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An Unlikely Journey - Waking Up from My American Dream, Castro, Julian
1 An Unlikely Journey - Waking Up from My American Dream
Castro, Julian
New York Little, Brown & Co. 2018 0316252166 / 9780316252164 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black boards with unchipped metallic 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 full color photographs. 225 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, has one very short closed edge tear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A candid memoir by Julian Castro, former Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development and Mayor of San Antonio, as well as candidate for President of the United States. 027776

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Tough Sod, Eastman, E. R.
2 Tough Sod
Eastman, E. R.
Ithaca, NY American Agriculturist 1944 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Printing (stated) in clean original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering and small illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Very brief previous owner inscription dated 1944 neatly penned on front free endpaper. No other marks. 246 pages. Dust jacket is clean, with very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of farm life and country philosophy, romance and conflict, by the one-time President and Editor of "American Agriculturist." 023962

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The Roosevelt MacArthur Conflict, Eyre, James K. Jr.
3 The Roosevelt MacArthur Conflict
Eyre, James K. Jr.
Chambersburg, PA The Craft Press, Inc. 1950 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, SIGNED and dated by author. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers with no names, writing or marks. Signed by author: "James K. Eyre, Jr. - Nov. 15, 1951" on title page. No other marks. 234 pgs. Review of the book enclosed (University of Michigan Quarterly Review). Clean dustjacket has shallow chipping at top spine edge, long closed tear at front flap fold, corner price clip at top of front inside flap. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Written during the Korean War, this book reveals the history-making conflict between MacArthur and President Franklin Roosevelt during the early days of World War II to Roosevelt's death in 1945. 8vo. History. 016263

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Around the Capital with Uncle Hank - Recorded Together with Many Pictures, Fleming, Thomas
4 Around the Capital with Uncle Hank - Recorded Together with Many Pictures
Fleming, Thomas
New York The Nutshell Publishing Co. 1902 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Brown pebbled cloth boards with decorated binding (silver capital building and lettering on cover, silver lettering and small decoration on spine). Nice, solid book. Clean, with some fading to front board right edge, faint moisture stain to rear outer board edge. A few tiny spots of wear at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with decorated front fixed endpaper. Illustrated with hundreds of excellent drawings by the author, including sketch from life of President Theodore Roosevelt, and comical sketches and cartoons of many other politicians and scenes of the era. 316 pages. 021592

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Mr. Kennedy and the Negroes, Golden, Harry
5 Mr. Kennedy and the Negroes
Golden, Harry
Cleveland and New York World Publishing 1964 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original jacket. Clean red cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 319 pgs. with index. Frontis photo of John F. Kennedy at the White House with Martin Luther King and other civil rights leaders on August 28, 1963. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, price clip at top corner of front inside flap. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A serious analysis of the entire move toward civil rights for African Americans in the United States and an in-depth study of President John F. Kennedy's commitment to that social revolution. 018700

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6 Trying to Save Piggy Sneed
Irving, John
New York Arcade 1996 1-55970-323-7 / 9781559703239 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean pink boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean crisp dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new mylar cover. A dozen short works by John Irving, beginning with three memoirs (including an account of Mr. Irving's dinner at the White House with President Reagan). Fiction. 005828

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7 The American President
Kunhardt, Philp B. Jr.; Philip B. Kunhardt III;; Peter W. Kunhardt
New York Riverhead Books 1999 0-965-30431-0 / 9780965304313 Second Printing Soft Cover Very Good+ 
Clean softcover book with just a hint of edgewear, no curling or creasing. Binding tight, pages clean. P/O name on half-title page. 481 pgs. Illustrated with color and black & white photographs. 9" x 10-3/4". History. WARD01707

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8 The Assassination Chain
Leek, Sybil and Bert R. Sugar
New York Corwin Books 1976 0-498-01982-9 / 9780498019821 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean red boards with gold lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 342 pgs. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, with minor edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A book that goes into the whats, the whys, the wheres of the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and those that followed. 8vo. Crime. 005060

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The President - A Novel, Lewis, Alfred Henry
9 The President - A Novel
Lewis, Alfred Henry
New York A. S. Barnes & Company 1904 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition, with MDCCCCIV on title page, Copyright 1904 and "September" on copyright page. Signed binding (AH - Alberta Hall). Clean black ribbed cloth boards with gold and white decoration on cover, gold lettering on cover and spine. Tiny bump to front board outside edge, tiny spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 514 pp. Illustrated with eight sepia plates. 020523

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The Red City: A Novel of the Second Administration of President Washington, Mitchell, S. Weir
10 The Red City: A Novel of the Second Administration of President Washington
Mitchell, S. Weir
New York The Century Co. 1908 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Arthur I. Keller, Illustrator 
Clean gold cloth boards with color illustration on cover, black lettering on cover, black lettering and decoration on spine. Slightest hint of corner wear, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. Frontis illustration plus 9 additional plates by Arthur I. Keller. Published October, 1908 on copyright page. 421 pgs. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 013499

