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1 Congressional Directory 86th Congress, 2nd Session 
Washington DC United States Government Printing Office 1960 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Beginning January 6, 1960. Comprehensive llist of all members of Congress, offices, phones, government departments, and media offices. Book Condition : Good; stain to bottom right cover corner also affecting text block and many page edges. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
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2 Dedication of the Gettysburg Address Exhibit 
Gettysburg PA National Park Service 1979 Pamphlet Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by three of the participants - Congressman William Goodling; William J. Whalen, Director of the National Park Service; and John C. Broderick, Assistant Librarian for Research Services at The Library of Congess. Program for the Dedication of The Gettysburg Address Exhibit held at the Gettysburg National Military Park on July 7, 1979. This is a cream colored 8 1/2" x 11" bifold. This exhibit, running from June 29- September 30, 1979 featured the first draft of the Address on loan from The Library of Congress as well as a portrait of Lincoln painted in 1864 by Francis Bicknell Carpenter. A copy of the exhibit brochure is inlaid. Condition : Very Good; light wear, some small creases. 
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3 Hoover National Life Magazine Volume 1, No. 2 
New York NY Independent Magazine Distributing Company 1928 Softcover (Side-stapled) Fair Magazine 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This is one of a series of pro-Herbert Hoover publications prior to the 1928 election. Designed to introduce Hoover to the electorate, it contains biographical information, lots of B&W photos, and endorsements. Center two page photo of Hoover and Vice Presidential nominee Curtis. Condition : Fair; covers off, some pages loose, but all are present; water stain along left edge of most pages; significant chipping and tearing to covers; age toning to pages; some chipping and tearing at page edges. 
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4 National Political Campaign of 1944 Part 1 Proceedings of Republican National Convention 
Washington DC United States News 1944 Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Plus Magazine 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Special issue includes program, platform, and speeches from the Republican Convention held 06/26-06/28/1944 in Chicago. Thomas Dewey was nominated for President and John Bricker for Vice President. Staple-bound magazine. Condition : Good +; covers and all pages intact, no markings to text; light chipping at cover edges; mild creasing and rubbing to covers; light age toning due to paper quality. 
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5 Sons of the American Revolution Magazine Volume 27, No. 1 July 1932 
Washington DC National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution 1932 Soft cover Good Journal 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
1932 was considered the Bicentennial Year for the Sons of the American Revolution (dating from George Washington's birth). This issue includes article on the dedication ceremonies of Fort Necessity, Chapter activities in honor of the bicentennial of Washington's birth, and an article on Washington the Man. Saddle staples were added to reinforce the binding. Book Condition : Good; yellowing/foxing around the edges of front and rear free end papers and inside cover; text unmarked; creasing to top right corner; rubbing and slight discoloration around cover edges. 
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6 A Portrait of Abraham Lincoln In Letters by His Oldest Son Angle, Paul M. (editor)
Chicago IL Chicago Historical Society 1968 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st Edition. Book Condition : Very Good; no internal markings; binding tight; minor discoloration along binding inside covers due to binding adhesive used; light age toning to top text block. Dust Jacket Condition :Good-; chipping and tearing along spine and top edge; minor discoloration to top and left of front cover and spine; price clipped; vertical tear at top center front tape-repaired. This is a unique volume of special interest to the Lincoln collector. Paul Angle has assembled the correspondence between Robert Todd Lincoln, the President's eldest son, and Isaac Markens, a Lincoln aficionado and former journalist. Topics covered include work on the Gettysburg Address and the family's desire to preserve the President's reputation. 
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7 Censorship in France From 1715 to 1750: Voltaire's Opposition Bachman, Albert
New York NY Columbia University Press 1934 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Good, Ex-College Library. 1st Edition in library binding. Traces the decline of censorship during the Ancien Regime and the rise of philosophic literature. Book Condition : Good, Ex-College Library; no text marks, former owner's name on front free end paper; bookplate, slip, and pocket inside covers; withdrawn rubber stamps on original softcover wraps; some page tip creasing; light age toning. 
