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Big Trouble: A Murder in a Small Western Town Sets Off a Struggle for the Soul of America.
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Big Trouble: A Murder in a Small Western Town Sets Off a Struggle for the Soul of America.

By J. Anthony Lukas .

New York, NY Simon & Schuster, 1997. Hardcover First Edition (1997), not directly stated, but First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence, according to 's customary practice at the time of publication. First Edition (1997), not directly stated, but First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence, according to Simon & Schuster's customary practice at the time of publication. Very Good+ to Near Fine in Near Fine DJ: The Book shows indications of careful use: minimal shelving wear along the bottom edge of the boards; some thumbing to the fore-edge; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor, unobtrusive flaws. Bright and clean. Corners sharp. The DJ shows only the mildest wear along the top edge of the front panel; the price is intact. Clean and intact; quite attractive. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.55 x 6.5 x 1.8 inches). 875 pages. Map Precedes the text. Illustrated with a 24-page section of vintage duotone photographs. Index, bibliography & notes. Language: English. Weight: 2 pounds, 11.3 ounces. Hardback with DJ. Recounts the trial of a radical union leader for the murder of Idaho's former state governor, a case that ultimately involved President Theodore Roosevelt and the tumultuous relationship between capital, labor, and the law in the 1900s.

$6.47

Origins of the American Revolution.

By John C. Miller.

Boston, MA Little, Brown and Company, 1943. Hardcover First Edition (1943), unstated, but implied: same date on title and copyright pages with no subsequent printings noted. First Edition (1943), unstated, but implied: same date on title and copyright pages with no subsequent printings noted. Very Good: shows light wear to extremities; mild rubbing to the panels; the front hinge is starting but the binding is not shaken; the text pages have tanned very slightly, due to aging. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, tightly bound, showing modest wear and minor cosmetic flaws - and the starting hinge. A clean, sturdy, presentable copy. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.75 x 6 x 1.35 inches). xi, 519 pages. Illustrated with Decorative Drawings by Eric M. Simon. Blue cloth over boards with gilt medallion at the front panel and gilt titles and designs at the backstrip; Endpaper Maps. Deckle Fore-Edge. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 8.8 ounces. Hardback: Lacks DJ.

$8.23

The Conquest of Don Pedro.
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The Conquest of Don Pedro.

By Harvey Fergusson.

Albuquerque, NM University of New Mexico Press: Zia Books, 1974. Paperback Reprint Edition (1974). First published in 1954 by William Morrow. Very Good+ to Near Fine in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: just a hint of wear to the extremities; the faintest sunning to the yellow background field of the backstrip (the black titles thereon remain bold and clearly legible); former owner's not-unattractive bookplate at the front endpaper; the binding is barely discernible lean, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases to the covers. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. A handsome very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a couple of minor, unobtrusive flaws. Bright and clean. Corners sharp. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.95 x 5.35 x 0.65 inches). xi, 250 pages. Introduction by John R. Milton. Language: English. Weight: 10 ounces. Reprint Edition (1974); First Printing thus, unstated. First published in 1954 by William Morrow. University Press Paperback.

$7.64

Tijerina and the Courthouse Raid.

By Peter Nabokov.

Albuquerque, NM University of New Mexico Press, 1969. Hardcover First Edition (1969), so stated. First Edition (1969), so stated. Very Good to Very Good+ in Very Good DJ: The Book shows indications of very careful use: light wear to the extremities; several tiny 'splatter' stains at the top edge of the text block; the binding leans ever so slightly off square, but remains secure; the text is clean, but former owner has inscribed her name at the uppere front free endpaper.Free of any creased or dog-eared pages. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. A handsome, carefully used copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing very mild wear and minor unobtrusive flaws. The DJ shows moderate wear to extremities, with a short splits at the upper and lower front corner tips; the price has not been clipped, but the lower corner of the inside front flap has nevertheless been clipped. Clean and attractive, but no longer fresh or without flaw. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.8 x 5.7 x 1.25 inches). xii, Maps, 285 pages. Includes Index, Notes on Sources. Sixteen page section of duotone photographs. Language: English. Weight: 1 pounds, 5 ounces. Hardback with DJ. First-hand account of the raid on the courthouse at Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico, June, 1967.

