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Image for George Armstrong Custer and His 7th Calvary at the Battle of the Little Big Horn, 1876 (Montana Heritage Series, Number Seven)

George Armstrong Custer and His 7th Calvary at the Battle of the Little Big Horn, 1876 (Montana Heritage Series, Number Seven)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Montana Historical Society Press:

Seller ID: 2272307

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine. 20 pp. Two original essays and a reproduction of one of the greatest of all the battlefield paintings, keyed to actual battlefield episodes. View more info

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V.C. [The Victoria Cross]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Geo. Pulman & Sons, Ltd.: 1942

Seller ID: 2283084

Condition: Good


Pages 19-22 loose but included, ink stamp on front wrapper, quarter-inch tear along spine head and spine base, wrappers split along spine base. 1942 Stapled Binding. 38 pp. Here are the stories of the Victoria Cross awards of this war announced up to the end of April, 1942. The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest and most prestigious award of the British honours system. It is awarded for gallantry in the presence of the enemy to members of the British Armed Forces. It may be awarded posthumously. It was previously awarded to Commonwealth countries, most of which have established their own honou... View more info

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We Speak from the Air: Broadcasts by the R.A.F.

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283122

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original. Wrapper edges lightly rubbed, smudge on front wrapper, ink stamp on half-title page. 1942 Soft Cover. 72 pp. Men of the R.A.F. describe their own experiences in their own words. These accounts of operations over Germany, France, Holland, Belgium, Britain, Norway, Italy, the North Sea, the English Channel and the Atlantic give us the human stories behind the official communiques, and show us the great range and effectiveness of our Air Power. The narratives are selected from over 280 broadcasts, given anonymously by the R.A.F. and W.A.A.F. during 1941. View more info

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Gone West

By: A Soldier Doctor; H.M.G.; M.M.H.; Kendall, Frederick W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200879

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Partial cup ring stain on front board, edges toned and a bit rubbed. 1919 Hard Cover. 103 pp. Memoirs of a former American Civil War soldier, transcribed by an amanuensis during World War I. An interesting mix of spirit writing and military history. View more info

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Hidden Agenda: How the Duke of Windsor Betrayed the Allies

By: Allen, Martin

Price: $9.00

Publisher: M. Evans and Co., Inc.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285405

ISBN: 0871319934

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Very minor tear on front jacket panel near spine. Faint smudge on top page ridge. 2000 Hard Cover. xxx, 312 pp. Many would have suspected the Duke of Windsor of treason but until recently proof has been suppressed. Now, drawing on a range of archival sources, Martin Allen offers the evidence in this reasoned indictment of the Duke's perfidy. View more info

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Eisenhower, in Two Volumes: Volume One [I, 1]: Soldier, General of the Army, President-Elect, 1890-1952; Volume Two [II, 2]: The President (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274910

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's inserts and blank bookplate laid in. 1987 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 637, [3]; 750, [2] pp. Original brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Numerous photographs. The complete two-volume biography of the general who became the 34th President of the United States. Stephen E. Ambrose draws upon extensive sources, an unprecedented degree of scholarship, and numerous interviews with Eisenhower himself to offer the fullest, richest, most objective rendering yet of the soldier who became president. He gives... View more info

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Eisenhower: Volume I: Soldier, General of the Army, President-Elect, 1890-1952; Volume II: The President

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster: 1985

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2281563

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printings. Spine and back corner of volume 2 lightly creased. 1985 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 637, [3]; 750, [2] pp. Numerous photographs. The complete two-volume biography of the general who became the 34th President of the United States. Stephen E. Ambrose draws upon extensive sources, an unprecedented degree of scholarship, and numerous interviews with Eisenhower himself to offer the fullest, richest, most objective rendering yet of the soldier who became president. He gives us a masterly account of the European war theater and Eisenhower'... View more info

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Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life

