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1 (Clinton, William Jefferson). Blumenthal, Sidney THE CLINTON WARS
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (2003). 0374125023 / 9780374125028 First edition, second printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. This copy inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
822 pages; index. Eight black-and-white plates. The assistant and senior advisor to President Clinton from 1997-2001 provides details of Clinton's journey to the White House and his struggles once inside, in a book that is part history and part memoir. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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2 (Dirksen, Everett). Dirksen, Louella with Browning, Norma Lee THE HONORABLE MR. MARIGOLD: My Life with Everett Dirksen
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company , Inc., 1972. 0385041152 / 9780385041157 First edition: with unopened promotional Senator Dirksen Big Smile Marigold seed packet laid in. Hardcover. Fine in slate-grey linen with gilt titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with tiny edge tears. 
The Senator's wife's personal and political memoirs (with letters) of their forty-five years together. Louella describes Dirksen's career during six Presidents, including personal insights on the Kennedys and Nixons. Illustrated with 12 pages of photos. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 (Eisenhower, Dwight D.). Longgood, William F.; Gossner, Simone Daro, picture editor IKE: A Pictorial Biography
New York: Time-Life Books, (1969). 0809408252 / 9780809408252 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Near fine in glossy photo-pictorial wraps. 144 pages; with credits. Quarto. 
A biography of Eisenhower covering his youth, his role as Supreme Commander of the Allied Armies during World War II, his two terms in the White House, and his years as former President, told through text and hundreds of b&w photographs and illustrations. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 (Garfield, James A.). Leech, Margaret and Harry J. Brown THE GARFIELD ORBIT: The Life of President James A. Garfield
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1978). 0060125519 / 9780060125516 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
Re-creation of the life of James A. Garfield--twentieth President of the United States. Miss Leech died in 1974, and the last three chapters, on Garfield in Congress and his brief presidency, were written by Harry J. Brown, editor of Garfield's diaries. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 (Harding, Florence). Anthony, Carl Sferrazza FLORENCE HARDING: The First Lady, The Jazz Age, And The Death Of America's Most Scandalous President
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1998). 0688077943 / 9780688077945 First edition, second printing. Full-page dated inscription, SIGNED by the author to the half-title page. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 645 pages; index. Photographic plates. 
"FLORENCE HARDING is a magnificent biography of a much maligned, misunderstood First Lady. She truly was a forerunner of the modern First Lady. It is a fascinating, enlightening gem of a book."--Helen Thomas. A major biography. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 (Hoover, Herbert). Hawley, Ellis W., editor HERBERT HOOVER AS SECRETARY OF COMMERCE: Studies in New Era Thought and Progress
Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, (1981). 0877451095 / 9780877451099 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Herbert Hoover Centennial Seminars: 2. This volume is a collection of papers delivered at the seminar which present a more progressive Hoover than is generally recognized. 263 pages, notes, and an index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 (Hoover, Herbert). Tracey, Kathleen, compiler HERBERT HOOVER--A BIBLIOGRAPHY: His Writings and Addresses
Stanford, California: Stanford University/Hoover Institute Press, (1977). 0817925813 / 9780817925819 First edition. Hardcover. Light creases at the upper and lower spine ends, else near fine in blue cloth with titles in gilt; no dust jacket. 
202 pages including a chronology; a bibiliography of all publications; books, collections, contributions to books and periodicals, reports, testimonies, and addresses. Subject index, and an index to books and collections. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 (Jackson, Andrew). Gerson, Noel B. OLD HICKORY
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1964. First edition. Hardcover. Tiny dot of soil to front free endpaper, else a sharp, bright, fine copy in black cloth-backed russet boards; in a mildly rubbed, age-toned, faintly soiled pictorial dust jacket with portrait of Old Hickory by Robert Drew. 
Full-scale biographical novel of the fiery, outspoken backwoods-born lawyer, gambler, brawler, duellist, soldier and President, whose remarkable life and career easily outpace the inventions of mere fiction. By the popular, prolific historical novelist. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9 (Jackson, Andrew). Sumner, William Graham ANDREW JACKSON: As a Public Man
New York, N.Y.: Haskell House Publishers, Ltd., 1968. 0838302440 / 9780838302446 Reprint. Hardcover. Foxing to upper page edges and very minor wear to edges, else near fine in pale blue-gray cloth with yellow titles to the spine; no dust jacket, as issued. 
Title page reads: "What he was, what chances he had, and what he did with them." The Yale University graduate and professor's book on Jackson's life and career which was first published in 1882. 402 pages; index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 (Jefferson, Thomas). Dos Passos, John THE SHACKLES OF POWER: Three Jeffersonian Decades
Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, (1988). A Collector's Edition issued by the Easton Press. Fine, in gilt-decorated full leather, hubbed spine, all edges gilt, decorated endpapers, satin ribbon marker. 
Originally issued by Doubleday in 1966. 426 pages, including index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11 (Johnson, Lyndon). Caro, Robert A. THE YEARS OF LYNDON JOHNSON: THE PATH TO POWER
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. 0394499735 / 9780394499734 Fourth printing. Navy cloth with gilt lettering to the front cover and spine. Hardcover. A scratch to the front cover, slight splay to the covers, shelfwear to the edges, and faint soil to the page edges, else very good plus; in a dust jacket with a scratch to the front panel. 882 pages, bibliography, notes, and an index. Large octavo. 
