New York: Empire State Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, 1899. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. Format is approximately 8 inches by 10.5 inches. 584,  pages. Frontis. Illustrations. Some pages uncut. Cover has some wear and soiling. Greetings slip fro, William Baylies et al. Dr. Edward Hagaman Hall was born on November 3, 1858, in Auburn, New York. Edward Hall attended Auburn Academic High School, and graduated with honors in 1877. He worked as the editor of the Norwich Morning Bulletin. He then went on to work for several other publications including: Waterbury Daily Republican, New England Correspondent of the New York Tribune, Republic Press (New York City), The Spirit of Seventy-Six, and Commerce and Labor. In 1900, Hall took a respite from journalism in order to devote time to his independent research and writing. One of his most notable works was a study on the voyages of Henry Hudson, and the design of his ship, the Half Moon. In 1908, Hall was awarded an honorary degree from New York University and an LL.D. degree from Hobart College.
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New York: Sterling, 2012. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. , 263,  pages. Frontis Illustration. Illustrations. A TR Timeline. Bibliography. Lessons Index. Index. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Alan Axelrod, Ph.D., (born 1952) is a prolific author of history, business and management books. As of October 2018, he had written more than 150 books, as noted in an online introduction by Lynn Ware Peek before an interview with Axelrod on the National Public Radio station KPCW. Axelrod resides in Atlanta, Georgia. Axelrod received his doctorate in English from the University of Iowa in 1979, specializing in the literature and culture of colonial America and the early republic of the United States. He has taught at Lake Forest College and Furman University, worked as a publishing executive, and has been a consultant to historical museums, cultural institutions, television's Civil War Journal, the WB Network, and the Discovery Channel.
New York: Random House, 2014. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xxxiv, 842,  pages. Note to the Reader. Footnotes. Illustrations. Notes. Select Bibliography. Index. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Richard Norton Smith (born 1953) is an American historian and author specializing in U.S. presidents and other political figures. In the past, he worked as a freelance writer for The Washington Post, and worked with U.S. Senators Edward Brooke and Bob Dole. Between 1987 and 2001, Smith served as director of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum; the Dwight D. Eisenhower Center in Abilene; the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and the Reagan Center for Public Affairs in Simi Valley; and the Gerald R. Ford Museum and Library in Michigan. In December 2001, Smith became director of the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas. In 2014 Smith published On His Own Terms: A life of Nelson Rockefeller. Smith took 14 years to write the book, largely self-financed.
Beverly Hills, CA: New Millennium Press, 2001. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xii, 444 pages. Frontis Illustration. Illustrations. Footnotes. Source Notes. Index. Richard Hack (March 20, 1951) is an American writer best known for his biographical books and screenplays. He is a frequent guest on talk shows and an outspoken critic of bias in television news. By the early 1980s, Hack began writing the TeleVisions column for the daily entertainment trade paper, The Hollywood Reporter. During the next decade, Hack often appeared on The Tonight Show and Today reporting on Hollywood. In 1990, Hack became Vice President of Creative Affairs at Dove Audio and Entertainment, a production company that specialized in miniseries and books-on-tape. While at Dove, Hack wrote his first book, Next to Hughes with Robert Maheu. His bestseller Hughes: The Private Diaries, Memos and Letters was released on September 11, 2001. Hack was being interviewed live on the Today show by Matt Lauer when the first plane crashed into the World Trade Center.
New York: Sentinel [An imprint of Penguin Random House LLC], 2017. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xi, , 270,  pages. Endpaper maps. Illustrations (some in color). Notes. For Further Reading. Index. Brian Kilmeade (born May 7, 1964) is an American television and radio presenter for Fox News. On weekdays he co-hosts Fox's morning show, Fox & Friends, and he hosts the Fox News Radio program The Brian Kilmeade Show. He has been credited as co-author on fiction and non-fiction books. He is a frequent anchor of The Five airing nightly at 5 p.m. eastern on FNC. He also hosts the Fox News Radio program The Brian Kilmeade Show.
