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1 JOHN F. KENNEDY MEMORIAL EDITION: OFFICIAL INAUGURAL PROGRAM, JANUARY 20, 1961
Washington, DC Kennedy-Johnson Inaugural Committee Memorial Edition Cloth Good American President Size: Approx. 8 1/2 " x 11 1/4" Photographs 
"When John F. Kennedy was inaugurated on January 20, 1961, a heavy snow blanketed Washington, D. C. As a result, a number of copies of the Official Inauguration Book were left unsold. These books have been augmented by three special pictorial sections -- one on the inaugural ceremonies (including the memorable inaugural address); another on the death and state funeral of President Kennedy; and a third on the first 30 days in office of President Lyndon B. Johnson." This is Copy No. 351D of the Memorial Edition of the John F. Kennedy Inaugural Book, signed by E. H. Foley, General Chairman of the Inaugural Committee. Blue boards with embossed title and Presidential Seal on front cover, along with previous owner's name (Mr. Joseph E. Regan) embossed on lower front cover. Cover corners are bumped and rubbing to face. Main section of interior pages is pulling away from the spine, but still attached. Interior pages are browning with some minor stains, but text and images are not affected. Overall book in Good condition. 
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2 SCIENCE, December 11, 1885. Volume VI. No. 149
New York The Science Company 1885 Wraps Good+ Science Size: Approx. 7 1/2" x 10 1/4" Tables 
With Science Supplement. Some articles: "A National University"; "The Decay of the Obelisk"(in Central Park) by ARNOLD HAGUE; " The Meeting of the American Public Health Association" with diagram exhibiting the comparative mortality by absolute number of decedents from fifteen most important causes of death, in Rhode Island, during 25 years, from 1860 to 1884; "Telpherage"(in England) with 4 illustrations, under Astronomical Notes: "Two new comets" with table and "The Biela comet meteor-stream" with table. Articles by or about Famous Americans: in Letters to the Editor:E. J. JAMES "NEWCOMB's Political Economy"; and H. M. PAUL "The Biela comet meteor-stream". In Science Supplement: G. BROWN GOODE " Recent Challenger Monographs"(report of Challenger Expedition); "Heights in France"(of country's inhabitants) with map; and "Progress in Metallurgy". Tipped in one page: THREE NEW PORTRAITS OF WASHINGTON". Covers only 1/5 attached, but covers "intact". Slightly soiled. ex.mus. stamp on front cover. Slight chipping at edges. label residue covering up part of "title" contents. Some creasing. Overall covers are Good. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. Supplement is in VG condition. 
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3 SCIENCE, October 15, 1886. Volume VIII. No. 193
New York The Science Company 1886 Wraps Good Science Size: Approx. 7 1/4" x 10 1/4" Etchings 
Articles by Famous Americans in Letters to the Editor: J. E. OLIVER: Education and the cost of living; H. CARVILL LEWIS: The genesis of the diamond; WILLIAM NORTH RICE: The eccentricity theory of the glacial period; H. W. WILEY: Unexplained noises; and EDWARD S. HOLDEN: How astronomers may work. Other articles:"The mounting of Mungo"( African elephant) with 4 illustrations; " A few words about pavements"(Fifth Ave, New York) with 4 illustrations; and "Washington's signature" with 8 different "examples". ex.mus.numbers on front cover. mildly soiled. watermark at top corner of front/back cover -not inside. thin watermark at spine hinge. small chipping around bottom/side edges. Overall covers are Good. Interior is tight, clean and VG. 
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4 State of the Union Message By the President to a Joint Session of the Congress: The White House January 8, 1964 .(Lyndon B. Johnson)
1964 Paper Cover Very Good Speech Size: Approx. 6 1/2" x 9 1/2" 
Dark blue stiff paper covers with gilt to front cover with Presidential seal and "L.B.J." in gilt at base of front cover. Also "P.R". Laid in one page "stationary" sheet with Democratic National Committee letterhead. Addressed to Mr. Regan and signed my John M. Bailey, Chairman. Letter is a "token of thanks for what you have don in the past..." Corners slightly opened/curled? at side.16 pp. Frontispiece of L.B.J. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
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5 THE CENTURY ILLUSTRATED MONTHLY MAGAZINE: NOVEMBER 1884 TO APRIL 1885
New York The Century Co. 1885 Leather Good + Bound Magazine Size: Approx. 6 3/4" x 9 3/4" Plates 
Vol. XXIX, New Series Vol. VII. Six issues of The Century Magazine published into one bound copy. Features the first three chapters of Mark Twain's "An Adventure of Huckleberry Finn" before it was published; "The Battle of Shiloh" by U. S. Grant; "Phases of Legislation, State" by Theodore Roosevelt; "The Bostonians" by Henry James; "Winter Neighbors" by John Burroughs. 960 pp. Cloth/leather covers show signs of wear with front joint broken at top, rubbing to edges and corners bumped, with boards slightly exposed. Gold gilt lettering on spine. Marbled page edges. Front hinge slightly broken. Page edges are browning, but does not interfere with text. Overall the book is in Good + condition. 
