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1 (Dodge, William E.) Dodge, D. Stuart, compiler and editor MEMORIALS OF WILLIAM E. DODGE
New York: Anson D. F. Randolph and Company, (1887). First edition. Hardcover. Very good plus in dark green cloth with gilt titling to spine and top edge gilt; chocolate brown endpapers; with tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of Dodge. 
Treated in this hefty tribute to Dodge's life and works are his business career, his political accomplishments, his efforts on behalf of Indians and blacks, his travels, and his religious activities. Illustrated with engravings from Daguerrotypes. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 (Grow, Galusha A.). Ilisevich, Robert D. GALUSHA A. GROW: The People's Candidate
(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania): University of Pittsburgh Press, (1989). 0822936062 / 9780822936060 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in burgundy cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 320 pages, frontispiece b&w photograph of Grow, notes, bibliography, and an index. 
Grow was elected by Pennsylvania to the House of Representatives as a Democrat in the years before the Civil War, but joined the Republicans because of the Democratic party's position on slavery. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 (Rhodes, Cecil). Lockhart, J.G. and Woodhouse, C.M. CECIL RHODES: The Colossus of Southern Africa
New York: The Macmillan Company, (1963). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine with illustrated endpapers, including a map of southern Africa, twelve photographs, and three drawings; in an illustrated dust jacket with rubbing to panels and small nicks and creases to edges. Rear panel illustration by Linley Sambourne. 
A biography of the Prime Minister of the Cape Colony, and the man who created the educational foundation which still bears his name. It is also a portrait of a man who exemplified the British empire. 525 pages, note on sources, index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd, (1922). First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Very good plus, some wear to spine heel, a nearly invisible damp stain to the front cover, a small patch of soiling to fore-edge, and light offsetting to endpapers; without dust jacket. Frontispiece portrait of the author. 
Abbot's reflections on some of the most important American historical figures of his time, such as Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt and Booker T. Washington. 361 pages including an index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Alonso, Harriet Hyman THE WOMEN'S PEACE UNION AND THE OUTLAWRY OF WAR, 1921-1942
Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, (1989). 0870496174 / 9780870496172 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in tan cloth; in an illustrated dust jacket. 224 pages, twenty b&w illustrations, notes, selected bibliography, and an index. 
A history of the Women's Peace Union which was formed right after World War I by a group of feminists who had worked together during the woman's suffrage movement. Their ultimate goal was to pass an amendment that would outlaw war. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Apter, David E. and Sawa, Nagayo AGAINST THE STATE: Politics and Social Protest in Japan
Cambridge, Massachushetts and London, England: Harvard University Press, 1984. 0674009207 / 9780674009202 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
A look at social protest in Japan by examining the controversial construction of the New Tokyo International Airport. 271 pp., including notes, index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Tucson, Arizona: The University of Arizona Press, (1988). First edition. Hardcover. Fine without dust jacket in a brick-red binding titled in gilt. 
A comprehensive study of the structure of the bureaucracy present in Mexico between 1742-1835, including the fiscal bureaucracy, job security, income, career opportunities, personnel policies, and politics. 202 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 Baldacci, David ABSOLUTE POWER
New York: Warner Books, (1996). 0446519960 / 9780446519960 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Murder and politics make strange bedfellows in this White House thriller, source of the Clint Eastwood film adaptation starring Eastwood as the thief who sees what he shouldn't and Gene Hackman as the Prez whose indiscretions outpace Mr. Clinton's. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 Bedell, Geraldine PARTY TRICKS
New York: St. Martin's, (1998). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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Santa Barbara, California/Oxford, England: Clio Books, (1976). 0874362237 / 9780874362237 First edition. Hardcover. Spine ends very lightly rubbed, else near fine in red pebbled boards with gilt titles and devices to the spine; in a very good plus dust jacket with edge nicks and tears. 
A volume in the War/Peace series edited by Robert Dean Burns. 257 pages; 2400 entries; chronology of some revolutionary upheavals, introduction, index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Corbitt, David Leroy, editor ADDRESSES, LETTERS AND PAPERS OF CLYDE ROARK HOEY: Governor Of North Carolina 1937-1941
Raleigh, North Carolina: Raleigh, Council of State, 1944. First edition. Hardcover. Covers lightly soiled, spine slightly faded, otherwise a very good copy without dust jacket. 
