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  • Warren Gamaliel Harding/ President of the United States: A Review of Facts Collected from Anthropological, Historical, and Political Researches

    By Warren Gamaliel Harding

    Our Price: $3,000.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111111553
    • Publisher: The Sentinal Press (sic) [The Sentinel Press]
    • Published: 1922
    [Wooster, OH?]. [1922]. 8vo. 1st (and only) edition. Original cloth. Minor wear to cloth, but clean and tight. According to Adams in The Life and Times of Warren Gamaliel Harding, nearly all the copies of the book were rounded up and destroyed by government agents: ' “Early in 1922 there appeared and vanished one of the most sensational books in our political history. The Government snuffed it out of existence. It purported to show that the President of the United States was part Negro.” VG.
  • Biography of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence (9 Volumes)

    By John Sanderson

    Our Price: $950.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: R.W. Pomeroy
    • Published: 1823
    9 volumes. 8vo. 1st edition. Quarter calf over marbled boards. With bookplate of Hamilton Fish to front paste-down of each volume. Spine somewhat darkened, with some superficial crackling to leather. Minor toning to margins of boards, with rubbing and occasional shallow chipping to spine ends, corners, and joints. Toning and some foxing to leaves throughout. VG. THE SET:
  • Mr. Citizen

    By Harry S. Truman

    Our Price: $750.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789110713710
    • Publisher: Bernard Geis Associates/Random House
    • Published: N.D.
    8vo. LIMITED SIGNED EDITION, one of 1000 copies. SIGNED by Truman. A touch of fading to spine with miniscule fray to front upper forecorner. Shelfwear, rubbing, and some darkening to slipcase with spliting to upper edge. NF in VG slipcase.
  • Slim 8vo. 1st edition. In custom case. Some toning to leaves; short narrow chip to bottom edge of 2 final leaves and rear wrapper panel. Narrow dampstain to bottom edge of rear wrapper and final blank. Hint of fading to wrappers. Bright copy. Minor dust soiling to edges of custom clamshell case. VG in wrappers in VG clamshell.
  • Frank Wesson: Gunmaker (3 volumes)

    By Dan Woods

    Our Price: $400.00
    • Format: Boxed Set
    • ISBN-13: 9780967632438
    • Publisher: Rowe Publishing
    • Published: January 2009
  • Trump: The Art of the Comeback

    By Donald J. Trump

    Our Price: $300.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112529821
    • Publisher: Times Books
    • Published: 1997
    (New York). (1997). 8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED on bookplate. Bumping to spine ends with rubbing to boards. Previous owner's ink stamp to front paste down.
  • Bohn's Hand-Book of Washington

    By Cassimir Bohn

    Our Price: $275.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111726917
    • Publisher: Cassimir Bohn, and Taylor & Maury
    • Published: 1852
    12mo. 1st edition. With 18 engravings. Original publisher's morocco, but lacking top half of spine. With engraved 'Pro Patria' vellum card laid-in. Significant wear to morocco binding. Dampstaining to leaves, with intermittant cracking to gutters. VG.
  • The Memoirs of Richard Nixon

    By Richard Nixon

    Our Price: $225.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781199926296
    • Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
    • Published: 1978
    (1978). 8vo. 1st edition. INSCRIBED by Nixon in year of publication. Some rubbing and fading to cloth boards and spine with light bumping to spine ends. Some soiling to bottom edge of text block. Rubbing to gently edgeworn d.j. VG/VG.
  • My Life

    By Bill Clinton

    Our Price: $200.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781399563642
    • Publisher: Hutchinson
    • Published: 2004
    8vo. 1st English edition. SIGNED by Clinton. Slight bumping to head of spine. Some rubbing to boards. Light toning to front edges of d.j. Small tear to back of d.j. Toning to leaves. VG/VG.
  • My Life

    By Bill Clinton

    Our Price: $200.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111788632
    • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
    • Published: 2004
    Thick 8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by Clinton. Slight bumping to spine ends with very light fading to head of spine. Small spot of soiling to head of text block. Some rubbing, minor indentations, and slight edgewear to dust jacket. Dying to head of spine and upper forecorners of verso of d.j. VG/VG.
  • Pomfret Vermont

    By Henry Hobart Vail

    Our Price: $200.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781399998123
    • Publisher: COCKAYNE
    2 volumes. 1st ed. With presentation plate tipped to paste down, from Mary Vail and Roger Sherman Baldwin, 'In Memory of the Author' (who established the Baldwin Prize at Middlebury College in 1927). Light soiling to boards and slight fading to gilt on spine of both volumes. Light soiling to cloth on boards. NF. THE SET:
  • Memoirs

    By David Rockefeller

    Our Price: $175.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781399318211
    • Publisher: Random House
    (2002). 8vo. 1st edition. INSCRIBED by Rockefeller. Faint rubbing to boards. Faintest soiling to top ad bottom edges of text-block. Light edgewear d.j., with small dampstain and crease to bottom of front panel. Security barcode sticker affixed to verso side of front panel flap. VG/VG.
  • Our Islands And Their People As Seen With Camera and Pencil

    By Major-General Joseph Wheeler

    Our Price: $175.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112327922
    • Publisher: N. D. Thompson Publishing Co.
    2 Volumes. Folio. Rebound with new endpapers. Toning to leaves; occasioanl negligible soili marks. With map of Cuba (includes insert of West Indies) tipped-in between frontis and title page of volume one. Frontis, map of Cuba, and title page of volume one a little rough at edges. Tears and creases to edges of frontis of volume two; a couple tears to fore-edge of title page and following leaf; narrow dampstain to bottom margin of title page only. Bright set. VG. THE SET:
  • The Movement: Documentary of a Struggle For Equality

    By Lorraine Hansberry

    Our Price: $175.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789112299960
    • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
    • Published: 1964
    4to. 1st simultaneous wrappered edition. Lean to slightly soiled spine. Minute closed tears to upper and lower joints of front wrapper. Toning to wrappers with mild wear to extremities. Minor creasing to upper fore-corner of rear wrapper with superficial chip. Toning to leaves. VG in wrappers.
  • 8vo. 1st edition. Darkening, rubbing, edgewear to baords, wear to spine ends. Approximately a 2 inch tear at upper front joint, front hinge a little loose, though strings yet holding. Toning, foxing to leaves, a stain here and there. VG.

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