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The Missile Crisis

By: Abel, Elie

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Bantam Books: 1966

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 006259

Condition: Good


197pp. Library discard stamps on the front cover and the first prelim. The front cover and first few prelims have faint stains on them. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

The Grand Idea: George Washington's Potomac and the Race to the West

By: Achenbach, Joel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 2004

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 007314

Condition: Fine


367pp. Illustrated. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

A Democrat Looks at His Party

By: Acheson, Dean

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Bros.: 1955

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 006261

Condition: Very Good


199pp. The cloth and the verso of the jacket are foxed. Some minor surface scuffing to the jacket. No previous ownership inscriptions. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

This Vast External Realm

By: Acheson, Dean

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, W.W. Norton: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021087

Condition: Fine


298pp. 1st Edition. Original blue cloth with spine lettering stamped in gilt. Post-war Cold War foreign policy by the architect of the Marshall Plan. A pretty copy. View more info

Peter Oliver's Origin and Progress of the American Rebellion, A Tory View

By: Adair, Douglass & John A. Schutz (eds.)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Stanford, Stanford University Press: 1977

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 022471

Condition: Very Good


175pp. Revised Edition, reprint. Original pictorial wraps. Frontispiece portrait of Oliver. Light soil. Ownership inscriptions to the half title. Creasing to the front cover and the prelims. View more info

A Nation of Nations

By: Adamic, Louis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Bros.: 1945

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 1133

Condition: Near Fine


399pp. 1st Edition. Original cloth. Illustrated. This copy signed by the author on the front free endpaper. A circular from the publisher and the author advertising autographed copies of the book is laid in; checks are made payable to Louis Adamic. Spine a little darkened. Lacking the dust jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Charles Francis Adams 1835-1915, An Autobiography

By: Adams, Charles Francis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin & Co.: 1919

Edition: Sixth Impression.

Seller ID: 006260

Condition: Very Good


224pp. Frontispiece portrait of the author. Top edge gilt. Corners bumped, one corner rubbed through. Some surface scuffing to the boards. Gift inscription to the front free endpaper. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

"The Guardian of the Law": Authority and Identity in James Fenimore Cooper

By: Adams, Charles Hansford

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University Park, Pennsylvania State University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 018733

Condition: Fine


151pp. A few indentations to the front panel of the jacket. Some minor scuffing to the same. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Degradation of the Democratic Dogma

By: Adams, Henry

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1919

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 1134

Condition: Very Good


317pp. 1st Edition. Original green cloth, spine title stamped in gilt. Frontispiece portrait of the author. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for 1919. Pages 262 through the end matter has a stain to the lower front margin which begins to affect the printed text around page 300. Corners bumped. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The Formative Years: A History of the United States During the Administrations of Jefferson and Madison

By: Adams, Henry

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin & Co.: 1947

Edition: First Edition Thus.

Seller ID: 1135

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes. 1065pp (continuous pagination). 1st Edition Thus. Original cloth. Edited by Herbert Agar. Spotting near the heel of each spine. Musty odor. The jackets show some slight darkening at the spines. The slipcase is rubbed through at the extremities and is itself in Very Good condition. Uncommon in the original slipcase. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The Adams Family

By: Adams, James Truslow

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, The Literary Guild: 1930

Edition: Early Edition.

Seller ID: 006258

Condition: Very Good


364pp. Illustrated. Bottom corners bumped. Some discoloration to the cloth. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The March of Democracy, The Rise of the Union

By: Adams, James Truslow

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1932

Seller ID: 020242

Condition: Very Good


428pp. Patterned endpapers. Illustrated. Corners gently bumped. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Light soil to the back cover. View more info

The Epic of America

By: Adams, James Truslow

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021936

Condition: Good


433pp. 1st Edition. Original blue cloth with spine lettering stamped in gilt. Illustrated with woodcut headpieces for each chapter. This work was an international best seller and listed in Life Magazine's 100 outstanding books of 1924-1944. Adams also won the Pulitzer for the first volume of his important history of New England. Front board foxed. Faint stain to the heel of the spine. Corners bumped. Ownership inscriptions to the front free endpaper. The jacket is in pieces and chipped at the edges, but housed in mylar. View more info

The Gateway to American History

By: Adams, Randolph G.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1938

Seller ID: 016374

Condition: Good


176pp. + large folding plate. Nicely illustrated with vintage antiquarian cuts. Ex-school library with some of the usual markings. Cloth unevenly faded. Top corners bumped. The jacket is heavily chipped and torn at the edges. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Spirit of Youth and the City Streets

By: Addams, Jane

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1910

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 70

Condition: Very Good


162pp. + 4pp. ads. Original blue cloth, titles stamped in gilt. Corners bumped and rubbed, but not rubbed through. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Jane Addams, A Centennial Reader

By: Addams, Jane

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, MacMillan Co.: 1960

Edition: Early Edition

Seller ID: 020861

Condition: Good


330pp. Early Edition. Original red cloth with lettering stamped in gray and gilt foil. Illustrated. Ex-church library with the usual markings. Corners bumped. Jacket scuffed and edgeworn with an open tear at the head of the spine extending into the top edge of the back panel. View more info

The Kennedy Wit

By: Adler, Bill (ed.)

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Gramercy Books: 1964

Edition: Probable 1st Edition.

Seller ID: 007223

Condition: Near Fine


83pp. Illustrated. One corner gently bumped. A couple of small closed tears to the jacket. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Unquiet Years, U.S.A. 1945-1955

By: Agar, Herbert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1957

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009484

Condition: Very Good


176pp. Corners gently bumped. The jacket is tape repaired on the verso in several spots. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Pride of Obsession: The Unusual Life of Christopher Columbus

By: Aizenstat, A.J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Jose, Writers Club Press: 2001

Seller ID: 006335

Condition: Near Fine


346pp. Only traces of wear. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Good Provider, H.J. Heinz and His 57 Varieties

By: Alberts, Robert C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin & Co.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020985

Condition: Near Fine


297pp. Illustrated. Pictorial endpapers. Two corners bumped. Several small closed tears to the top edge of the jacket. View more info