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Living Faith

Living Faith

by Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter was the thirty-ninth President of the United States. He is the author of ten previous books, including the national bestseller Always a Reckoning. He lives in Plains, Georgia, with his wife, Rosalynn.
The Only Way I Know

The Only Way I Know

by Jr And Mike Bryan Cal Ripken

The Mortal Presidency

The Mortal Presidency

by Robert E Gilbert

White House Diary

White House Diary

by Jimmy Carter

From the Wings

From the Wings

by Thelma Cazalet-Keir

Lincoln In Marble and Bronze

Lincoln In Marble and Bronze

by F Lauriston Bullard

Sir Charles Lowe

Sir Charles Lowe

by Newman Rosenthal

Pinochet

Pinochet

by Hugh O'shaughnessy

Beginning Gliding

Beginning Gliding

by Derek Piggott

Lionel Murphy

Lionel Murphy

by Hocking Jenny

Fifty Years Of Parliament

Fifty Years Of Parliament

by The Earl Of Oxford and Asquith

Salmon Portland Chase

Salmon Portland Chase

by Albert Bushnell Hart

A Memoir

A Memoir

by Charles Booth

Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton

by Henry Cabot Lodge

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I Had a Hammer

by Hank Aaron With Lonnie Wheeler

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Through the Eyes Of the Enemy

by Stanislav and Ira Winkler Lunev

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Billie Jean King

by Billie Jean With Johnette Howard And Maryanne Vollers KING

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Los úLtimos DíAs De Eva

by Nelson Castro

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We'Ll Never Be Young Again

by Chuck; Wilson, Irv With Spencer Green Fries

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Joe Namath

by Joe With Sean Mortimer And Don Yaeger NAMATH

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Honest John Adams

by Gilbert Chinard

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Kurt Thomas On Gymnastics

by Kurt and Hannon, Kent Thomas

Sports Biography Books & Ephemera

Ox Against the Storm

Ox Against the Storm

by Strong, Kenneth

s. l.: University British Columbia Press, 1977. Hardcover. Very Good/very good +. 8vo. xviii, [2], 232 pp. Bound in black boards, in black dust jacket printed in white, orange, and green. Black and white illustrations. Includes bibliography. Very Good, previous owner's name in ink to front free endpaper, stain to fore edge, , internally clean, bumping and wear to extremities of binding, in Very Good+ dust jacket with overall shelf wear and scuffing.
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$35.00
The Lives of Margaret Fuller

The Lives of Margaret Fuller

by Matteson, John

New York: W. W Norton & Company, 2012. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. 8vo. xvi, [2], 510 pp. Bound in half red over mustard boards in cream and red dust jacket. Black and white frontispiece portrait of Fuller and several black and white photographs in text. Fine, bright, clean copy in Fine dust jacket.
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$25.00
Play Baseball The Ripken Way.

Play Baseball The Ripken Way.

by RIPKEN, Jr., Cal and Bill Ripken with Larry Burke

New York: Random House, 2004. Signed by Cal Ripken, Jr. and Bill Ripken on the half-title page. First edition / First printing. Blue paper spine, red paper-covered boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket with promotional postcard and bookmark laid in. Baseball's "Iron Man." Hall of Famer first ballot inductee. Cal Ripken holds the all time record for consecutive games played at 2,632. 19 time All-Star. Two time American League MVP. Winner of two Gold Glove Awards.
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$75.00
Politics and Progress : Renewing Democracy and Civil Society

Politics and Progress : Renewing Democracy and Civil Society

by Blunkett, David

London: Politico's Publishing, 2001. No marks or inscriptions. Tiny crease to upper corner of front cover, none to rear or to spine. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. 170pp. David Blunkett's agenda for political and social renewal. From the Personal Library of the late Emeritus Professor Peter Townsend of Bristol University and the London School of Economics, Founding Professor of the University of Essex and founder of the Child Poverty... Read more about this item
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$6.35
Comrade J

Comrade J

by Earley, Pete

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2007. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 8vo. [12], 340 pp. Bound in quarter black over gray boards in illustrated dust jacket. Black and white photographs. Very Good+, spine slightly cocked otherwise clean and sound in Very Good+ dust jacket with light wear to extremities.
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$12.00
Florence Kelley and the Nation's Work

Florence Kelley and the Nation's Work

by Sklar, Kathryn Kish

New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1995. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. xviii, 436, [2] pp. Bound in illustrated wrappers. Black and white frontispiece portrait and black and white illustrations throughout. Very Good, light soiling to edges of text block, light curling to extremities of wrappers and a few pages, internally clean. Sound copy.
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$15.00
Signed Memorandum attached to Pamphlet: Foreign Trade Commerce Study: Trade with the Sino-Soviet Bloc.

