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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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2 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. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; ; Signed by Author 
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The Raw Pearl (Author Signed), Bailey, Pearl
3 Bailey, Pearl The Raw Pearl (Author Signed)
harcourt, brace & world; 1st edition (june 1968) 1968 0151759308 / 9780151759309 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author on endpaper. "To Hans, Love forever, Pearl". Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Rare.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author 
Price: 24.97 USD
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Jim Tully  American Writer, Irish Rover, Hollywood Brawler, Bauer, Paul &  Mark Dawidziak &  Ken Burns
4 Bauer, Paul & Mark Dawidziak & Ken Burns Jim Tully American Writer, Irish Rover, Hollywood Brawler
The Kent State University Press 2011 1606350765 / 9781606350768 First Edition; Various Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
Looks new. Signed by both authors. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover . The first biography of the vagabond, hard-boiled writer who rocked Hollywood during the Roaring TwentiesThe son of an Irish ditch-digger, Jim Tully (1886–1947) left his hometown of St. Marys, Ohio, in 1901, spending most of his teenage years in the company of hoboes. Drifting across the country as a “road kid,” he spent those years scrambling into boxcars, sleeping in hobo jungles, avoiding railroad cops, begging meals from back doors, and haunting public libraries. After six years on the road, he jumped off a railroad car in Kent, Ohio, with wild aspirations of becoming a writer. While chasing his dream, Tully worked as a chain maker, boxer, newspaper reporter, and tree surgeon. All the while he was crafting his memories of the road into a dark and astonishing chronicle of the American underclass. Rare.; 9.30 X 6.40 X 1.40 inches; 378 pages; Signed by All Authors 
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A Journey  My Political Life (Author Signed), Blair, Tony
5 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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Time Present, Time Past  A Memoir (author signed), Bradley, Bill
6 Bradley, Bill Time Present, Time Past A Memoir (author signed)
Knopf 1996 0679444882 / 9780679444886 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author on title page. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Stated first edition.; 9 X 6.30 X 1.50 inches; 442 pages; Signed by Author 
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BARBARA BUSH (Author Signed)  A Memoir, Bush, Barbara
7 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 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. 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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A More Perfect Union  What We the People Can Do to Reclaim Our Constitutional Liberties, Carson M.D., Ben &  Candy Carson
8 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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An Hour Before Daylight Memories of a Rural Boyhood, Carter, Jimmy
9 Carter, Jimmy An Hour Before Daylight Memories of a Rural Boyhood
Simon & Schuster 2001 0743211936 / 9780743211932 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by President Carter on January 23, 2001 at Hoover Alabama Books a Million. Notice verifying event laid in book. Signed on endpaper. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Fully indexed. Scarce. ; Photographs; 9.30 X 6.20 X 1.30 inches; 288 pages; Signed by Author 
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Keeping Faith  Memoirs of a President, Carter, Jimmy
10 Carter, Jimmy Keeping Faith Memoirs of a President
Bantam Books 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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Talking Peace (Author Signed)  A Vision for the Next Generation, Carter, Jimmy
11 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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Love & War  Twenty Years, Three Presidents, Two Daughters and One Louisiana Home, Carville, James &  Mary Matalin
12 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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The Actors Life Journals 1956-1976 SIGNED, Charlton, Heston & Hollis Alpert
13 Charlton, Heston & Hollis Alpert The Actors Life Journals 1956-1976 SIGNED
E P Dutton 1978 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed on end paper "To Anne, Charlton Heston, Endpaper has some sunfading otherwise fine condition. Very small stain on top edge of page. This is a "fascinating look into the working life of one of America's most celebrated actors". Charlton Heston, born John Charles Carter, was an American actor in film, theatre and television and a political activist. As a Hollywood star he appeared in 100 films over the course of 60 years. Wikipedia. Heston died April 5, 2008. He was a strong gun rights advocate. ; Photographs; Signed by Author 
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Jeane Dixon  My Life and Prophecies, Dixon, Jeane & Rene Noorbergen
14 Dixon, Jeane & Rene Noorbergen Jeane Dixon My Life and Prophecies
William Morrow 1969 0688021425 / 9780688021429 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
