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Category: All Categories: History: U.S.: US Hist
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526.
Beer, Thomas, 1889-1940  
The Mauve Decade: American Life at the End of the Nineteenth Century

Publisher: NY, Knopf, 1926.
268 p.; 22.5 cm. Good+, mauve paper over boards, cloth spine; half-inch tear in upper spine; covers discolored in spots. Stock#40534.

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527.
Nixon, Richard M.  
The Memoirs of Richard Nixon

Publisher: New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1978..
First Edition. 24 X 17 cm. Near Fine/Near Fine. Full navy blue cloth, gilt titles on spine & initials on front board, xii, 1120 pp, 24 ff b & w photo plates, index. Owner's name & address stamped on fpd, else fine. DJ has 1 cm tear to top edge of rear panel; in Brodart archival cover. Shipping weight 5 lbs.

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528.
Hamilton W. Mabie; Marshal H. Bright  
The Memorial Story of America ... 1492-1892

Publisher: John E. Homan & Co. Chicago, Il 1894.
Condition: Good-. front cover is blue with black & gilt design with front flap, spine is blue with no spine title, rear cover is brown leather with gilt design with back flap, (possibly copy used by salesman showing different covers available for purchase) Good-. rub-through corners, fray spine ends, corner bumps, wear/rubbing to edges, Hinge split front interior, small tears to front fly page, slightly yellowing pages, wonderful illustrations, Bagged for protection.

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529.
Yarmolinsky, Adam.  
The Military Establishment. Its Impacts on American Society. A Twentieth Century Fund Study.

Publisher: Harper & Row [1971].
xiv, 434 p., index, tables. “A work of cold power and major significance, this… Twentieth Century Fund Study, several years in process, examines the incapacity of countervailing civilian power to control military dominance; the military's 'automatic priority' over national resources and the government's subsequent ineffectiveness in meeting vital domestic needs; the role of the military in foreign policy, in arms escalation, in control of revolution and counter-revolution abroad and at home." Dj worn; VG. stock#20931.

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530.
Josephson, Matthew, 1899- .  
The Money Lords. The Great Finance Capitalists 1925-1950.

Publisher: NY, Weybright & Talley [c1972].
374 p., index; 22 cm. "The most awesome, and acquisitive, of these outsized men are all here: Samuel Insull of Chicago; the Van Sweringen brothers of Cleveland; A. P. Giannini of San Francisco; Robert R. Young of Texas and New York, among others. Matthew Josephson knew the era and its great finance grandees well, and he illuminates from personal knowledge as well as from public record the lives of these gifted and driven magnates and manipulators." Dj; VG. stock#20744.

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531.
Gould, Lewis L.  
The Most Exclusive Club: A History of the Modern United States Senate

Publisher: New York: Basic Books, Inc, 2005..
First Edition. 24 X 16½ cm. Near Fine/Fine. Black paper-covered boards, foil titles on spine, black endpapers, xiv, 402 pp, photos in text, notes, brief bibliograpy, index. Gift inscription on half-title, else fine. DJ in Brodart archival cover. This is a history of the Senate in the 20th century, with slightly more space given over to the first half of the century than the second. Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 4 oz.)

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532.
Adams, Alice Dana.  
The Neglected Period of Anti-Slavery in America, 1808-1831.

Publisher: Williamstown, MA: Corner House Publishers, 1973..
Reprint. Originally appeared 1908. Covers the pre-Garrison anti-slavery movement in the United States. 307+ pp. Near fine in like price-clipped dj. Hard Cover. ISBN: slavery, anti-slavery

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533.
Honour, Hugh.  
The New Golden Land. European Images of America from the Discoveries to the Present Time.

Publisher: NY, Pantheon / Random House [1975]. 'First Edition'.
4 p.l., 299 p., index, 374 b/w illus. plus 31 color, 28.5 cm. Explores the changing image of America as it has evolved in the European mind over the last four centuries. Based on the Bicentennial exhibit of the National Gallery and the Cleveland Museum. As new. Stock#20945x.

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534.
Jensen, Merrill  
The New Nation: A History of the United States During the Confederation, 1781-1789

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1950..
23½ X 16 cm. VG/VG. Burgundy cloth, gilt titles on spine, blind devices on both boards, top edge dyed grey, xviii, 433, xi pp, footnotes, index. Corners & spine ends lightly bumped, head of spine sunned, gilt titles still bright. DJ tail of spine somewhat tattered, corners worn; in Brodart archival cover. From the DJ: "This is the definitive account of the first years of the United States. The period is important if only because during it men debated publicly and violently the question of whether or not people could govern themselves. But beyond that, the advocates of world government today continually turn to this remarkable period for guidance and illumination." Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 8 oz.)

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535.
Roosevelt, Theodore  
The New Nationalism
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Publisher: Prentice Hall Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1961.
Trade softcover in white and black illustrated wraps, small 8vo. xii+173pp. + publisher's notices. Introduction and footnotes by William E. Leuchtenburg. Light soil and rubbing to wraps with some foxing along edges, primarily rear wrap and spine. Binding tight and square with no reader's crease. Pages bright and unmarked, save for prev. owner's name upper corner half-title page. Not ex-lib. Soft Cover VG

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536.
Thompson, Holland  
The New South: A Chronicle of Social and Industrial Evolution (Chronicles of America Series, Vol. 42; Abraham Lincoln Edition)

Publisher: Yale University Press New Haven, 1919.
Not ex-lib. Hardcover in bright blue (not navy) cloth with elaborate gilt, white and black design to front and spine, in grey card jacket with design from book replicated in black, small 8vo. Chronicles of America, v.42 of 50. ix + 250pp. Index, bibliographical note. Tissue-protected frontis and plates. Fine/VG+. Light toning to endpapers near gutters; else as new: tight; square and unmarked with especially bright cloth and gilt design. The scarce jacket has light abrasion along upper edges; short internally tape-repaired tear at lower front edge; mild toning to spine wirth titles and figures unaffected small label shadow lower rear panel. Jacket in Brodart. VG+. Hardcover Fine

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537.
Churchill, Winston S  
The New World

