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Image for A SELECTION OF PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S ADDRESSES  w/ "Free France" ephemera laid-in

A SELECTION OF PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S ADDRESSES w/ "Free France" ephemera laid-in

By: Roosevelt, Franklin D

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, France Forever: 1943

Seller ID: 39809

Condition: Very Good


49 pages; Contents clean and tight in original printed wrappers, toned at foredge. Leaflet on Forever France - The Free France Movement in America and a form for referring others who might be interested laid in. View more info

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The Partition of Palestine / The Iraqi Coup d'Etat of 1936 / Communist Tactics in Palestine

By: Roosevelt, Kermit ; Harvey P. Hall, Majid Khadduri, et al

Price: $124.95

Publisher: Washington, DC, Middle East Institute: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41009

Condition: Very Good


MIDDLE EAST JOURNAL VOLUME II - 1948; 518 pages; Entire year's issues of this journal bound in red buckram with gilt lettering. Articles include The Partition of Palestine by Kermit Roosevelt ; The Legal System of Palestine by Norman Bentwich, Arab Nationalism and Islam by S. A. Morrison, Communist Tactics in Palestine by Martin Ebon, The Iraqi Coup d'Etat of 1936 by Majid Khadduri, Some Aspects of the Arab Dhow Trade by Alan Villiers, The Algerian Uprising of 1945 by Manfred Halpern, etc. Volume 2, Numbers 1, 2, 3, and 4. From the collection of Kermit "Kim" Roosevelt, Jr. (1916 - 200... View more info

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COUNTERCOUP - The Struggle for the Control of Iran

By: Roosevelt, Kermit ;[Autographed]

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill: 1979

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 40633

ISBN: 0070535906

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Autograph; 217 pages; Clean and tight in original publisher's binding of slate grey boards with white cloth spine lettered in black. Very nice dustjacket, not clipped, minor edgewear. A very personal inscription from the author (in shaky hand) to his friend and in-law on the front free endpaper -- "To dearest Mary Reynolds / our favorite [illegible word] comadre [illegible word] / Kim Roosevelt." Mary Reynolds daughter Priscilla married Kim Roosevelt's son Kermit Roosevelt III; they are mutual grandparents to the latest possessor of the famous Roosevelt moniker "Kim," whic... View more info

THE SOVEREIGN PREROGATIVE The Supreme Court and the Quest for Law

By: Rostow, Eugene

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 42095

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


318 pages; Clean and secure in original green cloth binding. This group of essays by the Dean of the Yale Law School states a theory of law and a policy for judicial action, and applies them to the work of the Supreme Court, criticizing some decisions, upholding others. Strongly defending the democratic character of judicial review, the book presents and illustrates a policy through which the Supreme Court could wisely and affirmatively use the great powers entrusted to it by history in enforcing the commands of the constitutional tradition to help improve the democratic quality of American li... View more info

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The Free Enterprisers: Kennedy, Johnson, and the Business Establishment [Signed]

By: Rowen, Hobart ; [Roger Neuhoff's copy]

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1964

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38569

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Autograph; 319 pages; Publisher's grey cloth, spine lettered in silver, top edges decoratively stained red. Very minor (sun) fading at the top and bottom edges of the binding -- very minor tears to the top and bottom edges of the pictorial dust jacket. Presentation copy, with a signed inscription from the author (October 19, 1964) to Roger Neuhoff. The author, Hobart Rowen [1919-1995] shaped the course of American financial reporting, at Newsweek, the Washington Post, and finally, the New York Times. His first book, an assessment of the business relations and policies of the Kennedy Admi... View more info

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A Sarmiento Anthology (Domingo Faustino Sarmiento) -- Inscribed to Mrs. William Randolph Hearst Jr. by Dennis Chavez (Democratic politician from New Mexico) Translated From Spanish By Stuart Edgar Grummon

By: Sarmiento, Domingo Faustino ; Allison Williams Bunkley (editor) ; Mrs. William Randolph Hearst Jr.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press: 11948

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 38646

Condition: Very Good-


4 p.l., 336 & [1] pages; Publisher's tan cloth, spine lettered in brown. A decent copy, lacking the dust jacket. With a very interesting inscription, boldly written on the front free-endpaper in blue ink (fountain pen): To Mrs. William Randolph Hearst Jr., / In appreciation of / her intelligence -- / [signed] Dennis Chavez / New Mexico / 1952." Dennis Chavez [born Dionisio Chavez (April 8, 1888 – November 18, 1962)] was a Democratic politician from the U.S. State of New Mexico who served in the United States House of Representatives, and in the United States Senate from 1935 to 1962. ... View more info