$44.10

The Wordy Shipmates.
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The Wordy Shipmates.

By Sarah Vowell.

New York, NY Penguin: Riverhead Books, 2008. Hardcover First Edition (2008), not directly stated, but First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence, according to Riverhead's customary practice at the time of publication. First Edition (2008), not directly stated, but First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence, according to Riverhead's customary practice at the time of publication. Very Near Fine in Fine DJ: The Book shows a very small blue soil spot at the fore-edge; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome, very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a single unobtrusive flaw. Bright and clean. Virtually 'As New'. The DJ is flawless; the price is unclipped. As New. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.6 x 5.85 x 0.95 inches). 254 page. Map preceeds the text. Language: English. Weight: 14.1 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$7.64

Laboring in the Fields of the Lord: Spanish Missions and Southeastern Indians.
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Laboring in the Fields of the Lord: Spanish Missions and Southeastern Indians.

By Jerald T. Milanich.

Washington DC Smithsonian Institution Press, 1999. Hardcover First Edition (1999), not directly stated, but First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence, according to Smithsonian's customary practice at the time of publication. Shows extensive, thought light, UNDERLINING AND MARGINALIA IN PENCIL throughout most of the text. Else, Fine in Near Fine DJ: Book is remarkably pristine considering the fact that it has been read and underlined and notated throughout; so, else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing, of course, a major flaw. Bright and clean. The DJ shows only the mildest rubbing; else flawless; the price is intact. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.25 x 6.3 x 0.7 inches). xiv, 210 pages. Language: English. Weight: 16.5 ounces. First Edition (1999), not directly stated, but First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence, according to Smithsonian's customary practice at the time of publication. Hardback with DJ.

$11.96

Lincoln and the Radicals.
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Lincoln and the Radicals.

By T. Harry Williams.

Madison, WI University of Wisconsin Press, 1941. Paperback First Edition Thus (1941), Third Printing (1965). Very Good to Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: some faint creases at the upper corner of the rear panel; just a hint of wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to the wrapper covers; a couple fo faint creases to the backstrip; the binding is square and secure; text clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor cosmetic flaws. Remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.5 x 1 inches). xiii, 413 pages. New Introduction by the author. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 2 ounces. Front Cover shows a paper document burning on a dark brown to black field. First Edition Thus (1941), Third Printing (1965). University Press Paperback.

$9.41

America in the Sixties: An Intellectual History.

By Ronald Berman.

New York, NY The Free Press, 1968. Hardcover First Edition (1968), First Printing stated. First Edition (1968), First Printing stated. Near Fine in Very Good+ to Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show only minute indications of use. The Book shows a touch of crimping to the head and heel of the backstrip, but no other signs of wear; the binding is slightly cocked off square, while remaining perfectly secure; else flawless; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome, very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing only a couple of minor, unobtrusive flaws. Bright and clean. Very close to 'As New'. The DJ shows a crease top to bottom of the inside front flap; the price has been clipped; mylar-protected. Close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.7 x 6 x 1.25 inches). xi, 291 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 4 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$10.98

The Mind of the South.

By W.J. Cash.

New York, NY Random House: Vintage, 1969. Paperback Very Good+ to Near Fine in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: a very mild bump to the upper rear corner and the last few pages of text; the text pages have tanned slightly, due to aging; mild rubbing to the wrapper covers; the binding leans ever so slgihtly off square, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor, unobtrusive flaws. Bright and clean. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo (7.3 x 4.3 x 1.1 inches). xi, 440 pages + a twelve page Index. Language: English. Weight: 10 ounces. White titles with red, green, blue and yellow designs on a white background field. V-98. Mass Market Paperback.

$9.41

Democracy in America.

By Alexis de Tocqueville.

New York, NY Washington Square Paperback, 1964. Paperback First Edition Thus [1964], Third Printing (1968). First published in French in 1835-1840. The Reeve translation was first published in 1863. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: shows mild rubbing; the pages have tanned just a bit, due to aging; the white background field shows faint, but pervasive soiling, due rubbing. The binding remains square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases to the covers. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor, unobtrusive flaws. No longer 'As New', but remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7 x 4.2 x 0.65 inches). xvi, 331 pages. Abridged, Edited and with an Introduction by Andrew Hacker. Translated by Henry Reeve. Revised by Francis Bowen. All Edges Tinted Yellow. Language: English. Weight: 6 ounces. W96453. First Edition Thus [1964], Third Printing (1968). First published in French in 1835-1840. The Reeve translation was first published in 1863. Mass Market Paperback.

