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The Rise of U. S. Grant

By: Conger, A. L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.:

Edition: First Edition / First Printing

Seller ID: 032471

Condition: Very Good


Copyright is 1931. 390 pages, plus large folding map. Book plate covering earlier inked name stamp on blank verso of front free end page. Volume would otherwise grade fine. Dust jacket shows chips over head of spine affecting lettering in "The Rise" of title. Jacket shows moisture stain over foot of spine, and rubbing over joints. Otherwise, jacket is bright and clean, and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

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The Warrior and the Priest: Woodrow Wilson and Theodore Roosevelt

By: Cooper, John Milton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press:

Seller ID: 036321

ISBN: 0674947517

Condition: Near Fine


Copyright is 1983. 442 pages. Slightly faded on spine. Otherwise a bright and clean copy. View more info

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The Story of Lincoln, for Children

By: Cravens, Frances

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Ill., Public School Publishing Company: 1900

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 034906

Condition: Fair+


117 pages. Blank front free end leaf has been neatly excised. Covers show smallish stains. A child's small enhancements on blank front paste down, and some penciled notes on last blank page. Volume remains tight and contents are otherwise clean View more info

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Humor and the Presidency

By: Ford, Gerald R.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: New York, Arbor House / Ultramarine Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 035191

ISBN: 0877959188

Condition: Fine


162 pages. Number 3 of a limited edition of 150 copies co-published by Arbor House and the Ultramarine Press. Of this limited edition of 150, only 12 were specially bound by Denis Gouey in full leather. View more info

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Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant (Two Volumes)

By: Grant, U. [Ulysses] S.

Price: $145.00

Publisher: New York, Charles L. Webster & Company:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037387

Condition: Good


First edition, published in 1885 and 1886. Full calf with red and black spine labels. Covers are rubbed and scuffed, and show a little wear at spine ends and corners. Spine labels are a little scuffed, though lettering remains clear. The joint of the bottom board at the spine of Volume I is broke most of its length, and spine cover is a little loose along that line. Both volumes remain tight with good hinges, and contents are clean with no markings, etc. Due to weight, additional charges may apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

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The Challenge to Liberty

By: Hoover, Herbert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1935

Edition: First Edition, Third Printing

Seller ID: 037401

Condition: Very Good


First published in 1934, this is the third printing of the following year. 212 pages. Inked name and date on blank front free end leaf. Light surface residue on same page where a note had been affixed. Volume is otherwise tight and clean. Dust jacket shows age toning, and scattered wear along edges. Jacket is clean and now in a clear Brodart protective sleeve. View more info

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Life of George Washington (Extra-Illustrated in Five Volumes)

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $7,500.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam & Co.: 1855

Seller ID: 036227

Condition: Very Good+


Number 21 of an edition of 110 extra-illustrated sets created by the publisher. Complete in five volumes published form 1855 to 1859. Each volume is fully bound in tan Moroccan leather with gilt lettering and decoration on spine, and along the edges both inside and out. Raised spine bands create six compartments. All edges of text are gilded. Marbled end leaves. Proceeding the table of contents, there is a page listing the added illustrations in each volume, with a total number of added plates being 127. Several of the added illustrations show offsetting onto adjacent pages, and there a... View more info

A White House Diary

By: Johnson, Lady Bird

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart And Winston: 1970

Edition: First Edition, Third Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 033053

Condition: Very Good


806 pages. Book plate signed by Lady Bird Johnson is affixed to verso of blank front free end page. Inked name at top of blank front free end page is partially erased. Volume and Jacket show a few slight scuffs and slight handling wear, though remain bright and clean. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

A White House Diary

By: Johnson, Lady Bird

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart And Winston: 1970

Edition: First Edition, Third Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 033108

Condition: Very Good+


806 pages. Book plate signed by Lady Bird Johnson affixed to front free end page. Previous owner's two inch circular blind stamp on title page. Fore edges show a few smudges. Dust jacket shows slight signs of handling. Jacket remains bright and clean, and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

