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THOMAS JEFFERSON, APRIL 13 1743--APRIL 13 1943

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Thomas Jefferson Bicentennial Commission:

Seller ID: 004834

Condition: Very Good+


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+. View more info

THE CENTURY ILLUSTRATED MONTHLY MAGAZINE: NOVEMBER 1884 TO APRIL 1885

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1885

Seller ID: 005259

Condition: Good +


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... View more info

SCIENCE, December 11, 1885. Volume VI. No. 149

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003254

Condition: Good+


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: "Tw... View more info

SCIENCE, October 15, 1886. Volume VIII. No. 193

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1886

Seller ID: 003657

Condition: Good


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 "... View more info

State of the Union Message By the President to a Joint Session of the Congress: The White House January 8, 1964 .(Lyndon B. Johnson)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1964

Seller ID: 004491

Condition: Very Good


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... View more info

JOHN F. KENNEDY MEMORIAL EDITION: OFFICIAL INAUGURAL PROGRAM, JANUARY 20, 1961

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Kennedy-Johnson Inaugural Committee:

Edition: Memorial Edition

Seller ID: 005540

Condition: Good


"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.&#... View more info

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

By: Adams, John Quincy

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1829

Seller ID: 006152

Condition: Very Good-


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 cre... View more info

THE LINCOLN READER

By: Angle, Paul M. ed.

Price: $1.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ, Rutgers University Press: 1947

Seller ID: 005107

Condition: Good


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. View more info

ONE HEARTBEAT AWAY

By: Bayh, Birch

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1968

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 000747

Condition: Good


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 ... View more info

THOMAS JEFFERSON: HIS LIFE AND WORDS

By: Beilenson, Nick (ed.)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: White Plains, New York, The Peter Pauper Press: 1986

Seller ID: 007220

ISBN: 0-88088-347-2

Condition: Very Good


"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 pa... View more info

THE WHOLE TRUTH ABOUT MEXICO: PRESIDENT WILSON'S RESPONSIBILITY

By: Bulnes, Francisco

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, M. Bulnes Book Company: 1916

Seller ID: 007172

Condition: Good


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 b... View more info

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

By: Congress

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1924

Seller ID: 007401

Condition: Good+


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. View more info

A NEW "SARTOR RESARTUS," BEING A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF A PAMPHLET ENTITLED "A REVIEW OF MR. SEWARD'S DIPLOMACY"

By: DR. SYNTAX, JR. (Kimber, S. Jr.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: 1862

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004573

Condition: Good-


"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 humor... View more info

HOW I TWICE ELOPED. An Indiana Idyll suggested by Abraham Lincoln; elaborated by Catherine Eaves. The only novelette ever sketched by Abraham Lincoln

By: Eaves, Catherine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Viking Library: 1901

Seller ID: 004123

Condition: Very Good


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 Linco... View more info

JUSTICE: THE CRISIS OF LAW, ORDER, AND FREEDOM IN AMERICA

By: Harris, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005912

Condition: Very Good+


"...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 i... View more info

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

By: Harrison, Benjamin

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1890

Seller ID: 005280

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1865

Seller ID: 004316

Condition: Very Good-


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... 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 THIRTY-SIXTH CONGRESS

By: House of Representatives

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, George W. Bowman, Printer: 1860

Seller ID: 006004

Condition: Good +


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 ... 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 THIRTY-SECOND CONGRESS: PART I

By: House of Representatives

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Washington, A. Boyd Hamilton: 1851

Seller ID: 006007

Condition: Good


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. C... View more info

REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS CONCERNING A PLAN OF ARBITRATION FOR THE SETTLEMENT OF DISPUTES BETWEEN THE AMERICAN REPUBLICS

By: International American Conference

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1890

Seller ID: 004423

Condition: Very Good


51st Congress,1st Session, Senate. Ex.Doc.No.224. Message from the President (Benjamin Harrison) document. States: "The act of Congress approved May 24, 1888, authorized the President to invite the several other governments of America to join the United States in a conference " for the purpose of discussing and recommending for adoption some plan of arbitration for the settlement of disagreements and disputes that may hereafter arise between them...." Total o... View more info