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OUR RUDE FOREFATHERS - American Political Verse 1783-1788

By: Miner, Louie M.

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Cedar Rapids, The Torch Press: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42271

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


viii, (2), 274 pages; Contents clean and tight in original teal cloth binding in edgeworn and torn dustjacket with chipping all along top edge and cello reinforcement (now in protective mylar cover). OCLC 23862986 From a contemporary review: "Although a number of American historians, both literary and political, have discussed the political verse of the early Republic, none have made so thorough an analysis of the period from 1783-1788 as the author of the present volume. Taken with the late Moses Coit Tyler's Literary History of the American Revolution, Professor Miner's study now gives ... View more info

PRESIDENTIAL TELEVISION {SIGNED by author]

By: Minow, Newton N. ; John Bartlow Martin ; Lee M. Mitchell; [ W. Willard Wirtz ]

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Basic Books, Inc.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41207

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Autograph; 232 pages; Inscribed and Signed by Newton Minow 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 for Adlai Stevenson during his presidential campaign. Clean and tight in original gray cloth in dustjacket. Newton Norman Minow (born January 17, 1926) is an American attorney and former Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. His speech referring to television as a "vast wasteland" is cited even as the speech has passed its 50th anniversa... View more info

EQUAL TIME The Private Broadcaster and the Public Interest

By: Minow, Newton N. ; [ SIGNED ] ; Lawrence Laurent ; [ W. Willard Wirtz ]

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 41206

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Autograph; 316 pages; Inscribed and Signed by the author on ffep to Bill Wirtz -- W. Willard Wirtz, Secretary of Labor for the last year of President Kennedy's administration and during President Lyndon Johnson 's administration. Clean and tight in original tan cloth in dustjacket with some wear. Newton Norman Minow (born January 17, 1926) is an American attorney and former Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. His speech referring to television as a "vast wasteland" is cited even as the speech has passed its 50th anniversary. While still maintaining a law practice, M... View more info

Christian Faith and Civilization

By: Mounier, Emmanuel ; translated by Erwin W. Geissman

Price: $9.95

Publisher: West Nyack, Cross Currents: 1955

Seller ID: 40786

Condition: Very Good


23 pages; Text clean, loose sheets stapled at top left corner. OCLC: 4185250 Mounier founded the monthly review ESPRIT in 1932 to help form a political-cultural climate responding to the demands of the spiritual nature of the human person. View more info

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Recomendaciones de la Asociacion Americana de Abogados respecto a las proposiciones de Dumbarton Oaks para el establecimiento de una organizacion general international de la paz, de la justicia y del derecho y una exposicion de principios y actuacioon

By: Multiple Authors

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Chicago, Asociacion Americana de Abogados: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38709

Condition: Very Good


40 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Spanish edition of the Recommendations of the American Bar Association as to the Dumbarton Oaks proposals for the establishment of a general international organization for peace, justice and law. OCLC 1571717 View more info

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Recomendaciones de la Asociacion Americana de Abogados respecto a las proposiciones de Dumbarton Oaks para el establecimiento de una organizacion general international de la paz, de la justicia y del derecho y una exposicion de principios y actuacioon

By: Multiple Authors

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Chicago, American Bar Association: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38710

Condition: Very Good


40 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers light toning to edges of wrappers. Spanish edition of the Recommendations of the American Bar Association as to the Dumbarton Oaks proposals for the establishment of a general international organization for peace, justice and law. OCLC 1571717 View more info

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[RUSSIAN LANGUAGE EDITION] Recommendations of the American Bar Association as to the Dumbarton Oaks proposals for the establishment of a general international organization for peace, justice and law, and statement of principles and joint action

By: Multiple Authors

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Chicago, American Bar Association: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38711

Condition: Very Good


40 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Russian edition of the Recommendations of the American Bar Association as to the Dumbarton Oaks proposals for the establishment of a general international organization for peace, justice and law. View more info

