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Recollections of Three Kaisers

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins Limited: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290462

Condition: Good


Boards spotted and lightly rubbed, edges and a few pages lightly foxed. 1929 Hard Cover. ix, [10]-315, [5] pp. 8vo. Frontispiece of Empress Frederick, 6 photographic portraits in text. An account of three generations of leaders of the German Empire. View more info

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The Illustrated London News, April 4, 1953, No. 5946--Volumes 222: In Memoriam Number Queen Mary

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Illustrated London News: 1953

Seller ID: 2299940

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers intact. No chips, no tears. Light general wear. 1953 Stapled Binding. Includes two-panel color photograph of Queen Mary. View more info

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Alexander III at Gatchina (The Romanov Dynasty)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Abris Art Publishers: 2001

Seller ID: 2302615

Condition: Near Fine


Pages very faintly toned. 2001 Large Softcover. 63 pp. Alexander III (Russian: ?????????? III ??????????????, tr. Aleksandr III Aleksandrovich; 10 March 1845 – 1 November 1894)[1] was Emperor of Russia, King of Poland and Grand Duke of Finland from 13 March 1881 until his death on 1 November 1894.[2] He was highly reactionary and reversed some of the liberal reforms of his father, Alexander II. Under the influence of Konstantin Pobedonostsev (1827–1907) he opposed any reform that limited his autocratic rule. During his reign, Russia fought no major wars; he was therefore styled The Peacema... View more info

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Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich (The Romanov Dynasty)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Abris Art Publishers: 2002

Seller ID: 2302616

Condition: Very Good


Top corner of front wrapper creased, pages very faintly toned. 2002 Large Softcover. 64 pp. Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia (Russian: ??????????? ??????????? ????????; 21 September 1827 – 25 January 1892) was the second son of Tsar Nicholas I of Russia and younger brother of Tsar Alexander II. During the reign of Alexander II, Konstantin was an admiral of the Russian fleet and reformed the Russian Navy. He was also an instrumental figure in the emancipation of the serfs. He was less fortunate as viceroy of Poland (1862–1863) and had to be recalled to Russia where he was attack... View more info

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Rochester and Other Literary Rakes of the Court of Charles II. With Some Account of Their Surroundings.

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co.: 1903

Seller ID: 2303180

Condition: Very Good


Boards and edges lightly rubbed, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper and university library stamp on title page. 1903 Three-Quarter Leather. x, 330 pp. Three-quarter leather with marbled boards and marbled endpapers. Top page ridge gilt. With portraits. Charles II (29 May 1630 – 6 February 1685)[c] was king of England, Scotland, and Ireland. He was king of Scotland from 1649 until his deposition in 1651, and king of England, Scotland and Ireland from the 1660 Restoration of the monarchy until his death in 1685. Charles II was the eldest surviving child of Charles I of England, Scotland an... View more info

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The Franklin D. Roosevelt Library, Hyde Park New York

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 2267216

Condition: Near Fine


No publisher date. Unpaginated. Fold-out. The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum holds the records of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the 32nd President of the United States (1933–1945). Located on the grounds of Springwood, the Roosevelt family estate in Hyde Park, New York, the library was built under the President's personal direction in 1939-1940, and dedicated on June 30, 1941. It is the first presidential library in the United States and one of the thirteen presidential libraries under the auspices of the National Archives and Records Administration. View more info

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Wheatland

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: American Association for State and Local History:

Seller ID: 2267978

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date, half-inch tear along top edge of front wrapper near spine. Unpaginated. Reprinted from American Heritage, Volume 5, Number 3. Wheatland, or the James Buchanan House, is a brick, Federal style house outside of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster Township, Lancaster County. It was formerly owned by the 15th President of the United States, James Buchanan. The house was constructed in 1828 by William Jenkins, a local lawyer. It was sold to William M. Meredith in 1841. Wheatland changed hands again in 1848, when it was purchased by Buchanan. Buchanan occupied the house for the ... View more info

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Official Program of the Inaugural Ceremonies, Inducting into Office Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States, John N. Garner, Vice President of the United States, March 4, 1933

