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1 Bill Clinton's Pre-Presidential Career: An Annotated Bibliography [Bibliographies and Indexes in American History No. 27] Metz, Allan.
Greenwood Press, Westport, Conn. 1994. 031329285X / 9780313292859 Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardcover. No dj. Vg condition. Non-circulating ex-lib copy w/ light markings to endpapers, marker code on spine, cover label very neatly removed; 1 pg crinkled, not affecting legibility at all, interior otherwise quite bright & clean, binding tight. 235 p. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 Brooks Adams: A Biography Beringause, Arthur F.
NY: Alfred A. Knopf. 1955. 1st edition (stated). Hardcover Condition: Good 
8vo, hardcover, op. Lower spine and corners lightly bumped, 1/2" smudge on copyright pg., otherwise vg condition. Dj lightly soiled, mildly edge-worn, else good. 404 pp. + index. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3 Brooks Hays Baker, James T.
Mercer University Press, Macon, GA. 1989. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardcover, no dj. Exterior faintly scuffed & upper spine mildly bumped, else vg+ condition. 218 pp. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Colonel Aaron Burr: The American Phoenix. A Study of His Life and Career Burr, Samuel Engle
Exposition Press, New York. 1964. 2nd revised edition. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardcover. Vg condition in vg dj. NOT ex-library. Faintest foxing to endpapers, not affecting interior; Contents bright & clean, no markings; dj glossy w/ slight rubbing to spine edges. 114 p. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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5 Diary of Cotton Mather, Volume II: 1709 - 1724 [Series: American Classics] Mather, Cotton.
Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., NY. 1957. 1st ptg. Hardcover Condition: Good 
8vo, hardcover. Vg condition in good dj. Prev. owner's name-label, contents clean, binding tight; dj lightly spine- and edge-sunned (lettering fully legible), two 3-inch closed edge-tears, moderately spine-rubbed w/ few smaller edge nicks. 860 pp. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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6 E. L.: The Bread Box Papers: A Biography of Elizabeth Chapman Lawrence Gemmill, Helen Hartmann.
Dorrance & Co., Bryn Mawr, PA. 1983. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
Op. Dj chipped, several tears and stains. Upper corner of front board has quarter-sized water stain, contents unaffected. Otherwise vg. 275 pp. Illus. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 FDR: History Maker -----
Multieducator, Inc, New Rochelle, NY. 1995. 1885881053 / 9781885881052 Condition: Very Good 
8vo. Boxed CD-ROM with audio & video clips. Vg condition. Outer slipcase slightly edge-rubbed, CD unused. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Galusha A. Grow: Father of the Homestead Law DuBois, James T.; Mathews, Gertrude S.
Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston. 1917. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardcover, no dj. Maroon cloth, gilt title lettering. Vg condition. NOT ex-library. Prev. owner's name/date on endpaper; Contents bright & clean, no markings or foxing, binding & hinges firm; board corners & spine ends mildly bumped. xi, 305 pp., b&w plates, tissue-protected frontis. portrait. 
Price: 42.50 USD
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9 I Remember Mamie Kimball, D. L.
Trends & Events, Inc., Fayette, IA. 1981. 1st edition. Hardcover Condition: As New 
8vo, hardcover. Fine condition in near fine dj. NOT ex-library. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Dust jacket now enclosed in removeable mylar wrapper. 235 pp. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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10 In Lincoln's Hand: His Original Manuscripts Lincoln, Abraham; edited by Harold Holzer & Joshua Wolf Shenk; foreword by James H. Billington
Bantam Dell, New York. 2009. 0553807420 / 9780553807424 Hardcover Condition: Good 
4to, hardcover. NEW in dust jacket. Still in shrinkwrap -- never opened, never read. xi, 196 p., illus. (some color), map. A collection of writings includes images of a variety of handwritten speeches, letters, and childhood notebooks, accompanied by commentary by James M. McPherson, Ken Burns, Doris Kearns Goodwin, John Updike, Toni Morrison, and other notables. Official companion volume of the Library of Congress 2009 bicentennial exhibition in Washington, DC. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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11 John Paradise and Lucy Ludwill of London and Williamsburg Shepperson, Archibald B.
