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1 The Whispering Gallery: Leaves from the Diary of an Ex-Diplomat

New York Boni & Liveright 1926 First Edition, Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated 
Clean light brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine and gold lettering and title box on cover. Spine slightly faded. No surface wear or bumping. Small previous owner's name/date neatly penned on front free endpaper. Pages are clean and bright; no writing or marks. Illustrated with many beautiful portraits. 288 pgs. 014676

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Madame Secretary - A Memoir, Albright, Madeleine
2 Madame Secretary - A Memoir
Albright, Madeleine
New York Miramax 2003 0-7868-6843-0 / 9780786868438 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, with full number line on copyright page, SIGNED by author Madeleine Albright. Very clean charcoal gray boards with clean unfaded black cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean black endpapers. Inscribed and signed on half-title page: "For Ronald Hansen - A True Democrat. Best Wishes, Madeleine Albright - 5/12/04." A photo of the author and recipient is enclosed. 562 pgs. with index. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in removable archival quality mylar cover. 017550

Price: 125.00 USD
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The Center: People and Power in Political Washington, Alsop, Stewart
3 The Center: People and Power in Political Washington
Alsop, Stewart
New York Harper & Row 1968 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Very clean black cloth boards with gold and silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gold endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 365 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with one very small closed edge tear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A vivid portrait of political Washington, a distillation of author's twenty years as a Washington columnist and top-flight political journalist. 016771

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4 Jack and Jackie: Portrait of an American Marriage
Andersen, Christopher
New York William Morrow 1996 0-688-14760-7 / 9780688147600 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean light gray boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 400 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no wear or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 010433

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5 Let the People Know
Angell, Norman
New York Viking Press 1943 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
245 pgs. VG+ in Fine DJ - new archival quality mylar cover. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine, blind stamped lettering on cover. Slight fading to extreme edges of boards at top edge. Binding tight and square, pages clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates inside. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped and looks like new. "These plain answers to the questions that confuse us are needed for victory in the war today and in the peace tomorrow". 8vo. World War II. 003291

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Eyewitness to a Genocide: The United Nations and Rwanda, Barnett, Michael
6 Eyewitness to a Genocide: The United Nations and Rwanda
Barnett, Michael
Ithaca/London Cornell University Press 2002 0-8014-3883-7 / 9780801438837 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean light beige boards with tan cloth spine, black stamped lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 215 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. As new book and dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 011926

Price: 35.00 USD
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Reaching for Glory: Lyondon Johnson's Secret White House Tapes, 1964-1965, Beschloss, Michael
7 Reaching for Glory: Lyondon Johnson's Secret White House Tapes, 1964-1965
Beschloss, Michael
New York Simon & Schuster 2001 0-684-80408-5 / 9780684804088 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean dust jacket. Very clean pale blue/white boards with blue spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 474 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Large 8vo. Political. 013222

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My Life, Bill Clinton
8 My Life
Bill Clinton
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2004 0375414576 / 9780375414572 Stated First Edition Hardback Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded dark blue boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates. 957 page plus index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; light corner crease to rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024341

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The Libyan Arena: The United States, Britain, and the Council of Foreign Ministers, 1945-1948, BIlls, Scott L.
9 The Libyan Arena: The United States, Britain, and the Council of Foreign Ministers, 1945-1948
BIlls, Scott L.
Kent, Ohio/London The Kent State University Press 1997 0-87338-511-X / 9780873385114 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean dust jacket. Very clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 209 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Middle East. 012048

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The Day Lincoln Was Shot, Bishop, Jim
10 The Day Lincoln Was Shot
Bishop, Jim
New York Harper & Brothers 1955 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean green marbled boards, black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Tiny closed tear to cloth at upper spine corner (1/4"). Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Endpapers are illustrated with map of Washington at the time of the assassination. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. A little thinning to paper on half-title page from erasure below title. Illustrated with historical photographs. 304 pages plus index. 024695

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The Vital South;  How Presidents are Elected, Black, Earl;  Black, Merle
11 The Vital South; How Presidents are Elected
Black, Earl; Black, Merle
Cambridge, MA - London, England Harvard University Press 1992 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, signed by author. Very clean sky-blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR: "For Dick Fenno, with great respect and admiration - Merle Black - March, 1999" Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped and has some minor surface wear to corner tips, small chip at bottom right front corner tip (size of pea). 400 pgs. with index. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Political. 014273

