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The Boy Patriot or from Poverty to the Presidency

By: Dyer, Oliver

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co:

Seller ID: 050350

Condition: Good


The story of the life of General Jackson - whose father died before he was born, and who grew up in abject poverty to become the 7th President of the United States. A good clean hardback in decorated blue cloth boards. Spine strip has faded and binding is a little loose. All edges gilt. Text block clean. Frontis of Jackson and further illustrations by H.M. Eaton. 378 pages including index + publisher's adverts. View more info

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Adams vs. Jefferson : The Tumultuous Election of 1800

By: Ferling, John

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Oxford University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063673

ISBN: 0195167716

Condition: Near Fine


Part of the Pivotal Moments in American History Series. Magisterial account of events which brings to life both the outsize personalities and the hotly contested political questions at stake. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 260 pages including index. Appears unread. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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George Washington In The American Revolution (1775-1783)

By: Flexner, James Thomas

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Leo Cooper: 1972

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 043020

ISBN: 0854220747

Condition: Very Good


The second of a four volume biography which clearly reveals the all-too human character of George Washington as the author brilliantly demonstrates that his command of the colonial army was deeply marked by the extremes of his own complex personality; his compassion and his towering rages; his short-term pessimism and his abiding belief in the American cause. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing slight shelfwear - 599 pages including index plus illustrated map endpapers. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Presidents : The Transformation of the American Presidency from Theodore Roosevelt to George W. Bush

By: Graubard, Stephen R.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060468

ISBN: 0713996188

Condition: Near Fine


Candid assessment of each president and also explores how the role of the presidential office itself was transformed in the course of the century. Clean, bright, large volume hardback in an unclipped d/w - 928 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Abraham Lincoln the Practical Mystic

By: Grierson, Francis

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, John Lane: 1919

Seller ID: 055207

Condition: Good


Good clean hardback with faded gilt lettering to slightly faded spine. No dustjacket. Foxed to page edges but text block is clean. 85 pages. View more info

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Franklin Roosevelt

By: Hill, C.P.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051015

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with usual markings. Part of the Clarendon Biographies series. Good clean hardback illustrated with b/w photographs. 62 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

Image for The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party : Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War

The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party : Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War

By: Holt, Michael F.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Oxford University Press: 2003

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 063285

ISBN: 0195161041

Condition: Very Good


The first comprehensive history of the Whigs Party offering a panoramic account of the tumultuous antebellum period. Heavy, large volume paperback which appears unread though small crease marks to corner of rear cover/last few pages. Clean, bright copy - 1,248 pages including index. Prompt dispatch View more info

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Memorial Addresses in the Congress of the United States and Tributes in Eulogy of John Fitzgerald Kennedy Late a President of the United States

By: Joint Committee on Printing (compiled Under the Direction of)

Price: £67.50

Publisher: Washington, United States Government Printing: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038855

Condition: Good


Includes a printed card issued by Jacqueline Kennedy after the assassination of her husband: "Mrs Kennedy is deeply appreciative of your sympathy and grateful for your thoughtfulness", on a black-edged crested card, together with the original envelope with handwritten address, but unstamped and bearing her stamped facsimile signature frank. A good clean copy of the book though a few pages are a little creased to top edge. 911 pages including index. Contains a compilation of the addresses and tributes given in the House of Representatives on the life, character and public service of th... View more info

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Eleanor, the Years Alone: Eleanor Roosevelt

By: Joseph P. Lash

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch Ltd: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043296

ISBN: 0233964282

Condition: Very Good


Describes the last seventeen full and useful years of her life in which she became known as the "First Lady of the World" - by becoming a delegate to the General Assembly of the United Nations, dealing with some of the post-war world's most powerful men including presidents, cardinals, commissars, political bosses etc. . A very good clean copy in an unclipped dustjacket with some signs of shelf wear. 368 pages including index. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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James Madison and the Struggle for the Bill of Rights

By: Labunski, Richard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Oxford University Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 062957

ISBN: 0195181050

Condition: Near Fine


Part of the pivotal Moments in American History Series. Compelling and important narrative in this first serious book about Madison written in many years. It will return this under-appreciated patriot to his rightful place among the Founding Fathers and shed new light on a key turning point in the nation's history. Clean, bright hardback in an unclipped d/w - 335 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Roosevelt Revolution - First Phase.

By: Lindley, Ernest K.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1934

Seller ID: 026730

Condition: Good


Red cloth boards with black lettering to spine. Spine strip has faded and cloth is fraying to head of spine. . Book has been covered (neatly) in clear sticky black plastic. This is the 1934 First British Edition. End papers foxed. Text block clean. Binding square and tight. 287 pages. A good copy View more info

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The Real Book of Franklin D. Roosevelt

By: Merriam, Eve

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Dennis Dobson: 1961

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 043010

Condition: Very Good


A simply told biography full of interesting anecdotes and incidents tells the story of a great American, his colourful life and the turns of fate that made him into the man who stood firmly at the helm in some of America's stormiest years. A very good clean hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper. 191 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info