THRONTON, N: “I am an International.” Nate Thornton’s story, compiled and designed by Sylvia E. Bartley

Thornton, Nate; Bartley, Sylvia. “I am an International.” Nate Thornton’s story, compiled and designed by Sylvia E. Bartley. Fort Bragg, CA: Noyo Hill House, 2011. Unmarked. Illustrated throughout. Map. 36p. Measures 7×8.5 inches. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26271) $16.00

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Thornton was a veteran of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, a group of 3,000 Americans who fought in the Spanish Civil War (1936-39) to defend the democratic Republic against fascist Generalissimo Francisco Franco, alongside Spain’s democratic forces and international brigades from other countries.

MOON, C: Carl Moon: Photographer and Illustrator of the American Southwest (Argonaut Book Shop Catalogue 83)

Carl Moon: Photographer and Illustrator of the American Southwest (Argonaut Book Shop Catalogue 83), book coverMoon, Carl; Haines, Robert D. Carl Moon: Photographer and Illustrator of the American Southwest (Argonaut Book Shop Catalogue 83). Argonaut Book Shop, 1982. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26262) $12.00

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A selection of Vintage Photographs, original art, and related material.

Moon, who studied under Thomas Moran, photographed a total of 29 tribes and villages. Bibliography.

BARRATT, CR: Faces of a New Nation: American Portraits of the 18th and Early 19th Centuries

Barratt, Carrie Rebora. Faces of a New Nation: American Portraits of the 18th and Early 19th Centuries. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2003. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26240) $10.00

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Artists included range from Gilbert Stuart and Pieter Vanderlyn to John Singleton Copley, Charles Wilson Peale, and John Trumbull. 56p. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Vol. LXI, No. 1, Summer 2003.

NEAL, P: Liberalism and its Discontents

Neal, Patrick. Liberalism and its Discontents. New York University Press, 1997. ISBN: 0814757987. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26161) $12.00

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Presents the leading academic theories and accounts of liberalism. Argues that a turn in in direction is necessary if liberalism is to become genuinely responsive to the diversity of modes of life in the twenty-first century. 209p. Index.

TOCH, T: In the Name of Excellence: The Struggle to Reform the Nation’s Schools, Why It’s Failing and What Should be Done

Toch, Thomas. In the Name of Excellence: The Struggle to Reform the Nation’s Schools, Why It’s Failing and What Should be Done. Oxford University Press, 1991. ISBN: 0195057619. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. 325p. Previous owner’s name on front end page. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26160) $12.00

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The first in-depth report card on the nation’s vast drive during the 1980s to reform its troubled public schools. Topics include origins, a report card, and more. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Written by Thomas Toch, an American educational journalists.

DAEDALUS: What Future for the State? (Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences: Volume 124, No. 2, Spring 1995)

DAEDALUS: What Future for the State?, book cover Graubard, Stephen R. (editor). Daedalus: What Future for the State? (Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences: Volume 124 / No. 2 / Spring 1995). American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1995. Umarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#26159) $12.00

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Articles include “Reflections on Japan’s Postwar State” by Masaru Tamamoto, “The Diminished Nation-State: A Study in the Loss of Economic Power” by Vincent Cable, “The Defective State” by Susan Strange, “The New World Order, Incorporated: The Rise of Business and the Decline of the Nation-State” by Vivien A. Schmidt. Other authors include Rogers Brubaker, Chris Hann, Geoff Eley, Stephen J. Del Rosso Jr., and Daniel Deudney. 229p.

COLM, G: Federal Budget Projections: A Report of the National Planning Association and the Brookings Institution

Colm, Gerhard; Wagner, Peter. Federal Budget Projections: A Report of the National Planning Association and the Brookings Institution. The Brookings Institution, 1966. Ex-library. Text appears unmarked. Bumped edges. Index. Good. Hardcover. (#26146) $20.00

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Topics include the feasibility of budget projections, method of budget projections, problems in projecting the federal budget and more. 36 text tables. 3 charts. 20 Appendices tables.