$9.41

The Selected Works of Tom Paine (Common Sense; The Crisis Papers; Rights of Man; The Age of Reason; Letter to Washington) and Citizen Tom Paine.

By Howard Fast.

New York, NY The Modern Library , 1945. Hardcover Good+ to Very Good: shows light wear to extremities; short, closed tears in the fabric at both edges of the head of the backstrip; mild rubbing to the panels; faint water-drop mottling at the red-tinted top edge of the text block; very slight spine lean. The binding remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A carefully used copy, tightly bound, showing modest wear, minor cosmetic flaws, and the tears in the fabrc. A clean, sturdy, presentable copy. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.25 x 5.6 x 1.55 inches). xiii, 640 pages. Introductions, "Tom Paine: An Estimate" and a Foreward to "Citizen Tom Paine" by Howard Fast. Blue cloth over boards with red "Modern Library" medallion at the front panel and gilt titles on red fields at the backstrip. Top Edge Tinted Red. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 11.7 ounces. Hardback: Lacks DJ.

$4.70

Reluctant Witnesses: Children's Voices From The Civil War.
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Reluctant Witnesses: Children's Voices From The Civil War.

By Emmy E. Werner.

Boulder, CO Perseus Group: Westview , 1998. Paperback First Edition Thus (1998), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition Thus (1998), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: a couple of faint coffee stains at the top of the fore-edge which penetrate 1/16" into the outside edge of the text pages for the first twelve pages; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases to the covers. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a couple of minor cosmetic flaws. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9 x 6 x 0.5 inches). xi, 175 pages. Language: English. Weight: 9.5 ounces. Academic Press Paperback.

$9.41

La Salle and the Discovery of the Great West.

By Francis Parkman.

New York, NY New American Library: Signet Books, 1963. Paperback First Edition Thus (1962), so stated. First Edition Thus (1962), so stated. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to extremities; the mildest rubbing to the panels; faint toning to the white background field of the backstrip and rear panel; a 100-page section mid-text that is somewhat tanned at the outside edge, perhaps due to a different quality of paper employed in production; the price has been neatly blocked out at the top of the front panel. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases to the covers. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing very mild wear and minor unobtrusive flaws. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Small 12mo. (7.1 x 4.25 x 0.6 inches). xxviii, 352 pages. Index. Language: English. Weight: 7 ounces. Mass Market Paperback.

$15.68

The War with Mexico.

By Horatio O. Ladd.

New York, NY Dodd, Mead and Company, 1883. Hardcover First Edition (1883), so stated in accordance with Dodd, Mead's customary practice. First Edition (1883), so stated in accordance with Dodd, Mead's customary practice. Very Good: shows light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to the panels; some faint smudging to the panels; a small patch of pencil scribble at the upper fore-edge. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A lightly-used copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor cosmetic flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.5 x 5.415 x 1.25 inches). 328 pages. Crimson cloth over boards with gilt titles at the front panel and gilt titles and designs at the backstrip. Top Edge Gilt. Language: English. Weight: 20.2 ounces. Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'. The Mexican–American War, also known as the Mexican War in the United States and in Mexico as the American intervention in Mexico, was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States (Mexico) from 1846 to 1848. It followed in the wake of the 1845 American annexation of the independent Republic of Texas, which Mexico still considered its northeastern province and a part of its territory after its de facto secession in the 1836 Texas Revolution a decade earlier.

$19.60

What Washington Said: Administration Rhetoric and the Vietnam War, 1949-69.
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What Washington Said: Administration Rhetoric and the Vietnam War, 1949-69.

By F. M. Kail .