Publisher: Dodd Mead Company New York 1959.
Volume two. Clean and tight. Jacket show wear and tear. Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Fair Hard Cover Poor 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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538.
Scott, Kenneth and Kristin Lunde Gibbons  
The New-York Magazine Marriages and Deaths: 1790-1797

Publisher: Polyanthos, New Orleans, 1975, first edition, PAPERBOUND, (VG+).
Polyanthos, New Orleans, 1975, first edition, 306 pages, introduction by James Gregory (New-York Historical Society), author introduction, 34 full-page b&w illustrations taken from engravings which appeared in New-York Magazine, 6 in. x 9 in., PAPERBOUND, base of spine mildly bumped, covers very faintly scuffed, spine shows one light crease, contents clean and tight, book very good+ {This copy came from the collection of one of the book's editors, Kristin L. Gibbons, and has a letter to her from the publisher laid in.} (VG+) 4149 [Os0110KG]

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539.
Scott, Kenneth and Kristin Lunde Gibbons  
The New-York Magazine Marriages and Deaths: 1790-1797

Publisher: Polyanthos, New Orleans, 1975, first edition, INSCRIBED, PAPERBOUND, (VG).
Polyanthos, New Orleans, 1975, first edition, INSCRIBED by editor on title page: "Oct. 13, 1975/For Mom and Dad, /Who would have thought it would ever happen?/Love Kris", 306 pages, introduction by James Gregory (New-York Historical Society), author introduction, 34 full-page b&w illustrations taken from engravings which appeared in New-York Magazine, 6 in. x 9 in., PAPERBOUND, corners and spine ends mildly worn, covers very slightly scuffed and soiled with one faintly visible crease to lower corner of front cover, a very few light creases to spine, contents clean and tight, book very good {This copy came from the collection of Kristin L. Gibbons, one of the book's editors.} (VG) 4150 [Os0110KG]

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540.
Osborne, John  
The Nixon Watch
 Picture
Publisher: Liveright New York, 1970.
Blue cloth with gilt and silver titles to spine and stamped carcature of Nixon to front, inwhitem black and red illustrated jacket, 8vo. xv+201pp. Introduction by Tom Wicker. Drawings by Robert Osborn throughout. Articles from New Republic. Near Fine/VG. Book has touch of surface loss along lower edge rear pastedown, shelving soil to page edges. Else fine: bright, tight, sharp and unmarked. Jacket has light soil with mild rubbing over hinges, light rolling crease down mid front panel. Central colors, titles and figures strong and bright. Jacket in Brodart. Not ex-lib. ISBN: 0871405024 VG. Hardcover NF

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541.
Osborne, John (Ill. Bill Mauldin & Robert Osborn)  
The Nixon Watch; The Second Year of the Nixon Watch (2 volumes)

Publisher: New York: Liveright, 1970..
First Edition. 22 X 15 cm. Near Fine/Varying. 1st year: Blue cloth, blind charicature of Nixon on front board, gilt titles on spine, tan pict. endpapers, xv, 201 pp. 46 b & w illustrations by Robert Osborn; book fine, DJ soiled with a 1" chip. 2nd year: SBN 87140-517-2, published 1971, also first edition, blue cloth, gilt titles on spine, tan endpapers, xv, 207 pp, 17 cartoons by Bill Mauldin; book has minor binding defect consisting of small lumps in cloth caused by debris trapped between cloth & boards, else fine. DJ fine in Brodart archival cover. Two collections of articles about the Nixon administration that appeared in The New Republic. According to 2nd year DJ, "Osborne repeats the performance that was universally praised by liberals and conservatives alike for its fairness and objectivity." Shipping weight 3 lbs.

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542.
Paine, Ralph D.  
The Old Merchant Marine: A Chronicle of American Ships and Sailors (Chronicles of America Series, Volume 36; Abraham Lincoln Edition)

Publisher: Yale University Press New Haven, 1919.
Not ex-lib. Hardcover in series-uniform bright blue (not navy) cloth with elaborate gilt, black and white design, in grey card jacket with black design matching book; small 8vo. Chronicles of America, v.36 of 50. x + 214pp. Index, bibliographical note. Tissue-protected frontis and plates. VG+ to NF/VG- to VG. Book has light to moderate spine slant toward upper end only with light bump and mild rubbing toward upper spine; mild toning to endnpapers near gutters, mild convexity to rear board near corner. Book is otherwise as new: tight and sharp with especially bright cloth and gilt. The scarce jacket has1" deep chip at upper spine end; diagonal surface creases (not moisture related) acoss lower front panel well below titles and figures. Light toning along spine with no effect on titles or figures; small label shadow lower rear panel; light abrasion along upper spine end; touches of darkening to upper front corner away from titles and figure. Central figures and titles clear and sharp. In Brodart. VG-. Hardcover VG+

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543.
Ogg, Frederic Austin  
The Old Northwest: A Chronicle of the Ohio Valley and Beyond (Chronicles of America Series, Vol. 19; Abraham Lincoln Edition)

Publisher: Yale University Press New Haven, 1919.
Not ex-lib. Hardcover in series-uniform bright blue (not navy) cloth with elaborate gilt, white and black figures to front and spine, in grey card jacket with black titles and figures matching book design, small 8vo. Chronicles of America, v.19 of 50. x + 220pp. Index, bibliographical note. Tissue-protected frontis and plates, foldout map. Fine/NF. Book has mild toning to endpapers; else as new: clean and unmarked with especially bright, sharp titles and figures. The scarce jacket has light toning to spine with no effect on titles and figures; internally tape-repaired 1/2" closed tear upper rear edge near spine; small label shadow lower rear panel; else fine. Jacket in Brodart. NF. Hardcover Fine

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544.
Merk, Frederick  
The Oregon Question: Essays in Anglo-American Diplomacy and Politics

Publisher: Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1967.
Cloth, with dust jacket. Very Good/Very Good. Stain in lower rear section of dust jacket; extends to exterior surface of rear cover; no distortion. White on Charcoal and light blue spine. Standard Size. 442 pages.

