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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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Wheatland

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: American Association for State and Local History:

Seller ID: 2267978


No publisher date, half-inch tear along top edge of front wrapper near spine. Unpaginated. Reprinted from American Heritage, Volume 5, Number 3. Wheatland, or the James Buchanan House, is a brick, Federal style house outside of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster Township, Lancaster County. It was formerly owned by the 15th President of the United States, James Buchanan. The house was constructed in 1828 by William Jenkins, a local lawyer. It was sold to William M. Mer... View more info

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Lincoln Heritage Trail, Official Souvenir Book and Tour Guide: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky (Approved by the Lincoln Heritage Trail Foundation)

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Desaulniers & Company:

Seller ID: 2267979


No publisher date, a few faint smudges to wrappers, general wear. Unpaginated. A guide to historic sites in Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky. The Lincoln Heritage Trail is a designation for a series of highways in the U.S. states of Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky that links communities with pre-presidential period historical ties to U.S. president Abraham Lincoln. 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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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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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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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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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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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

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Wilson

By: Berg, A. Scott

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Putnam: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2208393


First edition. Light rubbing to rear jacket. 2013 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. One hundred years after his inauguration, Woodrow Wilson still stands as one of the most influential figures of the twentieth century, and one of the most enigmatic. And now, after more than a decade of research and writing, Pulitzer Prize-winning author A. Scott Berg has completed Wilson--the most personal and penetrating biography ever written about the 28th Pre... View more info

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Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989

By: Beschloss, Michael

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2007

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2263434


2007 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, [3], 430, [2] pp. 8vo. Presidential Courage is a brilliantly readable and inspiring saga about crucial times in American history when a courageous President dramatically changed our future. Like Beschloss's previous book, The Conquerors, it was a New York Times bestseller for months. With surprising new sources and a dazzling command of history and human character, Beschloss brings to life those fla... View more info

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FDR's Last Year: April 1944-April 1945

By: Bishop, Jim

Price: $4.00

Publisher: William Morrow & Company, Inc.: 1974

Seller ID: 2208281


Ink underlining and marginalia throughout.Jacket edges rubbed with a few minor tears and chips to edges. 1974 Hard Cover. 633 pp. A monumental book that cuts through the headlines and dry reportage to create an intimate portrait of a great leader... Here is the President eager to see the fulfillment of his dreams for a troubled world...a man often sunk in apathy, weariness, and pain, yet able to resume his characteristic sprightliness in public and with cherished friends... View more info

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Eisenhower (Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century, War Leader Book No. 9)

By: Blumenson, Martin

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Ballantine: 1972

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2267554


First printing. An exceptional copy. 1972 Trade Paperback. A wartime biography of future U.S. president Dwight D. Eisenhower, written by one of the official historians of WWII. View more info

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John Adams and the American Revolution

By: Bowen, Catherine Drinker

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press / Little, Brown and Company: 1950

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2264384


Book club edition. Lacks jacket. Spine slightly faded, jacket flaps and rear panel mounted on front and rear blanks, publisher's insert laid in. 1950 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 699 pp. 8 1/2 x 5 7/8. Map illustrated endpapers. In this highly praised biography of the formative years of the America's second president, Mrs. Bowen portrays John Adams within the context of colonial America and examines the momentous events that forged a new nati... View more info

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Andrew Jackson: His Life and Times

By: Brands, H.W.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Anchor Books: 2006

Seller ID: 2208287


Remainder mark, edges lightly rubbed. 2006 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 620 pp. In this, the first major single-volume biography of Andrew Jackson in decades, H.W. Brands reshapes our understanding of this fascinating man, and of the Age of Democracy that he ushered in.An orphan at a young age and without formal education or the family lineage of the Founding Fathers, Jackson showed that the presidency was not the exclusive province ... View more info

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The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace

By: Brands, H.W.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Anchor Books: 2013

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2206469


1st printing. A fine copy. 2013 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 718 pp. Ulysses Grant emerges in this masterful biography as a genius in battle and a driven president to a divided country, who remained fearlessly on the side of right. He was a beloved commander in the field who made the sacrifices necessary to win the war, even in the face of criticism. He worked valiantly to protect the rights of freed men in the South. He allowed the Amer... View more info

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Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt

By: Brands, H.W.; Egan, Patrick (Narrator)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266861


First edition. Spine ends lightly pushed. 2008 Hard Cover. 888 pp. 8vo. A sweeping, magisterial biography of the man generally considered the greatest president of the twentieth century, admired by Democrats and Republicans alike. Traitor to His Class sheds new light on FDR's formative years, his remarkable willingness to champion the concerns of the poor and disenfranchised, his combination of political genius, firm leadership, and matchless diplomacy in saving democrac... View more info