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The New York Tribune. A Sketch of its History. Illustrated.

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1883

Seller ID: 2006584

Condition: Good


Wrappers toned, top edge slightly gnawed affecting margin only. 1883 Stapled Binding. 26 pp. Printed wrappers, stapled binding. An account of the foundation and development of Horace Greeley's newspaper, The New York Tribune. The paper was founded in 1841, and existed through several name changes and mergers until 1966. During the 1850s it was among the most widely circulated newspapers in the United States. Includes engravings of Tribune counting room, Mr. Reid's study,... View more info

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Lee Kuan Yew: The Grand Master's Insights on China, the United States, and the World (Belfer Center Studies in International Security)

By: Allison, Graham; Blackwill, Robert D.; Wyne, Ali; Kissinger, Henry A.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The MIT Press: 2013

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2276316

ISBN: 0262019124

Condition: Near Fine


Fourth printing. Sticker on jacket rear. 2013 Hard Cover. xxviii, 186 pp. Grand strategist and founder of modern Singapore offers key insights and controversial opinions on globalization, geopolitics, economic growth, and democracy. When Lee Kuan Yew speaks, presidents, prime ministers, diplomats, and CEOs listen. Lee, the founding father of modern Singapore and its prime minister from 1959 to 1990, has honed his wisdom during more than fifty years on the world stage. Al... View more info

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The Best News Stories of 1924

By: Anthony, Joseph; Morrison, Woodman

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Small, Maynard & Company: 1925

Seller ID: 2199361

Condition: Very Good


Bottom corner of front cover lightly bumped, ink name & date on front endpaper. 1925 Hard Cover. x, 331 pp. 7 1/2 x 5 1/4. A collection of the most compelling news stories of 1924, including coverage of: the democratic convention; the Leopold-Loeb trial; Bishop Brown's heresy trial; the first train to reach Harney County, Oregon; the death of Frankie Jerome; Nellie Morse's win at the Preakness; the Carpentier-Tunney fight; Teapot Dome; the death of the bog iron industry;... View more info

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We Interrupt This Programme... 20 News Stories that Marked the Century

By: Barnard, Peter; Humphrys, John (Foreword)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: BBC Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1524572

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lightly rubbed.Very Good. 1999 Large Hardcover. 224 pp. Includes CD. 11 x 8. Features the great news stories which have broken in upon broadcasting throughout the BBC's prestigious 75-year history. Events include the moon landing, the deaths of Kennedy and Diana, the Suez crisis, the Falklands war, the fall of the Berlin Wall and the first test-tube baby. View more info

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For the Record: An Oral History of Rochester, NY, Newsworkers

By: Brennen, Bonnie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fordham: 2001

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2068726

Condition: Near Fine


First paperback printing. 2001 Trade Paperback. For the Record focuses on the experiences of journalists, primarily in their own words, who worked in Rochester, New York, on the Gannett owned Democrat & Chronicle and the Times Union. While there are occasional glimpses back to the beginning of the twentieth century and conversations regarding current newsroom policies by those who are still involved in the business, most of the material in this study centers on Gannett d... View more info

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Cronkite

By: Brinkley, Douglas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261561

ISBN: 0061374261

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light rubbing to jacket. 2012 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 819 pp. For decades, Walter Cronkite was known as the most trusted man in America. Millions across the nation welcomed him into their homes, first as a print reporter for the United Press on the front lines of World War II, and later, in the emerging medium of television, as a host of numerous documentary programs and as anchor of the CBS Evening News, from 1962 unt... View more info

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By Airship to the North Pole: An Archaeology of Human Exploration

By: Capelotti, P.J.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Rutgers University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197823

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1999 Hard Cover. xix, 209 pp. Chronology of Northern expeditions and events and note on Norwegian geography precede text. Notes, bibliography, and index follow text. Chronicles the adventures of Swedish engineer Salomon August Andree, who made the first failed attempt to reach the North Pole in a hydrogen balloon in 1897, and of American journalist Walter Wellman who organized and led three unsuccessful air expeditions from 1907 to 1909. The book investiga... View more info