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545.
Jenkins, Mrs. Jessie W.  
The Origin and Status of the Negro: The Divine Will
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Publisher: The National Patrick Henry Organization, Inc., 1954 Columbus, GA.
Book. Book condition: Good. Soft cover 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Jenkins was President of the National Patrick Henry Organization, a radical right-wing racist and anti-semitic political group of the 1950s. She believed that God's people should be protected from such things as "race-mixing", integration, and "Judeo lies". "God's will be done - Father Noah separating the black children of the curse - Gen. 9:24-25 - approximately 2341 B.C., to prevent violation of God's immutable law: Keeping the HOLY Creation seed separated from the unholy, sin-cursed or corrupt, and 'Everything after its kind, ' which neither SOCIAL Science nor democratic 'social order' and 'equality' can explain away. As proof of God's indignation over the 'intermixing' of the children of the perverse Cush (Canaan), they were all ordered to be destroyed and their homeland taken. Is it cruel to destroy wickedness, as a deterrent? Why not teach God's TRUTHS instead of these Judeo lies?.." 40 pages. Book is in GOOD condition; some soiling. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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546.
Cusick, James G.  
The Other War of 1812 : The Patriot War and the American Invasion of Spanish East Florida

Publisher: Gainesville, FL, U.S.A.: University Press of Florida, 2003.
Partial cloth, without dust jacket. Very good. Silver on dark blue spine. Standard Size. 386 pages.

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547.
Samuel Eliot Morison  
The Oxford History of the American People
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Publisher: Oxford University Press, NY, 1965.
G+ cloth hardback, black/gold lettering, Fair DJ. Cover with light edge, spine and corner wear. DJ is edge worn, chipped, with a few small tears. Binding tight. Colored end papers. Pps are VG, except for a few in the middle which are stained. 9 1/2x 6 1/4", 1153 pps with illustrations and index. 4th Printing

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548.
Morison, Samuel Eliot, 1887-1976.  
The Oxford History of the American People.

Publisher: NY, Oxford UP, 1965. Book club edition.
1153 p., index, plates, maps; blue cloth, no dj; spine faded; VG. Stock #20218.

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549.
Stevenson, Adlai (Walter Johnson, Carol Evans, & C. Eric Sears, Eds.)  
The Papers of Adlai E. Stevenson: Volume IV, Let's Talk Sense to the American People, 1952-1955

Publisher: Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1974..
First Edition. 24 X 16½ cm. Near Fine/VG. Dark blue cloth with gilt facsimile signature on front board, publisher's device blind-stamped on rear board, dark blue endpapers, xvii, 628 pp, 8 ff b&w photo plates, footnotes, index. Extremities lightly rubbed, gift inscription on preliminary blank. Price-clipped DJ has small chips & tears along top & bottom edges; in Brodart archival cover. According to the DJ, this volume "shows Stevenson vigorously criss-crossing the country after accepting his party's draft, eloquently speaking out on such issues as foreign policy and trade, civil rights, the atom bomb, Communism and Communist-hunters, the economy and fiscal responsibility, and Indochina. The volume also covers the years immediately succeeding his defeat, when resuming the same grueling schedule, he fought strongly and successfully to rebuild the Democratic party and elect a Democratic Congress in 1954, all the while devoting his best efforts to combating drift and complacency in the federal government and to playing the characteristic role of 'the conscience in politics.' .. witty, pungent, sharp, free of pomposity.." Shipping weight 4 lbs. (International 3 lbs., 8 oz.)

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550.
Stevenson, Adlai (Walter Johnson, Carol Evans, & C. Eric Sears, Eds.)  
The Papers of Adlai E. Stevenson: Volume IV, Let's Talk Sense to the American People, 1952-1955

Publisher: Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1974..
First Edition. 24 X 16½ cm. VG/VG-. Dark blue cloth with gilt facsimile signature on front board, publisher's device blind-stamped on rear board, dark blue endpapers, xvii, 628 pp, 8 ff b&w photo plates, footnotes, index. Large but faint tide mark at bottom front board and spine, small tide marks at bottom of a few leaves near gutter, endpapers slightly faded. DJ has blue tide marks on reverse matching those on book, and is rubbed at edges, with a 1½" tear and associated creasing at top of rear panel near joint, a ½" chip at top of spine, and a few smaller chips and tears; in Brodart archival cover. According to the DJ, this volume "shows Stevenson vigorously criss-crossing the country after accepting his party's draft, eloquently speaking out on such issues as foreign policy and trade, civil rights, the atom bomb, Communism and Communist-hunters, the economy and fiscal responsibility, and Indochina. The volume also covers the years immediately succeeding his defeat, when resuming the same grueling schedule, he fought strongly and successfully to rebuild the Domcratic party and elect a Democratic Congress in 1954, all the while devoting his best efforts to combating drift and complacency in the federal government and to playing the characteristic role of 'the conscience in politics.' .. witty, pungent, sharp, free of pomposity.." Shipping weight 4 lbs. (International 3 lbs., 8 oz.)

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551.
Bowers, Claude G.  
The Party Battles of the Jackson Period

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Boston, 1922.
Reddish-brown with gilt titles to spine and blindstamp to front, no jacket, 8vo. xxi+ 506pp. Index, footnotes throughout. Frontis, B/W plates. Fine. Touches of surface loss to extreme tips of corners ofboards, mild softening spine ends. Cloth and pages bright and sharp, binding tight and unmarked. Many uncut pages in second half of text and index. Not ex-lib. Prev. owner's name in nice hand to front pastedown. Hard Cover Fine

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552.
Fish, Carl Russell  
The Path of Empire: A Chronicle of the United States as a World Power (Chronicles of America Series, Vol. 46; Abraham Lincoln Edition)

