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  • Byrd, Max.
    JEFFERSON.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Bantam, (1993.). SIGNED first edition - While best known for his award-winning suspense novels, Byrd is also an expert on 18th century literature, and he spent 5 years researching this historical novel about Thomas Jefferson in Paris. SIGNED on the title page. 424 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 37724
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  • HILLARY'S CHOICE. by [Clinton, Hillary Rodham] Sheehy, Gail.
    [Clinton, Hillary Rodham] Sheehy, Gail.
    HILLARY'S CHOICE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1999) dj. Hardcover first edition - An in-depth biography of the former First Lady, New York Senator and now presidential candidate that attempts to answer the question "why does she stay with him." Lynn Sher commented "With firsthand knowledge and first-rate reporting, Gail Sheehy meticulously peels back the layers of this woman we have so barely understood: revered and reviled First Lady, vunerable First Victim, flawed tactician, inspired candidate. You cannot know Hillary Rodham Clinton without reading this book." Photographs, notes, index. xv, 389 pp. ISBN: 0-375-503447.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 62982
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  • ON GROWING UP: Letters to American Boys & Girls Including "The Uncommon Man" and Other Selections. by Hoover, Herbert. (edited By William Nichols)
    Hoover, Herbert. (edited By William Nichols)
    ON GROWING UP: Letters to American Boys & Girls Including "The Uncommon Man" and Other Selections.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: William H. Morrow, 1962. dj. Hardcover first edition - Letters to and from the former President, spanning many years and on a variety of topics, including his boyhood days as well as his views of politics, history and the Presidency. 160 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a good dustjacket (chip to upper edge of front cover of dj, other rubbing.).

    Book ID: 53706
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  • THE BROTHERS KENNEDY: JOHN, ROBERT, EDWARD. by Krull, Kathleen.
    Krull, Kathleen.
    THE BROTHERS KENNEDY: JOHN, ROBERT, EDWARD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - This book "describes the Kennedy's early family life and highlights a pivotal event for each featured sibling. The tragic arc shows how each brother grew up and attained political success before two died, leaving behind a legacy of influence and determination." Illustrated by Amy June Bates with drawings rendered in pencil, watercolor, and gouache. Includes suggestions for further information, a timeline and sources. Large square format, 40 pp. ISBN: 978-1416991588.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated boards in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 73726
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  • JOHN ADAMS. by McCullough, David. [John Adams, 1735-1826.]
    McCullough, David. [John Adams, 1735-1826.]
    JOHN ADAMS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2001.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "In this powerful, epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life-journey of John Adams, the brilliant, fiercely independent, often irascible, always honest Yankee patriot -'the colossus of independence,' as Thomas Jefferson called him - who spared nothing in his zeal for the American Revolution; who rose to become the second President of the United States and saved the country from blundering into an unnecessary war; who was learned beyond all but a few and regarded by some as "out of his senses"; and whose marriage to the wise and valiant Abigail Adams is one of the moving love stories in American history." Winner of the 2002 Pulitzer Prize…

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    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2001.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "In this powerful, epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life-journey of John Adams, the brilliant, fiercely independent, often irascible, always honest Yankee patriot -'the colossus of independence,' as Thomas Jefferson called him - who spared nothing in his zeal for the American Revolution; who rose to become the second President of the United States and saved the country from blundering into an unnecessary war; who was learned beyond all but a few and regarded by some as "out of his senses"; and whose marriage to the wise and valiant Abigail Adams is one of the moving love stories in American history." Winner of the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Biography (the second time McCullough received this award). Illustrated with drawings and sections of both color and black and white photographic plates. Includes the Adams family genealogical tree, Source Notes, Bibliography, and Index. 751 pp. Illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 978-0684813639.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 74956
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  • Ross, Ishbel.
    POWER WITH GRACE, the Life Story of Mrs. Woodrow Wilson.

    Edition: Family Bookshelf edition.

    New York: Putnam, 1975. Hardcover -

    Condition: Fine in a slightly rubbed, near fine jacket.

    Book ID: 1580
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  • 1876: A Novel. by Vidal, Gore.
    Vidal, Gore.
    1876: A Novel.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Random House, (1976.) dj. Hardcover - Epic historical novel, set among the scandals of Grant's presidency, in the centennial year of the US. 364 pp. ISBN: 0-394-497503.

    Condition: Near fine in navy blue cloth in a good dust jacket (price-clipped, sunning to the spine and front cover.)

    Book ID: 48123
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  • LINCOLN. by Vidal, Gore.
    Vidal, Gore.
    LINCOLN.

    Edition: First trade edition.

    New York: Random House, (1984.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Epic historical novel. 657 pp. ISBN: 0-394-528956.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket ("p 199" on front endpaper, some sunning to the spine of the dj)

    Book ID: 58930
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  • LINCOLN. by Vidal, Gore.
    Vidal, Gore.
    LINCOLN.

    Edition: First trade edition.

    New York: Random House, (1984.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Epic historical novel. 657 pp. ISBN: 0-394-528956.

    Condition: Very near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 63764
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  • BILL CLINTON AND BLACK AMERICA. by Wickham, Dewayne.
    Wickham, Dewayne.
    BILL CLINTON AND BLACK AMERICA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2002) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A book which explores - through a series of interviews with African American politicians, pundits, journalists, activists, entertainers, and educators - why African Americans have consistently been the most supportive segment of his constituency. INSCRIBED on the author on the title page. Includes a 20 page list of all the black appointees of the Clinton administration. 310 pp. ISBN: 0-345450329.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 78796
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