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The Hunter, The Hammer, and Heaven - Journeys to Three Worlds Gone Mad, Pelton, Robert Young
101 The Hunter, The Hammer, and Heaven - Journeys to Three Worlds Gone Mad
Pelton, Robert Young
Guilford, CT Lyons Press 2002 1-58574-416-6 / 9781585744169 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition, with full number line on copyright page. Very clean red boards with clean black cloth spine, red lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 316 pgs. Illustrated with maps. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's travels to the three most war-ravaged countries on earth -- the West African country of Sierra Leone, the breakaway republic of Chechnya, and a mystesrious island in the South Pacific called Bougainville. In each location he provides a firsthand exploration of important new developments in conflict, and a unique insight into the forces that are shaping the world's future. 017554

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American Theocracy: The Peril and Politics of Radical Religion, Oil, and Borrowed Money in the 21st Century, Phillips, Kevin
102 American Theocracy: The Peril and Politics of Radical Religion, Oil, and Borrowed Money in the 21st Century
Phillips, Kevin
New York Viking Press 2006 0-670-03486-X / 9780670034864 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Clean black boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 462 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 014790

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My American Journey, Powell, Colin (with Joseph E. Persico)
103 My American Journey
Powell, Colin (with Joseph E. Persico)
New York Random House 1995 0679432965 / 9780679432968 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by the author on title page (no inscription), in clean unclipped jacket. Clean white boards with dark blue cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 643 pp. with index. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Fine gift-quality signed first edition. 020841

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Operation Slaughterhouse: Eyewitness Accounts of Postwar Massacres in Yugoslavia, Prcela, John and Stanko Guldescu
104 Operation Slaughterhouse: Eyewitness Accounts of Postwar Massacres in Yugoslavia
Prcela, John and Stanko Guldescu
Pittsburgh, PA Dorrance Publishing Company, Incorporated 1995 0-8059-3737-4 / 9780805937374 Second Edition, Second Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
Second Edition, SIGNED by John Prcela. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Beautifully inscribed, SIGNED and dated by author John Prcela on front free endpaper: "To Samiah, A great friend of the Croatian people in Republics of Croatia and Bosnia and Hercegovina, With the Best Regards, John Prcela - Cleveland, Ohio - April 16, 1996." No other marks. 571 pgs. with index and bibliography. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, a few tiny superficial scratches to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Prcela and Guldes traveled the world to obtain eyewitness accounts of the horrible suffering of the entire Croatian nation, well-documented chronicles from the survivors of one of the most vicious peacetime purges in the annals of civilization. Very scarce signed. Large 8vo. History. 014804

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Darfur: The Ambiguous Genocide, Prunier, Gerard
105 Darfur: The Ambiguous Genocide
Prunier, Gerard
Ithaca, NY Cornell University Press 2005 0-8014-4450-0 / 9780801444500 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean gray cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names,writing or marks. 212 pgs. with index. Clean crisp dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This book explains what lies behind the conflict and the genocide in Darfur, how it came about, why it should not be oversimplified, and why it is so relevant to the future of the continent. 015461

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106 This Man Hoover: A Human Interest Story - With a Part Two By Hoover Himself
Reeves, Earl
New York A. L. Burt 1928 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; previous owner inscription and date (1928) on front free endpaper. 255 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has very tiny shallow chips at spine edges, 1" closed edge tear to rear panel with small wrinkle at tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 012398

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107 Beyond Vietnam: The United States and Asia
Reischauer, Edwin O.
New York Knopf 1967 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean turquoise cloth boards with gold and black lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. Very small P/O label at inside edge of front free endpaper. Clean, bright dustjacket has been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new mylar cover. 242 pgs. "A distinguished scholar analyzes the failures of our foreign policy in Asia and makes fundamental proposals for its revision to avoid other Vietnams". 8vo. Political. 005300

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108 The Lion's Pride: Theodore Roosevelt and His Family in Peace and War
Renehan, Edward
Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A. Oxford University Press 1998 0-19-512719-6 / 9780195127195 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition. Very clean white paper marbled boards, green spine with cream colored lettering. Binding is tight, with very slight lean. Clean cream colored end papers, 289 pgs. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. Dust jacket is clean and unchipped not price clipped. Enclosed in new mylar acid free cover. 011283