Publisher: Yale University Press New Haven, 1919.
Not ex-lib. Hardcover in series-uniform bright blue (not navy) cloth with elaborate gilt, white and black titles and design to spine and front, gilt upper edges, in design-matching grey and black card jacket, small 8vo. Chronicles of America, v.46 (later series-numbering). ix + 305pp. Index, bibliographical note. Tissue-protected frontis and plates. Fine/VG+. Book has light toning/discoloration to endpapers on pastdowns and along gutters; else as new: square and very tight binding; clean and unmarked pages with mildest of (probably original) toning; especially bright and sharp cloth and gilt. The scarce jacket has light abrasion along upper front edge and lower spine end, 1/16" internally tape-repaired closed nick upper frontedge; small chip lower spine end just into design border; toning to spine with titles and figures all strong and clear; small label shadow lower rear panel. Central panels and figures sharp and bright. Jacket in Brodart. VG+. Hardcover Fine

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553.
Hulbert, Archer B.  
The Paths of Inland Commerce: A Chronicle of Trail, Road and Waterway (Chronicles of America Series, Volume 21: Abraham Lincoln Edition)

Publisher: Yale University Press New Haven, 1920.
Not ex-lib. Hardcover in series-uniform bright blue (not navy) cloth with elaborate gilt, black and white titles andfigures to front and spine; in grey card jacket with designs matching book's in black, small 8vo. Chronicles of America, v.21 of 50. xii + 211pp. Index, bibliographical note. Tissue-protected frontis and plates, foldout map. Fine/NF. Rear board has very mild convexity with no associated effects. Book is otherwise as new: sharp, clean and tight with especially bright cloth and figures. The scarce jacket has small chips along upper and lower front edges, 1/2" deep chip lower spine end into publisher's name, small puncture rear wrap (not onto cloth); 1 1/4" tape-repaired tear lower rear fore edge at flap. Light toning to spine with no effect on titles and figures; small label shadow lower rear panel. Sharp and clean in Brodart. VG. Hardcover Fine

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554.
Zucker, Morris.  
The Philosophy of American History. The Historical Field Theory.

Publisher: NY: Arnold-Howard, 1945..
1st ed. xxii + 694 pp. 9 1/8"x 6 1/4". Blue cloth. Spine slightly faded, interal hinge repaired, o/w VG. Hard Cover. ISBN: historiography; philosophy of history

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555.
Epstein, David F.  
The Political Theory of The Federalist
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Publisher: University of Chicago Chicago, 1984.
Hardcover in blue cloth, in white andblack jacket, 8vo. Not ex-lib. ix + 234pp. Index, endnotes. Fine/VG+. Pencilled bracketing erased from several pages; now all bright and unmarked. Jacket has 1/4" internally tape-repaired closed tear upper front edge near spine; 3/8" long x 1/4" long deep chip over upper rear hinge end; abrasion with touches of surface loss lower spine end. Book and jacket are otherwise as new: bright, sharp and tight. Jacket in Brodart. ISBN: 0226212998 Fine. Hardcover Fine

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556.
Choate, Rufus; Woods, Thomas (editor)  
The Political Works of Rufus Choate

Publisher: Washington, DC, U.S.A.: Regnery Publishing, Incorporated, An Eagle Publishing Company, 2002.
Cloth, with dust jacket. Fine/Fine. Cream on chocolate spine. Standard Size. 438 pages.

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557.
Wilson, Joseph  
The Politics of Truth: Inside the Lies that Led to War and Betrayed My Wife's CIA Identity

Publisher: New York: Carrol & Graf Publishers (Avalon), 2004..
24 X 16 cm. Fine/Fine. Black boards, fake cloth spine with gilt titles, [xiii], 513, [1] pp, 8 ff b & w photo plates, bibliography, index. DJ in Brodart archival cover. For future historians, this will be one of the primary documents of the Iraq war as surely as Colonel House's diary is one of the primary documents of World War I. Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 12 oz.)

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558.
Trudeau, G. B., b. 1948.  
The Portable Doonesbury.

Publisher: Andrews & McMeel, Kansas City [c1993]..
'Incorporating all the essential daily strips and full-color Sundays, The Portable Doonesbury is an unblinking analysis of history in the making.' Subjects include Dan Quayle's DEA file, Perot, Clinton, the Gulf War. [225] p. in comic style, some color; color pictorial covers, 27.5 cm.; VG. 28743

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559.
Greene, John Robert  
The Presidency of George Bush
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Publisher: University Press of Kansas Lawrence, KS, 2000.
Blue cloth with gilt titles to spine, in grey and black glossy jacket with b/w photo to front, 8vo. American Presidency Series. xiii+245pp. Index, bibliographical essay, notes. Occasional b/w photos throughout. Fine/Fine. Mild curl with very faint rolling crease along upper front edge of jacket. All else as new; bright, tight, sharp and unmarked. In Brodart. Neither ex-lib. nor remainder. ISBN: 0700609938 Fine. Hard Cover Fine

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560.
Kaufman, Burton I.  
The Presidency of James Earl Carter
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Publisher: University Press of Kansas Lawrence, KS, 1993.
Silver, black and purple jacket with b/w photo of carter to front, 2nd printing. ix+245pp. Index, bibliographical essay, notes. As new: bright, tight, sharp and unmarked. ISBN: 0700605738. Soft Cover Fine

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561.
Bergeron, Paul H.  
The Presidency of James K. Polk (American Presidency Ser.)

Publisher: Lawrence, KS, U.S.A.: University Press of Kansas, 1987.
Cloth, without dust jacket. Very good. Slight bumping of spine extremities. Gold on dark blue spine. Standard Size. 324 pages.

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562.
Algeo, Matthew  
The President is a Sick Man
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Publisher: Chicago Review Press Chicago, 2011.
Black paper over boards with black quarter cloth, in black and brown smooth jacket with photo of Cleveland to front, 8vo. x+255pp.+ ad. Index, bibliography, sources. Cast of charascters. Illustrations throughout. NF/NF. Book has prev. owner's address label with info. blacked out to front pastedown largely under flap. Very nild curl along lower front edge of jacket and very mild softening to upper spine end. All else as new: bright, tight, sharp and unmarked. In Brodart. ISBN: 9781569763506 NF. Hard Cover NF

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563.
Seale, William  
The President's House: A History (2 Volume Set in Slipcase, 2008 Ed.))
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Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, 2008.
Two volumes in matching blue cloth with gold stamped titles to spine and gold stamped emblems to fronts, no jackets, in slipcase, 8vos. xv + 708pp. & ix + 707pp. Index in each volume; illustrations. Fine. Very mild touch of rubbing to rear panel of v. 2, mid rear cloth near fore edge. Books are otherwise as new: bright, sharp and unmarked. Touch of surface loss and wear to one edge of rear panel of slipcase. Else fine. A laarge item: priority and non-U.S. orders please inquire about shipping to avoice cancelation of order. ISBN: 0801885973. Hardcover Fine

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564.
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933.  
The Price of Freedom. Speeches and Essays.

