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1 Across the Busy Years: Recollections and Reflections II Butler, Nicholas Murray
New York, New York, U.S.A. Charles Scribner's Sons 1940 First Edition Hard Copy Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
474 pages. Charles Scribner's Sons, NY, 1940. First Edition. Signed by author on front fly leaf, dated December 11, 1940. This is the 2nd volume of a 2-volume set. The contents of this volume 2 include: West Meets Immemorial East; A Summer to Remember, 1905; International Understanding and Peace (Visit to Copenhagen; Post-War Reconstruction Work in Europe; America's Unofficial Ambassador, 1921; Lectures on the Watson Foundation, 1923; Germany After the Great War; Mussolini and the New Italy; Vatican Library; Budapest, Vienna and Prague, 1931; Treaty of Versailles at Washington, 1919; Pact of Paris for the Renunciation of War; New Policies in Japan; Conference at Chatham House, 1935); An Episode of the Endless Adventure; When War Came in 1914; There is a History in All Men's Lifes; Repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment; American Political Problems Still Unsolved; Abraham Lincoln and His Son; That Amazing West of Ours; Companionship and Conversation. Book is in Good+ condition - has water stains on boards and light ripping on front board and on pages throughout book; staining on end pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 All the Presidents Women: An Examination of Sexual Styles from Presidents Truman to Clinton Berecz, John
Atlanta, GA, U.S.A. Humanics Trade 1999 0893342890 / 9780893342890 Soft Cover Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Humanics Trade, Atlanta, GA, 1999. 359 pages. Signed by author on front flyleaf as follows: "Vote Well! John Berecz April 30, 1999". Book is in Very Good+ condition: 1-1/2" crease on rear cover and last 3 pages; slight edge wear; no remainder mark; binding is tight and pages are clean and bright. From the rear cover: "This work: our U. S. presidents 1945 through 1999 and what made them tick. New understandings of our presidents personalities, sexual styles, and their women are presented in a most intriguing way." 
Price: 14.50 USD
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3 Great Experiment: An Intimate View of the Everyday Workings of the Federal Government Weaver, John D. - FIRST EDITION INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR
Boston, MA U.S.A. Little, Brown and Company 1965 Stated 1st Edition Hard Copy Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Inscribed By Author
307 pages. Inscribed by author on front end page, as follows: "For Ray [or Roy] W. Johns - With very good wish - John D. Weaver." Stated 1st edition. Book is in Very Good condition: discoloration on boards; front board doesn't lie flat. Dust jacket is in Very Good condition: some staining from liquid; tiny chips on edges. From the dust jacket: "Lively and entertaining, The Great Experiment is an accurate and comprehensive examination of the everyday workings of the United States Government - what it does, how it functions, and exactly where it relates to the individual citizen. It is a unique achievement, a candid portrait of the American experiment in self-government as it adjusts its tie, hitches its girdle and sets about its routine chores each day." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Music at Court: Four Eighteenth Century Studies Yorke-Long, Alan
London Weidenfeld and Nicolson 1954 Apparent 1st Edition Hard Copy Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1954. Apparent 1st edition. Book is in Very Good condition - foxing on edges; spine slightly cocked; some edge wear. Dust jacket is in Very Good condition - light creasing and tiny chips on edges; foxing on interior; not price-clipped. Preface by Patrick Trevor-Roper; Introduction by Professor Edwawrd Dent. From the dust jacket: "The brilliant musical life of the eighteenth century centred round those royal patrons who have gone down to history as the enlightened despots. From a period unrivalled for its interplay of patronage and creative achievement, the late Alan Yorke-Long picked out four courts - Parma, Wurttemberg, Saxony and Prussia - to illustrate the significance of court life in the history of music and opera." 