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TRU-AMERICANISM

By: Mulvey, Owen

Price: $24.96

Publisher: Chicago, Owen Mulvey: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36987

Condition: Fine


The time for another American Evolution has come. Now is the time to make our donation to humanity. Author calls for a guaranteed minimum income, jobs for all, good schools & good hospitals for all people, etc. Excellent pictorial wrappers. Quite scarce pamphlet. OCLC: 318413948; 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

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Post-War Problems - A Current list of United States Government Publications Supplement Number Two October-December, 1944

By: Murra, Kathrine Oliver

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38733

Condition: Very Good


119 pages; Clean and tight in stapled printed wrappers. This bibliographic work covers a wide variety of topics from Surplus War materials to Palestine. View more info

THE LITERARY HISTORY OF GALLOWAY

By: Murray, Thomas

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Edinburgh, Waugh and Innes: 1832

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 41131

Condition: Very Good-


348 pages; Clean and tight in original red cloth covered boards with printed label at spine. Cloth badly chipped missing three pieces at spine and worn through on lower corners. ; 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

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TEN YEARS OF PRELUDE - The Story of Integration since the Supreme Court's 1954 Decision

By: Muse, Benjamin ; [Gerhard Alden Gesell's copy]

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1964

Seller ID: 38315

ISBN: 0852080395

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


320 pages; Clean and tight in orignial blue cloth binding in very good dustjacket with some light edgewear. Though not marked, this volume is from the collection of Gerhard Alden Gesell (1910 – 1993) began his career as a staff trial lawyer and later as adviser to Chairman William O. Douglas at the new Securities and Exchange Commission from 1935 to 1941. He then entered private practice with Covington & Burling in Washington, where he specialized in antitrust and other corporate cases. While engaged in private practice, Gesell continued to serve the public sector. In 1945 and 1946, he ser... View more info

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ECONOMICS FOR THE POWER AGE - A Statement on First Principles

By: Nearing, Scott ; [SIGNED]

Price: $59.95

Publisher: New York, John Day: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 39114

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Autograph; 190 pages; Signed by the author on ffep. Clean and tight in original blue cloth binding with light blue lettering at spine in very nice dustjacket (unclipped). ; Signed by Author; 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

ON POLITICS When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become president. I'm beginning to believe it. - Clarence Darrow (1857-1938)

By: Oresman, Patricia and Donald

Price: $14.95

Publisher: South Freeport, Maine, Ascensius Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39689

Condition: Near Fine


12 pages; Clean and tight in original stiff printed self wrappers with flaps; illustration on front wrapper. A keepsake book of quotations related to politics, conceived and published by Patricia and Donald Oresman. One of a limited edition only 500 copies; typeset and printed at the Ascensius Press in South Freeport, Maine. A sampling: "Politics, as a general practice, whatever its professions, has always been a systematic organization of hatreds." (Henry Adams); "Politics is an honest effort to misunderstand one another." (Robert Frost); etc. View more info

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REMINISCENCES OF RUFUS CHOATE The Great American Advocate

By: Parker, Edward Griffin

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, Mason Brothers: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41305

Condition: Very Good


522 pages; Clean and tight in original green cloth bidning with gilt lettering at spine and ruling in blind and spine and boards. Engraved frontispiece portrait and lithographed facsimile autograph letter with tissue guard, foxed. An area of mild fading on front board. OCLC: 296196 Rufus Choate (1799 – 1859) was an American lawyer and orator. Beginning in 1823 Choate practiced law for five years, during which time he also served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives (1825–1826) and in the Massachusetts Senate (1827). In 1830 he was elected to Congress as a Whig from Salem. In 183... View more info

FAMILY QUARRELS - The President The Senate The House

By: Pepper, George Wharton

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Baker, Voorhis, & Company: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40394