Lexington, VA: The George C. Marshall Foundation and The Virginia Military Institute, 2007. Presumed First Edition, First printing this issue. Trade paperback. , 643-1040 pages, plus covers. Illustrations. Footnotes. Cover has slight wear and soiling. This was published for the Society for Military History. The Journal of Military History is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal covering the military history of all times and places. It is the official journal of the Society for Military History. The journal was established in 1937 and the editor-in-chief is Bruce Vandervort (Virginia Military Institute). It is abstracted and indexed in the Arts & Humanities Citation Index and Current Contents/Arts & Humanities. The journal was established in 1937 as the Journal of the American Military History Foundation. It was renamed Journal of the American Military Institute in 1939 and Military Affairs: The Journal of Military History, Including Theory and Technology in 1941, before obtaining its current name in 1989.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1992. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xii, , 380,  pages. Map. Selected Bibliography. Index. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Terry Pindell is an American travel writer known primarily for three North American 'rail odysseys', through the USA, Canada and Mexico, each of which became the subject of a travel book. He has also written a book on migration within the United States. The Toledo Blade said of his first book, Making Tracks: "Not since John Steinbeck's Travels with Charley has anyone put together a better story about America on the road." He is the grandson of a railroad engineer.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. , 312 pages. Maps. Illustrations. Notes. Index. Gordon Hsiao-shu Chang (born 1948) is the Olive H. Palmer Professor in the Humanities and a professor of American history at Stanford University. His academic interests lie in the connection between race and ethnicity in America, and American foreign relations. He has written on Asian-American history and US–East Asian interactions, and he also researches the fields of U.S. diplomacy, the U.S.-Soviet cold war, modern China and international security. Chang is the author of Friends and Enemies: The United States, China and the Soviet Union, 1948-1972 (1990), Morning Glory, Evening Shadow: Yamato Ichihashi and His Wartime Writing, 1942-1945 (1997), Asian Americans and Politics: An Exploration (2001), Chinese American Voices: From the Gold Rush to the Present (2006), Asian American Art: A History, 1850-1970 (2008), Fateful Ties: A History of America's Preoccupation with China (2015), and Ghosts of Gold Mountain (2019).
Boston: The Gillette Company, 1957. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. Format is approximately 3 inches by 4 inches. There are 12 pages and then 8 finger-tip movies covered in the text, four on top in split pages above four below the split. Cover has wear and soiling. Robert William Patrick Broeg (March 18, 1918 – October 28, 2005) was an American sportswriter. Born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, he officially covered the St. Louis Cardinals for forty years. He helped Bob Gibson win the 1967 World Series. Gibson was unable to get breakfast at the Cardinals' hotel in Boston, so Broeg delivered a ham and egg sandwich to the star right-hander. Gibson pitched a complete game and carried his team to victory. Among other things, Broeg is known for coining the nickname "Stan the Man" for Cardinal baseball player Stan Musial, championing the Hall of Fame causes of Cardinals Red Schoendienst, Enos Slaughter and Chick Hafey and helping to devise, and successfully push for the first pension plan for veteran major-league players.
Chicago: Triumph Books, 2007. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. Approximately 5.75 inches by 8.75 inches. viii, 198,  pages. Illustrations. Notes. Foreword by Billy Ripken. Thomas F. Loverro (born March 25, 1954), is an American sportswriter. He was voted the Maryland sportswriter of the year in 2009 by the NSSA. He co-hosted a sports talk radio show on ESPN 980 radio in Washington called The Sports Fix. Thom Loverro has been a professional journalist since 1977, working for a number of newspapers, including eight years as a news editor and reporter for The Baltimore Sun, where he covered government, politics and crime. He moved into sports reporting when he joined The Washington Times in 1992 and remained until 2009. Loverro was a sport columnist with The Washington Examiner from 2010 to 2013. He returned to The Washington Times as a sports columnist in September 2013. Loverro has written 11 books, including, Hail Victory: an Oral History of The Washington Redskins and The Encyclopedia of Negro League Baseball.
