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Myths of Empire:  Domestic Politics and International Ambition
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Myths of Empire: Domestic Politics and International Ambition

By Snyder, Jack

Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket back has a tear and a stain on . the reverse improved by Brodart cover.. 1991. First Printing. Hardcover. 0801425328 . Red cloth. viii, 330 pages. Index. Three competing theories of empire overextension are tested using five detailed case studies (early 20th century Germany, Japan in the interwar period, Victorian Great Britain, post-WWII Soviet Union, and post-Cold War US). .

$25.00

Kennedy Campaigning:  The System and the Style As Practised by Senator  Edward Kennedy
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Kennedy Campaigning: The System and the Style As Practised by Senator Edward Kennedy

By Levin, Murray B.

Boston: Beacon Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed and scratched.. 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. Publisher's review slip laid in. Black cloth binding. xix, 313pp. Several pages of photos. .

$15.00

The Economy of Cities
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The Economy of Cities

By Jacobs, Jane

NY: Random House. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Foxing to endpapers and edges.. 1969. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Brown cloth binding. Author photo and bio on rear jacket panel. Jacobs' classic of urban sociology and history. ; 168 pages .

$15.00

Wells\' Social Anticipations
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Wells' Social Anticipations

By Wells, H. G. ; Laidler, Harry W. (editor)

NY: Vanguard Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards soiled and worn, pages toned.. 1927. Hardcover. Gray cloth binding. Edited and with an introduction by Laidler. A collection of H. G. Wells' writings about socialism. ; 165 pages .

$30.00

The Raw and the Cooked
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The Raw and the Cooked

By Levi-Strauss, Claude

NY: Harper and Row. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed, jacket toned . and lightly chipped.. 1969. First American Edition. Hardcover. Translated from the French by John and Doreen Weightman. xiii, 387pp, index, illustrations. ; Introduction to a Sciene of Mythology; Vol. 1 .

$25.00

Markers XXII:  Annual Journal for the Association of Gravestone Studies
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Markers XXII: Annual Journal for the Association of Gravestone Studies

By Collison, Gary (editor)

Greenfield, MA: The Association for Gravestone Studies. Near Fine; Covers lightly rubbed.. 2005. Softcover. Seven articles about various aspects of gravestone studies, from Acadian cemeteries in Nova Scotia to cowboy and horse graves. Many photos. Index. ; 214 pages; Signed by Author .

$15.00

Problems of To-Day:  Wealth - Labor - Socialism
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Problems of To-Day: Wealth - Labor - Socialism

By Carnegie, Andrew

NY: Doubleday, Page & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Minor wear to boards, owner name on front . free endpaper, several pages have penciled marginalia.. 1908. First Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth with gilt titles on front boards and spine. Top edges gilt. Carnegie’s views on such economic subjects as capitalism, socialism, taxation, estate law, tariffs, and labor management. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 207 pages .

$50.00

An Atlas of Empire
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An Atlas of Empire

By Horrabin, J. F.

NY: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good with no dust jacket; Corners bumped, cloth wrinkling on rear . board, endpapers toned.. 1937. First American Edition. Hardcover. Black cloth binding. xii, 141 pages + iii index. Black and white maps. A companion volume to the author's An Atlas of Current Affairs and An Atlas of European History, whose aim was to catalog the areas of the world which were the property not of their own inhabitants (colonial possessions) , but of some other alien state. .

$15.00

Markers XXXI:  Annual Journal for the Association of Gravestone Studies
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Markers XXXI: Annual Journal for the Association of Gravestone Studies

By Ciregna, Elise Madeleine (editor)

Greenfield, MA: The Association for Gravestone Studies. Near Fine. 2015. Softcover. 1878381245 . Five articles about various aspects of gravestone studies, from World War I memorials to Canadian community mausoleums. Many photos. Index, editor's introduction. ; 123 pages; Signed by Author .

$15.00

Madness in Power
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Madness in Power

By Dumas, Francois Ribadeau

Philadelphia: Chilton Book Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Spine bumped, page tops spotted, . jacket lightly chipped.. 1969. First American Edition. Hardcover. Black cloth. x, 259 pages. Black and white illustrations and photos, index. A study of thirty-one world leaders who are either mad or insane including Caligula and Claudius, Ferdinand and Isabella, and Adolf Hitler. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$18.00

War and Peace:  A Statement Made before the Political Committee of the  General Assembly, November 23, 1949
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War and Peace: A Statement Made before the Political Committee of the General Assembly, November 23, 1949

By Malik, Dr. Charles

Stamford, CT: Overbrook Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket very lightly tattered.. N.D.. Hardcover. Black cloth binding with glassine jacket. .

