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Image for George and Laura:   Portrait of an American Marriage

George and Laura: Portrait of an American Marriage

By: Andersen, Christopher

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow:

Our Product Number: 602379

ISBN: 0066213703

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2002. First Edition


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Pale gray boards with black spine imprinted with title and author in gold. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 1.17 x 9.32 x 6.34 Inches. 320 pages. They would be called upon to lead a nation in one of its darkest hours -- but were they up to the task? He had been the wild, hard-drinking scion of one of America's premier political families. She was the school librarian with a warm smile and a tragic secret of her ow... View more info

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Kim Jong-Il: North Korea's Dear Leader

By: Breen, Michael

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Singapor, Wiley Pte Ltd:

Our Product Number: 606226

ISBN: 0470821310

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2004. First Edition


Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 200 pages. Kim Jong-il has been the subject of intense interest and fear in recent months. He has been demonised as 'Dr Evil' for his nuclear programme which puts Korea on a collision course with the US. For this reason, the world has a stake in understanding this man and his little-known country. This account aims to tell the compelling story of Kim Jong-il and the country he leads, exploring the pressing question of how he manag... View more info

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Decision Points

By: Bush, George W.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Crown:

Our Product Number: 605997

ISBN: 0307590615

Condition: Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket. Previous owner's name on free front end page . 2010. First Edition


Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 512 pages. .In this candid and gripping account, President George W. Bush describes the critical decisions that shaped his presidency and personal life.George W. Bush served as president of the United States during eight of the most consequential years in American history. The decisions that reached his desk impacted people around the world and defined the times in which we live.Decision Points brings readers inside the Texas gove... View more info

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41: A Portrait of My Father

By: Bush, George W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers:

Our Product Number: 607739

ISBN: 0553447785

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket. 2014. First Edition


294 pages View more info

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The Public and the Private Lincoln: Contemporary Perspectives

By: Davis, Cullom; Strozier, Charles B.; Veach, Rebecca Monroe; Ward, Geoffrey C.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Carbondale, IL, Southern Illinois University Press:

Our Product Number: 605675

ISBN: 0809309211

Condition: Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. Notation on page after free front end page (from Max 6183 new life (?)); underlined copyright date (?) . 1979. First Edition


Ecru cloth boards and spine imprinted with title and author on spine in black. Black endpapers. 192 pages. The contributions to this collection re­assess the man and the myth from contemporary perspectives, widening the dimensions of Lincoln scholarship by confronting such issues as Lincoln’s sexual identity crisis, his views on blacks, and his strengthening of executive power. The contributors are Roy P. Basler, Library of Congress; G. S. Boritt, Mem­phis State Uni... View more info

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A Different Drummer: My Thirty Years with Ronald Reagan

By: Deaver, Michael K.; with a foreword by Nancy Reagan

Price: $5.99

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins:

Our Product Number: 608318

ISBN: 0060197846

Condition: Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket. Coffee(?) stain to top of pages 197-228 (not visible on pages), endpage and back pastedown does not affect readability . 2001. First Edition


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover; Dark gray boards with darker gray spine imprinted in silver with title and author; Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 228 pages View more info

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Lion in the White House: A Life of Theodore Roosevelt

By: Donald, Aida D.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Basic Books:

Our Product Number: 608291

ISBN: 0465002137

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2007. First Edition


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover; Medium gray boards quarterbound in burgundy with title in gold on spine; Burgundy endpapers; Deckle-edged pages; Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1; photos; index . 287 pages. New York State Assemblyman, Assistant Secretary of the Navy, New York City Police Commissioner, Governor of New York, Vice President and, at forty-two, the youngest President ever-in his own words, Theodore Roosevelt rose like a rocket. He was al... View more info

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His Excellency: George Washington

By: Ellis, Joseph J.

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf:

Our Product Number: 606366

ISBN: 1400040310

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2004. First Edition


Stated First Edition Deckle-edged pages. 352 pages. The author of seven highly acclaimed books, Joseph J. Ellis has crafted a landmark biography that brings to life in all his complexity the most important and perhaps least understood figure in American history, George Washington. With his careful attention to detail and his lyrical prose, Ellis has set a new standard for biography. Drawing from the newly catalogued Washington papers at the University of Virginia, Joseph... View more info

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Flight from Monticello: Thomas Jefferson at War

By: Kranish, Michael

Price: $13.95

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press:

Our Product Number: 606910

ISBN: 0195374622

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2010. First Edition


388 pages View more info

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The Downing Street years

By: Margaret Thatcher

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, NY, HarperCollins:

Our Product Number: 607158

ISBN: 0060170565

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1993. First Edition


914 pages View more info

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John Adams

By: McCullough, David

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster:

Our Product Number: 604547

ISBN: 0743223136

Condition: Near Fine. 2002. First Paperback Edition


Genealogical table. 752 pages. In this powerful, epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life-journey of John Adams, the brilliant, fiercely independent, often irascible, always honest Yankee patriot who spared nothing in his zeal for the American Revolution; who rose to become the second President of the United States and saved the country from blundering into an unnecessary war; who was learned beyond all but a few and regarded by some as "out of ... View more info

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John Adams

By: McCullough, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster:

Our Product Number: 607728

ISBN: 0684813637

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2001


751 pages View more info

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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

By: Meacham, Jon

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Random House:

Our Product Number: 608269

ISBN: 0812979486

Condition: Near Fine. Remainder dot on bottom of text block. 2013


759 pages. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review The Washington Post Entertainment Weekly The Seattle Times St. Louis Post-Dispatch Bloomberg Businessweek In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to life an extraordinary man and his remarkable times. Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power gives us Jefferson the politician and president, a great and complex hum... View more info

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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

By: Morris, Edmund

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Modern Library:

Our Product Number: 605618

ISBN: 0375756787

Condition: Very Good. 2001


920 pages. Modern Library Paperbacks. Described by the Chicago Tribune as "a classic," The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt stands as one of the greatest biographies of our time. The publication of The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt on September 14th, 2001 marks the 100th anniversary of Theodore Roosevelt becoming president. View more info

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When Trumpets Call: Theodore Roosevelt after the White House

By: O'Toole, Patricia

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 606918

ISBN: 0684864770

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket. 2005. First Edition


SIGNED by the AUTHOR on the title page. Deckle-edged. 494 pages. Signed by Author View more info

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Churchill

By: Robbins (Ed.), Keith

Price: $6.32

Publisher: London, Longman:

Our Product Number: 606834

ISBN: 0582031362

Condition: Very Good. 1992


186 pages. Profiles in Power. Churchill's lifetime (1874--1965) spans the climax and disintegration of the British Empire, and his triumphs and tragedies as a statesman are inseparable from those of the nation as a whole. Brilliant, flawed, and distrusted in his early career, he became, in the dark days of 1940, a national hero, whose indomitable self-confidence was a powerful force for survival. Yet out of victory came defeat: by 1955, eclipsed by the USA and the USSR, ... View more info

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Honor's Voice: The Transformation of Abraham Lincoln

By: Wilson, Douglas L.

Price: $6.58

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf:

Our Product Number: 606703

ISBN: 067940788X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1988. Stated First Edition


Black boards with maroon spine imprinted ingold with title and author. Deckle-edged pages. 383 pages View more info

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The Iron Lady: A Biography of Margaret Thatcher

By: Young, Hugo

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar Strauss Giroux:

Our Product Number: 607014

ISBN: 0374226512

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Two bumped corners; 1/4" tear to front of d j . 1989.. First American Edition


570 pages View more info