Signed Memorandum attached to Pamphlet: Foreign Trade Commerce Study: Trade with the Sino-Soviet Bloc.

by MAGNUSON, Warren

Washington DC: U.S. Goverment Printing Office 1960. Signed in the Senator's large florid script: I thought you would be interested in this Warren G Magnuson USS. First edition / First printing. Printed white stapled wrappers. Very good. Senator Magnuson was Chair of the Commerce Committee from 1955-1977. He Served as U.S. Senator from Washington State from 1944 to 1981.
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$35.00
This Side of Glory

This Side of Glory

by Hilliard, David ; Cole, Lewis

Boston: Little, Brown & Co., [1993]. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good +. 8vo. xii, [2], 450 pp. Bound in quarter red over black boards, in illustrated dust jacket. Black and white photographs. First Edition stated and full number line present on copyright page. Near Fine, in Very Good+ dust jacket with light scuffing and shelf wear.
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$35.00
Wellington : The Iron Duke

Wellington : The Iron Duke

by Holmes, Richard

London: HarperCollins Publishers/BBC, 1995. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with unmarked black cloth boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn or creased with very minor rubbing to upper edge. 324pp. A biography, both on and off the battlefield if Britain's greatest-ever soldier. Illustrated.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 9.5 x 6.25 inches.
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$10.90
Joseph E. Davis:   Pioneer Patriarch

Joseph E. Davis: Pioneer Patriarch

by Hermann, Janet Sharp

Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1991. First Printing. Hardcover. 087805488x . Index, notes, several pages of photos. Mustard cloth binding. A biography of Confederate President Jefferson Davis' elder brother, who served as the family patriarch and as a presidential adviser. It details his life growing up in the Georgia, Kentucky and Mississippi frontiers and then starting a career as a lawyer and plantation owner. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall;... Read more about this item
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$15.00
Rabin Memoirs, The

Rabin Memoirs, The

by Rabin, Yitzhak

Boston: Little, Brown and Company BOOK: Corners, Spine, Boards Bumped; Light Shelf Rub to Boards; Spine Slightly Cocked; Edges Moderately Soiled; Slight Yellowing Due to Age. DUST JACKET: Lightly Creased; Lightly Chipped; Moderate Yellowing Due to Age; In Archival Quality Jacket Cover. DESIGNED BY: Janis Capone. PHOTOGRAPH: Leonard Freed--Magnum. JACKET DESIGN BY: John Renfer. CONTENTS: Photographs follow page 184; Author's Note; 1 Childhood and Soldiering 2 The War of Independence 3... Read more about this item
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$28.16
Churchill : The Rise to Failure 1874-1915

Churchill : The Rise to Failure 1874-1915

by Morgan, Ted

London: Triad/Panther Books, 1984. No marks or inscriptions. Minor creasing to covers, faint crease to arched spine. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. 672pp. Biography of the early years of Winston Churchill as his career seemed doomed to failure.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 7.75 x 5 inches.
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$8.02
Grandpappa Jefferson:  Jefferson and His Grandchildren At Monticello

Grandpappa Jefferson: Jefferson and His Grandchildren At Monticello

by Cox, Nana Lampton

NY: Vantage Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, price inked on top corner of . front free endpaper, jacket lightly soiled and tattered.. 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. 0533007291 . A fictionalized story of two of Thomas Jefferson's granddaughters, Anne and Ellen, aged 13 and 11, and the time they spent visiting with the President at his beloved Monticello on one of his breaks from the White House in 1804. Pen and ink illustrations by the author throughout. Signed by the author... Read more about this item
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$20.00
Sadie Brower Neakok

Sadie Brower Neakok

by Blackman, Margaret B

Seattle: University of Washington Press, [1992]. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. xviii, 274 pp. Bound in black and white wrappers. Black and white photographs. Very Good+, light wear to extremities of wrappers.
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$15.00
Ain't Gonna Study War No More

