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1 BERND, CLIFFORD ALBRECHT Extract from ‘The Modern Language Review' January 1992, Volume 87, Number 1
Davis, CA University of California at Davis 1992 
First Edition. Paperbound, 6 1/4” x 9 1/8”, 10 pages. Signed and inscribed by the author, Clifford Bernd, on the front cover: “For Joachim Remak, Continuing the discussion on Fontane and politics. Clifford Bernd.” Fine in printed wrappers. A reprint of a revised paper, entitled “Fontane's Discovery of Britain,” given at the University of Exeter on February 22, 1990 and at the 17th Conference of University Teachers in Scotland in February, 1990. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 DISALLE, MICHAEL V. WITH LAWRENCE G. BLOCHMAN (AGNEW, SPIRO T.) Second Choice by Michael V. DiSalle in Collaboration with Lawrence G. Blochman
New York Hawthorn Books 1967 
Third printing. Paperbound. Signed and inscribed by the author Michael V. DiSalle to former Vice President under Richard M. Nixon from 1969 - 1973, Spiro T. Agnew. Inscribed: “To Vice-President Spiro T. Agnew with all best wishes. Sincerely, Michael V. DiSalle, Feb. 10, 1968.” At the time of this inscription, Agnew was the Governor of Maryland. Very good copy with some slight signs of use and a hint of fading to the spine. A comprehensive history of the United States Vice-Presidency, and the ‘second choices' who went on to become President, from the first meeting of the electoral college to the accession of Lyndon Baines Johnson. Spiro T. Agnew (1918 - 1996) is the only Vice President in U.S. history pressured to resign because of criminal charges in the scandalous aftermath of the Watergate investigations and demise of the Nixon administration. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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3 FOX, VICENTE with ROB ALLYN Revolution of Hope. The Life, Faith, and Dreams of a Mexican President (ISBN: 978067018390)
New York Viking 2007 
First Edition. Signed by the author, former President of Mexico Vicente Fox (“Tu Amigo, Vicente Fox”) and by his wife Marta. Illustrated. As new in an as new dust jacket. The memoirs of Vicente Fox, from humble beginnings as a farm boy, to becoming the youngest CEO of Coca-Cola Mexico, to his election as the President of Mexico, and now, as an international speaker and social and political activist. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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4 HARRIMAN, W. AVERELL America and Russia in a Changing World. A Half Century of Personal Observation
Garden City Doubleday 1971 
First Edition. Signed and inscribed by the author, William Averell Harriman to Maurice Mitchell, U.S. business executive and educator. Inscribed: “For Chancellor Maurice Mitchell, With many thanks for his warm hospitality - way beyond the call of duty. And all my best wishes, Averell Harriman. Denver, March 1, 1971.” Fine copy without dust jacket. W. Averell Harriman was a statesman, known for his leadership as a U.S. diplomat in relations with the Soviet Union during World War II and the Cold War period following World War II. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 KENNEDY, JOHN F As We Remember Joe
Cambridge, MA Privately Printed 1945 
First Edition, First Printing. Signed and inscribed by John F. Kennedy in his early handwriting contemporary with the book's issue. Inscribed: “For Frederick Marshall, a great friend of Joe's. John F. Kennedy.” A tribute book printed in the small edition of 360 copies. The correct first edition with the wings on the title page printed in red. Copies that have the wings in black are actually the second edition which was printed by Robert F. Kennedy in 1965 (despite saying 1945 on the title page) after John F. Kennedy's death and were largely distributed by Robert F. Kennedy at Christmas, 1965. Generously illustrated with thirty-three photographs and facsimiles, including a number with John F. Kennedy present. The are illustration photos of Joe in a kilt in Scotland (1936), as a member of the Harvard football team, with his mother and brother Jack in a swimming pool in Florida (1942), in uniform at Cape Cod (1942), arriving in Dublin from London with his father (1938), receiving his Naval commission from his father (1942), sailing in 1936, with Jack and their sister Kathleen on their way to Parliament in London (1939), a Kennedy family portrait (1936), and various letters and news clippings. Original burgundy cloth binding with the front cover stamped in black and gilt and with the spine stamped in gilt. With very faint tape stains to the endpapers, else a fine fresh copy. This book was created by the future President in memory of his elder brother, Joseph Kennedy Jr. (1915 - 1944), wae killed in military action during World War II. He was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross (their highest award) and a destroyer was christened in his honor. In addition to his foreword, John F. Kennedy has written a memoir of his brother. Amongst the contributors are a very young Teddy Kennedy, Kathleen Kennedy, Arthur Krock, Harold J. Laski, and some of Joe's Harvard friends and associates, including Timothy J. Reardon, Richard Flood, U.S.N.R., Dr. Payson Wild, Jr., Robert Downes, and Mrs. Alice Harrington. An intimate portrait of a beloved brother and American hero. 
Price: 27500.00 USD
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6 LODGE JR., HENRY CABOT The Cult of Weakness
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1932 
First Edition. Signed and inscribed by the author, American Senator Henry Cabot Lodge Jr., to former United States Ambassador to Germany (1913 - 1917) James W. Gerard. Inscribed: “To Hon. J.W. Gerard with the regards of Henry Cabot Lodge Jr.” Shortly after publication, Lodge decided to suppress this book. He had it quickly withdrawn from sale and did not allow its reprinting during his lifetime. Near fine copy with a touch of darkening to the cloth at the spine without dust jacket. Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. (1902 – 1985), served as a Senator from Massachusetts from 1937 to 1944 and a U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, South Vietnam, West Germany, and the Holy See (as Representative). He was also the manager for Dwight D. Eisenhower's Republican presidential campaign and was Richard Nixon's Vice Presidential running partner in the 1960 election opposite John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson. James W. Gerard (1867 - 1951) was a noted New York politician, diplomat and lawyer, serving in the New York Supreme Court, and running for U.S. Senator from New York defeating Franklin D. Roosevelt in the primary, but losing the election to James W. Wadsworth, Jr. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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7 NIXON, RICHARD Real Peace. A Strategy for the West
New York Privately Printed 1983 
First Edition. Signed presentation copy, inscribed by the author: “To Serena Reed with warm regards, Richard Nixon, 11-22-86.” Near fine in a very good dust jacket. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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8 NIXON, RICHARD Real Peace. A Strategy for the West
New York Privately Printed 1983 
First Edition. Signed and inscribed by the author, former President Richard Nixon, on the front free endpaper. Inscribed: “To Friends of the La Habra Library with best wishes from Richard Nixon. 10-1-'87,” Fine in a fine bright dust jacket. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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