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A Tribute to John F. Kennedy, , 1917-1963, Slipcased Edition

By: Salinger, Pierre; Vanocur, Sander (Eds)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.: 1964

Edition: No Printing Noted

Seller ID: 17381

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


162 pages; Fine/No Jacket - In Fine slipcase. As new condition. An excellent gift! Millions of words were written and spoken about John Kennedy after his assassination. They were heartfelt and sincere words which reflected the agony of peoples and nations. But much of what was written missed the real John F. Kennedy. View more info

ABRAHAM LINCOLN, The War Years Volume Four (4) ONLY

By: Sandburg, Carl

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt Brace: 1939

Edition: No Printing Noted

Seller ID: 5590

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


515 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Just a bit of shelf wear at spine tips and corner tips. Light bump bottom back corner tip. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean and tight. This if Volume 4 ONLY. With 426 half-tones of photographs and cuts of cartoons, letters, documents. View more info

ABRAHAM LINCOLN, The War Years Volume Three ONLY (3)

By: Sandburg, Carl

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt Brace: 1939

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 6248

Condition: Very Good


673 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. One book only - Volume Three. Just a tiny bit of shelf wear at spine tips and corner. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. 1939 latest date on copyright page with code N.4.60 - I would presume this to mean the book was issued in 1960. Includes 426 half-tones of photographs, and 244 cuts of cartoons, letters, documents. View more info

ABRAHAM LINCOLN, The War Years Volume Two ONLY (2)

By: Sandburg, Carl

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt Brace: 1939

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 6249

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


655 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. One book only - Volume Two. Just a tiny bit of shelf wear at spine tips and corner. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. 1939 latest date on copyright page with code N.4.60 - I would presume this to indicate this book was issued in 1960. Includes 426 half-tones of photographs, and 244 cuts of cartoons, letters, documents. View more info

ABRAHAM LINCOLN, The War Years Volume One ONLY (1)

By: Sandburg, Carl

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt Brace: 1939

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 20010

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


660 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. One book only - Volume One. Just a tiny bit of shelf wear at spine tips and corner. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. 1939 latest date on copyright page with code N.4.60 - I would assume the book was issued in 1960. Includes 426 half-tones of photographs, and 244 cuts of cartoons, letters, documents. View more info

Alexander Hamilton

By: Schachner, Nathan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, A. S. Barnes: 1961

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 14446

Condition: Very Good+


488 pages; Very Good Plus condition. No reading creases. Just a bit of shelf rub at cover edges. Bump crease to bottom edge of front cover. Solid, clean. One of the most illustrious of America's Founding Fathers. The New York Tribune, Gerald Johnson wrote: Not merely good, but very good. It is in fact, in this reviewer's opinion, the best life of Hamilton that has yet been written. Trade Paperback. View more info

The Burger Years: Rights and Wrongs in the Supreme Court 1969 - 1986

By: Schwartz, Herman (Ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Elizabeth Sifton Books By Viking: 1987

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15253

ISBN: 0670812706

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


293 pages; Fine/Near Fine. Attractive gray on black cloth boards with bright silver lettering. Gift inscription to front endpaper, signed Yale (Kamisar) , one of the authors. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tee-niny shelf rub to bottom spine tip and bottom corner tips. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! There are fifteen essays relating to Burger's Court. Some are: Criminal Justice, The Police Practice Phases o... View more info

Dunmore

By: Selby, John E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: VA, Virginia Independence Bicentennial Commission: 1977

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 7940

Condition: Fine


80 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Solid, clean. Dunsmore escaped the city of Williamsburg with his family. At this time Lord Dunsmore was the royal governor. For ten years American colonists had been quarreling with Great Britain over parliament's right to tax them, and Dunsmore's efforts in recent months to still opposition to British measures had focused the animosities of the previous decade squarely upon him... Trade Paperback. View more info

The Messages and Papers of Woodrow Wilson - in Two Volumes - Volume II

By: Shaw, Albert (Ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, The Review of Reviews Corp: 1924

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 15287

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


637 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Blue board with black lettering and illustration. Spine is very lightly age tanned. Tiny name written at top of inside board. Outside page edges age tanned.. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. This is volme two of two volumes on the Messages and Papers of President Woodrow Wilson. Wilson was President from 1913 to 1921. The public utterances of our Presidents from the very beginning consti... View more info