Condition: Near Fine


University of Virginia William H. White Foundation. Black cloth with gilt lettering. Dust soiled on top edge, otherwise Near Fine. Seemingly a TIMELESS topic - addresses quarrels over treaties, nominations, removals of appointees, and Congressional Investigations. A very interesting and insightful look at the political & legal machinery of our government from a psychological and sociological perspective. ; 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

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Über die geschichtliche Entwicklung der Begriffe von Recht, Staat und Politik Zweite, verbesserte und vermehrte Auflage

By: Raumer, Friedrich von

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Leipzig, Brockhaus: 1832

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 40860

Condition: Very Good-


xii & 259 pages; Contemporary marbled paper-covered boards. Binding somewhat worn and rubbed, with wear along the hinges, edges & corners, and the paper label on the spine now illegible. Foxing to the first and last gatherings of the text; small piece cut out from the front endpaper, with an owner's neat signature in ink dated 1905 just below. Wikipedia calls Friedrich Ludwig Georg von Raumer [1781-1873] -- "the first scientific historian to popularise history in German." Raumer is also a pioneer of public libraries in Berlin. He had traveled widely in the United States of Ameri... View more info

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United States Aviation Policy: A Selective Bibliography

By: Renstrom, Arthur G.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Washington, Library of Congress, Aeronautics Division: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41748

Condition: Very Good


58 pages; Clean and tight in original printed blue wrappers with gray cloth tape spine, paper toned. Bibliographic Section titles include: Aircraft Industry, Air Transportation, Military and Naval Aviation, and Government Organization. ; 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

TRADE UNION PUBLICATIONS - Three Volumes

By: Reynolds, Lloyd G. ; [ SIGNED ] and Charles C. Killingsworth

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 41055

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Autograph; Inscribed and SIGNED by the author to his parents on ffep. An early work by Lloyd G. Reynolds, noted economist and scholar, widely credited with creating the field of labor economics. In 1945, Reynolds joined the faculty of Yale University, where six years later, he became chair of the Department of Economics - the year this book was published. During the next eight years, he doubled the number of faculty in economics, luring such notable scholars as William Fellner, Tjalling Koopmans, John Montias, Hugh Patrik, Gustav Ranis, James R. Tobin, Robert Triffin, Henry Wallich, and lat... View more info

TRADE UNION PUBLICATIONS (Volume 1) The official journals, convention proceedings, and constitutions of international unions and federations, 1850-1941, Volumes 1 Only

By: Reynolds, Lloyd George ; [SIGNED]

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Baltimore, Johns Hopkins: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 41069

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; Volume One ONLY of the three volume set. SIGNED by the author and inscribed to his parents on ffep. An early work by Lloyd G. Reynolds, noted economist and scholar, widely credited with creating the field of labor economics. In 1945, Reynolds joined the faculty of Yale University, where six years later, he became chair of the Department of Economics - the year this book was published. During the next eight years, he doubled the number of faculty in economics, luring such notable scholars as William Fellner, Tjalling Koopmans, John Montias, Hugh Patrik, Gustav Ranis, James R. Tobin,... View more info

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Appendix to the Congressional Globe, for the Second Session, Thirty-second Congress: Containing Speeches, Important State Papers, Laws, etc. (New Series, Volume XXVII) [This copy bound for the U. S. House of Representatives Library]

By: RIves, John C. ; editor

Price: $399.95

Publisher: City of Washington [DC], Printed at the Office of John C. Rives: 1853

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41607

Condition: Very Good


xii & 387 pages; Bound in red roan leather with a pressed horizontal grain, over marbled boards, flat spine lettered in gilt directly in panels separated by pairs of gilt rules -- at the foot of the spine appears the following, lettered in gilt: "LIBRARY, HOUSE OF REP'S" This remarkable provenance is confirmed by a large circular stamp on the title page: "United States of America. / Library / House of Representatives." The binding is generally fresh and clean, with just a hint of a surface crack along the top two inches of the front outer hinge. There is a modern surplus du... View more info