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Manual For The Use of the Legislature of the State of New York 1881

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Weed, Parsons and Company: 1881

Seller ID: 2190680

Condition: Good


Hinge weak but holding, boards rubbed. 1881 Hard Cover. Contains material useful for a politician or government worker. Includes the constitution of the United States, the constitution of New York, conduct of government business, information on government departments, and much more! View more info

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From Frontier to Plantation in Tennessee: A Study in Frontier Democracy (Southern Historical Publications No. 12)

By: Abernethy, Thomas Perkins

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of Alabama Press: 1967

Seller ID: 1794227

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. Near fine in very good jacket. Jacket spine faded, jacket price clipped. 1967 Hard Cover. xi, 392 pp. 8vo. Includes new preface by the author. Originally published in 1932. A political and sociological study of the early United States. Includes commentary on Andrew Jackson as a land speculator, Andrew Johnson as a politician, slavery, land legislation, and other important topics. Also includes several reproductions of maps from the time period, and charts detail... View more info

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Studies Military and Diplomatic, 1775-1865

By: Adams, Charles Francis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Books for Libraries Press, Freeport: 1971

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2134860

Condition: Near Fine


1971 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. v, 424 pp. 8vo. 1971 reissue of 1911 original. Charles Francis Adams II (May 27, 1835 – May 20, 1915) was a member of the prominent Adams family. He served as a colonel in the Union Army during the American Civil War. After the war, he was a railroad regulator and executive, president, successively, of the Union Pacific Railroad, the Massachusetts Historical Society, and the American Historical Association.... View more info

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The Works of John Adams, Second President of the United States: with a Life of the Author, Notes and Illustrations, in Two Volumes (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Adams, John; Adams, Charles Francis

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1992

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274912

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplates laid in. 1992 Full-Leather. Complete in two volumes. ix, [3], 542; [2], 576, [6] pp. 8vo. Original navy blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of the published works and some manuscript material written by the second President of the United States, John Adams. The writings include biographical information from his time as a private citizen, his role in government and the... View more info

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The Mighty and the Almighty: Reflections on America, God, and World Affairs

By: Albright, Madeleine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2265815

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Bookplate signed by Albright without inscription affixed to front endpaper. 2006 Hard Cover. xii, 339, [1] pp. 8vo. Madeleine Albright, the former secretary of state and bestselling author of Madam Secretary, offers a thoughtful and often surprising look at the role of religion in shaping America’s approach to the world. Drawing upon her experiences while in office and her own deepest beliefs about morality, the United States, and the present state of wo... View more info

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In Our Defense: The Bill of Rights in Action

By: Alderman, Ellen; Kennedy, Caroline

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Bard: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2268755

ISBN: 0380717204

Condition: Near Fine


Remainder mark on page base, pages very faintly toned. 1992 Trade Paperback. 430 pp. The Bill of Rights defines and defends the freedoms we enjoy as Americans -- from the right to bear arms to the right to a civil jury. Using the dramatic true stories of people whose lives have been deeply affected by such issues as the death penalty and the right to privacy, attorneys Ellen Alderman and Caroline Kennedy reveal how the majestic principles of the Bill of Rights have taken... View more info

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Adams and Jefferson: The Story of a Friendship

By: Allison, John Murray

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1966

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2265141

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. An exceptional copy. 1966 Hard Cover. xiii, [1], 349, [5] pp. 8vo. An account of the friendship of two of the United States's founding fathers, who became the second and third presidents. View more info

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Nixon: Volume 1 - The Education of a Politician 1913-1962

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269216

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A couple small spots on page ridge, jacket a bit toned, ink gift note on front endpaper. 1987 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 752 pp. From acclaimed biographer Stephen E. Ambrose comes the life of one of the most elusive and intriguing American political figures, Richard M. Nixon. From his difficult boyhood and earnest youth to bis ruthless political campaigns for Congress and Senate to his defeats in '60 and '62, Nixon emerges li... View more info

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Constitutions and Constitutionalism: Complete Constitutions of France, West Germany, the Soviet Union, Major British Constitutional Documents, an Original Essay on Constitutionalism

By: Andrews, William B. (Editor)

Price: $2.00

Publisher: D. Van Nostrand Company: 1961

Seller ID: 1520048

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed, stamp on page ridge. 1961 Mass Market Paperback. 192 pp. Constitutions and Constitutionalism presents in a handy, convenient and economic size and format the complete, up-to-date constitutions of France, West Germany, and the Soviet Union, plus the main British constitutional documents and a brief section on the United States Constitution. View more info

Rights of Our Fathers

By: Antieau, Chester J.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Coiner Publications: 1968

