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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!