New York, NY Harper and Row: Torchbooks, 1973. Paperback First Edition Thus [1973], so stated. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to extremities, but there is a thin, short and faint oil-like stain at the upper outside edge of the front panel, which also shows a faint crease at the corner; a tiny scuff at the top of the front hinge; mildest rubbing and the white background field of the wrapper covers show the faintest toning. The binding square and secure; text clean. Free of any creases. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing very mild wear and a couple of minor flaws. No longer pristine, but remains very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.3 x 0.65 inches). xv., 248pp. Foreward by Harold D. Lasswell. Language: English. Weight: 9 ounces. First Edition Thus [1973], so stated. Trade Paperback.

$49.00

The Crucial Decade - And After: America, 1945-1960.

By Eric F. Goldman.

New York, NY Random House: Vintage, 1960. Paperback First Edition Thus (1960); unstated. Enlarged Edition. First published in hardcover in 1956. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: slight spine lean; light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to the wrapper covers; the text pages have tanned somewhat, due to aging; a couple of faint creases at the backstrip, which shows the faintest sunning to the crimson backstrip; the binding is secure; the text is clean. No longer 'As New', but remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A lightly used copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing a little wear and a few minor flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7.25 x 4.35 x 0.8 inches). viii, 349 pages + a nineteen page Index. Language: English. Weight: 9 ounces. First Edition Thus (1960); unstated. Enlarged Edition. First published in hardcover in 1956. Mass Market Paperback.

$5.29

Rendezvous with Destiny: A History of Modern American Reform.

By Eric F. Goldman.

New York, NY Random House: Vintage, 1956. Paperback First Edition Thus (1956); Fourth Printing (1959). Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: mild rubbing to the wrapper covers, which show some toning around the outside edges and to the backstrip and scant, faint soiling; a faint crease at the lower corner of the rear panel; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A lightly used copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing a little wear and a few minor flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7.25 x 4.35 x 0.9 inches). ix, 372 pages + a thirty-one page Index. Language: English. Weight: 10.6 ounces. First Edition Thus (1956); Fourth Printing (1959). Vintage K-31. Enlarged Edition. Mass Market Paperback.

$3.53

Red River to Chattahoochee: Another Grand Design (The Civil War: A Narrative, Volume 7).

By Shelby Foote.

New York, NY Random House, 2005. Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine DJ: Book shows indications of careful use: shows ever so slight spine lean; mild bumping to the upper corners of the panels; else flawless; the binding is secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing only a couple of very minor flaws. Very close to 'As New'. The DJ shows only the mildest rubbing to the upper corners; unclipped. Overall, remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.5 x 6.75 x 1.75 inches). 441 pages. Endpaper Maps. Illustrated with maps interspersed through the text. Language: English. This may be a remainder, as there is no price on the DJ. The copyright page shows a full number line, which would suggest that this is a first printing, but also states that the book was previously published in a slightly different form under a slightly different title. Hardback with DJ.

$5.29

American Dynasty: Aristocracy, Fortune, and the Politics of Deceit in the House of Bush.
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American Dynasty: Aristocracy, Fortune, and the Politics of Deceit in the House of Bush.

By Kevin Phillips.

New York, NY Penguin Group: Penguin Books , 2004. Paperback First Edition Thus [2004]; First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition Thus [2004]; First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Good in Wraps: shows slight spine lean; just a hint of wear to the extremities; the text pages show slight tanning, due to aging, and several pages are dog-eared; the binding is secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing only the mildest wear and a couple of flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.4 x 5.5 x 1 inches). xiv, 397 pages. Language: English. Weight: 14 ounces. Trade Paperback.

$4.70

The American Lyceum: Town Meeting of the Mind.

By Carl Bode.

Carbondale, IL Southern Illinois University Press: Arcturus Books, 1968. Paperback First Edition Thus (1968), not directly stated, but implied. First published in 1956. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: moderate wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to wrapper covers; an area along the front hinge is lightly sunned, but the titles at the front face are not involved; the titles at the backstrip are perhaps mildly sunned as well - it's hard to tell; faint toning around the edge of the rear panel; a single crease top to bottom of the backstrip; the binding shows the slightest lean, while remaining perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing several minor flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 4.85 x 0.75 inches). xii, 275 pages. Sewn Binding. Language: English. Weight: 9 ounces. First Edition Thus (1968), not directly stated, but implied. First published in 1956. University Press Paperback.

$19.60

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