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Go Quietly...or Else, Agnew, Spiro T
1 Agnew, Spiro T Go Quietly...or Else
William Morrow 1980 0688036686 / 9780688036683 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed "With best wishes to Bill C-----, Spiro T. Angnew" on half title page. Stated first edition with full number line. (November 9, 1918 September 17, 1996) was an American politician who served as the 39th Vice President of the United States from 1969 to 1973, serving under President Richard Nixon. Agnew was the second Vice President in United States history to resign, the other being John C. Calhoun, and the only one to do so because of criminal charges. Nearly ten years after leaving office, in January 1983, Agnew paid the state of Maryland nearly $270,000 as a result of a civil suit that stemmed from the bribery allegations. Critics have cited him as being one of the worst Vice Presidents in American history. (Wikipedia). Scarce signed copy.; 9.50 X 6.50 X 1.20 inches; 288 pages; Signed by Author 
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BARBARA BUSH (Author Signed)  A Memoir, Bush, Barbara
2 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 endpaper in addition to the standard autopen signature. Very clean almost new condition. Mrs. Bush is an engaging women that through adversity and trial will be remembered for her strength and poise. After her husband (George Bush Sr.) finished his presidency she became a well known speaker and advoate for literacy. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Sarce.; 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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Reflections  Life After the White House, Bush, Barbara
3 Bush, Barbara Reflections Life After the White House
Scribner 2003 0743223594 / 9780743223591 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Barbara Bush on blank endpaper not bookplate. First edition, first printing with full number line. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Scarce.; Photographs; 9.10 X 6 X 1 inches; 420 pages; Signed by Author 
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Looking Forward An Autobiography, Bush, George
4 Bush, George Looking Forward An Autobiography
Doubleday 1987 0385141815 / 9780385141819 First Edition; Various 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. ; Photographs; 9.20 X 6.20 X 1.30 inches; 270 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 199.97 USD
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Keeping Faith  Memoirs of a President, Carter, Jimmy
5 Carter, Jimmy Keeping Faith Memoirs of a President
Bantam Books (Mm) 1982 0553050230 / 9780553050233 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed on end paper "Best Wishes to Elaine M-----, J. Carter in President Carters handwriting. Not a bookplate. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. ; Photographs; 9.10 X 6.20 X 1.60 inches; 622 pages; Signed by Author 
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The American way;  Franklin Roosevelt in action,, Looker, Earle
6 Looker, Earle The American way; Franklin Roosevelt in action,
New York, NY The John Day Company 1933 First Edition; Various Hardcover Good+ in Poor dust jacket Signed by Author
Cream color book with green lettering. Dust missing most of back, otherwise in fair condition and now in mylar cover. Some minor water staining of first few pages otherwise clean contents. Inscribed and signed by author " To Emily, the ranting Godmother of the United States with the love and the affection of the author Earle Looker, December 1933. Very rare if not unique book. ; p; Signed by Author 
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The life and times of Theodore Roosevelt  (Author Signed), Lorant, Stefan
7 Lorant, Stefan The life and times of Theodore Roosevelt (Author Signed)
Doubleday 1959 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author on end paper. Dust has small tears. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Oversized hard back with hundreds of photographs some that had never before been published.; Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 640 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 23.97 USD
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8 Marszalek, John F. Grover Cleveland A Bibliography
1988 0887361366 / 9780887361364 1st Thus; Various Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Blue cover with gold print. Book is still in shrink wrap. Each bibliography includes manuscript and archival resources, a chronology, monographs, articles and interviews, government documents, newspapers coverage, dissertations, iconographic resources, an introductory essay on the personage and oral histories. Scarce.; Meckler's Bibliographies; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
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My Turn  The Memoirs of Nancy Reagan (Author Signed), Reagan, Nancy
9 Reagan, Nancy My Turn The Memoirs of Nancy Reagan (Author Signed)
Random House 1989 0394563689 / 9780394563688 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed on endpaper by Nancy Reagan. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Nancy Davis Reagan (born Anne Frances Robbins; July 6, 1921) is the widow of the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan, and was First Lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989.Born in New York City, her parents divorced soon after her birth and she grew up in Maryland, living with an aunt and uncle while her mother pursued acting jobs. As Nancy Davis, she was an actress in Hollywood in the 1940s and 1950s, starring in films such as Donovan's Brain, Night into Morning, and Hellcats of the Navy. In 1952, she married Ronald Reagan, who was then president of the Screen Actors Guild, and they had two children. Reagan was the First Lady of California when her husband was Governor from 1967 to 1975. In that capacity, she began work with the Foster Grandparents Program.Nancy Reagan became First Lady of the United States in January 1981 following her husband's election. She was criticized early in his first term largely due to her decision to replace the White House china, despite it being paid for by private donations. Nancy restored a Kennedy-esque glamor to the White House following years of lax formality, and her interest in high-end fashion garnered much attention, as well as criticism. She championed recreational drug prevention causes by founding the "Just Say No" drug awareness campaign, which was considered her major initiative as first lady. Always protective of her husband, more controversy ensued when it was revealed in 1988 that she had consulted an astrologer to assist in planning the president's schedule after the 1981 assassination attempt on her husband. She had a strong influence on her husband and played a role in a few of his personnel and diplomatic decisions.; 9.30 X 6 X 1.50 inches; 400 pages; Signed by Author 
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