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Dewey:  An American of This Century
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Dewey: An American of This Century

By Walker, Stanley

NY: Whittlesey House. Good in Fair dust jacket; Boards rubbed, jacket waterstained and chipped . at edges with wedges missing at corners and spine.. 1944. Later Printing. Hardcover. A biography of the New York State Governor and Republican presidential hopeful by the longtime editor of the New York Herald Tribune. Numerous photographs. ; 350 pages .

$14.00

Lincoln Collector:  The Story of Oliver R. Barrett's Great Private  Collector
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Lincoln Collector: The Story of Oliver R. Barrett's Great Private Collector

By Sandburg, Carl

NY: Harcourt, Brace & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, owner bookplate on . half-title.. 1950. Hardcover. Blue cloth binding. Book review snippet laid in. xvi, 344 pp. Numerous photographs and manuscript facsimiles. An interesting description of the remarkable collection of letters, documents, photos and other historical memorabilia collected by Oliver R. Barrett about President Abraham Lincoln. .

$12.00

Lincoln:  His Life in Photographs
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Lincoln: His Life in Photographs

By Lorant, Stefan

NY: Duell, Sloan & Pearce. Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, endpapers darkened, musty.. 1941. First Edition. Hardcover. Gray cloth. Numerous photos. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages .

$15.00

State of New York: A Memorial to Theodore Roosevelt
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State of New York: A Memorial to Theodore Roosevelt

State of New York. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards heavily worn, a few smudges.. 1919. Hardcover. Black cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Frontispiece photograph reproduction portrait of TR. Includes biographical sketch, proceedings of the State Legislature on the announcement of Roosevelt's death, transcript of Feb. 9, 1919 memorial services. ; 131 pages .

$20.00

Jefferson and Hamilton:  The Struggle for Democracy in America
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Jefferson and Hamilton: The Struggle for Democracy in America

By Bowers, Claude G.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Very Good with no dust jacket; Owner name and bookseller's ticket on front . free endpaper. Boards rubbed.. 1946. Later Printing. Hardcover. Xvii, 531 pp. Black cloth binding. .

$20.00

Our Nation's Executives and Their Administrations. the Continental and  National Congresses.  An Historical, Biographical and Statistical  Conspectus of the National Government, from its Foundation, 1775-1885
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Our Nation's Executives and Their Administrations. the Continental and National Congresses. An Historical, Biographical and Statistical Conspectus of the National Government, from its Foundation, 1775-1885

By Getchell, George H.

Getchell & Fuller. Fair with no dust jacket; Spine largely missing, front hinge cracked, . boards heavily worn, front free endpaper stuck to front pastedown.. 1885. First Edition. Leather. 22 engraved portraits of the American Presidents from George Washington to Grover Cleveland. Dark brown pebbled leather over boards. Front boards ruled and lettered in gilt. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$50.00

National Portrait Gallery of Eminent Americans:  Including Orators,  Statesmen, Naval and Military Heroes, Jurists, Authors, Etc. , Etc. , from  Original Full Length Paintings by Alonzo Chappel,
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National Portrait Gallery of Eminent Americans: Including Orators, Statesmen, Naval and Military Heroes, Jurists, Authors, Etc. , Etc. , from Original Full Length Paintings by Alonzo Chappel,

By Duyckinck, Evart A.

NY: Johnson, Fry and Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, library stamps and markings on . spines, front and rear endpapers, and first page of table of contents. . Perforated library stamp on title pages. Some light foxing to some of . engravings.. 1867. Leather. Historical and biographical narratives by Evart A. Duyckinck. In two volumes. Contemporary half-bound leather. Spines tooled and titles stamped in gilt. All edges gilt. Sabin 21504. A quite lovely set of biographies and striking and dramatic full-page engraved portraits of 151 notable Americans. The Founding Fathers are all here, as are many inventors, authors, explorers and jurists, such as Elisha Kent Kane, Washington Irving, Albert Gallatin, Daniel Boone, Noah Webster and many others. Published just two years after the close of the Civil War, the volumes include both Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis; Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S Grant. ; Ex-Library; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$150.00

Angus King, Independent for Governor: Making a Difference
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Angus King, Independent for Governor: Making a Difference

By King, Angus

Private Printing. Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers scuffed.. 1994. Softcover. Angus King is an independent politician who served as Governor and is now a U. S. Senator for Maine. Inscribed by the author on the title page. ; 132 pages; Signed by Author .

$15.00

Aaron Burr:  Conspiracy to Treason
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Aaron Burr: Conspiracy to Treason

By Melton, Buckner F.

NY: Wiley. Very Good with no dust jacket. 2002. First Printing. Hardcover. 047139209x . Pictorial hardcover. Index, notes. After serving as Jefferson's vice president, Burr was involved in a conspiracy to invade Mexico and set up an independent republic or else work out a deal to get the western frontier lands to secede and form a separate republic. ; 278 pages .

$11.00

John Paul Jones:  Sailor, Hero, Father of the American Navy
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John Paul Jones: Sailor, Hero, Father of the American Navy

By Thomas, Evan

NY: Simon & Schuster. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket;. 2003. First Printing. Hardcover. 0743205839 . Index, notes, bibliography. John Adams called Jones "the most ambitious and intriguing officer in the American Navy." ; 381 pages .