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Imperial Ambitions: Conversations on the Post-9/11 World (American Empire Project)

By: Chomsky, Noam

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Metropolitan Books: 2005

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1795007

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. 2005 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 226 pp. In this first collection of interviews since the bestselling 9-11, our foremost intellectual activist examines crucial new questions of U.S. foreign policy. Timely, urgent, and powerfully elucidating, this important volume of previously unpublished interviews conducted by award-winning radio journalist David Barsamian features Noam Chomsky discussing America’s policies in an inc... View more info

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9-11

By: Chomsky, Noam

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Open Media: 2001

Seller ID: 1795010

ISBN: 1583224890

Condition: Very Good


2001 Small Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 128 pp. In 9-11, Noam Chomsky comments on the September 11th attacks, the new war on terrorism, Osama bin Laden, U.S. involvement with Afghanistan, media control, and the long-term implications of America's military attacks abroad. Informed by his deep understanding of the gravity of these issues and the global stakes, 9-11 demonstrates Chomsky's impeccable knowledge of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle ... View more info

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Inside Lebanon: Journey to a Shattered Land with Noam and Carol Chomsky

By: Chomsky, Noam; Chomsky, Carol; Kfoury, Assaf

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Monthly Review Press: 2007

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1795005

ISBN: 1583671536

Condition: Near Fine


2007 Trade Paperback. 176 pp. This prescient and timely book documents Noam Chomsky's visit to Lebanon, in May 2006, to lecture on U.S. imperialism and the imminent crises facing the Middle East—two months before Israel orchestrated major military campaigns against Lebanon and Palestine. During his visit, he met with political leaders—including those of Hizbullah—toured refugee camps, and inspected a former Israeli prison and torture compound. Inside Lebanon descri... View more info

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Alistaire Cooke: A Biography: First Edition

By: Clarke, Nick

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Arcade Publishing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1291518

ISBN: 1559705485

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Includes original jacket. Jacket rubbed.Good. 1999 Hard Cover. 560 pp. One of the preeminent journalists of the twentieth century, Alistair Cooke has enjoyed a truly extraordinary career in print, radio, and television. Born into a working-class family and christened Alfred, Cooke swiftly broke free of his modest origins and became the foremost commentator on American life and politics, first for the British press and eventually for the entire world. Alist... View more info

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Seen & Heard: Selections from Seen and Heard - Volume Two

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Democrat and Chronicle, Rochester: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2164085

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on front endpaper. 1935 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 111 pp. 8vo. The second of two volumes collecting writings originally included in Henry Clune's column in the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle. View more info

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Souvenir and Other Stories

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: James Brunner: 1990

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2205698

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed and signed by author on front endpaper - inscribed Clune books are somewhat unusual, as his usual habit was to visit bookstores, sign copies of his books that were on the shelf, and leave without announcing he had done so. Inscription appears to read 'For Eta ts alga, with all good wishes, Henry W Clune', but perhaps this was meant to be a fraternity [Eta psi alpha?]). 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 218 pp. 8vo. The hallmark of t... View more info

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Seen & Heard: Selections from Seen and Heard - Volume Two [2]

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Democrat and Chronicle: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205700

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink gift note on front endpaper, spine faded, small smudge on front board. 1935 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 111 pp. 8vo. The second of two volumes collecting writings originally included in Henry Clune's column in the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle. View more info

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Souvenir and Other Stories

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: James Brunner: 1990

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2164089

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #239 of 1000. Signed and hand-numbered by author on colophon. Jacket toned, jacket price clipped, owner sticker on front endpaper.Very Good. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 218 pp. 8vo. The hallmark of these stories is precision of observation. For three quarters of a century, Henry W. Clune has reported with wry sympathy on our hopes and fears, loves and loathings. As newspaper reporter, columnist and, above all, cunning s... View more info

