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FAILED STATES: The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy

by CHOMSKY, Noam

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2006
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New York: Metropolitan Books / Henry Holt. 2006. First printing. Hardcover. Cloth and boards. Fine in fine jacket. "Systematically dismantling America's claim to being the world's arbiter of democracy, Failed States is Chomsky's most focused -- and urgent -- critique to date."; Octavo .
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DR. FRANK: life with Frank Porter Graham

by EHLE, John

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Published
1993
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Chapel Hill: Franklin Street Books. 1993. First printing. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author; Cloth and boards. pp (xx), 283. Many photos in text. Fine in fine jacket, and with a good personal inscription to Connie and Leon Rooke. Leon Rooke, a distinguished Canadian short story writer and novelist, was originally from North Carolina and were friends of Ehle… Read more
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THE FREE MEN

by EHLE, John

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Published
2007
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First of this edition
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Lewisville, NC: Press 53. 2007. First of this edition. Softcover. Card covers. Covers a little curled, else fine. The 1965 hardcover first edition won the 1965 Mayflower Award for Nonfiction. Foreword by David Riesman, Afterword by Wayne KIng. The story of an attempt to desegregate the restaurants and retail stores of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, in… Read more
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Chicago: 1985-2005

by Italian Cultural Institute

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2005
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Chicago: Istituto italiano di cultura. 2005. Softcover. Inscribed by contributor; Card covers. pp 167, illustrated, DVD at rear. Soft crease to front cover and first two leaves, VG clean and unworn otherwise."Published with the support of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Italidea." Celebrates the twentieth anniversary of the Istituto italiano di cultura. Inscribed… Read more
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New Orleans: Thos. F. Gessner, no date. Hardcover. 15 x 20 cm, yellowish boards with cloth spine, two photos on front cover, blue patterned endpapers. Title leaf and 32 other leaves of photos, all printed rectos only. A few small brown spots to fore margin of front cover; inner hinges cracked but firm; text paper a little… Read more
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RETROSPECT 1965

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Published
1965
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First printing
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New York: Ace Books. 1965. First printing. Softcover. Mass market paperback original. pp 384. Ace pb N-2. Many photos from United Press International, with captions. A review of the year 1964. Orange spine lettering faded away, a little leaned, VG otherwise. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced. .
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THE TEXAS CONNECTION: the assassination of John F. Kennedy

by ZIRBEL, Craig I.

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Published
1991
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First Edition
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Scottsdale, AZ: Wright & Company. 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. Black cloth and boards. pp 323. Fine copy. Dust jacket has splits and wear to rear flap fold, small tears to foot of spine, VG otherwise. LBJ was in on it. ; Octavo .
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Philadelphia: Printed for the American Philosophical Society. 1844. Octavo (23 cm) in original green printed wraps; 44 pp. In ink on front cover: "J. S. Da Costa Macedo, Lisbon." Light damp stain to lower inner corner of text, small creases at top outer corner, VG clean and unworn otherwise. Peter Stephen Du Ponceau (1760-1844), having emigrated… Read more
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A political creed; embracing some ascertained truths in sociology and politics. An answer to H George's "Progress and poverty."

by Manigault, G. (Gabriel Manigault, 1809-1888 )

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Published
1884
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New York: Wynkoop & Hallenbeck, Printers. 1884. First printing. Hardcover. Brown cloth. pp [2]. 215, [3]. Text paper toned, ink owner name at front (J.W. McCutcheon), just a few pencil notes & underlining in text, else a bright near fine copy. Manigault was of a distinguised South Carolina family. ; 12mo .
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No place: No publisher, c1904. Hardcover. Blue cloth gilt. pp 217 + numerous photos front, rear, and mid text. Mild rubbing to spine ends; front inner hinge neatly repaired with clean archival paper tape; gilt on front cover partially oxidized; a VG clean and unworn copy otherwise. … Read more
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Boston: Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews. 1793. First Edition. Hardcover. pp xvi, (17) -(112). Errata at bottom of p (112). 14 x 23 cm. Original greenish grey paper over wooden boards, leather spine. Spine rubbed; paper on boards stained, partially peeled, 1 x 5 cm piece of board at lower outer corner of front cover chipped… Read more
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LINCOLN BIBLIOGRAPHY 1839-1939. Volume I and II.

