Easton Press, Charles Sellers "James K. Polk" Leather Bound Collector's Edition

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Easton Press, Norwalk CT. 1987 Charles Sellers "James K. Polk" Limited Edition

Table of Contents


Prefacepage v

I The Road Backpage 3

II "This New and Mighty Question"page 32

III "Polk and Texas!"page 67

IV Young Hickorypage 108

V The Cabinet and Texaspage 162

VI The Continental Visionpage 213

VII The Long, Hot Summerpage 267

VIII The Representatives of the Peoplepage 310

IX Oregonpage 357

X A Hard War Averted—and An Easy War Gainedpage 398

XI Congress Toes the Linepage 445

Sourcespage 489

Indexpage 501

About the author

Charles Grier Sellers (born Charlotte, North Carolina) is an American historian.

He taught at the University of California, Berkeley, and Princeton University. He was a member of the Southern Historical Association.

He was arrested in the Jackson, Mississippi airport on 21 July 1961, as a part of the Freedom Rides (profiled in Breach of Peace: Portraits of the 1961 Mississippi Freedom Riders).


Includes all the classic Easton Press qualities:

* Premium Leather
* Silk Moire Endleaves
* Distinctive Cover Design
* Hubbed Spine, Accented in Real 22KT Gold
* Satin Ribbon Page Marker
* Gilded Page Edges
* Long-lasting, High Quality Acid-neutral Paper
* Smyth-sewn Pages for Strength and Durability
* Beautiful Illustrations


A wonderful bright clean copy free of any markings, writings, or stamps. Sharp corners that are not bumped. Tight and square spine. Unread book. No attached bookplates or indication of any removed.
Easton Press
Easton Press (1987)
Leather Bound (Full genuine leather)
Limited Edition