What is Christian Politics

By: Schoeningh, Franz Josef ; Translated by Sally S. Cunneen

Price: $5.95

Publisher: West Nyack, Cross Currents: 1955

Seller ID: 40767

Condition: Very Good


12 pages; Text clean, loose sheets stapled at top left corner from Cross Currents, pp. 43-54. Franz Josef Schöningh (died 1960 in Munich ) was a German journalist , publishing director and shareholder of the South German publishing house. In the 1930s he was editor and later chief editor of the magazine Highlands, which was banned in 1941. From 1942 to 1944 served as deputy Schöningh District Chief of the German civil administration in Sambor and Tarnopol in occupied Poland . In 1945 he was co-founder of the Süddeutsche Zeitung and from 1946 until his death he served as editor of the newly... View more info

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THE MISSION OF THE POET

By: Senghor, Leopold ; Translated by R. W. Thompson

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Port of Spain, University of the West Indies: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37014

Condition: Near Fine


Art & Civilisation Series: 1; 10 pages; Clean and tight in original printed stiff wrappers. OCLC: 2034162 A very uncommon publication by Senghor. Léopold Sédar Senghor (1906 – 2001) was a Senegalese poet, politician, and cultural theorist who for two decades served as the first president of Senegal (1960–1980). Senghor was the first African elected as a member of the Académie française and one of the most important African intellectuals of the 20th century.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues i... View more info

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Report on the Principles and Programme of the Party. Constituent Congress of the P. F. A.

By: Senghor, Leopold Sedar

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Paris, Presence Africaine: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40887

Condition: Very Good-


88 pages; The Party of the African Federation. Constituent Congress of the P. F. A. - Dakar - 1st, 2nd and 3rd July 1959. A tiny drip stain at top of front wrapper, toning to edges. The origin of the African Federation Party. OCLC: 6701421 An important document on the path to achieving Senegal's independence in 1960. Léopold Sédar Senghor (1906 – 2001) was a Senegalese poet, politician, and cultural theorist who for two decades served as the first president of Senegal (1960–1980). Senghor was the first African elected as a member of the Académie française. Before independence, he f... View more info

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THE CASE FOR EQUALITY

By: Shaw, George Bernard

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, National Liberal Club Political and Economic Circle: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36947

Condition: Near Fine


36 pages; Publisher's orange-brown wrappers, printed, with decorative device in black on the rear wrapper, verso, and a wood-engraved view of the National Liberal Club's London headquarters on the recto of this rear wrapper. An excellent copy, with one tiny v-shaped snag (without loss) at the fore-edge of the front cover. First edition of a significant address by George Bernard Shaw, delivered to The National Liberal Club at their 85th dinner on May 1, 1913. Laurence A 127. OCLC: 624578005 Quite scarce; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has... View more info

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IN HIS OWN IMAGE - THE SUPREME COURT IN RICHARD NIXON'S AMERICA

By: Simon, James F. [Justice Stewart Potter's copy]

Price: $124.95

Publisher: New York, D. McKay Co.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38881

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Autograph; Inscribed and SIGNED by the author on ffep to Justice Potter Stewart. Clean and tight in original gray cloth bindsing in dustjacket with some edgewear. 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, Pott... View more info

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Constitutional Rights and the Industrial Struggle with typed letter signed by the author

By: Simpson, Sidney Post

Price: $8.95

Publisher: West Virginia Law Quarterly and the Bar: 1924

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38732

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; 27 pages; Clean and tight in printed wrappers, wrappers dust toned. Reprinted from the West Virginia Law Quarterly and the Bar, April 1924. Laid in is a typed letter on Stimson & Dorr letterhead signed by the author dated July 22, 1924. The letter is addressed to Joseph H. Beale of Harvard Law School. Not listed in OCLC. Sidney Post Simpson (1898-1949) practiced law in Washington D.C., 1922-1925, and in New York City, 1925-1931. Simpson became a partner at Hines, Rearick, Dorr, Travis & Marshall, 1930-1931, but relocated to be a professor of Law at Harvard University from... View more info

