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Hugh Sidey's Portraits of the Presidents
1
Hugh Sidey's Portraits of the Presidents
New York: Time Inc: 2000: 1929049048 / 9781929049042: First Edition: Hard Cover: Fine: Near Fine: Top edge of jacket lightly bumped, no tears or chips. 186 pages, including Index and picture credits, for which there are many. Every page illustrated with photographs. High Sidey observed presidents for four decades as a reporter and writer. In this volume, he has collected his memories and anecdotes about Presidents Roosevelt (FDR), Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush (GHWB), and Clinton.: 05980: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Columbia: An American University in Peace and War, Boardman, Jr., Fon W.
2 Boardman, Jr., Fon W.
Columbia: An American University in Peace and War
New York: Columbia University Press: 1944: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: No Jacket: Foxing to endpapers. Previous owner name at top of front free endpaper. 99 pages, illustrated with black & white photographs. Brief history of Columbia University, with particular focus on its part in war time. The book was prepared primarily for Columbia students preparing for engagement in World War II.: 05839: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
3 Brownstone, David M.; Franck, Irene M.; Brownstone, Douglas L.
Island of Hope, Island of Tears
New York: Rawson, Wade Publishers, Inc.: 1979: 0892560827 / 9780892560820: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Very Good: Spine cocked, corners and spine ends bumped. Slightly chipped jacket with a heavy crease the length of the front flap. Immigrant stories, in their own words, of those who came through Ellis Island. Illustrated with black & white photos; 307 pages.: 00710: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
The Old Northwest: Pioneer Period 1815 to 1840 - Two Volumes, Buley, R. Carlyle
4 Buley, R. Carlyle
The Old Northwest: Pioneer Period 1815 to 1840 - Two Volumes
Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press: 1950: Second Printing: Hard Cover: Very Good: No Jacket: Red cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. Spines of both volumes show fading and some discoloration. Otherwise, both volumes are in Near Fine condition. Comes with original, matching slipcase, which has some scuffing, rubbing and general wear. VOLUME I: 632 pages with Index. VOLUME II: 686 pages with Bibliographical Essay and Index. Both volumes are illustrated with photos, photocopies of various images, and maps.: 08251: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Betting on America: Why the U.S. Can Be Stronger After September 11, Cortada, James W.; Wakin, Edward
5 Cortada, James W.; Wakin, Edward
Betting on America: Why the U.S. Can Be Stronger After September 11
Upper Saddle River, NJ: Financial Times Prentice Hall: 2002: 0130460788 / 9780130460783: First Edition: Hard Cover: Fine: Fine: 03296: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
This Affair of Louisiana, Deconde, Alexander
6 Deconde, Alexander
This Affair of Louisiana
Old Tappan, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Scribner: 1976: 0684146878 / 9780684146874: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Good: Long tear to jacket's front panel, held in place now and protected from further damage by a clear Mylar cover. 325 pages with Notes, Bibliographical Essay, and Index. Map and photo illustrations. Story of the struggle among Spaniards, English, and French for Louisiana in America's early years. In April 1802, Thomas Jefferson wrote; "There is on the globe one single spot, the possessor of which is our natural and habitual enemy... Every eye in the U.S. is now fixed on this affair of Louisiana.": 07904: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Time on the Cross: Evidence and Methods--A Supplement, Fogel, Robert William and Stanley L. Engerman
7 Fogel, Robert William and Stanley L. Engerman
Time on the Cross: Evidence and Methods--A Supplement
Boston: Little, Brown and Company: 1974: First Edition: Very Good: Good: Clean, unmarked copy, with slight shelf wear, in a rubbed and edge-worn dust jacket (protected now in a clear Mylar cover). Jacket design by Sarah L. Bindari. 267 pages with List of References. Illustrated with numerous tables. This supplementary volume to Time on the Cross contains all source references from the work and comprehensive appendixes that discuss in detail the technical, methodological, and theoretical bases for the writing of Time on the Cross. APPENDIX A: Science, Humanism, and Ideology in the Interpretation of Slavery; APPENDIX B: Technical Notes; APPENDIX C: Notes on the Evolution of the Traditional Interpretation of the Slave Economy, 1865-1956.: 07980: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Public Television: America's First Station, Hawes, William
8 Hawes, William
Public Television: America's First Station
Santa Fe, New Mexico: Sunstone Press: 1996: 0865342458 / 9780865342453: First Printing: Hard Cover: Fine: Fine: SIGNED: Inscribed to the previous owner: "To Pedro, Ever onward. William Hawes." 160 pages with Notes and Index. Illustrated with black & white photos. History of the first public television station (PBS)--KUHT in Houston, which signed on May 25th, 1953.: 04560: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Out to Work: A History of Wage-Earning Women in the United States, Kessler-Harris, Alice
9 Kessler-Harris, Alice
Out to Work: A History of Wage-Earning Women in the United States
New York: Oxford University Press: 1982: 0195030249 / 9780195030242: First Printing: Hard Cover: Very Good: Very Good: [xvi] 400 pp., Notes, Index.: 04509: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
10 Litwak, Robert S.
Detente and the Nixon Doctrine: American Foreign Policy and the Pursuit of Stability, 1969-1976
London: Cambridge University Press: 1984: 0521250943 / 9780521250948: First Edition: Hard Cover: Good: Very Good: Light wear, pencil underlining throughout first half of book. 232 pp., Notes, Bibliography, Index.: 04859: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Free Speech in Its Forgotten Years, Rabban, David M.
11 Rabban, David M.
Free Speech in Its Forgotten Years
Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press: 1997: 0521620139 / 9780521620130: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: Upper corners bumped. A history of free speech in America between the 1870s and World War I. [xi] 404 pages, with Index. Only a few illustrtions found.: 06210: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
The President's House: A History - Two Volume Set in Slipcase, Seale, William
12 Seale, William
The President's House: A History - Two Volume Set in Slipcase
Washington, D.C.: White House Historical Association with the cooperation of the National Geographic Society: 1986: 0912308281 / 9780912308289: Second Printing: Hard Cover/Slipcase: Near Fine: No Jacket: 06418: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
In Defense of American Liberties: A History of the ACLU, Walker, Samuel
13 Walker, Samuel
In Defense of American Liberties: A History of the ACLU
New York: Oxford University Press: 1990: 0195045394 / 9780195045390: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Very Good: Mild edge wear to book and dust jacket. The first comprehensive history of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). 479 pages, with Notes, Manuscript Sources, Bibliographic Essay, and Index. Illustrated with photos.: 06190: 
Price: 12.00 USD
 

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