$10.00

Grandpappa Jefferson:  Jefferson and His Grandchildren At Monticello
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Grandpappa Jefferson: Jefferson and His Grandchildren At Monticello

By Cox, Nana Lampton

NY: Vantage Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, price inked on top corner of . front free endpaper, jacket lightly soiled and tattered.. 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. 0533007291 . A fictionalized story of two of Thomas Jefferson's granddaughters, Anne and Ellen, aged 13 and 11, and the time they spent visiting with the President at his beloved Monticello on one of his breaks from the White House in 1804. Pen and ink illustrations by the author throughout. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 48 pages; Signed by Author .

$20.00

Benjamin Harrison 2 Volumes
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Benjamin Harrison 2 Volumes

By Sievers, Harry J.

Norwalk, CT: Easton Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Both volumes have some rubbing of gilt and . rubbing of front boards of volume one.. 1989. Hardcover. A great two volume biography of President Benjamin Harrison by Harry J. Sievers published in a handsome leatherbound edition by Easton Press. Both volumes are bound in dark gray leather with gold decorations stamped on boards and spine. All edges gilt. Silk ribbon markers. Five raised bands on spines. Volume One: Book One, is entitled Hoosier Warrier: Through the Civil War Years, 1833-1865 and contains an introduction by Hilton U. Brown. 386 pages, index, photos, maps. Volume Two, Books Two and Three: Hoosier Statesman, From the Civil War to the White House, 1865-1888 and Hoosier President, The White House and After, 1889-1901,787 pages in total, photos, indices. The Indiana native was a Union General, a Republican US Senator and defeated Grover Cleveland to become the 23rd President of the United States. ; The Library of the Presidents; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$60.00

Growing Up with Chicago
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Growing Up with Chicago

By Harrison, Carter Henry

Chicago: Ralph Fletcher Seymour. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and dampstained.. 1944. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth binding. Several pages of photos at rear. The sequel to the author's first memoir, "Stormy Years", by the son of the long-time Chicago mayor, who was assassinated while in office, who himself served as Chicago mayor. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 375 pages .

$20.00

Chester A. Arthur:   A Quarter-Century of Machine Politics
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Chester A. Arthur: A Quarter-Century of Machine Politics

By Howe, George Frederick

Norwalk, CT: Easton Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed.. 1987. Leather. Dark grey leather binding with gilt design on boards and spine. Five raised bands on spine. Silk ribbon marker. All edges gilt. Index, illustrations. ; the Library of the Presidents; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 307 pages .

$35.00

Abraham Lincoln:   A Biography
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Abraham Lincoln: A Biography

By Thomas, Benjamin P.

NY: Modern Library. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and soiled.. 1968. Later Printing. Hardcover. 0394604687 . Modern Library Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 548 pages .

$8.00

Passionate Sage:   The Character and Legacy of John Adams
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Passionate Sage: The Character and Legacy of John Adams

By Ellis, Joseph J.

NY: W. W. Norton and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed.. 1994. Softcover. 0393311333 . Index, bibliography. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 277 pages .

$8.00

Joseph E. Davis:   Pioneer Patriarch
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Joseph E. Davis: Pioneer Patriarch

By Hermann, Janet Sharp

Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1991. First Printing. Hardcover. 087805488x . Index, notes, several pages of photos. Mustard cloth binding. A biography of Confederate President Jefferson Davis' elder brother, who served as the family patriarch and as a presidential adviser. It details his life growing up in the Georgia, Kentucky and Mississippi frontiers and then starting a career as a lawyer and plantation owner. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 196 pages .

$19.00

Theodore Roosevelt, the Citizen
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Theodore Roosevelt, the Citizen

By Riis, Jacob A.

NY: Macmillan. Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Jacket chipped, torn and soiled, owner . writing on rear jacket panel.. 1904. Later Printing. Hardcover. Green cloth binding. Roosevelt chronology, list of books by T. R. Scarce in jacket. Riis is best known for his social activism and for his book "How the Other Half Lives" and here he chronicles the life and work of one of his progressive heroes, Teddy Roosevelt. Ev; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 471 pages .

$17.00

Eminent Americans: Namesakes of the Polaris Submarine Fleet
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Eminent Americans: Namesakes of the Polaris Submarine Fleet

By Rickover, H.G.

Washington, D. C.: U.S. Government Printing Office. Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly soiled and creased, else a . clean, tight copy.. 1972. Softcover. Index, photos. Library of Congress number 72-90503. Biographies of American historical figures who have had Polaris submarines named in their honor. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 316 pages .

$15.00

Lewis Cass
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Lewis Cass

By McLaughlin, Andrew Cunningham

NY: Chelsea House. Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight . copy.. 1981. Softcover. 0877541922 . Introduction by Professor Holman Hamilton. Index. A biography of the New Hampshire-born politician, who later became Governor of the Michigan Territory and Secretary of State under President James Buchanan. ; American Statesmen; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 390 pages .

$10.00

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