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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 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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Lincoln Heritage Trail, Official Souvenir Book and Tour Guide: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky (Approved by the Lincoln Heritage Trail Foundation)

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Desaulniers & Company:

Seller ID: 2267979

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date, a few faint smudges to wrappers, general wear. Unpaginated. A guide to historic sites in Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky. The Lincoln Heritage Trail is a designation for a series of highways in the U.S. states of Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky that links communities with pre-presidential period historical ties to U.S. president Abraham Lincoln. View more info

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Abraham Lincoln (Classics Illustrated, No. 142)

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Gilberton Company, Inc.: 1958

Seller ID: 2279907

Condition: Near Fine


Front wrapper faintly creased. 1958 Stapled Binding. 46 pp. Stories about Abraham Lincoln in comic/graphic novel format. 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

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

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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George Washington

By: Abbott, J. [John] S.C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company: 1903

Seller ID: 2202470

Condition: Good


Front hinge weakened, ink name & date on front endpaper. 1903 Hard Cover. 360 pp. Original blue cloth, white borders, gilt titles. Frontispiece of Revolutionary War battle by Paul Hardy. A biography of President George Washington, from Abbott's Lives of the Presidents. 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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Lincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the Presidency

By: Abrams, Dan; Fisher, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hanover Square Press: 2018

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291840

ISBN: 1335424695

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Faint edge wear to jacket. 2018 Hard Cover. Lincoln’s Last Trial captures the presidential hopeful’s dramatic courtroom confrontations in vivid detail as he fights for his client—but also for his own blossoming political future. It is a moment in history that shines a light on our legal system, as in this case Lincoln fought a legal battle that remains incredibly relevant today. 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 Great Secession Winter of 1860-61 and Other Essays

By: Adams, Henry; Hochfield, George E.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: A Perpetua Book/A.S. Barnes and Company, Inc.: 1963

Seller ID: 2283525

Condition: Good


Ink name on half-title page. 1963 Three-Quarter Leather. xx, 428 pp. These essays offer a striking picture of the first phase of a distinguished literary career. They also provide a remarkable inside view of politics during the Lincoln and Grant administrations as seen through the eyes of a knowledgeable, independent, and clear-thinking historian. 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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Diaries, 1779-1821 (Library of America) [John Quincy Adams]

By: Adams, John Quincy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Library of America:

Seller ID: 2205512

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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Letters of John and Abigail Adams, 1762 to 1826 (Westvaco's American Classics Series)

By: Adams, John; Adams, Abigail; Bennett, William J.; Elder, Karen M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Westvaco Corporation: 2001

Seller ID: 2281342

Condition: Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase. 2001 Hard Cover. 133, [11] pp. 8vo. Nearly sixty-five years of letters between the American president and his first lady, with a foreword by William J. Bennett, and a section on the art of the American flag. Includes color images of various American flags, and of John & Abigail Adams. 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 formation of the United States as an independent nation, and his thoughts on history and political science. View more info

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The Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln

By: Adler, Bill

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Carol Publishing Group: 1993

Seller ID: 2202536

ISBN: 0806514566

Condition: Near Fine


Small black smudge to page ridge. 1993 Trade Paperback. vi, 154 pp. The most eloquent of American presidents, Lincoln seemed to have a comment — sagacious or humorous — on just about anything that mattered. This concise compendium offers his astute observations on a variety of subjects—from women to warfare. Nearly 400 quotations include such thought-provoking and memorable remarks as:Bad promises are better broken than kept.Marriage is neither heaven nor hell; it is simply purgatory.Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.Quo... 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 world affairs, a woman noted for plain speaking offers her thoughts about the most controversial topics of our time. 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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Adams and Jefferson: The Story of a Friendship

By: Allison, John Murray

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: 1966

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2173941

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. Tape remnant on jacket flaps, jacket price clipped.Near Fine. 1966 Hard Cover. xiii, 349 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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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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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. 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 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: 2199566

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printing. Remainder mark on lower page ridge edge. 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 temper... View more info