Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror
|HANNAH ARENDT: The Recovery of the Public World
Edited by Melvyn A. Hill
- 1979- St. Martin's Press, New York- FIRST EDITION- This is NOT an ex-library book and it is NOT a reprint edition- BINDING is hardcover with cloth spine; binding and text are very neat, clean and solid, VG+ with NO extraneous writings or bookplates. Just light wear. The ORIGINAL pictorial DUST JACKET has the publisher's price intact ($14.95); also neat, clean and bright, VG- in new archival protector. Just light wear / rubbing with some 'sunning' of spine background color. There are NO rips, tears or missing pieces. Overall, a nice, SOLID COLLECTOR COPY of a fairly UNCOMMON COLLECTION of HANNAH ARENDT WRITINGS... 'the ESSAYS assembled here represent the FIRST ATTEMPT to assess the MAJOR AREAS OF HER THOUGHT. The discussions cover Hannah Arendt's CONCEPTION of POLITICS, the nature of COMMUNITY, the ESSENCE of TOTALITARIANISM, her CRITIQUE of MARX, the nature of VIOLENCE and REVOLUTION, and her concepts of FREEDOM, thinking, WILLING, and judging. In addition, there are BIOGRAPHICAL ESSAYS as well as FIFTY PAGES in which ARENDT HERSELF discusses the ESSAYS... also included is the FIRST COMPLETE BIBLIOGRAPHY of ALL ARENDT'S WRITINGS... 362 pages.
|KOREA: A Study of U.S. Policy in the United Nations
Goodrich, Leland M.
- 1956- Council on Foreign Relations, New York- FIRST EDITION- Cloth HARDCOVER, VERY GOOD+. DUSTJACKET, GOOD+, with original price ($3.25). VINTAGE, ORIGINAL first edition published by the Council on Foreign Relations, New York. Includes topics of United States Policy in KOREA, such as: The MOSCOW AGREEMENT, the KOREAN QUESTION before the GENERAL ASSEMBLY, POLITICAL CONDITIONS in SOUTH KOREA, and much more. Note: your book ships immediately via Media Mail, with Delivery Confirmation tracking for FREE!
|HONEST COP: Lewis J. Valentine, Being a Chronicle of the Commissioner's Thirty-Six Years in the New York Police Department
Limpus, Lowell M.
- 1939- E.P. Dutton and Co., New York- FIRST EDITION ('First Edition' stated on copyright page)- This is NOT an ex-library book; it is NOT a reprint edition- BINDING is ORIGINAL blue cloth HARDCOVER with titles in GOLD on cover; binding and text are generally clean and solid, GOOD; light overall wear, corner bumping, and age coloration (some fading/age toning to edges and spine), but square and tight. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Lewis J. Valentine. Inscription reads: "July 30 1940. to Sgt. George Noel, Kindest regards and best wishes. LEWIS J. VALENTINE." Deckle edge pages. 299 pp. with INDEX. (Index includes NAMES and PLACES of PEOPLE and LOCATIONS in NEW YORK such as: AL CAPONE, BROOKLYN NAVY YARD, CALVIN COOLIDGE, GANGSTER ('TACTICS AGAINST, used by Lewis J. Valentine), POLICIES and PROCEDURES implemented and conducted by Lewis J. Valentine while at the NEW YORK POLICE DEPARTMENT, J. EDGAR HOOVER, 'IRISHTOWN,' J.P. MORGAN, PROSTITUTION, and much more goings on of the NEW YORK POLICE DEPARTMENT during the author's time). ALSO INCLUDES laid-in VINTAGE B&W PHOTOGRAPH of fellow NEW YORK POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFICER, with SIGNATURE and INSCRIPTION of said officer (see photograph; inscription: "To My Pal Harry. from D..." cursive signature of name). ILLUSTRATED with many PHOTOGRAPHS of NEW YORK POLICE DEPARTMENT and it's PERSONNEL, including Lewis J. Valentine and his associates. A solid, attractive collector's copy of a rare POLICE OFFICER BIOGRAPHY, signed by the subject of the biography himself, along with a rare AUTOGRAPH and PORTRAIT of his associate officer.
|FRANZ KAFKA: Letters to Ottla & the Family
Winston, Richard & Clara, Translated by; Edited by N. N. Glatzer
- 1982- FIRST EDITION- This is NOT an ex-library book and it is NOT a new reprint edition- Original HARDCOVER, VERY GOOD, light wear- DUST JACKET VERY GOOD, light wear; has original price, unclipped; now wrapped in new, removable archival cover. 130 pp. with Index.