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The Story of the Democratic Party, Minor, Henry
81 The Story of the Democratic Party
Minor, Henry
New York Macmillan 1928 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, published September, 1928, in very scarce original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean dark green cloth boards with blind-stamped star and stamped gold lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Frontispiece photo portrait of Grover Cleveland. 501 pages with bibliography and index. Dust jacket with price intact (4.50 on front inside flap) has very slight corner wear, very slight age-toning, two tiny shallow chips at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The democratic party's achievements and failures, merits and faults, what it advocated and opposed, and how and why. As the history of the great body of the party is told in the policies and actions of its members, what influenced them, what leaders they chose and why. 024821

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Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady: Richard Nixon Vs. Helen Gahagan Douglas - Sexual Politics and the Red Scare, 1950, Mitchell, Greg
82 Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady: Richard Nixon Vs. Helen Gahagan Douglas - Sexual Politics and the Red Scare, 1950
Mitchell, Greg
New York Random House 1998 0-679-41621-8 / 9780679416210 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Very clean cream white boards with unfaded red spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright, with one small red dot (remainder mark) on top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 316 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Presents a full length portrait of the campaign widely remembered as one of the dirtiest ever--and pivotal in history of gender politics. 8vo. Political. 016272

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83 The Importance of Being Black: An Asian Looks at Africa
Moraes, Frank
New York MacMillan 1965 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Black endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 436 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, has small chip at top rear corner of spine (size of large pea), smaller chip at base of rear panel, two short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 008788

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Cocaine - White Gold Rush in Peru, Morales, Edmundo
84 Cocaine - White Gold Rush in Peru
Morales, Edmundo
Tucson, Arizona, USA University of Arizona Press 1989 0816510660 / 9780816510665 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Susan and Tolouse for all the years we know each other. - Edmundo 7/26/89" with additional note laid in: "Susan, give me a call when you get this package - Love, Edmundo." 228 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "This combination of scholarship and hard-hitting journalism stand out among writings on the coca and cocaine problem, shedding light far beyond Peru." - National Geographic "All concerned citizens and policy-makers had better read this book, and soon, for the time for mere pallatives andtheatrical heroics is past." - Eric R. Wolf, City University of New York 018377

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The Demon Lover: on the Sexuality of Terrorism, Morgan, Robin
85 The Demon Lover: on the Sexuality of Terrorism
Morgan, Robin
New York W. W. Norton 1989 0-393-02642-6 / 9780393026429 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean maroon boardd with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 395 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The first feminist analysis of the phenomenon of terrorism. 012702

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86 La Guardia: A Salute and a Memoir
Moses, Robert
New York Simon & Schuster 1957 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in dust jacket. Very clean rust cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 48 pgs. with photographs. Very clean dustjacket has small price clip, no chips, very slight edge wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 009602

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87 Broken Earth: The Rural Chinese
Mosher, Steven W.
New York Free Press 1983 0-02-921700-8 / 9780029217009 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean maroon cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 317 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The rural Chinese at home, at school and at work--the author uncovers the darker side of Chinese society. 8 vo.. China. 011226

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88 Hawaii's Tragic Princess: Kaiulani, The Girl Who Never Got to Rule
Mrantz, Maxine
Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A. Aloha Publishing 1980 0-941351-04-1 / 9780941351041 Soft Cover Near FIne 
Very clean color illustrated softcover with stapled binding. No creasing, curling or wear. Pages are clean and bright, no names, writing or marks. 38 pgs. Illustrated with beautiful black & white photographs. 8 vo.. Hawaii. 009550

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Crashing the Party, Nader, Ralph
89 Crashing the Party
Nader, Ralph
New York Thomas Dunne/St. Martin's Press 2001 0-312-28433-0 / 9780312284336 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with green metallic lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 383 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An inspiring and defiant memoir of one of America's great crusaders. 015553

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Memo to JFK, NBC News
90 Memo to JFK
NBC News
New York G. P. Putnam's 1961 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green boards with black cross-hatch decoration, clean black cloth spine with white lettering. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Publisher's review slip pasted on front free endpaper. Pages and edges are clean. 313 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, a few very short closed edge tears, tiny corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A brilliant analysis of the major world problems facing the Kennedy Administration from the viewpoint of nine NBC overseas correspodnents. An NBC White House correspondent adds a commentary on some of the plans put forward by the Kennedy Administration to deal with these problems. 014927

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A Liberal in Wartime - The Education of Albert DeSilver (Wartime Associate Director, American Civil Liberties Union), Nelles, Walter
91 A Liberal in Wartime - The Education of Albert DeSilver (Wartime Associate Director, American Civil Liberties Union)
Nelles, Walter
New York W. W. Norton 1940 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean stated first edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Pale blue cloth boards with dark blue title box, silver lettering on spine. Light dust soiling. No fraying 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 marks. Edited by Lewis Gannett, Introduction by Roger N. Baldwin. 221 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has surface scrape on spine (approx size of a nickel), slight wear at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026220

