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The History Of Napoleon Bonaparte. Vol. II , Abbott, John S. C.
1 Abbott, John S. C. The History Of Napoleon Bonaparte. Vol. II
New York Harper & Brothers 1883 Reprint Hardcover G+/NONE; Bound in embossed maroon cloth, title & design in gilt, spine faded, rubbed on edges; faint mousture stain along bottom edge & fore edge. Binding tight , text clean.  
Volume II of a 2 volume biography of Napoleon; includes numerous b&w illustrations. ; 8vo; 666 pp  
Price: 22.50 USD
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2 Allen, Charles F. & Jonathan Portis The Comeback Kid. The Life and Career of Bill Clinton.
New York Birch Lane Press 1992 1559721545 / 9781559721547 1st Edition Hardcover VG+/VG+; Spine slightly cocked.  
Includes many b&w photographs.; 8vo; 294 pp  
Price: 9.00 USD
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Henry V , Allmand, Christopher
3 Allmand, Christopher Henry V
Berkeley University Of California Press 1992 0520082931 / 9780520082939 1st Edition Hardcover NF/NF  
A title in the English Monarchs series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 480 pp  
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Anthony, Katharine CATHERINE THE GREAT
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1926 B00089E3RO 5th Printing Hardcover G+/NONE; Quarter-bound in tan buckram with decorative paper on the boards, worn on edges, corners bumped, name on f.e.p.  
A popular biography of this remarkable woman; includes b&w illustrations.; 8vo; 331 pp  
Price: 10.00 USD
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Caligula : The Corrurption Of Power , Barrett, Anthony A.
5 Barrett, Anthony A. Caligula : The Corrurption Of Power
New Haven Yale University Press 1989 0300046537 / 9780300046533 Book Club Edition Hardcover VG+/VG+; Slight wear to edges of book & DJ; nice copy  
The first major reassessment of Caligula's life and career in over 50 years, the author draws on archaeological, numismatic, and literary evidence to evaluate this leader in the context of the system that gave him absolute power; 8vo; 334 pp  
Price: 8.00 USD
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6 Bertram, Werner A Royal Recluse Memories of Ludwig II of Bavaria
Munich Martin Herpich & Son 1936 B00005WPVB Hardcover VG/NONE; Picture pasted on endpaper; slight toning to edges of paper  
Biography of "Mad King Ludwig" (1845-1886) , eccentric king of Bavaria from 1864 to 1886 and an admirer and patron of the composer Richard Wagner. He brought his territories into the newly founded German Empire (1871) but concerned himself only intermittently with affairs of state, preferring a life of increasingly morbid seclusion and developing a mania for extravagant building projects. ; 12mo; 266 pp  
Price: 9.00 USD
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7 Beschloss, Michael R. Reaching for Glory: Lyndon Johnson's Secret White House Tapes, 1964-1965
Simon & Schuster 2001 0684804085 / 9780684804088 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover VG+/VG+  
Slight shelf wear; A fascinating look at the inner workings of the Johnson presidency from the summer of 1964 through the summer of 1965 ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 480 pp  
Price: 2.00 USD
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Disraeli , Bradford, Sarah
8 Bradford, Sarah Disraeli
New York Stein & Day 1982 0812828992 / 9780812828993 Book Club Edition Hardcover VG+/NF; Light shelf wear to DJ; name stamp & date on ffep  
Very readable biography of Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) ; 8vo; 432 pp  
Price: 7.00 USD
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9 Brock, David The Seduction Of Hillary Rodham
New York Free Press 1996 0684834510 / 9780684834511 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover VG+/VG+; Very light shelf wear to edges  
Fascinating political biography. Includes photographs, detailed notes and an extensive index. ; 8vo; 452 pp  
Price: 8.00 USD
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10 Clancy, Paul & Shirley Elder TIP. A Biography of Thomas P. O'Neill, Speaker of the House.