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Live from the Battlefield: From Vietnam to Baghdad--35 Years in the World's War Zones, Peter Arnett
11 Live from the Battlefield: From Vietnam to Baghdad--35 Years in the World's War Zones
Peter Arnett
New York Simon & Schuster 1994 0671755862 / 9780671755867 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED and inscribed by the author (perhaps the greatest war correspondent of all time) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue boards with blue cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Patricia and Frank, With best regards to a couple of fellow travellers, Peter Arnett in Anco Poro(sp?), 1994". Illustrated with glossy black and white photographs. 463 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, clean, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's story of his amazing life as a war correspondent. He is the winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the George Polk Memorial Award, the President's Award for lifetime achievement from the Overseas Press Club, three Sigma Delta Chi awards for foreign correspondence from the Professioanl Society of Journalists, an Emmy award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and many more honors. His coverage of the Vietnam War and his vivid on-the-ground 24-hour reporting of the Gulf War changed journalism forever. 026122

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12 The Southern Americans
Plenn, Abel
New York Creative Age 1948 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering, red and gold decoration on spine. Corners lightly bumped, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. No names, writing or marks. 455 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped (4.00 on front inside flap), a few tiny shallow edge chips, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A detailed account of the development of South America. The letters, reports, speeches and reminiscences of such people as Prince Henry the Navigator, Columbus, the Pizarros, President Cardenas of Mexico, Abraham Lincoln, Cortes, Garibaldi, Chalres Darwin, Richard Burton and more are examples of the diversity of the material presented. 019506

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The Boys and Girls of  the White House, Sage, Agnes Carr
13 The Boys and Girls of the White House
Sage, Agnes Carr
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1909 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. (signed binding - monogram appears to be GWH - George W. Hood). Green cloth boards with black, green, blue and white illustration of two children playing in a water garden in front of the white house. Green title box with cream lettering on cover, cream lettering and small decoration on spine. No fraying, a few very light surface scratches to cover illustration. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean front endpapers; rear endpapers have pencilled list of all U.S. president's name from George Washington through Dwight Eisenhower. Frontis illustration + eleven additional illustrations (black and white plates). 326 pages. 022284

Price: 24.00 USD
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14 George B. McClellan: The Young Napoleon
Sears, Stephen W.
New York Ticknor and Fields 1988 0-89919-264-5 / 9780899192642 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Blue-gray boards with black cloth spine, metallic lettering on spine. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 482 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. Drawing entirely on primary sources, this accomplished historian has given us the first full picture of the contradictor McClellan, a man possessed by demons and delusions, whose importance in shaping the course of the Union during the Civil War was matched only by that of President Lincoln and General Grant and Sherman. 015913

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The President's Plane is Missing, Serling, Robert J.
15 The President's Plane is Missing
Serling, Robert J.
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1967 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean gold endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 297 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with mere hint of edge wear and small piece of clear tape at top edge of dustjacket spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 015369

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16 John F. Kennedy, President
Sidey, Hugh
New York Atheneum Jan. 1964 1964 New Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
434 pgs. VG+ in VG DJ - new mylar cover Clean red cloth book with gold lettering on spine. Blue endpapers. Binding tight, book straight. Owner's name inside. Dust jacket is unchipped and price unclipped. Illustrated with black & white photos. Dust jacket has photo of Kennedy in front of Washington Memorial.Biography. 001773

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The Kennedy Legacy, Sorenson, Theodore C.
17 The Kennedy Legacy
Sorenson, Theodore C.
New York The MacMillan Co. 1969 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean maroon cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 414 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has one tiny chip at top spine edge (size of small match head), no tears, has some fading to spine. Photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author was closely associated with both John and Robert Kennedy. As JFK's lawyer, advisor, speechwriter, and "intellectual blood bank" he served in the White House from 1961 to 1964 as Special Counsel to the President. In this book he rejects the view that only myths and memories remain from the Kennedy legacy left by John and Robert Kennedy. 013968

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Table Talk and Tidbits - Stories and Recipes from Around the World, Stevens, Dorothy A.
18 Table Talk and Tidbits - Stories and Recipes from Around the World
Stevens, Dorothy A.
Philadelphia Judson Press 1953 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in original dust jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with decorated endpapers. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by the author: "Joyously - Dorothy A. Stevens - June 16, 1954." Illustrations/page decorations throughout. Preface by Mrs. James D. Wyker, President, United Church Women. 159 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears, slight fading to background of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Many memorable experiences are connected with meals -- around the world, around the United States, and around the author's "World-in-a-nutshell home town, New York City." Stories from five continents, over twenty countries and from many states of the U.S. -- altogether, over 70 stories and 100 recipes have been included. 024353

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Code Z, Swerdlow, Joel
19 Code Z
Swerdlow, Joel
New York G. P. Putnam's 1979 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, signed by the author. Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper: "For Jan - Thanks for the hospitality - Joel Swerdlow - Jan' 79". 275 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Code Z: an unpublicized federal statute empowering the President to step aside during national crises in favor of a specially trained "crisis manager." A provocative and disturbing novel about power and paranoia, three critical hours in Washington, D.C. when the President relinquishes his bower to a brilliant, highly trained agent of the CIA. 015938

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A Laughter in the Lonely Night, Viscardi, Henry Jr.
20 A Laughter in the Lonely Night
Viscardi, Henry Jr.
New York Paul Eriksson, Inc. 1967 Fourth Printing Hard Cover Fine Very Good Jacket Charles Rowe, Illustrator Signed
Very clean dark blue boards with blue cloth spine, white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. Inscribed and SIGNED by author on half-title page. 338 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, slight edge wear and three closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The biographies of people with severe disabilities who claimed personal and professional victory; workers in a company called Abilities, Inc., world-famous company founded by the author, where only the severely disabled can get jobs, from the president on down. 8vo. Biography. 012404

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