Ithaca, NY: Great Seal Books/Cornell University Press, 1956. First Thus. Wraps. 193 pages, wraps, footnotes, some discoloration to covers, small creases to lower corners of covers. Contains three essays: A Chapter of Erie (by C. F. Adams, Jr.), The New York Gold Conspiracy (by Henry Adams), and An Erie Raid (by C. F. Adams, Jr.).
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Aurora, IL: Caroline House Publishers, Inc., 1981. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. 128 pages. Frontis illustration. Illustrations. DJ has wear, soiling, tears and chips. Bill Adler, who pursued his goal of conceptualizing, writing, editing, compiling and marketing hundreds of books — prompting one magazine to anoint him “the most fevered mind” in publishing. Mr. Adler achieved early success by collecting and publishing letters children had written to President John F. Kennedy. He followed up with children’s letters to Smokey Bear, Santa Claus, Vice President Spiro T. Agnew and President Obama, among many others. He helped popularize novels written by political, entertainment and sports celebrities, supplying ghostwriters and even plots. He signed up beauty queens to write diet and exercise books. As an agent, his clients included Ronald and Nancy Reagan, Howard Cosell, Mike Wallace and Ralph Nader. Mr. Adler was best known for his own titles. In 1969, he compiled “The Wit & Humor of Richard Nixon” and in 1981, "The Reagan Wit."
Washington, DC: Panel to Assess Reliability, 2002. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. quarto, 30 pages, wraps, footnotes, figures, appendix. Subtitled: FY2001 Report to Congress of the Panel to Assess the Reliability, Safety, and Security of the United States Nuclear Stockpile. This report focussed on a narrow question: is there a technical issue that necessitates a return to nuclear testing? In order to meet the growing technical challenges of stockpile stewardship, the Panel recommended that Presidential guidance be revised to require a balanced and complete assessment of the stockpile, the nuclear weapons complex that supports it, and the alternative options available for sustaining confidence.
Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1996. Second Printing [stated]. Trade paperback. viii, , 295,  pages. Footnotes. Map. Tables. Figures. This is Center for Science and International Affairs (CSIA) Studies in International Security No. 12. Organizational stamp and ink notation at bottom of title page. The fate of the nuclear arsenal left behind by the Soviet Union has been a central research focus at the CSIA since 1991. As the Soviet Union began to slide toward dissolution at the waning months of 1991, CSIA undertook a comprehensive analysis of the nuclear challenges that would attend the collapse of the Soviet state. The present volume addresses the largest remaining challenge associated with the Soviet nuclear legacy: the security of the nuclear weapons and nuclear materials now largely consolidated within Russia.
New York: Donald I. Fine, Inc., 1991. First Printing. Hardcover. 235,  pages. Illustrations. Index, DJ has slight wear and soiling. Inscribed and dated on fep by the author. Everett Alvarez Jr. (born December 23, 1937) is a former United States Navy officer who endured one of the longest periods as a prisoner of war (POW) in U.S. military history. Alvarez was the first U.S. pilot to be downed and detained during the Vietnam War and spent over eight years in captivity, making him the second longest-held U.S. POW, after U.S. Army Colonel Floyd James Thompson. He was released on February 12, 1973 as part of the first group of American POWs repatriated under Operation Homecoming, after spending 3,113 days in captivity. Alvarez attended the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, where he received a master's degree in Operations Research and Systems Analysis in October 1976. H retired from the Navy on June 30, 1980. Alvarez has co-authored two books, writing of his prisoner of war experiences in Chained Eagle and Code Of Conduct.