Price: 17.50 USD
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5 Public Employee Unionism in Israel Lefkowitz, Jerome
Ann Arbor, Michigan Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, University of Michigan & Wayne State University 1971 Apparent 1st Edition Soft Cover Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, University of Michigan & Wayne State University, 1971. Apparent 1st edition. 91 pages. Book is in Very Good+ condition: nicks on spine and fading on cover. A very nice copy. Chapter headings are: Historical Background; Nonlabor-Union Functions of the Histadrut; Worker Participation in the Management of Histadrut Enterprises; Union Structure; The Blurred Roles of the Histadrut and Its Agencies; The Histradrut's Negotiations Philosophy; Labor Agreements as a Basis of Employee Rights; Labor Relations Laws; Other Labor Laws; Civil Service Laws; The Civil Service Commission; The National Union of Government Employees; Local Authorities; Education; Police; Legality of Strikes in the Public Sector; The Impact of Strikes; The Funciton of the Strike; Strike Approval and Deadlock Resolution without Strikes; Reservation about the Absolute Right to Strike; Wages; Bargaining Issues - Wages, Classification and Compensation in the Civil Service, Management Prerogatives, Wage Compression and Professional Employees, The 1970 Package Agreement - Negotiations and the Political Process; Appendices - Party Representation in the Seventh Knesset Elected October 1961, Selected Facts Concerning Strikes in Local Authorities and Government, 1967-1969. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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6 Report on Taxation in West Virginia Blakey, Roy G.
Charleston, West Virginia, U.S.A. Jarrett Printing Co. 1930 Hard Copy Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Jarrett Printing Co., Charleston, WV, 1930. 452 pages. Book is in Very Good condition: ex-library (Bowdoin College Library) with usual markings; edge wear; bumped corners. 
Price: 18.50 USD
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7 The Best of Times: America in the Clinton Years Johnson, Haynes
New York, New York, U.S.A. Harcourt, Inc. 2001 0151004455 / 9780151004454 Hard Copy Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Harcourt, Inc., New York, 2001. Signed by author on half-title page (flat-signed, meaning that only the author's signature appears; there is no inscription to any person). Book and dust jacket are in Near Fine condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8 The Government of the People in the State of Connecticut Douglas, Charles Henry
New York, New York, U.S.A. Hinds, Hayden & Eldredge 1926 Revised Edition Hard Copy Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Hinds, Hayden & Eldredge, New York, 1926. Revised and rewritten by Lewis Sprague Mills in 1917. Affixed to the rear paste down is a fold-out map of the State of Connecticut dated April 1, 1926 which is coded to show state forests and state parks. Book is in Very Good condition: bumped corners and lightly cocked spine. Contents are for schrool grades 1 to 7. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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9 The Lies of George W. Bush: Mastering the Politics of Deception Corn, David
New York, New York, U.S.A. Three Rivers Press 2004 1400050677 / 9781400050673 First Paperback Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Inscribed By Author
354 pages. Inscribed by author on title page as follows: "For __, David Corn 07/04". Soft cover. Book is in Very Good+ condition - creases on corners of front cover; light edge wear. Book is apparently unread - no crease on spine. From the dust jacket: "In this scathing indictment of the president and his inner circle, David Corn reveals the deceptions at the heart of the Bush presidency. With wit and style, Corn details how the Bush administration has consistently lied to the American public to advance its own interests, from mischaracterizing intelligence to whip up support for war with Iraq to misrepresenting the possible consequences of his supersized tax cut and offering false claims to push a radical agenda on crucial issues across the board. In this unflinching work of hard-hitting journalism, Corn explains how Bush has managed to get away with it and explores the danger of presidential deceit in a perilous age. This paperback edition also includes an up-to-date analysis of the aftermath of the war with Iraq." 
Price: 14.00 USD
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10 The Outside Story: How Democrats and Republicans Re-Elected Reagan Brookhiser, Richard - FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY AUTHOR
Garden City, New York, U.S.A. Doubleday & Co. 1986 0385196792 / 9780385196796 Stated 1st Edition Hard Copy Very Good+ Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Doubleday & Co., Garden City, NY, 1986. Signed by author on dedication page (flat-signed, meaning that the author signed the book but did not inscribe it to any person). Stated 1st edition. Book in Very Good+ condition: one corner slightly bumped; spine slightly cocked; binding and hinges are tight, and pages are clean and bright. Dust jacket is in Very Good+ condition: slight rubbing and some fading; crisp and not price-clipped. From the dust jacket: "...through a combination of incisive reporting and deft critical analysis, Brookhiser spotlights some of the most colorful incidents and people of the 1984 election to boldly illuminate both the re-election of Ronald Reagan and the state of politics in the eighties. With brilliant insight he delves deep into the roots of America's shifting political tide, shows us what ideas and platforms have helped shape -- and change -- the feelings of today's voter, and thus allows us to see not only the making of a President, but the remaking of America itself." 
