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Hugh Sidey's Portraits of the Presidents

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Time Inc: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05980

ISBN: 1929049048

Condition: 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. View more info

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Columbia: An American University in Peace and War

By: Boardman, Jr., Fon W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05839

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Island of Hope, Island of Tears

By: Brownstone, David M.; Franck, Irene M.; Brownstone, Douglas L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Rawson, Wade Publishers, Inc.: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00710

ISBN: 0892560827

Condition: 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. View more info

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The Old Northwest: Pioneer Period 1815 to 1840 - Two Volumes

By: Buley, R. Carlyle

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana, Indiana University Press: 1950

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 08251

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Betting on America: Why the U.S. Can Be Stronger After September 11

By: Cortada, James W.; Wakin, Edward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ, Financial Times Prentice Hall: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03296

ISBN: 0130460788

Condition: Fine


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This Affair of Louisiana

By: Deconde, Alexander

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Old Tappan, New Jersey, U.S.A., Scribner: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07904

ISBN: 0684146878

Condition: Very 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 thi... View more info

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Public Television: America's First Station

By: Hawes, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, New Mexico, Sunstone Press: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 04560

ISBN: 0865342458

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

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Free Speech in Its Forgotten Years

By: Rabban, David M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge and New York, Cambridge University Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06210

ISBN: 0521620139

Condition: 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. View more info

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The President's House: A History - Two Volume Set in Slipcase

By: Seale, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., White House Historical Association with the cooperation of the National Geographic Society: 1986

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 06418

ISBN: 0912308281

Condition: Near Fine


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