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6 THOMAS JEFFERSON, APRIL 13 1743--APRIL 13 1943
Thomas Jefferson Bicentennial Commission Soft Cover Very Good+ Thomas Jefferson Size: Approx. 5 " x 8 " Photographs, Facsimiles 
Author of The Declaration of American Independence, Of the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom and Father of the University of Virginia. Issued Specially By the Thomas Jefferson Bicentennial Commission to Commemorate the 250th Anniversary of the birth of Thomas Jefferson. 35 pp. Softcover with portrait of Jefferson on the cover. Covers are VG+. Filled with photographs. 3 smudge marks on title page? otherwise the interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
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7 Adams, John Quincy MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING A REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER APPOINTED TO LAY OUT THE NATIONAL ROAD FROM ZANESVILLE, IN THE STATE OF OHIO, TO THE SEAT OF GOVERNMENT IN THE STATE OF MISSOURI
Washington Gales & Seaton 1829 Paperbound Very Good- U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Table 
Road from Zanesville, Ohio, to St. Louis, Missouri. 20th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Executive Doc. No. 113. February 7, 1829.--Referred to the Committee on Roads and Canals. 12 pp. Foldout table of expenses for the road. Uncut edge on table. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine. Creasing to spine edge. Browning and light foxing to document. Front lower corner is torn and missing. Last page has uncut edge and creased top corner, with extra paper exposed at top. Document in VG- condition. 
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8 Angle, Paul M. ed. THE LINCOLN READER
New Brunswick, NJ Rutgers University Press 1947 Hardcover Good No Jacket Abraham Lincoln Size: Approx. 6 " x 8 1/2" 
564 pp. with index. Reading copy. Covers show significant signs of wear and tear. Covers broken from spine, but still attached. Interior tight, clean and very good. 
Price: 1.00 USD
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9 Bayh, Birch ONE HEARTBEAT AWAY
Indianapolis Bobbs-Merrill Company 1968 First Printing Wraps Good No Jacket Political 8vo Fold-out Drawing, Photographs 
One Heartbeat Away is the intimate story of what Senator Bayh did to help protect the nation after the Kennedy assassination. As President Lyndon Johnson points out in his Foreword, the author had the nerve, the confidence, the drive and the perseverance to attempt what many senior legislators thought impossible. This book is not only the story of Senator Bayh's successful efforts, but a day-by-day account of how our democracy works. Front free endpaper has names of the Officers of the United States Senate; the verso lists the Members of the 89th Congress, and it folds open to a drawing of The Senate Chamber and where the Congressmen sat. 372 pp. Appendix, Texts, and Index. Worn at gutters with a tear on spine ends. Interior is Very Good. 
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10 Beilenson, Nick (ed.) THOMAS JEFFERSON: HIS LIFE AND WORDS
White Plains, New York The Peter Pauper Press 1986 0-88088-347-2 / 9780880883474 Hard Cover Very Good Good+ American President Size: Approx. 4 1/2" x 7 1/2" Rachael A. Peden 
"In this slim book, Thomas Jefferson speaks for himself, in words that have retained their force, eloquence, and relevance to the present day." Illustrated by Rachael A. Peden. 63 pp. Decorative paper covers. DJ is Good to Good+ with wear to edges and corners, edges are darkening, spine and joints are discolored, spine ends are worn and chipped. Cover corners and edges are lightly rubbed, spine ends and corners are worn with tears. Front hinge broken. Interior pages are clean. Book in VG condition. 
