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Image for THE GRAND IDEA George Washington's Potomac and the Race to the West

THE GRAND IDEA George Washington's Potomac and the Race to the West

By: Achenbach, Joel

Price: $8.99

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 49629


New, Unread Copy. First Edition, First Printing with Full number line. Not price clipped. Not remaindered. No wear or tears; no marks or writing. Scan shows actual copy. ; Chronicles retired general George Washington's adventurous 680-mile trek down the Potomac River, a journey during which he endeavored to prevent disunion, collected key frontier and real-estate data, tangled with squatters and the natural elements, and inspired engineering achievements. View more info

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WADE HAMPTON III

By: Ackerman, Robert K

Price: $20.99

Publisher: University of South Carolina Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 43940


New & Unread Hardcover with Dust Jacket. No marks or writing; no wear or tears; no remainder mark; not price-clipped. First Edition, First Printing. Scan shows actual book. ; Providing the most balanced and comprehensive portrayal of Wade Hampton III to date, Robert K. Ackerman's biography explores the remarkable abilities and tragic failings of the planter-statesman who would come to personify the Civil War and Reconstruction in South Carolina. ; 341 pages View more info

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DICKENS

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $6.99

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1990

Seller ID: 135838


Book Club Edition; 1195 pages View more info

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MELVILLE AND HIS WORLD

By: Allen, Gay Wilson

Price: $5.99

Publisher: Viking Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15651


Some discoloration along bottom edge of binding. Minimal edgewear to jacket. Original Trade Edition. B&W photographs & illustrations. ; ; 144 pages View more info

Image for THE LIFE AND TIMES OF GENERAL ANDREW PICKENS  Revolutionary War Hero, American Founder

THE LIFE AND TIMES OF GENERAL ANDREW PICKENS Revolutionary War Hero, American Founder

By: Andrew, Rod

Price: $28.00

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press: 2017

Seller ID: 140186


424 pages View more info

Image for ST PAUL  The Apostle We Love to Hate

ST PAUL The Apostle We Love to Hate

By: Armstrong, Karen

Price: $9.99

Publisher: UK, Atlantic Books: 2015

Seller ID: 135778


Like New Hardcover with Dust Jacket. No wear, no tears. No marks or writing. No remainder mark; not price-clipped. First Edition, First Printing with full number line. British edition. Scan shows actual book. View more info

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ST PAUL The Apostle We Love to Hate

By: Armstrong, Karen

Price: $9.99

Publisher: UK, Atlantic Books: 2015

Seller ID: 135780


Like New Hardcover with Dust Jacket. No wear, no tears. No marks or writing. No remainder mark; not price-clipped. First Edition, First Printing with full number line. British edition. Scan shows actual book. View more info

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QUEEN VICTORIA AND THE BONAPARTES

By: Aronson, Theo

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Bobbs - Merrill: 1972

Seller ID: 136930


Bookplate on endpaper. Some foxing and some underlining. View more info

Image for THE FIRST CHURCHILL  Marlborough, soldier and statesman

THE FIRST CHURCHILL Marlborough, soldier and statesman

By: Barnett, Correlli

Price: $8.00

Publisher: G P Putnam's Sons: 1974

Seller ID: 134072


288 pages View more info

Image for OL' STROM  An Unauthorized Biography of Strom Thurmond

OL' STROM An Unauthorized Biography of Strom Thurmond

By: Bass, Jack

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Longstreet: 1999

Seller ID: 128047


Previous owners name on endpaper. ; 359 pages View more info

Image for VINCE GILL  An Unauthorized Biography and Musical Appreciation of the Country Superstar

VINCE GILL An Unauthorized Biography and Musical Appreciation of the Country Superstar

By: Bego, Mark

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Renaissance Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 137091


Hardcover in DJ with light edge wear, no tears or chips. No apparent marks or writing. No remainder mark, not price-clipped. First Edition, First Printing. Scan shows actual book. ; 251 pages View more info

Image for MADAM SECRETARY  A Biography of Madeleine Albright

MADAM SECRETARY A Biography of Madeleine Albright

By: Blood, Thomas

Price: $8.99

Publisher: St Martins Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 128822


Hardcover in DJ with light edge wear, no tears or chips. No apparent marks or writing. No remainder mark, not price-clipped. First Edition, First Printing. Scan shows actual copy. ; 276 pages View more info

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MOUNTAIN DOCTOR

By: Blythe, LeGette

Price: $21.99

Publisher: William Morrow & Company: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 130813


First Edition, 1964 on front and back on title page; no additional printing mentioned. Signed on endpaper, 4-16-64 "Reverence for Life" Gaine Cannon and below that LeGette Blythe. Very nice, clean hardcover with good dust jacket that has some closed tears. Two photo sections by Bruce Roberts. Not price clipped, no remainder mark. Scan shows actual copy. Dust Jacket protected in mylar cover. ; B&W Photographs; Signed by Author View more info

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HENRIETTA MARIA Queen of the Cavaliers

By: Bone, Quentin

Price: $10.99

Publisher: University of Illinois Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30880


Near Fine Hardcover in Near Fine Dust Jacket. No marks or writing. Scan shows actual copy. ; Study of the political role of Queen Henrietta (1609-1669) , wife of King Charles I. View more info

Image for ALL IN  The Education of General David Petraeus

ALL IN The Education of General David Petraeus

By: Broadwell, Paula & Vernon Loeb

Price: $5.99

Publisher: Penguin Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 141170


Hardcover with dust jacket. Previous owners name on endpaper. Dust jacket edge worn with small tears along spine area. ; 432 pages View more info

Image for AMERICA'S FIRST DYNASTY   The Adamses, 1735-1918

AMERICA'S FIRST DYNASTY The Adamses, 1735-1918

By: Brookhiser, Richard

Price: $3.99

Publisher: The Free Press: 2003

Seller ID: 118673


Gently Read Trade Paperback. Minimal edge wear. Spine uncreased. No marks or writing. No remainder marks; not ex-lib. Page edges beginning to tan. Scan shows actual copy. ; 244 pages View more info

Image for 41: A PORTRAIT OF MY FATHER

41: A PORTRAIT OF MY FATHER

By: Bush, George W

Price: $16.80

Publisher: Crown Publishers: 2014

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 122043


New & Unread Hardcover with Dust Jacket. No marks or writing; no wear or tears; no remainder mark; not price-clipped. First Edition, First Printing with full number line. Scan shows actual copy. ; 304 pages View more info

Image for IF CHINS COULD KILL  Confessions of a B Movie Actor

IF CHINS COULD KILL Confessions of a B Movie Actor

By: Campbell, Bruce

Price: $3.99

Publisher: L.A. Weekly Books: 2002

Seller ID: 141574


368 pages View more info

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THE PATH TO POWER

By: Caro, Robert A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1982

Seller ID: 133639


Years of Lyndon Johnson; Vol. 1; 882 pages View more info

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RUTH [RUTH CARVER GARDNER]

By: Carver, Alice Shepard; Her Mother and Others

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Broadman Press: 1941

Seller ID: 125393


Binding straight and tight; moderate edge wear; no marks or writing; light blue color of cover mottled and speckled. ; 206 pages View more info