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1 Messages and Papers of the Presidents (A Compilation)
Washington, D.C. Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. 1927 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
#1382. 20 Volumes. Full black leather with gold-stamped presidential seal on front of each volume. The series was begun in 1897, and added to over the years as new presidential papers became available. This set continues through Coolidge.; 8vo  
Price: 600.00 USD
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Messages and Papers of the Presidents (A Compilation) Published by Authority of Congress 1899, James D. Richardson, A representative from the State of Tennessee
2 Messages and Papers of the Presidents (A Compilation) Published by Authority of Congress 1899, James D. Richardson, A representative from the State of Tennessee
D.C. Bureau of National Literature 1912 First Edition Thus Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  
Inv. #1172B. Eleven volumes. Bound in 3/4 leather over marbled boards, gilt decorations and lettering on spine. President's seal on front boards. Teg. Outstanding condition. Volume X of this set continues through the presidency of William Howard Taft and has the important eleventh volume, The Index to all of the previous volumes. ; 8vo; 8145 + Index pages; Beginning with Volume I, the formation of the government, and the Presidency of George Washington, through Volume X, the presidency of William Howard Taft, in 1912, the documents of each of the presidents are offered. Volume XI, The Index, is "not only a key that unlocks the treasures of the entire publication, but it is in itself an alphabetically arranged brief history or story of the great controlling events consituting the History of the United States. -- Under its proper alphabetical classification the story is told of every great subject referred to by any of the Presidents in their official Messages, and at the end of each story the official utterances of the Presidents themselves are cited upon the subject, so that you may readily turn to the page in the body of the work itself of this original information. -- Next to the possession of knowledge is the ability to turn at will to where knowledge is to be found." (P. 5438, Volume VII. The editor, James D. Richardson.)  
Price: 1250.00 USD
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3 Fiske, John The Historical Writings of John Fiske
Boston & New York Houghton and Mifflin 1902 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Inv. # 1172C. 12 volumes, complete as issued. Standard Library Edition. 3/4 red leather over marbled boards with marbled endpapers. T.E.G. "Illustrated with many photogravures, maps, charts, facsimiles, etc." According to the Columbia Encyclopedia, Fiske (1842-1901) was a lawyer who soon turned to writing. The first part of his life was given to popularizing (Herbert) Spencerian evolution, but he also achieved popularity as a lecturer on history, spending the latter part of his life writing on this subject. His books were popular accounts based largely on secondary authorities and noted for their easy, lucid, and dramatic style. ; 8vo  
Price: 2000.00 USD
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4 Grant, Ulysses S. Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant
NY Charles L. Webster & Co. 1885 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Inv. #1365. Two volumes. 3/4 leather over dark brown boards; Gilt seal on both boards of each volume. Marbled endpapers and edges. With maps. Five bands on spine; gilt lettering. One of the most important literary works of American history and the Civil War. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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The Ordeal of Woodrow Wilson , Hoover, Herbert
5 Hoover, Herbert The Ordeal of Woodrow Wilson
New York, Toronto, & London McGraw-Hill 1958 Limited Signed Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Inv. # 411. 1 volume grey cloth in publisher's slipcase, with stamped signature of Hoover on blue escutcheon on front board. Flat-signed by Hoover on Limitations Page. Stated First Edition. Publisher's original wax paper wrapper present but chipped with some tearing, and discoloration on spine. Publisher's slipcase in good condition, with some shelfwear. This is one of 500 specially-bound and SIGNED copies of the Special Presentation Edition of the Book. Extremely rare in this condition. ; 8vo; xiii, 318 pages  
Price: 1750.00 USD
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6 Jessup, Philip C. Elihu Root
New York Dodd, Mead & Co 1938 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Inv. # 1177E. 2volumes, 3/4 red leather over marbled boards and endpapers. T.E.G. Root was Teddy Roosevelt's second secretary of state, as well as a secretary of war and a senator from New York. The book is ex-library. ; 8vo  
Price: 420.00 USD
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7 Lincoln, Abraham (Basler, Roy ed.) The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln
New Brunswick, NJ Rutgers University Press 1953 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Inv. # V-050928C. 8 volumes bound in grey cloth with blue title shield on spine. History Book Club Edition. ; 8vo 
Price: 100.00 USD
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8 Maclay, Edgar S. History of the Navy
New York D. Appleton & Company 1898, 1902 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Inv. # 060927-6. 3 volumes bound in original blue cloth with gold-stamped title on front board and spine; gold-stamped shield on front board showing Columbia and a naval frigate. Volumes 1 & 2 were published in 1898 as the New Edition, Revised and Enlarged, with Technical Revision by Lt. Roy C. Smith, U.S.N. These volumes take the Navy to just before the Spanish-American War. Volume 3 was published in 1902, and takes the story through the Spanish-American War to 1902.Volume 3 also contains some material from Volume 2. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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9 Sherman, John B. Recollections of Forty Years in the House, Senate, and Cabinet
Chicago & New York the Werner Co. 1895 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Inv. # 1473L. 2 voumes. Full tan leather with maroon leather labels on spine, marbled endpapers and edges. John Sherman was William T.'s brother, and served as a Republican in the House and Senate (representing Ohio). He is best known for the 1890 Act to which he lent his name---the Sherman Anti-Trust Act. Illustrated with portraits, facsimile letters, scenes, etc. Also includes analytical index. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall  
Price: 250.00 USD
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10 Thayer, William Roscoe The Life and Letters of John Hay
Boston & New York Houghton and Mifflin 1916 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Inv. # P-030428. 2 volumes bound in 3/4 brown leather over brown cloth boards with marbled endpapers. Six compartments on spine with gilt-stamped titles and decorations. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Hay was Lincoln's secretary during the Civil War (along with John Nicolay), and he and Nicolay edited the first important set of Lincoln's papers; they also wrote a multi-volume biography of Lincoln that in many ways is still a standard work. He later served as a diplomat in many capitals around the world and as the American Secretary of State under McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. He negotiated the deal that promised American support for Panamanians revolting from Colombia in exchange for rights to build a canal across the Isthmus of Panama. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo  
Price: 395.00 USD
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