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Eruditio: Duke University's Humanities Review, Vol. 23

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: N.p., Duke University Undergraduate Publications Board: 2003

Seller ID: 008376

Condition: Fine


48pp. "On Chaucer, Authorial Right and Experience" (Hannah Star Rogers), "The Liberal Nietzsche: Anti-Statist Philosophy" (Pavel Molchanov), "Ecstasy and the Rave: Ecstasy's Effects on Rave Music and Culture" (Wendy Lewellyn), "From Elephants to Donkeys: The Asian American Presidential Vote in Transition, 1988-2000" (Roger Pao), " Religion and Slavery: The Peculiar Religions of the Peculiar Institution" (Scott Hechinger) and "Language is Dead; Long Live Language: The Classical Paradigm of Voice in Tennyson's 'Tithonus'" (Benjamin Morris). Size: 8... View more info

Official Program of the Inaugural Ceremonies Inducting Into Office Franklin D. Roosevelt & John N. Garner, March 4, 1933

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., Ransdell Incorporated: 1933

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009554

Condition: Near Fine


64pp. Ownership inscription on the verso of the back cover, which was printed to record who attended, what hotel they stayed in, who went with them, and a series of blank lines for autographs (none recorded). Housed in the original unused mailer which is itself in Very Good condition (a couple of smudges to the verso). Scarce in this condition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

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

By: Beschloss, Michael

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 2007

Edition: Third Printing.

Seller ID: 018464

Condition: Fine


430pp. Illustrated. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Presidential Wives: An Anecdotal History

By: Boller Jr., Paul F.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Oxford University Press: 1998

Edition: Revised Edition.

Seller ID: 006370

Condition: Fine


553pp. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

A Very Private Woman, The Life and Unsolved Murder of Presidential Mistress Mary Meyer

By: Burleigh, Nina

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Bantam Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021245

Condition: Very Good


356pp. 1st Edition. Original gray paper over gray cloth, spine lettering stamped in silver foil. Illustrated. Meyer was one of the mistresses of JFK and was found dead in Georgetown about a year after he was assassinated. Jacket lightly foxed and lightly soiled. Top and fore edges of the text block foxed. Two ink "x's" to the bottom of the spine and the bottom corner of the front panel. View more info

What If? The World's Foremost Military Historians Imagine What Might Have Been

By: Cowley, Robert (ed.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, G.P. Putnam's: 1999

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017295

Condition: Very Good


395pp. Pictorial endpapers. Illustrated. Contributions from Stephen E. Ambrose, John Keegan, David McCullough, James M. McPherson and others. This copy boldly signed by McCullough on the title page. McCullough is a two-time winner of The Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award and is a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Corners bumped. Only traces of wear to the jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

A Reporter's Life

By: Cronkite, Walter

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1996

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017287

Condition: Near Fine


384pp. This copy inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. Cronkite was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Jimmy Carter in 1981. He has been called "The Most Trusted Man in America." Bottom corners gently bumped. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Long Goodbye: Memories of My Father

By: Davis, Patti

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Plume Book: 2004

Edition: Third Printing.

Seller ID: 017836

Condition: Good


205pp. Some marginalia. Wraps creased. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Ragman's Son: An Autobiography

By: Douglas, Kirk

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1988

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017012

Condition: Very Good


510pp. Original red paper over black cloth with spine lettering stamped in gilt foil. Illustrated. This copy briefly inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. Douglas is a three time Academy Award nominee, won an Oscar for Lifetime Achievement and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Jimmy Carter. Ownership ink stamp to the front free endpaper. Corners bumped, bottom corners rubbed through at the tips. Light foxing to the edges of the text block. The jacket has some scuffing to the back panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Dance with the Devil

By: Douglas, Kirk

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1990

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017018

Condition: Fine


306pp. Original black paper over black cloth stamped nicely with red foil. This copy boldly signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Douglas is a three time Academy Award nominee, won an Oscar for Lifetime Achievement and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Jimmy Carter. A beautiful copy of one of Douglas' Hollywood novels. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Resilience

By: Edwards, Elizabeth

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Broadway: 2009

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed By Author

Seller ID: 017007

Condition: Fine


213pp. Original white paper over white cloth, spine lettering stamped in gilt foil. This copy neatly signed by the author on the title page. Edwards was the wife of Vice Presidential candidate John Edwards (he ran with Kerry) and he ran for president in 2008. A beautiful copy. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

A Gift of Joy

By: Hayes, Helen & Lewis Funke

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, M. Evans & Company: 1965

Edition: Fourth Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017312

Condition: Very Good


254pp. This copy signed by the author on the front free endpaper. The author is one of 12 people who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony. She also received a Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Ronald Reagan. In 1988 she was awarded the National Medal of Arts. Boards unevenly browned at the top edge. One corner very gently bumped. The jacket is unevenly if lightly browned and shows minor scuffing. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Hermits

By: Kingsley, Rev. Charles

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott: 1868

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 022321

Condition: Very Good


335pp. 1st American Edition. Original decorative blue cloth stamped in gilt. Illustrated, including a chromolithographed title page (printed in color). Essays on various Christian hermits throughout history (includes the Apostle Paul, oddly). Comes with an interesting association: bookplate of B.A. Hinsdale on the front pastedown. Hinsdale was the childhood friend of President James Garfield and compiled campaign biographies for him. After Garfield was assassinated, Hinsdale edited Garfield's "Works". Corners bumped and rubbed through at the tips. Ownership inscription to the ... View more info

The Authentic Life of William McKinley, Our Third Martyr President Together with a Life Sketch of Theodore Roosevelt

By: McClure, Alexander K. & Charles Morris

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.p., N.P.: 1901

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010405

Condition: Very Good


503pp. + 1pp. "Lead Kindly Light" musical score. Original green cloth stamped in gilt and red, white and blue with a black and white photographic pasteon of McKinley on the front board, inset in a gilt laurel. Spine lettering and decoration dulled. Front board somewhat spotted, back board with a couple of stains. No previous ownership inscriptions. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

A Day in the Life.

By: President's Council on Youth Opportunity

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., U.S. Government Printing Office: 1968

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 013581

Condition: Very Good


6pp. booklet, stapled. Illustrated. Scarce. A search of OCLC Worldcat reveals that there are no copies in university holdings. A "relevant" attempt by the presidential administration to try to keep African American teenaged boys in school. The fictional story follows the life of one Eugene Jefferson who has dropped out of school and who cannot get a job. The relevance comes in with the usage of street slang in the book. Jefferson ponders to himself, "It ain't like I couldn't get some kinda job, but man, after they take out for Sam and whatnot, you want to have some folding stuff le... View more info

Mary Todd Lincoln: First Lady of Controversy

By: Schwartz, Thomas F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Springfield, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1223

Condition: Very Good


96pp. 1st Edition. Original decorative wraps. Illustrated. An exhibition catalogue (held April 28-November 28, 2007 at the museum). Items included a few books and many manuscripts in Mary Todd Lincoln's hand. Front cover and the first few pages of text creased. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Breach of Faith: The Fall of Richard Nixon

By: White, Theodore H.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Atheneum: 1975

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 017838

Condition: Good


373pp. All edges of the text block soiled. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Ownership inscription on one of the blank prelims. The jacket is quite edgeworn. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info