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12107AnonJefferson-Jackson Dinner Program, San Francisco, CA 1957Jefferson-Jackson Dinner, California Democratic PartyGood. Faint shelf wear, soiling and creasing. The staples are rusty. There are unobtrusive pencil checkmarks by some names.8.5 x 11 inches with many black and white pictures. This dinner was held at the Gold Room, Fairmont Hotel, Saturday, September 24, 1957. Hubert H. Humprey gave the address. There are many ads.California, Democratic Party, Jefferson-Jackson Dinner, Politics, San Francisco, ephemera$20
14386Anzer, Richard C.Dixie Anner's Revised Republican Rally SongsState Republican LeagueGood. One faint horizontal crease.4 x 8 inches, anti-Democrat songs set to common tunes.Politics, ephemera$20
10459Barnes, Bruce W.Middle East PerspectiveThe University of AkronGood. Covers have light shelf wear and creasing.1982 7 X 11 inch paperback, signed by the author, with maps, appendicies, notes and a bibliography.Middle East, Politics, History$25
13218Barth, AlanGovernment By InvestigationVikingGood. Spine has a crease mark fault. In a good dust wrapper that has short tears and some soiling.A thorough and objective examination of Congress's use of its right to investigate. Inscribed by the author.Politics, Congress$20
10350Behnam, M. RezaCultural Foundations of Iranian PoliticsUniversity of Utah PressVery good with light shelf wear in a similar dust wrapper.1986 hardback, inscribed by the author, with 188 pages, glossary, bibliography and an index. ISBN 0-87480-265-2Middle East, Politics, Iran$20
15857berneri, Marie LouiseJourney Through UtopiaRoutledge & Kegan Paul LTDGood. Owner's name in ink. No dust wrapper.Anarchist. Politics?Anarchist, politics$20
12799Bernstein, Barton J.The Atomic Bomb The Critical IssuesLittle, Brown and CompanyGood. The covers have some shelf wear and some of the pages are faintly wavey. There's a university book store stamp inside.The Atomic Bomb and politics.Atomic Bomb, Japan, Politics$75
12898Center For Religious FreedomThe Rise Of Hindu Extremism and the Repression of Christian and Muslim Minorities in IndiaCenter For Religious FreedonVery good. Small, white scrape mark on the spine.Hindu extremism in India against Christians and Moslems by the BJP party. There are several b&w photos and eight appendicies.Religion, Hindu, Christianity, Moslem, Islam, politics, BJP Party$40
13205Craig, Leon HaroldOf Philosophers and Kings Political Philosophy in Shakespeare's Macbeth and King LearUniversity of Toronto PressGood. Manufacturing waves on the spine. In a good dust wrapper that has an internal tear in the middle of he back and a sales sticker.Shakespeare and politics. There's a bibliography and an index.Shakespeare, Literature, politics$50
13517DeJan, JosephA Challenge to Modern Alchemists, From Mythology to Mycology, Man, State And The Market, three brochuresDeJan InstituteGood. Two of the brochures have moisture stains and rusty staples. Contents are good. 4 x 8.5 inches, brochures with a left leaning philosophical and political bent.Libertarian, Liberal, politics$20
11604Deverall, Richard L-g.War Locomotive of HistorySelf-published in JapanGood with light shelf wear and soiling. There's a short tear and some light creasing on the front cover. The first few pages have vertical creases. The owner's bookplate is in front. The cardboard slip-case is in good condition.The Communist view of war as a "Locomotive" of history. There are many pictures, notes and an index.China, Communism, history, politics$25
7904Dodd, C.H.Politics and Government in TurkeyUniversity of California PressFine. Owner's name in ink inside. In a fair, soiled dust wrapper with small tears and light chipping.Turkey, politics, bibliography and an index.Turkey, politics$16
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14230Douglas, Helen GahaganTo the Farmers of California....Self-publishedGood3.5 x 8.25 inch senatorial campaign brochure addressed to California farmers. She contrasts her voting record with Richard Nixon.Politics, Helen Gahagan Douglas, Richard Nixon, California, ephemera$30
11053Edgerton, Henry W.The Incidence of Judicial Control Over CongressCornell Law QuarterlyGood. Covers have "browned." Author's inscription on the front cover.1937 stapled paperback, inscribed by the author, (initialed), with 49 pages. Reprinted from the Cornell Law Quarterly, Vol. 22, No.3)Politics, Congress, Judicial$20
