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The Adams-Jefferson Letters The Complete Correspondence Between Thomas Jefferson and Abigail and John Adams in Two Volumes: Vol I 1777-1804, 1812-1828

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press: 1959

Seller ID: 33291


This is a heavy item and will require extra shipping for international orders. ; In two volumes complete, edited by Lester J. Cappon, publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering to spines, Jonathan Miller's copy with his signature to front endpapers, minor marks to boards, internally clean, frontis to each volume, bindings firm. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 638 pages View more info

Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, Vol. XVIII, 1902 - The Arapaho

By: American Museum of Natural History

Price: £40.00

Publisher: United States, American Museum of Natural History: 1902

Seller ID: 21151


No wrappers; stitched binding protected by clear tape (neatly applied). Most pp uncut. B/w illustrations, plus 30 b/w + 2 colour plates, of native art and artefacts.; 8vo (6" x 9 1/2"); 150 pages View more info

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All the President's Men

By: Bernstein, Carl & Bob Woodward

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg Ltd: 1974

Edition: First English

Seller ID: 31421


Illustrated d/jkt, unclipped; spine slightly faded; tiny vertical split in rear top edge. Red boards, clean and bright. Gilt titling, bright. B/w illustrations. The inside dope on the ultimate political scandal! ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 349 pages View more info

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The Negro in Virginia Politics, 1902-1965

By: Buni, Andrew

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, VA, University Press of Virginia: 1967

Edition: First

Seller ID: 26294


Blue boards (no d/jkt); a trifle marked, but not otherwise worn; binding tight; top foredges lightly spotted. Interesting contemporary account of the Civil Rights struggle. ; 8vo (6" x 9 1/2"); 296 pages View more info

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The American Mind An Interpretation of American Thought and Character Since the 1880s

By: Commager, Henry Steele

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1962

Seller ID: 33615


Stiff card wrappers, slightly marked, creased spine. Foreedges have some small stains, text clean, no ownership markings, binding tight. NB This is the 1962 fifth printing. ; 20.5 x 13 x 3.5 cm; 490 pages View more info

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Facing the Chair Sacco and Vanzetti

By: Dos Passos, John

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Imprint unknown: 1977

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 31754


Publisher's original printed stiff card wrappers, Oriole Chapbooks facsimile edition, spine lettering illegible, internally clean, no ownership marks. ; 5" x 7.5"; 128 pages View more info

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Old John Burroughs

By: Fra Elbertus [Elbert Hubbard]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, Roycroft Shop: 1901

Edition: First thus

Seller ID: 25540


Green suede wrappers; a trifle marked; slight wear to edges. B/w frontispiece, with tissue guard. ; 8vo (5 1/2" x 8 3/4"); 19 pages View more info

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My Life and Fortunes

By: Getty, J. Paul

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1964

Edition: First

Seller ID: 31251


Illustrated b/w d/jkt, unclipped; intact, but a little worn, with small losses to head and tail of spine. Pale blue boards. B/w illustrations. The interesting life of the oil billionaire & Anglophile. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 321 pages View more info

Image for Gotham Unbound  How New York City Was Liberated From the Grip of Organized Crime: How New York City Was Liberated from the Clutches of Cosa Nostra

Gotham Unbound How New York City Was Liberated From the Grip of Organized Crime: How New York City Was Liberated from the Clutches of Cosa Nostra

By: Jacobs, James B. & Coleen Friel & Robert Raddick

Price: £10.00

Publisher: NYU Press: 1999

Seller ID: 31235


black boards with silver lettering, bottom of spine lightly bumped, dust jacket slightly edgeworn with light yellowing to edges of inside flaps, no ownership name and internally clean, binding tight. ; Fast Track Books; 9.21 X 6.28 X 1.02 inches; 329 pages View more info

Image for Dog Days: James P. Cannon vs. Max Shachtman in the Communist League of America, 1931-1933

Dog Days: James P. Cannon vs. Max Shachtman in the Communist League of America, 1931-1933