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AN INTRODUCTION TO TRADE UNION LAW

By: Slesser, Henry H

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Oxford, Cooperative Printing Society, Ruskin College: 1919

Seller ID: 37075

Condition: Very Good


The Reorganisation of Industry, Series VI; 47 pages; Clean and tight in original printed green wrappers. ; 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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SOUND MONEY

By: Smellie, William

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Liverpool, Try & Mcfarlane: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36983

Condition: Fine


20 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. OCLC: 30363620 In the early 20th century, the author was a supporter of the idea of bi-metalism to establish a stable currency. ; 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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Vom Paradies zum Weltuntergang Dramen und Kleinkunst

By: Soyfer, Jura

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Wien [Vienna], Globus Verlag: 1947

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41931

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


274 & [1, ad] pages; Publisher's cream-colored stiff boards lettered in gold on front cover and spine. In a colorful pictorial dust jacket, in tones of red and blue -- designed by H. Sussmann. A splendid copy, unworn, but with minor, inevitable toning around the edges of the boards, and just light rubbing at the edges of the fragile dust jacket. This volume is a particularly well-preserved and handsome copy of the posthumous collection of works by one of the most noteable and talented young writers who died in the Holocaust -- Jura Soyfer [1912-1939]. Due the the subject matter of at leas... View more info

"The Trial of Senator Warren T. Thayer" Proceedings of the Committee of the Judiciary of the Senate In the Matter of the INVESTIGATION Requested by SENATOR WARREN T. THAYER

By: State of New York ; [Senator Warren T. Thayer ]

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Albany, J.B. Lyon Company: 1934

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41530

Condition: Near Fine


527 pages; Clean and tight in binding of red half leather over red cloth with gilt lettering at spine and front cover; spine is titled "The Trial of Senator Warren T. Thayer," marbled endpapers. OCLC: 183227216 In 1934, the Federal Trade Commission revealed letters written to Associated Gas & Electric Co. by New York State Senator Warren T. Thayer who was one-time chairman of the powerful Public Service Committee. In the letters Thayer expressed the hope that his services had been "satisfactory" to the big holding company adding that although he hadn't managed to get some... View more info

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STARK REALITY OF RESPONSIBILITY - WELCOMING AND ACCEPTANCE ADDRESSES BEFORE THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION 1952 Special Limited Edition

By: Stevenson, Adlai Ewing

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Chicago, Americana House: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41359

Condition: Fine


Clean and tight in original binding Limited to 1000 copies printed on Linweave paper; designed by Philip Reed; set in Bruce Roger's Centaur type by John B. Reed; presswork by Ralph Lechner and John Bradtke. From the collection of 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. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a ch... View more info

THE AMERICAN CONSTITUTION The National Powers, the Rights of the States, the Liberties of the People

By: Stimson, Frederic Jesup ; (1855-1943)

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39116

Condition: Very Good-


Lowell Institute Lectures; 259 pages; Lowell Institute Lectures, delivered at Boston, October - November, 1907. OCLC: 3492867 Original blue cloth binding rubbed and chipped at head of spine, lettering faded. Armorial bookplate of Mansfield Ferry. In 1911, Mansfield Ferry (Yale 1903) bought Mory's Temple Bar, the favorite watering hole for many generations of Yale men and home to the famed Whiffenpoofs most Monday evenings. Some of the better known past members of Mory's include John Kerry, Bill Clinton, George H. W. Bush, Gerald Ford, John R. Bolton, George Pataki, Joe Lieberman, the late... View more info

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THE COMMITTEE AS AN INSTRUMENT OF COORDINATION IN THE NEW DEAL

By: Trackett, Mary C

Price: $6.95

Publisher: American Political Science Review: 1937

Seller ID: 37039

Condition: Near Fine


Clean and tight in original printed wrappers, staples a bit rusty. Offprint from the American Political Science Review. "Of all criticisms of the New Deal, the one most frequently emphasized is the lack of coordination. ...The use of the committee as a device for achieving interdepartmental cooperation is not unique with the Roosevelt regime."; 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

THE COMMITTEE AS AN INSTRUMENT OF COORDINATION IN THE NEW DEAL

By: Trackett, Mary C

Price: $7.95

Publisher: American Political Science Review: 1937

Seller ID: 39692

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Offprint from the American Political Science Review. ; 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