White and blue cover, no dust or slipcase. Signed, "Blessings, Jean Dixon". Book is in Excellent Condition. Jean Dixon was one of the best-known American astrologers and psychics of the 20th century, due to her syndicated newspaper astrology column, and some well-publicized predictions and a best-selling biography. She is best known for allegedly predicting the assassination of President John F. Kennedy four years before he was elected. In the May 13, 1956, issue of Parade Magazine she wrote that the 1960 presidential election would be "dominated by labor and won by a Democrat" who would then go on to "be assassinated or die in office though not necessarily in his first term." Five years later Jeane Dixon was addressing a meeting in the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles when questioned if Robert Kennedy would ever become President. 'No,' she had answered. 'He will never become President of the United States because of a tragedy right here in this hotel.' A week later Robert Kennedy did win the California Democratic primary and he had just finished addressing a victory rally at the Ambassador Hotel's ballroom when he was shot. He died the following day. Also in January 1942 Dixon had warned the Hollywood film actress Carole Lombard (married to Clark Gable at the time) that it would be dangerous for her to travel by plane within the next six weeks. Lombard, scheduled to appear at a War Bond rally did not heed Dixon's warning, she died in an airplane crash within three days of the warning. President Richard Nixon referred to Jean Dixon as "the soothsayer" and ordered preparations for a terrorist attack that Dixon had predicted, of course the prediction did not come true during Nixon's term. She was also one of several astrologers who gave advice to Nancy Reagan during the presidency of Ronald Reagan. She died of cardiac arrest in Washington, D.C. on January 25, 1997, at the age of 93. Prompt shipping with a Free Delivery Confirmation.; 1 x 8.3 x 5.5 Inches; 219 pages; Signed by Author 
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CHRONICLES OF BARABBAS 1884-1934---and FURTHER CHRONICLES AND COMMENT-- with Sinclair Lewis, Maugham and Mencken and Christopher Morley Contributing Candid Portrait Reviews, Doran, George Henry
15 Doran, George Henry CHRONICLES OF BARABBAS 1884-1934---and FURTHER CHRONICLES AND COMMENT-- with Sinclair Lewis, Maugham and Mencken and Christopher Morley Contributing Candid Portrait Reviews
New York Rinehart and Co Inc 1952 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Hardcover Good in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Blue grey cover with black cloth quarter spine. Cover is sunfaded around edges. Dust in near fine condition and covered with mylar cover.There is an inscription to Betty & Bob on front endpaper signed by Doran. (poor handwriting but looks to be 1953) Looks as though Doran signed this book again in 1954 (clear handwriting) on next page with additional inscription. There is a third original signature by Doran under his photo opposite title page. A fourth notable addition is a signed letter from George Doran to a Betty Weber in Chicago with postal cancellation dated May 1944 from Prescott, Arizona where the author lived . In the letter he mentions he is sending his book Chronicles of Barabbas which he published in 1934. The letter, envelope, and news articles of his death were all inside this the 1952 edition. Doran mentions his friendship with the Weber's and it appears they kept his letter in their copy of this 1952 Chronicles of Barabbas. A very rare if not unique set of memoriablia from the life of George Doran. George H. Doran was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1869. He moved frequently from New York City to London, England during his publishing career, and was well acquainted with most of the writers he published. In 1935, George Doran wrote Chronicles of Barabbas 1884-1934, that told about the publishing business and its personalities. It was republished in 1952 with Further chronicles and Comment added to the title. Doran was friends with most of the authors he published including: Joyce Kilmer, P. G. Wodehouse, Arnold Bennett, Arnold J. Toynbee, Theodore Roosevelt, Arthur Conan Doyle, O. Henry, James J. Montague, Edwin Lefèvre, Virginia Woolf, Frank Harris, H.G. Wells, W. Somerset Maugham, Sinclair Lewis, H.L. Mencken and Margery Williams. George H. Doran Company merged with Doubleday, Page & Company in 1927, making Doubleday, Doran the largest publishing business in the English-speaking world. A very rare book and collection of memoriablia. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 446 pages; Signed by Author 
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Ferraro  My Story, Ferraro, Geraldine
16 Ferraro, Geraldine Ferraro My Story
Bantam 1985 0553051105 / 9780553051100 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Gift inscription describing where Ms. Ferraro signed the book in 1985 at the American Organization of Nurse Executives in Denver. Signed under the gift inscription. (August 26, 1935 – March 26, 2011) was an American attorney, a Democratic Party politician, and a member of the United States House of Representatives. She was the first female vice presidential candidate representing a major American political party. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. ; Photographs; 8.80 X 6.20 X 1.30 inches; 340 pages; Signed by Author 
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Gennifer Flowers  Passion and Betrayal, Flowers, Gennifer
17 Flowers, Gennifer Gennifer Flowers Passion and Betrayal
Emery Dalton Communications 1995 0964047934 / 9780964047938 First Impression Hardcover Signed by Author
9.10 X 6 X 0.80 inches; 166 pages; Signed by Author 
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A Time to Heal  The Autobiography of Gerald R. Ford  (Author Signed), Ford, Gerald R.
