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1) The Abolition of Inheritance
Read, Harlan Eugene
 
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1926. New York: Macmillan, 1926. Maroon cloth binding, blindstamped ruling and titles. 312 pp. Light wear top and bottom of spine, bookplate on ffep. Poor dustjacket, missing significant material at spine, but with entire front cover which has blurbs about the book. An exposition of the controversial idea to eliminate inherited wealth. Fine book in poor dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover.. Reprint. Cloth. Fine/Poor. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
2) Acts and Resolves Passed By the General Court of Massachusetts in the Year 1887 Together with the Constitution, the Messages of the Governor, List of the Civil Government, Tables Showing Changes in the Statutes, Changes of Names of Persons, Etc. Etc
Secretary of the Commonwealth
 
Boston: Wright & Potter, 1887. 1887 edition. 8vo. Cloth spine with paper covered boards. 1403 p. Index. A fascinating snapshot of a time in the history of Massachusetts. Includes acts and resolves and other governmental and legal matters of the State. Everything from an act relating to the trapping and snaring of ruffled grouse to an act to change the name of the temporary asylum for the chronic insane at Worcester to an act to make the first Monday in September the Labor Day holiday. Wear and s... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$50.00
3) Alexander Dolgun's Story: An American in the Gulag
Dolgun, Alexander; Watson, Patrick
 
New York, NY: Alfred A Knopf, 1975. NY: Knopf, 1975. First edition. 8vo. Cloth with gilt lettering, 370pp. Appears unread. In 1948 twenty-two year old American Alex Dolgun is in the Soviet Union and he is more interested in his girl, in sports, in keeping up with the Hit Parade back home than in any kind of politics. He is hailed by a stranger- a Secret Police operative. Within seconds he is a prisoner of the MGB. He will live in their search light for the next 24 years. Dolgun's story is history made ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
4) Allen Dulles : Master of Spies
Srodes, James
 
Washington, D. C.: Regnery Publishing, Inc., 1999. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 624 p. Index. Bibliography. Black and white photographs. Very minor edgewear to jacket. Fine in near fine jacket in mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$25.00
5) Ambassador Morgenthau's Story
Morgenthau, Henry
 
Plandome, NY: New Age. No publishing date. Facsimile reprint of the Memorial Edition, originally published in 1919. 8vo. Soft cover. 407 p. The documented account of the Armenian genocide first of the century reported by America's Ambassador to Turkey. Moderate edgewear. Very good.. Memorial Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
6) Anti-Politics in America: Reflections on the Anti-Political Temper and Its Distortions of the Democratic Process
Bunzel, John H
 
New York: Knopf, 1967. First edition. Cloth binding, 291, x pp. A stimulating examination of the nature of politics in the United States which postulates that a substantial number of Americans are insensitive to the ultimate value of democratic politics in a free society. Fine in near fine dustjacket.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$24.00
7) Apartheid's Environmental Toll : Worldwatch Paper 95
Durning, Alan B
 
Washington, D. C.: Worldwatch Institute, 1990. First edition. 8vo. Soft cover. 50 p. Notes. Very minor wear corner wear. Near fine.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$25.00
8) Are You Ready? A Guide to Citizen Preparedness
Federal Emergency Management Agency
 
Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office, 2003. Brings together facts on disaster survival techniques, disaster-specific information, and how to prepare for and respond to both natural and man-made disasters. Provides a step-by-step outline on how to prepare a disaster supply kit, emergency planning for people with disabilities, how to locate and evacuate to a shelter, and even contingency planning for family pets. Man-made threats from hazardous materials and terrorism are also treated ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$39.95
9) Arkansas Politics and Government: Do the People Rule
Blair, Diane D
 
Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A.: Univ of Nebraska Press, 1988. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1988. 8vo. Trade paperback, 362 pp. SIGNED/INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on half title. Very good condition.. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$20.00
10) Arms and Men: A Study in American Military History
Millis, Walter
 
