Category: Presidents & Heads of State

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The Final Days

By: Bob Woodward; Carl Bernstein

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1976

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 503003961

ISBN: 0671222988

Condition: Near Fine


Close to new, previous owner's name in ink on front endpaper. Text clean. Binding firm. Edgewear to spine of jacket. Includes 16 pp. glossy b&w photos of Nixon, key aides, family members. Book covers the final 10 months of Nixon's presidency as the Watergate investigation and cover-up escalated, ending with Nixon's decision to resign rather than face impeachment. The authors came out with this detailed behind the scenes account 16 months after Nixon quit. The book regains relevance in 2018 as a special prosecutor weighs allegations that Trump campaign officials, and perhaps Trump himself, aske... View more info

Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant

By: Grant, Ulysses S. and Long, E.B., Ed.

Price: $5.50

Publisher: NY, Da Capo Press: 1982

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 503004407

ISBN: 0306801728

Condition: Very Good +


Spine uncreased, light rubbing on lower spine corner. Bookstore stamping on title page. Rest of text clean. Written as Grant was dying of cancer, it tells the straightforward story of his boyhood in Ohio, graduation from West Point, and the grimy military campaigns in the West and Mexico that ended with his resignation in disgrace and a return to Galena where he ran the family store. Then began the rebellion that broke the Union and recast Grant's fortune: the capture of Fort Henry and Fort Donelson, the battles of Shiloh, Corinth, Appomattox, Five Forks, Sailor's Creek, Vicksburg and Lookout ... View more info

America in Search of Itself: The Making of the President 1956-1980

By: Theodore H. White

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1982

Seller ID: 503004401

ISBN: 0060390077

Condition: Near Fine


Tight, sturdy, clean navy blue cloth with light fading along edge, bright silver titling. Jacket has one inch tear at top of spine, some sportting. Text clean. Maps on endpapers, detailed index. 1980 election results in a table. White's reflective summing up -- an overview of 7 presidential elections and how they were shaped by changing demographics, economic conditions, war, and the last hurrah of the Kennedy family. View more info