[New York]: American Heritage Pub. Co., . Hardcover. 29 cm, 1407 total, 3-vol. boxed set, illus. (some in color), bibliography, index, slight soiling to boards, some wear to edges of box The first volume is a history of the U.S. Presidency, with documents and extensive illustrations. The next two volumes contain biographies of the Presidents: George Washington through Rutherford B. Hayes in the first of these volumes, and James A. Garfield through Lyndon B. Johnson in the second.
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Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1972. Hardcover. x, , 467,  pages. Illustrations. Notes. Index. Some soiling to edges. Rear DJ soiled, some wear and small tears/chips to DJ edges. Gerold Frank (August 2, 1907 – September 17, 1998) was an American author and ghostwriter. He wrote several celebrity memoirs and was considered a pioneer of the "as told to" form of (auto)biography. His two best-known books, however, are The Boston Strangler (1966), which was adapted as the 1968 movie starring Tony Curtis and Henry Fonda, and An American Death (1972), about the assassination of Martin Luther King. Frank was a war correspondent in the Middle East during World War II, and he collaborated with Bartley Crum on a book about the Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry on Palestine, Behind the Silken Curtain: a Personal Account of Anglo-American Diplomacy in Palestine and the Middle East (Simon & Schuster, 1947).
Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press, 1979. Fourth Printing [stated]. Trade paperback. vii, , 99,  pages. Footnotes. Selected Bibliography. Lewis Henry Gann (1924–1997) was an academic historian, political scientist and archivist. Although particularly known for his research in African history, Gann worked in a number of research fields including the history of Germany and the United States. Gann joined the University of Oxford and gained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Modern History from Balliol College, Oxford in 1950. After graduating, he traveled to Central Africa where he took a research post at the Rhodes-Livingstone Institute in Northern Rhodesia. He continued his studies at Oxford and gained a masters (B.Litt.) and doctorate in 1967. Gann emigrated to the United States in 1963 where he took up a position at the Hoover Institution Library and Archives in Stanford University as curator of the Institute's African and European collections. Gann had written or edited 38 books and academic monographs, mainly on the subject of African history and political science.