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The Paul Perlin Collection of Presidential Campaign Memorabilia (auction catalog)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Sotheby's: 1991

Seller ID: 243890V


Very nice, clean catalog, oversized at 8-1/2"x10-1/2". Colorful glossy pictorial cover. Auction held Thursday, December, 12, 1991 in NYC. Illustrated lavishly in both black and white and full color. Color photos are full page and contain many items. Not a bill of sale, but rather an informational book about the items and their history. View more info

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The NAACP Ohio State Conference Convention 1974 Akron, Ohio Program (Charles Rangel cover)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NAACP: 1974

Seller ID: 21034A


Very nice, clean, tightly bound program -- tan cover with sepia photograph of then Congressman Charles Rangel on cover. Published for Ohio state NAACP conference at the Cascade Holiday Inn in Akron, Ohio October 4-6,1974 at which Rangel was welcomed. Local advertising, plus transcript of speech given by William McMillan, then president of the Akron NAACP. Also much information on discrimination in city jobs in Akron and resolutions concerning both that and schools. Meas... View more info

Bok! The 9.11 Crisis in Political Cartoons

By: Bok, Chip

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio, U.S.A., Univ of Akron Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20897


Crisp, beautiful book which appears unread. No wear, no tears or chips, no names or writing -- pristine. Dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. Drawn and written by Chip Bok, staff editiorial cartoonist for the Akron Beacon Journal. View more info

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Politics & the Ethiopian Famine 1984-1985 (Cultural Survival Report)

By: Bonnie K. Holcomb Jason W. Clay

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Trenton, New Jersey, The Red Sea Press: 1986

Seller ID: 27278


Crisp, as new book, bright and clean.. Appears unread. Only defecs are to jacket -- a small indentation to cover on front which does not result in a tear or in loss of color and a vert smll tear to top and bottom fold of front endflap. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar. Book is pristine. Contents consist of a report by Cultural Survival, the first such independent investigation into the conditions of resettlement. Many anecdotes from the refugees themselves and thei... View more info

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Lyndon B. Johnson and American Liberalism: A Brief Biography with Documents (Bedford Cultural Editions Series)

By: Bruce J. Schulman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bostonand New York, Bedford/St. Martin's: 2007

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 23632


Very nice clean book with no crease to spine and no names or writing,. Pages and page edges are pristine and cover corners are sharp.. The only fault is a superficial crease near spine at back cover which does not show on the reverse side. Book measures 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" and has 299 pages which reveal much information about the "fascinating and enigmatic president", plus a look at American liberalism throughout the 20th century. View more info

Nomadic Empires: From Mongolia to the Danube

By: Chaliand, Gerard

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Somerset, NJ, Transaction Publishers,U.S.: 2006

Seller ID: 15180B


Crisp, BRAND NEW copy of a recent title still in original publisher's shrinkwrap. A concise, but focused, survey of the 2000 year military history and geopolitical phenomenon that was the Mongol Empire of Ghengis-Khan and his heirs. Discusess the topic from four perspectives: the early nomaic populations of Eurasia and their complex relationships with settlers; the military fronts of the Altaic Nomads; the great nomad conquerors; and the revenge of the sedentary peoples. View more info

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The Antecedents of Nazism: Weimar The Political Papers of Walter Landauer

By: Clark, Hugh;Bergmann, Peter;Elias, Julius A.;Bergman, Peter;Elias, Julius;Landauer, Walter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.A., Connecticut Academy of Arts: 2000

Seller ID: 24737


Crisp, clean book with no spine crease, no cover lift and no names or writing. Text is taken from the political paper sof Walter Landau spanning 1919-1929. Lengthy text is sparsely illustrated. View more info

Image for Ireland & Europe: In Times of World Change : Humbert International School Chronicle and Drectory 1987-2002

Ireland & Europe: In Times of World Change : Humbert International School Chronicle and Drectory 1987-2002

By: Cooney, John; McGarry, Tony

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Humbert International School Publication: 2002

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 27455


Crisp clean book with just a tiny wear spot to tip of upper front corner. Tightly bound with clean pages and page edges. Dustjacket is also nc ice with no tears or chips and will arrive in brand new mylar. Measures 6-1/4" x 10-1/4" and has 378 pages. Book is SIGNED and inscribed on title page by author, John Cooney, thus, "To -------, To introduce you to Humbertland. and to recall our day in ?, Dublin. John, Cooney, Saturday May 26, 2006."Book is illustra... View more info

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Advise and Consent

By: Drury, Allen

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1977

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 25750


Very handsome book -- brown leather binding with much gilt ornamentation to boards as well as to spine. All three edges gilded, beautiful matching moire endpapers and bound-in satin ribbon marker. Four raised bands on spine and very clean, tightly bound pages with no names or writing. SIGNED by Drury and protected by tissue guard on second blank pager after front free endpaper .An important novel with a political theme that defied expectations and won the Pulitzer Pri... View more info

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County Parks; A Study of County Parks in the United States

By: Dunn, Dr. Diana R. (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., McGreath Publishing Company; National Recreation and Park Association: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 27559DH


Book was originally published in 1930 and reprinted here in 1976, but is once again out of print and hard to find,.Yellow boards are clean and unbumped, there are no names or writing, and pages and page edges are pristine.There is no dustjacket, but it may be that it never had one. Book measures 7" x 10" and has 150 pages including index. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Topics include county park development, legislation, finances, estab... View more info

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How Chiefs Come to Power: The Political Economy in Prehistory

By: Earle, Timothy K.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Stanford Univ Press: 1997

