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Washington, DC: Nat Endowment/Humanities, 1972. Quarto, 12 pages. Wraps. Illustrations. Covers somewhat worn and stained. Dumas Malone (January 10, 1892 – December 27, 1986) was an American historian, biographer, and editor noted for his six-volume biography on Thomas Jefferson, Jefferson and His Time, for which he received the 1975 Pulitzer Prize for history. In 1983 he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Malone served on the faculty of Yale University, Columbia University, and the University of Virginia, where he was the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Professor of History. He was a Director of the Harvard University Press and served as editor of the original Dictionary of American Biography in 1929. His first contribution to historical scholarship was a still authoritative biography of the American political commentator and educator Thomas Cooper (Yale University Press, 1926). He is best known for his six-volume biography of Thomas Jefferson, published between 1948 and 1981.
New York: Quadrangle, 1973. First Printing. Hardcover. 25 cm. xiii, , , 239,  pages. Appendices. Index. Illustrated endpaper. DJ somewhat soiled and discolored, with small edge tears. Inscribed by the author. Frank Fabian Mankiewicz II (May 16, 1924 – October 23, 2014) was an American journalist, political adviser, president of National Public Radio and public relations executive. He briefly attended Haverford College before dropping out to join the army infantry during World War II and fought in the Battle of the Bulge. After the war, Mankiewicz received a Bachelor of Arts in political science from University of California, Los Angeles in 1947; a master's degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 1948; and an LL.B. from University of California, Berkeley in 1955. He was president of National Public Radio from 1977 to 1983, overseeing the creation of Morning Edition and the expansion of the network. His work in politics earned him a place on the master list of Nixon's political opponents. He was also an unsuccessful candidate for the United States House of Representatives in Maryland in 1974. In 1974, Mankiewicz acted as a secret emissary, carrying messages from Secretary of State Henry Kissinger to Fidel Castro, and then reporting back to Kissinger. In January 1975, Mankiewicz and Lawrence Eagleburger held a clandestine meeting with Castro's representative Ramon Sanchez-Parodi at LaGuardia airport. This secret diplomacy failed to produce a political breakthrough.
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1963. 122, wraps, footnotes, further reading, green ink underlining on a few pages, covers somewhat soiled, some wear cover/spine edges Part of the American Problem Studies series edited by Oscar Handlin. Includes articles on "Woodrow Wilson: Democrat in Cupidity" by Richard Hofstadter; "Theodore Roosevelt: Pseudo Liberal" by H. L. Mencken; "A Brake on Nativism" by John Higham; among many others.
Lanham, MD: Madison Books, 1991. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. Format is approximately 7 inches by 9.5 inches. xvi, 445,  pages. Endpaper illustration. Frontis illustration. Illustrations. Notes, Bibliography. Index. DJ has slight wear and soiling. After attending The College of William and Mary as a Grayson Scholar, Mapp became editorial page editor of the Portsmouth Star in the 1940s. In the early 1950s, he became an assistant editor for The Virginian-Pilot. He taught British and American literature, journalism, creative writing and Virginia history until 1992, starting out as a lecturer and retiring as Eminent Scholar Emeritus of English. While a journalist and professor, he wrote most of his life. His first book, "The Virginia Experiment," was published in 1957. His other books include: "Frock Coats and Epaulets"; "America Creates Its Own Literature"; "Just One Man"; "The Golden Dragon" ; "Thomas Jefferson: A Strange Case of Mistaken Identity"; "Thomas Jefferson: Passionate Pilgrim"; "Bed of Honor"; "Three Golden Ages"; and "Faiths of our Fathers"