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The Cavalier of Tennessee, Nicholson, Meredith
92 The Cavalier of Tennessee
Nicholson, Meredith
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1928 Early Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Slightest hint of light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 402 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny chips along top of spine edge, two small corner chips and one 1" closed tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This book, a biographical novel about Andrew Jackson, opens in the turbulent days just after the American Revolution. Andrew Jackson's star of destiny is the ascendant. He is a man marked for success. A real man as well as a lofty patriot, he loves horseracing, cock-fighting and apple-tddies, can swear a good round oath on occasion, is quick to punch a head or fight a duel at the prick of honor. A friend and comrade, he inspires his followers to the last devotion. 013686

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Here, There & Everywhere, Nordlinger, Jay
93 Here, There & Everywhere
Nordlinger, Jay
New York National Review Books 2007 0975899821 / 9780975899823 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unchipped dust jacket - as new condition. Clean dark green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 505 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unworn, no chips, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book that is witty, grabbing and fun - in which the author visits unusual towns, universities - even music camps. He delves into politics, then profiles a number of personalties, including George W. Bush,. Condoleezza Rice, Al Sharpton, Rosie O'Donnell, and more. He sends dispatches from Europe (East and West) and the Middle East. He writes on golf, and music. We meet Tiger Woods, Ben Hogan, Luciano Pavarotti, and many others. 025075

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The Canary and Other tales of Martial Law, Nowakowski, Marek
94 The Canary and Other tales of Martial Law
Nowakowski, Marek
Garden City The Dial Press/Doubleday & Co. 1984 0-385-27988-4 / 9780385279888 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean toast brown boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 144 pgs. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, unchipped, with slight edge wear and 2" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Within weeks of the 1981 coup in Poland, Marek Nowakowski courageously began publishingthese stories under his own name and circulating them in typescripts and underground newspapers. An inside view of the tragedy of Polad and one of the most powerful documents to emerge from eastern Europe, this collection has been translated into thirteen languages. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 011795

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The Irish, O'Hanlon, Thomas J.
95 The Irish
O'Hanlon, Thomas J.
Harper & Row 1975 0-06-013238-8 / 9780060132385 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Photographs By Frank Monaco 
Stated First Edition. 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. No names, writing or marks. Clean green endpapers. 316 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Gift quality, collectible book. 8vo. Ireland. 012251

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Age and Guile Beat Youth, Innocence, and a Bad Haircut: Twenty-Five Years of P.J. O'Rourke, O'Rourke, P. J.
96 Age and Guile Beat Youth, Innocence, and a Bad Haircut: Twenty-Five Years of P.J. O'Rourke
O'Rourke, P. J.
New York Atlantic Monthly Press 1995 0871136090 / 9780871136091 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean bright unchipped dust jacket. As new condition. Very clean cream boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 341 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. North America's most provocative (and conservative) satirist at his best. 025047

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Diplomatic Days, O'Shaughnessy, Edith
97 Diplomatic Days
O'Shaughnessy, Edith
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1917 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in excellent original dustjacket. Very clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold lettering, line border and small eagle design on cover, gold lettering and eagle design on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 338 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Very clean DUSTJACKET with author's photo on front panel is unclipped, unchipped, with hint of edge wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A beautiful collectible quality first edition. The author takes the reader into her intimate confidence as she tells of her many contacts with men and women who have played their parts in changing the course of world history and have contributed to the interest and charm of diplomatic society. 015134

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To Secure These Blessings, Padover, Saul K.
98 To Secure These Blessings
Padover, Saul K.
New York Washington Square Press / Ridge Press 1962 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean book in original dust jacket. Beige cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Clean gray endpapers, with small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white plates. 464 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (7.50 on front inside flap), has a few tiny edge chips, closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Copyright 1962, no additional printings listed. The debates of the Founding Fathers of the Unioted States of America arranged according to the sections of the Constitution to which they refer. Hitherto published only in chronological form, the debates now take on new brilliance and clarity. 024899

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The Selected Work of Tom Paine - Including Common Sense, Crisis Papers, Rights of Man, The Age of Reason and Citizen Tom Paine, by Howard Fast, Paine, Tom (and Howard Fast)
99 The Selected Work of Tom Paine - Including Common Sense, Crisis Papers, Rights of Man, The Age of Reason and Citizen Tom Paine, by Howard Fast
Paine, Tom (and Howard Fast)
New York Modern Library 1946 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Modern Library Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with red oval torchbearer logo on cover and spine, red title box with gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight yellowing), with blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 640 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (1.75 on front inside flap), very slight edge wear and shallow chipping at top left spine end (1/16" max). Small chip at top edge of rear panel (size of small pea). 309 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026387

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100 No More War!
Pauling, Linus
New York Dodd Mead 1958 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with white lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 254 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has two tiny chips at base spine corners, a few small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Nobel prize-winning scientist discusses nuclear testing and nuclear warfare. 8vo. Political. 010935

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