Publisher: N.Y., Scribner’s, 1924.
vi, 420 p., portrait front., 21 cm. When Vice President Coolidge replaced Harding in August 1923, not many Americans knew much about him. This collection of speeches and essays was intended to familiarize the electorate and prepare for his own bid for the presidency. VG, t.-p. foxed as in many other copies/no dj. 101821.

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565.
Davis, David Brion  
The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution, 1770-1823

Publisher: Ithaca, NY & London: Cornell University Press, 1977..
24 X 16½ cm. G/G. Full black cloth, gilt titles on spine, 576 pp, footnotes, index. Looks VG as long as you leave the jacket on, but surface chips from reverse of jacket have adhered to bottom edge and joints; previous owners' names on ffep. DJ rubbed, has visible small chips & tears as well as surface chipping to reverse; in Brodart archival cover. Covers the debate over slavery and the beginnings of the abolitionist movement in the US, England, and British colonies. Sequel to "The Problem of Slavery in Western Civilization." Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 12 oz.)

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566.
Morris, Charles  
The Progress and Achievement of One Hundred Years Since the Second War of Independence, or, the War of 1812
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Publisher: The John C. Winston Company, 1911.
Book. Book condition: Good to Very Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall "A book of inestimable value made possible by the Census of 1910... The marvelous record of development in wealth, manufacturing, agriculture, and all the arts and sciences of civilization. Also the progress in government, education and religion, thus forming a history of our country in peace and in war since, from a weak federation of states with a population of eight millions, despised by the nations of Europe, we have grown to a great world power with a population of ninety millions, respected, honored and feared by the whole world. With hundreds of portraits and character sketches of men of achievement, and illustrations of all the great events of our history." Published only four years after the Wright Brothers flight, the frontispiece shows a photograph of seven "Leading Types of Aircraft". Numerous illustrations. 596 pages. Book is in GOOD to VERY GOOD condition; some discoloration to rear cover. No dust jacket.

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567.
Bremner, Robert H.  
The Public Good

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A.: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, 1980.
Cloth, without dust jacket. Very Good. Standard Size. 252 pages.

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568.
Fisher, Stanley G.  
The Quaker Colonies: A Chronicle of the Proprietors of the Delaware (Chronicles of America Series, Volume 8; Abraham Lincoln Edition)

Publisher: Yale University Press New Haven, 1919.
Not ex-lib. Hardcover in series-uniform bright blue (not navy) cloth with bright gilt, black and white titles and figures to spine and front, gilt upper page edges, in grey card jacket with black titles and figures matching book design, small 8vo. Chronicles of America, v.8 of 50, Abraham Lincoln Edition. ix + 244pp. Index, bibliographical note, tissue-protected frontis and plates, foldout map. Fine/NF. Book hasmildly toned endpapers from paste bleed-through and flap contact; otherwise as new, with bright, unmarked rough-cut pages; tight, square binding and exceptionally bright gilt, cloth and decorative features. The relatively scarce card jacket has light toning to spine, small label shadow lower rear panel near corner; shallow 1/2" long x 1/4" chip upper rear corner. Central figures and titles clean, bright and unaffected. Jacket in Brodart. NF. Hardcover Fine

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569.
Trefousse, Hans L.  
The Radical Republicans: Lincoln's Vanguard for Racial Justice
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Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf New York, 1969.
Hardcover in dark grey-cloth with gilt titles and figures to spine, gilt monogram to front, Borzoi impress to lower corner rear board, no jacket, 8vo. ix+492pp. + xviii(index) + note on author and colophon. Index, biblkiography, footnotes throughout. Fine. 3 1/2" streak from black marker to front pastedown. Else as new: bright, tight, sharp and unmarked. Not ex-lib. Hardcover Fine

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570.
Moody, John  
The Railroad Builders: A Chronicle of the Welding of the States (Chronicles of America Series, Vol. 38; Abraham Lincoln Edition)

Publisher: Yale University Press New Haven, 1919.
Not ex-lib. Hardcover in series-uniform bright blue (not navy) cloth with elaborate gilt, white and black figures to spine and front, gilt upper page edges, in grey jacket with book cover design replicated in black, small 8vo. Chronicles of America, v.38 of 50. x + 257pp. Index, bibliographical note. Tissue protected frontis and plates, 4 foldout maps. NF to Fine/VG- to VG. Book has light toning/paste bleed-through to endpapers along gutters, mild rubbing to first letter in front title gilt; else as new: tight and unmarked with especially bright cloth and figures. The scarce jacket has 1 1/2" long x 1/4" wide hole over mid front hinge away from all figures; several short closed tears (internally tape-repraired and small chips along edges and upper spine end.) Central panels and titles all bright and sharp in Brodart. Light toning along spine with titles and figures unaffected. VG-. Hardcover NF

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571.
Huntington, Ellsworth  
The Red Man's Continent: A Chronicle of Aboriginal America (Chronicles of America Series, Volume 1; Abraham Lincoln Edition)

Publisher: Yale University Press New Haven, 1919.
Not ex-lib. Hardcover in series-uniform bright blue (not navy) cloth with bright gilt, black and white titles and figures to spine and front, gilt upper page edges, in grey card jacket with black titles and figures matching book design, small 8vo. Chronicles of America, v.1 of 50; Abraham Lincoln Edition. xii + 183pp. Index, bibliographical note, tissue-protected frontis and plates, foldout map. Fine/VG. Book has toned endpapers from contact with jacket flaps; otherwise as new, with bright, unmarked rough-cut pages; tight, square binding and exceptionally bright gilt, cloth and decorative features. The relatively scarce card jacket has abrasion with small chips and internally tape-repaired closed tear off upper edges. Central figures and titles clean, bright and unaffected. Jacket in Brodart. Not ex-lib. VG+. Hardcover Fine

