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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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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 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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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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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 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

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

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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 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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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

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The Soul of Abe Lincoln

By: Babcock, Bernie

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1923

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2207374

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Boards lightly rubbed. 1923 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A fictionalized portrayal of Abe Lincoln helping a Union soldier save his family. View more info

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John F. Kennedy: Scrimshaw Collector

By: Barnes, Clare

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276053

Condition: Very Good


Jacket lightly toned, related news articles laid in, Hawaiian dealer sticker on rear jacket flap. 1969 Large Hardcover. 129, [3] pp. A description of President John F. Kennedy's scrimshaw collection, with color photographs. The thirty-seven piece Kennedy collection was confined to pieces etched with portraits of naval heroes and American statesmen, sailing ships, whale hunting, national monuments and the like. One modern piece done by one of the few remaining scrimshaw artists was of the Presidential Seal. Intended as a present from Mrs. Kennedy for the Christmas of 1963, it was placed by the ... View more info

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The Bulletproof George Washington: An Account of God's Providential Care

By: Barton, David

Price: $4.00

Publisher: WallBuilder Press: 2000

Seller ID: 2203905

Condition: Near Fine


Sticker to rear wrapper. 2000 Trade Paperback. 59 pp. This thrilling account of God's care of Washington during the French and Indian War is a story that once appeared in many history textbooks. You'll learn of Washington's character, God's miraculous protection of him in battle, and of Washington's open gratitude for God's intervention. Containing maps and illustrations, this is an encouraging story of God's preservation of the Father of Our Country.Keywords: DAVID BARTON BULLETPROOF GEORGE WASHINGTON ACCOUNT GOD'S PROVIDENTIAL CARE AMERICAN PRESIDENTS AMERICAN HISTORY MILITARY FRENCH INDIAN ... View more info

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Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation

By: Basker, James G.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Gilder Lehrman: 2008

Seller ID: 2170991

ISBN: 1932821635

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2008 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. This story begins with the hideous contradiction between the ideals of liberty and the practice of slavery in America. From the seed of 'slavery containment' within the fifteen slave states grew a national law banning slavery, crafted in large part by the words and actions of Abraham Lincoln. Read primary source documents that take you on a journey through the evolution of liberty, culminating with the Emancipation Proclamation and Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address. This book focuses on Lincoln's words an... View more info

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The Abraham Lincoln Quarterly, June 1950, Vol. VI, No. 2

By: Basler, Roy P.; Bunn, Jr., G.W.; Thomas, Benjamin P.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Abraham Lincoln Association: 1950

Seller ID: 2262504

Condition: Very Good


Front wrapper lightly toned and faintly foxed, faint crease to rear wrapper. 1950 Soft Cover. Pagination begins at page 71, continues through page 134. The Abraham Lincoln Quarterly, June 1950, Vol. VI, No. 2. Contents include: Oliver R. Barrett; Our Reluctant Contemporary: Abraham Lincoln, by David C. Mearns; Billy Yank and Abraham Lincoln by Bell Irvin Wiley; Two Early Lincoln Surveys by Fern Nance Pond; Lincoln Publications; News and Comment. View more info

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Wilson

By: Berg, A. Scott

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Putnam: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2208393

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Light rubbing to rear jacket. 2013 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. One hundred years after his inauguration, Woodrow Wilson still stands as one of the most influential figures of the twentieth century, and one of the most enigmatic. And now, after more than a decade of research and writing, Pulitzer Prize-winning author A. Scott Berg has completed Wilson--the most personal and penetrating biography ever written about the 28th President.In addition to the hundreds of thousands of documents in the Wilson Archives, Berg was the first biographer to gain ac... View more info

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Taking Charge: The Johnson White House Tapes, 1963-1964

By: Beschloss, Michael R.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1997

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2280179

ISBN: 1121103995

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. An exceptional copy. 1997 Hard Cover. The only president to tape all of his meetings and phone conversations is revealed as a man who struggled to surpass JFK on civil rights, guided the country into Vietnam, and twisted the arms of friends and enemies alike. View more info

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America's Queen: The Life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

By: Bradford, Sarah

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2001

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2268749

ISBN: 0141002204

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Spine and front wrapper creased. 2001 Trade Paperback. x, 500 pp. Black & white photographs. Acclaimed biographer Sarah Bradford explores the life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, the woman who has captivated the public for more than five decades, in a definitive portrait that is both sympathetic and frank. With an extraordinary range of candid interviews—many with people who have never spoken in such depth on record before—Bradford offers new insights into the woman behind the public persona. She creates a coherent picture out of Jackie’s tumultuous and cosmopolitan life... View more info