18 Ford, Gerald R. A Time to Heal The Autobiography of Gerald R. Ford (Author Signed)
Harper & Row / Reader's Digest 1979 0060112972 / 9780060112974 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed "To Timothy, best wishes, Gerald R. Ford on end paper. (not a bookplate) Dust is not price clipped and is now in brodart mylar cover. Book is kept in an archival box. Gerald Rudolph "Jerry" Ford, Jr. (born Leslie Lynch King, Jr.; July 14, 1913 – December 26, 2006) was the 38th President of the United States, serving from 1974 to 1977, and prior to this, was the 40th Vice President of the United States serving from 1973 to 1974. He was the first person appointed to the Vice Presidency under the terms of the 25th Amendment, after Spiro Agnew resigned. When he became president upon Richard Nixon's resignation on August 9, 1974, he became the first and to date only person to have served as both Vice President and President of the United States without being elected by the Electoral College. Before ascending to the Vice Presidency, Ford served nearly 25 years as the Representative from Michigan's 5th congressional district, eight of them as the Republican Minority Leader.As President, Ford signed the Helsinki Accords, marking a move toward détente in the Cold War. With the conquest of South Vietnam by North Vietnam nine months into his presidency, U.S. involvement in Vietnam essentially ended. Domestically, Ford presided over the worst economy in the four decades since the Great Depression, with growing inflation and a recession during his tenure. Rare in this condition. ; 9.20 X 6.40 X 1.60 inches; 454 pages; Signed by Author 
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John Glenn  A Memoir, Glenn, John &  Nick Taylor
19 Glenn, John & Nick Taylor John Glenn A Memoir
Bantam 1999 0553110748 / 9780553110746 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed on endpaper. Looks almost new. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. ; 9.60 X 6.50 X 1.70 inches; 422 pages; Signed by Author 
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Memoirs  (Author Signed), Gorbachev, Mikhail
20 Gorbachev, Mikhail Memoirs (Author Signed)
New York Doubleday 1996 0385480199 / 9780385480192 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket Signed by Author
Seller had this book signed personally at a seminar where Mr. Gorbachev was one of the speakers in 1997. It is signed on the title page not a tipped in page or bookplate. It is in as new condition and is kept in a handmade custom box. Forward by Martin McCauley.Russians feel that credit should be given to Gorbachev and not Regan for the distruction of the the "Berlin Wall". Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev born 2 March 1931) was the seventh and last General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, serving from 1985 until 1991, and the last head of state of the USSR, serving from 1988 until its collapse in 1991. He was the only Soviet leader to have been born after the October Revolution of 1917. Gorbachev was born in Stavropol Krai into a peasant family, and in his teens operated combine harvesters on collective farms. He graduated from Moscow State University in 1955 with a degree in law. While at university, he joined the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, and soon became very active within it. In 1970, he was appointed the First Party Secretary of the Stavropol Kraikom, First Secretary to the Supreme Soviet in 1974, and appointed a member of the Politburo in 1979. Gorbachev was elected General Secretary by the Politburo in 1985. Gorbachev's attempts at reform as well as summit conferences with United States President Ronald Reagan and his reorientation of Soviet strategic aims contributed to the end of the Cold War, ended the political supremacy of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU) and led to the dissolution of the Soviet Union. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1990. His wife Raisa Titarenko died in 1999 of leukemia. As of 2017 Mr. Gorbachev is 86 years old. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Beautiful rare collectors grade copy of this book written by one of the most influential men of the 20th Century.. Extremely rare in this state and condition. ; Photographs; 2.5 x 10 x 6.5 Inches; 769 pages; Signed by Author 
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