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1 Alabama Memorial Services James B. Allen
U. S. Government Printing 1978 First Impression Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Excellent Historical Reference. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 8vo ; 
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Official Inaugural Program Honoring Governor George C. Wallace, January 14, 1963, Alabama
2 Alabama Official Inaugural Program Honoring Governor George C. Wallace, January 14, 1963
Montgomery, AL Inaugural Committee 1963 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Blue and white cover with photo of George C. Wallace. George Corley Wallace, Jr. (August 25, 1919 – September 13, 1998) was an American politician and the 45th Governor of Alabama, having served two nonconsecutive terms and two consecutive terms as a Democrat: 1963–1967, 1971–1979 and 1983–1987. Wallace has the third longest gubernatorial tenure in post-Constitutional U.S. history at 5,848 days. After four runs for U.S. President (three as a Democrat and one on the American Independent Party ticket), he earned the title "the most influential loser" in 20th century U.S. politics, according to biographers Dan T. Carter and Stephan Lesher.A 1972 assassination attempt left Wallace paralyzed, and he used a wheelchair for the remainder of his life. He is remembered for his Southern populist and segregationist attitudes during the mid-20th century period of the African-American civil rights movement and activism, which gained passage of federal civil rights legislation in the mid-1960s to enforce constitutional rights for all citizens. He eventually renounced segregationism but remained a populist.(Wikipedia); Photographs, Illustrations 
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Steps Along the Way, a Governor's Scrapbook, Alexander, Lamar
3 Alexander, Lamar Steps Along the Way, a Governor's Scrapbook
Nashville Thomas Nelson Publishers 1986 0840742150 / 9780840742155 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Photos and illustrations Author signed. Excellent account of this Tennessee Governor's life. Andrew Lamar Alexander Jr. (born July 3, 1940) is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Tennessee, a seat he has held since 2003. A member of the Republican Party, he also was the 45th governor of Tennessee from 1979 to 1987 and the 5th United States Secretary of Education from 1991 to 1993. ; Illustrated; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 160 pages; ; Signed by Author 
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Sectionalism in Virginia from 1776-1861, Ambler, Charles H.
4 Ambler, Charles H. Sectionalism in Virginia from 1776-1861
Chicago, Il The University of Chicago Press 1910 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author. 1910 hardback first edition. Most likely no dust jacket was issued. Some sunfading to endpapers where newspaper articles lay. Contents clean, has had paper over cover to protect. Very rare signed copy. ; Author Signed; Signed by Author 
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Journey into Silence (with signed photo of author), Ashley, Jack
5 Ashley, Jack Journey into Silence (with signed photo of author)
The Bodley Head Ltd 1973 0370013840 / 9780370013848 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Has signed photo of author laid in. Clean contents. The first deaf member of Parliment. ; 192 pages; Signed by Author 
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More Fragments from France,, Bairnsfather, Captain Bruce
6 Bairnsfather, Captain Bruce More Fragments from France,
London, England The Bystander c 1917 First Edition; First Impression paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Author 
Color inset on front cover. Cover is detached from staples but both front and back are there. Contents clean with great illustrations. Bruce Bairnsfather, the son of Thomas Bairnsfather and Amelia Every, was born in Muree, India, in 1888. Bruce's father was a Lieutenant in the Bengal Infantry. After attending schools in India and Stratford-upon-Avon, Bruce joined the British Army. Bairnsfather found army life boring and left the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and enrolled as an art student at the Hassall School of Art. After completing his training he produced advertising posters for products such as Lipton Tea, Players's Tobacco and Flowers Beer. On the outbreak of the First World War Bairnsfather rejoined the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and within a couple of weeks had been promoted to the rank of lieutenant. After the Battle of Mons the British Army was desperately short of trained soldiers and Bairnsfather was quickly rushed to the Western Front where he served with people such as Captain Bernard Montgomery and Lieutenant A. A. Milne. Bairnsfather, who was put in charge of a Maxim Machine-Gun section, was shocked by trench-life and even refused to take leave, fearing that once he left, he would find it too difficult to return. During the Christmas of 1914, Bairnsfather came close to being court-martialed after joining German soldiers in what later became known as the Christmas Truce. While on the Western Front, Bairnsfather drew pictures of trench life and in 1915 The Bystander magazine began publishing his drawings. Bairnsfather's work was extremely popular with the soldiers in the trenches and this helped sales of the magazine. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Scarce. ; Illustrations; Oblong 4to 11" - 13; 44 pages 
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The Bystander Fragments from France, Vol 5, Bairnsfather, Captain Bruce
7 Bairnsfather, Captain Bruce The Bystander Fragments from France, Vol 5
London, England The Bystander c 1917 First Edition; First Impression paperback Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Author 
Color inset on front cover. Cover is not detached from staples but both front and back are there. Contents clean with great illustrations. Bruce Bairnsfather, the son of Thomas Bairnsfather and Amelia Every, was born in Muree, India, in 1888. Bruce's father was a Lieutenant in the Bengal Infantry. After attending schools in India and Stratford-upon-Avon, Bruce joined the British Army. Bairnsfather found army life boring and left the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and enrolled as an art student at the Hassall School of Art. After completing his training he produced advertising posters for products such as Lipton Tea, Players's Tobacco and Flowers Beer. On the outbreak of the First World War Bairnsfather rejoined the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and within a couple of weeks had been promoted to the rank of lieutenant. After the Battle of Mons the British Army was desperately short of trained soldiers and Bairnsfather was quickly rushed to the Western Front where he served with people such as Captain Bernard Montgomery and Lieutenant A. A. Milne. Bairnsfather, who was put in charge of a Maxim Machine-Gun section, was shocked by trench-life and even refused to take leave, fearing that once he left, he would find it too difficult to return. During the Christmas of 1914, Bairnsfather came close to being court-martialed after joining German soldiers in what later became known as the Christmas Truce. While on the Western Front, Bairnsfather drew pictures of trench life and in 1915 The Bystander magazine began publishing his drawings. Bairnsfather's work was extremely popular with the soldiers in the trenches and this helped sales of the magazine. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Scarce. ; Vol. 5; Illustrations; Oblong 4to 11" - 13; 32 pages 
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Artifice and Indeterminacy  An Anthology of New Poetics, Beach, Christopher
8 Beach, Christopher Artifice and Indeterminacy An Anthology of New Poetics
University Alabama Press 1998 0817309462 / 9780817309466 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Looks Never Read! Still in shrink wrap. ; Modern & Contemporary Poetics; 392 pages;

