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THE LIVING PRESIDENCY

By: Hughes, Emmet John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Coward, McCann & Geoghegan: 1973

Order Number: 11333

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear & sunning to DJ ; Both this book and Laski's 'The American Presidency' (also available here) are indispensible to understanding the challenges of the office today. ; 8vo; 377 pages View more info

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BURL IVES' TALES OF AMERICA

By: Ives, Burl

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cleveland, World Publishing Company: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 11543

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Chipping & open tears to DJ. Wear to extremities. Slight dampstaining, not affecting text; Noted folksinger/actor/raconteur Burl Ives collects tales of an America that was. Stated first edition ; 8vo; 305 pages View more info

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THE WORLD ATLAS OF WINE

By: Johnson, Hugh & Robinson, Jancis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Octopus Publishing Group: 2007

Edition: Sixth Edition

Order Number: 14721

ISBN: 1845334140

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


wil; A detailed illustrated look at where the best wine grapes are grown worldwide; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 400 pages View more info

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IT SEEMS LIKE YESTERDAY

By: Kaltenborn, H. V.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1956

Order Number: 13065

Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket


DJ tattered, tape repaired and stained. Spotting to boards; INSCRIBED by author to front free endpaper. Photo montage laid in. Major events of the 20th century as reported by author Kaltenborn, whose career spanned sixty years ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 221 pages View more info

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FREEDOM FROM FEAR The American People in Depression and War 1929-1945

By: Kennedy, David M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16689

ISBN: 0-19-503834-7

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


; 8vo; 936 pages View more info

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ARDENT SPIRITS The Rise and Fall of Prohibition

By: Kobler, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1973

Order Number: 17530

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Very light chipping to DJ. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 386 pages View more info

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ARDENT SPIRITS The Rise and Fall of Prohibition

By: Kobler, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1973

Order Number: 15223

ISBN: 0-399-11209-x

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ browned with wear and chipping; The rise of the temperance movement, culminating in the prohibition of alcohol in America 1920-1933, which failed to work as advertised; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 386 pages View more info

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THE BONE HUNTERS

By: Lanham, Url

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18392

ISBN: 0-231-03152-1

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ tanned and with small open tears; The American Mediterranean and why there were Dinosaurs in Denver; 8vo; 285 pages View more info

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EARLY AMERICAN INNS AND TAVERNS

By: Lathrop, Elise

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Tudor Publishing Company: 1937

Order Number: 4180

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


White DJ a bit browned and with one closed tear. Spine a bit faded and with some rubbing to spine ends; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 365 pages View more info

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EARLY AMERICAN INNS AND TAVERNS

By: Lathrop, Elise

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride & Company: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17299

Condition: Very Good+


Very light soiling to front board ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 365 pages View more info

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AMERICA'S GRAND RESORT HOTELS

By: Limerick, Jeffrey & Ferguson, Nancy & Oliver, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon: 1979

Order Number: 9516

ISBN: 01-394-50107-1

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Wear and browning to price clipped DJ; Lots of pictures of the fancy playgrounds of the elite ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 303 pages View more info

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JOHN MARSH, PIONEER The Life Story of a Trail-Blazer on Six Frontiers

By: Lyman, George D.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chautauqua, Chautauqua Press: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 9350

Condition: Very Good+


Nice pictorial endpapers ; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 394 pages View more info

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THE DOMESTICATED AMERICANS

By: Lynes, Russell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 14048

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Wear & chipping to DJ ; Americans at home, a continuity of cussedness; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 308 pages View more info

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SEARCHING THE HEART Women, Men, and Romantic Love in Nineteenth-Century America

By: Lystra, Karen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10278

ISBN: 0-19-505817-8

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


INSCRIBED on front free endpaper by the American activist Betty Friedan; 8vo; 336 pages View more info

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CHARLES KINGSLEY'S AMERICAN NOTES Letters from a Lecture Tour 1874

By: Martin, Robert Bernard (Ed. )

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Library: 1958

Order Number: 4181

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Some glue residue from tape to endpapers and boards. Ex-lib with no markings except for one stamp on first blank page; Index; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 62 pages View more info

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THE AMAZING BOB DAVIS His Lost Vagabond Journey

By: Mathias, Fred S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green & Co.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 9616

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear to DJ extremities, especially top spine; New York Sun columnist Bob Davis and author Mathias take a trip through the American Southwest and Mexico. stated first edition. illustrations by the author; 8vo; 326 pages View more info

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O MY AMERICA! Notes on a Trip

By: Matthews, T. S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1962

Order Number: 13887

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear and one small open tear to DJ; Former Time magazine editor Matthews along with his wife, Martha Gellhorn, and her mother 'Omi,' tour the US after seven years' residence in England to get a fresh perspective on America. Stated first printing ; 8vo; 219 pages View more info

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THE AMERICAN MERCURY FEBRUARY 1924

By: Mencken, H. L. & Nathan, George Jean

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1924

Order Number: 14698

Condition: Very Good


Wear to extremities. Previous owner's name to front cover. Wraps detached but present; The second issue of the magazine, featuring the first publication of 'All God's Chillun Got Wings, by Eugene O'Neill. Consecutively paginated from month to month ; 8vo View more info

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"DEMOCRACY IS IN THE STREETS" From Port Huron to the Siege of Chicago

By: Miller, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16679

ISBN: 0-671-53056-9

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


A history of the 'New Left,' which contributed new ideas to the political dialogue in the US in the 1960s ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 431 pages View more info

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THE FABULOUS FORTIES 1840-1850 a Presentation of Private Life

By: Minnigerode, Meade

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Putnam: 1924

Order Number: 3402

Condition: Very Good


Lettering on spine faded. Binding not tight; Oh, those wild and wacky forties! Life in the 1840's as examined in the 1920's, which would be equivalent to studying the 1920's today; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 345 pages View more info

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BLUE HIGHWAYS A Journey Into America

By: Moon, William Least Heat [Trogdon, William]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1982

Edition: Book Club Edition

Order Number: 9351

ISBN: 0316353957

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to DJ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 469 pages View more info

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STUPID WHITE MEN

By: Moore, Michael

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15438

ISBN: 0-06-039245-2

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to DJ; INSCRIBED to half-title page by author. Author Moore details what he feels are the problems and possible remedies for American Rule By Stupid White Men; 8vo; 277 pages View more info

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MORFORD'S SHORT-TRIP GUIDE TO AMERICA United States and Dominion of Canada

By: Morford, Henry

Price: $246.73

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott & Co.: 1875

Edition: Fifth Edition

Order Number: 12127

Condition: Very Good+


Slight wear to extremities. Tape repair to folding map; Includes numerous contemporary ads ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 349 pages View more info

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THE GREAT REPUBLIC BY THE MASTER HISTORIANS [FOUR VOLUME SET]

By: Morris, Charles; Leigh, Oliver H. G. (Ed. )

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, The R. S. Belcher Co.: 1902

Order Number: 18153

Condition: Very Good+


Vol. III: 3 small discolorations to boards. Rear hinge weakening. Vol. IV: small spot on bottom spine; 8vo; 368, 364, 371, 361, xxxiv pages View more info

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NOT SO LONG AGO

By: Morris, Lloyd

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 6867

Condition: Very Good


Wear to extremities including small tear to gutter near top of spine. Binding not tight; A study of the origin and growth of the three most important inventions of the first part of the twentieth century--the radio, the moving picture, and the automobile. The universal influence of these three can hardly be overstated ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 504 pages View more info