By: Anderson, John Lee

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Grove Press, Inc.: 1997

Seller ID: 2286203

ISBN: 0802135587

Condition: Very Good


Remainder mark, wrappers lightly rubbed. 1997 Large Softcover. 814 pp. This New York Times “Notable Book of the Year” is the definitive biography on Che Guevara, whose epic dream was to end poverty and injustice in Latin America through armed revolution. Anderson’s biography traces Che’s extraordinary life, from his comfortable Argentine upbringing to the Cuban revolution, from the halls of power in Castro’s government to his failed campaign in the Congo and assassination in the Bolivian jungle. View more info

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The North Reports the Civil War

By: Andrews, J. Cutler

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press: 1955

Seller ID: 2265931

Condition: Good


Lacks jacket. Spine toned, pink stain and a few faint spots to boards, faint stain on page ridges, top page ridge faintly foxed. 1955 Hard Cover. x, 813 pp. Andrews presents the drama of the Civil War as seen through the eyes of reporters’ own diaries, dispatches, and printed news stories. View more info

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U. S. A., the Hard Way: An Autobiography of a B-17 Crew Member

By: Armstrong, Roger W.; Stone, Ken

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Quail House Pub. Co: 1991

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198433

ISBN: 0962916110

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with inscription For--Reg Miner--A fellow Kriegie and hostage (of the Russians) at Barth (Stalag Luft I). My very best wishes, Roger W. Armstrong, 5-17-93, with signed and inscribed post-it note laid in: Hi--Reg: Sorry I haven't sent the book earlier--but we're back to our base--in England--for two weeks. It's still there and today houses the Queen's Division. Their claim to fame is the burning of the White House in War of 1812. Thanks, Roger.. 1991 Trade Paperback. 299 pp. The autobiography of Roger W. Armstrong, who enlisted in the Army Air Corps Aviation Cadet Program durin... View more info

Image for Life and Campaigns of Napoleon Bonaparte: Giving an Account of All His Engagements from the Siege of Toledo to the Battle of Waterloo: Also, Embracing Accounts of the Daring Exploits of His Marshals, Together with His Public and Private Life, from the Commencement of His Career to His Final Imprisonment and Death of the Rock of St. Helena. (Alta Edition)

Life and Campaigns of Napoleon Bonaparte: Giving an Account of All His Engagements from the Siege of Toledo to the Battle of Waterloo: Also, Embracing Accounts of the Daring Exploits of His Marshals, Together with His Public and Private Life, from the Commencement of His Career to His Final Imprisonment and Death of the Rock of St. Helena. (Alta Edition)

By: Arnault, M.A.; Panckoucke, C.L.F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Porter & Coates: 1890

Seller ID: 2287014

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. No publisher date (circa late 1800s), hinges starting. 1890 Hard Cover. 247; 251 pp. Napoleon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821), was a military and political leader of France and Emperor of the French as Napoleon I, whose actions shaped European politics in the early 19th century. Born in Corsica and trained as an artillery officer in mainland France, Bonaparte rose to prominence under the First French Republic and led successful campaigns against the First and Second Coalitions arrayed against France. In 1799, he staged a coup d'état and installed himself as First Consul; ... View more info

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The Life of George Dashiell Bayard, Late Captain, U.S.A., and Brigadier-General of Volunteers, Killed in the Battle of Independence, Dec. 1862.

By: Bayard, Samuel J.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2260977

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Hinges reinforced with cloth tape, minor loss from spine head, boards rubbed, single page in appendix loosening. 1874 Hard Cover. ix, 337 pp. 8vo. A biography of a West Point graduate and career soldier who served as a brigadier general in the American Civil War. Bayard died from an injury sustained from Confederate artillery shrapnel during the Battle of Fredericksburg. This account of his early life, education, and military career was written by his father, who survived him. View more info

