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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 ... 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. Mer... 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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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: $10.00

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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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; T... 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... 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 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 ... 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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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 Ameri... 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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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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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 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 th... 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

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 ... View more info

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Eisenhower: Soldier and President - The Renowned One-Volume Life

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster: 1990

Seller ID: 2199546

ISBN: 0671747584

Condition: Fair


Wrappers rubbed, laminate just slightly coming loose from cover, a few pages dog-eared/bumped at corner. 1990 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 635 pp. Numerous photographs. A condensed version of Ambrose's 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 f... 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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Eisenhower: Soldier and President - The Renowned One-Volume Life

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2270838

ISBN: 0671747584

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. A few light smudges on page ridges. 1990 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 635 pp. Numerous photographs. A condensed version of Ambrose's 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... View more info

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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... View more info

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Churchill: The Life Triumphant - The Historical Record of Ninety Years

By: American Heritage Magazine; United Press International; Grunwald, Henry Anatole (Biographical Essay); Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Introduction)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc.: 1965

Seller ID: 2197224

Condition: Very Good


Boards lightly soiled and toned. 1965 Large Hardcover. 144 pp. 11 1/4 x 8 3/4. A historical record of the life of Winston S. Churchill, illustrated with numerous color and black & white photographs and illustrations, including a stunning image of his studio at Chartwell, filled with over one hundred of his paintings. Includes an introduction by Dwight D. Eisenhower. View more info

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James Monroe: The Quest for National Identity

By: Ammon, Harry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265138

ISBN: 0070015821

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket beginning to delaminated along edges, 1/4 inch closed tear to jacket spine head. 1971 Hard Cover. xi, [1], 706, [2] pp. 8vo. A biography of James Monroe who became the fifth president of the United States in 1816. Ammon recreates his remarkable career, through his service in the revolutionary army, the Confederation Congress, to his exertions in James Madison's cabinet and his subsequent presidency. James Monroe (April 28, 1758 – July 4, 1831) was... View more info

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Infant Toronto as Simcoe's Folly

By: Andre, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Centennial Press: 1971

Seller ID: 2264223

Condition: Good


Faint stains to jacket front and spine, top corner of jacket rear lightly bumped. Title page through page 32 beginning to loosen from binding. 1971 Hard Cover. 221 pp. John Graves Simcoe (25 February 1752 – 26 October 1806) was a British Army general and the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada from 1791 until 1796 in southern Ontario and the watersheds of Georgian Bay and Lake Superior. He founded York (now Toronto) and was instrumental in introducing institution... View more info

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The Perfect Tribute

By: Andrews, Mary Raymond Shipman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Charles Scriber's Sons: 1931

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2263117

Condition: Near Fine


Half-circle stain on jacket front, a few small spots on jacket rear, jacket lightly rubbed. A Woman's Philosophy clipping laid in. 1931 Small Hard Cover. 47 pp. ...another Lincoln story by Mrs. Andrews... The story is founded on the real incident of Lincoln's kindness to a drummer-boy. Sixty years later that kindness was passed on and was a tribute to the Great Heart which always had sympathy with the sorrows of childhood. View more info

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Catherine the Great

By: Anthony, Katharine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1926

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2270159

Condition: Very Good


Fourth printing. Edges lightly rubbed, faint stains on top page ridge. 1926 Hard Cover. 331 pp. This work is primarily a story wherein Anthony has woven the portrait of a real woman into the pattern of 18th Century politics. The reader is introduced to Catherine, the statesman, who unites Russia, destroys Poland and participates in the American Revolutionary War. The reader also sees Catherine, the jealous mistress of men, who at sixty has a lover of twenty-five. The boo... View more info

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Churchill's Trial: Winston Churchill and the Salvation of Free Government

By: Arnn, Larry P.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Nelson Books: 2015

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2266433

ISBN: 0718096215

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Spine-head lightly bumped. 2015 Trade Paperback. xxxiii, 376 pp. No statesman shaped the twentieth century more than Winston Churchill. To know Churchill is to understand the combinations of boldness and caution, assertiveness and humility, that define statesmanship at its best. With fresh perspective and insights based on decades of studying and teaching Churchill, Larry P. Arnn explores the greatest challenges faced by Churchill, both in war and in peac... 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 p... View more info

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The File: A Personal History

By: Ash, Timothy Garton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House: 1997

Seller ID: 2206917

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy.Near Fine. 1997 Hard Cover. 262 pp. In 1978, fresh out of Oxford, Timothy Garton Ash set out for Berlin to see what he could learn from the divided city about freedom and despotism. As he moved from west to east--from Berlin glamour to Berlin danger--the East German secret police, the so-called Stasi, was compiling a secret file on his activities, monitoring his Berlin days and nights and tracking his growing involvement with the Solidarity movement in P... View more info

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Theodore Roosevelt (The American Presidents Series)

By: Auchincloss, Louis; Schlesinger, Arthur M. (Editor)

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Times Books / Henry Holt and Company: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1949619

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Ink name on front endpaper. 2002 Hard Cover. xvi, 155 pp. 8vo. An intimate portrait of the first president of the 20th century. The American century opened with the election of that quintessentially American adventurer, Theodore Roosevelt. Louis Auchincloss's warm and knowing biography introduces us to the man behind the many myths of Theodore Roosevelt. From his early involvement in the politics of New York City and then New York State, we trace his celeb... View more info