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Washington

By: Greenfield, Meg

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Public Affairs Press: 2001

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 010224

ISBN: 1586480278

Condition: Near Fine


Meg Greenfield, the illustrious long-time editorial page editor of the Washington Post, has written an instant classic that is as wise as it is wry. Greenfield came to Washington in 1961 at the beginning of the Kennedy administration and joined the Washington Post in 1968. Her editorials at the Post and her columns in Newsweek were universally admired in Washington for their insight and style. Here Greenfield provides a portrait of the United States capital at the end of the American century.Washington is an eccentric, tribal, provincial place where the primary currency is power. For all th... View more info

The Unfinished Odyssey of Robert Kennedy

By: Halberstam, David

Price: $49.99

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1968

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 014868

Condition: Very Good


The DJ is unclipped, no internal marks or writing. By the author of The Best and the Brightest. View more info

War in a Time of Peace Bush Clinton and the Generals

By: Halberstam, David

Price: $149.99

Publisher: Norfolk, Ct, The Easton Press: 2001

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 018799

Condition: Fine


#618 of 1250 issued, signed by Halberstam, no inscribed to anyone. Also signed on the publisher's authentication slip laid in loosely dated Sept. 9, 2001. Gilt edges all around. Included with the book is an orignal Boston Globe interview with Robin Dougherty and Halberstam just after the release of the book in 2001. View more info

The Best and the Brightest

By: Halberstam, David

Price: $29.99

Publisher: 1972

Seller ID: 020277

Condition: Very Fine


A 25 minute interview on one CD with the author of The Best and the Brightest, recorded just after the publishing of the book when sales were soaring. The interviewer's name is Casper (LNU.) The interviewer predicts Halberstam may win the Pulitzer Prize for the book (he did for his reporting, not for this book.) Who are the few heros in the book? How did the McCarthy Era affect Vietnam? Why has the military generally approved of the book? Halberstam accuses McNamara of lying to hm in an interview while preparing for the book. Great insights into this famous author's most cherished book.... View more info

Deep State

By: Hauty, Charles

Price: $19.99

Publisher: New York, Emily Bestler/artria/simon and Schuster: 2020

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021462

ISBN: 1982130830

Condition: As New


Due out in January 2020, this is the advance readers' copy sent to reviewers. A DC political thriller. View more info

The Life History of the Blue Crab (callinectes sapidus)

By: Hay, W.P.

Price: $79.99

Publisher: Washington D.c., US Government Printing Office: 1905

Seller ID: 014076

Condition: Very Good


From the Department of Commerce and Labor, Bureau of Fisheries, George M. Bowers, Commissioner. An appendix to the report of the commissioner of fisheries to the sect. of commerce and Labor for th year ending June 30, 1904. The author was a Professor or Biology at Howard Univ. in Washington DC. 4 B&W plates of crabs, The results of two summers work, 1902 & 1903 in the crab producing region around the Chesapeake Bay. Readers of Wm. Warner's "Beautiful Swimmers" will find this early piece on the Blue Crab a perfect complement to his Pulitzer Prize winning book. Could have been a ... View more info

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Thieves in High Places : They've Stolen Our Country and It's Time to Take It Back

By: Hightower, James

Price: $9.99

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Viking Penguin: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007639

ISBN: 0670031410

Condition: As New


Small remainder mark on the bottom edge. View more info

A Capital, Capital city

By: Hilton, Suzanne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000482

ISBN: 0689316410

Condition: Fine


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Potomac Fever

By: Horrock, Henry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000947

ISBN: 0316354724

Condition: Fine


Investigating a seemingly routine murder of a young hostess at a chic D.C. restaurant frequented by the city's movers and shakers, Det. Cal Terrell and Sgt. Roberta Short find that a lot of very powerful people don't want the crime solved. Trying to find out who's behind the coverup and why proves to be a perilous task. Is it the womanizing mayor? The head of homicide? The top Republican Party fixer and fund raiser? The White House Counsel who is married to Cal's ex-wife? Possibly the President himself?The more stonewalling Cal and Roberta run into, the more dogged is their pursuit, until t... View more info

Thunder in the Rockies: The Incredible Denver Post

By: Hosokawa, Bill

Price: $49.99

Publisher: New York, Morrow: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011077