$10.00

The Wild Flag:  Editorials from the New Yorker on Federal World Government  and Other Matters
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The Wild Flag: Editorials from the New Yorker on Federal World Government and Other Matters

By White, E. B.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Pages toned, jacket rubbed and lightly . worn.. 1946. Later Printing. Hardcover. Navy decorated cloth. xiv, 188 pp. A collection of Whites eloquent paeans for world government and against nationalism, originally published in the New Yorker during and after World War II. The wild flag of the title refers to the iris, which grows throughout the world and "does not lend itself to frantic waving or nationalist exploitation." (from rear jacket flap) .

$20.00

The Company of Strangers:  A Natural History of Economic Life
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The Company of Strangers: A Natural History of Economic Life

By Seabright, Paul

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2004. First Printing. Hardcover. 0691118213 . "In The Company of Strangers, Paul Seabright provides an original evolutionary and sociological account of the emergence of those economic institutions that manage not only markets but also the world's myriad other affairs." x, 304 pp, index. .

$13.00

Race and Population Problems
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Race and Population Problems

By Duncan, Hannibal Gerald

NY: Longmans, Green & Company. Good with no dust jacket; Library bookplate and markings on spine. Boards . rubbed.. 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. xv, 424 pp. Index. An enlightened sociology text for its time, discounting eugenics and racial superority theories. ; Ex-Library .

$17.00

McLuhan: Hot and Cool:  A Critical Symposium
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McLuhan: Hot and Cool: A Critical Symposium

By Stearn, Gerald Emanuel

NY: Dial Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, jacket price-clipped and . soiled, with tattering along top margins.. 1967. Second Printing. Hardcover. An anthology of essays critiquing the ideas of Marshall McLuhan, by such intellectual luminaries as Susan Sontag, Tom Wolfe, Dwight Macdonald, Howard Gossage, etc, including rebuttals by McLuhan. Bibliography. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 312 pages .

$10.00

Reason to Believe
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Reason to Believe

By Cuomo, Mario

NY: Simon and Schuster. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed.. 1995. First Printing. Hardcover. 0684815176 . Inscribed by the late politician and orator on the front free endpaper. Index. A call to political action and analysis of contemporary social and political issues written in the year after Governor Cuomo lost his bid for a fourth term as New York State Governor. ; 191 pages .

$25.00

Banker to the Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty
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Banker to the Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty

By Yunus, Muhammad

NY: Publicaffairs, LLC. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Page tops and bottoms lightly soiled, . sticker liftoff on rear pastedown, else a clean, tight and bright copy.. 1999. First Printing. Hardcover. 1891620118 . The Nobel Laureate founder of the Grameen Bank, which makes very small loans to poor families, primarily headed by women, in developing countries, outlines his philosophies. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 258 pages .

$12.00

Belief and the Counter Culture: A Guide to Constructive Confrontation
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Belief and the Counter Culture: A Guide to Constructive Confrontation

By Evans, Robert A.

Philadelphia: Westminster Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers toned.. 1971. Softcover. 0664249396 . 123 pp. + 5 pages of song lyrics at rear. 33-1/3 rpm red vinyl record bound in rear. Many illustrations and photos, including anti-war and civil rights posters, artwork by Robert Hodgell. The author, a theology professor at McCormick Theological Seminary relates the power of various media to bridge political and social differences "...for all kinds of groups looking for program and planning materials that can be use effectively to bring people and ideas together." (from rear cover blurb). ; 128 pages .

$17.00

A Treatise on the Construction of the Statutes 13 Eliz. C. 5, and 27 Eliz.  C. 4, Relating to Voluntary and Fraudulent Conveyances
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A Treatise on the Construction of the Statutes 13 Eliz. C. 5, and 27 Eliz. C. 4, Relating to Voluntary and Fraudulent Conveyances

By Roberts, William

Burlington, [VT]: Chauncey Goodrich. Good with no dust jacket; Boards scuffed, worn and stained, contemporary . owner signature on front pastedown endpaper, foxing throughout.. 1845. 3rd American Edition. Hardcover. Subtitle: And on the Nature and Force of Different Considerations to Support Deeds and Other Legal Instruments in the Courts of Law and Equity. Title page notes that this edition is reprinted from the last English edition, with additional notes and references to American and later English decisions. Original brown leather binding with leather spine label. viii, 675 pp. Index. .

$75.00

A Treatise of the Law Relative to Contracts and Agreements Not under Seal  with Cases and Decisions Thereon in the Action of Assumpsit. Volume 2.
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A Treatise of the Law Relative to Contracts and Agreements Not under Seal with Cases and Decisions Thereon in the Action of Assumpsit. Volume 2.

By Comyns, Samuel

Flatbush, NY: Isaac Riley. Good with no dust jacket; Pages heavily toned, boards worn, top third of . front free endpaper missing.. 1809. First American Edition. Leather. Vol. II only of two volume set, which contains the last two parts of this four part title. Brown ruled leather with leather spine label. Index. ; 617 pages .

$85.00

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