Dietz Press, Richmond, VA. 1942. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardcover. Mild foxing around board edges (under dj) & to endpapers & margins of plates & their surrounding pgs. (not affecting text or images), but otherwise vg, contents bright, binding tight; dj has tiny tears/chips to upper & lower spine, otherwise vg. 501 pp. 16 b&w plates. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Lincoln's Rail-Splitter: Governor Richard J. Oglesby Plummer, Mark A.
University of Illinois Press, Urbana. 2001. 0252026497 / 9780252026492 Hardcover Condition: New 
8vo, hardcover. NEW in dust jacket. Bright, crisp & clean, unread. xiv, 245 p., illus. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 Mary Surratt: An American Tragedy Trindal, Elizabeth Steger
Pelican Publishing Co., Gretna, La. 2011. 1565541855 / 9781565541856 2nd printing. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardcover. Cream-colored cloth; no dust jacket. Vg+ condition. Presentation copy, SIGNED by author Trindal on title pg. Bright, crisp & clean, binding tight. 304 p., illus. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Memorabilia of John Greenleaf Whittier Whittier, John Greenleaf; edited by John B. Pickard
The Emerson Society, Hartford. 1968. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
4to. Hardcover, blue cloth, no dj. Vg condition. Ex-library copy with bookplate & card pocket in rear, top textblock edge stamped, call letters at lower spine. Contents bright & clean, no markings, binding tight; spine ends mildly bumped, 1/2-inch rubbed spot at lower edge of cover. 167 pp., illus., 20 full-page plates in rear, reproducing portraits of Whittier over time. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 Memorial Services Held in the Senate and House in Eulogy of Joseph Raymond McCarthy [85th Congress, First Session]
National Weekly, Inc. NY. 1959. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardcover. No dj, black cloth. Vg condition. Endpapers foxed, contents clean, binding tight. 353 pp. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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16 My Life Clinton, Bill
Alfred A. Knopf, New York. 2004. 0375414576 / 9780375414572 First edition, stated. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardcover. SIGNED by Bill Clinton w/ short presentation inscription "To Carol" on title page. Vg+ condition in near fine dj, not price-clipped, showing original $35.00 price on front flap. Shallow 1/2-inch rubbed spot (from paperclip at one time?) at top edge of front endpaper. Contents bright, crisp & clean, clearly unread; dj quite clean & glossy w/ thin 1-inch long streak at edge of front flap, not very noticeable. Jacket now housed in transparent mylar wrapper for protection. 957, xliii p., illus. A handsome copy of the first edition, first printing (showing the uncorrected word "failure" on last page of Acknowledgments). 
Price: 150.00 USD
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17 Passions: The Wines and Travels of Thomas Jefferson Gabler, James M.
Bacchus Press, Baltimore. 1995. 0961352531 / 9780961352530 1st edition. Hardcover Condition: As New 
Large 8vo, hardcover. SIGNED by author Gabler on title pg. As new condition, including dj. Contents bright, crisp & clean, unread; dj glossy. xv, 318 p., illus. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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18 The Age of Suspicion Wechsler, James A.
Random House, NY. 1953. 1st printing. Hardcover Condition: Good 
8vo, hardcover. SIGNED presentation copy. Blue cloth dye staining bottom edge of opening and closing pgs. (not visible on opened pgs.), otherwise very good condition. Dj lightly water-stained at spine, rear moderately soiled, general edge-wear, two 2" nearly closed tears at upper edge of rear; otherwise good. 333 pp. Wechsler was called before Joe McCarthy's HUAC in 1953; this volume recounts his political history from his membership in the Young Communist League to his liberal, anti-communist editorship of the New York Post. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 The Iron Man: The Life and Times of Congressman Glenn R. Davis Smith, Kevin B.
University Press of America, Lanham, Md. / Glenn Davis Charitable Foundation, Waukesha, Wis. 1994. 0819193194 / 9780819193193 Hardcover Condition: New 
8vo, hardcover, no dj. NEW. Bright & clean, unread. 408 p., illus. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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20 The Lives of William Benton Hyman, Sidney.
University of Chicago Press. 1969. First edition. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
Dj edge-worn, several tears top and bottom. Otherwise vg. 624 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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