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Thomas Paine

by A. J. Ayer

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Published
August 1990
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New
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9780226033396
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Chicago: University of Chicago Press, August 1990. Trade Paperback. New in shrinkwrap. No remainder mark. Not damaged. A lively discussion of the life and writings of one of the premier revolutionaries of the eighteenth century. The chapters alternate between the story of Paine's life and career in England, America, and France and analyses of Common Sense, The Rights of Man,… Read more
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A History of Iraq, Second Edition

by Charles Tripp

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Published
May 2002
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Near Fine
Edition
Second Edition
ISBN
9780521529006
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$10.90

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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, May 2002. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Light edge and corner wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxii + 324 pages. Since its establishment by the British in the 1920s, Iraq has witnessed the rise and fall of successive authoritarian regimes, competing ruthlessly… Read more
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Jefferson, War and Peace, 1776-1784

by Marie Kimball

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Published
1947
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$19.95

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New York: Coward-McCann, 1947. Hardcover. First Edition (No additional printings listed). Grey cloth over boards. Map endpapers. Near Fine book / no jacket. Unmarked. Pages lightly tanned. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Covers clean. Not from a library. No remainder mark. ix + 398 pages. : plate, ports. ; 23 cm.
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Thomas Jefferson

by Alf J. Mapp, Jr.

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Published
1989
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780819174543
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Lanham, Maryland: Madison Books. Trade Paperbac. 1989. Near Fine. Lanham, Maryland: Madison Books, November 1989. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Slight wear to edges and corn ers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xvi + 487 pages. T homas Jefferson's life, from his birth to his inauguration as President in … Read more
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Jefferson the President, Second Term, 1805-1809 (Jefferson and His Time, 5)

by Dumas Malone

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Published
March 1974
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Fine
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First Edition
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Boston: Little, Brown, March 1974. Hardcover. First Edition (stated). Fine book in a Very Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, tail slightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright, but clipped and chipped at spine ends. Not from a library. No remainder mark. xxxii + 704 pages. Covering the climax of Jefferson's forty-year career, this fifth and penultimate volume… Read more
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Freak Power : Hunter S. Thompson's Campaign for Sheriff

by Daniel Joseph Watkins; Bob Braudis (foreword); Ajax Phillips (ed)

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Published
2020
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New
Edition
Expanded Second Edition
ISBN
9780996454506
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$127.00

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Aspen, Colorado: Meat Possum Press, 2020. Hardcover. Expanded Second Edition. Black linen over heavy boards with blind-stamp lettering and gonzo freak power fist. Signed by Daniel Joseph Watkins (author) and Sheriff Bob (Bob Braudis) on Half Title page. New. Not a remainder. Not damaged. 224 pages. Profusely illustrated. Heavy book; possible extra charges for expedited or international shipping. Hunter S.… Read more
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1984 (Signet Classics, CP100)

by George Orwell; Erich Fromm (afterward)

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Published
July 1950
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Near Fine
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New York: New American Library / Signet Classic, July 1950. Mass Market Paperback. With an Afterward by Erich Fromm. Signet CP100, 60¢. 27th printing, September 1962. Near Fine. Lightly tanned, no other markings. Spine straight and tight with light crease. Light dog-ear to lower front corner. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 267 pages. George Orwell's chilling… Read more
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Revolutionary Summer: The Birth of American Independence

by Joseph J. Ellis

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Published
June 2013
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9780307701220
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$18.95

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New York: Knopf, June 2013. Hardcover. First Edition (stated). Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Jacket clean and bright with slight edgewear. Red remainder dot to bottom edge. Not from a library. Not clipped. xiv + 219 pages. A distinctive portrait of the crescendo moment in American history. The summer… Read more
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Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956

by Anne Applebaum

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Published
August 2013
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Very Good+
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First Paperback Edition
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9781400095933
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$14.45