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572.
Ogg, Frederic Austin  
The Reign of Andrew Jackson: A Chronicle of the Frontier in Politics (Chronicles of America Series, Vol. 20; Abraham Lincoln Edition)

Publisher: Yale University Press New Haven, 1919.
Not ex-lib. Hardcover in series-uniform bright blue (not navy) cloth with elaborate gilt, white and black figures to front and spine, in grey card jacket with black titles and figures matching book design, small 8vo. Chronicles of America, v.20 of 50. x + 249pp. Index, bibliographical note. Tissue-protected frontis and plate. Fine/NF. Book has three small, light-colored spots (1/4" dameter or less) with no associated effects to rear coth; mild toning to endpapers; else as new: clean and unmarked with especially bright, sharp titles and figures. The scarce jacket has light toning to spine with no effect on titles and figures; small label shadow lower rear panel; else fine. Jacket in Brodart. NF. Hardcover Fine

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573.
Cartwright, William H. (Holman), 1915- / Watson, Richard L.,  
The Reinterpretation of American History and Culture William H. Cartwright and Richard L. Watson, Jr., editors.

Publisher: Washington, National Council for the Social Studies [1973].
xix, 554 p. 24 cm. "Historical studies in a changing curriculum." "The materials gathered in this volume are part of a continuing 30 year effort to help the social studies teacher develop understandings in United States history related to contemporary social issues, to stimulate student and teacher thinking, and to relate recent historical scholarship to the classroom. This book contains 25 studies by distinguished historians which reinterpret various periods of United States history and related topics. The first section, along with an introduction, describes the state of American history. Part two, presenting five chapters on the topic of race and nationality in American history, covers native, Afro, European, Mexican, and Asian Americans. The third section, on perspectives in the study of American history, includes the topics of women, the American city, war, and intellectual history. In the last section, a substantial part of the book concerned with the reappraisal of the American past, fifteen chapters reinterpret United States history chronologically from the colonial period to 1970. Each author has included extensive references or bibliography." NEU 130. Vg / no dj.

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574.
Brown, Roger Hamilton.  
The Republic in Peril: 1812.

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press, 1964..
viii, 238 p., index, 25 cm. "This bookshows for the first time how republicanism and concern for for the republican 'experiment' led to the American decision to declare war on Great Britain in 1812." Some red ink markings. NEU019. Good+ / no dj.

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575.
White, Leonard D.  
The Republican Era: 1869-1901, A Study in Administrative History

Publisher: New York: Macmillan, 1958.
Cloth, without dust jacket. Good. Substantial yellowing of pages here. Silver on dark blue spine. Standard Size. 414 pages.

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576.
Blum, John Morton  
The Republican Roosevelt (2nd Ed.)
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Publisher: Harvard University Press Cambridge, MA, 1980.
Trade soft cover in light yellow, red and brown wraps, small 8vo. 3rd printing of 2nd edition.xx+170pp. Index. NF. Very mild soil to wraps, with mild curl to extreme tips of front corners. Faded former prince stamp upper corner half-title page. Else as new, with wraps overall bright and sharp; binding tight and square; pages bright and unmarked. ISBN: 0674763025. Soft Cover NF

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577.
Aly, Bower  
The Rhetoric of Alexander Hamilton

Publisher: Russell & Russell New York, 1965.
Not ex-lib. Hardcover in light green cloth with burgundy titles to spine, no jacket, 8vo. x +226pp. Index, bibliography, footnotes throughout. VG+ to NF. Mild rubbing/suning to overall clean and bright cloth and titles. Binding tight and square;pages mildly toned, clean and unmarked, save for former price-stamp ffep. Hardcover VG+

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578.
Holt, Michael F.  
The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party: Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War.

Publisher: NY: Oxford, 1999..
Book club ed. 1248 pp. Fine in like dj. Hard Cover. ISBN: Jackson; Civil War

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579.
Schlesinger, Arthur Meier  
The Rise of Modern America: 1865-1951

Publisher: New York: The Macmillan Company, 1951..
4th ed, 1st ptg. 21½ X 14½ cm. G/No dj. Dark blue cloth with titles stamped in silver (partly on maroon ground), maps on endpapers, xvii, 607 pp, numerous illustrations included in pagination, plus 10 ff plates & 3 color maps, bibliography, index. Corners bumped, a few spots on covers and edges, half-title separated from its gathering but still tipped to endpaper. This edition adds coverage of World War II and the immediate postwar years. Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 8 oz.)

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580.
Booream, Hendrik  
The Road to Respectability: James A. Garfield and His World, 1844-1852
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Publisher: Bucknell University Press Lewisburg, PA, 1988.
Black textured paper over boards with gilt titles to spine, in blue, white and black jacket with photo of young Garfield to front, 8vo. Western Reserve Historical Society Publication. 301pp. Index, bibliography, endnotes, illustrations. Fine/VG+. Book is as new: bright, tight, sharp and unmarked. Jacket has light abrasion along upper edges with surface loss at extreme spine ends. Touch of surface loss to tip of upper corner front panel. In Brodart. Neither ex-lib nor remainder. ISBN: 0838751350 VG+. Hard Cover Fine

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581.
Gonzales, Donald J.  
The Rockefellers at Williamsburg: Backstage with the Founders, Restorers and World-Renowned Guests
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Publisher: EPM Publications McLean, VA, 1991.
Trade paperback in brown and orange wraps with inset photo of John D. Rockefeller and Rev. Goodwin to front, 10" x 8 1/2". 159pp. Index, chronological list of visits by heads of state and dignitaries. B/W photos throughout. Story of Colonial Williamsburg's restoration and preservation. NF. Mild curl/wear to tips of both wraps. Else fine: tight, sharp, square, bright and unmarked. ISBN: 0939009536. Soft Cover NF

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582.
Silber, Nina  
The Romance of Reunion : Northerners and the South, 1865-1900

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, U.S.A.: University of North Carolina Press, 1993.
Cloth, with dust jacket. Very good/Very Good. Brown and blue on white spine. Standard Size. 268 pages.