9070Edwards, IndiaPulling No Punches Memoirs Of A Woman In PoliticsG.P. Putnam's 1977 hardback , signed by the author, with 275 pages and b&w photos.Good. First 6 pages have some mild indentations, two "dots" and one line. Otherwise the book would be graded fine. In a lightly worn dust wrapper.A policical autobiography.Autobiography, India Edwards, Politics$25
8564Freemuth, John C.Islands Under Siege National Parks and the Politics of External ThreatsUniversity Press of Kansas 1991, inscribed by the author, with 186 pages and an index.Fine. In a fair to good dust wrapper that has shelf wear and one short tear.U. S. national parks, politicsU. S. national parks, politics$20
16653Friedlander, SaulPrelude to Downfall: Hitler and the United States, 1939-1941KnopfVery good. A little ink writing inside the back cover. In a good dust wrapper that has a vertical scrape mark on the cover.Politics before WW2. There's a bibliography and an index.Politics, WW2$20
11722Funk, Wilfred J.When The Merry-Go-Round Breaks Down!Funk & Wagnalls CompanyVery good with light shelf wear. No dust wrapper. Glue marks show through the letter from C. F. Kettering.This book details, from public records, ups and downs of the US economy. It has a glued-in presentation note to "Walter" from Charles F. Kettering, famous inventor of the automotive self-starter and much more. The note on a C. F. Kettering letterhead summarizing the books contents is signed "Ket."Politics, Economy, Finance, Charles F. Kettering, Autograph, Automotive$50
12213Garwood, John D.Moon Walk A Trip Through The Ageless!Al derecho Creations Harry WettigVery good. Price sticker residue on the front cover.A series of articles on many subjects. Autobiography, politics, history, golf, retirement and more. The title page has a long inscription and two drawings by the author. Spiral bound paperback.Autobiography, John D. Garwood, politics, retirement, golf$20
7233Greenfield, Mark DennisHung Out To Die: American Wars And Defense PoliticsUnherd Opinions 1994 with 404 pages.Very good. No dust wrapper.Non-fiction, American wars and defense politics. There are extensive notes.Non-fiction, war and politics$20
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16397Grene, DavidMan In His PrideThe University of Chicago PressVery good. No dust wrapper. Owner's name in ink inside."A Study in the Political Philosophy of Thucydides and Plato."Philosophy, Plato, Politics$50
12059Guy, William L.Where Seldom Was Heard A Discouraging Word ...The North Dakota Institute for Regional StudiesVery good. The front cover has one small indentation in the gutter. The dust wrapper has some shelf wear.An autobiography of Bill Guy, Democratic governor of North Dakota from 1961 to 1973. There are b&w photos.Autobiography, Bill Guy, Politics, Democrat, Noth Dakota$25
13290Harris, Paola LeopizziExopolitics How Does One Speak to A Ball Of Light? Protocals For Future Contact Interviews With Top Level WitnessesAuthor-HouseVery good. Faint shelf wear.Exopolitics, dealing with extraterrestrials, aliens, flying saucers, UFO. 6 line inscription from the author.Exopolitics, extraterrestrial, aliens, flying saucers, UFO$30
13753Jones, Franklin, Sr., edited by Ann AdamsThe Caddoo-Hollywood Conflict The Public and Private Letters of Granklin Jones, Sr. 1985 - 1988 Volume IVPackrat PressFine. In a very good dust wrapper with one short tear.Politics and government. There's an index.Politics, government, print media$50
13754Jones, Franklin, Sr., edited by Ann AdamsFirestarter Files The Public and Private Letters of Granklin Jones, Sr. 1981 - 1984 Volume IIIPackrat PressFine. In a good dust wrapper with light shelf wear and soilingPolitics and government. There's an index.Politics, government, print media$40

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13754Jones, Franklin, Sr., edited by Ann AdamsFirestarter Files The Public and Private Letters of Granklin Jones, Sr. 1981 - 1984 Volume IIIPackrat PressFine. In a good dust wrapper with light shelf wear and soilingPolitics and government. There's an index.Politics, government, print media$40
