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121 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.
122 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.
123 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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In Love With Night: The American Romance with Robert Kennedy, Steel, Ronald
124 In Love With Night: The American Romance with Robert Kennedy
Steel, Ronald
New York Simon & Schuster 2000 0-684-80829-3 / 9780684808291 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
220 pgs. Fine in Fine DJ - Archival quality mylar cover Clean crisp as new book in clean, unchipped, unclipped DJ. 8vo. Biography. 002438

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Call to Greatness, Stevenson, Adlai E.
125 Call to Greatness
Stevenson, Adlai E.
London Rupert Hart-Davis 1955 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Very slight fading to upper spine corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 100 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight wear at top and bottom spine edge, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A very attractive book and dustjacket. 015462

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What I Think, Stevenson, Adlai E.
126 What I Think
Stevenson, Adlai E.
New York Harper & Brothers 1956 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with black cloth spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with some browning to front endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 240 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, with slight wear and a few very short closed edge tears at base of spine. Photo of Adlai Stevenson on front and rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Opinions, both incisive and wise, on the great public questions which confront Americans. 8vo. Political. 012915

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127 Union Now with Britain
Streit, Clarence K.
New York Harper & Brothers 1941 BOMC Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with gold and black lettering and decoration on cover and spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. World map on endpapers. No names or bookplates, pages are clean. A book in which the author puts forth his plea for a world union of the democracies. Clean dustjacket has small bit of chipping at base of spine, tiny bit of corner wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Political. 005475

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Fidel: A Critical Portrait, Szulc, Tad
128 Fidel: A Critical Portrait
Szulc, Tad
New York William Morrow & Co. 1986 0-688-04645-2 / 9780688046453 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing with "First Edition" stated and full number line on copyright page. Very clean beige boards with clean green cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps; no names, writing or marks. 703 pgs. with index. Frontis photograph of Fidel Castro. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A unique study of Castro's life and revolutionary career, his complex personality and intellect. 016575

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129 The Smoke Ring: Tobacco, Money & Multi-National Politics
Taylor, Peter
New York Pantheon 1984 0-394-53213-9 / 9780394532134 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean white boards with dark blue cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 329 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Tobacco. 014851

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The World's Game, Thomas, Hugh
130 The World's Game
Thomas, Hugh
London Eyre & Spottiswoode 1957 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
Very clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. No other marks -- clean endpapers. 256 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, unfaded. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A satire about modern diplomacy --a young man working in the Foreign Office. 015594

Price: 75.00 USD
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131 Chile: Death in the South
Timerman, Jacobo
New York Knopf 1987 0-394-53838-2 / 9780394538389 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Very clean brown boards with silver lettering on cover, black cloth spine with silver lettering. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & crisp. No names or bookplates inside. 134 pgs. Clean, bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, has no chipping or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 004364

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132 As We Knew Adlai: The Stevenson Story By Twenty-two Friends
Twenty-two Friends
New York Harper & Row 1966 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 288 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Political. 008063

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Travels With Henry, Valeriani, Richard
133 Travels With Henry
Valeriani, Richard
Houghton Mifflin 1979 039527091X / 9780395270912 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with small cartoon of Henry Kissinger running with a briefcase at his side on cover, blue lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with black and white photographs, amusing cartoons. 400 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025950

Price: 20.00 USD
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Days of Our Years (World War II Edition), Van Paassen, Pierre
134 Days of Our Years (World War II Edition)
Van Paassen, Pierre
Garden City Garden City Publishing 1941 Revised Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Clean bright endpapers illustrated with color maps. 577 pgs. with index. Clean bright DUSTJACKET has very slight edge wear, several very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Revised, 2nd World War Edition, with 30,000 words of additional material. 011763

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The Mechanism of Catastrophe: The Turkish Pogrom of September 6-7, 1955, and the Destruction of the Greek Community of Istanbul, Vryonis, Speris Jr.
135 The Mechanism of Catastrophe: The Turkish Pogrom of September 6-7, 1955, and the Destruction of the Greek Community of Istanbul
Vryonis, Speris Jr.
New York Greekworks 2005 Third Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean black boards with bright gold 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. 659 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Large 8vo 013072

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The Living JFK, Webb, Robert N.
136 The Living JFK
Webb, Robert N.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1964 Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Fine, as-new condition, clean book and dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs of John F. Kennedy from babyhood to Presidency, along with photographs of his family. Text and photographs by Robert N. Webb. 93 pages. Clean bright illustrated dustjacket is unfaded, no wear, no chips or tears, as new. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A photo-illustrated biography with a Tribute by (then) President Lyndon B. Johnson. 027144

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Stuart Symington - Portrait of a Man with a Mission, Wellman, Paul I.
137 Stuart Symington - Portrait of a Man with a Mission
Wellman, Paul I.
Garden City Doubleday 1960 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 283 pages. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Profile of a Senator from Missouri who was a potential candidate for President of the United States in the 1960 election. 021905

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Abraham Lincoln versus Jefferson Davis, Werstein, Irving
138 Abraham Lincoln versus Jefferson Davis
Werstein, Irving
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1959 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue boards with gray cloth spine, dark blue lettering on spine. No fading, bumping and wear. Clean maroon endpapers, no names, writing or marks. Illustrated in black and white. 272 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges, very slight sunning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 026942

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139 Portrait: Adlai E. Stevenson: Politician, Diplomat, Friend
Whitman, Alden
New York Harper & Row 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good Near Fine Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with gold and silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 289 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Gold endpapers. Closed tear to rear endpapers. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with two small closed taped edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Political. 007979

Price: 10.00 USD
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Certain Trumpets: The Call of Leaders, Wills, Garry
140 Certain Trumpets: The Call of Leaders
Wills, Garry
New York Simon & Schuster 1994 0-671-65702-X / 9780671657024 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First trade edition in dust jacket. Very clean blue boards with clean black cloth spine, bright gold 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. Clean dark blue endpapers. 336 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A book on the nature of leadership, by Pulitzer Prize winning author Garry Wills. 012984

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