New York MacMillan 1980 0025257005 / 9780025257009 1st Edition Hardcover VG+/VG+; DJ price-clipped  
246 pp  
Price: 8.00 USD
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11 Coit, Margaret L. Mr. Baruch
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1957 B0006AUN4C Book Club Edition Hardcover VG/G+; DJ with small tears and chips; nice solid copy.  
Definitive biography of Bernard Mannes Baruch (1870-1965, financier and advisor to U.S. Presidents, who was instrumental afer WWII in the formulation of policy at the United Nations regarding international control of atomic energy.; 8vo; 784 pp  
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Roosevelts: An American Saga , Collier, Peter, with David Horowitz
12 Collier, Peter, with David Horowitz The Roosevelts: An American Saga
New York Simon & Schuster 1994 0671652257 / 9780671652258 Book Club Edition Hardcover VG+/NF; Lower corners slightly bumped  
Includes b&w photographs, bibliographical references & index. ; 8vo; 542 pp  
Price: 7.00 USD
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Conflict And Crisis. The Presidency of Harry S. Truman, 1945-1948 , Donovan, Robert J.
13 Donovan, Robert J. Conflict And Crisis. The Presidency of Harry S. Truman, 1945-1948
New York W. W. Norton 1977 0393056368 / 9780393056365 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover VG-/G+; Bound in red, slight wear to edges, name blacked out on ffep, bookplate on endpaper; DJ withchip on front cover; good solid copy  
Well written account; 8vo; 473 pp  
Price: 8.00 USD
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14 Fisher, Herbert NAPOLEON
New York Henry Holt 1913 Hardcover G+/NONE; Bound in black, wear to spine, name on f.e.p., stain on edge of last 10 pages.  
Volume 57 of the "Home University Library."; 12mo; 256 pp  
Price: 7.00 USD
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Th Warrior Queens , Fraser, Antonia
15 Fraser, Antonia Th Warrior Queens
Newyork Alfred A. Knopf 1989 0394549392 / 9780394549392 1st American Edition Hardcover VG/VG-; Minor shelf wear to edges; DJ sun-faded on spine, price-clipped  
Biographies of women who have led their nations in war from Queen Boadicea to Elizabeth I to Margaret Thatcher ; 8vo; 383 pp  
Price: 8.00 USD
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16 Fraser, Antonia The Warrior Queens
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1989 0394549392 / 9780394549392 1st American Edition Hardcover VG+/VG; DJ price-clipped and somewhat sun-faded on spine  
Recounts the lives of more than a dozen women through the ages who assumed the role of warrior queen, from Boudica in 60 AD to Golda Meir, Indira Gandhi, and Margaret Thatcher in the twentieth century; 8vo; 383 pp  
Price: 8.00 USD
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17 Grey, Ian Boris Godunov. The Tragic Czar.
New York Charles Scribner 1973 684133393 1st Edition Hardcover VG/VG; Name on endpaper, very minor wear to edges o DJ, old dust on top edge.  
Boris Godunov was the chief minister and favorite of Ivan the Terrible, and later Tsar of all Russia.; 8vo; 188 pp  
Price: 10.00 USD
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18 Hall, Gordon Langley WILLIAM Father of the Netherlands
Chicago Rand McNally 1969 B000BZ4RV2 Hardcover VG/VG  
Detailed biography of William of Orange, includes maps, illustrations and index.; 8vo; 240 pp  
Price: 12.50 USD
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Der Fuehrer.  Hitler's Rise to Power , Heiden, Konrad
19 Heiden, Konrad Der Fuehrer. Hitler's Rise to Power
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1944 B0006AQ7UQ Hardcover VG+/NONE; Bound in orange cloth, possible book club edition.  
8vo; 788 pp  
Price: 7.00 USD
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20 Johnson, Lady Bird A WHITE HOUSE DIARY
New York Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1970 B00005X6FV 1st Edition Hardcover VG/G+; Gift inscription on endpaper and name label; DJ price-clipped, tears on edges that have been repaired with tape.  
A fascinating, well written account of her White House years by one of the most remarkable women to have occupied the White House. Lots of b&w photos.; 8vo; 806 pp  
Price: 7.00 USD
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