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ransdell Incorporated: 1933

Seller ID: 2282987

Condition: Good


Faint crease to wrappers, front wrapper very faintly foxed, a couple light stains on rear wrapper, minor surface tear to rear wrapper. 1933 Stapled Binding. 64 pp. Official Program of the Inaugural Ceremonies, Inducting into Office Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States, John N. Garner, Vice President of the United States, March 4, 1933. View more info

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LIFE: John F. Kennedy Memorial Edition, Including His Biography and His Most Enduring Words

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Time: 1963

Seller ID: 2296531

Condition: Very Good


Minor ink note on front wrapper, a few creases. No chips. Wrappers intact. 1963 Stapled Binding. John F. Kennedy memorial edition, including his biography and his most enduring words. All of Life's pictures and text on the most shocking event of our time. Including his biography and his most enduring words. It is all over now. The frightful moment has passed and what unfolded before the eyes of a nation has begun-such is nature's mercy-to recede. But stark images still crowd the mind. We remember the smiling young couple, and a bunch of red roses; then-the monstrous act itself; and then-a flag... View more info

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Post, the Saturday Evening Post, December 14, 1963: John F. Kennedy, 1917-63, In Memoriam [Norman Rockwell]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Curtis Publishing Company: 1963

Seller ID: 2296534

Condition: Very Good


A few light creases. No chips. Wrappers intact. 1963 Magazine. 84 pp. COVER: Norman Rockwell portrait of JFK. In Memoriam: A Senseless Tragedy; The New President. CONTENTS: Articles - Hate Knows No Direction (Speaking Out); When the Highest Office Changes Hands, by Dwight D. Eisenhower; The New President: He Ought to Try to Slow Up, Alsop Interviews L. B. J.; The Assassination; Death in Emergency Room No. One; A Eulogy: John Fitzgerald Kennedy, by Arthur M. Schlessinger, Jr.; A Profile in Family Courage; What's Ahead for the G.O.P.?; New Weapon against Muscular Dystrophy; Wacky Search for Gold... View more info

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History of King Charles the First of England (Altemus' Young People's Library)

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Altemus: 1900

Seller ID: 2162604

Condition: Very Good


Very light rubbing to boards. 1900 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A guide to the controversial ruler of England, beheaded during the English Revolution. View more info

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Confidential Correspondence of the Emperor Napoleon and the Empress Josephine: Including Letters from the Time of Their Marriage Until the Death of Josephine, and Also Several Private Letters from the Emperor to His Brother Joseph, and Other Important Personages

By: Abbott, John S. C.

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Mason Brothers: 1856

Seller ID: 2301435

Condition: Good


Former a binder's copy - has been repaired. Loss to spine head, spine base and to front joint; ink name on title page. 1856 Hard Cover. 404 pp. With numerous illustrative notes and anecdotes. Including Letters from the Time of Their Marriage Until the Death of Josephine, and Also Several Private Letters from the Emperor to His Brother Joseph, and Other Important Personages. View more info

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George Washington; or, Life in America One Hundred Years Ago (American Pioneers and Patriots)

By: Abbott, John S.C.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2299625

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Spine lightly toned, ink stamp on front free endpaper. 1875 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 360 pp. The life of Washington reveals to us the state of society in our land, the manners and customs of the people, their joys and griefs, one hundred years ago. As a statesman, as a general, as a thoroughly good man, he stands pre-eminent. He was so emphatically the Father of his country that it may almost be said that he created the Republic. View more info

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Grand Duke Dmitry Konstantinovich of Russia (The Romanov Dynasty)

By: Abris Art Publishers

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Abris Art Publishers: 2004

Seller ID: 2302806

Condition: Near Fine


Russian text. An exceptional copy. 2004 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A Russian-language biography of Dmitry Konstantinovich, the son of Konstantin Nikolayevich and cousin of Alexander III. View more info

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Familiar Letters of John Adams and His Wife Abigail Adams, During the Revolution, with a Memoir of Mrs. Adams

