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The Progressive Era: Primary Documents on Events from 1890 to 1914.
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The Progressive Era: Primary Documents on Events from 1890 to 1914.

By Elizabeth V. Burt.

Westport, CT Greenwood Press, 2004. Hardcover First Edition (2004), so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition (2004), so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Near Fine: shows only a small, seeming stray and unintentional yellow mark at the bottom edge (so we cannot rule out the possiblility that this is a remainder); the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a single unobtrusive cosmetic flaw. Bright and Clean. Corners sharp. Appears unused and unread. Very close to 'As New'. Still has that pleasant "new book" fragrance. NOT a Book-Club or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.5 x 6.4 x 1.25 inches). xvi, 382 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 10 ounces. Debating Historical Issues in the Media of the Time Series. Hardcover: Pictorial Laminate Boards.

$53.90

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 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

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

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

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

Rhetoric and Political Culture in Nineteenth-Century America.
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Rhetoric and Political Culture in Nineteenth-Century America.

By Thomas W. Benson, (Editor) .

East Lansing, MI Michigan State University Press, 1997. Hardcover First Edition (1997); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition (1997); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Near Fine in Very Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show only minute indications of use. The Book shows moderate spine lean, else flawless; the binding is perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, showing a single flaw. Very close to 'As New'. The DJ shows only the mildest rubbing to the panels; unclipped. Overall, very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.285 x 6.5 x 0.95 inches). xv, 200 pages. Language: English. Weight: 18.6 ounces. Rhetoric & Public Affairs Series. Hardback with DJ.

$19.60

The Cultural Pattern in American Politics: The First Century.
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The Cultural Pattern in American Politics: The First Century.

By Robert Kelley.

New York, NY Alfred A. Knopf: Borzoi Books, 1979. Paperback First Edition Thus (1979); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Neat, light, PENCIL UNDERLINING to about page 100. Else, Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: a crease near the lower corner of the front panel; just a touch of wear to the extremities; moderate rubbing to the wrapper covers; the pages have tanned slightly, due to aging; the binding remains square and secure. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing light wear - and of course the underlining. No longer 'As New', but remains a clean, sturdy, presentable reading copy. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.25 x 5.5 x 0.85 inches). xiv, 368 pages. Language: English. Weight: 13.9 ounces. First Edition Thus (1979); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Paperback.

$3.53

Lost Crusader: The Secret Wars of CIA Director William Colby.
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Lost Crusader: The Secret Wars of CIA Director William Colby.

By John Prados.

New York, NY Oxford University Press, 2003. Hardcover First Edition (2003); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition (2003); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Near Fine in Near Fine DJ: The Book is near flawless: shows only a barely discernible smudge at the bottom edge of the text block; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. Virtually 'As New'. The DJ shows only the mildest rubbing and a couple of tiny nicks to the outside edges; a hint of wear to the heel of the backstrip; price intact; mylar-protected. Shows a couple of small imperfections, but could easily pass as 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.5 x 6.5 x 1.35 inches). xvii, 380 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 11.1 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$9.41

A Child of Fortune: A Correspondent's Report on the Ratification of the U.S. Constitution & the Battle for the Bill of Rights .

By Jeffrey St John.

Ottawa, IL Jameson Books, 1991. Hardcover First Edition [1991]; First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition [1991]; First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Near Fine in Very Good+ DJ: The Book shows only minute indications of use: very mild shelving wear along the bottom edge of the boards; the top edge shows some faint flecks of foxing; a hint of crimping to the head of the backstrip; the is binding square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. Remains very close to 'As New'. The DJ shows light wear to the extremities, particularly at the head of the backstrip and the bottom of the front hinge; else only mild rubbing; the price is unclipped; mylar-protected. No longer 'As New', but remains close to it. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.95 x 1.55 inches). xxv, 392 pages. Foreward by Warren Burger. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 8.5 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$10.98

"Negro President": Jefferson and the Slave Power.
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"Negro President": Jefferson and the Slave Power.

By Garry Wills.

Boston, MA Houghton Mifflin: Mariner , 2005. Paperback First Edition Thus [2005]; First Printing indicated by a complete number line. First Edition Thus [2005]; First Printing indicated by a complete number line. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of a smudge to the upper fore-edge; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.85 x 5.05 x 0.8 inches). xviii, 274 pages. Weight: 10.6 ounces. Trade Paperback.

$14.70

The Wilson Era: Years of Peace (1910-1917).

By Josephus Daniels.

