New York: Greenwood Press, 1969. Reprint edition, first printing. Hardcover. Two volume set. Volume I ix, , 924 pages, Volume II , 433,  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.
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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.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1974. Presumed First Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. ix, , 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.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1973. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xvi, , 297,  pages. Illustrated endpapers. Frontis illustration. Notes and Sources. Bibliography. Index. DJ is in a plastic sleeve. Robert C. Alberts was a journalist and former advertising executive. Robert C. Alberts was a Contributing Editor of American Heritage and wrote several books. Alberts was primarily interested in 18th-century American history. His essay on a daring colonist who played a role in the British capture of Quebec during the French and Indian War was enlarged into a book, The Most Extraordinary Adventures of Major Robert Stobo (1965). His other books included The Golden Voyage: The Life and Times of William Bingham, 1752-1804 (1970), the story of a wealthy Philadelphia merchant who played a prominent role in the Revolutionary War and The Good Provider: H. J. Heinz and His 57 Varieties (1973), about the founder of the company that bears his name. Other books include Benjamin West: A Biography (1978), a highly regarded portrait of the first American painter to gain international recognition, and The Shaping of the Point: Pittsburgh’s Renaissance Park. One of the most amiable, amusing, and powerful figures of America's middle years, H. J. Heinz was among those prodigiously energetic, freewheeling tycoons who in scarcely more than a generation made the United States an industrialized nation. Throughout the half century 1869-1919 he was a dominant force in developments that revolutionized American agriculture, food processing, and eating habits.
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.
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).
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. , 84,  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) 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.
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: HarperCollins Publishers, 2003. First Edition. First Printing. Hardcover. x, 475,  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.