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A Fortunate Life

A Fortunate Life

by Facey, A. B.; Robert Juniper (illustrator)

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First edition thus
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Victoria, Australia: Allen Lane / Penguin Books Australia Ltd, 1983. First edition thus. Hardcover. Near fine/No Dj.. 8vo. 334pp. Blue cloth covered boards. Illustrated slipcase. Exterior of slipcase lightly scuffed. Endpapers decorated with family photographs. Afterword by Jan Carter. Neither the photographs, or the afterword are present in previous editions.
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Letter concerning Voyager National Park
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Letter concerning Voyager National Park: (June 25, 1970) Charles A. Lindbergh to Roy A. Taylor

by Lindbergh, Charles A.

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1970. Very Good+/Envelope: Good+. Contents Summary: Regarding the Voyageurs National Park project, Lindbergh states that he can testify in Washington on behalf of the creation of this park. But, he can not make it because of an engagement in the Philippines 15th of July, 1970. Typed Letter Signed 'Charles A. Lindbergh' in black ink. One Page 8 7/32" x 11" cut from watermarked paper 'Parchment 1471 Switzerland'. With envelope, airmail 4 5/8" x 5 3/4" with stamp/mail mark from Switzerland. Dated: Switzerland June 25, 1970. Slightly toned. Back stained from glue application, barely visible from front. Light ink or graphite ghosting. Heavy glue residue to back of envelope. Letter in full: "Switzerland June 25, 1970 Dear Congressman Taylor: I spent some days in Minnesota before leaving on this trip to Europe. My friends there told me that the Voyageurs National Park project will come up for hearings next month, and suggested that I go to… Read More
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Letter Concerning Vietnam War: (November 10, 1969) President Richard Nixon To Roy A. Taylor
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Letter Concerning Vietnam War: (November 10, 1969) President Richard Nixon To Roy A. Taylor

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1969. Contents Summary: A call to end the Vietnam war based on a resolution Roy A. Taylor and his colleagues introduced to the House following President Richard Nixon's November 3rd message to the Nation. Typed Letter Signed 'Richard Nixon' in black ink. One Page 6 ¾" x 8 7/8" Blind stamped of official seal 'THE WHITE HOUSE WASHINGTON'. Dated: November 10, 1969. Slightly toned. 1" crease top left. Back stained from glue application, visible from front. Very Good+ Letter in full: "Dear Congressman Taylor: The resolution which you and so many of your colleagues introduced in the House following my November 3 message to the Nation should serve as ample evidence to the leaders of North Vietnam that the time has come to move forward at the conference table to end this tragic war. Your expression of confidence that our course will lead to peace is a source of deep encouragement. With warm regard, Sincerely, Richard Nixon Honorable Roy A. Taylor House of Representatives Washington,… Read More
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LETTER, PRESIDENT RICHARD NIXON (JUNE 24, 1971)
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LETTER, PRESIDENT RICHARD NIXON (JUNE 24, 1971)

by President Richard Nixon

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1971. Very Good+. Contents Summary: By a vote of 254 to 158, the House rejected the Nedzi-Whalen Amendment that would have prohibited the use of funds to be used in Southeast Asia, particularly Vietnam, after the end of 1971. It was created by opponents of the Vietnam War who supported the reduction of the military budget and a timetable of American forces in Vietnam. Nixon states that these proposals jeopardize the progress of American withdrawal. Typed Typed Letter Signed 'RN' in black ink. One Page 6 ¾" x 8 7/8". Blind stamped of official seal 'THE WHITE HOUSE WASHINGTON'. Dated: June 24, 1971. Slightly toned. Back stained from glue application. Very Good+. Dated: June 24, Letter in full: "June 24, 1971 Dear Roy: During consideration of the military procurement bill for the coming fiscal year, a number of amendments were proposed seeking to legislate a deadline for American involvement in Indochina. The debate centered on the Nedzi-Whalen amendment, which the House rejected… Read More
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Kept in the Dark: a Novel. Complete in two vols
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Kept in the Dark: a Novel. Complete in two vols

by Trollope, Anthony

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London, UK: Chatto & Windus, 1882. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo (7"x5.5"). 253 + 239pp, +publisher's ads. Brown cloth-covered boards with black/red decoration & giltstamped title to spine. Heavy shelfwear: corners rubbed/soft, joints rubbed, lightly soiled, small discolored areas; sun darkened spine, spine slant (vols 1&2). Previous owner's name in pen to half title, pages toned (vols 1&2). Cloth rippling to upper cover (vol1). Crack to upper hinge & lower hinge starting (vol1). Crack to lower hinge & extensive notes to rear fep (vol2). Covered in seller's protective mylar.
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