Seller ID: 1310618

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edge wear with minor tears.Good. 1968 Hard Cover. 296 pp. CONTENTS: Preface; Introduction; Freedom of Conscience and Religion; Freedom of Investigation and Communication; Freedom of Association and Assembly; Rights to Life, Self Preservation and Personal Integrity; Pursuit of Self-protection and Happiness; Property Right; Right of Self-Government; Source and Basis of Our Natural Rights; Limitations Upon the Natural Rights; Epilogue; Notes. View more info

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The White Book: Evidence, Facts, Documents - Part I: Rightless in an Alien World; Part II: Espionage and Subversion under Cover of 'Human Rights' Campaign

By: Association of Soviet Lawyers; Smirnov, L.; Modjoryan, L.; Modrzhinskaya, E.; Bannov, B.; Gorshunova, Tatyana; Grace, Yevgenia

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Progress Publishers: 1981

Seller ID: 2205906

Condition: Very Good


Jacket lightly toned, 1/4 inch closed tear on front jacket edge. 1981 Hard Cover. 246, [2] pp. 8vo. A Cold War propaganda piece claiming the emigrants 'from the USSR to the capitalist world are oppressed and deprived of rights. It tells that freedom of the individual in the West means unemployment, social inequality, humiliation, and family tragedies. The book gives evidence of how imperialist special services make use of freedom of movement for ideological subversion an... View more info

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A New Israel, Democracy In Crisis 1973-1988: Essays

By: Avishai, Bernard

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Ticknor & Fields: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1512893

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink note on front endpaper.Near Fine. 1990 Hard Cover. 420 pp. This book is a collection of incisive and illuminating essays on Israeli politics and society written by Avishai, also author of The Tragedy of Zionism ( LJ 9/15/85). The essays, some of which appeared in The New York Review of Books , do not provide a history of Israel but rather a chronicle of one very astute observer's reflections as Israeli history unfolded before him. In hindsight, some of... View more info

Image for The Debate on the Constitution: Federalist and Antifederalist Speeches, Articles, and Letters During the Struggle over Ratification, in Two Volumes: Part One: Debates in the Press and in Private Correspondence, September 17, 1787 - January 12, 1788; Debates in the State Ratifying Conventions, Pennsylvania, November 20 - December 15, 1787, Connecticut, January 3-9, 1788, Massachusetts, January 9 - February 7, 1788; Part Two: Debates in the Press and in Private Correspondence, January 14 - August 9, 1788; Debates in the State Ratifying Conventions, South Carolina, May 12-24, 1788, Virginia, June 2-27, 1788, New York, June 17 - July 26, 1788, North Carolina, July 21 - August 4, 1788 (The Library of America Series Books 62 & 63)

The Debate on the Constitution: Federalist and Antifederalist Speeches, Articles, and Letters During the Struggle over Ratification, in Two Volumes: Part One: Debates in the Press and in Private Correspondence, September 17, 1787 - January 12, 1788; Debates in the State Ratifying Conventions, Pennsylvania, November 20 - December 15, 1787, Connecticut, January 3-9, 1788, Massachusetts, January 9 - February 7, 1788; Part Two: Debates in the Press and in Private Correspondence, January 14 - August 9, 1788; Debates in the State Ratifying Conventions, South Carolina, May 12-24, 1788, Virginia, June 2-27, 1788, New York, June 17 - July 26, 1788, North Carolina, July 21 - August 4, 1788 (The Library of America Series Books 62 & 63)

By: Bailyn, Bernard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2205703

Condition: Near Fine


9th printing. Both volumes include publisher's slipcase. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in two volumes. Here, on a scale unmatched by any previous collection, is the extraordinary energy and eloquence of our first national political campaign: During the secret proceedings of the Constitutional Convention in 1787, the framers created a fundamentally new national plan to replace the Articles of Confederation and then submitted it to... View more info

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The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution (Enlarged Edition)

By: Bailyn, Bernard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 2208547

ISBN: 0674443020

Condition: Very Good


Enlarged edition. Faint spot to bottom page ridge, minimal highlighting. 1992 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 396 pp. A Pulitzer Prize-winning study of the political and philosophical foundations of the American Revolution. To the original text of what has become a classic of American historical literature, Bernard Bailyn adds a substantial essay, Fulfillment, as a Postscript. Here he discusses the intense, nation-wide debate on the ra... View more info

Image for The Debate on the Constitution: Federalist and Antifederalist Speeches, Articles, and Letters During the Struggle over Ratification, in Two Volumes: Part One: Debates in the Press and in Private Correspondence, September 17, 1787 - January 12, 1788; Debates in the State Ratifying Conventions, Pennsylvania, November 20 - December 15, 1787, Connecticut, January 3-9, 1788, Massachusetts, January 9 - February 7, 1788; Part Two: Debates in the Press and in Private Correspondence, January 14 - August 9, 1788; Debates in the State Ratifying Conventions, South Carolina, May 12-24, 1788, Virginia, June 2-27, 1788, New York, June 17 - July 26, 1788, North Carolina, July 21 - August 4, 1788 (The Library of America Series Books 62 & 63)