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Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by His Private Secretary, to which are added An Account of the Important Events of the Hundred Days of Napoleon's Surrender to the English, and of His Residence and Death at St. Helena, with Anecdotes and Illustrative Extracts from All the Most Authentic Sources - New and Revised Edition with Numerous Illustrations, in Four Volumes

By: Bonapart, Napoleon; de Bourrienne, Louis Antoine Fauvelet; Phipps, R.W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1889

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2265359

Condition: Near Fine


Ink name on front endpaper, boards lightly rubbed. 1889 Hard Cover. Complete in four volumes. xl, [2], 401, [3]; xiv, 408, [2]; xiii, [1], 397, [3]; viii, 434, [4] pp. The memoirs of French general and emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. Includes prefaces to the 1836 and 1885 editions. View more info

Image for Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by His Private Secretary, to which are added An Account of the Important Events of the Hundred Days of Napoleon's Surrender to the English, and of His Residence and Death at St. Helena, with Anecdotes and Illustrative Extracts from All the Most Authentic Sources - New and Revised Edition with Numerous Illustrations, in Four Volumes

Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by His Private Secretary, to which are added An Account of the Important Events of the Hundred Days of Napoleon's Surrender to the English, and of His Residence and Death at St. Helena, with Anecdotes and Illustrative Extracts from All the Most Authentic Sources - New and Revised Edition with Numerous Illustrations, in Four Volumes

By: Bonaparte, Napoleon; de Bourrienne, Louis Antoine Fauvelet; Phipps, R.W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1889

Seller ID: 2283702

Condition: Good


Bindings shaken with some repairs, ink gift note on front endpaper of each volume. 1889 Hard Cover. Complete in four volumes. xl, [2], 401, [3]; xiv, 408, [2]; xiii, [1], 397, [3]; viii, 434, [4] pp. The memoirs of French general and emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. Includes prefaces to the 1836 and 1885 editions. View more info

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Ulysses S. Grant (Great American Generals)

By: Boothe, F. Norton

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Longmeadow Press: 1992

Seller ID: 2179093

Condition: Very Good


Light rubbing to jacket.Very Good. 1992 Large Hardcover. A biography of the famous general and U.S. president loaded with b&w photographs and illustrations. View more info

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Stonewall Jackson: Portrait of a Soldier

By: Bowers, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Avon Books: 1990

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2206473

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Spine creased, ink name to half-title page, pages faintly toned. 1990 Trade Paperback. 367 pp. John Bowers brings to life this demanding commander and prickly made him a legend. He re-creates Jackson's service as Robert E. Lee's right arm and details Jackson's leadership of his foot cavalry. Includes 16 pages of photographs.Keywords: CIVIL WAR MILITARY HISTORY AMERICA AMERICAN STONEWALL JACKSON CONFEDERATE CONFEDERACY BIOGRAPHY View more info

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The Life of General William T. [Tecumseh] Sherman

By: Boyd, James P.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Publishers' Union: 1891

Seller ID: 2266387

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal wear to corners, minor loss of gilt from spine and front board, small light spot on rear board. 1891 Hard Cover. 608 pp. 8vo. Original brown cloth, black & gilt decorations, black titles, decorated endpapers. Frontispiece of Sherman, illustrations, including maps of Vicksburg & Port Hudson and Chattanooga & Vicinity, throughout text. William Tecumseh Sherman (February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author. He served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861–65), for which he received recognition for his outst... View more info

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The Life of General William T. [Tecumseh] Sherman

By: Boyd, James P.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Publishers' Union: 1891

Seller ID: 2290750

Condition: Near Fine


Gilt on spine a bit faded. 1891 Hard Cover. 608 pp. 8vo. Original brown cloth, black & gilt decorations, black titles, decorated endpapers. Frontispiece of Sherman, illustrations, including maps of Vicksburg & Port Hudson and Chattanooga & Vicinity, throughout text. William Tecumseh Sherman (February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author. He served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861–65), for which he received recognition for his outstanding command of military strategy as well as criticism for the harshness of... View more info