New York: Crown Archetype, 2014. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. Format is approximately 5.75 inches by 8.5 inches. 223,  pages. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Text Credits, Photo Credits. Index. George Frederick Will (born May 4, 1941) is an American political commentator. He writes regular columns for The Washington Post and provides commentary for NBC News and MSNBC. In 1986, The Wall Street Journal called him "perhaps the most powerful journalist in America," in a league with Walter Lippmann (1889–1974). He won the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1977. Will, a Chicago Cubs fan, has written extensively on baseball, including his best-selling book Men at Work: The Craft of Baseball. He was one of the interview subjects for Ken Burns's PBS documentary series Baseball.
New York: St. Martin's Press [Thomas Dunne Books], 2007. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. Format is approximately 6 inches by 8.5 inches. xiii, , 290 pages. Illustrations. Appendix. Bibliography. Index. Tom Stanton (born December 17, 1960) is the author of several nonfiction books. In 1983, Stanton, a journalist, co-founded The Voice Newspapers in suburban Detroit and served as editor for sixteen years before embarking on a literary career in 1999. Stanton teaches journalism at the University of Detroit Mercy. In 2008, Stanton won the Michigan Author Award. Stanton's first baseball book was The Final Season, a memoir of the last season of Detroit Tigers baseball at historic Tiger Stadium. The book won Spitball Magazine's CASEY Award and Elysian Field Quarterly's Dave Moore Award. He wrote Ty and The Babe, about the relationship between baseball icons Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth, longtime rivals who became friends in retirement. A finalist for Publishers Weekly’s Quill Awards (Sports Division) and the Great Lakes Booksellers Association’s Nonfiction Book of the Year.
St. Louis: MARKETCOM/Baseball Americana, 1984. Edition Two. Wraps. Format is approximately 8.25 inches by 11 inches. 16 stiff card sheets plus covers. Cover has some wear and soiling. Sticker residue and scuff at rear cover. Four picture postcards per page suitable for mailing with a short descriptive text on the address and message side. Each Baseball Immortals Conlon Baseball Picture Postcard Book contains 32 pictures of rare vintage, showing outstanding players as shot on 4x5 and 5X7 glass plates by baseball's premier photographer from 1905 through 1935. Each photograph has a descriptive paragraph identifying the personality. Each may be removed from the book and mailed. The contents are the same photographs which were on the walls of the National Portrait Gallery of the Smithsonian in the exposition of Conlon's photography from October 20, 1984 through March 15, 1985.
Dubuque, IA: 1992. Premiere Issue [stated]. Hot Stove Issue [stated]. Trade paperback. 112 pages. Illustrations. Cover has slight wear and soiling. This is the Premiere Issue under this title. Rare. It was formerly The Minneapolis Review of Baseball. The Elysian Fields were the grounds in Hoboken, New Jersey, where the old Knickerbocker Base Ball Club developed the game of baseball and played the first match game according to Knickerbocker Rules (the New York game) on June 19, 1846. The purpose and philosophy of the Elysian Fields Quarterly is grounded in an appreciation of baseball as a central mythology of American culture. It wishes to explore in print, via essay, history, fiction, scholarship, editorial, poetry, and the graphic arts, the unifying romance of baseball as it connects us with our larger heritage and the natural cycles of generation.
New York: Villard, 1998. First Edition [stated]. Hardcover. xxi, , 344,  pages. Index. James Timothy McCarver (born October 16, 1941) is an American sportscaster and former professional baseball catcher. McCarver played for the St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies, Montreal Expos, and Boston Red Sox between 1959 and 1980. He appeared in the MLB All-Star Game in 1966 and 1967, and was the starting catcher for the World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals in 1964 and 1967. After his playing career ended, McCarver began a career as a broadcaster, most notably for Fox Sports. McCarver called a then-record 23 World Series and 20 All-Star Games. He was the recipient of the 2012 Ford C. Frick Award for broadcasting. Danny Peary (born 1949) is an American film critic and sports writer. He has written and edited many books on cinema and sports-related topics. Peary is famous for his book Cult Movies, and two sequels, Cult Movies 2 and Cult Movies 3 and are all credited for increasing public interest to the cult movies.
Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2002. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xi, , 269,  pages. Appendix: The 1939 New York Yankees. Sources. Notes. Index. DJ front flap has crease. Tofel earned a bachelor's degree, a law degree and a master's degree in public policy from Harvard University. He is the author of three books: A Legend in the Making: The New York Yankees in 1939 (2002), Vanishing Point: The Disappearance of Judge Crater, and the New York He Left Behind (2004), and Sounding the Trumpet: The Making of John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address (2005). He is a member of the board of trustees of Wildcat Service Corp., the advisory board of the Knight-Bagehot Fellowship Program in Economics and Business Journalism at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government. Richard Tofel is the president of ProPublica, a non-profit investigative journalism organization in New York City.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009. First Edition [stated], presumed first printing. Hardcover. x, 272,  pages. Index. Ronald Maurice Darling Jr. (born August 19, 1960) is an American former right-handed starting pitcher in Major League Baseball (MLB) who played for the New York Mets, Montreal Expos, and Oakland Athletics. Darling currently works as a color commentator for national baseball coverage on TBS, as well as for the Mets on both SNY and WPIX; he also co-hosts several MLB Network programs. During his 13-year career, Darling amassed a 136–116 won-loss record, with 13 shutouts. He had 1,590 strikeouts and a 3.87 ERA. In 1985, he was picked for the All-Star team. Darling had five pitches in his repertoire: the slider, a curveball, a circle changeup, a splitter, and a four seam fastball. In the beginning of his career. He was considered one of the better fielding pitchers of the time and won a Gold Glove Award in 1989. Darling had one of the best pickoff moves among right-handers. He was sometimes used as a pinch runner. In 1989, he hit home runs in two consecutive starts.
New York: Sports Publishing, 2015. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xxi, , 356 pages. Illustrations. Endnotes. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Tim Hornbaker is a lifelong sports historian and enthusiast. His books Turning the Black Sox White: The Misunderstood Legacy of Charles A. Comiskey and War on the Basepaths: The Definitive Biography of Ty Cobb were received with critical acclaim.
New York: Doubleday, 2014. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xii, , 368,  pages. Cast of Characters. Index. John Feinstein (born July 28, 1956) is an American sportswriter, author and sports commentator. John Feinstein is the author of 35 books, including two #1 New York Times Bestsellers: “A Season on the Brink” and “A Good Walk Spoiled.” He is also the author of 10 kids mysteries. His first young adult mystery, “Last Shot,” won the Edgar Allen Poe Award. John also works for The Washington Post, The Golf Channel, Sirius XM Radio and Comcast Sportsnet. Where Nobody Knows Your Name: Life In the Minor Leagues of Baseball: A 2014 book highlighting players and managers from the International League, a Triple-A league, in 2012. Among those are Scott Podsednik, a former major league All-Star and World Series hero looking for one last chance in the big leagues, and John Lindsey, who made his major league debut in 2010 after sixteen years of minor and independent league baseball, waiting for another crack at the majors.
New York: Doubleday, 2011. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. x, , 339,  pages. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Candice Sue Millard (born 1967/1968) is an American writer and journalist. She is a former writer and editor for National Geographic and authored three books: The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey, a history of the Roosevelt–Rondon Scientific Expedition of the Amazon rainforest in 1913-14; Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President, about the assassination of James A. Garfield; and Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill, about his activities during the Boer War. Destiny of the Republic was New York Times Best Seller. In April 2012, Millard won the Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime Book for Destiny of the Republic. The book received a PEN Center USA Award and the 34th Thorpe Menn Award for Literary Excellence.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xv, , 381,  pages. Illustrations. Notes. Selected Bibliography. Index. Sridhar currently writes "The Male Animal" column for The New York Times. He's interested in and writes about all kinds of things, including national politics, media, and sports. He began his career as a feature writer for the Chicago Reader and has served as a columnist at The New York Observer and as a correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly. In addition he worked as a staff writer at Sports Illustrated and The Washington Post. His work has appeared in numerous publications including New York Magazine, Fast Company, Mother Jones and Men's Journal. He is a native of Oxford, Ohio, and graduate of Northwestern University.