Price: 17.25 USD
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11 War Crimes and Laws of War Wells, Donald A.
Lanham, MD, U.S.A. University Press of America 1984 0819138428 / 9780819138422 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
University Press of America, Lanham, MD, 1984. Signed by author as follows: "Donald A. Wells War is the last inalienable inhuman right". Soft cover. Book is in Very Good condition: edge wear; corner wear; binding is tight and pages are clean and bright. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12 War Crimes and Laws of War Wells, Donald A. - SIGNED BY AUTHOR
Lanham, MD, U.S.A. University Press of America 1984 081913841x / 9780819138415 Hard Copy Near Fine No Jacket as Issued 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
University Press of America, Lanham, MD, 1984. This is the scarce original publication. Signed by author on front flyleaf as follows: "Donald A. Wells War is our last inalienable inhumane right." Book is in Near Fine condition: very light general wear; bumped corners. No dust jacket as issued. From the Preface: "The ability to identify the crimes of war, crimes against humanity, and the crimes against the peace depends upon the existence of rules or laws of war. Nuremberg found these rules in congresses like those at Geneva and the Hague, and in the Paris Pact of 1928. Were these really rules of war? Nations could evade them by the simple strategy of refusing to sign, and even signator nations were excused from their prior commitments in any war with non-signators. The reasons for the general failure of all congressional prohibitions lie in three military doctrines: military necessity, the right of reprisal, and the obligation of solidiers to obey superior orders. These doctirnes were to support the basic premise that sovereign nations had the right to wage war in their national self interest. There has been an historic dilemma. On the one hand, nations did not want to lose their sovereignty, yet, on the other hand they did not wish to appear as brutes. There must be some acts of war which are utterly forbidden. The contrast between what the congresses prohibit and the military manuals allow sets the as yet unresolved conflicts." 
Price: 45.00 USD
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13 War Criminals and Punishment Creel, George
New York, New York, U.S.A. Robert M. McBride 1944 Stated 1st Edition Hard Copy Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Inscribed By Author
Robert M. McBride, New York, 1944. 303 pages. Inscribed by author on front flyleaf as follows: "To Allen and Lyle Chenery and may they like this book as much as I like them. George Creel Washington D. C. June 1944". Book is in Good+ condition: corners are bumped; edge wear; pages yellowing from age; light crease from top to bottom on the last 13 pages; binding is tight and the pages are clean. No dust jacket. Contents are: Not God but Moloch; The Doom of Animalism; The Master Criminals; The Little Hitlers; The Little Himmlers; The Prophets of Baal; The Quislings; The Leipzig Travesty; Pledges of Punishment; National Trials; International Trials; What of the German People?; The High Priests of Hate; Welmacht Oder Niedergang; Hitler: Why and How; The Facts in the Case; The Gadarene Gallop; Judgment. Also includes two appendices and index. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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14 What Color is a Conservative Watts, J. C., Jr.; Winston, Chriss
New York, New York, U.S.A. HarperCollins 2002 0060194367 / 9780060194369 Stated First Edition/First Printing Hard Copy Near Fine Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Inscribed By Author
HarperCollins, New York, 2002. Inscribed by author on front free end page as follows: "To Jeff, All the Best [signed[ J.C. Watts Jr." Stated 1st edition/1st printing. Book is in Near Fine condition: head slightly dirty; binding is tight and square, and pages are clean and bright. Dust jacket is in Very Good+ condition: nicks on rear of jacket; slight rubbing; no tears; not price-clipped. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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