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583.
Rodgers, Cleveland  
THE ROOSEVELT PROGRAM
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Publisher: G. P. Putman's Sons, NY, 1933.
Fine in Very Good dust jacket. First Edition. Hard Cover Publisher's full black cloth, gilt (red) lettering on spine and cover, TEG (red). 8vo. 275 pp. This is an unmarked, unopened copy. The volume is in virtually perfect condition. The unclipped dust jacket, now in Mylar, is lightly chipped, with slight loss at the head and heel of the spine and on one small spot on the rear panel. FINE/VERY GOOD. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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584.
Jennings, John.  
The Salem Frigate. A Novel.

Publisher: Doubleday, Garden City, NY, 1946..
ix, 500 p., endpaper map. Story of the U.S. frigate Essex. Grey cloth covers stamped in gold; tan spine; 22 cm.; VG. 28575

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585.
Stackpole, Edouard A.  
The Sea-Hunters, The New England Whalemen During Two Centuries 1635-1835
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Publisher: J. P. Lippincott Co., Phila., 1953.
G cloth hardback, faded gilt lettering, no DJ. Cover has worn edges, worn and faded spine, some fading on front and back. Binding tight. Colored end papers and pp are VG+, look unused. 8vo, 510 pp with illustrations, notes and index.

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586.
Ickes, Harold L.  
The Secred Diary of Harold L. Ickes, Volume II: The Inside Struggle, 1936-1939

Publisher: New York: Simon & Schuster, 1954..
First Edition. 22 X 15½ cm. VG+/VG. "Reader's Guide to People..in The Inside Struggle, " a 12-pp pamphlet, is laid in. Quarter brown cloth, dark blue paper-covered boards, gilt titles in blue box on spine, gilt facsimile signature on front board, grey endpapers, [v], 759 pp, index. Slight scuffing to boards. DJ extremities rubbed, fore-edge browned; in Brodart archival cover. Ickes, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Secretary of the Interior, kept massive diaries of over 6, 000, 000 words filled with portraits "painted in vitriol" of his contemporaries. Shipping weight 3 lbs.

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587.
Weaver, John D.  
The Senator and the Sharecropper's Son

Publisher: Texas A & M College Station, TX 1997.
271 pages. Never read. "Exoneration of the Brownsville Soldiers." Black/white illustrations. "The Senator committed political suicide by championing the men caught up in this "Black Dreyfus Affair.". Very good reading. ISBN: 0890967482 First Edition Very Good Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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588.
Fleming, Walter Lynwod  
The Sequel of Appomattox: A Chronicle of the Reunion of the States (Chronicles of America Series, Volume 32; Abraham Lincoln Edition)

Publisher: Yale University Press New Haven, 1919.
Not ex-lib. Hardcover in series-uniform bright blue (not navy) cloth with elaborate gilt, black and white design, in grey card jacket with black design matching book; small 8vo. Chronicles of America, v.32 of 50. ix + 322pp. Index, bibliographical note. Tissue-protected frontis and plates. Fine/VG+. Book has very mild convexity to rear board with no associated damage or effects; mild tonng to endpapers. Book is otherwise as new: tight and sharp with especially bright cloth and gilt. The scarce jacket has light toning along spine with no effect on titles or figures; small label shadow lower rear panel; light abrasion along upper spine end; touches darkening to upper front corner away from titles and figure. Central figures and titles clear and sharp. In Brodart. VG+. Hardcover Fine

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589.
Williams, William Appleman, 1921-1990  
The Shaping of American Diplomacy Readings and Documents in American Foreign Relations, 1750-1955

Publisher: Chicago Rand McNally 1956.
1130 p. ; index, 26 cm.Whereas many U.S. historians wrote the story of the U.S. in terms of the spread of freedom, Williams argued that the U.S. had also spread as an empire. Williams's "central conception of American diplomacy," one critic has written, is that it was shaped "by the effort of American leaders to evade the domestic dilemmas of race and class through an escapist movement: they used world politics, he feels, to preserve a capitalist frontier safe for America's market and investment expansion." A Molho. Stock# 43,822. Vg / no dj.

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590.
Blight, James G.  
The Shattered Crystal Ball: Fear and Learning in the Cuban Missile Crisis
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Publisher: Rowman & Lttlefield Savage. MD, 1990.
Hardcover in black/navy cloth with gilt titles to spine, in blue and brown glossy illustrated jacket, 8vo. xviii + 199pp. Index, ednotes. Fine/Fine. Very mild touch of rubbing at extreme lower spine end. Book and jacket are otherwise as new: bright, tight, sharp and unmarked. Jacket in Brodart. Neither ex-lib nor remainder. ISBN: 0847676099 Fine. Hardcover Fine

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591.
Davis, Julia, 1900-1993  
The Shenandoah. Illustrated by Frederic Taubes

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart Inc. [1945; J. J. Little and Ives, NY].
A wartime publication. The Rivers of America. Edited by Hervey Allen. As Planned and Started by Constance Lindsay Skinner [1877-1939]. Associate Editor Jean Crawford. Art Editor Faith Ball. x, 374 p., index, illus., music, maps; blue cloth covers, 21 cm.; spine faded, ink owner’s initials on flyleaf & dedication page, else VG. Rising in Virginia’s Shenandoah Mountains and flowing north into the easternmost part of West Virginia, then turning easterly to form the Virginia-Maryland boundary and become the Potomac River, flowing through the District of Columbia and emptying into the Chesapeake Bay. Artist Frederic Taubes, 1900-1981. stock#101173

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592.
Richards, Leonard L.  
The Slave Power: The Free North and Southern Domination 1780-1860
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Publisher: Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, 2000.
Trade paperback in blue and black wraps, 8vo. 1st printing. x+228pp. Index, footnotes throughout. Occasional figures. VG. Light curl to front wrap with wear to tips. One fleck of surface loss to lower front hinge. Magic-tape reinforcement to small chip at lower spine end. Rest fine: Binding tight and square. pages bright and unmarked. ISBN: 0807126004. First Edition VG

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593.
Hugh Thomas  
The Slave Trade, the Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade: 1440-1870
 Picture
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, NY, 1997.
VG- hardback, G DJ. Cover has some spine, edge and corner wear, as does DJ. Mark and crinkling on DJ. Binding slightly cracked in middle. End papers and pps are VG, a few bent corners, discoloration on outside edge. 9 1/2x6", 908 pps with illustrations, appendices, notes and index. ISBN#0-684-81063-8.