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International Journal on World Peace (Vol. II No. 3, July-Sep 1985), Barkis (Editor), Panos D.
8 International Journal on World Peace (Vol. II No. 3, July-Sep 1985) Barkis (Editor), Panos D.
New York Professors World Academy 1985 N/A Soft cover Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo up to 9" tall 
Quarterly publication of the Professors World Academy. Articles in this issue: Development Aid: An Economist's Perception - Peace Research and the Search for Peace: Some Critical Observations - Revisionism in South African International Relations: A Realist Critique - A New Plan for the Elimination of All Atomic Weapons: A Referendum for Human Destiny. Size: 8vo up to 9" tall . 126 pages. Book Condition : Good+; paper clip indentation and mark to front cover and title page. Pages are clean and bright, unmarked, no creases or tears. Cover light edge wear and rubbing and chipping to spine that removed the lettering. 
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9 Historical Dictionary of United States Political Parties (Historical Dictionaries of Religions, Philosophies, and Movements Series) Bass, Harold F.
Lanham MD Scarecrow Press 2000 0810837366 / 9780810837362 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Good, Ex-Seminary Library. Good reference work on political parties, terminology, national candidates, etc. through 2000. Includes multiple appendices covering vote totals, senate leadership, etc. Historical Dictionaries of Religions, Philosophies, and Movements, No. 29. Book Condition : Good, Ex-Seminary Library; no marks to text; bookplate inside front cover; catalog labels on spine end and rear cover; pocket removed inside rear cover tearing paper. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 Darwin, Marx, and Freud: Their Influence on Moral Theory Caplan, Arthur L. and Bruce Jennings (editors)
New York NY Plenum Press 1984 0306415305 / 9780306415302 Hardcover Good + Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Collection of 10 essays discuss how Darwin, Marx, and Freud "challenged or reaffirmed traditional notions about human individuals as rational, responsible agents, and about society as the medium for mankind's pursuit of justice and human good." Book Condition : Good+; pencil underlining and margin notes to 80 pp (c. 1/3 of book); bumping to spine ends; fingerprint smudge to rear free end paper. Dust Jacket Condition : Good+; light shelf wear to edges and corners; light age toning on reverse. 
Price: 110.00 USD
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11 Pennsylvania and the Bill of Rights (Pennsylvania History Studies Series No. 22; Pennsylvania Historical Association) Crist, Robert G. (editor)
University Park PA The Pennsylvania Historical Association 1990 Softcover (Side-stapled) Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Pennsylvania History Series No. 22. Side-stapled softcover. History of the Anti-federalist movement in Pennsylvania. Complaints from the Anti-federalists in PA following ratification of the Constitution helped lead to the creation of the Bill of Rights. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; minimal wear. 
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12 Pennsylvania and the Federal Constitution Crist, Robert G. (editor)
University Park PA The Pennsylvania Historical Association 1987 Softcover (Side-stapled) Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Pennsylvania History Series No. 17. Side-stapled softcover. History of the social and political situation in Pennsylvania during the Revolutionary period and how this influenced the federal constitution. Complaints from the Anti-federalists in PA following ratification helped lead to the Bill of Rights. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; minimal wear to covers. 
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13 Breckinridge : Statesman Soldier Symbol Davis, William C.
Baton Rouge LA Louisiana State University Press 1992 0807118052 / 9780807118054 Soft cover Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is a paperback reissue of Davis' 1974 definitive biography of John C. Breckinridge, surveying his remarkable career as Vice-President, senator, Presidential Candidate, and Confederate General and later Secretary of War. Part of LSU Press Southern Biography Series. Book Condition : Good+; no internal markings, some spotting on text block; wear to corner covers; some rubbing and creasing to covers especially at edges. 