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Profiles in Courage

By: Kennedy, John F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1961

Edition: Inaugural

Seller ID: 036217

Condition: Very Good


266 pages. Lower corners are a little bumped, and there is a bit of rubbing on the lower corner of the text block. Price clipped dust jacket shows a couple of closed tears, the worst being over the bottom cover. Jacket shows a little rubbing, though is generally bright and clean, and is now in a clear protective sleeve. View more info

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General Grant and His Campaigns

By: Larke, Julian K.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, J. C. Derby & N. C. Miller: 1864

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037435

Condition: Good


469 pages, plus 40 page appendix and ads. Blind and gold stamped cloth covers are rubbed and lightly soiled. There is light wear at spine ends, and corners are bumped. Penciled name on front paste down. Light general wear, though volume remains tight and intact. View more info

Letters from Lloyd Lewis: Showing Steps in the Research For His Biography of U. S. Grant

By: Lewis, Lloyd

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1950

Edition: First Edition / First Printing

Seller ID: 032544

Condition: Near Fine


83 pages. Head of spine is slightly bumped, and surrounding cloth is very slightly faded. View more info

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The Life of Theodore Roosevelt (Salesman's Sample Book)

By: Lewis, Wm. Draper

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Historical Book Company:

Seller ID: 034059

Condition: Good+


Copyright is 1919. Salesman's sample copy with excerpts from chapters, illustrations, and subscription pages. Covers show a few small blemishes and some light rubbing, but remain bright and generally clean with a nice circular paper portrait of Roosevelt. Volume remains tight and contents are very clean with no markings or subscriptions. View more info

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The Rise of Herbert Hoover

By: Liggett, Walter W.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The H. K. Fly Company:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037389

Condition: Good+


Copyright is 1932. 382 pages. Volume remains tight and clean, though shows light aging. The title on spine is a bit rubbed with some loss of lettering. Dust jacket shows rubbing, as well as chips and tears along edges. There is a dark rubbed vertical line over the spine. Dust jacket is now in a clear Brodart protective sleeve. View more info

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Career in Progressive Democracy

By: Lindley, Ernest

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036532

Condition: Good+


Copyright is 1931. 379 pages. Corners are lightly bumped and worn. There is a little light wear at spine ends. Non-author presentation inscription on blank front free end leaf. Volume remains tight and is otherwise very clean. View more info

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Andrew Johnson: President on Trail

By: Lomask, Milton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Cudahy: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036335

Condition: Near Fine


376 pages. Light age toning and a lightly bumped corner. Volume is otherwise Fine. Price clipped dust jacket shows light rubbing. Jacket is otherwise clean and is now protected in a clear sleeve. View more info

The Presidency: A Pictorial History of Presidential Elections from Washington to Truman

By: Lorant, Stefan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036342

Condition: Very Good+


775 pages. Overall a tight and fairly clean copy, showing only a little rubbing on lower edges. Jacket is rubbed and shows a couple of tears with a little loss of paper from lower edge over top cover. Due to weight, additional charges will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

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The First Lincoln Campaign

By: Luthin, Reinhard H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gloucester, MA, Peter Smith: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034907

Condition: Good+


Copyright is 1944. 328 pages. Top corners are bumped and a little worn. Old price sticker on front paste down, with some discoloration to adjacent blank front free end leaf. Overall a tight and otherwise clean copy. View more info

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Richard Nixon: A Political and Personal Portrait

By: Mazo, Earl

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers:

Inscription: Signed by the Subject

Seller ID: 033032

Condition: Very Good+


Copyright is 1959. 309 pages. Nixon's auto-pen inscription, on blank front free end page reads in full: "Best wishes from / Dick Nixon." Volume shows light rubbing along lower edges of boards, though is otherwise tight and clean. Dust jacket shows scattered small chips and some tears, though lettering remains intact. Jacket is clean, and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

Mr. President, Mr. President! My Fifty Years of Covering the White House

By: McClendon, Sarah

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, General Publishing Group:

Edition: First Edition / First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By the Author

Seller ID: 033616

ISBN: 1575440059

Condition: Fine


Copyright is 1996. 288 pages. Author's inscription on title page reads in full: "To ___ _____ ???????? / liked the President I liked most, / John / F. Kennedy, Sarah McClendon 20 ?? 97." Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info