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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

By: N/A

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: D.C., Bureau of National Literature: 1912

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 1172B

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 Volu... View more info

Messages and Papers of the Presidents (A Compilation)

By: N/A

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.: 1927

Seller ID: 1382

#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 View more info

The Historical Writings of John Fiske

By: Fiske, John

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: Boston & New York, Houghton and Mifflin: 1902

Seller ID: 1172C

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 lat... View more info

Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant

By: Grant, Ulysses S.

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: NY, Charles L. Webster & Co.: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: P-080526

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 View more info

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The Ordeal of Woodrow Wilson

By: Hoover, Herbert

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: New York, Toronto, & London, McGraw-Hill: 1958

Edition: Limited Signed Edition

Seller ID: 411

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... View more info

Elihu Root

By: Jessup, Philip C.

Price: $420.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1177E

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 View more info

The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln

By: Lincoln, Abraham (Basler, Roy ed.)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ, Rutgers University Press: 1953

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: V-050928C

Inv. # V-050928C. 8 volumes bound in grey cloth with blue title shield on spine. History Book Club Edition. ; 8vo View more info

History of the Navy

By: Maclay, Edgar S.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company: 1898, 1902

Seller ID: 060927-6

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.Vol... View more info

Recollections of Forty Years in the House, Senate, and Cabinet

By: Sherman, John B.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Chicago & New York, the Werner Co.: 1895

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 1473L

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 View more info

The Life and Letters of John Hay

By: Thayer, William Roscoe

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Boston & New York, Houghton and Mifflin: 1916

Seller ID: P-030428

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... View more info