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Image for The October Elections - Challenging a Voter [From a Sketch by Paul Frenzeny.] [ Hand-colored wood engraving ]

The October Elections - Challenging a Voter [From a Sketch by Paul Frenzeny.] [ Hand-colored wood engraving ]

By: Harper's

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Harper's Weekly: 1872

Seller ID: 41786

Condition: Very Good


Wood Engraving; 1 pages; A wonderful hand-colored wood engraving depicting an election polling station teaming with voters, one of whom is challenging another's tight to vote. Matted in white stock with clear mylar. Image measures 7" by 10" (11" x 14" matted) From Harper's Weekly, October 26, 1872, page 836. During the 1872 election season, there were frequent challenges questioning a voter’s eligibility, usually based on ethnic and social characteristics associated with the those supporting the opposing political party. Paul Frenzeny (1840-1902) was a painter and illus... View more info

PRAYERS OFFERED BY THE CHAPLAIN At the opening of the daily sessions of the Senate of the United States during the eighty-fifth and eighty-sixth congresses, ... document - 86th Congress, 2d session)

By: Harris, Frederick Brown ; [SIGNED & inscribed to Willard Wirtz]

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1960

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 41130

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; 228 pages; Clean and secure in original blue cloth binding. Warmly inscribed and signed by the author on ffep to W. Willard Wirtz Secretary of Labor for the last year of President Kennedy's administration and during President Lyndon Johnson 's administration and a speech writer/advisor for Adlai Stevenson during his presidential campaigns. "To my highly esteemed/ friend, / A Dedicated American / The Hon. W. Willard Wirtz / who in a strategic public/ post is serving the nation/ with ability, understanding / and integrity./ With every good wish / always and all ways / Frederick B... View more info

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IRELAND AND THE BRITISH EMPIRE 1937 CONFLICT OR COLLABORATION A Study of Anglo-Irish Differences from the International Standpoint

By: Harrison, Henry

Price: $24.95

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41313

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


356 pages; Clean and tight in original red cloth binding in dusty, toned dustjacket with light edgewear. OCLC: 4271122 With statistics prepared by the intelligence branch of "The Economist." Printed "With Compliments of Robert Hale and Company" "Sent at request of the Author" laid-in. Also laid-in is an article about the book reprinted from the Manchester Guardian. This book is a well researched and well written plea for the reconciliation of the United Kingdom and the Irish Free State, in view of the looming danger of a European War, in which Irish Hostility woul... View more info

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Soviet Law: An Introduction

By: Hazard, John N

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Columbia University: 1936

Seller ID: 40738

Condition: Very Good-


Columbia Law Review, Vol. xxxvi, No. 8 (December 1936); 31 pages; Contents clean and tight in original printed wrappers, wrappers lightly soiled. John N. Hazard (1909-1995) was a leading American scholar of Soviet law and public administration. Hazard was one of the pioneers in the field of Sovietology, particularly in Soviet law, administration and politics View more info

Soviet Socialism and Private Enterprise

By: Hazard, John N

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, New York University: 1950

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 40758

Condition: Near Fine


New York University Law Review, Vol XXV, No. # (July 1950); 19 pages; Clean and tight in oriignal tan printed wrappers. OCLC: 494538003 A separate printing of this article which originally appeared in the New York University Law Review, Vol XXV, No. # (July 1950) View more info

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BECAUSE IT IS RIGHT - INTERGRATION IN HOUSING

By: Hecht, James L. ; [Justice Potter Stewart]

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown and Company: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38884

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Autograph; Inscribed and SIGNED by the author to Justice Stewart. Justice Potter Stewart served on the U.S. Supreme Court for nearly 24 years. In 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated Potter Stewart to the Supreme Court to replace Justice Harold Hitz Burton, who was retiring. Stewart served on the Supreme Court until he announced his retirement from the Court on June 18, 1981 at the age of 66. During his tenure (1958-1981) as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, Potter Stewart made major contributions to criminal justice reform, civil rights, access to the courts... View more info

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SPEECHES AND PAPERS ON THE SILVER, POSTAL TELEGRAPH AND OTHER ECONOMIC QUESTIONS

By: Hill, Nathaniel P

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Colorado Springs, Gazette Printing: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40364

Condition: Very Good


290 pages; Contents clean and tight in original blue cloth binding. Light rubbing & minor wear at head of spine. Paper spine label eroded. An interesting examination of these very hot economic issues at the end of the 19th century. OCLC: 3721728 Nathaniel P. Hill (1832-1900) was born in Orange County, New York and graduated from Brown University in 1856. He was an instructor/professor of chemistry at Brown from 1856 to 1864. In 1865 he traveled to Colorado to investigate mineral resources. Having purchased several gold mines, he soon ran into financial difficulties because the smelting proce... View more info

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Thomas Jefferson : "The author of the Declaration of independence."