ISBN: 0688029736

Condition: Very Good


Has the official bookplate of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Warren E. Burger on the front pastdown. Also signed by Warren Burger on the half-title page. View more info

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Arkansas Mischief

By: Jim McDougal and Curtis Wilkie

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004019

ISBN: 0805058087

Condition: As New


The Birth of a national scandal. "Whitewater" View more info

Game Change Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin and the Race of a Lifetime

By: John Heilemann and Mark Halperin

Price: $7.99

Publisher: New York, Harper: 2010

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 017098

Condition: Near Fine


The DJ is unclipped, no internal marks or writing View more info

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Pure Goldwater

By: John W. Dean; Barry M. Goldwater Jr.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021016

ISBN: 1403977410

Condition: Near Fine


True first edition with the full and correct number string on the copyright page. John Dean was the former White House Nixon counsel, it was Barry Goldwater who finally prevailed upon Nixon to resign. Tight and clean, no internal marks or writing. View more info

No Retreat from Tomorrow President Lyndon B. Johnson's 1967 Messages to the 90th Congress

By: Johnson, Lyndon Baines

Price: $599.99

Publisher: Washington D. C., Government Printing Office: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019793

Condition: Very Good


Johnson signs in full on a embossed custom dedicated bookplate that is now laid in loosely to Senator Edward Kennedy "With my best wishes Christmas, 1967." At this point LBJ was just ending his first term after the assassination of JFK, and Robert Kennedy was still aliive. Wonderful association copy with B&W and color photos throughout. 243 pages, the DJ has a bit of edgewear. View more info

Lighthouse of the Skies

By: Jones, Bessie Zaban

Price: $14.99

Publisher: Washington D.c., Smithsonian: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014255

Condition: Very Good


A history of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. The DJ is unclipped, no internal marks or writing. View more info

Radicals, Resistance, and Revenge the Left's Plot to Remake America

By: Judge Jeanine Pirro

Price: $49.99

Publisher: New, Center Street: 2019

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021388

Condition: As New


Signed by the author on the first blank page, not inscribed to anyone. Stated first edition with the full and correct number string on the copyright page. View more info

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Damn Senators : My Grandfather and the Story of Washington's Only World Series Win

By: Judge, Mark Gavreau

Price: $39.99

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, U.S.A., Encounter Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020995

ISBN: 1893554708

Condition: Very Fine


For those long time fans of the Washington Senators baseball team, the Nats. The author was Justice Kavanaugh's high school friend and drinking buddy at Georgetown Prep. His grandfather was Joe Judge a pitched for the early Washington Senators baseball club. The publishers review notice is laid in loosely. View more info

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Lift Every Voice and Sing: A Celebration of the Negro National Anthem; 100 Years, 100 Voices

By: Julian Bond and Sondra Kathryn Wilson, (editors)

Price: $199.99

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Editor

Seller ID: 020306

ISBN: 0679463151

Condition: Fine


Unique dedication, signed on the title page, "To Ambassador Burns with respect and admiration, Sincerely Yours, Sondra Kathryn Wilson, December, 2000." Not signed by Julian Bond. 275 pages, Bond was the founder of SNCC, The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. Very Scarce signed! Hundreds of B&W photos throughout. Includes almost 100 essays by celebrities such as Bill Clinton, Vernon Jordan, Colin Powell, Maya Angelou, Earl Graves, Lani Guinier, Lena Horne, Andrew Young and many more. View more info

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The Obamas

By: Kantor, Jody

Price: $24.99

Publisher: New York, Little Brown: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015614

ISBN: 0316098752

Condition: As New


Just released, stated first edition, B&W photos. Never opened, never read. The author is a NY Times Correspondent. View more info

Profiles in Courage

By: Kennedy, John F.

Price: $19.99

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 2003

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 016646

Condition: Very Good


this one with an introduction by Caroline Kennedy and the foreword by Robert F. Kennedy. In the preface, the author gives incidental credit to Prof. Jules Davids of the Georgetown School of Foreign Service, whereas the rumor in DC at the original time of publication was that Prof. Davids did indeed write most of the books. The book won the Pulitzer Prize. View more info