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    Books and Media

  • Books and the British Army in the <br />Age of the American Revolution

    Books and the British Army in the
    Age of the American Revolution
    by Ira D. Gruber
    Co-published by the Society of the Cincinnati and the University of North Carolina Press, 2010

    $40.00 This study of the military books that shaped the British Army through the eighteenth century includes a checklist of more than nine hundred works, the majority of which are represented in the Society's collection. 325 pages.
  • The Conservative American Revolution

    The Conservative American Revolution
    by Samuel Eliot Morison
    Published by the Society of the Cincinnati, 1976

    $12.00 The inaugural George Rogers Clark Lecture, presented on April 22, 1975. 42 pages.
  • France and the Independence <br />of the United States

    France and the Independence
    of the United States

    $15.00 A DVD created by the Société des Cincinnati de France for instructional and educational use.
  • From Oratory to Scholarship

    From Oratory to Scholarship
    Compiled by Denis B. Woodfield, John W. Gareis, and John Saunders
    Published by the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey, 2008

    $20.00 Two centuries of talks on the American Revolution—each given before the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey—are compiled into one book, offering a unique understanding of the influences of that vast event. 446 pages.
  • The Genius of George Washington

    The Genius of George Washington
    by Edmund S. Morgan
    Published by the Society of the Cincinnati, 1980

    $12.00 The third George Rogers Clark Lecture, presented on November 17, 1977. Morgan's study ranked third among the "Top Ten Best Books on George Washington" in a poll of historians conducted by the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association. 91 pages.
  • George Washington & His Generals

    George Washington & His Generals

    $8.95 Full-color catalog from the 2009-2010 exhibition co-organized by the Society and the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association. The catalog includes in-depth features on more than forty objects in the exhibition, a further reading list, and an annotated list of the Continental Army generals. 190 pages.
  • The Insignia of The Society of the Cincinnati

    The Insignia of The Society of the Cincinnati
    by Minor Myers, Jr.
    Published by the Society of the Cincinnati, 1998

    $20.00 The most comprehensive publication on the history of the Society's Eagle insignia, including a full-color survey of eighty different variations in the Eagle produced
    since 1784. 120 pages.
  • Liberty without Anarchy: A History of the Society of the Cincinnati

    Liberty without Anarchy: A History of the Society of the Cincinnati
    by Minor Myers, Jr.
    Published by the University of Virginia Press, 2004

    $15.00 This hardcover edition of the history of the Society updates the original work written by member historian Minor Myers, Jr., and first published for the Society's bicentennial in 1983. 280 pages.
  • Martha Washington: A Brief Biography

    Martha Washington: A Brief Biography
    by Ellen McCallister Clark
    Published by the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association, 2002

    $5.95 Written by the library director of the Society (and former librarian of Mount Vernon), this brief biography traces the life of Martha Dandridge Custis Washington, "the ideal woman of the new republic." 61 pages.
  • New Light on the Tyrant George III

    New Light on the Tyrant George III
    by J. H. Plumb
    Published by the Society of the Cincinnati, 1978

    $12.00 The second George Rogers Clark Lecture, presented on March 31, 1977. 29 pages.
  • Ratification: The People Debate the Constitution, 1787-1788

    Ratification: The People Debate the Constitution, 1787-1788
    By Pauline Maier
    Published by Simon & Shuster, 2010

    $30.00 A brilliant, comprehensive account of the adoption of America’s most successful document. 589 pages.
  • Three George Rogers Clark Lectures

    Three George Rogers Clark Lectures
    Published by University Press of America, 1991

    $15.00 Generals Building an Army: American Military Command in the War of Independence by Russell F. Weigley, 1984
    Parker at Lexington: The Role of Perspective and Context by John R. Galvin, 1985
    Whatever Became of the Militia in the History of the American Revolution? by Allen R. Millett, 1986
    72 pages.
  • Clothing and Accessories

  • Continental Army Scarf

    Continental Army Scarf

    $50 This light blue silk twill fabric scarf with rolled edges was inspired by Pierre L’Enfant’s drawings for the Society of the Cincinnati and other Revolutionary War imagery.
    14” x 58”.
  • Herald of Fame Brooch

    Herald of Fame Brooch

    Market price Elegant brooch depicting the Herald of Fame, a patriotic symbol used in the late eighteenth century and featured by Pierre L’Enfant on the Society of the Cincinnati’s diploma. Select 14K gold, Sterling silver, or Vermeil (14K gold-plated sterling silver). 1¾” x 1”.
  • For the Home

  • Anderson House Note Cards

    Anderson House Note Cards

    $12.50 Ten 5"x7" note cards, each with a different image of Anderson House. Boxed with envelopes.
  • Anderson House Ornament

    Anderson House Ornament

    $15 Solid brass ornament depicting the front façade of Anderson House, the headquarters of the Society of the Cincinnati. The custom-designed ornament, plated with 24-karat gold and suspended from a blue satin ribbon, is sold in an attractive, dark blue gift box with a brief history of this National Historic Landmark.
  • Isabel Anderson Postcard

    Isabel Anderson Postcard

    $0.47 Depicts the celebrated 1900-1901 portrait of Mrs. Anderson by Cecilia Beaux that hangs in the Anderson House Dining Room.
  • Society of the Cincinnati Ornament

    Society of the Cincinnati Ornament

    $18 Small porcelain ornament, suspended from a white satin ribbon, in the shape of a Society of the Cincinnati dinner plate. Inspired by plates in George Washington's service of Cincinnati porcelain made ca. 1784-1785, several pieces of which are preserved in the Society's collections.

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