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A Widow, A Chihuahua, And Harry Truman (A Story Of Love, Loss, And Love Again)

By: Crain, Mary Beth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper San Francisco: 2000

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 003471

ISBN: 0062516728

Condition: Very Good in Fine Dust Jacket


003471: Stated First Edition. Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Has small black remainder mark on bottom. "For anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one, this story is all too familiar. Having lost her husband to cancer, Mary Beth Crain struggled to cope with the ensuing grief. Mary Beth named the puppy Truman, after her idol, former President Harry S. Truman, whose down-to-earth wisdom she had often turned to during life's hard times. ... View more info

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A. Lincoln Prairie Lawyer

By: Duff, John J.

Price: $39.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Bramhall House: 1960

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004221

Condition: Fine with no Dust Jacket


004221: Boards are light brown cloth. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "This is a book about an unpretentious Midwestern lawyer, whose career at the bar, though freighted with significance, rests in comparative obscurity." Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 6.25 x 9.25 in.: 433 pages View more info

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The White House Family Cookbook

By: Haller, Henry / Aronson, Virginia

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House: 1987

Edition: Seventh Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Store ID: 006555

ISBN: 0394556577

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


006555: SIGNED BY AUTHOR "TO TODD - WITH MY BEST WISHES HENRY HALLER". Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Back flyleaf is complete but creased. "Two Decades of Recipes, a Dash of Reminiscence, and a Pinch of History from America's Most Famous Kitchen. Now Henry Haller, White House Executive chef for more than twenty years, shares more than 250 best-loved recipes of the past five presidential households, each and every one an all-American c... View more info

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The White House Family Cookbook

By: Haller, Henry / Aronson, Virginia

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House: 1987

Edition: First Edition: Fourth Printing

Store ID: 007776

ISBN: 0394556577

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


007776: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Two Decades of Recipes, a Dash of Reminiscence, and a Pinch of History from America's Most Famous Kitchen. Now Henry Haller, White House Executive chef for more than twenty years, shares more than 250 best-loved recipes of the past five presidential households, each and every one an all-American classic. Administration by administration, Chef Haller takes us on a culinary tour of office, stopping at bre... View more info

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The White House Family Cookbook

By: Haller, Henry / Aronson, Virginia

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House: 1987

Edition: First Edition: Twelfth Printing

Store ID: 007778

ISBN: 0394556577

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


007778: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Two Decades of Recipes, a Dash of Reminiscence, and a Pinch of History from America's Most Famous Kitchen. Now Henry Haller, White House Executive chef for more than twenty years, shares more than 250 best-loved recipes of the past five presidential households, each and every one an all-American classic. Administration by administration, Chef Haller takes us on a culinary tour of office, stopping at bre... View more info

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Churchill: A Biography

By: Jenkins, Roy

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Gordonsville, Virginia, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 006478

ISBN: 0374123543

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


006478: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Dustjacket is slightly rippled at top edge near spine; else is complete and smooth. "Winston Churchill is an icon of modern history, but even though he was at the forefront of the political scene for almost sixty years, he might be remembered only as a minor player in the drama of British government had it not been for World War II. In this magesterial book, Roy Jenkin's unpara... View more info

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Abuse Of Power (The New Nixon Tapes)

By: Kutler, Stanley I. (Editor)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: The Free Press - Simon & Schuster: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 003708

ISBN: 0684841274

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


003708: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Editorial Review: "Among other things, Abuse of Power definitively answers the question of whether Nixon was directly involved in raising hush money (he was) and suggests a reason for the burglary attempt at the Watergate Hotel (financial documents that might have linked the Democratic Party chairman to Howard Hughes) . The tapes also reveal the vindictive and bigoted side to Nixon's personality, particul... View more info

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The Death Of A President - November 1963 : November 20 - November 25, 1963

By: Manchester, William

Price: $59.00

Publisher: Harper & Row, Publishers: 1967

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011312

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


011312: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket is complete but has two small, repaired, edge cuts. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Front and back endpapers have a detailed Chronology of events and Map showing the Route of the State Funeral which has a light pen line on it. Otherwise, would have classified book as in Fine Condition. : 6.5 x 9.5 in.: 710 pag... View more info

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Theodore Rex

By: Morris, Edmund

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Random House Inc: 2001

Store ID: 005709

ISBN: 0394555090

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


005709: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Dustjacket has some small, well-repaired by archival tape, cuts along bottom edge. Believe book is a BCE, due to smaller size and no price on dustjacket, even though Copyright Page states First Edition, with a correct number line for Random House, beginning with a 2. "It begins by followin... View more info

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First Father, First Daughter: A Memoir

By: Reagan, Maureen

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, Little Brown & Co: 1989

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006162

ISBN: 0316736317

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


006162: Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Offers an inside account of the workings of the Reagan administration and of the President's relationship with his elder daughter, presenting many never-before-published anecdotes about the President. ": 6.5 x 9.5 in.: 415 pages View more info

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Biography of a Chairman Mao Badge (The Creation And Mass Consumption Of A Personality Cult)

By: Schrift, Melissa

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Rutgers University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 007479

ISBN: 0813529360

Condition: New with no Dust Jacket


007479: BRAND NEW. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered, but book has no bookjacket. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "With the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution in 1966, the regime of Chairman Mao Zedong launched a propaganda campaign aimed at disseminating inspiring images of the chairman to a skeptical populace. Thus was born the 'Mao badge', a political icon in the form of a pin that was widely distributed to create, su... View more info

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Biography of a Chairman Mao Badge (The Creation And Mass Consumption Of A Personality Cult)

By: Schrift, Melissa

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Rutgers University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 007480

ISBN: 0813529360

Condition: New with no Dust Jacket


007480: BRAND NEW. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered, but book has no bookjacket. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "With the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution in 1966, the regime of Chairman Mao Zedong launched a propaganda campaign aimed at disseminating inspiring images of the chairman to a skeptical populace. Thus was born the 'Mao badge', a political icon in the form of a pin that was widely distributed to create, su... View more info

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Patriots And Redeemers In Japan (Motives In The Meiji Restoration)

By: Wilson, George M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, University Of Chicago Press: 1992

Store ID: 004620

ISBN: 0226900924

Condition: Fine


004620: BRAND New, Still In Original Shrink-Wrap. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "In this concise but ambitious historiographical essay, Wilson argues for an approach to the Meiji Restoration that emphasizes multiple lines of motive and action. This study forgrounds the classic contest of agency versus structure, focusing on the actors in Meiji Restoration history rather than the institutions through which they acted. ": 5.5 x 8.5 in.: 218 pages View more info

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The Agenda (Inside The Clinton White House)

By: Woodward, Bob

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1994

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 003480

ISBN: 0671864866

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


003480: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Working behind the scenes for the eighteen months following Bill Clinton's election, conducting hundreds of interviews with administration insiders and other key officials, and gaining access to confidential internal memos, diaries, and meeting notes, Bob Woodward has discovered how the Clinton White House really works. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 6.25 x 9 in.: 352 pages View more info

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Shadow (Five Presidents And The Legacy Of Watergate)

By: Woodward, Bob

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1999

Edition: Third Printing

Store ID: 004257

ISBN: 0684852624

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


004257: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "The Watergate scandal, and the remedies against future abuses of power, would have an enduring impact on presidents and the country. In SHADOW, Bob Woodward takes us deep into the administrations of Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush, and Clinton to describe how each discovered that the presidency was forever altered. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 6.5 x 9.5 in.: 592 pages View more info