THE ADAMS CHRONICLES - Four Generations of Greatness

By: Shepherd, Jack

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MA, Little, Brown: 1976

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4627

ISBN: 0316784974

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


448 pages; Very Good Plus/Very Good. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Boards are straight, spine is square, tips are pointed and pages are clean. DJ spine is very lightly sunned and lightly shelf rubbed. Tee-niny chip at top corner tip. Tiny tear at top spine tip. Now in new protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Family tree of the Adams Family on end pages. The Adams Chronicles is the endlessly fascinating text and picture history of four generations of one of America's... View more info

George Washington - a Profile

By: Smith, James Morton (Ed) ; Donald, Aida Dipace (Gen. Ed)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Hill and Wang: 1970

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 14438

ISBN: 0809096692

Condition: Very Good+


290 pages; Very Good Plus condition. 3rd Printing. American Century Series. Very light front hinge crease. No spine reading creases. Just a bit of shelf rub and bump to cover. Solid, clean. The books in this series bring together the best biographical and interpretive writing on the lives of great Americans. Trade Paperback. View more info

Mr. President, a Pictorial Parade of Presidents from Washington to Eisenhower 1789-1956

By: Staff Of Dallas Museum Of Fine Arts

Price: $7.00

Publisher: TX, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts: 1956

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17001

Condition: Very Good


40 pages; Very Good condition. No creases. Cover age tanned to edges. Solid, clean. This Booklet was prepared for the 1956 Texas State Fair - there were many contributors of portraits to this collection and they are all listed. All but two of the portraits were already hanging in the White house and those were not ready at the time of this printing. That would be Franklin D. Roosevelt and Herbert Clark Hoover, but portraits are included. Unpaginated. View more info

Secret Missions Of The CIVIL War

By: Stern, Philip V.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1990

Edition: Sixteenth Printing

Seller ID: 2255

ISBN: 0517000024

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


320 pages; Fine/Fine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is also Fine! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! These are first hand accounts by men and women who risked their lives in underground activities for the North and South during the Civil War. View more info

Pomp And Circumstance

By: Stewart, Fred M.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, N A L: 1991

Seller ID: 3424

ISBN: 0525933093

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Ex-Library; (pgs. 416) Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. Remainder. This Ex-library book still has the pocket but the top corner of the front FFP is cut off where they removed the security bar. Usual stamps. Very slight lean. Boards are straight and tips are pointed. Pages are Clean. DJ was covered with protective sleeve then taped at the board ends (no paste or glue) . Spine label. View more info

America Celebrates, Its Festivals, Customs And Traditions

By: Tonn, Maryjane Hooper (Ed. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: WI, Ideals Publishing: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 2664

Condition: Near Fine


4to ; Unpaginated pages; Near Fine/No Jacket. Glossy illustrated boards. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Describes a bit of history on many holidays and celebrations. Valentines's Day, Mother's Day, Easter, St. Patrick's Day, New Year, Chinese new Year, christmas, Halloween, Jewish Holidays, Saint Nicholas becomes Santa Claus, The Mummers' Parade. View more info

Manhattan

By: Travis, Neal

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Crown Publishers: 1979

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 2500

ISBN: 0517537788

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


250 pages; Very Good Plus/Near Fine. Small, light stain back blank fly leaf and paste down page. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. DJ has tiny chip at back corner tips and one at top spine tip. Now in protective sleeve. Welcome to Manhattan, where the lives of the beautiful, sexy people; the money, power people; the crooked and the straight; the hustlers and the losers all intertwine in a potent, juicy concoction that g... View more info

THE DEATH AND REBIRTH OF THE SENECA

By: Wallace, Anthony F. C.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Vintage Books: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4304

ISBN: 039471699x

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


384 pages; Near Fine condition. No creases. Outside page edges very lightly age tanning. A Solid, Clean copy. This book is at once troubling and richly textured; for it draws skillfully and impartially on the resources of history, ethnology and psychology to chronicle the agony and decline of one of the proudest of American Indian peoples - Morris Opler, Book World. View more info

Mark Twain, An Illustrated Biography

By: Ward, Geoffrey C.; Duncan, Dayton; Burns, Ken

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17257

ISBN: 0375405615

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


269 pages; Near Fine/Near Fine. Remainder dot. Black boards with bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! This book pulls together material from a variety of published and unpublished sources. It is examines not merely his justly famous novels, stories, travelogues, and lectures, but also his diaries, letters, and 275 Illustrations... View more info

The Supreme Court in United States History - Volume One (I) 1789-1835 and Volume Two (II) 1836-1918 (2 Volumes)

By: Warren, Charles

Price: $250.00

Publisher: NY, Leslie B. Adams, Jr.: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 14703