Artifice and Indeterminacy gathers the strongest and most representative writings of the past two decades and shows more clearly than ever before the depth and breadth of  contemporary American poetics. Collectively, these essays break with conventional interpretive frameworks and traditional generic boundaries of poetry to give fresh voice to the  poetics of our time.

Neither dismissive of the aesthetic value(s) of poetry, nor reluctant to articulate the ways in which aesthetic evaluation is complicated by the mediating influences of history, culture, class, gender, race, and academic status, the writers presented in this anthology celebrate the artifice of the poetic text while also accepting as a given the indeterminacy of its inception and reception.
 
Individual pieces range in style and approach from theoretical writings to discussions of individual poets such as Emily Dickinson, Louis Zukofsky, and Bob Kaufman. The authors consider such critical issues as gender and the possibilities of a feminist poetics, the textual politics of race and class, and the broader implications of an avant-garde practice.

CONTENTS / CONTRIBUTORS

 

Section 1: Form/Syntax/Speech

Charles Bernstein

Bob Perelman

Barrett Watten

Michael Davidson

Marjorie Perloff

 

Section 2: Pattern/Experience/Song

David Antin

Leslie Scalapino

Lyn Hejinian

John Taggart

 

Section 3: Institutions and Ideology

James Sherry

Ron Silliman

Steve McCaffery

Hank Lazer

Nathaniel Mackey

Maria Damon

 