By: Adams, Charles Francis & John & Abigail

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin / Riverside Press: 1875

Seller ID: 2278326

Condition: Near Fine


Bookplate of William Whitman on front endpaper, with a couple ink notations that appear to reference his personal library's organizational system. 1875 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxxii, 424 pp. 8vo. Engraved frontispiece of Abigail Adams. Transcriptions of 284 letters between future President John Adams and his wife Abigail, written during the American Revolution, with a brief biographical sketch of Abigail. Index follows text. View more info

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The March of Democracy: The Rise of the Union (Volume I)

By: Adams, James Truslow

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Charles Scriber's Sons: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266170

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Volume 1 only of 2 volume set. No jacket, bookplate on front endpaper. 1932 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 428 pp. Volume 1 only of 2 volume set. CONTENTS: Discovery and Settlement; The Colonial System Takes Form; The Duel with France; American Life in 1763; The Insoluble Problems of the New Empire; The Revolution; The Federal Union Formed; The New Nation Gets Under Way; Jeffersonian Democracy; The Presidency of Jefferson; The War of 1812; The Era of Good Feeling; The Jacksonian Period; The Nation in Mid-Century; A Decade of Expansion, 1840-1850; ... View more info

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The Letters of John and Abigail Adams (Penguin Classics)

By: Adams, John and Abigail; Shuffleton, Frank

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2004

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2296771

ISBN: 0142437115

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. Small surface tear on front wrapper from sticker removal. 2004 Trade Paperback. xxxvi, 473 pp. The Letters of John and Abigail Adams provides an insightful record of American life before, during, and after the Revolution; the letters also reveal the intellectually and emotionally fulfilling relationship between John and Abigail that lasted fifty-four years and withstood historical upheavals, long periods apart, and personal tragedies. Covering key moments in American history - the Continental Congress, the drafting of the Declaration of Independence, the Revolutionary War, and... View more info

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Diaries, 1779-1821 (Library of America) [John Quincy Adams]

By: Adams, John Quincy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Library of America:

Seller ID: 2205512

ISBN: 159853520X

Condition: Fine


Original edition with slipcase, not a reissue with dust jacket. Still encased in shrink-wrap. Original edition with slipcase, not a reissue with dust jacket. The diary of John Quincy Adams is one of the most extraordinary works in American literature. Begun in 1779 at the age of twelve and kept more or less faithfully until his death almost 70 years later, and totaling some fifteen thousand closely-written manuscript pages, it is both an unrivaled record of historical events and personalities from the nation's founding to the antebellum era and a masterpiece of American self-portraiture, t... View more info

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The Diary of John Quincy Adams, 1794-1845: American Political, Social and Intellectual Life from Washington to Polk

By: Adams, John Quincy; Nevins, Allan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co.: 1929

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2292105

Condition: Good


2nd printing. Hinges loosening, spine toned, light stain to top edge, edges lightly foxed. 1929 Hard Cover. xviii, [2], 585, [1] pp. 8vo. The personal diary of the sixth President of the United States, whose family served in government for four consecutive generations. Footnotes throughout, bibliography & index follow text. 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. We have more books available by this author!. 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 world affairs, a woman noted for plain speaking offers her thoughts about the mos... View more info

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Madam Secretary: A Memoir

By: Albright, Madeleine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Miramax Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2287956

ISBN: 0786868430

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed on bookplate with inscription, Best wishes. Very minor surface tear on front jacket panel. Remainder mark. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 562 pp. Albright proposes to combine the personal with policy in these memoirs, a sensible narrative strategy, considering her emblematic struggles as a working mother breaking through the glass ceiling of the foreign policy establishment to become U.N. ambassador and secretary of state. View more info

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George Washington: A Biography (The Library of Great Lives)

By: Alden, John R.; Palmieri, Patricia

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1993

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274892

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplates laid in. 1993 Full-Leather. xvi, [2], 780 pp. 8vo. Original red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in, color frontispiece of Washington, new foreword by Patricia Palmieri. Describes Washington's ancestry, boyhood in Virginia, career as a surveyor, experiences as a soldier in the French and Indian War, and involvement in the Revolution and the formation of a new American government. View more info

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Scenes of Russian Court Life: Being the Correspondence of Alexander I. with His Sister Catherine

