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George and Laura: Portrait of an American Marriage

By: Andersen, Christopher

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 602379

ISBN: 0066213703

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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 own. Yet after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, they rose to the challenge: He became the embodiment of America's f... 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: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 606226

ISBN: 0470821310

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


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 manages to hold onto power in a country that is ravaged by famine and poverty. Unravelling the myths, mysteries, and fallacies tha... View more info

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Decision Points

By: Bush, George W.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Crown: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 605997

ISBN: 0307590615

Condition: Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket


Previous owner's name on free front end page . Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Black boards with black spine imprinted in gold with title and author. 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 ... 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: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 607739

ISBN: 0553447785

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


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: 1979

Edition: First Edition

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 (?) . 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 University; Christopher... 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: 2001

Edition: First Edition

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 . 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: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 608291

ISBN: 0465002137

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


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 also a cowboy, a soldier, a historian, an intrepid explorer, and an unsurpassed environmentalist-all in all, perhaps the most a... View more info

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His Excellency: George Washington

By: Ellis, Joseph J.

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 606366

ISBN: 1400040310

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


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 Ellis paints a full portrait of George Washington’s life and career–from his military years through his two terms as pre... 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: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 606910

ISBN: 0195374622

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


388 pages View more info

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The Downing Street years

By: Margaret Thatcher

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, NY, HarperCollins: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 607158

ISBN: 0060170565

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


914 pages View more info

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John Adams

By: McCullough, David

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2002

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Our Product Number: 604547

ISBN: 0743223136

Condition: Near Fine


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 his senses"; and whose marriage to the wise and valiant Abigail Adams is one of the moving love stories in American histo... View more info

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John Adams

By: McCullough, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2001

Our Product Number: 607728

ISBN: 0684813637

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


751 pages View more info

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Truman

By: McCullough, David

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 608864

ISBN: 0671869205

Condition: Fine


Full number line 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2. 1117 pages. The Pulitzer Prize–winning biography of Harry S. Truman, whose presidency included momentous events from the atomic bombing of Japan to the outbreak of the Cold War and the Korean War, told by America’s beloved and distinguished historian.The life of Harry S. Truman is one of the greatest of American stories, filled with vivid characters—Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, Eleanor Roosevelt, Bess Wallace Truman, George Marshall, Joe McCarthy, and Dean Acheson—and dramatic events. In this riveting biography, acclaimed historian David McCullou... View more info

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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

By: Meacham, Jon

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2013

Our Product Number: 608269

ISBN: 0812979486

Condition: Near Fine


Remainder dot on bottom of text block. 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 human being forever engaged in the wars of his era. Philosophers think; politicians maneu... View more info

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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

By: Morris, Edmund

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 2001

Our Product Number: 605618

ISBN: 0375756787

Condition: Very Good


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: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 606918

ISBN: 0684864770

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


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: 1992

Our Product Number: 606834

ISBN: 0582031362

Condition: Very Good


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, Britain seemed to be losing everything he had worked to preserve. For all Churchill's immense achievements, therefore, Keith ... View more info

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Lincoln's Melancholy: How Depression Challenged a President and Fueled His Greatness

By: Shenk, Joshua Wolf

Price: $27.25

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 608838

ISBN: 0618551166

Condition: As New in Fine dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Orange boards with dark brown spine imprinted in gold with title and author. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 350 pages. Drawing on seven years of his own research and the work of other esteemed Lincoln scholars, Shenk reveals how the sixteenth president harnessed his depression to fuel his astonishing success. Lincoln found the solace and tactics he needed to deal with the nation’s worst crisis in the “coping strategies” he had developed over a lifetime of persevering through depressive episodes and personal tragedies. With empath... 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: 1988

Edition: Stated First Edition

Our Product Number: 606703

ISBN: 067940788X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


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: 1989.

Edition: First American Edition

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 . 570 pages View more info