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The Tenth Parallel; Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam

By: Griswold, Eliza

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2010

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20225

ISBN: 0374273189

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 317 pages; Bright, tight and fresh in crisp edged and uniformly bright dust jacket. Signed by author to the title page. Just trace shelf soiling to the whites of the jacket design. F/NF; Signed by Author View more info

Zachary Taylor, [2 Volumes]; Soldier of the Republic and Soldier in the White House

By: Hamilton, Holman

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, Easton Press: 1989

Seller ID: 37943

Condition: Fine


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 831 pages; Two volume set. Tightly bound in full black leather with elaborate decorative and title design stamped brightly in gilt. All edges gilt. Hubbed spines and Presidential seal endpages. Lovely copy. Feels and appears unread and about as new. Easton's Collector Notes sheets laid in at front of both volumes; publisher's blank bookplates to the front pastedowns. No marks or names. Fine. ...Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The Politics of Change in Georgia; A Political Biography of Ellis Arnall

By: Henderson, Harold Paulk

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Athens, GA, University of Georgia Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24498

ISBN: 0820313068

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 376 pages; HC/DJ is snug, solid and neat in original pictorial dust jacket. Jacket edges and spine ends lightly shelf worn. Boards slightly splayed at fore edge. Mild foxing to top and fore edges of page block. Text clean and unmarked. Illustrated with B/W photographs. VG/VG+ View more info

Selective Service in Peacetime; First Report of the Director of Selective Service 1940-41

By: Hershey, Lewis B.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Washington DC, US Government Printing Office: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35788

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 424 pages; Trade sized paperback in original pictorial, title lettered wraps. Soundly bound and clean with light shelf rubbing and wear to cover edges; mild fray / nick to paper at spine ends reinforced with judicious application of archival japanese tissue. Illustrated with b&w photos and diagrams, tables etc. VG- View more info

Triumvirate of Rationalism: Thomas Paine, Thomas Jefferson, and George Orwell

By: Hitchens, Christopher

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Clearfield: 2016

Seller ID: 35188

ISBN: 1635356938

Condition: Near Fine


Collected Speeches of Christopehr Hitchens; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 2016 [Clearfield] Trade size paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Pages not numbered; approx 72 pgs. Feels and appears unread and about as new. NF View more info

Thaddeus Stevens As a Lancaster Politician, 1842-1868 [In] Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society, V. 78, No. 4

By: Hoelscher, Robert J

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lancaster, Lancaster County Historical Society: 1974

Seller ID: 34826

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 54 pages; Issue of the journal devoted almost entirely to Hoelscher's extended study. Solid copy with 4 or 5 illustrations. VG to VG+ View more info

Edmund Burke, New York Agent, With His Letters to the New York Assembly and Intimate Correspondence with Charles O'Hara, 1761-1776

By: Hoffman, Ross J. S.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, The American Philosophical Society: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39841

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 632 pages; Stout HC/DJ. 1st edition. Snugly bound and clean in original dust jacket. Jacket lightly toned to spine panel with mild shelf evidence to edges. NF/VG. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The Life and Public Services of James Buchanan... Including the Most Important of His State Papers

By: Horton, R.G.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York & Cincinnati, Derby & Jackson; H. W. Derby & Co.: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31231

Condition: Very Good+


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 428 pages; (Printed by George Russell; Stereotyped by W.H. Tisson) Derby & Jackson; New York & Cincinnati. HC 1st edition. Snugly bound in original decoratively blind stamped green cloth with gilt title desing to spine dulled as usually seen. Tight fresh copy with just slight shelf rub to cloth at extremities. Closed partial tear in the gutter of the front pastedown. Otherwise splendid. Uncommon in condition. VG++ to NF View more info

Life of Abraham Lincoln

By: Howells, William Dean

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana University Press: 1960

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 31423

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Reissue of the 1938 edition, a facsimile reproduction of the singular campaign biography of Lincoln by Howells held by the Illinoise State Historical Library, which includes Lincoln's pencil annotations and editorial marks. Snugly bound in original blue and gray boards with title lettering in gilt to cover and spine. Publisher's clear mylar dust jacket includes $6.00 issue price and editorial copy on the front flap. Jacket is lightly surface rubbed with slight toning top edge and a tiny chip missing from the crown. Uncommon. VG++/VG View more info

The Sweetest Little Club in the World

By: Hurst, Louis and Leighton, Frances

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N. J., Prentice Hall: 1980

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29065

ISBN: 0138793042

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 280 pages; Bright, tight and fresh; feels and appears unread. In crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with just a whisper of shelf rub to spine ends and a tiny closed tear top edge of the front panel. Just about as new. F/NF View more info