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11 Bill, Alfred Hoyt A HOUSE CALLED MORVEN: ITS ROLE IN AMERICAN HISTORY, 1701-1954
Princeton, New Jersey Princeton University Press 1954 Hard Cover Good- No Jacket New Jersey Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 3/4" Photographs Signed by Author
In collaboration with Walter E. Edge, with an essay on the architecture by George B. Tatum. "The traveler entering or leaving Princeton, New Jersey, by way of Stockton Street (Route U.S. 206) may easily miss seeing the fine colonial mansion that stands on the north side of the road two or three hundred yards to the west of that street with Nassau. ... But the mansion deserves much more than the slight glimpse that the passer-by can get of it." 206 pp. with index. Blue cloth covers with gilt title on spine. Missing DJ. Cover corners are rubbed, front lower corner has significant damage and is missing with tears to cloth, light scuffing to covers, spine ends are bent and worn. Cocked spine. Gift inscription by author on front free endpaper, and signed by author on title page. Interior pages clean. Book in Good- to Good condition. 
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12 Bulnes, Francisco THE WHOLE TRUTH ABOUT MEXICO: PRESIDENT WILSON'S RESPONSIBILITY
New York M. Bulnes Book Company 1916 Cloth Good Mexico Size: Approx. 5 " x 7 1/2" 
Authorized Translation by Dora Scott. "The Mexican revolution has a threefold aspect at present: that of a great social drama; of a wealthy international problem, and of a terrible socialistic experience for a people, whose starved, infuriated and overwrought element obtained a complete victory over the representative element in August, 1914." 395 pp. Black cloth cover with gilt title lettering on front and faded on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed and word, wear and scuffing to cover faces, back cover has soiling spots and tears to cloth, joints and spine is faded, spine ends are bent and fraying. Hole in back cover pierces through board and into several of the back pages. Cocked spine. Loose hinges and interior spine, one area where spine is broken in interior. Several interior pages have creasing to corners or edges of pages. Newspaper clipping between pages 192-93, stains to pages from the newspaper. Book in Good condition. 
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13 Congress HEARINGS BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON INDUSTRIAL ARTS AND EXPOSITIONS, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SIXTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION ON H. J. RES. 199, OBSERVANCE OF THE BICENTENNIAL OF THE BIRTHDAY OF GEORGE WASHINGTON
Washington Government Printing Office 1924 Paper Cover Good+ George Washington Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
Bicentennial of the Birthday of George Washington. April 21, 1924. 39 pp. Government document. Paper covers with staple binding. Front cover is wrinkled and creased, small pencil marks along edge, top corner bumped and creased throughout. Pages are tanned along edges, back cover is also slightly wrinkled. Interior is clean, no marks. Document in Good+ to VG- condition. 
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14 DR. SYNTAX, JR. (Kimber, S. Jr.) A NEW "SARTOR RESARTUS," BEING A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF A PAMPHLET ENTITLED "A REVIEW OF MR. SEWARD'S DIPLOMACY"
1862 Wraps Good- American History Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 8 3/4" Signed by Author
"This pamphlet has already been reviewed, and that not in the kindliest spirit. Its authorship is universally attributed to a prominent member of the Philadelphia Bar-who was charged with an important foreign mission, under the late administration, and who has ever since been supposed to enjoy the especial confidence of its Chief....It is no part of that duty to attempt any vindication, in this essay, of President Lincoln or Mr. Seward. They need none..." A humorous attack on William B. Reed's "A Review of Mr. Seward's Diplomacy." Kimber defends Seward and says that "Mr.Lincoln has saved his country; and he will occupy, in the temple of our Nation's history , a place so lofty that but one name shall be written above his". 24 pp. Missing back cover. 1 1/4" strip from upper spine missing and 1/4" from lower spine. 2/16"x 2/16" chip in lower front edge,leaving 2/16" tear on lower edge margins of text. Never near text. Penciled signature under title, "appears" to be Thomas Kimber Jr. Due to missing back cover, last page is mildly soiled.Exterior is Good-. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good. Sabin 37771 
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15 Eaves, Catherine HOW I TWICE ELOPED. An Indiana Idyll suggested by Abraham Lincoln; elaborated by Catherine Eaves. The only novelette ever sketched by Abraham Lincoln
Chicago The Viking Library 1901 Soft Cover Very Good Abraham Lincoln Size: Approx. 5 1/4" x 7 3/4" 
The Viking Library. Vol.I. No. 1. On Dedication Page: "With an apology to the shade of ABRAHAM LINCOLN for the transgression of descanting upon his INDIANA IDYLL, this dissertation is dedicated to the bright analyst of his character, HON. MURAT HALSTEAD, by the humble Author. Frontis illustration of Sig Coccia's celebrated Staute: Abraham Lincoln as a youth. Seven Chapters dealing with an "Analysis of Abraham Lincoln's character" with Synosis by Abraham Lincoln at the beginning of each chapter. Chapters include: Idyllic Life; Playmates; Love-sick; Knight-errantry; Elopement and Animal Instinct; Second Elopement and Common Horse-Sense; and Awakening. 88 pp. including Appendix. Illustrated front cover with portrait of Lincoln. Lettering in black and red. Mildly soiled, particularly along spine on both front and back, covers dirty to edges and on back. Spine with mild creases, spine ends are torn. Overall covers are Good+. Some browning along page edges. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good. 
