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The Franklin D. Roosevelt Library, Hyde Park New York

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 2267216


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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George Washington

By: Abbott, J. [John] S.C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company: 1903

Seller ID: 2202470


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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Alexander the Great, King of Macedon

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $5.00

Publisher: D.M. Maclellan Book Company:

Seller ID: 1679595


Front hinge repaired, pages toned. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 239 pp. A biography of Alexander the Great, detailing his life from birth, through various military campaigns, to his decline and death. During his life he conquered vast amounts of territory, and his name has become synonymous with military strategy. He was also tutored by the famous philosopher Aristotle in his youth. View more info

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History of King Charles the First of England (Altemus' Young People's Library)

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Altemus: 1900

Seller ID: 2162604


Very light rubbing to boards. 1900 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A guide to the controversial ruler of England, beheaded during the English Revolution. 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


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


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 Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln

By: Adler, Bill

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Carol Publishing Group: 1993

Seller ID: 2202536


Small black smudge to page ridge. 1993 Trade Paperback. vi, 154 pp. The most eloquent of American presidents, Lincoln seemed to have a comment — sagacious or humorous — on just about anything that mattered. This concise compendium offers his astute observations on a variety of subjects—from women to warfare. Nearly 400 quotations include such thought-provoking and memorable remarks as:Bad promises are better broken than kept.Marriage is neither heaven nor hell; it ... View more info

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The Mighty and the Almighty: Reflections on America, God, and World Affairs

By: Albright, Madeleine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2265815


First edition. Bookplate signed by Albright without inscription affixed to front endpaper. 2006 Hard Cover. xii, 339, [1] pp. 8vo. Madeleine Albright, the former secretary of state and bestselling author of Madam Secretary, offers a thoughtful and often surprising look at the role of religion in shaping America’s approach to the world. Drawing upon her experiences while in office and her own deepest beliefs about morality, the United States, and the present state of wo... 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, Norman: 1966

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2173941


2nd printing. Tape remnant on jacket flaps, jacket price clipped.Near Fine. 1966 Hard Cover. xiii, 349 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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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


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: 2199566


First paperback printing. Remainder mark on lower page ridge edge. 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 th... 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


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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Eisenhower: Soldier and President - The Renowned One-Volume Life

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster: 1990

Seller ID: 2199546


Wrappers rubbed, laminate just slightly coming loose from cover, a few pages dog-eared/bumped at corner. 1990 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 635 pp. Numerous photographs. A condensed version of Ambrose's 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 Eisenhower himself to offer the f... View more info

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Churchill: The Life Triumphant - The Historical Record of Ninety Years

By: American Heritage Magazine; United Press International; Grunwald, Henry Anatole (Biographical Essay); Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Introduction)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc.: 1965

Seller ID: 2197224


Boards lightly soiled and toned. 1965 Large Hardcover. 144 pp. 11 1/4 x 8 3/4. A historical record of the life of Winston S. Churchill, illustrated with numerous color and black & white photographs and illustrations, including a stunning image of his studio at Chartwell, filled with over one hundred of his paintings. Includes an introduction by Dwight D. Eisenhower. 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


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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Infant Toronto as Simcoe's Folly

By: Andre, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Centennial Press: 1971

Seller ID: 2264223


Faint stains to jacket front and spine, top corner of jacket rear lightly bumped. Title page through page 32 beginning to loosen from binding. 1971 Hard Cover. 221 pp. John Graves Simcoe (25 February 1752 – 26 October 1806) was a British Army general and the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada from 1791 until 1796 in southern Ontario and the watersheds of Georgian Bay and Lake Superior. He founded York (now Toronto) and was instrumental in introducing institution... View more info

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The Perfect Tribute

By: Andrews, Mary Raymond Shipman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Charles Scriber's Sons: 1931

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2263117


Half-circle stain on jacket front, a few small spots on jacket rear, jacket lightly rubbed. A Woman's Philosophy clipping laid in. 1931 Small Hard Cover. 47 pp. ...another Lincoln story by Mrs. Andrews... The story is founded on the real incident of Lincoln's kindness to a drummer-boy. Sixty years later that kindness was passed on and was a tribute to the Great Heart which always had sympathy with the sorrows of childhood. View more info

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Churchill's Trial: Winston Churchill and the Salvation of Free Government

By: Arnn, Larry P.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Nelson Books: 2015

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2266433


First printing. Spine-head lightly bumped. 2015 Trade Paperback. xxxiii, 376 pp. No statesman shaped the twentieth century more than Winston Churchill. To know Churchill is to understand the combinations of boldness and caution, assertiveness and humility, that define statesmanship at its best. With fresh perspective and insights based on decades of studying and teaching Churchill, Larry P. Arnn explores the greatest challenges faced by Churchill, both in war and in peac... View more info

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


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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The File: A Personal History

By: Ash, Timothy Garton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House: 1997

Seller ID: 2206917


A very nice copy.Near Fine. 1997 Hard Cover. 262 pp. In 1978, fresh out of Oxford, Timothy Garton Ash set out for Berlin to see what he could learn from the divided city about freedom and despotism. As he moved from west to east--from Berlin glamour to Berlin danger--the East German secret police, the so-called Stasi, was compiling a secret file on his activities, monitoring his Berlin days and nights and tracking his growing involvement with the Solidarity movement in P... View more info

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Theodore Roosevelt (The American Presidents Series)

By: Auchincloss, Louis; Schlesinger, Arthur M. (Editor)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Times Books / Henry Holt and Company: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1949619


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


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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The Lincoln Conspiracy

By: Balsiger, David; Sellier, Charles E.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Schick Sunn: 1977

Seller ID: 2185724


Edge wear. 1977 Mass Market Paperback. A book examining whether there was a far-reaching conspiracy behind Lincoln's assassination. 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


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


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 in His Own Words: An Intimate View of Our Greatest President

By: Basker, James G.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Gilder Lehrman: 2009

Seller ID: 2166455


Light rubbing to wrappers. 2009 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. More has been written about Abraham Lincoln than any other American, yet our view of him is dominated by a series of iconic images: the self-taught son of an illiterate farmer; the bearded man in the stovepipe hat; the savior of the Union; the Great Emancipator; the martyred leader. But what has made Lincoln such a great man? His letters and manuscripts allow us to understand h... View more info

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Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation

By: Basker, James G.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Gilder Lehrman: 2008

Seller ID: 2170991


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


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

Queen Alexandra

By: Battiscombe, Georgina

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1532288


First edition. Includes original jacket. Lightly rubbed.Very Good. 1969 Hard Cover. 336 pp. 9 x 6. Several photographs & illustrations. Alexandra of Denmark (Alexandra Caroline Marie Charlotte Louise Julia; 1 December 1844 – 20 November 1925) was Queen of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Empress of India from 1901 to 1910 as the consort of Edward VII. View more info

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The Nazi Officer's Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust

By: Beer, Edith Hahn; Dworkin, Susan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rob Weisbach Books / William Morrow and Company, Inc.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200403


First edition. Remainder mark, general wear to page edges, faint smell of smoke.Jacket edges rubbed. 1999 Hard Cover. 305 pp. Edith Hahn was an outspoken young woman in Vienna when the Gestapo forced her into a ghetto and then into a slave labor camp. When she returned home months later, she knew she would become a hunted woman and went underground. With the help of a Christian friend, she emerged in Munich as Grete Denner. There she met Werner Vetter, a Nazi Party membe... View more info