, often with dire results. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 298 b/w photos • 184 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-0136-0 • soft cover • $19.99 Crash! Travel Mishaps and Calamities. Robert Reed. With over 150 photos, this book captures on filmwrecks and crashes of all kinds: air, highway, railway, and water as well as accidents involving trucks, buses, cars, light planes, jetliners, seaplanes, freight trains, and ships. Pore over the photographs and captions and experience the thrill of danger in the comfort and safety of your own home. Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 182 b/w photos • 176 pp. ISBN: 0-7643-0813-0 • soft cover • $19.95 UNDERTAKING Cemetery Gates: Death andMourning Through the Ages. Corvis Nocturnum. A study of death and mourning around the globe and through the ages. Examine death, its significance in religious and ethnic views, cultural myths, and its use in art and literature throughout the ages. Find out how different religions and ethnic groups understand death, the mourning that accompanies it, and the implications that people have given it. Size: 7" x 10" • 150 color images • 144 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3787-1 • soft cover • $24.99 The Upside of Undertaking. Catherine Olen. Ever wonder what goes on behind closed doors at your local cemeteryor funeralhome?Youwon’twant toputdown this delicious collection of real-life tales of mortuary experiences.Readhilariousstoriesofthedeadand living that will keep you laughing for hours. Size: 6" x 9" • 20 b/w illustrations • 96 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3586-0 • soft cover • $12.99 Postmortem Collectibles. C. L. Mill- er. Intended to be intriguing but not morbid, this book takes readers on an amazing journey through past, present, and evolving postmortem practices. A remarkable array of collectible items. Size: 11"x81/2"•198colorphotos,135 b/w photos • Price Guide/Index 160 pp. • ISBN: 0-7643-1330-4 soft cover • $29.95 U.S. CIVIL WAR J. HowardWert's Gettysburg: A Collection of Relics from the Civil War Battle. Bruce E. Mowday & G. Craig Caba. The amazing private collection of artifacts from the Civil War battle preserved by J. Howard Wert, who aided federal troops during the three-day clash, is presented in over 120 color images and engaging text about Wert's life. Includes weapons, clothing, letters, and furniture related to the battle and the town. Size: 9 1/8" x 8 1/8" • 127 photos • 144 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-5391-8 • hard cover • $34.99 Three Cheers for the Chesapeake!: History of the 4th Maryland Light Artillery Battery in the Civil War. Rick Richter. The 4th Maryland Artillery (CSA) from its formation to the surrender at Appomattox, told through previously unpublished letters, documents, and photos. Includes a statistical analysis of census and service record data of the members of the battery and a complete roster of every man who served in the unit. Size: 7" x 10" • 51 color and b/w photos • 240 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-5262-1 • hard cover •$34.99 Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse, Gold, and Guns: The 1874 YellowstoneWagon Road and Prospecting Expedition and the Battle of Lodge Grass Creek. Colonel French L. MacLean, U.S. Army Retired. This is the most-detailed work on the obscure legend of the 1874YellowstoneWagon Road Prospecting Expedition in the Montana Territory ever produced—the product of multi-year research across the country and detailed visits to the three battlefields and expedition route of over 500 miles. Size: 7" x 10" • 342 color and b/w images • 352pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-5151-8 • hard cover • $45.00 Soldiers at the Doorstep: Civil War Lore. Revised and Expanded 2nd edition. Larry S. Chowning. During the Civil War, areas in the South were behind enemy lines, and civilians were forced to confront the threat of Union soldiers arriving on their doorstep. This expanded 2nd edition of word- of-mouth tales handed down from the generation that lived through the war, includes more tales, pictures, and updates. Size: 6" x 9" • 5 color and 34 b/w images • 128 pp. ISBN: 978-0-87033-642-3 • hard cover •$24.99 Artifacts of the Battle of Little Big Horn: Custer, the 7th Cavalry & the Lakota and Cheyenne Warriors. Will Hutchison. A comprehensive photographic essay regarding surviving artifacts of Custer and the Little Bighorn battle – some never before published. Information on the battle, Custer’s 7th Cavalry, and the Indian warriors. Artifacts are accompanied by detailed descriptions regarding their origin and the stories behind them. Size: 9" x 12" • 355 color images • 208pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-5147-1 • hard cover • $49.99 Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Famous Leaders and Battles of the Civil War. This 19th cen- tury concise history of the American Civil war is illustrated with 740 wood cuts. Include portraits of political and military leaders, famous forts, pivotal battles and naval engagements, military encampments, and major events. These images were created by a corps of war artists employed by Frank Leslie for his illustrated newspapers. Size: 11 3/4" x 16" • 740 b/w illustrations Indexes • 544 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-3996-7 hard cover • $99.99 Suppliers to the Confederacy: English Arms and Accoutrements. Craig L. Barry and David C. Burt. a fresh look at the incredible impact the English had on supplying the Confederacy and its effect on the U.S. Civil War. New research includes the discovery of lost information on many of the commercial gun makers. Size: 6" x 9" • 347 color and b/w photos • 304 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-5076-4 • hard cover • $39.99 Suppliers to the Confederacy, Vol. II: More British Imported Arms and Accoutrements. Craig L. Barry and David C. Burt. Volume II of the Suppliers to the Confederacy series contains all new sections on British imported arms and equipment used by Confederate forces during the American Civil War. New histories are included for gun makers and new passages on imported nipple wrenches, canteens, and haversacks, with all new and updated text. Size: 6" x 9" • 347 color and b/w photos • 304 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-5076-4 • hard cover • $39.99 Lincoln’s Senior Generals: Photographs and Biographical Sketches of the Major Generals of the Union Army. Tom Glass. Lincoln appointed 133 Major Generals to lead the union army. Their photographs and biographical sketches are provided in this candid view of the union war effort and its high command.. Featured here are rare cartes de visite (CDV), as well as other rare period images. Size: 6"x9" • over 250 b/w images • 400 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-4035-2 • hard cover • $59.99 Camp William Penn: 1863-1865. Donald Scott, Sr. Located just outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Camp William Penn was the largest and first Civil War facility to exclusively train black soldiers. Almost 11,000 soldiers trained there, many runaway or ex-slaves, forming 11 regiments that were involved in major battles and actions during the war. When America’s veryexistencewas threatened, thewarriorsand freedom fighters from Camp William Penn were a major factor in the Union’s victory. The complete story is told here. Size: 6" x 9" • 130+ b/w images • 384 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-4253-0 • hard cover •$29.99 Firestorm at Gettysburg: Civilian Voices June-November 1863. Jim Slade & John Alexander. From one of the most pivotal events of the American Civil War, Gettysburg civilians recount the battle. Accounts gleaned from dia- ries, letters, newspapers, interviews, and books. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 160+ b/w photographs 192 pp. • ISBN: 0-7643-0618-9 hardcover • $39.95 TRANSPORTATION: SPACE, ACCIDENTS • UNDERTAKING • U.S. CIVIL WAR