Illustrated with photographs throughout. 869 pages with index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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New York: St. Martin's Press, (1999). 0312209002 / 9780312209001 First edition. Hardcover. Very mild crimp to the head and heel of spine, else a near fine copy; in a fine dust jacket. 
This political thriller is the first novel by the Edgar Allan Poe Award-nominated author and editor of The Nation magazine. Beginning with the assassination of the U.S. President, the plot thickens with a private investigation of Washington cover-ups. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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New York/London: W.W. Norton & Company, (1987). 0393023788 / 9780393023787 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a dust jacket. 228 pages, notes, bibliography, and an index. Small octavo. 
Foreword by George F. Kennan. Cousins argues that the only defense in the atomic age is peace, which conflicts with the national power structure in America that has institutionalized national security and created unaccountable governmental agencies. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 Davis, William C. THE DEEP WATERS OF THE PROUD: Volume 1 of The Imperiled Union 1861-1865
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1982. 0385148941 / 9780385148948 Publisher's reprint. Hardcover. Slight slant to the spine, ink checks to the margins of a few pages, and minor shelfwear, else near fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket with fading and creases to the spine panel, a tiny closed edge tear to the upper front cover, and wear to the edges. 
316 pages, map endpapers, fifty b&w photographs, and an index. The first volume in a detailed history of the Civil War, tracing the political, economic, and social causes of the conflict and the first eighteen months of the War. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Everson, David SUICIDE SQUEEZE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1991). 031205520X / 9780312055202 First edition. Hardcover. Pages mildly age-toned, else fine in a lightly age-toned pictorial dust jacket. Jacket by Tom Canty, featuring an illustration of a baseball pitcher in wind-up. 
Everson, the author of RECOUNT and REBOUND, both nominated for Shamus awards, explores the politics of Chicago and a fantasy baseball camp of the Cubs, which private investigator and former minor league infielder Robert Miles is asked to coach. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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(London): Cambridge University Press, (1974). 0521203317 / 9780521203319 First edition. Hardcover. Faint offsetting to endsheets, bookseller's rubberstamp to front endpaper, else a near fine copy in photo-pictorial price-clipped dust jacket, with minor wear to the edges. 192 pp., notes, index. Jacket photograph, still from film A CLOCKWORK ORANGE. 
A study about how we as individuals deal with violence in the arts, including the problems involved with trying to think clearly about the subject, identifing with the victims and the perpetrators, and the relationship between violence and thought. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 Jaspers, Karl; Ashton, E.B., translator and editor THE FUTURE OF GERMANY
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, (1967). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in rose-red cloth; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket with very light edgewear and rubbing, and a few tiny closed edge tears. 173 pages. Small octavo. 
"Politically the most important book to appear in Germany after the Second World War."--Hannah Arendt, from her foreword. Jaspers won the Goethe Prize and the German Peace Prize. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Jeffrey, Thomas E. STATE PARTIES AND NATIONAL POLITICS: North Carolina, 1815-1861
Athens, Georgia: The University of Georgia Press, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A comprehensive study of political party development in North Carolina during the antebellum period. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 JENSEN, LARRY R. CHILDREN OF COLONIAL DESPOTISM: Press, Politics, and Culture in Cuba, 1790-1840
Tampa: University Presses of Florida, (1988). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
An interesting and informative study of Cuban political culture at the beginning of the nineteenth century. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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20 Jones, Howard UNION IN PERIL: The Crisis over British Intervention in the Civil War
Chapel Hill & London: The University of North Carolina Press, (1992). 0807820482 / 9780807820483 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in red cloth with black endpapers; in an illustrated dust jacket. 300 pages, twenty-two b&w photographs and illustrations, notes, bibliography, and an index. 
A study of the relationship between England and both the Union and Confederate States during the Civil War, and why the South's plea for help was not successful in getting the British assistance they sought. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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