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The Centennial of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, 1802-1902; Volume I: Addresses and Histories, Volume II: Statistics and Bibliographies
New York: Greenwood Press, 1969. Reprint edition, first printing. Hardcover. Two volume set. Volume I ix, [1], 924 pages, Volume II [8], 433, [1] pages. Illustrations. Cover has some wear and soiling. This is one of The West Point Military Library series. The General Editors of this series were Colonel Thomas E. Griess and Professor Jay Luvaas. President Theodore Roosevelt gave an address at the Centennial Exercises held on June 11, 1902. Includes bibliographies of West Point and a bibliography of the writing of graduates (1802-1902) arranged alphabetically.
[Book #72459]
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The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Vol. XXX, New Series Vol. VIII, May 1885 to October 1885
New York: The Century Co. 1885. 976, illus. (some full page), maps, index, text somewhat darkened, board & spine edges worn, small rough spot inside front flyleaf.
[Book #54355]
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The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Vol. XXXII, New Series Vol. X, May 1886 to October 1886
New York: The Century Co. 1886. 972, illus. (some full page), index, text somewhat darkened, some wear to board & spine edges, small rough spot inside fr flyleaf.
[Book #54349]
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Coronet: Volume 29, No. 5, Whole No. 173: March, 1951
Chicago, IL: Esquire, Inc. 1951. Wraps. 158 p. Includes illustrations. Some illustrations in color.
[Book #57583]
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History: Special Holiday 2007 Gift Guide
History Book Club, 2007. Wraps. 24 p. Includes illustrations. Most illustrations in color.
[Book #58972]
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Mankind: The Magazine of Popular History, Volume 1, Part Two, Bimonthly Issues 7 Through 12, June 1968 - April 1969
Los Angeles, CA: Mankind Publishing Company, 1969. quarto, 570 total, illus. (some color), reading lists Contains an article by Robert Hardy Andrews on "The Truth About Theodore Roosevelt and the Rough Riders" (issue #9, pp. 20-27, 41-52, profusely illus.) Also contains articles on the war with Mexico, the sinking of the Titanic, America's 1863 draft riots, the battle of Stalingrad in WWII, Catherine the Great, Robin Hood, Henry VIII of England (by Winston Churchill), and the German invasion of Belgium in WWI, among many others.
[Book #15184]
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Theodore Roosevelt Finger Puppet
Brooklyn, NY: Unemployed Philosophers, 2005. 4" x 2.5", 1 puppet, felt finger puppet approximately 4" tall and 2.5" wide, with polyester stuffing.
[Book #54147]
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The Outlook, Volume 93, Number 9, October 30, 1909. Lyman Abbott, Hamilton W. Mabie, Theodore Roosevelt, eds.
New York: The Outlook Company, 1909. Wraps. wraps, 43 pages plus advertisements, covers soiled, small chips at top and bottom spine edges, small rough spot on front cover.
[Book #72239]
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The Outlook, Volume 96, Number 5, October 1, 1910. Lyman Abbott, Hamilton W. Mabie, Theodore Roosevelt, eds.
New York: The Outlook Company, 1910. Wraps. wraps, 45 pages plus advertisements, covers soiled and small edge tears, cover has been reglued.
[Book #72238]
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Justices and Presidents; A Political History of Appointments to the Supreme Court. Henry J. Abraham.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1974. Presumed First Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. ix, [1], 300 pages. Tables. Notes. Bibliographical Note. Name Index. Case Index. Index references a ten page section on Theodore Roosevelt and other entries. Index lists significant sections on Presidents Andrew Jackson, Abraham Lincoln, William Howard Taft, and Woodrow Wilson, among others. DJ has wear, soiling, tears and chips. Inscribed by author on fep to Jeff Glassie, dated 1974. Title page has embossed stamp of Jefferson Caffery Glassie. This is believed to have been inscribed to the Jefferson Caffrey Glassie who authored Peace and Forgiveness. In Peace and Forgiveness, Jefferson Glassie tells us how we can have peace of mind and peace in our world. This classic history of the Supreme Court discusses the selection, nomination, and appointment of each of the Justices who have sat on the U.S. Supreme Court since 1789. Abraham provides a fascinating account of the presidential motivations behind each nomination, examining how each appointee's performance on the bench fulfilled, or disappointed, presidential expectations. It is now in its fifth edition, with an expanded title. During the span of his career, Abraham has taught many notable students, including U.S. Senator Arlen Specter (D.-Penn.) and Professor Larry J. Sabato.
