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John Dos Passos (Pamphlets on American Writers)
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John Dos Passos (Pamphlets on American Writers)

by Davis, Robert Gorham

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Published
1962
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9780816602773
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A brief biography of the author, John Dos Passos, and remarks about a selection of his works. Includes a short bibilography. University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers #20, 1962. Retired library copy with card pocket inside front cover, no other library markings. Wrappers have some wear at edges, chipped along spine. Staple bound. Pages tight; text generally clean with sparse… Read more about this item
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Silver Rights

by Curry, Constance

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Used - Near Fine
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Near Fine
Published
1995
ISBN
9781565120952
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The story of the desegregation of Mississippi public schools. Introduction by Marian Wright Edelman. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1995. Hardcover, Near Fine/Near Fine. DJ clean, no visible wear; small score mark on front near title. Dark gray boards, clean, corners sharp. Binding tight, pages clean, unmarked.
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The Beautiful Struggle
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The Beautiful Struggle

by Coates, Ta-Nehisi

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Published
2016
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9781784785345
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An extraordinary memoir from the author of Between the World and Me. Verso Books, 2016. Paperback, Near Fine/No Dust Jacket. Second printing. Looks unread; wrappers clean, corners and edges sharp. Text clean and tight, no marks, creases, or tears.
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Seeking Enlightenment ... Hat by Hat
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Seeking Enlightenment ... Hat by Hat

by Barr, Nevada

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Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Published
2003
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780399150579
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G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1st edition, 1st printing, 2003. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Signed on title page by the author. Near fine dust jacket in protective Brodart. Boards clean, corners sharp; binding tight. Pages clean, unmarked, no creases or tears
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The Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson

The Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson

by Goldman, Eric F

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Used - Very Good
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Fair
Published
1969
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Hardcover
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An inside look at the presidency of Lyndon Johnson. Alfred A. Knopf, 1969. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. Stated first edition. Dust jacket rubbed, worn at edges, closed tear on front cover; in protective mylar cover. Cloth boards; corners sharp, spine ends bumped. Binding tight, text clean; no creases or tears.
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Elizabeth I

Elizabeth I

by Chidsey, Donald Barr

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Used - Good
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Good
Published
1955
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Hardcover
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A short and succinct biography of the "Virgin Queen". Alfred A. Knopf/Borzoi Books, 1955. Hardcover. Good/Good. Stated 1st edition; 1st printing. Dust jacket has slight wear at edges, spine sunned, price clipped; in mylar cover. Cloth boards clean, lightly bumped; binding tight. Text clean, unmarked; no creases or tears.
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When the Cheering Stopped: The Last Years of Woodrow Wilson

When the Cheering Stopped: The Last Years of Woodrow Wilson

by Smith, Gene

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Good
Published
1964
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Hardcover
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William Morrow & Company, 1964. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 2nd printing. Dust jacket shows some wear, browning at edges. Black cloth boards clean, barely bumped, corners sharp. Binding tight, text clean, no creases or tears. 4 pages of photos.
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Ninety-Six Years in the Black Hills
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Ninety-Six Years in the Black Hills

by Thomson, Frank S

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Used - Very Good
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Very Good
Published
1974
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Hardcover
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Harlo Press, 1974. Signed, 1st edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Signed by the author inside front cover. Dust jacket has small closed tear at top edge, light edge wear, in Brodart. Brown cloth boards clean, barely bumped, corners sharp. Text clean, no creases or tears.
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I Kid You Not

I Kid You Not

by Paar, Jack

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Published
May-61
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Paperback
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The autobiography of Jack Paar, host of the Tonight show from 1957-1962. Cardinal, May-61. Paperback. Good/No Dust Jacket. Giant Cardinal Edition # GC-103; 4th printing, May 1961. Light spine crease, readers crease on front cover, some edge wear. Binding and pages tight, text clean, tanned, no creases or tears. 12 pages of photos.
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Citizen of New Salem

Citizen of New Salem

by Horgan, Paul

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Used - Very Good
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Fair
Published
1961
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Hardcover
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A moving portrait of the young Abraham Lincoln. Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, 1961. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. Book Club edition. Dust jacket worn, with closed tears, and old tape repairs; in protective mylar cover. Boards clean, lightly bumped, slight wear. Sticker on inside front cover. Binding tight, text clean, no tears or creases.
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R.F.K.: The Man Who Would Be President