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I Always Liked It Here: Reminiscences of a Rochesterian

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Friends of the University of Rochester Libraries, Rochester, New York: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2164337

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top page ridge lightly foxed, jacket edges rubbed.Very Good. 1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 377 pp. 8vo. Black & white photographs. At 92, Henry W. Clune could be forgiven for setting aside the rigorous labors of the literary life and sitting instead on one of his lawn chairs and spending long hours contemplating the beautiful vista which stretches behind his home in Scottsville, New York. The author of six fine novels... View more info

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The Good Die Poor

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2206753

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. No jacket, light stain to bottom edge of front board, sticker to front paste-down endpaper, ink note to front endpaper. 1937 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 294 pp. Clune's novel about the career of a newspaperman during the Great Depression.His first novel. He was a writer and columnist who appeared several times a week in The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, from 1914 to 1969. He wrote 14 b... View more info

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I Always Liked It Here: Reminiscences of a Rochesterian

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Friends of the University of Rochester Libraries: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267982

ISBN: 0961082402

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges rubbed with minor tears. Owner's stamp on front endpaper. 1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 377 pp. 8vo. Black & white photographs. At 92, Henry W. Clune could be forgiven for setting aside the rigorous labors of the literary life and sitting instead on one of his lawn chairs and spending long hours contemplating the beautiful vista which stretches behind his home in Scottsville, New York. The author of six f... View more info

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Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing

By: Conover, Ted

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2202398

ISBN: 0375726624

Condition: Very Good


Pages lightly dog-eared. 2001 Trade Paperback. 331 pp. Acclaimed journalist Ted Conover sets a new standard for bold, in-depth reporting in this first-hand account of life inside the penal system at Sing Sing.When Ted Conover’s request to shadow a recruit at the New York State Corrections Officer Academy was denied, he decided to apply for a job as a prison officer himself. The result is an unprecedented work of eyewitness journalism: the account of Conover's year-long... View more info

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Reporting Civil Rights, in Two Volumes: Part One, American Journalism 1941-1963; Part Two, American Journalism 1963-1973 (The Library of America 137 & 138)

By: Ellison, Ralph; Hughes, Langston; Warren, Robert Penn; Halberstam, David; Baldwin, James; Zinn, Howard; Steinbeck, John; Lees, Hannah; King, Martin Luther; Thompson, Hunter S.; Hersey, John; Trillin, Calvin; Walker, Alice

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 2003

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2203811

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Both volumes include publisher's slipcase and insert. 2003 Hard Cover. xvi, 996; xv, 986 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. A two-volume collection of writings on the American civil rights movement, drawn from original newspaper and magazine reports and contemporary books, with chronology, notes, and index following text. This edition is part of the Library of America series, published by a non-profit organization whose... View more info

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Dodgerland: Decadent Los Angeles and the 1977-78 Dodgers

By: Fallon, Michael

Price: $18.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202845

ISBN: 0803249403

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A fine copy.Fine. 2016 Hard Cover. xii, 454 pp. The 1977–78 Los Angeles Dodgers came close. Their tough lineup of young and ambitious players squared off with the New York Yankees in consecutive World Series. The Dodgers’ run was a long time in the making after years of struggle and featured many homegrown players who went on to noteworthy or Hall of Fame careers, including Don Sutton, Steve Garvey, Davey Lopes, and Steve Yeager. Dodgerland is the s... View more info

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Blood and Banquets: A Berlin Social Diary

By: Fromm, Bella

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1942

Seller ID: 2206919

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, spine toned with a some light spots. 1942 Hard Cover. xvi, 332 pp. The true story of a Jewish reporter who became an intimate witness to the rise of Nazism in Germany. Fromm wrote a social column for a liberal Berlin newspaper. Attending luncheons, teas & dinners during the 1930s, she met everybody of importance, including von Hindenberg, Franz von Papen, Goebbels, Goering, Himmler, Leni Riefenstahl, & other political & social figures. In this secret journal, ... View more info