[Book #72623]
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Henry Adams and His Friends: A Collection of his Unpublished Letters. Henry Adams, comp. by Harold Dean Cater.
New York: Octagon Books, 1970. Reprint Edition. 24 cm, 797 pages. Illus., footnotes, index. Name of previous owner present.
[Book #45618]
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A New Nation. Thomas Boylston Adams.
Chester, CT: Globe Pequot Press, 1981. Presumed first edition/first printing. Hardcover. xiii, 301 p. 25 cm. Illustrations. Index.
[Book #61930]
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Homelands and Waterways; The American Journey of the Bond Family, 1846 - 1926. Adele Logan Alexander.
New York: Pantheon Books, 1999. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. x, 694 pages. Family tree on endpapers. Illustrations. Maps. Plans, Notes. Index. DJ has slight wear, soiling and sticker residue. Adele Logan Alexander is an adjunct professor of history at George Washington University, where she has taught since 1983. She teaches the history of slavery, the civil rights movement, and African-American women. She has taught at Howard University, University of Maryland, and Trinity College. Her research focuses on the black Atlantic world, African-American history, and family history. She has written two books, Ambiguous Lives: Free Women of Color in Rural Georgia, 1789-1879, and Homelands and Waterways: The American Journey of the Bond Family, 1846-1926. The latter book won the non-fiction prize of the Black Caucus of the American Library Association. In 2003 the African American Historical and Genealogical Society recognized her contributions to family history with an award for Outstanding Lifetime Contribution.
[Book #75849]
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Gun Digest, 13th Annual Edition, 1959. John T. Amber, ed.
Chicago, IL: Follett Publishing Company, 1959. Thirteenth Edition. 28 cm, 320, illus., figures, tables, glossary, name of previous owner, small scuff on p.2 (minor loss of text to table of contents).
[Book #50199]
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To America: Personal Reflections of an Historian. Stephen E. Ambrose.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2002. First Edition. First Printing. 265, index.
[Book #47033]
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American Heritage, Volume X, Number 1, December 1958. Inc American Heritage Publishing Co.
New York: American Heritage Pub. Co. 1958. 28.5 cm, 128, profusely illus. (some color), maps, boards and spine foxed, spine damaged, front board weak.
[Book #22432]
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American Heritage, Volume XV, Number 5, August 1964. Special Issue: The Presidency. Inc American Heritage Publishing Co.
New York: American Heritage Pub. Co. 1964. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Hardcover. 29 cm, 112 pages. Illustrations (some color). Some soiling to boards, spine somewhat darkened, board corners and top & bottom spine edges worn. Includes an article by Bernard A. Weisberger, "How to Get Elected," about political campaigning for the Presidency; an article by Henry F. Graff, "A Heartbeat Away," about the Vice Presidency, along with a gallery of the Vice Presidents from John Adams to Lyndon Baines Johnson; and an article by Bruce Catton, "The Moment of Decision," about five major Presidential decisions (Thomas Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase, Andrew Jackson and the nullification crisis, Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation, Theodore Roosevelt and trust busting, and Harry Truman and the atomic bomb).
[Book #55012]
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His Soul Goes Marching On. Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. 84, frontis illus., ink name & date inside front flyleaf, stains inside boards, boards & spine stained & scuffed & edges worn.