By: Alexander I; Grand Duchess Catherine Pavlovna; Havelock, Henry; Grand Duke Nicholas

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Jarrolds Publishers Limited: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292081

Condition: Good


First edition. Former library copy, rebound, with usual marks. 1915 Hard Cover. 331, [1] pp. A collection of correspondence from 1805-1812 between Tsar Alexander I and his favorite sister, Grand Duchess Catherine Pavlovna. Translated by Henry Havelock, and edited with an introduction by Grand Duke Nicholas. View more info

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Catherine the Great: Life and Legend

By: Alexander, John T.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1989

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2292064

ISBN: 0195052366

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Edges lightly foxed, jacket lightly toned, clipped newspaper review laid in. 1989 Hard Cover. xii, [2], 418 pp. 8vo. One of the most colorful characters in modern history, Catherine II of Russia began her life as a minor German princess, until the childless Empress Elizabeth and Catherine's own scheming mother married her off to the Grand Duke Peter of Russia at age sixteen. By thirty-three, she had overthrown her husband in a bloodless coup and established herself as Empress of the multinational Russian Empire, the largest territorial political unit in modern history. Portr... View more info

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The Crown and the Swastika: Hitler, Hess and the Duke of Windsor

By: Allen, Peter

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Robert Hale: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2303015

ISBN: 0709012942

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges lightly bumped. Light smudge on page ridge. 1983 Hard Cover. 271 pp. Speculation on the exact role of the Duke of Windsor during the Second World War and his connection with Rudolf Hess and the Nazis has continued for more than forty years... Peter Allen's exhaustive research into the events of the 1930s and the early war years, using German documents not previously taken into account, has led him to new and startling conclusions. The dramatic narrative of this book progresses from the events leading to the abdication of Edwar VIII to the subsequent journey of the D... View more info

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Daniel Webster: Defender of the Union (Sowers Series)

By: Allen, Robert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Mott Media: 1989

Seller ID: 2268356

ISBN: 0880621567

Condition: Very Good


Faint edge wear. 1989 Trade Paperback. A biography of Webster from his years as a farm boy to his career as a lawyer, congressman, senator, and Secretary of State. View more info

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The War Diary of the Emperor Frederick III, 1870-1871

By: Allinson, A. R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company:

Seller ID: 2303019

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Page ridges lightly foxed, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper. xi, 355 pp. The Crown Prince of Germany, afterward the Emperor Frederick III, father of the ex-Kaiser, kept this diary during the Franco-Prussian War. He set down his daily impressions of the campaign, supplementing the diary later with extracts from his correspondence with his wife. View more info

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The Emperor Alexander I

By: Almedingen, E.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Vanguard Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283739

Condition: Good


First American edition. Boards lightly spotted, 2 inch closed jacket tear, jacket price removed. 1966 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 257, [1] pp. 8vo. A biography of the Russian tsar who ruled from 1801 to 1825. View more info

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The Romanovs: Three Centuries of an Ill-Fated Dynasty

By: Almedingen, E.M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2297520

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Smudge on rear board. 1966 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 333 pp. CONTENTS: Genealogical Table; Acknowledgments; Preface; The World They Entered; Father and Son; A Woman at the Kremlin; The First Emperor; The Ladies' Hour; 'We, Catherine the Second;' 'A Reign Fantastical;' Alexander the Blessed; The Crowned Policeman; The Liberator; The Dwarfed Titan; The World They Left; Index. View more info

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The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope

By: Alter, Jonathan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2007

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2202494

ISBN: 0743246012

Condition: Near Fine


First paperback printing. Remainder mark on page base. 2007 Trade Paperback. 414 pp. This is the story of a political miracle -- the perfect match of man and moment. Franklin Delano Roosevelt took office in March of 1933 as America touched bottom. Banks were closing everywhere. Millions of people lost everything. The Great Depression had caused a national breakdown. With the craft of a master storyteller, Jonathan Alter brings us closer than ever before to the Roosevelt magic. Facing the gravest crisis since the Civil War, FDR used his cagey political instincts and ebullient temperament in the... View more info