The Debate on the Constitution: Federalist and Antifederalist Speeches, Articles, and Letters During the Struggle over Ratification, in Two Volumes: Part One: Debates in the Press and in Private Correspondence, September 17, 1787 - January 12, 1788; Debates in the State Ratifying Conventions, Pennsylvania, November 20 - December 15, 1787, Connecticut, January 3-9, 1788, Massachusetts, January 9 - February 7, 1788; Part Two: Debates in the Press and in Private Correspondence, January 14 - August 9, 1788; Debates in the State Ratifying Conventions, South Carolina, May 12-24, 1788, Virginia, June 2-27, 1788, New York, June 17 - July 26, 1788, North Carolina, July 21 - August 4, 1788 (The Library of America Series Books 62 & 63)

By: Bailyn, Bernard

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2266476

ISBN: 1598534114

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in two volumes. Here, on a scale unmatched by any previous collection, is the extraordinary energy and eloquence of our first national political campaign: During the secret proceedings of the Constitutional Convention in 1787, the framers created a fundamentally new national plan to replace the Articles of Confederation and then submitted it to conventions in each state for ratification. Imm... View more info

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An Inconvenient Book: Real Solutions to the World's Biggest Problems (Signed)

By: Beck, Glenn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Threshold Editions: 2007

Seller ID: 2200168

ISBN: 1416552197

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription on title page, certificate of authenticity bound in. 5th printing. 2007 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 295 pp. The world is a mess. It seems that every time you turn around, there's another problem: Iran is developing nuclear capabilities. Public schools actually seem to be making our kids dumber. Charlie Sheen has a hit sitcom. Obesity is a national epidemic. The divorce rates is rising faster than gas... View more info

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Wailing Vale

By: Beg, Aziz

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Babur and Amer Publications: 1969

Seller ID: 1297316

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Insert on 'India's Growing Isolation' laid in. Ink note on front endpaper, pages slightly toned. 1969 Hard Cover. 376 pp. CONTENTS: Dogrs Despotism; Partition Drama; Arena Without Action; New Stratagems; Time Bomb Explodes; Return from Tashkent; Three Faces of Kashmir; Epilogue. View more info

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John Quincy Adams, in Two Volumes: John Quincy Adams and the Foundations of American Foreign Policy; John Quincy Adams and the Union (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Bemis, Samuel Flagg

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274920

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's inserts and blank bookplate laid in. Minor scuff on spine of second volume. 1987 Full-Leather. xix, [1], 588, xv, [1]; xv, [1], 546, [2], xix, [5] pp. 8vo. Includes six illustrations and seven maps (including one fold-out). A biography of America's greatest diplomatist to the eve of his election as sixth President of the United States, and an authoritative account of the origins and guiding principles of the nation's foreign policy. View more info

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Benedict's Treatise: Containing a Summary of the Jurisdiction, Powers and Duties of Justices of the Peace in the State of New York, Adapted to the Code of Procedure in Civil Cases, Also, A Practical Treatise on their Jurisdiction, Duties and Authority in Criminal Cases [with] 1861 Jury Summons

By: Benedict, J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Alden, Beardsley & Co. / Wanzer, Beardsley & Co.: 1852

Seller ID: 2199440

Condition: Good


1861 Jury Summons laid in. Boards rubbed, endpapers and a few text pages foxed. 1852 Full-Leather. 745 pp. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6. Original beige leather, black & maroon leather spine panels, gilt titles & rules. A comprehensive overview of the duties of Justices of the Peace in New York State in the mid-nineteenth century. View more info

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Productivity and the Social System: The USSR and the West

By: Bergson, Abram

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1978

Seller ID: 1293513

Condition: Good


Includes original jacket. Slight attic smell, jacket spine faded.Good. 1978 Hard Cover. CONTENTS: Introduction; PLANNING AND POLICY: Soviet Planning Reforms; Toward a New Growth Model; Entrepreneurship and Profits in the USSR; LEVELS OF OUTPUT AND PRODUCTIVITY: The Comparative National Incomes of the Soviet Union and the United States; Comparative Soviet and American Productivity and Efficiency; Productivity in the USSR and the West; GROWTH OF OUTPUT AND PRODUCTIVITY: So... View more info

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Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989

By: Beschloss, Michael

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2007

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2263434

ISBN: 0684857057

Condition: Near Fine


2007 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, [3], 430, [2] pp. 8vo. Presidential Courage is a brilliantly readable and inspiring saga about crucial times in American history when a courageous President dramatically changed our future. Like Beschloss's previous book, The Conquerors, it was a New York Times bestseller for months. With surprising new sources and a dazzling command of history and human character, Beschloss brings to life those fla... View more info

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Frontier Thesis: Valid Interpretation of American History?

