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The Redhunter A Novel Based on the Life of Senator Joe McCarthy, Buckley, William F.
21 The Redhunter A Novel Based on the Life of Senator Joe McCarthy
Buckley, William F.
Boston Little Brown & Co 1999 0316115894 / 9780316115896 First 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

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Senator: My Ten Years with Ted Kennedy, Burke, Richard E. with William and Marilyn Hoffer
22 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 First 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
23 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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24 Christmas In Plains: Memories
Carter, Jimmy
New York Simon & Schuster 2001 0-7432-2491-4 / 9780743224918 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Amy Carter, Illustrator 
Very clean ivory boards with small Christmas tree stamped on cover. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Binding is tight & crisp. 155 pgs. Illustrated by Amy Carter. Clean, crisp dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 12mo. Christmas. 005886

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25 Winston Churchill: An Intimate Portrait
Carter, Violet Bonham
Harcourt Brace World 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with blind stamped coat of arms on cover, gold lettering on spine. Blue endpapers. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names or bookplates inside. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, with just a hint of edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Copyright page states First American Edition, front dustjacket flap designates as Book of the Month Club selection. 8vo. Biography. 004074

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The Boss: An Essay Upon the Art of Governing American Cities, Champernowne, Henry
26 The Boss: An Essay Upon the Art of Governing American Cities
Champernowne, Henry
New York Geo. H. Richmond & Co. 1894 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Green cloth boards with paper label on spine (unchipped). Very light soiling. No fraying or edgewear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright. 243 pgs. 12 Mo. Political. 008434

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Churchill Canvas: A Candid Autobiography, Churchill, John Spencer
27 A Churchill Canvas: A Candid Autobiography
Churchill, John Spencer
Boston/Toronto Little Brown 1961 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with clean blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumpin or wear. Hint of slightest fading at base spine extreme edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 308 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Nephew of Sir Winston Churchill writes candidly about his life and his distinguished family. 015490

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28 Winston S. Churchill: Companion Volumes I & II
Churchill, Randolph S.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1969 First Hard Cover Very Good++ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Two volumes (I & II) of a 3-volume set. Very clean brown cloth boards with beige cloth spines, brown title box with gold and black lettering on spines. No bumping or wear. Bindings are tight & crisp. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner name & date neatly penned on front free endpaper of each book. Companion Volume I (1874-1896) 678 pgs.; Companion Volume II (1901-1907) 675 pgs. Nice clean, tight books. 8vo. Biography. 009561

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Hard Choices, Clinton, Hillary Rodham
29 Hard Choices
Clinton, Hillary Rodham
New York Simon & Schuster 2014 1476751447 / 9781476751443 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
As new first edition, first printing, SIGNED by Hillary Clinton. Very clean pale gray boards with black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers illustrated with color photo of Hillary at her desk. Signed "Hillary" on publisher's bookplate on half-title page. Illustrated with many photographs. 635 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Hillary Rodham Clinton's inside account of the crises, choices, and challenges she faced during her four years as America's 67th Secretary of State. 026088

Price: 70.00 USD
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Poor Richard's Politicks - Benjamin Franklin and His New American Order, Conner, Paul W.
30 Poor Richard's Politicks - Benjamin Franklin and His New American Order
Conner, Paul W.
New York Oxford University Press 1965 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 285 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A systematic examination of the political and social thought of Benjamin Franklin and a brilliant exposition of the political ideas of his era. 024518

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31 God, Church, and Flag: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy and the Catholic Church, 1950-1957
Crosby, Donald F.
Chapel Hill The University of North Carolina Press 1978 0-8078-1312-5 / 9780807813126 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition. Clean black cloth 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. 307 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 009584

Price: 15.00 USD
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Soldier of Democracy - A Biography of Dwight Eisenhower, Davis, Kenneth S.
32 Soldier of Democracy - A Biography of Dwight Eisenhower
Davis, Kenneth S.
Garden City, NY Doubleday Doran 1945 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Beautiful First Edition (stated) in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with burgundy title box. gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 566 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has a few short closed edge tears, tiny shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023670

Price: 40.00 USD
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33 The Portrait of a Man as Governor
Dickinson, Thomas H. (foreword By George Foster Peabody)
New York The MacMillan Co. 1928 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue paper covered boards with with black cloth corners and spine, bright gold lettering on spine, clean gold paper label on cover (unchipped). No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean (slightly tanned). No names, writing or marks. 37 pgs. Dustjacket is clean but for very light general dust soiling, small clip on front flap fold (price still present at bottom of spine, blacked out but discernable). Tiny chips at spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 010120

Price: 10.00 USD
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State of the Nation, Dos Passos, John
34 State of the Nation
Dos Passos, John
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1944 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Very slight darkening to bottom board edges. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Illustrated endpapers are clean, save for one small stray black crayon mark (1") at lower margin of front free endpaper. Date 1944 below publisher name on title page. Illustrated by F. Strobel. 333 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has tiny chips at top spine edge (max. 1/4"), a few tiny surface nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024715

Price: 75.00 USD
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Mr. Lincoln and the Negroes - The Long Road to Equality, Douglas, William O.
35 Mr. Lincoln and the Negroes - The Long Road to Equality
Douglas, William O.
New York Atheneum 1963 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with blind-stamped author initials on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean endpapers (neatly stamped previous owner name on front fixed endpaper). 237 pages with index. Dust jacket has very slight edge wear, a few tiny closed edge tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Beginning with the debates of the 1850's, Justice Douglas traces the development of Lincoln's attitude toward negroes from its early formulation in a world where even opponents of slavery "relegated the Nwegro to second-class citizenship." We see Lincoln walking the painful path from opposition to the extension of slavery, through bloody war, to Emancipation and the Second Inaugural Address. 025644

Price: 20.00 USD
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36 In Review: Pictures I've Kept
Eisenhower, Dwight D.
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1969 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Very clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean illustrated endpapers. 237 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with just a mere touch of corner wear and two very small (1/8" or less) closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A biography of Eisenhower with excellent black & white historical photographs. 8 x 11". Biography. 009186

Price: 14.00 USD
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From the Ranch to the White House - Life of Theodore Roosevelt, Ellis, Edward S.
37 From the Ranch to the White House - Life of Theodore Roosevelt
Ellis, Edward S.
New York Hurst & Company 1906 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Toast brown cloth boards with black, brown and white decoration on cover and spine, brown lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. (White house decoration at top quarter of cover, with Roosevelt mounted on galloping horse swirling lariat overhead on bottom two-thirds of cover). Small bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with brief previous owner inscription neatly penned with date (1908) on front free endpaper. No other marks. Frontispiece portrait of Theodore Roosevelt. Preface by the author. 308 pages. 024749

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Roosevelt MacArthur Conflict, Eyre, James K. Jr.
38 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

Price: 30.00 USD
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Around the Capital with Uncle Hank - Recorded Together with Many Pictures, Fleming, Thomas
39 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

Price: 25.00 USD
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A Time to Heal (SIGNED), Ford, Gerald
40 A Time to Heal (SIGNED)
Ford, Gerald
New York Harper & Row/Reader's Digest 1979 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Clean dark blue cloth boards with gold signature of author printed on cover, gold lettering on spine. First Edition, signed by author. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED BY AUTHOR Gerald R. Ford on presidential book plate on front free endpaper. No other marks. Clean endpapers. 454 pgs. with index. STATED FIRST EDITION with full number line beginning with "1" on copyright page. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket has small corner clip to front inside flap, with original price sticker of $25.00 still in place. No fading or chipping, small curved closed tear at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 015094

Price: 200.00 USD
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