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Never a Dull Moment

By: Gerling, Curt

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Plaza Publishers: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201858

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Association copy - signed & inscribed by Gerling to friends of his, with a postcard and a short typed letter to the same laid in, both referring to a shared interest in music. Very good in good jacket. A few jacket tears repaired with tape on reverse, jacket lightly toned, still nice under fresh mylar. 1974 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 322 pp. A collection of short writings by the author of Smugtown, U.S.A. and Good Enoug... View more info

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Never a Dull Moment

By: Gerling, Curt

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Plaza Publishers, Webster, NY: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2164086

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed without attribution & signed by author on front endpaper ('Best Regards Curt Gerling'). Jacket rubbed with two tiny tears to spine head.Very Good. 1974 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 322 pp. A collection of short writings by the author of Smugtown, U.S.A. and Good Enough for Grandpa. View more info

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Migrations of the Heart: An Autobiography

By: Golden, Marita

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Ballantine: 1983

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1538228

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Spine lightly creased. 1983 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 246 pp. Distinguished author and television executive Marita Golden writes movingly about her life -- first as a black activist in the sixties in her hometown Washington, D.C., then as a journalism student in New York. In those turbulent years, she gained a profound understanding of what it means to be black in America. While studying in America, she met Femi,... View more info

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Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War

By: Guernsey, Alfred H.; Alden, Henry M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Fairfax Press: 1966

Seller ID: 2268735

ISBN: 0517224224

Condition: Very Good


Three 1 inch jacket tears, page ridge foxed. 1966 Large Hardcover. 836 pp. Contemporary accounts of the American Civil War with engraved illustrations, gathered from issues of the most popular magazine of the era, Harper's Magazine. Includes 1000 scenes, maps, plans and portraits. View more info

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Fifty Years at the Front: The Life of War Correspondent Frederick Palmer

By: Haverstock, Nathan A.; Arnett, Peter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Brassey's: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203526

ISBN: 1574880403

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy.Near Fine. 1996 Hard Cover. xvii, 301 pp. In nearly half a century, Frederick Palmer reported on more different armies in action than any other journalist. Using Palmer's wartime notebooks and photographs, this book re-creates the journalist's journey into the dark heart of a century defined by war. It presents a portrait of a pioneer of combat journalism and perceptive viewer of the 20th century.Keywords: NATHAN HAVERSTOCK PETER ARNETT FI... View more info

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Mrs. de Peyster's Parties and Other Lively Studies from The New Yorker

By: Hellman, Geoffrey T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2275899

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on front endpaper ('Affection to Pete, Geoffrey, April 24, 1972'). 'Pete' is Julian Street, Jr., who went by Pete to differentiate him from his father, a noted journalist, author, and art critic. This volume was acquired along with a collection of other books from Street's personal library. York Playhouse playbill for The Billy Barnes Revue laid in, jacket edges rubbed with chips from spine head and foot. 1963 Hard Cover. xvi... View more info

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Here to Stay

By: Hersey, John

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Bantam: 1964

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1537926

Condition: Good


First printing. Spine lightly creased, faint stain along wrapper fore-edge. 1964 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 276 pp. Eyewitness historical accounts by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author known as an early practitioner of New Journalism, well-known for his book Hiroshima. View more info

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The Search for the Panchen Lama

By: Hilton, Isabel

Price: $5.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200517

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2000 Hard Cover. xv, 335, [1] pp. 8vo. While working on a documentary film, British journalist Hilton was permitted to accompany the Dalai Lama as he sought to identify the 11th incarnation of the Panchen Lama, the second-highest spiritual authority of Tibet's ruling Buddhist sect. This excellent and artfully written book (part of which has appeared in the New Yorker) tells the complicated recent history of the Panchen Lama. The 10th incarnation died under... View more info