Chapel Hill, NC University of North Carolina Press, 1944. Hardcover First Edition, unstated, but the title page and copyright pages are congruent and no subsequent printings are noted, which would be in accordance with UNC's customary practice at the time of publication. . First Edition, unstated, but the title page and copyright pages are congruent and no subsequent printings are noted, which would be in accordance with UNC's customary practice at the time of publication. Very Good: shows light wear to extremities - a little heavier at the upper corner tips; mild overall rubbing; shows the slightest spine lean. The binding remains secure; the text is clean. Former owner's name and date at the upper corner of the front free endpaper. Despite moderate wear and minor flaws, remains a clean, sturdy, presentable copy with a clean text. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.5 x 6.7 x 1.75 inches). xvi, 615 pages. Liberally illustrated with black & white photographic illustrations and a fold-out letter to the author requesting him to serve as Secretary of the Navy. Weight: 2 pounds, 5.5 ounces. Blue buckram over boards with gilt titles and designs at the front panel and backstrip. Weight: 2 pounds, 5.5 ounces. Hardback: Lacks DJ.

$19.60

The Copperheads in the Middle West.

By Frank L. Klement.

Chicago, IL The University of Chicago Press: Phoenix Books, 1960. Hardcover First Edition [1960], so stated. First Edition [1960], so stated. Near Fine: shows only the most minute indications of use: very mild rubbing to the panels of the royal blue cloth-covered boards; the silver titles at the blackstrip are not bold and bright, but perhaps they never were, as the book shows no indication that they have been rubbed or dusted. The binding is square and secure; the text ist clean. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.7 x 5.7 x 1.1 inches). 341 pages. Sixteen page section of black and white illustrations. Weight: 1 pound, 5 ounces. Hardback: Lacks DJ. An examination of the role and place in history of Democratic critics of Lincoln, known as 'copperheads, who oppposed Lincoln's adminstration and its policies in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and other midwestern states.

$39.20

Aaron Burr: A Biography (Volume One).

By Samuel H. Wandell and Meade Minnigerode.

New York, NY G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1925. Hardcover First Edition [1925]; later printing. Good+: Shows moderate use. The Binding shows slight lean; light wear to the extremities; mild overall rubbing and a little rubbing to the gilt of the author's first name at the backstrip (the author's last name at the front panel is also rubbed - in neither case is the name illegible); faint area at the upper fore-edge. The binding remains secure; the text is clean. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses. notations, marks, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.5 x 6.5 x 1.65 inches). xxxiv, 324 pages. Illustrated with 64 duotone plates. Decorated Endpapers. Top Edge Gilt; Deckle Fore-Edge. Weight: 2 pounds, 7.6 ounces. First Edition [1925]; later printing. Hardback: Lacks DJ.

$14.70

Washington and His Neighbors.

By Charles W. Stetson.

Richmond, VA Garrett and Massie, 1956. Hardcover First Edition, unstated, in accordance with the publisher's customary practice. First Edition [1956], unstated, in accordance with the publisher's customary practice. Very Near Fine: shows only the most superficial rubbing to the lower extremities. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.25 x 6.4 x 1.2 inches). xii, 342 pages. Liberally illustrated with black & white photographic plates. Endpaper Maps. Blue cloth boards with peach quarter-cloth spine, gilt titles on spine and front cover. Weight: 1 pound, 11.5 ounces. Hardback: Lacks DJ.

$14.70

Ministers of Reform: The Progressives' Achievement in American Civilization, 1889-1920.

By Robert M. Crunden .

New York, NY Basic Books, 1982. Hardcover First Edition1982]; First Printing indicated. First Edition1982]; First Printing indicated. Fine in Near Fine DJ: The Book is flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. The DJ shows only sunning to the grey background field, which is faded to a bright aqua blue on the backstrip (the titles thereon remain unaffected: bold and clearly legible); the price is intact; mylar-protected. Virtually 'As New' in a near-perfect DJ. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.4 x 6.4 x 1 inches). 320 pages. Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds. Hardback with DJ.

$14.70

Anatomy Of A War: Vietnam, The United States, And The Modern Historical Experience.

By Gabriel Kolko.

New York, NY Random House: Pantheon Books, 1985. Paperback First Edition Thus [1985], so stated. First Edition Thus [1985], so stated. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: the spine shows barely discernible lean; light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to the wrapper covers; exposure to some sort of moisture has imparted a faint 'crinkliness' to the top edge of the text pages, but there is no dampstaining; the outside edges show a few flecks of foxing and some faint smudging; the binding remains secure; the text is clean. Shows some flaws, but remains structurally sound and tightly bound: a sturdy, presentable copy. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. xvi, 628 pages. Trade Paperback.

$14.70

As Orange Goes: Twelve California Families and the Future of American Politics.
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As Orange Goes: Twelve California Families and the Future of American Politics.

By Karl A. Lamb .

New York, NY W.W. Norton & Company, 1974. Paperback First Edition Thus [1974]; First Printing indicated. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. First Edition Thus [1974]; First Printing indicated. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: just a touch of wear to the extremities; the mildest rubbing to the wrapper covers; a faint crease at the backstrip, which shows light sunning to the orange titles; they are somewhat blanched, but remain clearly legible; the binding leans very slightly, but remains perfectly secure; else flawless; the text is clean. Not perfect, but remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. xiii, 322 pages. Trade Paperback. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR.

$24.50

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