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Philadelphia, PA: Current History, Inc., 1988. quarto, 97, wraps, map, footnotes, rear cover quite creased & small tears, creases and tears p. 95 This issue focuses on the Middle East. Topics covered include U.S. policy in the Middle East, Soviet policy in the Middle East, the Islamic resurgence, the Iran-Iraq War and the Persian Gulf Crisis, Israel at forty, the politics of transition in Turkey, the Palestinians, and Syria and Lebanon.
New York: Acme News Co., Inc., 1967. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. Unpaginated (64 pages plus covers). Illustrations. Glossary of Technical Terms (starts with Bagel). Cover has some wear, soiling and sticker residue. This is humor and satire with a heavy dose of the Six-Day War. Among the illustrations are: Art Gates, Barth, Hoest, This is a scarce example of Hoest's illustrative work. Bill Hoest (February 7, 1926 – November 7, 1988) was an American cartoonist best known as the creator of the gag panel series, The Lockhorns, distributed by King Features Syndicate to 500 newspapers in 23 countries, and Laugh Parade for Parade. He also created other syndicated strips and panels for King Features. Born in Newark, New Jersey, Hoest spent two years in the Navy and studied art at Cooper Union. He started his art career in 1948 as a greeting card designer with Norcross Greeting Cards, continuing until 1951 when he left to become a freelancer. His cartoons soon began appearing in Collier's, Playboy, The Saturday Evening Post and other magazines.
Chicago, IL: Playboy Press, 1976. First Edition [stated], presumed first printing. Hardcover. , 344,  pages. DJ is worn and soiled. Some edge soiling. Black mark on bottom edge. Spiro Theodore "Ted" Agnew (November 9, 1918 – September 17, 1996) was the 39th Vice President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1973. He was the second and most recent vice president to resign the office, though unlike John C. Calhoun in 1832, Agnew left office in disgrace. Beginning in early 1973, Agnew was investigated by the United States Attorney for the District of Maryland on suspicion of conspiracy, bribery, extortion and tax fraud. Agnew had accepted payments from contractors during his time as a Maryland official, and the payments had continued into his time as vice president. After denying his guilt for months, Agnew negotiated a plea agreement that would involve his resignation from office. On October 10, 1973, Agnew pled no contest to a single felony charge of tax evasion, resigned his office, and was replaced by House Minority Leader Gerald Ford. Agnew spent the remainder of his life quietly, rarely making public appearances. He wrote a novel, and also a memoir defending his actions.
Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2009. Revised Edition, Presumed first printing thus. Trade paperback. Small size book, measuring 3-1/2 inches by 5 inches. 176 pages. Review slip laid in. Some creasing to cover. Includes an Introduction on The Bible: A Book of Reflection, Prayer, and Action, as well as chapters on Suggestions for Action, Further Reading, and Notes. Kevin Ahern is past president of the International Movement of Catholic Students (IMC-Pax Romana-MIEC) which brings together more than 75 national federations of Catholic university students from six continental regions, founded in 1921, and headquartered in Paris. A learned and dynamic young Christian, he is a Maryknoll affiliate and has been involved with Catholic NCOs at the UN. A bestseller for decades, this new and revised edition of an inspirational classic is bursting with powerful biblical quotes on the beatitudes, works of mercy, and essential teachings of Jesus. With compelling excerpts from the Church's social teachings and the declarations of major Christian organizations such as the World Christian Student Federation, this is an indispensable pocket-sized guide to living the gospel. Other features include: moving quotes from writers such as Desmond Tutu, Dorothy Day, Mohandas Gandhi, Thomas Merton, Pedro Arrupe, and Thich Nhat Hanh, this is an up-to-date list of resources on issues of world peace, poverty, development, inculturation, liberation theology, and Christian social ethics; practical suggestions for living the Bible, and much more!
New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1976. First Edition. First Printing. Hardcover. 22 cm. 204,  pages. Illustrations. Footnotes. Font DJ flap price clipped. DJ somewhat worn. Small tear at base of DJ spine. Inscribed by the author ("Yigal"). Yigal Allon (10 October 1918 – 29 February 1980) was an Israeli politician, a commander of the Palmach, and a general in the IDF. He served as one of the leaders of Ahdut HaAvoda party and the Israeli Labor party, and acting Prime Minister of Israel. He was a Knesset member and government minister from the third Knesset to the ninth inclusive. Allon joined Haganah in 1931 and went on to command a field unit and then a mobile patrol in northern Palestine during the 1936–1939 Arab revolt in Palestine. During this period he participated in several operations of the Special Night Squads (SNS), under the command of Orde Charles Wingate and Bala Bredin. In 1941 he became one of the founding members of the Palmach. In 1941 and 1942, he was a scout with the British forces who fought in Syria and Lebanon. In 1945, he became Commander in Chief of the Palmach. During the 1948 Arab–Israeli War, Allon led several of the major operations on all three fronts, including Yiftach in the Galilee, Danny in the centre, Yoav, and Horev in the Negev. His last major military roles as commander were in October and December 1948: Operation Yoav towards the Hebron Hills and Operation Horev along the Southern Egyptian Front. After his military career, Allon embarked on a political career. He became a prominent leader in Ahdut HaAvoda, which had split from Mapam in 1954, and was first elected to the Knesset in 1955, where he served until his death.