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Fine/No Jackets as issued. TWO Volumes - I & II. Exquisite Full Leather boards. Un-opened tight. Privately published for the members of the Legal Classic Library. Film was prepared from the new and revised 1928 Edition. Endleaves are specially commissioned original marble design of Richard J. Wolfe. Page edges are gilded and covers are brass-die stamped in 22-karat gold. Raised bands. Silk ribbon bookmark. Includes Notes From The Editors pamplets for each volume. An exce... View more info

George Washington Letter to John Langdon

By: Washington, George

Price: $70.00

Publisher: United States Historical Society: 1970

Seller ID: 18744

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Near Fine/No Jacket. (No copyright date) The Padded Leather Portfolio has several tiny indents on the back cover - only seen if held to the light just right. Portfolio is 10 x 12 ½ with bright gilt lettering and emblem. This reproduction of the Presidential Letter (Portfolio Edition) is by The US Historical Society and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity (COA). The padded leather portfolio contains the photo of Washington and the reproduction of the letter, both un... View more info

The Puritan Oligarchy - The Founding Of American Civilization

By: Wertenbaker, Thomas Jefferson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1947

Edition: 1st Grosset Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10685

Condition: Very Good+


359 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Front hinge crease. No spine creases. Tiny bit of shelf rub and bump to cover edges. Solid, clean. That it has taken a Virginian to write the best study of the New England Puritans will probably occasion no surprise in the South. This is the achievement of Thomas Wertenbaker, who has written a book distinquished by insight, readability and comprehensiveness. Trade Paperback. View more info

Discovering The American Past - A Look At Evidence - Second Edition - Instructor's Manual

By: Wheeler, William Bruce; Becker, Susan D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton-Mifflin: 1990

Edition: Second Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13706

ISBN: 0395527082

Condition: Near Fine


151 pages; Fine condition. Instructor's Manual. No creases. Oustide page edges are age tanning. Solid, clean. In this Instructor's Manual to accompany the second edition of Discoverning the American Past: A Look at the Evidence, we have provided something more than the usual kind of teaching suggestions to aid the instructor of a United States history survey course. Trade Paperback. View more info

Sintesis De la Historia de los Estados Unidos

By: Whitney, Frances

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mexico, Editoral Limusa-Wiley S. A.: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 15780

Condition: Very Good


Ex-Library; 301 pages; Very Good condition. Text in Spanish. High school ex-library copy. Front hinge crease. No spine creases. Just a bit of rub to edges. Has Check out slip for students - High School Social Studies stamps. Solid, otherwise clean. Complete text is in Spanish language - An Outline of The History of the United States. Trade Paperback. View more info

Themes in United States History

By: Wickens, James F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CA, Glencoe Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16226

Condition: Near Fine


326 pages; Near Fine condition. First Printing stated. No creases. Un-read tight. Light sunning to spine. Solid, clean. Great illustrations before each chapter. The purpose of Themes in United States History is to provoke the student with stimulating reading material which will facilitate his learning of America history. Hopefully he will gain a deeper insight into the meanings of such questions as, who am I? Why am I studying history? And, how can history help me to und... View more info

The American Spirit in Letters, the Pageant of America: Independence Edition Volume XI (11)

By: Williams, Stanley Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: CT, Yale University Press: 1926

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15869

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


329 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Volume 11 only. University Ex-library Reference Book with stamps, spine label and no pocket. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Outside page edges are age tanned. Handsome navy blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and gilt illustrations. Endpapers with patriotic design. A neat name plate "presented to Southern University School of Theology" by Bishop J. M. Moore, September, 1942 typed in. Book has great illustrations throughout of ... View more info

Benjamin Franklin - a Profile

By: Wright, Esmond (Ed) ; Donald, Aida Dipace (Gen. Ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Hill and Wang: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14436

ISBN: 0809046571

Condition: Near Fine


228 pages; Near Fine condition. No creases. Un-read tight. Just a bit of shelf rub to edges. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! The books in this series bring together the best biographical and interpretive writing on the lives of great Americans. Trade Paperback. View more info

Bay Of Pigs, The Untold Story

By: Wyden, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Simon and Schuster: 1979

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8295

ISBN: 0671240064

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


352 pages; Fine/Fine. Bright red boards and bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is great! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Illustrated with more than 100 photos and a few maps. In a narrative of extraordinary suspense, drive and power, Wyden describes in detail how the CIA acquired its private air force, and how the planners ignored coral reefs, almost dooming the invasion from the start... View more info