Section 4: Poetics and Gender

Rae Armantrout

Rachel Blau DuPlessis

Susan Howe

 
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9 Beard, Charles Austin America in midpassage,
New York , NY The Macmillan company 1939 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Jones, Wilfred 
Two volume set. Volumes 1 & 2. Blue gray covers. Small stamp of prior owner's name. Otherwise tight and clean. Fully indexed. ; Drawings; 6 pages 
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A Journey  My Political Life (Author Signed), Blair, Tony
10 Blair, Tony A Journey My Political Life (Author Signed)
Knopf 2010 0307269833 / 9780307269836 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed bookplate on endpaper. Stated first edition. Contents look new with many photos. Dust Jacket (not price clipped) is now in Mylar Protective Cover. The longest-serving Labour prime minister of Britain, and still a figure on the international political stage, Blair recalls in detail the events of his premiership. He covers lots of actions and activities and shares with forthrightness his thinking on world and domestic issues he had to confront; on the other hand, on occasion he does play his cards close to the vest, avoiding a complete “spilling” of his thoughts about a certain situation he had then and now. Blair’s view of the late Princess Diana is discerning; of his successor, Gordon Brown, hardly affectionate; of George Bush (the younger), certainly controversial. Consciousness of his public image was never far from how he acted in office and now how he writes about his actions. Behind the scenes in the halls of power is always an interesting place to go, and Blair takes us there with delight on his part and on our part, from weekending with the royal family in Scotland to the nerve-racking “Prime Minister’s Questions,” when the PM must face inquiries (read “criticism”) from the opposition MPs. Rare. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book.; Photographs; 9.40 X 6.70 X 1.70 inches; 700 pages; Signed by Author 
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The Middle Period, 1817-1858, Burgess, John W
11 Burgess, John W The Middle Period, 1817-1858
CHARLES SCRIBNERS SONS 1897 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original not a reprint. Blue cover has some spotting otherwise clean. Fully indexed. May have former owners name in front. ; The American History Series; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 544 pages 
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BARBARA BUSH (Author Signed)  A Memoir, Bush, Barbara
12 Bush, Barbara BARBARA BUSH (Author Signed) A Memoir
New York , NY Charles Scribners Sons 1994 0025196359 / 9780025196353 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Violet cover. Dust not price clipped. Original signature on bookplate in addition to machine signature. Very clean almost new condition. Mrs. Bush was an engaging women that through adversity and trial will be remembered for her strength and poise. After her husband (President George H.W. Bush) finished his presidency she became a well known speaker and advoate for literacy. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Rare signed copy.; Photos; 1.9 x 9.56 x 6.52 Inches; 512 pages;

Barbara Bush is certainly among the most popular First Ladies ever to live in the White House. Politics aside, people worldwide have come to admire her wit, her candor and compassion, as well as her unswerving devotion to her husband and children.

In her memoir, Mrs. Bush for the first time gives readers a very private look at a life lived in the public eye for more than twenty-five years. She begins with a compelling portrait of her early years, including: growing up in Rye, New York, and meeting George Bush; life as a young bride and mother, moving far away from home to West Texas; and the almost unbearable pain of losing a child.

With contemporary American history as the backdrop, Mrs. Bush remembers the shock of learning that her fiancé has been shot down in the Pacific during World War II; the disbelief when a black friend is refused service in a Southern restaurant in the 1950s; and the fear when she is caught in the middle of a student protest march in the 1960s.

She recounts her years in public life, from first moving to Washington when George Bush was elected to Congress; to her experience living in New York as the wife of the Ambassador to the United Nations and in China as wife of the U.S. envoy. She talks candidly about the ups and downs of three presidential campaigns and describes her role as the wife of the Vice President, culminating in the climactic White House years.

Drawing upon excerpts from her diary, which she has compiled for more than thirty years, Mrs. Bush takes us behind the scenes of the Persian Gulf conflict and the end of the Cold War. She talks about both the Bushes' struggle to overcome Graves' disease and how she faced the controversy that erupted at Wellesley College before her commencement speech.

Through the friendships she developed over the years with world leaders and their spouses, we meet and get to know the Gorbachevs, the Thatchers, the Mitterrands, the Mubaraks, and many others. And she tells us why she threw so much of her energy and compassion behind the important cause of making more Americans literate.

This memoir includes hundreds of the funny, often self-deprecating, and occasionally touching anecdotes for which Mrs. Bush is well known: surprising a rat while swimming in the White House pool; accidentally stomping on Boris Yeltsin's foot under the table during a state dinner; wearing a $29 pair of shoes for her husband's inaugural ball.

She also talks about the disappointments of the 1992 presidential campaign and the joys of rediscovering private life, including driving and cooking again for the first time in twelve years.