By: Hoar, George Frisbie

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Thomas Jefferson Memorial Association: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37132

Condition: Very Good+


8 pages; An address delivered on April 13, 1903, by United States Senator George F. Hoar, at Hotel Barton, Washington, D.C., at the banquet given under the auspices of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Association to celebrate Jefferson's Birthday. Nicely printed in black and red with a facsimile autograph of the author at the end. George Frisbie Hoar (1826 – 1904) was a prominent United States politician and United States Senator from Massachusetts. Hoar was also active in the American Historical Society and the American Antiquarian Society, serving terms as president of both organizations. H... View more info

Image for 100 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT COMMUNISM AND LABOR The first part of a series on the Communist conspiracy and its influence in this country as a whole, on religion, on education, on labor and on our government

100 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT COMMUNISM AND LABOR The first part of a series on the Communist conspiracy and its influence in this country as a whole, on religion, on education, on labor and on our government

By: House Of Representatives. Committee On Un-American Activities

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Washington, GPO: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40741

Condition: Very Good


30 pages; Contents clean and tight in original printed wrappers. This classic document from the post World War II / early Cold War era is the perfect synopsis of the fear of communism that became paranoia and persecution with Senator Joseph McCarthy fanning the the flames of the Red Scare (and the lesser known Lavendar Scare). View more info

Image for 23rd Congress, 1st Session.  House of Representatives. Executive.  [Doc. No. 1 through 49]    Message of the President of the United States, to the Two Houses of Congress, at the Commencement of the First Session of the Twenty-third Congress.  December  3, 1833

23rd Congress, 1st Session. House of Representatives. Executive. [Doc. No. 1 through 49] Message of the President of the United States, to the Two Houses of Congress, at the Commencement of the First Session of the Twenty-third Congress. December 3, 1833

By: Jackson, Andrew ; Peter Hagner ; Roger B. Taney; et alus

Price: $549.95

Publisher: Washington [DC], Printed by Gales & Seaton: 1833

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41602

Condition: Very Good-


Very thick octavo volume. Contemporary full sheepskin leather, flat spine "paneled" by pairs of rules in blind, red leather label lettered in gilt in the second panel -- covers with a border constructed of decorative tooling in blind, plain endpapers. There are scuff and shallow gouges to the leather suface of the covers, and scattered foxing (both diffuse and little pin-points) affecting many of the text leaves -- as usual for paper used in official publications of the U.S. Congress of the time. 23rd Congress, 1st Session. Ho[use] of Rep[resentative]s. Executive. [Doc. No. 1 (thro... View more info

Image for Rapport de l'Administration Centrale au Conseil d'Administration pour l'annee 1912. Presente a L'Assemblee Generale du 29 juin 1913 - I. Republique Argentine

Rapport de l'Administration Centrale au Conseil d'Administration pour l'annee 1912. Presente a L'Assemblee Generale du 29 juin 1913 - I. Republique Argentine

By: Jewish Colonization Association

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Paris, Veneziani: 1913

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 37095

Condition: Very Good-


56, plates pages; Removed Document. 56 pages of text followed by six single-page tables and six double-page graphic charts. This is the first section of the report; it covers the Jewish Colonies in Argentina. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

HATELAND A Long, Hard Look At America's Extremist Heart

By: Johnson, Daryl

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Prometheus Books: 2019

Seller ID: 42174

Condition: Near Fine


288 pages; Clean and tight in pictorial wrappers. Review copy. “Hateland examines and dissects various forms of extremism, explaining how the internet, social media, partisan politics, history, and cultural and religious differences are triggers behind violent and deadly hate crimes bombarding our society. There’s no doubt Johnson knows his stuff.” —Bill Morlin, investigative reporter for the Spokesman-Review and the Hatewatch. Daryl Johnson is one of the foremost experts on domestic extremist groups in the United States. Beginning his career as a civilian in the US Army, Johnson has... View more info

OUR FEDERAL REPUBLIC

By: Judson, Harry Pratt

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, The Macmillian Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40777

Condition: Very Good


xii, , 277 pages; Clean and tight in original blue cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine. Harry Pratt Judson (1849–1927) was a U.S. educator and historian and the second president of the University of Chicago. In 1892, Judson moved to University of Chicago and became professor of political science and head dean of the colleges; in 1894 he was named head of the department of political science and dean of the faculty of arts, literature, and science. He served as acting president of the University of Chicago from 1906 to 1907 and was named the university's second president in 1907, serv... View more info

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The Portraits of Members of the Kit Cat Club, Painted During the Years 1700-1720

By: Kneller, Sir Godfrey

Price: $5.95

Publisher: London, National Portrait Gallery: 1956

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 38461

Condition: Very Good


20 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Reproductions of four portraits along with descriptive text on the Portraits, the Club and the Members. The Kit Cat Club was an early 18th-century English club in London with strong political and literary associations, committed to thepromotion of Whig objectives. They met at the Trumpet Tavern in London and at Water Oakley in the Berkshire countryside. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderin... View more info