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The Kennedys: Portrait of a Family, Richard Avedon; Shannon Thomas Perich
109 The Kennedys: Portrait of a Family
Richard Avedon; Shannon Thomas Perich
New York Collins Design 2007 0061138169 / 9780061138164 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with white and yellow lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean bright yellow endpapers. No previous owner names or markings. Illustrated with gorgeous photographs of John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline and their children by Richard Avedon. Foreword by Robert Dallek. Text by Shannon Thomas Perich. Size approx. 10" x 12". Clean dust jacket has one tiny closed edge tear at upper corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Photographs taken by Richard Avedon in the early 1960's, just prior to Kennedy's death. 026794

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Captain Shays - A Populist of 1786, Rivers, George R. R.
110 Captain Shays - A Populist of 1786
Rivers, George R. R.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1897 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding (signed binding - TBH monogram on cover - Theodore B. Hapgood). Clean beige cloth boards with gold stamped decoration and lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear through, slightest hint of scuffing to spine. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Decorative title page with red and black lettering. Preface by the author. 358 pages + four pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 025327

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Eastern Europe: Politics, Revolution and Diplomacy, Roberts, Henry L.
111 Eastern Europe: Politics, Revolution and Diplomacy
Roberts, Henry L.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1970 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean gold cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner name and neat ink-stamp on front endpapers. 324 pgs. + index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has one tiny corner chip at rear base of spine, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The political history of Eastern Europe by a leading authority. 8vo. History. 012430

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112 An Invitation to Our Times
Ross, Mitchell S.
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1980 0-385-15031-8 / 9780385150316 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, signed by author. Very clean red boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No previous owner names. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper. 183 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is price clipped, has tiny closed tears at spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "Ross digs into the American scene, surveying the national landscape and casting an eye on all the big doings in New York, Washington, California, and points in between." 011346

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113 Cuba: The Making of a Revolution
Ruiz, Ramon Eduardo
The University of Massachusetts Press 1968 First Hard Cover Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. One tiny bump to upper corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Previous owner UNDERLINING of numerous passages throughout. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 190 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has two very short closed edge tears, slight wear at corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Cuba. 009631

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Authentic Life of T. DeWitt Talmage, Rusk, Rev. John, Ph.d.
114 Authentic Life of T. DeWitt Talmage
Rusk, Rev. John, Ph.d.
L. G. Stahl 1902 Memorial Edition Cloth Bds Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
464 pgs. VG Memorial Volume. Illustrated with engravings from original photographs. Green cloth cover with photo portrait of Talmage on cover. Light soiling to rear board (pencil marks). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. P/O name inside front cover.Biography. 000784

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On the Campaign Trail: The Long Road of Presidential Politics, 1860-2004, Schoen, Douglas E.
115 On the Campaign Trail: The Long Road of Presidential Politics, 1860-2004
Schoen, Douglas E.
New York Regan Books (HarperCollins) 2004 0060755261 / 9780060755263 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, SIGNED by editor Douglas Schoen, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Large book (size approx. 9" x 11"). Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright blue metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. Signed by author/editor Douglas E. Schoen on Contents page. Lavishly illustrated with awesome color and black and white photographs. 396 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025311

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116 The Heir Apparent: Robert Kennedy and the Struggle for Power
Shannon, William V.
New York MacMillan 1967 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
309 pgs. Nr Fine in Nr Fine DJ Clean dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding tight & square, pages are clean. No names, writing or bookplates inside. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, with just a hint of fading at spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Political. 003726

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Fear No Evil, Sharansky, Natan
117 Fear No Evil
Sharansky, Natan
New York Random House Inc 1988 0394558782 / 9780394558783 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition with correct number line, in unclipped jacket. Clean beige boards with unfaded burgundy cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean burgundy endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 437 pp. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears, faintest hint of light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Remarkable story of author's defiance of the Kremlin, his nine years as a KGB prisoner, told with warmth, intelligence and humor by a man of exceptional courage. 018875

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118 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.
119 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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The Terrors of Justice, Stans, Maurice H.
120 The Terrors of Justice
Stans, Maurice H.
New York Everest House 1979 0-89696-020-X / 9780896960206 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, Third Printing, SIGNED by author. Clean yellow-gold cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, signed by the author on front free endpaper: "Best Wishes - Maurice H. Stans." 478 pgs. with index. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very tiny edge nicks. Enclsoed in enw archival quality mylar cover. How abuses during the Watergate witchhunt by the press, prosecutors, and politicans assaulted the civil rights and personal lives of innocent victims and damaged public confidence in government. 016401

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