7409Keith-Shaw, DuncanPrime Minister Neville ChamberlainWells Gardner, Darton & Co. 1939 with 215 pages and an index.Good. Some minor indentations on the spine, tape residue on endpapers.. In a fair, soiled and chipped dust wrapper that was taped to the endpapers.Neville Chamberlain, England, PoliticsNeville Chamberlain, England, Politics$15
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11619Knutsen, Torbjorn L.A History Of International Relations TheoryManchester University PressVery good. Light bumping on two cover corners. No dust wrapper.International Relations theory. Bibliography and an index.International Relations Theory, International Relations, Politics, History$20
15874Labaree, Leonard WoodsConservatism In Early American HistoryNew York University PressGood. Owner's name in ink. No dust wrapper.Early conservative politicsPolitics$20
11703LaGuardia, FiorelloLetter to George E. OutlandselfGood with some creasing, a date stamp and notations in red pencil.5.025 x 8 inches, this letter to Mr. Outland references a letter on "..a provision in the National Housing Act which I think you will agree works an injustice on mortagagors under the Act." LaGuardia, "The Little Flower," a Mayor of New York, congressman and Republican politician.Autograph, Fiorello LaGuardia, New York. Politics$100
11549Lea, HomerThe Valor Of IgnoranceHarpersGood. Both hinges have been re-glued. Shelf wear on the edges of the covers and spine. The tissue guard over the frontis. has brown staining on it's edges affecting both pages. Previous owner's name inside. No dust wrapper.Geopolitics, ChinaGeopolitics, China$20
16380Lerner, MaxIdeas Are Weapons The History and Uses of IdeasThe Viking PressGood. Faint shelf wear and soiling. Owner's name in ink inside. No dust wrapper.Ideas, philosophy, history, politicsPhilosophy, history, politics$35
12307Lynch, Neil J.Montana's Legislature Through The YearsSelf-PublishedVery good. There's a four line owner's inscription inside.8.5 x 11 inches, stapled paperback, signed by the author, with excellent photos. A history of the Montana legislature.Montana, politics$30
11350May, Mark A.A Social Psychology of War and PeaceYale University PressGood. There is light soiling and shelfwear on the covers and spine. The top of the spine has a manufacturing crease? Previous owner has a bookplate. No dust wrapperThe author inscription reads: "To George Outland with best hopes for a long and useful political career. Mark. A. May"Politics, Psyclology, War, Peace.$20
7585Mecolalde, Daniel MugarzaEl Decenio Critico La Politica Y La Guerra El Pais Vasco Entre 1930 Y 1940Graficas Lorono 1974 with 322 pages and b&w photos. In SpanishGood. With light shelf wear. No dust wrapper.Politics in Spain. The English translation of the title is: The Critical Decade War Politics and the Basque Country between 1930 and 1940. there are b&w photos and an index.Politics, Spain, Basque$20
16690Moos, MalcolmPolitics, Presidents and CoattailsJohns Hopkins PressGood. Paperclip marks on the front free end paper. Book Plate.Politics and voting behaviour. There are many charts, diagrams, maps, one fold-out map, end paper maps, an errata sheet and more.Politics, voters, voting$25
16321Nagasawa, RichardSummer Wind: The Story of an Immigrant Chinese PoliticianWestern Lore PressVery good. Book Plate. In a slightly worn dust wrapper.A biography of Arizona politician Wing Fong Ong. There are b&w photos.Chinese American, Arizona, Wing Fong Ong, politics$25
9640Neuberger, Richard L.Adventures In Politics We Go to the LegislatureOxford 210 pages with an index. Inscribed by the author.Good. Very faint browning on the bottom of the front cover. In a fair dust wrapper that is worn and chipped, has two corners of the inside front flap clipped.Politics, Pacific Northwest, Oregon, Democrat, Richard L. Neuberger, Maurine Neuberger. Politics, Pacific Northwest, Oregon, Democrat, Richard L. Neuberger, Maurine Neuberger. $20
16440Niebuhr, ReinholdMoral Man And Immoral Society A Study in Ethics and PoliticsCharles Scribner's SonsGood. Light shelf wear and soiling on the covers and spine. Owner's name in ink inside.There's an index.Ethics, Politics$30
16442Niebuhr, ReinholdDoes Civilization Need Religion?The Macmillan CompanyGood. Spine lettering faded. Light shelf wear and soiling. Owner's name in ink inside. No dust wrapper. Occasional very faint pencil underlining."A Study in the Social Resources and Limitations of Religion in Modern Life"Religion, Politics$20