One hundred and five b&w plates and two maps. The first of three volumes in a detailed biography of President Johnson, tracing his life from his boyhood in Texas, through the Great Depression, and to his election as a Congressman and then Senator. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 (Kennedy, John Fitzgerald). Bugge, Brian K. THE MYSTIQUE OF CONSPIRACY: Oswald, Castro, and the CIA
(Staten Island, N.Y.): (Brian K. Bugge, Publisher), (1978). 0960170812 / 9780960170814 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine, as-new, unread, in slick, illustrated wraps that betray a hint of age-toning. Cover illustration by Eric Walters. 
135 pages. Foreword by David Atlee Phillips. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13 (Lincoln, Abraham). Bacheller, Irving FATHER ABRAHAM: A Tale of the Last Years of Abraham Lincoln
Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers, (1925). First edition. Hardcover. Bookplate to front pastedown and owner name to front free endsheet, else a near fine copy in orange cloth, with minor bumps to upper front cover and lower corner tip; in a price-clipped illustrated dust jacket with very light nicks, tiny edge tears. 
A historical novel from the author of EBEN HOLDEN about the final years of Lincoln from the late 1850s to his death, which follows him from his home in Springfield and journeys with him to Washington and his turbulent, epochal Presidency. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 (Lincoln, Abraham). Harnsberger, Caroline Thomas, compiled by THE LINCOLN TREASURY
Chicago/New York/Toronto: Wilcox & Follett Co., (1950). B0006ASFVA First edition, first printing. 372 pages; bibliography; chronology; first cabinet; and index. Hardcover. Short, minor ink mark to lower page edges, near fine in fresh, red-clay linen with gilt titles to brown panels to the front cover and spine; in a well-preserved, near fine dust jacket with very short shelf-edge tears and light wear at shelf-extremities. 
Square quarto. A delightful collection of Lincoln's wit, wisdom and philosophy arranged by subject categories for easy reference and favorite readings. Enhanced with 8 b&w photo-plates and with ink drawings by Harold D. Hoopes and William L Marsh. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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15 (Lincoln, Abraham). Riddle, Donald W. CONGRESSMAN ABRAHAM LINCOLN
Urbana: University of Illinois, 1957. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild fading to the extremities, else near fine in blue cloth with silver spine titles; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket that is lightly shelfworn and mildly rubbed. Octavo. 280 pages; bibliography and an index. 
Studies the career of Congressman Lincoln. "...it will be of immense value to students of Lincoln and seems...likely to remain a standard work."--Library Journal. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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16 (Lincoln, Abraham). Roscoe, Theodore THE WEB OF CONSPIRACY: The Complete Story Of The Men Who Murdered Abraham Lincoln
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., (1960). Second printing. Hardcover. Near fine; in a very good plus, illustrated dust jacket with shelfwear including light chipping and tears. Thick octavo. 562 pages including an appendix, bibliography, and index. Illustrated. 
The dramatic story of the murder of Abraham Lincoln involving the whole complex cast of characters involved in Lincoln's assassination, written by an official historian for the U.S. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 (Roosevelt, Franklin D.) Davis, Kenneth S. FDR: The New York Years 1928-1933
New York: Random House, (1985). 0394516710 / 9780394516714 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. A nearly fine copy with light fading to the spine, in blue cloth over tan boards with gilt titles to the front cover and spine; in a like, mildly age-toned dust jacket with a small tear to the rear cover and a trace of fading to the spine. 
Davis received the Francis Parkman prize and a National Book Award nomination for FDR: THE BECKONING OF DESTINY, which preceded this book and received much praise from historians for his realistic portrayal of this controversial president. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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18 (Roosevelt, Franklin D.). Rosenbaum, Herbert D. & Bartelme, Elizabeth, editors FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT: The Man, the Myth, the Era, 1882-1945
New York/Westport, Connecticut/London: Greenwood Press, (1987). 0313259496 / 9780313259494 First edition. Number 189 in the Contributions in Political Science series. Hardcover. Fine in blue cloth with gilt lettering to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket issued. 411 pages, program of conference, contributors, name index, and a subject index, 
A collection of papers about President Roosevelt which were originally presented at Hofstra University's presidential conference in 1981, including pieces on his response to Hitler, the New Deal, his foreign policy, and impact on America's future. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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19 (Washington, George). Cloud, A.J. and Vierling Kersey EPISODES IN THE LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1932). First edition, first printing. Dated inscription, SIGNED by Kersey to his son. Laid in is the original publishing contract and ephemera. Hardcover. Mild dust soiling to the covers, else near fine in pale orange cloth with spine titles and decoration and front cover silhouette in dark blue; no dust jacket. Octavo. 226 pages; Notes, References, and an index. Illustration plates. 
Educational text written by two school superintendents. "Twenty-seven brief stories, closely related, succeed admirably in giving a vivid picture of the greatest of all Americans."--School Executive Magazine. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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20 (Wilson, Woodrow). Smith, Gene WHEN THE CHEERING STOPPED: The Last Years of Woodrow Wilson
Alexandria, Virginia: Time-Life Books Inc., (1982). 0809436701 / 9780809436705 Reprint. A Time Reading Program Special Edition. Hardcover. Very faint creases to a few leaves at front, thus very nearly fine, in red binding with gilt lettering and rules to the front cover and spine, uniform to the series; no dust jacket. 295 pages, sixteen b&w photographs, bibliography, notes, and an index. 
A biography of the twenty-seventh President which focuses on the relationship between Wilson and his second wife Edith Bolling Wilson, whom he married while in office, and how she assumed much more control as her husband fell ill at the end of his term. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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