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Messages 3: The Washington Post Media Companion

By: Beell, Thomas (editor)

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Allyn and Bacon: 1996

Book ID: SCW11562


BX6 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated blue and gray wraps with only very minor overall shelf wear. A collection of ninety-eight articles, mostly published by the Washington Post in 1993 and 1994 as a tuide to examinaning the ongoing changes taking place in American mass media. 386p. View more info

The Left in Europe Since 1789

By: Caute, David

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, World University Library/McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1971

Book ID: SCW02158


BW4 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated white wraps with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. A study of the parallels and contradictions which have marked the history of left-wing movements in Europe since the French Revolution. By the author of "Communism and the French Intellectuals, 1914-60," "The Decline of the West," "The Fellow Travellers," "The Great Fear,"... View more info

The Tyranny of Change: America in the Progressive Era, 1900-1917

By: Chambers, John W., II

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, St. Martin's Press: 1980

Book ID: SCW10522


BH4 - A trade paperback book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in black and white photo illustrated wraps with minor overall shelf wear with some light foxing and yellowing on the outside paper edges plus there is some scattered light rubbing on the covers plus there is some very, very light edge wear around the covers' free edges. This is a title in the publisher's Twentieth Century United States History series. An examination and explanation ... View more info

European Political Facts, 1848-1918

By: Cook, Chris; Paxton, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Facts on File, Inc.: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: MC2258BB


AS-4. Library stamps on page edges crossed out with black marker. Slightly loose binding. Text is clean and bright. Ex-library, usual markings and stickers present. View more info

Come as a Conqueror: The United States Army's Occupation of Germany 1945-1949

By: Davis Jr., Franklin M.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC13648BB


BU4 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ and book have discoloration and light shelf wear otherwise very good. View more info

The Education of John Randolph

By: Dawidoff, Robert

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, W. W. Norton & Co.: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW10448


CE1 - A hard cover first edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition. Stated first edition with a sequence of numbers with the "1" present and no additional printings indicated. A tight, clean, sound copy in burgandy cloth covered boards with gold lettering and graphics on the spine with minor overall shelf wear with tape staining on the outside surfaces of the front and back boards and the front and back free endpapers from where the dust jacket was tap... View more info

The Korean War

By: Gardener, Llyod C. (editor)

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, USA, Markus Wiener Publishers, Incorporated: 1972

Book ID: SCW08436


BY3 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in olive green and white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is a very light bump on the back top right corner. This is a title in the publisher's New York Times Book series. Edited with an introduction by Lloyd C. Gardner. A collection of articles from The New York Times in which the issues of 1954 are analyzed by observers who explain the action in light of the height of the... View more info

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Savage Peace: Hope and Fear in America 1919

By: Hagedorn, Ann

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC17511BB


X3 - Dust jacket mylar protected. some wrinkling, and light shelf wear. Book has light smudge on the top, light discoloration and shelf wear. Signed by the author on the title page. View more info

Liberty and Equality 1920-1994

By: Handlin, Oscar and Lilian Handlin

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, HarperColins Publishers: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW10255


CA6 - A hard cover first edition withdrawn ex-library book in very good condition. Stated first edition with a sequence of numbers appearing on the copyright page with the "1" present and no additional printings indicated. A tight, clean, sound copy in blue paper covered boards quarter bound in blue cloth with gold lettering and graphics on the spine and a graphic blind stamped on the front with very minor overall shelf wear with some very light tape staining on ... View more info

Liberty in Expansion, 1760-1850

By: Handlin, Oscar and Lilian Handlin

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW10402


CA6 - A hard cover first edition withdrawn ex-library book in very good condition. Stated first edition with a sequence of numbers appearing on the copyright page with the "1" present and no additional printings indicated. A tight, clean, sound copy in navy cloth covered boards with gold lettering and graphics on the spine with minor overall shelf wear with the dust jacket endflaps glued to the front and back fixed endpapers plus there are the usual library marks... View more info

The Last Days of Innocence: America at War 1917-1918

By: Harries, Meirion; Harries, Susie

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Random House: 1997

Book ID: SCW12695


BY6 - A first edition advance reading copy (ARC)/uncorrected proof book in very good condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in light blue wraps with minor overall shelf wear with a very, very light bump at the back top right corner. A book about the first modern war the United States faught in and how its preparation, mobilization, and conduct of the war contributed to a political heritage of paranoia, suspicion, an... View more info