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New York: Anchor, August 2013. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Very Good+. Dog-ear to lower corner, otherwise Fine. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxxvi + 566 pages. A groundbreaking history of how Communism took over Eastern Europe after World War II and transformed the individuals who came under its sway.… Read more
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American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies in the Founding of the Republic

by Joseph J. Ellis

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Published
October 2008
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Very Good
ISBN
9780307276452
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New York: Vintage, October 2008. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Red remainder dot to bottom edge. 283 pages. A riveting account of the early years of the Republic. The last quarter of the eighteenth century remains the most politically creative era in American history, when a dedicated group of men undertook a bold experiment in… Read more
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Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

by Walter Isaacson

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Published
June 2004
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780743258074
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$11.95

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New York: Simon & Schuster, June 2004. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Slight reading wear to edges. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xiv + 586 pages.
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The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War

by Stephen Kinzer

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Published
October 2013
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Very Good+
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First Edition
ISBN
9780805094978
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$17.95

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New York: Times Books, October 2013. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Very Good+ book in a Very Good jacket. Prior owner's name penciled to FFEP. Text unmarked. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Light edgewear to jacket and small dampstain visible only on reverse of jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 402 pages.… Read more
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At the Center of the Storm: My Years at the CIA

by George Tenet; Bill Harlow

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Published
April 2007
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780061147784
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$13.95

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New York: Harper Collins, April 2007. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, tailed lightly bumped. Jacket lightly rubbed. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxii + 549 pages.
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What Went Wrong?: The Clash Between Islam and Modernity in the Middle East

by Bernard Lewis

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Published
2003
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New
ISBN
9780060516055
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New York: HarperCollins / Perennial, 2003. Trade Paperback. New. Pristine inside and out. Not a remainder. Not damaged. 186 pages. For centuries, the world of Islam was in the forefront of human achievement--the foremost military and economic power in the world, the leader in the arts and sciences of civilization. Christian Europe was seen as an outer darkness of… Read more
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The Child Buyer; A Novel in the Form of Hearings before the Standing Commit tee on Education, Welfare, & Public Morality of a cer

by John Hersey

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Published
September 1960
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Very Good
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First Edition, Third Printing
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$14.75

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, September 1960. Hardcover. First Edition, third printing, November 1960. Black cloth over boards with gilt decorations and lettering to spine and front board. Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Prior owner's name to FFEP. Text unmarked. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Jacket fragile with chipping at corners and spine ends. Not from… Read more
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We the Living

by Ayn Rand; Ayn Rand O'Connor

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Published
May 1960
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Very Good+
ISBN
9780451096470
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$8.95

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New York: New American Library / Signet, May 1960. Mass Market Paperback. 26th printing. Signet E9647. $2.95. Very Good+. Interior tanned, but unmarked. Spine straight and tight with slight crease to lower half. Covers clean and bright. Corners sharp. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 446 pages.
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Honor Among Thieves : A Novel

by Jeffrey Archer

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Published
July 1993
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780060179458
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$7.45

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New York: HarperCollins, July 1993. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Near Fine book in a Very Good cover. Interior lightly tanned, but unmarked. Spine straight and tight, ends lightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright with light edgewear and half-inch tear to lower rear hinge. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 381 pages.
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The Consul's Wife

by W. T. Tyler

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Published
January 1998
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Near Fine
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First Edition, Second Printing
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9780805044256
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$9.95

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New York: Henry Holt and Company, January 1998. Hardcover. First Edition (stated), second printing. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Light rubbing and edgewear to jacket. No tears. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 216 pages. A novel of Cold War geopolitics and romance involves a young… Read more
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The Golden Hour

by Todd Moss

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Published
September 2014
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Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780399168604
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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, September 2014. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Spine head lightly bumped, otherwise pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 322 pages. In the hundred hours following a coup, there is still a chance that diplomacy, a secret back channel, military action-something-might… Read more
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The Ruling Caste: Imperial Lives in the Victorian Raj

by David Gilmour

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Published
February 2006
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Fine
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780374283544
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$36.95

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, February 2006. Hardcover. First American Edition (stated) / full number line. Laid-in review from Washington Post Book World. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Spine tail slightly bumped, otherwise As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxx + 381 pages. A provocative history of the English in South Asia during… Read more
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