The Democratic Peace and Territorial Conflict in the Twentieth Century

By: Huth, Paul K. & Todd L. Allee

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Cambridge & New York, Cambridge University Press: 2002

Seller ID: 35240

ISBN: 0521805082

Condition: Near Fine


Cambridge Studies in International Relations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 512 pages; Trade size paperback in glossy covers. Bright tight and fresh; feels and appears unread and about as new. NF View more info

Abraham Lincoln; An Appreciation

By: Johnson, Everett C

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Newark DE, Craftsmen At the Shop of Kells: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31474

Condition: Very Good-


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 18 pages; String stitched in heavy card stock covers. Letterpress printed on double leaves; cover lettered in black with embossed profile portrait of Lincoln. Contents clean and bright; covers lightly toned with a touch of shelf soiling. A 2 inch irregular but closed edge tear from the top edge of the front cover has been archivally mended with Japanese tissue paper tape. Sound clean copy; uncommon. G++ to VG- View more info

The Memorial Volume of Jefferson Davis; ; or Our Dead President, and the World's Tribute to His Memory

By: Jones, J. William

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Harrisonburg, VA, Sprinkle Publications: 1993

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 24278

Condition: Near Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 672 pages; HC in original cream cloth with title lettering in black to cover and spine. A facsimile edition of the work first published in 1889. Tightly bound copy feels and appears unread. NF View more info

American Tragedy; Kennedy, Johnson, and the Origins of the Vietnam War

By: Kaiser, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Belknap Press, Harvard University: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29651

ISBN: 0674002253

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 558 pages; Tight, bright and fresh in immaculate pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $29.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Illustrated with b&w photographs. Fresh unmarked copy feels and appears unread and about as new. F/F View more info

The Surgical Operations on President Cleveland in 1893; Together with Six Additional Reminiscences.

By: Keen, William W. M. D.

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 35839

Condition: Very Good


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 251 pages; HC 1st edition. Inscribed and signed by Keen on the front flyleaf and dated 1929. Snugly bound and clean in original red cloth with publisher's title lettered paper labels to cover and spine. Cloth at spine a little sun faded; mild pulling to cloth at spine ends. Uncommonly seen in copies signed by Dr Keen, prominent early brain surgeon and an important practitioner to several American presidents. VG or better; Signed by Author View more info

John F Kennedy the Burden and the Glory

By: Kennedy, John F. ; Allan Nevins (Ed. )

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, Easton Press: 1988

Seller ID: 37919

Condition: Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 293 pages; Bound in full burgundy leather with elaborate decorative and title design stamped brightly in gilt. All edges gilt. Hubbed spine and silk moire endpages. Publisher provided bookplate (blank) and Collector's Notes pamphlet laid in at front. Lovely copy. Feels and appears unread and entirely as new. Fine. View more info

A Solution to the Ecological Inference Problem

By: King, Gary

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Press: 1997

Seller ID: 33841

ISBN: 0691012407

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 346 pages; Trade size paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Bright tight and fresh; feels and appears unread. Publisher's ink stamp to front edge: "Examination Copy" -- otherwise about as new. VG++ View more info

The Good Fight: a Poem for the Tenth Anniversary of the Death of John F. Kennedy: Peppercanister 4

By: Kinsella, Thomas

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Dublin, Peppercanister: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24643

ISBN: 0950271330

Condition: Very Good+


24p. : ill. ; 22 cm. Includes Illustrations.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Softcover in stiff wrappers. Inscribed to poet Sanford Pinsker. Bright and neat. Very light stress mark visible above the top most staple and some mild shelf wear to glossy surfaces. VG++; Signed by Author View more info

The Wise Men Know What Wicked Things Are Written on the Sky

By: Kirk, Russell

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Washingon, DC, Gateway Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39563

ISBN: 0895265745

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 138 pages; 1st printing. Snugly bound and fresh in crisp edged and uniformly bright dust jacket. Feels and appears unread. Small remainder mark to front edge of page block but otherwise about as new. NF/NF View more info

Years of Renewal

By: Kissinger, Henry

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38729

ISBN: 0684855712

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1152 pages; Signed by Kissinger in thin felt marker on the half-title page. Soundly bound and clean. Mild shelf pull to cloth at crown and jacket same. Light shelf rubbing to jacket edges with mild furring to publisher's laminate over the front falp fold. Publisher's $35 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. VG+/VG+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Signed by Author View more info