Introduction To Japanese Politics

By: Hayes, Louis D.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Paragon House: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC9977BB


BO3 - Book has chipping and wear on some edges and corners, cocked, bumped corners in turn have some crease, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book was signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. View more info

The Progressive Movement 1900-1915

By: Hofstadter, Richard (editor)

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, Spectrum Book/Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1963

Book ID: SCW04233


BD6 - A trade paperback book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated brown, pink, and white wraps with minor overall wear plus some light yellowing and soiling of the outside paper edges plus some very light edge wear around the front cover. A collection of articles that examine the Progressive Movement, one of the great revival movements in American history. This was a time when, through the press and in the courts, in poli... View more info

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The Best of Times: America in the Clinton Years

By: Johnson, Haynes

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Inc.: 2001

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC10046BB


BO6 - DJ has wrinkling and crease on some edges and corners, discoloration, and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise fine. Book was signed and inscribed by the author to the previous owner on the half-title page. The Best of Times, the product of four years of interviews with America's leaders in politics, business, and science, is in the best tradition of timeless social history-a memorable portrait of the nation at a tur... View more info

A Reasonable Defense

By: Kaufmann, William W.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, USA, Brookings Institution Press: 1986

Book ID: SCW08184


BE1 - A trade paperback book in good+ condition. A tight, sound copy in monochrome illustrated white wraps with minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of underlining and margin marks in ink and pencil scattered throughout. This is a title in the publisher's Studies in Defense Policy series. A book that examines the language of defense American defense budgets and traces the growth of spending form national defense from 1929 to the early 1980s. There is also a discus... View more info

Peace and Revolution: The Moral Crisis of American Pacifism

By: Lewy, Guenter

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW10397


BD2 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear with the dust jacket endflaps glued to the front and back fixed endpapers plus there are the usual library stamps, label, and pocket on the top outside paper edges, the copyright page, and the back free endpaper. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear with some very, very light fading on the spine plus the front and back endflaps are glued to the fixed endpapers plus it is still in the original l... View more info

The Struggle for Sovereignty: Seventeenth-Century English Political Tracts (Volume 2)

By: Malcolm, Joyce Lee (Edited and with an Introduction by)

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana, Liberty Fund, Inc.: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Book ID: EC14573BB


K4 - Book has light stains on the bottom, couple of labels on the front loose endpaper, and very light shelf wear otherwise very good. The Struggle for Sovereignty: Seventeenth-Century English Political Tracts (Volume 2). View more info

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Nehru: The First Sixty Years Volume Two

By: Nehru, Jawaharlal

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, The John Day Company: 1965

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW08060


BC6 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear plus there is some tape staining on the inside surfaces of the boards plus the dust jacket endflaps are glued to the inside surfaces of the boards plus there are the usual library stamps, label, pocket, and seal on the top & bottom outside paper edges, title page, copyright page, and back free endpaper plus there is some very light fading on the tinting on the top outside paper edges. The dust jacket shows ve... View more info

Men of Destiny I

By: Pathe News

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA, Magnetic Video Corporation/Storer Programs: 1961

Book ID: SCW12639


CB6 - An NTSC black and white full screen VHS video tape documentary in very good- condition. A clean sound copy with some light label fading and which plays without any visible flaws. The paperboard sleeve shows very minor overall shelf wear with some light scattered surface chipping on the edges. A collection of three minute political biographies of notable people of the first half of the 20th century. The footage is drawn from Pathé News newsreels. The people discuss... View more info

American Aurora: A Democratic-Republican Returns The Suppressed History of Our Nation's Beginnings and the Heroic Newspaper That Tried to Report It

By: Rosenfeld, Richard N.; Duane, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, St. Martin's Press: 1997

Book ID: SCW12693


BX3 - A first edition advance reading (ARC)/uncorrected proof book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated white wraps with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. A book about the Philadelphia Aurora newspaper published from 1790 through 1800 and its iconoclastic reporting that brought down the wrath of the federal government, landing its editors in jail, and leading to the elect... View more info