1918. Hardcover. Rare military service record of Brigadier General Frank Parker (1872-1947). Presentation inscription from Parker "To C. Van U. in memory of the Great Days together - F.P. - Bridge Head, Easter, 1919". Includes service record, facsimiles of orders and telegraphs, as well as a list of decorations of Brig. Gen. Frank Parker from 1918 - 1919 during which he was awarded the War Cross of France with Palm, Commander of the Legion of Honor of France with second Palm of War Cross, Commander of the Order of the Crown of Belgium, D.S.M., and Third Palm on War Cross. Parker served in a tour of Lorraine, the second Battle of the Marne, the Battle of St. Mihiel Salient, the Battle between the Meuse and the Argonne Forest, and more. Bound in full red leather with gilt title and dates to spine. Gilt rules and swastikas to both boards. Rubbing and wear to boards, edges, spine ends, and corners. Evidence of a removed sticker to front board (about 1 x 2 inches) with surface sheen of leather removed in this small area. Adhesive remnants to front pastedown where a bookplate was removed. Browning to interior, mostly along margins. Unpaginated with blank sheets bound in at rear to fill out an otherwise thin binding. [Approximately 150 pages.] WWI/011221. Very Good.
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New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1998. Hardcover. Inscribed by the two authors on the half title. A fascinating and sumptuous documenting the restoration of the White House by Jacqueline Kennedy and her advisors - the most extensive and significant to date. With rich anecdotes and many four-color and black and white photographs with individual chapters by room, including the private quarters (from dust jacket). Bound in brown cloth and in a white dust jacket with title to spine and cover and photo of Mrs. Kennedy to cover. Some sunning to top of cloth binding and slight crease to top of jacket otherwise near fine. Measures 9 x 11 inches. 260 pages including index. DECARTS/011219. Near Fine / Near Fine.
Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1930. Paperback. VG in original smooth yellow wrappers w/blue ink titling.; side- stapled. Fading along spine. Spot of rubbing to top right corner of front wrapper where price sticker has been removed. Interior clean, no foxing. B/W photo of Congress, frontis of Washington. In wraps. 55 pp. Presidential History (Americana). PRES/4153. Very Good in Wraps.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1903. Hardcover. 4to. Very good in black cloth covered boards with gilt-lettering to front board and to spine. Front board and spine faded to brown. Wear to edges, corners, and spine ends. Occasional foxing throughout though text and illustrations remain clean and bright. 246 pages. American Presidential History. PRES3/3152. Very Good.
New York: Sea Lore Publishing Co, 1968. Hardcover. First Edition. "For the first time, the story of President Kennedy's sailing activities is told in detailed fullness with narrated incidents and colorful anecdotes that commemorate him as the White House Skipper" (jacket). Blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine and emblem to front cover. Occasional spots of soiling to first 25 pages, which affects a few images and text; however, all text remains legible. In light blue dust jacket with heavily faded title to spine and red title to front panel. Chipping to edges of jacket and remnants of price sticker to front panel. 101 pages. PRES/040919. Very Good / Very Good.
Washington DC: 1832. Hardcover. A 13 issue periodical produced by Duff Green to disuade the public from re-electing President Andrew Jackson. Subscribers paid a total of $5 for these 13 issues in 1832, which would be about $150 today. A thin volume bound in dark brown leather over marbled paper covered boards with small leather corners and gilt title to spine. Heavy wear to hinges, edges of boards, and corners. Ex-library with blacked-out call number on front board. Previous owner's lengthy pen notation to front pastedown regarding the contents. Front free endpaper is present but detached. Originally issued in parts, each number has slightly different condition issues ranging from minor dampstaining to foxing to smudge marks and soiling. Continously paginated, 308 pages (however, pagination shoud be 208 pages - it skips from 200 to 300 in last issue.) AMER/011221. Very Good.
Penguin Studio Books, 1995. Hardcover. First Edition. Very good in cream paper covered boards with tan linen spine and red title to spine. In beige illustrated dust jacket with white spine panel titled in black. Minor wear to edges of jacket including a few small chips. Minor fading to spine panel of jacket and light rubbing. Clean interior. 262 pages. PRES/062415. Very Good / Very Good.