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The Negro and the Schools

By Ashmore, Harry S.; [with] Foreword by Owen J. Roberts

Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1954. Second Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 12mo. 239 pages. Hardcover with a brown and green dust jacket, now in mylar. The jacket is worn with chipping to the headcap. Jacket is a bit dulled and soiled from handling. Original owner's 1954 signature from Richmond (Virginia) is on the front flyleaf. A sound copy with secure inner hinges and clean text. This is the Revised edition with the Supreme Court Decision pertaining to segregation (Brown vs. Board of Education).

$25.00

A View of the Constitution, Secession As Taught At West Point (1825)

By Rawle, William; Edited and Annotated by Walter D. Kennedy and James R. Kennedy

Baton Rouge and Simsboro, Louisiana: Land and Land Publishing and Old South Books, 1994. Second Printing. . Soft cover. Very Good+. 8vo. 290 pages. 1994 edition; originally published in 1825. Soft cover bound in red and white wrappers. Light wear to the binding. Prior owner's signature and embossed blind stamp on the title page, along with another person's gift inscription. A sound copy with clean text.

$15.00

William McKinley Memorial Address

By Hay, John

New York: Thomas Y Crowell & Co Publishers, 1902. Hardcover. Good. 12mo. 27 pages. Hardcover bound in white textured paper with gilt illustration on cover. Covers are rubbed and soiled from handling. Chipping at headcap of spine. Toning on half title page. Toning between pages 22 and 23 where a clipping had been placed (it is no longer there). Text toned but sound.

$12.50

New Order of the Ages: Time, the Constitution, and the Making of Modern American Political Thought
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New Order of the Ages: Time, the Constitution, and the Making of Modern American Political Thought

By Lienesch, Michael

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1988. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. 235 pages, indexed. Hardcover in glossy blue and white dust jacket. A nice clean copy. Inscribed by the author on the front flyleaf.

$7.50

Jim Hunt: A Biography.  (SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHOR AND SUBJECT)
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Jim Hunt: A Biography. (SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHOR AND SUBJECT)

By Pearce, Gary

Winston-Salem, North Carolina: John F. Blair, Publisher, 2010. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Octavo. 316 pages, indexed. Hardcover in original dust jacket. The book and jacket both show very minimal wear. Looks nearly new. SIGNED by author Gary Pearce on the half title above the title and by Jim Hunt on the same page below the title. Scarce with both signatures. Jim Hunt was the Democratic Governor of North Carolina from 1977 to 1985 and then again from 1993 to 2001.

$15.00

North Carolina Government 1585-1974, A Narrative and Statistical History

By Cheney, John L. [Editor]; Issued by Thad Eure.

Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Department of Secretary of State, 1975. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine. 4to. 1558 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in red cloth. A fresh, clean copy. Unmarked within. Looks nearly new.

$18.50

Art and Empire: The Politics of Ethnicity in the U.S. Capitol, 1815-1860
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Art and Empire: The Politics of Ethnicity in the U.S. Capitol, 1815-1860

By Fryd, Vivien Green

New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 1992. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. 273 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a brown pictorial dust jacket. The jacket has a slight crimp along the top edge of the front panel. Otherwise sound and clean. First Edition.

$6.00

The American Tradition. National Characteristics, Past and Present

By Wright, Louis B.; [and] H. T. Swedenberg

New York: F. S. Crofts & Co., 1941. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. 8vo. 674 pages. Hardcover bound in green and tan cloth. Moderate rubbing and wear to the binding. A sound copy with secure inner hinges. The front flyleaf has a prior inscription heavily erased and another inscription blacked out. Text is clean.

$6.00

The Senatorial Career of Robert Rice Reynolds [FACSIMILE]

By Pleasants, J. M.

High Wycomb, England: University Microfilms Limited, 1973. Soft cover. Very Good. 8vo. 738 pages. Authorised softcover facsimile of title, bound in blue paper wrappers, with white label pastedown on front cover. Moderate rubbing, with some sunning of the spine. Text is clean.

$40.00

Early Western Pennsylvania Politics

By Ferguson, Russell J.

Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1938. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fair. 8vo. 300 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in grey cloth. The binding shows some rubbing and wear. An ex-library copy with full markings, including shelf numbers on the spine, bookplates, ink stamps, etc. Removed label on the front pastedown and library bookplate on the front flyleaf. Endpapers foxed and toned. In stamps on title page. Text is toned. Binding is sound. A solid reading or reference copy.