Seller ID: 24999


Crisp as new book. No spine crease, no names or writing, and pages and page edges immaculate. Based on extensive research conducted by the author on Denmark during the Neolithic and Early Bronze Ages (2300-1300 B.C.); the high Andres of Peru from the early chiefdoms through the Inca conquest (A.D. 500-1534; and Hawaii from early in its settlement to its incorporation in the world economy. (A.D. 800-1824). 250 pages. Illustrated. Indexed. View more info

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U.S. Contract Mail Routes By Water (Star Routes 1824-1875)

By: Feldman, Hugh V.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, The Collectors' Club of Chicago: 2008

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 27678


BRAND NEW book still in original shrinkwrap. Book bills itself as "A history of the U.S. Post Office Department's contracts made with independent contractors for the carriage of the mail by water within the United States of America from the inception of such contracts in 1824 to 1875. " Measures 8-1/2" x 11-1/4" and has 396 pages including index and back matter. Photos of pages are from an earlier copy I had which was not in shrink wrap. View more info

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Political Philosophy (Volume I, Volume II, Volume III)

By: Ferry, Luc

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 27576TB


Crisp, as new books, all three volumes are without fault. Pristine inside and out and dustjackets will arive in brand new mylar covers. No names or writing, no tears or chips. Subtitles to each are as follows: Vol. I Rights -- The New Quarrel between the Ancients and the Moderns; Vol. II The System of the Philosophies of History; and Vol. III From The Rights of Man to the Republican Idea. Volume III was co-authored by Franklin Philip. Books measure 6" x 9" and have a cu... View more info

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The Struggle for Modern Tibet: The Autobiography of Tashi Tsering

By: Goldstein, Melvyn; Siebenschuh; Tsering, Tashi

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Armonk, New York, M.E.Sharpe: 1997

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 27524


Book and jacket are crisp and clean with no defect of note. No tears or chips, no names or writing, no remainder mark, no creasing and dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Illustrated with photographs. Tells the story of Tashi Tsering, once a political prisoner doing hard labor in China,. Written with two professors at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, one head of the anthropology department and the other an English prof. Tsering is back in ... View more info

The Political Liberalism of the New York Nation 1865-1932

By: Grimes, Alan Pendleton

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, University of North Carolina Press: 1953

Seller ID: 18457


Very nice interior -- clean as a whistle and without fault. No names or writing. No spine crease either and book tightly bound. Faults are exterior only and include rubbing to edges of back cover and a thin line of light stain to front. Part of the James Sprunt Studies in History and Political Science series. A study of the publication The New York Nation and how it influenced thought with its consistency over a long period. At the time of writing the was a rather ground... View more info

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The Overland Mail 1849-1869 ; Promoter of Settlement, Precursor of Railroads

By: Hafen, Leroy R. Ph.D.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, The Arthur H. Clark Company: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27832


Very nice clean boiok with no real defect of note. Green boards are clean and unbumped and there are no names or writing. Gilt printing at spine is bright and shiny, as is the gilded top edge. Other edges are deckled. Pristine inside and out. Book measures 6-1/2" x 9-1/2" with 361 pages including index. among the many topics (see photo of contents) are these: the establishment of the U.S. Post Office; the Ocean Mail to the Pacific; Pioneer monthly mail to the inter-moun... View more info

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In the Trenches Volume 2: Selected Speeches and Writings of an American Jewish Activist 2000-2001

By: Harris, David A.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey, Ktav Pub Inc: 2003

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 23845


This is Volume Two of a set, each volume of which stands on its own. I also have volumes THREE and FIVE in fine condition. The book is pristine with no bumps to boards and no names or writing. The only defect is a very small repaired tear to the lower back edge of the pastedown. I almost missed it. The dustjacket hes no tears or chips, just one small crease on the back cover. The book covers post- September 11th, the violence, and the resurgence of anti-Semitism. The t... View more info

The Ladies' Home Journal June, 1896

By: Harrison, Benjamin; Stowe, Harriet Beecher; Riley, James Whitcomb

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Curtis Publishing Company: 1896

Seller ID: 28022


Beautifully kept magazine with a lovely cover touched with color. This is a particularly good issue, as there is an article about Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of the famous novel Uncle Tom's Cabin, in her 85th year. There's also a poem, Cassander, by James Whitcomb Riley and an article by the Honorable Benjamin Harrison titled This Country of Ours -- Pardoning Power and Impeachment. Theres a lot to read here and ideas for Egyptian embroidery designs, as well as an ar... View more info

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Ken Magazine July 14, 1938

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Ken Inc.: 1938

Edition: Volume I, No. 2

Seller ID: 27475YA


Amazingly nice magazine with very little wear and pristine pages. Oversized at 10" x 13 -1/4" and no mailind label. The magazine launched on April 7, 1938 by the founders of Esquire, but it lasted a scant two years with two issues a month. It was political and controversial, so much so that Ernest Hemingway stopped writing for it after 14 issues. Here he has a short article entitled Call For Greatness. The main story goes with the cover art, a piece about Dr. R... View more info

The Ten Commandments: A Handbook of Religious, Legal and Social Issues

By: Hester, Joseph P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina, U.S.A., McFarland & Co Inc Pub: 2003

Seller ID: 15332


Although an ex-lib, we did not realize this when purchasing as the only indication is one light stamp to top edge. No interior markings of any kind and no stickers or other exterior indications. Very clean and nice with just one tiny bump to bottom front edge. A timely topic which examines the religious, poltical, ethical and legal issues posed by the Ten Commandments. Part one offers a historical Judeo-Christian perspective, while part two zeroes in on contemporary cont... View more info