This is a warm and funny memoir that will charm Mrs. Bush's millions of admirers and earn her many more.; Signed by Author 
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Looking Forward An Autobiography, Bush, George
13 Bush, George Looking Forward An Autobiography
New York Doubleday 1987 0385141815 / 9780385141819 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed on Vice Presidential bookplate. Extra laid in Bush/Quale bumper sticker. Stated first edition. With Victor Gold. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Rare. ; Photographs; 9.20 X 6.20 X 1.30 inches; 270 pages; Signed by Author 
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Decision Points (Author Signed), Bush, George W.
14 Bush, George W. Decision Points (Author Signed)
New York Crown 2010 0307590615 / 9780307590619 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by President Bush on Presidential bookplate attached to end paper. Looks new. Bush was the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009 and the 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000. The eldest son of Barbara and George H. W. Bush (the 41st President of the United States), he was born in New Haven, Connecticut. After graduating from Yale University in 1968 and Harvard Business School in 1975, Bush worked in oil businesses. He married Laura Welch in 1977. Bush was both one of the most popular and unpopular presidents in history, having received the highest recorded presidential approval ratings in the wake of 9/11, as well as one of the lowest approval ratings during the 2008 financial crisis. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Also in custom built slipcase. Scarce.; Color and B & W Photographs; 8.90 X 6.30 X 1.65 inches; 512 pages; Signed by Author 
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A More Perfect Union  What We the People Can Do to Reclaim Our Constitutional Liberties, Carson M.D., Ben &  Candy Carson
15 Carson M.D., Ben & Candy Carson A More Perfect Union What We the People Can Do to Reclaim Our Constitutional Liberties
Sentinel 2015 1591848040 / 9781591848042 First Edition; Various Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket Signed by Author
Looks new. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover .BEN CARSON, MD, was raised by a poor single mother in Detroit. He retired as the director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital after a groundbreaking medical career of more than thirty-five years. He is the author of eight previous books, including One Nation, One Vote, America the Beautiful, and Gifted Hands. A former member of the President’s Council on Bioethics, he is the recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the country.Dr. Carson and his wife and coauthor, CANDY CARSON, are the founders of the Carson Scholars Fund, which recognizes the achievements of deserving young people. They have three grown children and two grandchildren, and now live in Florida. ; 8.10 X 5.80 X 1 inches; 256 pages; Signed by Author 
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Talking Peace (Author Signed)  A Vision for the Next Generation, Carter, Jimmy
16 Carter, Jimmy Talking Peace (Author Signed) A Vision for the Next Generation
New York, NY Dutton Juvenile 1993 0525449590 / 9780525449591 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
blue grey cover. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Signed by President Carter on title page "J. Carter". Scarce. ; Maps; 1 x 9.25 x 6.5 Inches; 208 pages; Signed by Author 
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Why not the Best? Why one man is optimistic about America's Third Century, Carter, Jimmy
17 Carter, Jimmy Why not the Best? Why one man is optimistic about America's Third Century
Nashville, Tennessee Broadman 1975 0805455612 / 9780805455618 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author, former U. S. President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Jimmy Carter, on first free endpaper with inscription to J.C. Buchanan and signature "J. Carter. " Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. This book was written by Carter before he ran for President and may be his first book. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 156 pages; Signed by All Authors 
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Love & War  Twenty Years, Three Presidents, Two Daughters and One Louisiana Home, Carville, James &  Mary Matalin
18 Carville, James & Mary Matalin Love & War Twenty Years, Three Presidents, Two Daughters and One Louisiana Home
Blue Rider Press 2014 0399167242 / 9780399167249 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
As new with both signatures on title page. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. JAMES CARVILLE is an American political consultant, commentator, educator, actor, attorney, media personality, and prominent liberal pundit. Carville gained national attention for his work as the lead strategist of the successful 1992 presidential campaign of Bill Clinton. Carville was a cohost of CNN’s Crossfire until its final broadcast in June 2005, and since then he has appeared on CNN’s news program The Situation Room. Carville is the author of several books; most recently It’s the Middle Class, Stupid! coauthored with Stan Greenberg. He teaches political science at Tulane University.MARY MATALIN served in the Reagan, George H. W. Bush, and George W. Bush administrations and as Counselor to Vice President Dick Cheney. Mary is a bestselling author, television and radio host, and currently the cohost of the national radio show Both Sides Now with Arianna Huffington. Mary and husband, James Carville were 2013 NFL Super Bowl Host Committee Co-Chairmen and Loyola University of New Orleans Centennial Co-Chairmen, where Matalin was recently appointed Visiting Distinguished Lecturer. ; 9 X 6.30 X 1.30 inches; 352 pages; Signed by All Authors 
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Eulogy on the life, character, and public services of the Hon. John C. Calhoun, pronounced by appointment before the citizens of Cheraw and its vicinity, on Wednesday, April 24, 1850, Coit, J.C.
19 Coit, J.C. Eulogy on the life, character, and public services of the Hon. John C. Calhoun, pronounced by appointment before the citizens of Cheraw and its vicinity, on Wednesday, April 24, 1850
Columbia S.C. Town Council of Cheraw 1850 First Edition Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Original imprint. No cover. Foxing to pages. This is the original 1850 printing not a print on demand or reprint. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Rare.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 44 pages 
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State of Missouri, Constitutional Convention Convened May 15, 1922, List of Delegates, Collins, John P.
20 Collins, John P. State of Missouri, Constitutional Convention Convened May 15, 1922, List of Delegates
John P Collins, Secretary 1922 First Edition; First Impression Flexible covers Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red leather cover with gold lettering. A complete list of delegates arranged alphabetially, giving residence, Jefferson City address, etc. also convention rules, committees, and list of officers. Signed by George H. Williams one of the delegates. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Rare. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
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