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1956. New York: Putnam's, 1956. First edition. 8vo. Cloth binding, 382 pp. The significance of the military factor in the social and political issues of the twentieth century, so an interesting out-of-the-box perspective. Previous owner name on free front endpaper. No dust jacket, very good condition.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 8vo. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
11) Arsenal of Democracy II: American Military Power in the 1980s and the Origins of the New Cold War with a Survey of American Weapons and Arms Exports
Gervasi, Tom
 
New York, NY: Grove Press, 1981. New York, NY, Grove Press, 1979. First thus. 4to. Pictorial cover in red, white and blue, illustrated in black and white throughout, 300 pp. This book inquires into the real motives behind our policy making decisions, examines the "new" counterforce doctrine of nuclear war fighting, assesses the risk of nuclear war, surveys advances in military technology and carefully reckons the balance between the superpowers. Small corner crease at back of book, some tanning a... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$60.00
12) The Art and Technique of Administration in German Ministries
Brecht, Aronld and Comstock Glaser
 
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1940. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 191 p. A rare signed copy of this fascinating text of foreign relations between the United States and the German government published prior to United States full entry into World War II. Chapters discuss proper administrative procedures for dealing with the German ministries. The authors explain the organization of the national departments in both countries and how they differ; the difficulty of streamlining administrative proce... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$250.00
13) The Artillery of the Press : Its Influence on American Foreign Policy
Reston, James
 
New York: Harper & Row, 1967. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 116 p. Index. An examination of the influence of the American media by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Reston. Fin in near fine priceclipped jacket in mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
14) Balanced Discourses
Gan, Xu; Makeham, John;Xu, Gan
 
New Haven, CT: Yale University, 2002. New Haven, CT, Yale University, 2002. First edition. 8vo. Rich red cloth with gilt lettering and small, black block on spine, textured gray endpapers, red ribbon bookmark, 366 pp. Written by the Han philosopher Xu Gan 170-217, Balanced Discourses is an inquiry into the causes of political breakdown. It provides a unique contemporary account of the social, intellectual, and cosmological factors that Xu Gan identified as having precipitated the demise of the Han order, ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$48.00
15) The Bedside 'Guardian' 29
Webb, W. L. (editor)
 
London: Collins, 1980. London: Collins, 1980. First edition. 8vo. Cloth binding, 247 pp. Dust jacket is price-clipped with a gift inscription on the front flap. Book appears to be unread. Fine in good dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Good. 8vo. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$9.00
16) Benjamin Franklin In Search of a Better World
Talbot, Page
 
New Haven CN: Yale University Press, 2005. First Editition. 11.50x9.00". Brand new. Hard cover binding, 337 pp. Benjamin Franklin In Search of a Better World was designed to accompany the traveling Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary exhibilition celebrating Franklin's 300th birthday; illustrated by more than 265 color images. Introduction by Walter Isaacson; afterword by Edmund S. Morgan. First Edition. Cloth. New/New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$120.00
17) Betrayal : The Story of Aldrich Ames, An American Spy
Weiner, Tim, David Johnston, and Neil A. Lewis
 
New York: Random House, 1995. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 308 p. Fine in fine jacket in mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
18) Beyond Peace
Nixon, Richard
 
New York: Random House, 1994. First Edition. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 262 pp. Beyond Peace, writen by the 37th President of the United States, defines a new agenda for the United States in the complex-post-Cold War era. A clean, solid reading copy in fine condition, without previous owner name, and in a near fine dustjacket. Protected with a mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
19) The Big Change in Europe:Behind the Scenes With the Men Who Have Made History Since 1953
Bolles, Blair
 
New York: W.W. Norton, 1958. New York: Norton, 1958. First edition, stated. 1958. 527 pp. Cloth hardcover. Black and red. Good book in good dust jacket. Spine wrapper faded, edgewear and small chips. Mylar protected. Maps at endpapers. European culture, politics.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
20) Biographic Dictionary of Chinese Communism 1921-1965 (East Asia Series No. 57) 2 volumes (complete)
Klein, Donald and Anne B. Clark
 
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1971. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1971. First edition. 4to. Cloth binding, 1194 pp. Ex-library copies in very good condition. Small pieces of tape on endpapers. Very good in very good dust jackets, protected with fresh mylar covers.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$89.00
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