16719O'Brien-Twohig, MichaelDiplomatic CourierElek BooksVery good. In a good dust wrapper.A British Diplomatic CourierEngland, Politics, diplomacy$20
16636Oliver, Robert T.Syngman Rhee The Man Behind The MythDodd Mead And CompanyGood. Slight shelf wear and soiling on the covers and spine. Owner's inscription in ink in front. No dust wrapper.Korea. PoliticsKorea, Politics$65
12203RadiopressChina Directory in Pinyin and Chinese 1991Radiopress, Inc.Very good. No dust wrapper.The covers are limp plastic. Mostly political information, names and departments. Indicies.China, politics$30
10807Rayburn, SamLetter to George E. Outland with a "The Speaker's Rooms House of Representatives U. S. letterhead.selfFair to good with 4 staple removal marks, rust imprints of two staples, light creasing and soiling. Two holes punched in margin. Three lines of ink notation (not related to Rayburn) on the back.7 x 9 inchs, one page, December 16, 1942, a signed letter from Texas Congressman Sam Rayburn, as speaker of the United States House of Represtentatives, to California congressman George Outland wishing him a happy Christmas and New Year.Autograph, Sam Rayburn, Texas, politics$300
10808Rayburn, SamLetter to George E. Outland with a "The Speaker's Rooms House of Representatives U. S. letterhead.selfVery good. Horizontal fold crease. Date ink stamp.7 x 9 inchs, one page, October 8, 1943, a signed letter from Texas Congressman Sam Rayburn, as speaker of the United States House of Represtentatives, to California congressman George Outland wishing him a happy birthday.Autograph, Sam Rayburn, Texas, Politics$400
16475Read, ConyersThe Constitution ReconsideredColumbia University PressGood. Faint sun fading marks on the front cover and spine. Owner's name in ink inside. No dust wrapper.The Constitution. There's a long index.Constitution, politics$40
12849Reeves, Belle, Secretary of StateState Of Washington Political Maps Showing Congressional, Legislative and Judicial DistrictsState of WashingtonGood. Light shelf wear and soiling. Rusty staples. Slightly musty.Six 8.5 11 inch color maps of Washington State political boundries in the early 1940s.Pacific Northwest, Washington State, Politics, Maps, Ephemera.$20
10226Reitlinger, GeraldThe House Built On Sand The Conflicts of German Policy in Russia 1939-1945VikingGood. Light shelf wear and soiling on the covers and spine. In a fair to good dust jacket that has soiling wear, and some short tears, particularily along the edges.1960 first edition hardback with 459 pages, 2 fold-out maps, notes, bibliography, appendicies and an index. WW2, Germany, RussiaWW2, Germany, Russia, Politics$20
12759Richards, RichardHandbook For SpeakersRoosevelt For Governor CommitteeGood. Owner's rubber name stamp on front, edges of covers worn and soiled. Large vertical brown mark/area on the back cover.8.75 x 11.25 inches, talking points for James Roosevelt's gubernatorial run in California. There's a biography with mention of WW2 service, etc.James Roosevelt, California, politics, democrat$25
12487Rogers, Will, Jr.Will Rogers Jr. letter to George E. Outland on personal letterhead stationeryselfGood. Light creasing and fold marks.Three pages, 7.25 x 10.5 inches, a letter to George Outland about U.S. foreign policy as regards to recent Russian aggression in Hungary and Bulgaria. Rogers is against appeasement of the Russians. His letter is signed "Bill." A carbon copy of Outland's reply is included. Autograph, Will Rogers Jr., politics$100

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13579Roosevelt, James and Elinor R. HellerSigned Letter to George Outland on California State Campaign Committee For Harry S. Truman For President LetterheadSelfGood. Some creasing and shelf wear.Roosevelt and Heller are writing to say Outland has been selected to serve as a candidate for delegate to the 1948 Democratic National Convention.Autograph, James Roosevelt, California, politics, ephemera.$25
14387Roosevelt, JimmyGo Jimmy Roosevelt For Governor Campaign LiteratureSelf-publishedGood. Creaseing.Two pieces of literature. 9 x 4 inch 3 fold on both sides, 'Go with Roosevelt', and 'One Team Platform! Vote Tues. June 6 Democrat, 4 pages.Jimmy Roosevelt, Campaign literature, politics, California, Ephemera$20