By: Billington, Ray Allen (Editor)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Robert E. Krieger Publishing Company: 1977

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 1286004

Condition: Good


Some highlighting in first sections of text. 1977 Trade Paperback. This book is concerned with the significance of the frontier as an influence on American democracy and the American character. Frederick J. Turner's statement of his frontier thesis opens the book, followed by the views of other prominent historians in agreement or disagreement with it. View more info

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The Washington Embrace of Business (Benjamin F. Fairless Memorial Lectures)

By: Blough, Roger M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Carnegie-Mellon University / Columbia University Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2275901

ISBN: 0915604035

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed, signed, and dated by author on front endpaper ('To Julian Street, With warm regards, Roger Blough, 12/23/75'). This would be Julian Street, Jr., as his father passed away in 1947. This volume was acquired along with a collection of other books from Street's personal library. Jacket toned. 1975 Hard Cover. 161, [3] pp. 8vo. An analysis of government regulation of businesses by the former Chairman of U.S. Steel, assessing specific historical examples and advocat... View more info

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Congress and the Civil War

By: Boykin, Edward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The McBride Company: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262478

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Tear along jacket spine-head previously mended with tape, jacket faintly toned. 1955 Hard Cover. 352 pp. Story of the forty-year parliamentary battle on Capitol Hill which culminated in Civil War between the States. These fiery debates between North and South began in 1819 with the bitter struggle over the admission of Missouri to the Union. Subjects include: Daniel Webster debating with Robert Hayne on the nature of the Union; John C. Calhoun; Henry Clay;... View more info

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The Fourth President: A Life of James Madison

By: Brant, Irving

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1970

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2265421

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Spine ends lightly bumped. 1970 Hard Cover. [viii], 681, [3] pp. 8vo. A one-volume biography of the fourth president of the United States, adapted from the six-volume biography Brant spent twenty years writing. View more info

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The Marketplace of Revolution: How Consumer Politics Shaped American Independence

By: Breen, T.H.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2004

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2272287

ISBN: 0195063953

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. Jacket edges lightly bumped. A few faint smudges to page ridges. 2004 Hard Cover. xviii, 380 pp. The Marketplace of Revolution offers a boldly innovative interpretation of the mobilization of ordinary Americans on the eve of independence. Breen explores how colonists who came from very different ethnic and religious backgrounds managed to overcome difference and create a common cause capable of galvanizing resistance. In a richly interdisciplinary narrat... View more info

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The Price of Revolution

By: Brogan, D.W.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1951

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 1926286

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Lightly rubbed, exterior and front & end matter lightly foxed. 1951 Hard Cover. viii, 280 pp. 8vo. A survey of violent changes and their effects from the American Revolution to the present day. Treats the American Revolution, the French Revolution, and the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917, each with their particular political and social context. Interesting points of discussion include: promotion of class barriers by the growth of industry; nationalism as a tool for... View more info

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The Bullitt Mission to Russia: Testimony before the Committee on Foreign Relations United States Senate by William C. Bullitt

By: Bullitt, William C.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: B.W. Huebsch, Inc.: 1919

Seller ID: 1538083

Condition: Good


2nd printing. Wrappers rubbed, title page faintly foxed. Newspaper article advertising book laid in. 1919 Trade Paperback. 151 pp. Two page terminal publisher ad. William C. Bullitt went to Russia on a confidential mission to arrange for an exchange of peace proposals with Lenin. This book explores how Lenin met the Allied proposals, how Lloyd George discussed the proposals and then denied knowledge of them, and how Bullitt's report of his trip was suppressed. Bullitt wa... View more info

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Latin America's Nationalistic Revolutions (The Annals of The American Academy of Political and Social Science, Volume 334, March 1961)

By: Burr, Robert N.; Sellin, Thorsten; Lambert, Richard D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: American Academy of Political and Social Science: 1961

Seller ID: 1526358

Condition: Very Good


1961 Hard Cover. 206 pp. 9 x 6 1/8. CONTENTS: Foreword; Nationalism and the Revolution of Expectation; Revolutionary Factors and Forces; The Latin-American Revolutions; The United States Response; Book Department - American Government and History; European Government and History; Asia and Africa; International Relations; Economics and Labor; Sociology and Education. View more info

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Decision Points

By: Bush, George W.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Crown Publishers: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270429

ISBN: 0307590615

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 2010 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 497 pp. In this candid and gripping account, President George W. Bush describes the critical decisions that shaped his presidency and personal life. George W. Bush served as president of the United States during eight of the most consequential years in American history. The decisions that reached his desk impacted people around the world and defined the times in which we ... View more info