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Washington, D. C. The Embassy of India, 1976. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. 226 pages. Includes: illustrations, index, bibliography. Some color illustrations. DJ has some wear and soiling, with small edge chips and some edge wear. Minor weakness in front board. Name of previous owner present. This is one of the scarcest books published as part of the American Revolution Bicentennial. It addresses a rarely covered aspect of United States international relationships.
Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1983. Book Club Edition. 973, illus., maps, endpaper map & chronology, source notes, bibliography, index, endpapers wrinkled, tear in rear endpaper boards scuffed, some soiling to fore-edge, large volume somewhat shaken, boards somewhat bowed. Volume I of Manchester's 2-volume biography of Winston Churchill.
Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1988. First Edition. First Printing. Hardcover. 756 pages, List of Illustrations. Illustrations. List of Maps. Maps. Author's Note. Endpaper chronology. Source Notes. Index. Some wear and small pieces missing to DJ edges. William Raymond Manchester (April 1, 1922 – June 1, 2004) was an American author, biographer, and historian. He was the author of 18 books which have been translated into over 20 languages. He was awarded the National Humanities Medal and the Abraham Lincoln Literary Award. In 1947, Manchester went to work as a reporter for The Baltimore Sun. There he met journalist H. L. Mencken, who became his friend and mentor, and also became the subject of Manchester's master's thesis and first book, Disturber of the Peace. The biography, published in 1951, profiles Mencken, the self-described "conservative anarchist" who made his mark as a writer, editor, and political pundit in the 1920s. In 1955, Manchester became an editor for Wesleyan University and the Wesleyan University Press and spent the rest of his career at the university. For the academic year 1959–1960, he was a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Studies of Wesleyan. He later became an adjunct professor of history, adjunct professor emeritus, and writer-in-residence at the university. His best-selling book, The Death of a President (1967), is a detailed account of the assassination of United States President John F. Kennedy, who had been the subject of an earlier book by Manchester. Manchester retraced the movements of President Kennedy and Lee Harvey Oswald before the assassination and concluded that Oswald had acted alone.