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OUR DEMOCRACY - ITS ORIGINS AND ITS TASKS

By: Tufts, James Hayden

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, H. Holt and Co.: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41314

ISBN: 110348558X

Condition: Very Good+


Scarce 1917 First Edition of this influential work. Clean and tight in original navy blue cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine. James Hayden Tufts (1862-1942) was an important pragmatic social philosopher and a professor of theUniversity of Chicago. In 1908 he collaborated with John Dewey on the book Ethics in 1908. He formulated a comprehensive moral, social, and political philosophy defending liberal and progressive democracy. ; 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 e... View more info

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Judicial Interpretation of the Soviet Decrees in Relation to Private Rights

By: Untermyer, Eugene

Price: $9.95

Publisher: George Washington Law Review: 1933

Seller ID: 41715

Condition: Very Good


22 pages; Contents clean, disbound from George Washington Law Review, May 1933.; 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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THE BITTER TASTE OF GLORY The Bitter Taste of Glory: Nine Portraits of Power and Conflict

By: Valenti, Jack ; [SIGNED to Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart ]

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, The World Publishing Company, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38887

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Autograph; 170 pages; Clean and tight in original binding in very good dustjacket. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author to Justice Potter 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 maj... View more info

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MEN CONQUER GUNS

By: Van Kirk, Walter W. ; & Paul F. Douglass

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37079

Condition: Very Good


104 pages; Publisher's color pictorial wrappers. Minor wear, and a tiny stamp (in the red field of the image: "L.C. Duplicate / Exchange Permitted." Halftone frontispiece and b/w text illustrations throughout. The vivid cover illustration is quite poster-like; although it is unsigned, it is most likely the work of George E. Smith, credited on the title page as "Art Director." A scarce and significant tract in the American disarmament and pacifism movement, with great graphic interest. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own... View more info

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Impeachable Offences Under the Constitution of the United States

By: Van Nest, G. Willett

Price: $19.95

Publisher: American Law Review: 1882

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41713

Condition: Very Good


22 pages; This is the original offprint from 1882, NOT a modern edition. Clean and tight in original printed pale blue wrappers. OCLC: 60724121 One page has a short tear at the top edge (rough opening). From the American Law Review, November 1882. G. Willett Van Nest attended Harvard where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the Hastry Pudding, the O.K. Society and the A.D. Club. He received his law degree there in 1876. In 1882 he commenced the practice of law in his own offices in New York, successfully arguing a number of cases in the Court of Appeals. ; Experience the pleasure of readin... View more info

Image for IL POTERE POLITICO CHRISTIANO Discorsi Pronunciati la Quaresima del 1857 nella Cappella Imperiale delle Tuileries

IL POTERE POLITICO CHRISTIANO Discorsi Pronunciati la Quaresima del 1857 nella Cappella Imperiale delle Tuileries

By: Ventura di Raulica, Gioacchino ; Tullio Dandolo (editor)

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Milano, Boniardi-Pogliani De E. Besozzi: 1858

Seller ID: 40462

Condition: Very Good


xxx, 708 pages; Prima versione Italiana per cura Del Conte Tullio Dandolo. OCLC: 797880383 Quarter green leather over green cloth boards. A bit of wear at head of spine, otherwise Very Good. Gioacchino Ventura (dei Baroni) di Raulica (1792, Palermo – 1861, Versailles) was an Italian Roman Catholic pulpit orator, patriot, philosopher and writer. He entered the Society of Jesus in 1808, and in 1817, when the Society was suppressed in Sicily, joined the Theatines. Ordained a priest, he distinguished himself as a Catholic journalist and apologist, especially by his "Funeral Oration of Pius ... View more info

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The Rule of Law

By: Warren, Earl

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Heidelberg, University of Maryland Abroad: 1967

Seller ID: 38485

Condition: Very Good+


MARAB - A Review Winter 1967, Volume II, Number 3; 11 pages; Clean and tight in original red printed wrappers. This is an eleven page article within the Winter 1967 issue of MARAB - A Review (Volume II, Number 3). Other articles include: Iceland - Yesterday and Today by Greenwood; French Legislative Elections of March 1967 by Sinsheimer; Notes of Angkor Wat by Olander; Auschwitz - Unconquerable Past by Wortman, etc. Earl Warren (1891 – 1974) was an American jurist and politician, who served as the 14th Chief Justice of the United States (1953–1969). ; Experience the pleasure of readi... View more info

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Statement on Our Foreign Situation by Ernest T. Weir, Chairman National Steel Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA., January 5, 1951

By: Weir, Ernest T

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Pittsburgh, National Steel Corporation: 1951

Seller ID: 41690

Condition: Very Good


19 pages; Two small ink marks at bottom of front wrapper, otherwise clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Weir strongly advocates establishing better relations with the New China. ; 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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UNTERRICHT UND DEMOKRATIE IN AMERIKA; Die Quellen der Offentlichen Meinung das College, die Universitaten, Studentenleben, Schule und Kirche in den Vereinigten Staaten Vorlesungen Gehalten an Der Berliner Universitat

By: Wheeler, Benjamin Ide ; [SIGNED]

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Strassburg, Verlag von Karl J. Trubner: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38469


Autograph; 295 pages; Inscribed and Signed by the author on half-title. Clean and tight in original binding of white velin spine and gray boards with gilt lettering at spine. Benjamin Ide Wheeler (1854 – 1927) was a Greek and comparative philology professor at Cornell University, as well as President of the University of California from 1899 to 1919. During the year 1909-10, Roosevelt Professor at the University of Berlin; this book comprises the lectures he delivered during that tenure. ; Signed by Author View more info

MERE LITERATURE AND OTHER ESSAYS including The Interpreter of English Liberty [on Edmund Burke]

By: Wilson, Woodrow

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1896

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39144

Condition: Very Good+


(vi), 247 pages; Clean and tight in publisher's brown polished buckram cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and gilt ruling at top of front board, top edges gilt. An extremely nice example of this handsomely produced book, with only faint rubbing and two very tiny chips to the cloth at the spine ends. The First Edition - as indicated by the presence of the date 1896 on the title page as well as the copyright page. OCLC: 184212 In 1896, Wilson had served on the Princeton faculty as professor of jurisprudence and political economy for six years. The Princeton Presidency would come in 1... View more info

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THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES

By: Wilson, Woodrow

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1916

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 40062

ISBN: 1299117856

Condition: Very Good+


71 pages; Clean and tight in original blue cloth bidning with gilt lettering and facsimile autograph at front board. This wrok was originally published within Wilson's Constitutional Government of the United States, this is the first separately published edition. ; 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