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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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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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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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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: 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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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, 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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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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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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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

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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 a... View more info

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Life of Abraham Lincoln

By: Barrett, Joseph H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Wm. L. Allison: 1899

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2202458

Condition: Very Good


No date, circa 1890. Two spots on front board, pages toned. 1899 Hard Cover. 842 pp. Life of Lincoln originally published 1864. Includes messages, proclamations, letters, etc. by Joseph H. Barrett, Commissioner of Pensions, Washington, D.C. 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 BART... 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, c... 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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Zachary Taylor: Soldier, Planter, Statesman of the Old Southwest (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Bauer, K. Jack

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1997

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274994

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. Faintly scuffed. 1997 Full-Leather. xxiv, [2], 348 pp. 8vo. Full navy blue leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, endpapers decorated with presidential seal, ribbon marker bound in. A biography of the twelfth President of the United States of America, who died after just over a year in office. He had previously distinguished himself as an officer during the Mexican-American War. Considering the course his lif... View more info

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John Quincy Adams, in Two Volumes: John Quincy Adams and the Foundations of American Foreign Policy; John Quincy Adams and the Union (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Bemis, Samuel Flagg

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274920

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's inserts and blank bookplate laid in. Minor scuff on spine of second volume. 1987 Full-Leather. xix, [1], 588, xv, [1]; xv, [1], 546, [2], xix, [5] pp. 8vo. Includes six illustrations and seven maps (including one fold-out). A biography of America's greatest diplomatist to the eve of his election as sixth President of the United States, and an authoritative account of the origins and guiding principles of the nation's foreign policy. 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 Pre... View more info

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Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989

By: Beschloss, Michael

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2007

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2263434

ISBN: 0684857057

Condition: Near Fine


2007 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, [3], 430, [2] pp. 8vo. Presidential Courage is a brilliantly readable and inspiring saga about crucial times in American history when a courageous President dramatically changed our future. Like Beschloss's previous book, The Conquerors, it was a New York Times bestseller for months. With surprising new sources and a dazzling command of history and human character, Beschloss brings to life those fla... View more info

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Polk: The Man Who Transformed the Presidency and America

By: Borneman, Walter R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Random House: 2008

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2273796

ISBN: 1400065607

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Spine slightly cocked. 2008 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. In Polk, Walter R. Borneman gives us the first complete and authoritative biography of a president often overshadowed in image but seldom outdone in accomplishment. James K. Polk occupied the White House for only four years, from 1845 to 1849, but he plotted and attained a formidable agenda: He fought for and won tariff reductions, reestablished an independent Treasury, an... View more info

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John Adams and the American Revolution

By: Bowen, Catherine Drinker

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press / Little, Brown and Company: 1950

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2264384

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Lacks jacket. Spine slightly faded, jacket flaps and rear panel mounted on front and rear blanks, publisher's insert laid in. 1950 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 699 pp. 8 1/2 x 5 7/8. Map illustrated endpapers. In this highly praised biography of the formative years of the America's second president, Mrs. Bowen portrays John Adams within the context of colonial America and examines the momentous events that forged a new nati... 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 ... 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 ... 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