R.F.K.: The Man Who Would Be President

by De Toledano, Ralph

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Published
1968
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Paperback
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Signet, 1968. Paperback. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Signet Books #Q3350; 1st printing, March 1968. Spine lightly creased, slight edge wear. Binding tight, text clean, lightly tanned; no creases or tears.
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A Fool's Enterprise: The Life of Charles Page
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A Fool's Enterprise: The Life of Charles Page

by Clark, Opal Bennefield

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Used - Very Good
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Very Good
Published
1992
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780962144400
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Biography of Oklahoma philanthropist Charles Page. Dexter Publishing, 1992. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Signed by the author on flyleaf, with inscription. Small return address sticker adjacent to signature. Dust jacket has light wrinkles at head of spine, lightly rubbed. Green cloth boards with gilt titles, barely bumped, corners sharp. Address label on FFEP; text clean and tight.
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The Limits of Power: America's Role In The World

The Limits of Power: America's Role In The World

by McCarthy, Eugene

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Published
1968
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Paperback
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A snapshot of politics in 1968, with special regard to U.S. foreign policy in the midst of the Vietnam War. Dell, 1968. Paperback. Good/No Dust Jacket. 1st Dell edition, April 1968. No spine creases, light readers crease on front & back wrappers, edge and corner wear. Binding tight, text clean and unmarked; no creases or tears.
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Rural Parish!

Rural Parish!

by Gebhard, Anna Laura

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Used - Fair
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Published
1947
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Hardcover
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Abingdon-Cokesbury Press, 1947. Hardcover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. 1st edition. Retired library copy, with Dewey number on spine, library stickers inside front cover, markings on dedication page. Green boards worn, edges chipped, edges & corners bumped. Cracked, pages tight, text clean.
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JFK: A Complete Biography 1917-1963

JFK: A Complete Biography 1917-1963

by Carr, William H.A

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Published
1964
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Paperback
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A biography of former President John F. Kennedy, from his immigrant ancestors to his tragic death. Lancer Books, Inc., 1964. Paperback. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Paperback original (PBO), first edition. No spine creases, wrappers show some edge wear. Pages tanned, inside wrappers browned. Text clean and tight, no creases or tears. Complete and unabridged.
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Great Black Americans

Great Black Americans

by Allen, Harold C

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Used - Good
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Published
1971
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Paperback
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Brief biographies of Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. DuBois, Martin Luther King Jr., and Jackie Robinson. Pendulum Press/Now Age Books, 1971. Paperback. Good/No Dust Jacket. No spine creases, very tight binding; small crease on top corner of back cover. Small stamp on top corner of first page, remaining text clean, no tears. Light creasing on fore edge of a few pages.
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At Your Own Risk
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At Your Own Risk

by Sutherland, Tom; Sutherland, Jean

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Used - Near Fine
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Very Good
Published
1996
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9781555912550
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The story of Tom Sutherland's six-year captivity as a hostage in Lebanon. Fulcrum, 1996. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 2nd printing. Signed by the authors on the half title page. Minimal edge wear to DJ, top edge of back flap crimped. Quarter cloth boards not visibly bumped, corners sharp. Binding tight, pages crisp and clean.
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My First White Friend
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My First White Friend

by Raybon, Patricia

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Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Published
1996
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780670859566
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Inscribed by the author: 'Let's keep the faith'. Viking, 1996. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 'Autographed Copy' sticker on front of DJ, light shelf wear, . Quarter bound boards, lightly bumped. Binding tight, text clean.
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Men For The Mountains

Men For The Mountains

by Marty, Sid

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Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Good
Published
1979
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780814908129
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The real-life story of a Canada Park Warden. Vanguard, 1979. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 1st US edition, 2nd printing. DJ rubbed with edge wear. Quarter cloth boards, top edge faded, spine ends lightly bumped, sharp corners. Binding tight, text clean, no writing, tears or creases.
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Reagan: A Political Biography

Reagan: A Political Biography

by Edwards, Lee

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Used - Good
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Published
1967
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Paperback
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Viewpoint Books #715, 1967. Paperback. Good/No Dust Jacket. Stated 1st printing. Moderate edge wear, readers crease on front cover at spine. Wrappers clean, pages tight. Text is unmarked, lightly tanned, no creases or tears.
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