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Martha Washington: An American Life

By: Brady, Patricia

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2006

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2283904

ISBN: 0143037137

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Remainder mark. 2006 Trade Paperback. 276 pp. With this revelatory and painstakingly researched book, Martha Washington, the invisible woman of American history, at last gets the biography she deserves. In place of the domestic frump of popular imagination, Patricia Brady resurrects the wealthy, attractive, and vivacious young widow who captivated the youthful George Washington. Here are the able landowner, the indomitable patriot (who faithfully joined her husband each winter at Valley Forge), and the shrewd diplomat and emotional mainstay. And even as it brings Martha Washing... View more info

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Andrew Jackson: His Life and Times

By: Brands, H.W.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Anchor Books: 2006

Seller ID: 2208287

ISBN: 1400030722

Condition: Very Good


Remainder mark, edges lightly rubbed. 2006 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 620 pp. In this, the first major single-volume biography of Andrew Jackson in decades, H.W. Brands reshapes our understanding of this fascinating man, and of the Age of Democracy that he ushered in.An orphan at a young age and without formal education or the family lineage of the Founding Fathers, Jackson showed that the presidency was not the exclusive province of the wealthy and the well-born but could truly be held by a man of the people. On a majestic, sweeping scale Brands re-crea... View more info

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Andrew Jackson: His Life and Times

By: Brands, H.W.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273761

ISBN: 0385507380

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Small spot on fore-edge. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. The most famous American of his time, Andrew Jackson is a seminal figure in American history. The first “common man” to rise to the presidency, Jackson embodied the spirit and the vision of the emerging American nation; the term “Jacksonian democracy” is embedded in our national lexicon. View more info

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The Fourth President: A Life of James Madison

By: Brant, Irving

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1970

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2265421

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Spine ends lightly bumped. 1970 Hard Cover. [viii], 681, [3] pp. 8vo. A one-volume biography of the fourth president of the United States, adapted from the six-volume biography Brant spent twenty years writing. View more info

James Madison: Father of the Constitution, 1787-1800

By: Brant, Irving

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc.: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2293915

Condition: Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Front hinge weakening, rear board soiled. 1950 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 520 pp. 8vo. Book three in Brant's expansive biography of the fourth president of the United States, which eventually comprised a total of six volumes. Illustrated with black-and-white plates. View more info

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The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America

By: Brinkley, Douglas

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Harper: 2010

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2274224

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Lightly rubbed, ink mark to front endpaper. 2010 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. In this groundbreaking epic biography, Douglas Brinkley draws on never-before-published materials to examine the life and achievements of our “naturalist president.” By setting aside more than 230 million acres of wild America for posterity between 1901 and 1909, Theodore Roosevelt made conservation a universal endeavor. This crusade for the American wilderness was perhaps the greatest U.S. presidential initiative between the Civil War and World War I. Roosevelt’s... View more info

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Lincoln's Choice

By: Buckeridge, J.O.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Stackpole Company: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2282746

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, spine head and spine base lightly rubbed, ink stamp and pencil notes on front endpaper recto and verso, pencil notes on rear endpaper verso. 1956 Hard Cover. xviii, 254 pp. Herein, for the first time, is revealed the impact and scope of the basic repeating rifle in the Civil War. Well documented, and supported by exciting on-the-spot reports, the author presents convincing evidence that the Spencer seven-shooter was a major factor--possibly the major factor in winding up the war which cost far more American lives than World War II. Christopher Spencer, the inventor an... View more info

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Abraham Lincoln Traveled This Way: The America Lincoln Knew

By: Burlingame, Michael

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Firelight Publishing: 2011

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2170921

ISBN: 1891650254

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by both Robert Shaw and Michael Burlingame. First edition. An exceptional copy.Near Fine. 2011 Large Hardcover. Abraham Lincoln Traveled This Way-The America Lincoln Knew is a look back through the window of time into Lincoln's world. Renowned Lincoln historian Dr. Michael Burlingame and acclaimed landscape photographer Robert Shaw explore the places and the land that were a part of Abraham Lincoln's life-from his early years in Kentucky and Indiana, through the 29 years he lived in Illinois, until he went east to Washington, D.C. to serve as President. View more info