STIAC, c1978. Xerox type reproduction. Wraps. , 36 sheets printed on one side only. Mostly text with some copies of vugraphs. The DOD Scientific and Technical Intelligence Information Support Program (STIISP) is a coordinated, integrated S&T intelligence information system. The primary purpose of this system was to fulfill the Intelligence information needs of the DOD S&T intelligence production agencies. Naval Intelligence Support Center (NISC), Foreign Science and Technology Center (FSTC), Missile Intelligence Agency (MIA), Medical Intelligence Information Agency (MIIA), and Foreign Technology Division (FTD). The core of the DOD STIISP is an automated index of publications, reports, and Documents. Its operation was called the Central Information Reference Control (CIRC) System. The CIRC system provides dissemination through the current information dissemination program (profiles) and retrospective retrieval through the CIRC On-Line (CIRCOL) System.
National Defense University (NDU), 2003. First Edition. Fifth Printing [stated]. Trade paperback. xiv, 284 pages. Illustrations. Appendix. Acronyms. Bibliography. This is one of the CCRP Publication Series. David Stephen Alberts (born 1942) is a former American Director of Research for the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (OASD) for Networks and Information Integration (NII). Alberts' academic career has included serving as first Director of the Computer Science Program at NYU and has held professional rank posts at NYU Graduate School of Business, CUNY, and most recently as a Research Professor at George Mason University. He was the Director, Advanced Concepts, Technologies, and Information Strategies (ACTIS), Deputy Director of the Institute for National Strategic Studies, and the executive agent for DoD's Command and Control Research Program. This included responsibility for the Center for Advanced Concepts and Technology (ACT) and the School of Information Warfare and Strategy (SIWS) at the National Defense University.
Rushcutters Bay, New South Wales, Australia: Halstead Press, 1999. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. Format is approximately 9 inches by 11.5 inches. 656 pages. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrations. Medical Glossary. Appendices. Bibliography. Picture Sources. Index. Foreword by Dame Elisabeth Murdoch. Dr Peter Yule is a historian and a fellow of the School of History at the University of Melbourne. He has written a wide range of histories, including The Royal Children's Hospital: A History of Faith, Science and Love (1999), In the Public Interest: 150 Years of the Victorian Auditor-General's Office (2002), Carlton: A History (ed., 2004), and Steel Spies and Spin: The Collins Class Submarine Story (2008). More recently he has written biographies of two prominent Melbourne-based financiers: W. L. Baillieu (1859-1936), who founded the prominent family dynasty; and Sir Ian Potter (1902-1994), a major figure in Australia's post-war industrial expansion. Peter will speak about his research on these two remarkable figures, and on the challenges of biography more generally.
Santa Barbara, CA: Prager Publishers, American Council on Education, 2006. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. Format is approximately 8.75 inches by 11.25 inches. xxxii, 1212,  pages. Illustrations. Appendix. Reference. Indexes (Names, Colleges and College Newspapers, Subjects, and Authors). Separate Synopsis (, 16,  pages laid in. The Synopsis is A summary of the organization of the book and a reader's guide to its thematic coverage and resources and where to find them. Dated inscription from the Editor on side of fep facing the half-title page. Produced by the USNSA Anthology Project. Eugene G. Schwartz is editor at large for ForeWord Reviews, an industry observer and occasional columnist for Book Business magazine. In an earlier career, he was in the printing business and held production management positions at Random House, Prentice-Hall Goodyear and CRM Books. A former PMA (IBPA) board member, he has headed his own publishing consultancy, Consortium House. He is also CEO of Worthy Shorts, Inc. an online private press and publication service for professionals.