[Book #9030]
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His Soul Goes Marching On. Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. [10], 84, [4] pages. Frontis illustration. Format is approximately 5 inches by 7.5 inches. Name in pencil on fep. DJ worn. Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews (April 2, 1860 – August 2, 1936)[1] was an American writer. She is best known for a widely read short story about US President Abraham Lincoln, "The Perfect Tribute", which was adapted for film twice and sold 600,000 copies when published as a standalone volume. Aside from her boys' stories, Andrews primarily was known for sentimental and melodramatic magazine fiction. Many of her works were published in Scribner's Magazine. She also wrote The Marshal, a Napoleonic historical novel, Crosses of War, a collection of World War I poetry, A Lost Commander, a biography of Florence Nightingale, and The Eternal Feminine, a collection of stories about women. Andrews also wrote the chapter "The School Boy" in The Whole Family, a collaborative novel with chapters written by different authors, including Henry James and William Dean Howells.
[Book #76512]
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Nellie Taft: The Unconventional First Lady of the Ragtime Era. Carl Sferrazza Anthony.
New York: William Morrow, 2005. First Edition. First Printing. 534, illus., notes, bibliography, index, rear flyleaf missing, slight weakness to rear board. Inscribed by the author. INSCRIBED.
[Book #48295]
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The Presidents of the United States and Their Administrations from Washington to Nixon. Maxim E. Armbruster.
New York: Horizon Press, 1969. 4th, Revised Edition. 372, illus., footnotes, bibliography, index, Library of Congress Copyright Office stamp on copyright page (only library marking).
[Book #57231]
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E. L. Godkin: A Biography. William M. Armstrong.
Albany, NY: State University of NY Press, 1978. 287, illus., notes, bibliography, index.
[Book #51622]
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The Pugnacious Presidents: White House Warriors on Parade. Thomas A. Bailey.
Place_Pub: New York: The Free Press, 1980. First Printing. 504, illus., endpaper illus. bibliography, index, stamp & red dot on top edges, some edge foxing, sticker residue inside front flylf.
[Book #53363]
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The Burning Tigris; The Armenian Genocide and America's Response. Peter Balakian.
New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2003. First Edition. First Printing. Hardcover. x, 475, [1] pages. Illus., map, notes, glossary, selected bibliography, index. Signed by the author. Peter Balakian (born June 13, 1951) is an Armenian American poet, writer and academic, the Donald M. and Constance H. Rebar Professor of Humanities at Colgate University. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 2016. Balakian’s memoir Black Dog of Fate (1997) was winner of the PEN/Albrand Prize for memoir and a New York Times Notable Book. The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America’s Response (2003) received the 2005 Raphael Lemkin Prize and was a New York Times Notable Book and New York Times and national best seller. According to the Pulitzer board, Balakian’s work “bear witness to the old losses and tragedies that undergird a global age of danger and uncertainty.” He is also a recipient of the Khorenatsi medal. 2016 he was awarded Armenia’s 2015 Presidential Award for significant contribution to the process of the recognition of the Armenian Genocide. SIGNED.
[Book #72517]
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Theodore Roosevelt Twenty-Sixth President of The United States; A Typical American. Charles Eugene Banks, Leroy Armstrong.
Porland, OR: S. C. Miller & Co. 1901. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. [6], 413, [1] pages. Poem by Grace Duffie Boylan. Introductory Chapters by General Joseph Wheeler and Opie Read. Front flyleaf is missing. Missing one illustration (Landing at Montauk Point at page 280). Two illustrations had separated and have been reglued. Cover is worn and soiled. Corners rubbed. Boards and hinges weak and restrengthened with glue. Spine worn, chipped, and torn. Title page is nicely illustrated. Some page soiling. Charles Eugene Banks (April 3, 1852 – April 30, 1932) was an American newspaper editor, journalist, author, novelist, poet, playwright, historian, and orator. Banks was born in Clinton County, Iowa. Banks' professional writing career began with submissions to a regionally distributed trade journal. He eventually found writing work in Chicago, where in 1892 he married actress Carrie Wyatt Lounsbury. Banks returned to Iowa with his wife and in Davenport he mentored several young writers known as the Davenport group: Susan Glaspell, George Cram Cook, and Floyd Dell. . In 1932 he was struck by an automobile and died. Close personal friend Clarence Darrow delivered Banks' eulogy and served as executor of his estate.
[Book #74263]
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