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594.
Bolton, Herbert E.  
The Spanish Borderlands: A Chronicle of Old Florida and the Southwest (Chronicles of America Series, Volume 23: Abraham Lincoln Edition)

Publisher: Yale University Press New Haven, 1921.
Not ex-lib. Hardcover in series-uniform bright blue cloth with elaborate gilt, black and white titles and figures to front and spine; in grey card jacket with designs matching book's in black, small 8vo. Chronicles of America, v.23 of 50. xiv + 320pp. Uncut pages. Index, bibliographical note. Tissue-protected frontis and plates, foldout map. Fine/NF. Minute touches of surface loss to tips of corners of boards. Book is otherwise as new: sharp, clean and tight with especially bright cloth and figures. The scarce jacket has light abrasion along upper front edge and spine ends, small chip over lower rear corner at flap., Light toning to spine with no effect on titles and figures; small label shadow lower rear panel. Central titles and figures all clean and strong in Brodart. NF. Hardcover Fine

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595.
Richman, Irving B.  
The Spanish Conquerors: A Chronicle of Spain's Foothold in the New World (Yale Chronicles of America Series, 1971 reprint)
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Publisher: Glasgow, Brook Toronto, 1971.
Ex-lib. Hardcover in brownish-red cloth with gilt titles to spine and front, no jacket, 12mo. 238pp. Index, bibliographical note. Reprints 1919 original. VG-. Lib indications are gilt stamped call lower spine end, barcode upper rear board, deaccession stamp upper page edges; pocket remnants rear free endpaper, stamp copyright page. Book is cocked with binding tight and strong; light sunning to spine with gilt strong and clear; touches of surface loss to tips of corners. Central coth and gilt sharp and bright; pages clean and unmarked. ISBN: 0911548017. Hardcover VG-

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596.
Richman, Irving Berdine  
The Spanish Conquerors: A Chronicle of the Dawn of Empire Overseas (Chronicles of America Series, Volume 2; Abraham Lincoln Edition)

Publisher: Yale University Press New Haven, 1919.
Not ex-lib. Hardcover in series-uniform bright blue (not navy) cloth with bright gilt, black and white titles and figures to spine and front, gilt upper page edges, in grey card jacket with black titles and figures matching book design, small 8vo. Chronicles of America, v.2 of 50; Abraham Lincoln Edition. xi + 238pp. Index, bibliographical note, tissue-protected frontis and plates, foldout maps. Fine/NF. Book has mildly toned endpapers from contact with jacket flaps;very faint touch of rubbing lower front board away from gilt; otherwise as new, with bright, unmarked rough-cut pages; tight, square binding and exceptionally bright gilt, cloth and decorative features. The scarce card jacket has mild toning to spine, small label shadow lower rear panel near corner. Central figures and titles clean, bright and unaffected. Jacket in Brodart. NF. Hardcover Fine

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597.
Schutz, John A. and Adair, Douglass  
The Spur of Fame: Dialogues of John Adams and Benjamin Rush, 1805-1813

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN: Liberty Fund, 2001.
Paperback. Very Good. Tan and white on black spine. Standard size. 340 pages.

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598.
Cabell, Branch (James Branch Cabell), 1879-1958 & A. J. Hanna, 1893-1978  
The St. Johns. A Parade of Diversities. Illustrated by Doris Lee

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart Inc. [1943; J. J. Little and Ives, NY].
The Rivers of America. Edited by Stephen Vincent Benét and Carl Carmer. As Planned and Started by Constance Lindsay Skinner [1877-1939]. Art Editor Ruth E. Anderson. x, 324 p., index, illus., map; 21 cm.; cream cloth covers, 21 cm.; spine darkened, bottom of spine soiled, pencil owner’s initials; no dj; VG. Twenty-fifth in the Rivers of America series. Flows north, parallelling the east coast of Florida, through a series of lakes; empties into the Atlantic at Mayport. Artist Doris Lee, 1905-1983. stock#101165

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599.
Boleslaw and Marie-Louise Mastai  
The Stars and the Stripes, the American Flag as Art and as History...
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Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, NY, 1973.
VG hardback, embossed cover, silver lettering on spine. Minor spine edge and corner wear. G+ DJ, edge wear, top slightly discolored, small tears on spine, price scratched out. Tight binding. End papers with owner's name inscribed. Pps Fine. 10 1/2x11 1/2", 241 pps with extensive color photos, list of official flags, index and orig. addenda and errata page. ISBN #0-394-47217-9.

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600.
Somerville, E. OE. (Edith OEnone), 1858-1949.  
The States Through Irish Eyes. By E. OE. Somerville...

Publisher: Boston And New York, Houghton Mifflin Company, The Riverside Press Cambridge, 1930.
'Joint-Author, with Martin Ross Of ‘Some Experiences of an Irish R.M.,’ ‘Irish Memories,’ ‘The Real Charlotte,’ etc., etc. Illustrated By The Author.' 200 p., illus. incl. plates; bound in half grey boards, corners & edges worn, red cloth spine, gold spine lettering; no dj; 22 cm.; pencil owner’s name, light soiling, somewhat roughly opened, else VG. Hudson p. 50-51. ‘Ordinary Edition’, the second binding state, of this first American edition, which came out six months earlier than the first English edition. Travels in the U. S. proceeded from New York to Aiken, S. C., through South and North Carolina to Virginia and Washington D. C., Providence, Boston, Philadelphia, ending in New York. 101333.

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