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1 Albright, Madeleine;Woodward, William;Woodward, Bill Madam Secretary: A Memoir
New York, New York, U.S.A. Miramax 2003 0786868430 / 9780786868438 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Bookplate on half title page reads, "San Antonio camex Campus Market Expo The Honorable Madeleine K. Albright February 27, 2004" and is signed by Madeleine Albright. Book shows very light general wear. DJ has some creasing at corners and surface scratching from removal of price sticker on top foredge corner of front jacket cover.; Signed by Author(s) 
Price: 40.00 USD
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2 Bennett, Mildred The Autobiography of Mildred Bennett, The Early Years: The Winter Is Past
Lewiston The Edwin Mellen Press 1989 0889462186 / 9780889462182 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Inked name and year at top of blank front paste down; Volume is otherwise Fine. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3 Buel, J.W. The Border Outlaws An Authentic and Thrilling History of the Most Noted Bandits of Ancient or Modern Times The Yonger Brothers Jesse and Frank James and their Comrades in Crime
St. Louis Dan. Linahan 1881 1st Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Covers show moderate surface rubbing and soiling. Corners rounded with boards showing. Spine ends chipping. Binding loose. Both hinges show damage but are connected. A signature near the middle of the text is loose but text is complete. Some writing in pencil on endpapers. Light scattered foxing throughout text. Pages slightly browned. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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4 Butler, Pardee, Mrs. Rosetta B. Hastings, Eld. John Boggs, and Eld. J. B. McCleery Personal Recollections of Pardee Butler with Reminiscences, By His Daughter, Mrs. Rosetta B. Hastings and Additional Chapters By Eld. John Boggs and Eld. J. B. McCleery
Cincinnati Standard Publishing Company 1889 1st Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Cloth covers show general rubbing and are heavily chipped over spine ends; Lettering on spine remains clear; Hinges (internal) are broke and covers are starting to loosen from text block; Text block remains tight and contents are clean and intact. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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5 Dahlberg, Edward Because I Was Flesh: The Autobiography of Edward Dahlberg
Norfolk, CT New Directions 1964 1st Edition Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Advanced Reading Copy. Signed by the author's wife, Rlene H. Dahlberg, on the title page; "Sample Copy" is stamped in red ink near bottom of front cover; Very light rubbing along lower edge.; Signed by Author(s) 
Price: 75.00 USD
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6 Dows, Olin Franklin Roosevelt at Hyde Park
New York American Artists Group, Inc. 1949 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Flat signed by the author on half title page; Cloth covers show light rubbing on edges and corners are slightly bumped. Text remains clean and bright.; Signed by Author(s) 
Price: 150.00 USD
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7 Jackson, Andrew The Complete Memoirs Of Andrew Jackson, Seventh President Of The United States : Containing A Full Account Of His Military Life And Achievements, With His Career As President
Hurst & Co. 1878 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Arlington Edition printed on front cover. Bottom spine end chipping and 1/2" x 1/4" piece missing from cloth spine cover near bottom. Back cover has moisture damage w/ a 1/2" x1/2" tear in cloth cover and paper sticking from moisture damage. Hinges are cracked but block remains tight. Heavy pencil markings on end papers, inscription on FFEP verso and possible fountain pen cleaning marks on FFEP verso and title page. Text brown and brittling but complete. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8 James, Jesse Jr. Jesse James, My Father
Cleveland Arthur Westbrook Company 1906 Softcover Good+ 
Covers show light chipping at edges. Front and back covers complete. Binding fairly tight. Text yellowed. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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9 Osborn, Stella Brunt (Ed.) An Accolade for Chase S. Osborn: Home, State, and National Tributes on the Occasion of Chase S. Osborn Day October 4, 1939
Sault Ste, Marie, MI The City of Sault Ste. Marie 1940 1st Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Inscribed by Chase Osborn to Alf Landon and dated January 17, 1941; There is a discoloration/staining along the upper outside corner, affecting some of the leaves, though not into any of the text; There is some discoloration along the outside edge of the bottom board; Scattered, light foxing; Volume remains tight and text is clear; Inscription is bold and very clear; Nice association copy.; Signed by Subject 
Price: 45.00 USD
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10 Powell, Colin L. My American Journey : An Autobiography
Westminster, MD, U.S.A. Random House Publishing Group 1995 0679445129 / 9780679445128 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
First edition limited to 2000 copies, this is number 1792. Maroon cloth covers w/ maroon paper slipcase. Flat signed on limitation page. Slip case has one bumped corner and some light shelf wear.; Signed by Author(s) 
Price: 100.00 USD
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11 Rampersad, Arnold Ralph Ellison: A Biography
Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A. Alfred a Knopf Inc 2007 0375408274 / 9780375408274 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
2nd Printing. Inscription on title page reads, "For B__ L__, with all good wishes - Arnold Rampersad 11.29.07" Light shelf wear. Paper seam on contents page.; Signed by Author(s) 
Price: 65.00 USD
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12 Reynolds, Sir Joshua The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. and the Journal of His Tour to the Hebrides (5 Volumes)
London George Routledge & Sons 1891 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
The Library Edition. Blue buckram with gilded titles show wear average wear at edges. Page edges yellowed. All 5 volumes; extra shipping will be required. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13 Rosenbloom, Morris V. Peace Through Strength - Bernard Baruch and a Blueprint for Security
Washington, D.C., U.S.A. American Surveys / Farrar, Straus and Young 1953 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Parted of signed and numbered limited first edition be book # 37 and also signed by author on limitation page. An additional author inscription on FFEP reads, To Mike - With respect and regard for the personal contribution you have made to keep your country strong - My thanks, too, for your interest and friendship - Warm regards, Morry Rosenbloom Dec. 25, 1952." Book has light general wear.; Signed by Author(s) 
Price: 40.00 USD
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14 Schultz, James Willard Rising Wolf, the White blackfoot, Hugh Monroe's Story of His First Year on the Plains
London Thomas Nelson & Sons Hardcover Good 
N/D Ca. 1924. Pictorial cloth covers show light surface wear. Covers also have light edge wear with bumped corners and light spine curl. Scattered foxing to block edge. Hinges and binding tight. Text clean. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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15 Truman, Harry S. Memoirs. Years of Decisions; Years of Trial and Hope (2 volumes)
New York Doubleday 1955/1956 Special Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Kansas City Edition limited to 20,615 copies for volume 1 and 11,500 copies for volume 2. Inscription on half-title page of volume 1 reads "To H___ L. J___ with kindest regards from Harry Truman 1/5/56" Volume 2 is unsigned. Both volumes are in near fine condition showing only light general wear. Both volumes show light toning to block edges but are otherwise quite clean. Both DJs show sunning at spine and light wear along edges. Volume 1's jacket has a small amount of loss as a result of chipping on back and is in G/VG condition. Also included is a form letter from bookseller Frank Glenn sent to pre-order customers with the first volume telling buyer that Truman would be unable to sign all copies of the special edition, an invitation to an autographing party held at Hotel Muehlebach on Wed. Nov. 2nd, 1955 (not the date stated in Truman's signature of this copy) and a photograph of a man holding a book (presumably this one) under his arm, a woman, and Harry Truman together. 
Price: 850.00 USD
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