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The Reluctant King: The Life and Reign of George VI, 1895-1952

by Sarah Bradford

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Published
1990
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Near Fine
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9780312043377
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New York: St Martins Press, 1990. Hardcover. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, tail bumped. Jacket clean and bright, slight edgewear. No tears. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xiv + 506 pages.
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Thomas Jefferson: An Intimate History

by Fawn M. Brodie

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Published
March 1974
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Near Fine
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First Edition, sixth printing
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9780393074802
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New York: W. W. Norton, March 1974. Hardcover. First Edition, Sixth printing. Near Fine book in a Very Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, end bumped. Chipping and short tears to jacket at spine ends and corners. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 594 pages. Contents: The semi-transparent shadows -- The parents -- A… Read more
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The Years of Lyndon Johnson: Vol. 1, The Path to Power

by Robert A. Caro

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Published
November 1982
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Fine
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First Edition, later printing
ISBN
8601415737523
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$43.75

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, November 1982. Hardcover. First Edition, fifth printing, January 1983. Indigo cloth over boards with gilt lettering to spine and front board. Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, tail lightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright, but clipped. Not from a library. No remainder mark. xxiii + 882 pages.
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The Dark Side of Camelot

by Seymour M. Hersh

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Published
November 1997
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780316359559
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Boston: Little Brown & Company, November 1997. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Unmarked. Spine tail bumped. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. x + 498 pages.
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True Compass: A Memoir

by Edward M. Kennedy

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September 2009
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780446539258
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New York: Twelve, September 2009. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Unmarked. Spine tail lightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. x + 532 pages. 40 pages of plates.
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17 Carnations: The Royals, the Nazis, and the Biggest Cover-Up in History

by Andrew Morton

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March 2015
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Fine
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First Edition
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9781455527113
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New York: Grand Central Publishing, March 2015. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine tail lightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xii + 370 pages. The story of the feckless Edward VIII, later Duke of Windsor, his American wife Wallis Simpson,… Read more
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The Royals

by Kitty Kelley

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Published
September 1997
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9780446517126
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New York: Warner, September 1997. Hardcover. First Printing (stated) / full number line. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Unmarked. Spine ends bumped. Jacket clean and bright with light edgewear. No tears. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xii + 547 pages. 32 pages of plates.
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A Spy for All Seasons: My Life In The CIA

by Duane R. Clarridge

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Published
January 1997
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First Edition
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9780684800684
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New York: Scribner, January 1997. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Jacket clean and bright. Light edgewear. Not from a library. Not clipped. 430 pages.
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Level 4: Virus Hunters of the CDC

by Joseph B. McCormick; Susan Fisher-Hoch

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Published
1999
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Fine
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9781435160606
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New York: Sterling / Fall River Press, 1999. Hardcover. Full number line. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Slight shelfwear, otherwise As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 397 pages. Ebola, Lassa Fever, AIDS--few natural disasters inspire such utter panic as a rampaging virus. In this gripping, true account of the war against worldwide epidemics,… Read more
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The Great Shark Hunt: Strange Tales from a Strange Time (Gonzo Papers, Vol. 1)

by Hunter S. Thompson

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Published
1979
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780671400460
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New York: Summit Books / Rolling Stone Press, 1979. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Quarter-bound in black cloth with black paper sides. White title to spine and white gonzo fist to front board. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, tail lightly bumped. Light rubbing and edgewear to jacket, no tears… Read more
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Vindication of the Rights of Woman, edited with an Introduction by Miriam Brody Kramnick (Penguin Classics)

by Mary Wollstonecraft; Miriam Brody Kramnick (ed)

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Published
1985
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Near Fine
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First Thus
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9780140431995
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Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin, 1985. Mass Market Paperback. First Penguin Classics printing. Near Fine. Interior unmarked, but lightly tanned. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers rubbed. Not from a library. Black remainder mark to bottom page. 319 pages. In an age of ferment, following the American and French Revolutions, Mary Wollstonecraft took prevailing egalitarian principles and dared to apply them… Read more
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Supreme Court : The Personalities and Rivalries the Defined America

by Jeffrey Rosen

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Published
December 2007
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Near Fine
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First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780805086850
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New York: Henry Holt, December 2007. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition (stated) / full number line. Near Fine. Lightly tanned, but unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers lightly rubbed. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 274 pages. With studies of four crucial conflicts-Chief Justice John Marshall and President Thomas Jefferson; post-Civil War justices John Marshall… Read more
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Acta de la Sesion Extraordinaria Celebrada el 26 de Octubre de 1983 / Minutes of the Extraordinary Session Held on October 26, 1983 (Considering the Situation in Grenada)

by Consejo Permanente de la Organizacion de los Estados Americanos; Permanent Council of the Organization of American States

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Published
1984
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Washington, DC: Organization of American States, 1984. Unbound Photocopy. Very Good. 51 pages.
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Port of Spain: Government of Trinidad and Tobago, October 26, 1983. Unbound Photocopy. Very Good. As circulated to the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States. 13 pages.
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Bridgetown: Government of Barbados, Oct 26, 1983. Unbound Photocopy. Very Good. Speech in which Prime Minister Adams Explained his reasons for taking part in the invasion of Grenada. As circulated to the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States. 8 pages.
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Grenada: Origins and Implications of the 13 March Coup, 20 April 1979

by National Foreign Assessment Center, Central Intelligence Agency

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20 April 1979
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Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 20 April 1979. Unbound Photocopy. Very Good. Redacted. 10 pages.
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U.S.-Grenada Relations Since the Coup: A Background Paper (AmEmbassy Bridgetown Airgram 83/A-2)

by Lawrence Rossin

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January 18, 1983
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Bridgetown, Barbados: U.S. Embassy, January 18, 1983. Unbound photocopy. Very Good. Redacted. Not from a library. 85 pages.
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Sierra Leone Trilogy (Highlife for Caliban, Hand on the Navel, Carnival of the Old Coast) (African Writers Library) complete matching set

by Lemuel A. Johnson

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Published
1995
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New
Edition
First Edition
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Trenton, New Jersey: Africa World Press, 1995. Trade Paperbacks. Complete Matching Set. First Thus. New. Not remainders. Not damaged. 334 pages total. Poetry, with an Introductions by the author and an afterward (vol 1) by Sylvia Wynter. The concern in Johnson's Sierra Leone Trilogy is to return to, and re-frame, the years from the 1500s to the 1960s, and to do… Read more
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Arrow of God (African Trilogy, 2) (African Writers Series, 16)

by Chinua Achebe

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Published
1965
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Very Good-
Edition
Later Printing
ISBN
9780435900168
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London: Heinemann, 1965. Paperback. 1970 reprint. Paperback Very Good-. Damp stains to spine and top edge. Text unmarked. Spine straight, but creased. Edgewear. Covers rubbed, partial cup ring to front cover. Not from a library. 287 pages. In this novel, Africa's best-known writer describes the conflict between old and new in its most poignant aspect: the personal struggle between father and… Read more
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Fail-Safe

by Eugene Burdick; Harvey Wheeler

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Published
October 1978
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Very Good
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New Dell Edition
ISBN
9780440124597
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October 1978. New Dell Edition. Second printing, September 1979. Very Good. Interior unmarked but lightly tanned. Spine straight and tight with a light crease. Edgewear. Dog-ear crease to lower rear corner. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 285 pages. Something has gone wrong. A group of American bombers armed with nuclear weapons is streaking past the fail-safe point,… Read more
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