$8.00

North Carolina Government 1585-1974, A Narrative and Statistical History

By Cheney, John L. [Editor]; Issued by Thad Eure.

Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Department of Secretary of State, 1975. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to. 1558 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in red cloth and with a white dust jacket, now in mylar. Moderate rubbing and wear to the jacket, which has a few little edge tears and chips. Prior owner's signature and embossed blind stamp are on the front flyleaf. Otherwise unmarked within.

$20.00

The Whole Truth: Watergate by Sam Ervin
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The Whole Truth: Watergate by Sam Ervin

By Ervin, Sam J.

New York: Random House Inc, 1980. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 320 pages, indexed. Hardcover in variously coloured illustrated dust jacket. DJ is moderately rubbed, with some slight soiling on front ocver. Spine is green with white lettering. Prior owner's name written on front jacket flap. Text is clean.

$6.00

Decision at Fayetteville: The North Carolina Ratification Convention and General Assembly of 1789

By Cavanagh, John C.

Raleigh: Division of Archives and History, North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, 1989. Soft cover. Very Good. 8vo. 41 pages, indexed. Soft cover bound in white and grey stapled wrappers. The binding shows almost no wear, alhtough the spine is a bit faded to pale green. Prior owner's signature and embossed blind stamp on the half title. A sound copy with unmarked text.

$15.00

Siberia and the Exile System. (Two Volume Set; Vols. 1 & 2)

By Kennan, George

New York: TheCentury Co., 1891. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fair. 8vos. 409; 575 pages, indexed in the second volume. Hardcovers bound in green cloth. The bindings are quite worn, and there is a 2 1/2 inch tear on the rear hinge of Volume I at the headcap. Some other lesser splitting or fraying to the extremities of the bindings as well. Front inner hinge is fully cracked (but still holding) with the muslin beneath exposed. Prior owner's name is written in red marker at the bottom edge of the text block on each volume. The text blocks themselves are generally sound and a little toned but unmarked.

$45.00

The Fourteenth Amendment and the United States. A Study of the Operation of the Restraint Clauses of Section One of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States

By Collins, Charles Wallace

Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1912. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo. 220 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in navy blue cloth. The binding shows light to moderate wear. A sound copy with secure inner hinges. The outside edges and the endpapers are foxed. Occasional foxing in the text. Signed on the front pastedown by S. F. Mordecai. Samuel F. Mordecai (1852-1927) was the first dean of the Law School at Trinity College (now Duke University) in Durham, North Carolina. Charles W. Collins (1879-1964) was born in Alabama and was a member of the Alabama Bar. He moved to the D.C. area in the late 1910s and worked with the Library of Congress. He died in Maryland. Collins' did not seem to be in favor of the Fourteenth Amendment.

$145.00

An Introduction to American Politics

By Brogan, D. W.

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1954. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 8vo. 470 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a tan printed dust jacket, now in mylar. The jacket is worn and has some tears along the front hinge of the spine and a spot of abrasion from sticker removal at the top right corner of the front panel. The book itself is sound with secure inner hinges and clean text.

$6.50

Our Federal Relations From a Southern View of Them (Classic Reprint)

By Roberts, Oran Milo

N.p.: Forgotten Books, 2018. Soft cover. As New. 12mo. Softcover in colour illustrated wrappers. Book still in shrinkwrap.

$10.00

Senator Sam Ervin, Last of the Founding Fathers (Caravan Book)
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Senator Sam Ervin, Last of the Founding Fathers (Caravan Book)

By Karl E. Campbell

Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2007. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 425 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a white dust jacket, now in mylar. Light wear to the jacket; the book is sound and clean within. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author on the title page.

$12.50

The Elements of Political Science

By Wayland, Francis

New York: Leavitt, Lord and Company, 1837. Hardcover. Fair. 8vo. 472 pages. Hardcover in brown cloth covered boards. Binding is quite worn, with soiling from handling and damp marks on both boards. Spine is sunned, has some chipping at foot and headcap, as well as a loose flap in middle of spine. Front pastedown is scuffed down to boards. Pencilled notation on rear flyleaf. Text is foxed, with some damping and dog-eared pages.

$25.00

The Blessings of Liberty (Inscribed to Frank Porter Graham)

By Miller, Francis Pickens

Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1936. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo. 105 pages. Hardcover bound in grey cloth. Light wear to the binding. A sound copy and clean within. This copy is INSCRIBED on the front flyleaf to Frank Graham (Frank Porter Graham, President of UNC at Chapel Hill, NC). The book is signed by Frank Miller and by ...(?)... Hill.

$22.50

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