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16 Harris, Richard JUSTICE: THE CRISIS OF LAW, ORDER, AND FREEDOM IN AMERICA
New York E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc. 1970 First Edition Cloth Very Good+ Good Law Size: Approx. 6 1/2" x 9 1/2" 
"...a brilliant and awesome examination of the policies and practices of the Republican candidate Richard M. Nixon during the 1968 campaign for the Presidency." 268 pages with index. Blue cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. DJ in Good condition with creases, chipping and small tears to corners and edges and spine tips, browning to interior. Cover corners and edges are rubbed, spine tips are bent. Uncut page edges. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG+ condition. 
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17 Harrison, Benjamin MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING LETTER OF SECRETARY OF STATE ACCOMPANIED BY CERTAIN CORRESPONDENCE IN REGARD TO THE SEIZURE OF THE SCHOONER REBECCA BY THE MEXICAN CUSTOMS AUTHORITIES AT TAMPICA IN FEBRUARY, 1884
Washington Government Printing Office 1890 Paperbound Good Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
51st Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives Ex. Doc. No. 328. Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, April 16, 1890. 52 pp. Disbound government document. Paper is brown from age. Silverfish holes along spine edge and top corner, but does not interfere with text. Small tear on the back page edge. Famous Americans include James G. Blaine, Department of State. Overall document in Good condition. 
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18 House of Representatives MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO THE TWO HOUSES OF CONGRESS AT THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE FIRST SESSION OF THE THIRTY-SIXTH CONGRESS
Washington George W. Bowman, Printer 1860 Cloth Good + U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9 1/4" 
Abridged in One Volume. 36th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. February 27, 1869.--Resolved, That there be printed, for the use of the House, twenty-five thousand copies of the Message of the President of the United States, with the Reports proper of the Heads of Departments and Chiefs of Bureaus connected therewith, omitting the statistical matters and details accompanying said reports. Resolved further, That there be printed in addition, for the use of the House, five thousand extra copies of the said message and accompanying documents. From President James Buchanan and accompanying documents. 542 pp. Brown cloth covers with blindstamped image of United States of America seal, flowers, vines and eagles. Spine has faded gilt lettering and blindstamp of U.S. House of Representatives seal. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges are rubbed with some board exposed in places. White scuff on front cover. Spine tips are completely removed. Interior pages are browning from age and has some foxing. Interior is tight. Book in Good+ condition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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19 House of Representatives MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TO THE TWO HOUSES OF CONGRESS, AT THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE FIRST SESSION OF THE THIRTY-SECOND CONGRESS: PART I
Washington A. Boyd Hamilton 1851 Cloth Good U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Figures 
32d Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 2. December 2, 1851. Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and fifteen thousand extra copies, with the accompanying documents, ordered to be printed. From President Millard Fillmore and accompanying documents. Brown cloth covers with blindstamp of E Pluribus Unum stamp and filigree, gilt lettering and U.S. House of Representatives stamp on spine. 469 pp. Cover corners are rubbed to boards and bumped, edges rubbed with areas of exposed boards, spine tips are bent and frayed. Rubbing and scuffing to cover faces causing discoloration. Hinges are loose showing string-tie binding. Browning and foxing throughout interior, otherwise interior is tight. Book in Good condition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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20 House of Representatives MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING A COPY OF TWO TREATIES BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND THE KING OF THE BELGIANS IN RELATION TO THE SCHELDT DUES, &c.
Washington Government Printing Office 1865 Paperbound Very Good- American History Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
Treaty with the King of the Belgians. 38th Congress. 2d Sess. House of Representatives. Ex. Doc. No. 19. January 9, 1865.--Referred to the Committee of Ways and Means and ordered to be printed. "Convention between the United States of America and His Majesty The King of the Belgians, dated at Brussels, May 20, 1863; Ratified March 6, 1864; Exchanged June 24, 1864; Proclaimed by the President (Abraham Lincoln) November 18, 1864." 11 pp. Written in both English and French. Several foxing spots, ink spot, otherwise document is Very Good-. Disbound, some pages loose, but intact. 
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