11792Russell, Richard B. and Alfred L. Bulwinkle, ChairmanMemorial Services In Honor Of Franklin Delano Roosevelt 1882-1945United States CongressVery good with light shelf wear and soiling.A 6.75 x 9 inch invitation from the U. S. House of Representatives to a commemoration of the Life of Roosevelt and a 6 x 9 inch program book. The latter has a black string marker.Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Memorial, Politics, ephemera$20
12224Scott, Senator George W.A Majority of One: Legislative LifeCivitas PressVery goodWashington State Politics. The author's inscription is on top of the contents page.Pacific Northwest, Washington State, George W. Scott, politics$20
16462Seldes, GeorgeThe Catholic CrisisJulian Messner, Inc.Good. Spine has slight discoloration. Owner's name in ink inside. No dust wrapper.Has an index. Catholic Lisison With Fascism, Catholics and Anti-Semitism, Catholic Reactionary Pressures....some of the chapter titles.Catholicism, Politics$35
11699Stimson, Henry L.Letter to George E. OutlandselfGood with creasing and a date stamp.8 x 10.5 inches on a War Department letterhead, this letter from Stimson, the Secretary of War, to Mr. Outland references a hearing on H. R. 2800, a bill "To provide for cooperation with State agencies administering labor laws in establishing safe and healthful working conditions in industry." Stimson was also head of the Manhattan Project that built the first Atomic Bomb.Autograph, Henry L. Stimson, WW2, Politics, Atomic Bomb, Manhattan Project$250
16607Stowell, Ellery C.The Diplomacy Of The War of 1914 The Beginnings Of The WarHoughton Mifflin CompanyGood. Wear on the spine and covers. Some soiling. Both hinges have amateur but sturdy repairs with glue and cloth library tape. Two owner's book plates. No dust wrapper.Appendix and long index. The author's 6 line inscription and signature for congressman George Outland, June 12, 1944, compares WWI to WW2Politics, WWI, Diplomacy$50
16409Strauss, LeoNatural Right and HistoryThe University of Chicago PressGood. Light shelf wear and soiling. Owner's name in ink inside. No dust wrapper.Has an index. Politics and philosophyPolitics, philosophy$75
16371Talmon, J. L.The Rise Of Totalitarian DemocracyThe Beacon PressVery good. Owner's name in ink inside. No dust wrapper.Beacon Studies In Freedom And Power...PoliticsPolitics, Democracy, totalitarian$80
14125Taylor, EdwardIs Protection A Benefit? A Plea for the NegativeA. c. McClurg And CompanyVery good. Light shelf wear. Owner's name and the date in ink inside. No dust wrapper.Taxes and politicsTax, politics$20
16603Thomas, Elbert D.The Four FearsAiff-Davis Publishing CompanyGood. No dust wrapper. Owner's book plate.Politics. Inscribed to a congressman.Politics$25
16570Tourgee, Albion W.Letters to a KingCranston & StoweGood. Tissue over frontis has a tear at the bottom. Covers and spine have wear and soiling. No dust wrapper.A "Radical Republican." An abolitionist, politician and civil war veteran.Politics, Civil War, Abolitionist.$50
6985Tugwell, Rexford G.Roosevelt's Revolution The First Year A Personal PerspectiveMacmillan 1977 first printing with 327 pages and an index.Very good in a very good dust wrapper.Roosevelt's Revolution The First Year A Personal PerspectivePolitics, Roosevelt$14
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9940United Nations Office at ViennaWomen in Politics and Decision-Making in the Late Twentieth Century A United Nations StudyMartinus NijhoffVery good with faint shelf wear on the covers. No dust wrapper.1992 first? edition with 123 pages. ISBN 0-7923-1648-7United Nations, Women in Politics$20
9606Walton, Clifford C. and M.F. Murdock, editors-in-chiefCapitol's Who's Who for Washington The State Encyclopedia 1949-50Capitol Publishing Company 1949 with 592 pages and b&w photos.Good. "Who" on the spine is missing some of it's gilt. No dust wrapper.Pacific Northwest, Washington State, Politics, history. Pacific Northwest, Washington State, Politics, history. $16
15991Yinger, J. MiltonReligion in the Struggle for Power A Study in the Sociology of ReligionDuke University PressGood. Owner's name in ink. No dust wrapper.Religion, politicsReligion, politics$20

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