by MONAGHAN, James, compiler

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Published
1943
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Springfield: Illinois State Historical Library. 1943. Hardcover. Collections of the Illinois State Historical Library, Volumes XXXI and XXXII, Bibliographical Series Volumes IV and V). Two volumes, slate blue cloth without dust jackets, as issued. pp xlvi, 519 and xii, 560 + plates; index. Spine of Vol. II sunned, gilt faint, as usual; else a fine pair. … Read more
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Chicago: The Interstate Company. 1944. Softcover. Blue card covers printed in gilt and dark blue, sepia photographic label on front cover. pp [44]. unpaged. Photos throughout. Soft crease / curl to upper outer corners; 1945 ink name at front; else fine. ; Oblong quarto .
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THE TOWN OF PORTER 1776-1976: a bicentennial history

by Local History Committee

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Published
1976
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Youngstown, NY: Board of Directors, , Historial Society of the Town of Porter. 1976. Softcover. Yellow card covers. pp vi, 62. Photos. Small sticker scar to front cover, else fine. Upstate New York local history. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.; Octavo .
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THE TREATY OF WASHINGTON 1871: a study in imperial history

by SMITH, Goldwin (Goldwin Albert Smith, 1912-94)

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Published
1941
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Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press. 1941. First printing. Hardcover. Dark blue cloth. pp (xiv), 134. Index. Small bump to lower outer corners of covers, else fine. Dust jacket has chips at spine ends, one and two inch tears, VG otherwise. This was his MA thesis at the University of Toronto, published there in 1934. Not the… Read more
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HISTORY OF KENMORE, Erie County, New York

by PARKHURST, Frederick S.

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Published
1926
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Kenmore, NY: Author. 1926. First printing. Hardcover. Black cloth. pp 96 + 4 plates. Brown spot to fore margin of pp 26-31, light soiling elsewhere, a good, sound copy. … Read more
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THE TRYAL OF SIR HENRY VANE, Kt at the King's Bench, Westminster, June the 2d. and 6th, 1662...

by (VANE, Henry, Sir, 1613-62)

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1662
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London. 1662. First Edition. Hardcover. Title page continues: "Together with what he intended to have spoken the day of his sentence (June 11) for arrest of judgment, (had he not been interrupted and over-ruled by the court) and his bill of exception. With other occasional speeches, &c. Also his speech and prayer, &c. on the scaffold."… Read more
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New York: Privately Printed. 1910. First Edition. Hardcover. Maroon cloth. pp [2], (xii), 259 + frontispiece coat of arms with tissue guard. Index. Ex historical society library: lacking the front free endpaper, front inner hinge cracked but firm, following blank has remains of a pouch and a rubber stamp, rubber stamp on blank recto of … Read more
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(Kalamazoo], Michigan: Author. 1971. Hardcover. Blue cloth. pp (xxiv), 446. Colour coat of arms tipped in at front, photos in text. Title page continues: " with Additional Family Notes on Barnhart, Barr, Brandon, Coble, Detrick, Dittmore, Eby, Foster, Geaubaux, Gilbert, Hager, Hess, Keeler, Limes, Marker, McGrew, McKee, Passwater, Pierstorff, Pyle, Ribble, Robinson, Sipes, Smith, Thomas, Watters,… Read more
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THE STEINS OF MUSCATINE: a family chronicle

by STEIN, Simon Gerberich, III (1897-1978)

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Published
1962
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(Muscatine, Iowa): Privately Printed. 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth. pp 53. Map in tex, four double-sided plates included in the pagination. Ex historical society library, with light shadow of removed label from lower spine and adjacent portions of covers; front free endpaper has remains of a pouch, two rubber stamps, and a stapled "with compliments"… Read more
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