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14 Abraham Lincoln The Gettysburg Address and American Constitutionalism de Alvarez, Leo Paul S. editor
Irving TX University of Dallas Press 1976 Probable First Edition Soft cover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is the first publication by the University of Dallas on the American political tradition. It contains 5 essays on the Gettysburg Address and its connections to the Revolution, the Declaration of Independence, and the Constitution. The essays are : "Lincoln's Perpetuation Speech", "A Reading of the Gettysburg Address", "The Gettysburg Address and the Declaration of Independence", "American Constitutionalism and the Virtue of Prudence : Philadelphia, Paris, Washington, Gettysburg", and "Reflections on Lincoln's Political Religion". Book Condition : Good; no internal markings; light rubbing to covers, price sticker remnant at top front right and bottom right rear covers; wear/crease to right front bottom cover corner which also effects the first few pages. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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15 Sacred Places, Civic Purposes: Should Government Help Faith-Based Charity? Dionne Jr., E.J. and Ming Hsu Chen
Washington DC Brookings Institution Press 2001 0815702590 / 9780815702597 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A collection of essays, across the political and religious spectrum, examining whether faith-based non-profits should receive government funds for services their organizations provide. Implications for religious freedom and the mixing of practical services with evangelism are some of the issues considered. Book Condition : New, in shrinkwrap. 
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16 Covenanted People: The Religion Tradition and the Origin of American Constitutionalism Donalds Lutz; Jack Warren
Providence RI John Carter Brown Library 1987 0916617270 / 9780916617271 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Library binding. Constitutional Bicentennial exhibit catalog showing the influence of religion (and the idea of a religious covenant) in American government in the 17th and 18th centuries. 54 b&w manuscript and book covers, photographs, and illustrations. Book Condition : Very Good in Library Binding; no text marks; bookplate inside front cover; catalog labels on bottom spine and top right rear; slip and pocket removed from inside rear cover tearing paper. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 From Truman Through Johnson : A Documentary History Volume 2 Druks, Herbert
New York NY Robert Speller & Sons 1971 083150031x / 9780831500313 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Volume 2 of this series covers Kennedy and Johnson. Using published interviews, writings, news conferences, Druks examines domestic (e.g. Steel Crisis, War on poverty) and foreign affairs (Berlin, Cuba, Vietnam). Book Condition : Good; discoloration to inside covers and free end papers; text unmarked; slight wear to cover corners and spine ends. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
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18 Congress, the Pennsylvania Dutch Representatives, 1774-1974 Eshlemann, Edwin D. and Robert S. Walker
Lancaster PA Concorde Publishing 1975 0915976005 / 9780915976003 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by author on front free end paper: "To Al Alspach with continued appreciation - Ed Eshlemann, M.C.-16th - Pa." Co-authored by then-Congressman Ed Eshleman and his successor Bob Walker, this discusses all the (Republican) Congressmen who have served the conservative Lancaster Pennsylvania area for two centuries including the most famous - Thaddeus Stevens and future President James Buchanan. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light wear. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; slight discoloration to spine; small piece missing at top front interior flap; light shelf wear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 Religion and Politics Fred E. Baumann; Kenneth M. Jensen
Charlottesville VA University of Virginia Press 1989 0813911990 / 9780813911991 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Collection of 6 essays examining the interplay between religion and liberal democracy. Topics include : Forcing, Enforcing, and Reinforcing: The Problem of Religion and the State; Conservatism and Religion; Socrates' Understanding of the Problem of Religion and Politics; and more. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; curl to right front cover; crease at left front cover. 
Price: 32.50 USD
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20 Herbert Hoover Presented before the Scimeter Club of Baltimore, Maryland Free, A.M.
Baltimore MD Privately Published 1929 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Privately published laudatory lecture made 12/10/1928 by California Congressman A.M. Free on the newly elected Hoover before the Scimeter Club. Book Condition : Good; discoloration to free end papers; crease at bottom left of first half of book; bumping to spine ends; no markings to text. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
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