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MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, Transmitting A Letter from Mrs. Madison in Relation to the Publications of Mr. Madison's Notes of the Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of 1787

By: Jackson, Andrew

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1836

Seller ID: 003530

Condition: Very Good


Doc. No. 8., 24th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives. Andrew Jackson, President states "I transmit herewith to Congress copies of my correspondence with Mrs. Madison...on the decease of her venerated husband. The occasion seems to be appropriate to present a letter from her on the subject of the publication of a work of great political interest and ability..." Includes text of two letters from D.P. Madison to the President of the United States. One le... View more info

ANDREW JACKSON: THE BORDER CAPTAIN

By: James, Marquis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The Literary Guild: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Gift Inscription By Author

Seller ID: 006565

Condition: Good+ to Very Good-


461 pp. Black cloth covers with embossed signature of Jackson's on front and faded gilt lettering on spine. Missing DJ. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges rubbed, scuffing to cover faces, spine discolored, spine ends are bent and starting to fray. Pages edges dirty. Maps on endpapers. Gift inscription by author "With pleasure for William Maloney, Marquis James, May 10 '33". Front hinge broken. Interior tight and clean. Book in Good+ to VG- condition. View more info

THE RIGHT AND THE POWER, The Prosecution of Watergate

By: Jaworski, Leon with Dick Schneider

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Reader's Digest Press: 1976

Seller ID: 000790

ISBN: 0-88349-102-8

Condition: Very Good


Written by the Special Prosecutor regarding Watergate. He only had THE RIGHT AND THE POWER to bring the White House to justice. In this book, the author explains and documents, for the first time, the details of the behind-the-scenes struggles for the White House tape recordings, the release of which culminated in a historic Supreme Court decision and the resignation of President Richard Nixon. 305 pp. Dust jacket mylar protected. Appendices, Index.305 pp. ex-library m... View more info

MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT: A BILL FOR ADMISSION OF THE STATE OF NEBRASKA INTO THE UNION 1867

By: Johnson, Andrew

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1867

Seller ID: 005024

Condition: Very Good+


39th Congress, 2d Session. Senate. Ex. Doc. No. 9. MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT... RETURNING THE BILL (S. 456) FOR THE ADMISSION OF THE STATE OF NEBRASKA INTO THE UNION, WITH HIS OBJECTIONS THERETO. "I return, for reconsideration, a bill entitled " An act for the admission of the State of Nebraska into the Union" which originated in the Senate, and has received the assent of both Houses of Congress..." 4 pp. Famous American in document: Andrew Johnson, Presid... View more info

...COMMUNICATING CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN THE SECRETARY OF STATE AND THE MINISTER RESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES IN JAPAN, SHOWING THE IMPORTANCE OF AN AMENDMENT TO THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES PROHIBITING THE COOLIE TRADE.

By: Johnson, Andrew

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1868

Seller ID: 007213

Condition: Very Good


Message of the President of the United States... 40th Congress, 2d Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 80. July 20, 1868. -- Read, referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations, and ordered to be printed. 5 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book binding remains along spine edge. Spine edge is creased and chipped. Edges browning, some minor foxing, text is easily legible. Document in VG condition. View more info

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, RETURNING BILL (S. NO. 61) "TO PROTECT ALL PERSONS IN THE UNITED STATES IN THEIR CIVIL RIGHTS, AND FURNISH THE MEANS OF THEIR VINDICATION," WITH HIS OBJECTIONS THERE'O.

By: Johnson, Andrew

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1866

Seller ID: 007297

Condition: Good+


39th Congress, 1st Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 31. March 27, 1866.--Read and ordered to be printed. 12 pp. Disbound government document. Residue and strings from book binding remains along spine edge, spine is also creased and chipped. Document is wavy to the touch, foxing spots throughout, ink spots on first page, last two pages are starting to separate from rest of document. Document in Good+ to VG- condition. View more info

DEBATE WITH DOUGLAS AND WAR-TIME SPEECHES AND PAPERS

By: Lincoln, Abraham

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, John B. Alden:

Seller ID: 005014

Condition: Very Good


Pamphlet. pp. 494-639. Numbers not consecutive. (top left margin reads: "American Patriotism".)DEBATE WITH DOUGLAS; AT INDEPENDENCE HALL,FIRST INAUGURAL ADDRESS; EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION; SPEECH AT GETTYSBURG; and SECOND INAUGURAL ADDRESS. No date. Several tiny foxing "dots" at front cover's side edge otherwise pamphlet is Very Good to Very Good+. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. View more info

MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES

By: Lincoln, Abraham

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1862

Seller ID: 005090

Condition: Very Good


37th Congress, 2d Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 23. A copy of two letters from his Majesty the Major King of Siam to the President of the United States, accompanied by certain presents, and of the President's answer thereto. The translated letters are from Somdetch Phra Paramendr Maha Monkut, King of Siam. 7 pp. Disbound, but document is clean, tight and very good. View more info

WITH MALICE TOWARD NONE: THE SECOND INAUGURAL ADDRESS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN

By: Lincoln, Abraham

Price: $27.50

Publisher: New York, Philip C. Duschnes: 1938

Seller ID: 005314

Condition: Good


Reprint of Abraham Lincoln's second inaugural address to the nation. Five hundred copies were printed for the friends of Philip & Fanny Dusches at the Walpole Printing Office in Mount Vernon, New York in December 1938. Black/white illustration of Lincoln's bust by John Randolph after the bust by Saint Gaudens. 7 pp. Interior document separated from stiff paper wraps. Water damage to bottom of cover and bottom of interior, and torn front cover corner. Overall docume... View more info

... A CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN THE SECRETARY OF STATE AND THE AUTHORITIES OF GREAT BRITAIN AND FRANCE, IN RELATION TO THE RECENT REMOVAL OF CERTAIN CITIZENS OF THE UNITED STATES FROM THE BRITISH MAIL-STEAMER TRENT

By: Lincoln, Abraham

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1862

Seller ID: 005983

Condition: Very Good


"... by order of Captain Wilkes, in command of the United States war-steamer San Jacinto." Message of the President of the United States. 37th Congress, 2d Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 8. Read and ordered to be printed. On motion by Mr. Sumner that the message be referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations -- ordered, that the futher consideration thereof be postponed to, and be the special order for Thursday next, the 9th instant, at one o'clock. Januar... View more info

THE LINCOLN IDEALS: HIS PERSONALITY AND PRINCIPLES AS REFLECTED IN HIS OWN WORDS

By: Lincoln, Abraham

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., The Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission: 1959

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 006857

Condition: Very Good+


"In this booklet, a topical approach has been employed. The quotations are divided into eight broad subjects, covering, as nearly as possible, Lincoln's life and career." 49 pp. White paper pamphlet with seal of the Abraham Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission seal on front. Mild creasing to spine near staple binding, otherwise pamphlet is crisp and clean. Included is original envelope that the pamphlet was mailed in to the receiver. View more info

ABRAHAM LINCOLN: HIS AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL WRITINGS NOW BROUGHT TOGETHER FOR THE FIRST TIME

By: Lincoln, Abraham (Preface by Paul M. Angle)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kingsport, Tennessee, Kingsport Press, Inc.: 1947

Edition: Privately Printed

Seller ID: 006130

Condition: Very Good


Prefaced with an introductory comment by Paul M. Angle. "This collection of the principal autobiographical writings of Abraham Lincoln provides for the general reader a new and absorbing insight into Lincoln's mind and heart." Limited edition of 1,250 copies. 63 pp. Brown tweed covers with gilt inlay on front and green/gilt title box on spine. Board corners and edges are lightly rubbed, spine ends are bumped. Gilt top page edge. Interior is tight and clean... View more info

DESCRIPTION OF FIRST IN PEACE. (WITH KEY PLATE.) REPRESENTING THE ARRIVAL OF GEN'L GEORGE WASHINGTON AT THE BATTERY, NEW YORK, APRIL 23, 1789, PREVIOUS TO HIS INAUGURATION AS THE FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, APRIL 30, 1789.

