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The Guardian, Volume the Second

By: Addison, Joseph

Price: $22.50

Publisher: London, Jacob & Richard Tonson: 1760

Seller ID: 23806

Condition: Fair

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 518 pages; Guardian issues # 83-175, published together as Vol the 2nd. Original or period calf. Contents clean and complete save for a front endpage, perhaps. Leather well rotten at spine with vertical cracks and separation between signatures. Bookplate removal scarring to front pastedown. Candidate for rebacking with clean supple contents. View more info

Nixon [3 Volumes Complete] : The Education of a Politician 1913-1962, The Triumph of a Politician 1962-1972, Ruin and Recovery 1973-1990 [SIGNED]

By: Ambrose, Stephen

Price: $495.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 32683

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; [SIGNED] 1987 - 1991. Simon & Schuster. All three volumes signed and inscribed by Ambrose to the same individual. First and third books in the trilogy are 1st edition, 1st printing, while the 2nd book "Triumph of a Politician" is a book club edition, though notably in the same size and same quality of binding as the the other 2 titles. First two books signed on the blank front flyleaf while the 3rd book is inscribed on the 2nd fr... View more info

Eisenhower: Volume I. Soldier, General of the Army, President Elect; 1890-1952 & Volume II. the President [SIGNED]

By: Ambrose, Stephen

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1984

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 32731

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Maps & Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1387 pages; [SIGNED] 1983 & 1984. HC/DJ. Both volumes 1st edition, 1st printing. Both snugly bound and very neat in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jackets. Both volumes inscribed to the same recipient and signed by Ambrose to the half-title pages. Vol I [Soldier] has the small ink stamp to the bottom edge of the Simon & Schuster "sower" - indicating a likely remaindered copy; the front jacket ... View more info

Emeric Cruce

By: Balch, Thomas Willing

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Allen, Lane and Scott: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13460

Condition: Very Good

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 69 pages; [SIGNED ASSOCIATION COPY] Publisher's original textured red cloth, lettered in gilt to cover and spine. Just mild shelf rub to cloth at spine ends and tips. Inconspicuous evidence of a bookplate removed from rear pastedown, of the same size as that at front. Inscribed by Balch to Samuel Dickson, who assisted in the book's preparation. Dickson's engraved, foxhunting themed bookplate mounted to front pastedown. T. W. Balch (1866-1927) p... View more info

Liberty and Order

By: Banning, Lance

Price: $9.85

Publisher: Indianapolis, Liberty Fund: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20860

ISBN: 0865974187

Condition: Near Fine

4to 11" - 13" tall; 387 pages; Oversize paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Bright, tight and fresh. Feels and appears unread. Prior owner has neatly penned the Library of Congress number to the base of the copyright page. Otherwise unmarked and crisp. NF. ... V View more info

Mourning for Lincoln

By: Barrett, Frank W. Z.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, John C. Winston: 1909

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 37716

Condition: Very Good

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 91 pages; HC 2nd edition. Snugly bound in publisher's red cloth with titles brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Trace sunning to cloth at spine. Top edge gilt; front and bottom edges untrimmed. Solid, clean copy; quite uncommon in the original issue. VG or better View more info

Thirty Years' View [2 Volumes]; Or, a History of the Working of the American Government for Thirty Years from 1820 to 1850

By: Benton, Thomas

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23712

Condition: Very Good-

B&W Illustration; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1528 pages; 1856 D. Appleton & Co. 1st edition. Two stout volumes, complete in original ribbed brown cloth with ruling and decorative design in blind to covers and spines; title lettering and pictorial seal still generally bright in gilt to spine. Both volumes snugly bound and generally neat with mild bumping and trace fray at corners. A half inch wide two inch long fountain pen ink stain along the rear hinge of the fi... View more info

All the President's Men

By: Bernstein, Carl & Bob Woodward

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1974

Edition: reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23404

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 349 pages; HC/DJ. An early reissue with Simon Schuster masthead but note of distribution by Funk and Wagnalls on copyright page, to rear panel of jacket and in a blind stamp to the surface of the rear board. Note of original $12.95 issue price on front flap. Small Schuster pictorial remainder stamp to bottom edge. Inscribed and signed by Carl Bernstein on the front free endpage to Jere Real. Real was a professor at Lynchburg College; he coordin... View more info

The Willy-Nicky Correspondence; Being the Secret and Intimate Telegrams Exchanged between the Kaiser and the Tsar

By: Bernstein, Herman and Theodore Roosevelt (Foreword)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18964

Condition: Very Good

12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 158 pages; 1st edition. HC in light blue cloth with titles blindstamped to front cover and on printed paper title label to spine. A solid, clean copy. Prior owner's name penned neatly to front endpage. Cloth lightly crimped at spine ends. Light toning and mild fading to title label at spine. VG or better. Uncommon thus. View more info

