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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 Romanovs through Time, 1860-1997

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1997

Seller ID: 2298331

ISBN: 9525125092

Condition: Near Fine


Russian, English, and Finnish text. 1997 Soft Cover. 16th July - 16th November, 1997 - Smol'ny Sobor, St. Petersburg. A history of the Romanov family. 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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Familiar Letters of John Adams and His Wife Abigail Adams, During the Revolution, with a Memoir of Mrs. Adams

By: Adams, Charles Francis

Price: $125.00

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

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: $30.00

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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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 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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So Dark a Stream: A Study of the Emperor Paul I of Russia, 1754-1801

By: Almedingen, E.M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co. Ltd: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291174

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket edges rubbed with two 1/2 inch closed tears, jacket price clipped. 1959 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 240 pp. 8vo. Frontispiece portrait of Paul I. A biography of the 18th century Russian Tsar Paul I, son of Catherine the Great, from his birth to his death by assassination, after only a few years in power. 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

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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

ISBN: 067152836X

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 life-size in all his complexity. Ambrose charts the peaks and valleys of Nixon's first fifty years -- his critical support as a... View more info

Image for Eisenhower, in Two Volumes: Volume One [I, 1]: Soldier, General of the Army, President-Elect, 1890-1952; Volume Two [II, 2]: The President (The Library of the Presidents)

Eisenhower, in Two Volumes: Volume One [I, 1]: Soldier, General of the Army, President-Elect, 1890-1952; Volume Two [II, 2]: The President (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274910

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's inserts and blank bookplate laid in. 1987 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 637, [3]; 750, [2] pp. Original brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Numerous photographs. The complete two-volume biography of the general who became the 34th President of the United States. Stephen E. Ambrose draws upon extensive sources, an unprecedented degree of scholarship, and numerous interviews with Eisenhower himself to offer the fullest, richest, most objective rendering yet of the soldier who became president. He gives... View more info

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Eisenhower: Volume I: Soldier, General of the Army, President-Elect, 1890-1952; Volume II: The President

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster: 1985

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2281563

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printings. Spine and back corner of volume 2 lightly creased. 1985 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 637, [3]; 750, [2] pp. Numerous photographs. The complete two-volume biography of the general who became the 34th President of the United States. Stephen E. Ambrose draws upon extensive sources, an unprecedented degree of scholarship, and numerous interviews with Eisenhower himself to offer the fullest, richest, most objective rendering yet of the soldier who became president. He gives us a masterly account of the European war theater and Eisenhower'... View more info

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Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life

By: Anderson, John Lee

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Grove Press, Inc.: 1997

Seller ID: 2286203

ISBN: 0802135587

Condition: Very Good


Remainder mark, wrappers lightly rubbed. 1997 Large Softcover. 814 pp. This New York Times “Notable Book of the Year” is the definitive biography on Che Guevara, whose epic dream was to end poverty and injustice in Latin America through armed revolution. Anderson’s biography traces Che’s extraordinary life, from his comfortable Argentine upbringing to the Cuban revolution, from the halls of power in Castro’s government to his failed campaign in the Congo and assassination in the Bolivian jungle. View more info

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Russian Tsars: The Rurikids; The Romanovs

By: Antonov, Boris

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ivan Fiodorov: 2005

Seller ID: 2287719

ISBN: 5938931096

Condition: Near Fine


Genealogy of the Russian Royal Families pamphlet laid in. A very nice copy. 2005 Large Softcover. An illustrated history of the Russian Tsars. View more info

Image for Life and Campaigns of Napoleon Bonaparte: Giving an Account of All His Engagements from the Siege of Toledo to the Battle of Waterloo: Also, Embracing Accounts of the Daring Exploits of His Marshals, Together with His Public and Private Life, from the Commencement of His Career to His Final Imprisonment and Death of the Rock of St. Helena. (Alta Edition)

Life and Campaigns of Napoleon Bonaparte: Giving an Account of All His Engagements from the Siege of Toledo to the Battle of Waterloo: Also, Embracing Accounts of the Daring Exploits of His Marshals, Together with His Public and Private Life, from the Commencement of His Career to His Final Imprisonment and Death of the Rock of St. Helena. (Alta Edition)

By: Arnault, M.A.; Panckoucke, C.L.F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Porter & Coates: 1890

Seller ID: 2287014

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. No publisher date (circa late 1800s), hinges starting. 1890 Hard Cover. 247; 251 pp. Napoleon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821), was a military and political leader of France and Emperor of the French as Napoleon I, whose actions shaped European politics in the early 19th century. Born in Corsica and trained as an artillery officer in mainland France, Bonaparte rose to prominence under the First French Republic and led successful campaigns against the First and Second Coalitions arrayed against France. In 1799, he staged a coup d'état and installed himself as First Consul; ... View more info

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The Hermitage: A History and Guide. The Home of General Andrew Jackson, Seventh President of the United States

By: Arnold, James E.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Ladies' Hermitage Association: 1967

Seller ID: 2267212

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine. 1967 Soft Cover. 74 pp. The Hermitage is a historical plantation and museum located in Davidson County, Tennessee, United States, 10 miles (16 km) east of downtown Nashville. The plantation was owned by Andrew Jackson, the seventh President of the United States, from 1804 until his death at the Hermitage in 1845. Jackson only lived at the property occasionally until he retired from public life in 1837. Enslaved men, women, and children, numbering nine at the plantation's purchase in 1804[3] and 110 at Jackson's death,[4] worked at the Hermitage, principally involved in growing cotto... View more info