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"I Gave Them a Sword"; Behind the Scenes of the Nixon Interviews

by Frost, David (Biography of Richard M. Nixon.)

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New York: William Morrow and Company [0-688-03279-6] 1978, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 320pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Photographs. The top and bottom of the front cover are faded and the dust jacket is price-clipped and lightly edgeworn. "In May 1977 people all over America and Europe sat down at their… Read more
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Guildford: Lyons Press 978-0-7627-7918-5 [978-0-7627-7918-5] 2012. (Hardcover) 286pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. The inside of the dust jacket is illustrated and folds out into a genealogical poster. Photographs, notes, bibliography, index. "America's most notorious family feud began in 1865 with the murder of a Union McCoy soldier by a Confederate relative of 'Devil… Read more
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What Happened

by Clinton, Hillary Rodham

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9781501175565
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New York: Simon & Schuster 978-1-5011-7556-5 [978-1-5011-7556-5] 2017. (Hardcover) 494pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Photographic endpapers, index. "For the first time, Hillary Rodham Clinton reveals what she was thinking and feeling during one of the most controversial and unpredictable presidential elections in history. Now free from the constraints of running, Hillary takes you… Read more
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The Irony of American History

by Niebuhr, Reinhold

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9780684718552
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons [0-684-71855-3] 1952. (Trade paperback) 174pp. Near fine. Notes. "First published in 1952, the Irony of American History is Reinhold Niebuhr's provocative examination of America's position in the world community in light of this country's history. Drawing from the ironic contrast between the 'innocent' nation our forefathers hoped to build… Read more
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Frederick Jackson Turner; Strange Roads Going Down

by Bogue, Allan G. (Biography of Frederick Jackson Turner.)

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Norman: University of Oklahoma Press [0-8061-3039-3] 1998, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 557pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Photographs, notes, bibliography, index. The spine is slightly cocked. "This biography examines the life and legacy of Frederick Jackson Turner. Best known for his 1893 essay 'The Significance of the Frontier in American History' - the… Read more
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Bloomington: Indiana University Press [0-253-30649-3] 1985. (Hardcover) 304pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Tables, photographs, appendices, bibliography, notes, index. The spine is lightly worn at the top and bottom and the dust jacket is lightly edgeworn. "Gerald D. Nash sees World War II as one of the major turning points… Read more
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Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia [0-8139-0718-7] 1985, reprint of the 1871 edition. (Trade paperback) 452pp. Near fine. Illustrations, facsimiles, index. "I do not in this volume write of Jefferson either as of the great man or as of the statesman. My object is only to give a faithful picture of him as he was… Read more
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New York: Vintage Books [0-375-70425-6] 2003. (Trade paperback) 343pp. Near fine. Photographs, bibliography, index. "They stand as unselfconscious as if the photograph were being taken at a church picnic and not during one of the pitched battles of the civil rights struggle. None of them knows that the image will appear in Life magazine… Read more
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Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press [0-8032-7210-3] 1982. (Trade paperback) 401pp. Near fine. Maps, notes, index. "The legendary Mountain Men - the fur traders and trappers who penetrated the Rocky Mountains and explored the Far West in the first half of the nineteenth century - formed the vanguard of the American empire and became the… Read more
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New York: Simon & Schuster 978-0-684-85712-1 [978-0-684-85712-1] 2006. (Hardcover) 1039pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Photographs, notes, bibliography, index. "At Canaan's Edge concludes America in the King Years, a three-volume history that will endure as a masterpiece of storytelling on American race, violence, and democracy. Pulitzer Prize-winner and bestselling author Taylor Branch makes clear… Read more
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New York: Simon & Schuster [0-684-80819-6] 1998. (Hardcover) 746pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Photographs, notes, index. "In Pillar of Fire, the second volume of his America in the King Years trilogy, Taylor Branch portrays the civil rights era at its zenith. The first volume, Parting the Waters, won the Pulitzer Prize for History....In… Read more
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New York: Simon and Schuster [0-671-46097-8] 1988. (Hardcover) 1064pp. Fine in near fine dust jacket. Photographs, notes, index. The dust jacket is price-clipped. "In Parting the Waters, the first volume of his America in the King Years, Taylor Branch begins an epic of America on the threshold of its most explosive era. Moving from… Read more
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Undaunted Courage; Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West

by Ambrose, Stephen E. (Biography of William Clark; Thomas Jefferson; Meriweather Lewis.)

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9780684826974
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New York: Simon & Schuster [0-684-82697-6] 1997. (Trade paperback) 521pp. Near fine. Photographs, illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, index. "In this sweeping adventure story, Stephen E. Ambrose, the bestselling author of D-Day, presents the definitive account off one of the most momentous journeys in American history. Ambrose follows the Lewis and Clark Expedition from Thomas… Read more
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London: Allen Lane [0-713-99792-3] 2005. (Trade paperback) 324pp. Near fine. Abbreviations, appendices, notes, index. "Leading international lawyer Philippe Sands has been involved in high-profile cases including Guantanamo and Pinochet. In Lawless World he draws on disturbing material to show how America has reneged on agreements governing war, torture and the environment - with Briitain… Read more
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The Bridge; The Life and Rise of Barack Obama

by Remnick, David (Biography of Barack Obama.)

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9780400043606
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf 978-0-4000-4360-6 [978-0-4000-4360-6] 2010, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 656pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Photographic endpapers, black and white and color photographs, notes, bibliography, index. The spine is a bit worn at the top and bottom and the dust jacket has a closed tear near the spine that has been… Read more
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A Treasury of Alaskana

by Becker, Ethel A.

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9780517243350
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New York: Bonanza Books 0-517-243350 [0-517-243350] 1977. (4to) 183pp. Very good plus in very good dust jacket. Photographs, illustrations, index. The spine of the dust jacket is slightly faded. "From the selected work of early Alaska photographers and the research so capably done by author Becker, a fascinating picture of Alaska's earliest days emerges,… Read more
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New York: Hyperion 978-1-4013-2456-8 [978-1-4013-2456-8] 2012. (Hardcover) 300pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Includes 2 CDs. Photographs, illustrations, notes, maps, bibliography, index. "In July 1962, in an effort to preserve an accurate record of presidential decision-making in a highly charged atmosphere of conflicting viewpoints, strategies, and tactics, John F. Kennedy installed hidden… Read more
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Eisenhower 1956

by Nichols, David A.

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New York: Simon & Schuster 978-1-4391-3933-2 [978-1-4391-3933-2] 2011. (Hardcover) 346pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Photographs, notes, index. "A gripping tale of international intrigue and betrayal, Eisenhower 1956 is the white-knuckle story of how President Dwight D. Eisenhower guided the United States through the Suez Canal crisis of 1956. The crisis climaxed… Read more
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Seattle: Shorey Book Store [0-8466-0148-6] 1967, 2nd printing of facsimile reprint, limited to 150 copies. (Card covers) 247pp. Very good. Open binding. Photographs, illustrations, catalog. The back cover has a diagonal crease to the bottom corner, bookseller label inside. "Stories of railway building have always interested me, especially of railway building in new countries,… Read more
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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 978-0-374-16685-4 [978-0-374-16685-4] 2008. (Hardcover) 438pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. Graphs, index. The top and bottom of the spine are lightly worn. "In his brilliant, essential new book, Friedman takes a fresh and provocative look at two of the biggest challenges we face today: America's… Read more
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