Addresses Delivered At the Celebration of the One Hundred and Fourth Anniversary of the Birth of Abraham Lincoln

By: Bernstorff, Johann Heinrich Von, and Joseph W. Bailey & Lincoln Centennial Association

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Springfield IL, Lincoln Centennial Association: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37725

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued

Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 56 pages; HC is snugly bound in original heavy olive green cloth with leather title label to spine. Text printed on hand made paper. Just light shelf rub at corner tips. Prior owner's pictorial bookplate to front pastedown. VG+ View more info

Reaching For Glory; Lyndon Johnson's Secret White House Tapes, 1964-1965

By: Beschloss, Michael

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29688

ISBN: 0684804085

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 475 pages; 1st printing with complete 1-10 number line on copyright page. Tight, fresh and exceptionally neat in immaculate dust jacket with publisher's $30 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Signed by Beschloss on the title page. Feels and appears as new. F/F; Signed by Author View more info

The Congressman's Civil War

By: Bogue, Allan G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31257

ISBN: 0521354056

Condition: Very Good+

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 210 pages; Hardcover in original green cloth. Tightly bound and fresh. Lacks dust jacket but otherwise about as new. VG++ View more info

Parties and Political Conscience; American Dilemmas, 1840-1850

By: Brock, William Ranulf

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Millwood. NY, KTO Press: 1979

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 20914

ISBN: 0527118001

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket

Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 367 pages; Snug, clean copy in original pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Binding slightly cocked in the spine. Just very mild shelf rub to jacket edges. VG+/NF View more info

The White House in Miniature

By: Buckland, Gail & John Zweifel & Kathleen Culbert-Aguilar & Gerald Ford & Betty Ford

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 32976

ISBN: 0393036634

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

4to 11" - 13" tall; 204 pages; Larger, square format HC/DJ. 1st edition, 1st printing. Signed by model artist/creator, John Zweifel, on the front free endpage. Snugly bound and very neat in crisp edged color pictorial dust jacket. Jacket with just mild shelf evudence to edges and a whisper of sunning to about an inch long, narrow area at the crown of the spine. Profusely illustrated with color photographs of the impressive miniatures. NF/VG++; Signed by Artist View more info

Feminists Theorize the Political

By: Butler, Judith & Joan W. Scott, Eds.

Price: $18.95

Publisher: New York, Routledge: 1992

Seller ID: 26876

ISBN: 0415902746

Condition: Very Good-

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 485 pages; Trade paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Tight bright and neat. Light handling wear to covers at edges and corners. Rear cover nicked at front edge. Just light notation pencilled to Contents page. Solid copy. VG- View more info


By: Camp, George Sidney

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1841

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23713

Condition: Very Good

16mo 6" - 7" tall; 249 pages; HC in original cloth gilt title lettering to spine. Snug and sound. Just mild scattered foxing to the generally bright and supple pages. Corners lightly bumped; cloth mildly crimped at spine ends. Minor soiling to bottom edge and shallow loss from silverfising to the margins of the rear pastedown. Issued as Harper's Family Library #158. Overall a solid and neat copy. Uncommon. About VG View more info

The Passage of Power; The Years of Lyndon Johnson

By: Caro, Robert A.

Price: $29.50

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24134

ISBN: 0679405070

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 736 pages; Stout HC/DJ. Tight, bright and fresh in title-lettered dust jacket. Trace shelf rub to jacket spine end; front jacket cover slightly bumped at top edge. Feels and appears unread; about as new. Text clean and unmarked. Illustrated with B/W photographs. NF/VG+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info


By: Castro, Fidel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Habana, Cuba, Editorial De Ciencias Sociales, Instituto Cubano Del Libro: 1976

Seller ID: 17774

Condition: Very Good+

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 255 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial flap-fold covers. A bright, clean and neat copy. No marks. Light shelf wear to covers at tips. Solid neat copy. VG+ View more info

Historical Dictionary of the Enlightenment

By: Chisick, Harvey

Price: $33.50

Publisher: Lanham MD, Scarecrow Press: 2005

Seller ID: 32941

ISBN: 0810850974

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 512 pages; HC in original glossy, color pictorial boards. Exceptionally bright and fresh; feels unread. A library bookplate inside the front and a small barcode label inside the rear board. Otherwise as new. Graded down to VG to rflect superficial institutional ownership indications View more info

The House on Observatory Hill - Home of the Vice President of the United States

By: Cleere, Gail S.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Washington DC, U. S. Government Printing Office: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32722

Condition: Very Good+

Photographs, plans and a folding pictorial map; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 74 pages; Larger format paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright snug and neat; no marks. 1st edition. Illustrated throughout with historical photographs and some plans; a large color pictorial map of the grounds is enclosed in publisher provided falp inside the rear cover. Just trace shelf evidence to covers at edges. VG++ to NF View more info