Sleeper Books is a genealogical publishing company

Charles D. Townsend who owned Aceto Bookmen had an extensive collection of history and biographies.   I will be selling many of his books .  If you are interested in a book please email me and I will hold it for 14 calendar days. Which would be long enough to receive payment, is payment is received

The Indians of Louisiana  by Fred B. Kniffen published by Pelican Publishing Company 1985.  Traces the first Indians in that state with a general overview. Except for some staining on the top edge this book is in very good condition.  109 pages,  hardcover with dust jacket.   Item #CDT001-$10.00

A Shepherd in Combat Boots Chaplain Emil Kapaun of the 1st Cavalry Division

by William L. Maher published by Burd Street Press, 1997.  The biography of Chaplain Emil Kapaun, who served during the Korean War.  Except for some slight staining on the top edge this book is in very good, almost new condition. Hard cover 179 pages includes index. Item # CDT002-$11.00


Sagebrush Soldier  Private William Earl Smith’s View of the Sioux War of 1876


by Sherry L. Smith University of Oklahoma Press 1989.  From Smith’s diary, which reveals life in the army on the Western frontier.  This is a first hand account of the bloody 1876 Powder River Expedition.  Hard cover with dust jacket. A small amount of staining on the top edge otherwise in very good condition. 

Item #CDT006-$13.00

The Chippewas of Lake Superior

by Edmund Jefferson Danziger, Jr. University of Oklahoma Press  1979.  A solid blend of history ethnology and Journalism, this is a sweeping account of over 300 years of their history.  There is some staining on top and side edges.  soft cover, 263 pages includes index  Item #CDT004-$13.00

Nevada Biographical  and Genealogical Sketch Index

Compiled by J. Carlyle Parker and Janet G. Parker Marietta Publishing Company 1986.  An Index to the biographies in biographical and genealogical sketches in 86 states, regional, county and city histories and biographical dictionaries of Nevada published between 1870 and 1985.  Hard cover, 96 pages, very good condition.  Item #CDT005-$30.00


Diary of a Yankee Engineer The Civil War Story of John H. Westervelt,

Engineer 1st New York Volunteer Engineer Corps.        

Edited by Anita Palladino , published by Fordham University Press  1997. His journal and drawings are combined in this biography.  Except for some staining on the top edge this book is in very good condition, almost new condition.  Hard cover, with dust jacket. 265 pages includes index.          

 Item #CDT003-$35.00

Epitaphs in Old Bridgewater, Massachusetts by William Latham  1882.  Reprinted by Chedwato Service, 1976. Containing 2,500 epitaphs.  Included  history, epitaphs and plans of ten grave yards. This is New Old stock. Hard covered , 250 pages plus surname index.  In good condition, some staining on edges.

Item #CDT007 -$20.00


History and Genealogy of the Lexington, Mass. Munroes, Compiled by  Richard S. Munroe 1966

Hard cover 468 pages including index.   In good condition some staining on edges

Item #CDT008 $25.00