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Fear, War and the Bomb - Military and Political Consequences of Atomic Energy, Blackett, P.M.S.
12 Fear, War and the Bomb - Military and Political Consequences of Atomic Energy
Blackett, P.M.S.
New York Whittlesey House - McGraw Hill 1949 First American Edition, First printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First American edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with green lettering on spine. Tiny spot of wear to each of the lower corner tips. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 244 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, has some edge wear, small corner chip at top left corner of front panel, surface scrape to lower spine. Author's photo on rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A brilliant analysis of the problem posed by the discovery of atomic energy, which became a milestone in post-Hiroshima thinking, by the 1948 Nobel Prize Winner. 024801

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13 Presidential Anecdotes
Boller, Paul F., Jr.
New York/Oxford Oxford University Press 1981 0-19-502915-1 / 9780195029154 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Dark turquoise endpapers. P/O name on front free endpaper. Pages are bright and clean. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, with very small (1/16") closed tear at top rear edge, and a mere hint of wear at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Political. 004564

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Mussolini - The Wild Man of Europe, Bond, John
14 Mussolini - The Wild Man of Europe
Bond, John
Washington DC Independent Publishing Co. 1929 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine, clean unworn paste-on illustration on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 206 pp. Illustrated with black and white plates. 021006

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15 A Few Brass Tacks
Bromfield, Louis
New York/ London Harper & Brothers 1946 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped jacket. Black cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No bumping or wear. Faintest hint of light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 303 pgs. Unchipped dustjacket is not price clipped, with just a hint of slightest edge wear and very slight soiling, one 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Louis Bromfield, Pulitzer Prize winning author, on some answers to the political, economic and social problems of America and the world. 8vo. Essays. 015617

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A Few Brass Tacks, Bromfield, Louis
16 A Few Brass Tacks
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1946 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 303 pp. Clean dustjacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, clean (age-toning to white rear panel), shallow chipping to top spine edge, fading to red background on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Louis Bromfield's essays on the political, economic and social problems of the time (and of ours). 020813

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I Think I Don't Remember, Buchwald, Art
17 I Think I Don't Remember
Buchwald, Art
New York G. P. Putnam's 1987 0-399-13325-9 / 9780399133251 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Steve Mendelson, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, signed by author. Very clean pale blue boards with darker blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper: "To Charlie - Art Buchwald". 350 pgs. with illustrations by Steve Mendelson. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, hint of slightest edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Very nice signed copy by this recently deceased great humorist dealing with sordid American politics. 8vo. Humor. 013573

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The Redhunter A Novel Based on the Life of Senator Joe McCarthy, Buckley, William F.
18 The Redhunter A Novel Based on the Life of Senator Joe McCarthy
Buckley, William F.
Boston Little Brown & Co 1999 0316115894 / 9780316115896 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition with full number line, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean black boards with red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or fading, slightest hint of surface wear at base of spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 421 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An historical novel about Joe McCarthy and his crusade against Communism in the U.S. in the 1950's. 018862

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The Senator: My Ten Years with Ted Kennedy, Burke, Richard E. with William and Marilyn Hoffer
19 The Senator: My Ten Years with Ted Kennedy
Burke, Richard E. with William and Marilyn Hoffer
New York St Martin's Press 1992 0-312-09134-6 / 9780312091347 Stated First Edition Hardbound Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Clean unfaded black boards with clean unfaded black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner first name and date at top corner of front free endpaper. No other marks. 328 pgs. Clean birght dustjacket is unchipped, not price-clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Stated first edition. In 1971, Richard Burke, a freshman at Georgetown University, volunteered his services to the offices of his political idol, Senator Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts. Through ability and hard work, he rose in the next four years to become one of the Senator's closest staff members. An account of the author's experiences during his decade at the Senator's right hand--the history of a young man who shared the Senator's professional and personal lives during a time marked by exhilarating public achievements and tragic secret misconduct. 001929

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Phantom Voices in Tibet, Calender, June
20 Phantom Voices in Tibet
Calender, June
Berkely Creative Arts Book Co. 2000 088739-240-7 / 9780887392405 Softbound Fine 
218 pgs. Fine AS NEW "A weave of history and present reality, as the past bears witness to the changes facing Tibet today". Clean, bright, no names or writing inside.Tibet. 002805

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