By: James P. Cannon et al

Price: £90.00

Publisher: New York, Prometheus Research Library / Spartacist Publishing: 2002

Edition: First

Seller ID: 33326


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Illustrated sepia wrappers; a trifle marked; spine uncreased; front corners very lightly creased; light ink mark on front foredges. B/w illustrations.; 8vo (5 1/2" x 8 1/2"); 715 pages View more info

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Stride Toward Freedom

By: King, Martin Luther, Jr.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine: 1958

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 29867


Blk card wrappers; spine uncreased. B/w photos. The dramatic story of Rosa Parks and the boycott of Montgomery, AL, segregated buses, one of the key events in the fight for civil rights in the US. ; 8vo (4" x 7"); 190 pages View more info

Decorative Symbolism of the Arapaho

By: Kroeber, A.L.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1901

Seller ID: 21152


Stapled book - stapling slightly oxidized, but intact, and hasn't bled. Pale grey paper wrappers; inact, but somewhat worn. B/w illustrations. Most pp uncut. An offprint from the American Anthropologist (N.S.), Vol. 3, April-June, 1901). ; 8vo (7" x 10"); 309-336 pages View more info

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Jack Kennedy - the Making of a President

By: Leaming, Barbara

Price: £13.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2006

Seller ID: 7871


8vo, 456pp. Nf/nf. Illustrated pale blue d/jkt, unclipped. Red boards; b/w + colour photos. ISBN 0297829188 View more info

An American Dilemma The Negro Problem and Modern Democracy

By: Myrdal, Gunnar

Price: £35.00

Publisher: New York, Joanna Cotler Books: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 33283


This is a heavy item and will require extra shipping for international orders. ; Publisher's cloth in dust wrapper, 1962 edition, published by Harper & Row, Jonathan Miller's copy with his signature to front endpaper, twentieth anniversary edition, dj slightly edgeworn, cloth clean, internally clean, a VG copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1483 pages View more info

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The Cotton Kingdom. A Traveller's Observation on Cotton and Slavery in the American Slave States. Based upon Three Former Volumes of Journeys and Investigations by the Same Author.

By: Olmstead, Frederick Law (ed Arthur M. Schlesinger)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1953

Seller ID: 33491


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Plain blk boards (no d/jkt); a trifle marked; binding tight; slight crease in front lower corner; gilt titling and decoration dulled, but legible. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears on the front endpaper. A reprint of the 1861 edition.; 8vo (6 1/2" x 9 1/2"); lxiii + 626 + xvi pages View more info

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Do it! Scenarios of the Revolution

By: Rubin, Jerry

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1970

Edition: First English

Seller ID: 31195


Illustrated red d/jkt, unclipped, in clear film; light wear to upper edges; spine slightly faded. Pale blk boards, clean and bright; gilt titling bright, B/w illustrations. occasional pencil marks in margin. Introduction by Eldridge Cleaver. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 256 pages View more info

The Age of Jackson

By: Schlesinger, Arthur M.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group: 1988

Seller ID: 33632


Stiff card wrappers, creased and sunned spine, text clean, no ownership markings, binding tight. ; Back Bay Books (Series; 20 x 12.5 x 3 cm; 578 pages View more info

The Guardian, November 25th, 1963 - Kennedy Assassination Issue

By: The Guardian - Kennedy Assassination Issue

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Guardian: 1963

Seller ID: 4615


Part of an edition of The Guardian - sadly only the front and back pages (ie pp1-2 and 15/16) - in the aftermath of Kennedy's assassination. The front page news report (by Alistair Cooke) is Lee Harvey Oswald's shooting by Jack Ruby, including the second-before-the-shooting photo of Ruby taking aim, as well as other items to do with Kennedy's death. There is also an interesting story about the Liberal MP Mr Emlyn Hooson attacking the Police Bill, which, he said, would le... View more info

Domestic Manners of the Americans

By: Trollope, Frances

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge: 1927

Seller ID: 21260


Dk green boards (no d/jkt), in clear film; a trifle worn; binding tight. Gilt titling, bright. Bookplate on front pastedown. B/w illustrations. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 398 pages View more info