HOWES, A: Arts and Minds: How the Royal Society of Arts Changed a Nation

Howes, Anton. Arts and Minds: How the Royal Society of Arts Changed a Nation. Princeton University Press, 2020. ISBN: 9780691182643. Unmarked text. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31048) $25.00

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Drawing on exclusive access to a wealth of rare papers and artifacts from the Society’s own archives, Anton Howes shows how this vibrant and singularly ambitious organization has evolved and adapted, constantly having to reinvent itself to keep in step with changing times.

Illustrated in color and black-and-white. 387p.

SHETTERLY, R: Americans Who Tell the Truth

Book cover. Americans Who Tell the Truth Shetterly, Robert. Americans Who Tell the Truth. Dutton Books for Young Readers;, 2005. ISBN: 0525474293. Unmarked. Sun fading at spine. Unclipped dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30609) $16.00

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Artist Robert Shetterly’s fifty portraits, combined with thought-provoking quotes and concise biographies, offer a powerful view into what it means to be American, to hold American values, and to be part of a democratic society.

Included are Frederick Douglass, Rachel Carson, Chief Joseph, Rosa Parks, Cesar Chavez, Mark Twain, Woody Guthrie, and more.

46p. Measures 11.25×9.25 inches.

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LEWIS, RWB: The James: A Family Narrative

Book cover. The James: A Family NarrativeLewis, R. W. B. The James: A Family Narrative. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1991. ISBN: 0374178615. Unmarked. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30583) $16.00

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Illustrated. Unclipped dust jacket. Maps on end pages. Tells the story of a remarkable American family. 696p. Index. Appendices. Illustrations.

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