Ain't Gonna Study War No More

by Milton Meltzer

NY, Harper & Row, 1985, 3rd . Hardcover . VG+/VG+. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. DJ in in new Brodart protecter.
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$15.00
Susette La Flesche

Susette La Flesche

by Crary, Margaret

New York: Hawthorn Books, 1973. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good +. 8vo. [6], 178 pp. Bound in full dark brown cloth in dark brown dust jacket. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Very Good+, light foxing to endpapers, light soiling to top edge, otherwise tight, clean copy, in Very Good+ with light rubbing and wear to extremities.
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$20.00
China Diary: Senator and Mrs. Magnuson's Journey to the People's Republic of China

China Diary: Senator and Mrs. Magnuson's Journey to the People's Republic of China

by Jermaine Magnuson

N/A, N/A, 1974? . Hardcover . VG/none. SIGNED/INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. Limited edition, numbered 16 of 100. Bit of soiling.
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$40.00
White House Diary.

White House Diary.

by CARTER, Jimmy

New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2010. Signed by Jimmy Carter on the title page. First edition / First printing. Navy paper spine, navy paper-covered boards. Fine in fine dust jacket.
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$245.00
Bonnie Prince Charlie

Bonnie Prince Charlie

by Maclean, Fitzroy

London: Guild Publishing, 1988. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, slight bump to top of spine and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn with very light creasing to upper front edge. 386pp. An authoritative biography of Bonnie Prince Charlie which throws new light on the life of this legendary figure. Illustrated.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 9.5 x 6.5 inches.
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$6.35
With Trotsky in Exile

With Trotsky in Exile

by van Heijenoort, Jan

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1978. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good +. 8vo. x, [2], 164 pp. Bound in full black cloth, in tan dust jacket printed in black. Black and white illustrations. Very Good+, small white stain to lower edge of front cover, otherwise clean and crisp, in Very Good+ dust jacket with a few small tears and wear to extremities.
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$45.00
All The Best, George Bush: My Life in Letters and Other Writings

All The Best, George Bush: My Life in Letters and Other Writings

by George H. W. Bush

Book and Dust Jacket very Good. Dust Jacket has stock number taped to spine. Signed by Author George Bush. Also included is Statement of signature authenticity from US Department of Justice Secretary Pool on official note head. 640 Pages includes index.George Bush has openly shared his private thoughts in his correspondence throughout his life. Fortunately, since the former president does not plan to write his autobiography, this collection of letters, diary entries, and memos, with his accompanying... Read more about this item
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$450.00
Lost Crusader

Lost Crusader

by Prados, John

New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 8vo. xviii, [2], 380 pp. Bound in quarter black cloth over tan boards in illustrated dust jacket. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Very Good, light soiling to edges of text block, rubbing to extremities, smudge to front pastedown and facing flyleaf, in Very Good dust jacket with light wear to extremities.
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$20.00
Crossing Borders

Crossing Borders

by Menchu, Rigoberta

New York: Verso, [1998]. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 8vo. xii, 242 pp. Bound in full red cloth, stamped in gilt and black on cover and spine, deckle edge, in illustrated dust jacket. Black and white map. Includes glossary, list of family members, and index. Translated and edited by Ann Wright. Very Good, fading and rubbing to extremities, internally clean, in Very Good dust jacket with wear to extremities.
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$20.00
Mrs. Nicholas Longworth Nee Roosevelt

Mrs. Nicholas Longworth Nee Roosevelt

by Johnston, Frances B

Mrs. Nicholas Longworth Nee Roosevelt February 18, 1906, Supplement to the Boston Sunday Post. This beautiful sepia tone 8 x 14 inch lithograph, is a portrait of Alice Roosevelt originally taken in 1903, by Frances B. Johnston. Printed by the American Lithographing Co. commemorating the social event of the season, her wedding was attended by thousands, with thousands more showing up to get a glimpse of the bride.Alice was the eldest daughter of President Teddy Roosevelt. She married Nicholas Longworth... Read more about this item
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$15.00
Thatcher and Sons: A Revolution in Three Acts

Thatcher and Sons: A Revolution in Three Acts

by Simon Jenkins

London: Allen Lane, 2006. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, minor bump to top of spine and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn with light creasing to upper edge. 375pp. This account describes the continuation of Margaret Thatcher's political legacy under John Major, Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, even though the last two were supposedly left-leaning politicians.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 9.5 x 6.25 inches.
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$10.58