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FREE FRENCH AFRICA

By: Laguerre, Andre

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, France Forever: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39653

Condition: Very Good


30 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Marc André Laguerre (1915 – 1979) was a journalist and magazine editor, best known as the managing editor of Sports Illustrated from 1960 to 1974. In the summer of 1927, his French father ( Léon James Laguerre) took a post at the French Consulate General in San Francisco, settling in the upper-class neighborhood of Sea Cliff. In 1938, he covered the Munich Agreement for the French daily Paris-Soir. When World War II broke out, he enlisted in the French Army as a corporal. His first assignment was on patrol on the Maginot Line. He... View more info

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COMMUNISM

By: Laski, Harold J. ; [Justice Potter Stewart 's signature]

Price: $124.95

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Co: 1927

Seller ID: 42310

Condition: Very Good


Home University Library; Autograph; Vol. 131; 256, (13) ads pages; Clean and secure in original cloth binding with red lettering. Former owner's signature on ffep "Potter Stewart" U.S. Supreme Court Justice OCLC 837935071 256 Seiten In 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated Potter Stewart to the Supreme Court to replace Justice Harold Hitz Burton, who was retiring. Stewart served on the Supreme Court until he announced his retirement from the Court on June 18, 1981 at the age of 66. During his tenure (1958-1981) as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, ... View more info

Image for NATIONALISM AND REVOLUTION IN MONGOLIA with a translation from the Mongol of Sh. Nachukdorji's Life of Sukebatur

NATIONALISM AND REVOLUTION IN MONGOLIA with a translation from the Mongol of Sh. Nachukdorji's Life of Sukebatur

By: Lattimore, Owen ; Urgungge Onon [SIGNED]

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Leiden, E.J. Brill: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40354

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Autograph; x, 186 pages; Clean and tight in original light green cloth binding with gilt lettering in edgeworn dustjacket. Inscribed and SIGNED by one of the authors - "For my best friend XXXXXX / from / Urgungge Onon." The recipient was a C.I.A. operative in Tibet and Mongolia in the 1950s. Owen Lattimore (1900 – 1989) was an American author and influential scholar of China and Central Asia, especially Mongolia. Born in the U.S. Lattimore was raised in China where his parents were teachers at a University. After his later education in Europe, Lattimore worked first for a new... View more info

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Acts passed at the extra session of the Second Legislature of the State of Louisiana Held and begun in the city of New Orleans, on the 4th day of December, 1848

By: Louisiana, State of

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New Orleans, Printed at the Office of the "Louisiana Courier": 1848

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41984

Condition: Very Good


75, 75 pages; Early twentieth century full tan buckram, red label lettered in gilt on spine. This copy was once the property of the Library of Congress, with small paper label mounted to the front cover, the LC engraved bookplate mounted to the front paste down endpaper, tiny rubber stamps at the foot of both the English and French title pages ("L.C. copy 2"), pencil notes at the top of the French title page, and the Library of Congress Surplus-Duplicate stamp in blue ink on the rear free endpaper -- (which makes this copy legal to buy, sell and own). An excellent copy, with these mi... View more info

Envoy to the Middle World Adventures in Diplomacy

By: McGhee, George C. ; [Kermit "Kim" Roosevelt's copy]

Price: $249.95

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1984

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 39527

ISBN: 0060390255

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Autograph; 457 pages; Inscribed and SIGNED by the author on first blank to Kim Roosevelt. Also a manuscript note by Roosevelt laid-in "McGhee on me / p. 391, he does / not believe that / Mossadeq "formed / an alliance of his own" / with the USSR" An extremely interesting association copy. George McGhee, then U.S. Asst Secretary of State for Near East, etc., was a key figure in the American efforts to negotiate an agreement between Mossadeq and the British over the nationalization of BP's oil interests in Iran. Kermit "Kim" Roosevelt, Jr. (1916 - 2000) was the gran... View more info

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Neue Sittenlehre

By: Menger, Anton

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Jena, Verlag von Gustav Fischer: 1905

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 38897

Condition: Very Good


viii, 82 pages; Publisher's cloth, olive-tan linen, lettered in black on the front cover within a decorative frame with a design inspired by Jugenstil. [OLwd. With the lettered stamp of Julius Hager, Buchbinderei, Leipzig -- on the lower portion of the rear cover]. First edition. Erste Ausgabe. The copies like this one bound in cloth were 1 Mark 50 Pf. (copies in paper wrappers were 1 Mark). The author was an Austrian juridical expert and social theorist who mainly dedicated himself to propagating socialist literature on juridical grounds. Menger had been a university professor for... View more info