Refine search resultsSkip to search results
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.
Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan, 2019. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Trade paperback. , 155-346 pages. This issue was removed from plastic mailer for cataloguing. Kathryn Babayan is Associate Professor of Iranian History and Culture in the Departments of Middle East Studies and History at the University of Michigan. Her expertise lies in the medieval and early-modern Persianate world. She specializes in gender studies, the history of sexuality, and the history of the anthology. She is the author of Mystics, Monarchs and Messiahs: Cultural Landscapes of Early Modern Iran. Babayan has co-edited two books: Islamicate Sexualities: Translations Across Temporal Geographies of Desire with Afsaneh Najmabadi and An Armenian Mediterranean: Words and Worlds in Motion with Michael Pifer. Significant article on Literature from Iran and the Diaspora, as well as poetry, fiction, and an essays on The Woman Warrior, the Ingrid Bergman Principle. and other topics.
San Diego, CA: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1983. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. 310, Endpaper maps. Illustrations. Glossary. Index. DJ edges worn, soiled and has small tears and chips. Charles Alvin "Charlie" Beckwith (January 22, 1929 – June 13, 1994) was a career U.S. Army Special Forces officer best remembered for creating Delta Force, the premier asymmetrical warfare unit of the U.S. Army. He served in the Malayan Emergency and the Vietnam War, and attained the rank of colonel before his retirement. As the 7th SFG(A) operations officer, Beckwith went to work revolutionizing Green Beret training. Beckwith recognized that, "Before a Special Forces Green Beret soldier could become a good unconventional soldier, he'd first have to be a good conventional one." Beckwith restructured 7th's training, basically rewriting the book on Army special operations training from the real-world lessons he had learned with the SAS. Beckwith also had learned that a symbol of excellence like a beret had to be earned.
New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1983. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. 384 pages. Footnotes. Index. DJ is in a plastic sleeve and has slight wear to edges. Samuel Cummings, (7 February 1927 – 29 April 1998) was an American small arms dealer. He founded the International Armament Corporation (also known as Interarms or Interarmco) in 1953, a company which came to dominate the world market in private arms sales. Cummings became a US Army weapons specialist after World War II. In 1953 Cummings set up Interarmco to capitalize on the vast stores of postwar arms and ammunition. He used his contacts and expertise to acquire surplus weapons in large quantities to sell to various private and government buyers throughout the world. In the 1950s and 1960s, Interarmco catered both to souvenir-hungry GIs and sportsmen. Cummings became an export sales agent for various small arms manufacturers. Interarmco was an original exclusive agent for ArmaLite,