By: Lossing, Benson J. (author); A. Rivey (artist); John C. McRae (engraver)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, Joseph Laing, Engraver & Print Publisher:

Seller ID: 006918

Condition: Good+


Painted by A. Rivey, Paris, from a Cartoon by H. Brueckner. Engraved on Steel by John C. McRae. Article "First in Peace" written by Benson J. Lossing. 8 pp. Two page outline key plate showing names of key figures within the painting. Gray paper covers. Cover corners are chipped and missing, edges chipped, cover edges are browning, some dirt marks, spine ends are creased. Tearing along spine, front covers loose. Interior pages are browning, creasing to corners, te... View more info

COMMON COURTESY IN WHICH MISS MANNERS SOLVES THE PROBLEM THAT BAFFLED MR. JEFFERSON

By: Martin, Judith

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1985

Seller ID: 007286

ISBN: 0-689-11652-7

Condition: Very Good+


70 pp. Paperback with marbled paper covers. Light wear to corners and edges, spine ends are worn. Interior pages are clean. Book in VG+ condition. View more info

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, COMMUNICATING CORRESPONDENCE RELATIVE TO WORKS OF ART FOR THE NEW CAPITOL

By: Pierce, Franklin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1856

Seller ID: 005254

Condition: Very Good


Works of Art for the New Capitol. 34th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 117. Letters of correspondence between President Pierce, sculptor Hiram Powers, and Hon. Edward Everett. 3 pp. Disbound government document. Foxing on all pages, but does not interfere with text. Overall document in VG condition. View more info

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, COMMUNICATING, IN COMPLIANCE WITH RESOLUTIONS OF THE SENATE OF DECEMBER 23 AND 30, 1856, CERTAIN INFORMATION RESPECTING THE PAY AND EMOLUMENTS OF LIEUTENANT GENERAL SCOTT

By: Pierce, Franklin

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1857

Seller ID: 006121

Condition: Good+ to Very Good-


34th Congress, 3d Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 34. February 2, 1857--Read, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. February 4, 1857--Ordered to be printed. 254 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine. Corners are bumped and creased, area along spine is also creased. Light browning and foxing throughout. Document in Good+ to VG- condition. View more info

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TRANSMITTING A REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR AND ACCOMPANYING DOCUMENTS, IN ANSWER TO A RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE 1ST OF FEBRUARY, 1847, BEING IN ADDITION TO HIS REPORT

By: Polk, James K.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1848

Seller ID: 006116

Condition: Good


...Made on the 27th of the same month. Correspondence with General Taylor. 30th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 17. Details about the capture of Monterey during the Mexican War by Major General Zachary Taylor. 31 pages with index. Disbound government document. Residue along spine edge. Document is browning and has significant foxing, but text is still easily legible. Small tear to back page edge. Document in Good condition. View more info

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO THE TWO HOUSES OF CONGRESS, AT THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE FIRST SESSION OF THE TWENTY-NINTH CONGRESS

By: Polk, James K.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Ritchie & Heiss: 1845

Seller ID: 007267

Condition: Very Good-


29th Congress, 1st Session, Senate, Document No. 1. December 2, 1845.--Read, ordered to lie on the table, and to be printed with the accompanying documents, and that 3,500 additional copies of the message, and 1,500 additional copies of the message and documents, to be furnished for the use of the Senate. December 3, 1845.--Resolved, That, in addition to the copies of the President's message and documentshitherto ordered to be printed for the use of the Senate, there be ... View more info

LIFE OF U. S. GRANT

By: Poore, Hon. Benjamin Perley; and Rev. O.H. Tiffany

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Edgewood Publishing Company: 1890

Seller ID: 005810

Condition: Good + to Very Good-


"Believing the American public will appreciate this tribute to the memory of their departed chieftain, Ulysses S. Grant, it is sent forth to their hearts and homes." Two parts: Part I, Life of General U.S. Grant, 142 pp.; Part II, Life of General U.S. Grant Since the War, 594 pp. Elegantly illustrated. Brown decorative cloth covers with black embossed image and gilt image of home with Edgewood Edition noted. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edge... View more info

STANDING FIRM: A VICE-PRESIDENTIAL MEMOIR

By: Quayle, Dan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1994

Seller ID: 001563

ISBN: 0-06-017758-6

Condition: Near Fine


"In this eye-opening autobiography -- destined to be judged one of the most candid ever -- America's forty-fourth Vice President offers the ultimate insider's account of the Bush administration, including his own hard-fought battles with the media." 402 pages with index. DJ in VG condition with rubbing to edges and corners. Book clean and in NF condition. View more info