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Hero of the Pacific: The Life of Marine Legend John Basilone

By: Brady, James

Price: $7.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 2010

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2287668

ISBN: 0470379413

Condition: Near Fine


Fifth printing. Ink name and date on front endpaper. 2010 Hard Cover. x, 254 pp. From New York Times bestselling author James Brady-the story of Marine legend John Basilone, one of three main characters in HBO's The Pacific. Gunnery Sergeant John Basilone was a Marine legend who received the Medal of Honor for holding off 3,000 Japanese on Guadalcanal and the Navy Cross posthumously for his bravery on Iwo Jima. This is the story of how a young man from Raritan, New Jersey, became one of America's biggest World War II heroes. Profiles one of three main characters in HBO's The Pacific, the succe... View more info

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Six War Years, 1939-1945: Memories of Canadians at Home and Abroad

By: Broadfoot, Barry

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Doubleday Canada Limited: 1974

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2205791

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. No jacket, page ridges lightly foxed. 1974 Hard Cover. xii, 417 pp. Ordinary Canadian women and men from the war and home fronts share with readers their experiences of the Second World War, which for them was the most exciting and terrifying event of their lives. View more info

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Lincoln's Choice

By: Buckeridge, J.O.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Stackpole Company: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2282746

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, spine head and spine base lightly rubbed, ink stamp and pencil notes on front endpaper recto and verso, pencil notes on rear endpaper verso. 1956 Hard Cover. xviii, 254 pp. Herein, for the first time, is revealed the impact and scope of the basic repeating rifle in the Civil War. Well documented, and supported by exciting on-the-spot reports, the author presents convincing evidence that the Spencer seven-shooter was a major factor--possibly the major factor in winding up the war which cost far more American lives than World War II. Christopher Spencer, the inventor an... View more info

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Paul Jones: Founder of the American Navy - A History, in Two Volumes

By: Buell, Augustus C.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons: 1902

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2292849

Condition: Very Good


1902 printing. Spine and edges a bit rubbed. xv, [1], 328, [6]; vii, [1], 379, [5] pp. Brown leather spine and corners, marbled boards and endpapers, gilt titles and decorations, top edge gilt. Color frontispiece of Paul Jones in first volume, etched portrait frontispiece in second volume. Also includes a map of the British Isles, an outboard profile of the Bon Homme Richard, a plan of the battle of the Bon Homme Richard and the Serapis, and a facsimile of an letter from Paul Jones to George Washington. View more info

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Esther Burr's Journal

By: Burr, Esther; Rankin, Jeremiah Eames

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Woodward & Lothrop: 1903

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2291933

Condition: Very Good


Third edition. Pencil name on front endpaper, corners lightly rubbed. 1903 Hard Cover. 100 pp. This little work is purported to be the authentic diary of Esther Edwards, the mother of Aaron Burr. No explanation was contained in the volume itself as to its authenticity. Dr. Rankin, formerly President of Howard University, had the original diary of Esther Burr in his possession, but was not allowed by the owners of the manuscript to use it. This Manuscript Diary is now in the possession of the Yale University Library. The above entitled work is entirely fictitious, with the exception of a few pa... View more info

Image for C. Julii Caesaris, Quae Extant, Interpretatione et Notis Illustravit Johannes Godvinus, Professor Regius, in Usum Delphini. The Notes and Interpretations Translated and Improved by Thomas Clark. [Clark's Caesar] [Commentariorum de Bello Gallico; Commentariorum de Bello Civili; Commentariorum de Bello Alexandrino Liber.; Commentariorum de Bello Africano Liber Unus.; Commentariorum de Bello Hispaniensi Liber.; Fragmenta] [Caesar's Commentaries on the Gallic, Civil War, Alexandrian, African, and Spanish Wars]

C. Julii Caesaris, Quae Extant, Interpretatione et Notis Illustravit Johannes Godvinus, Professor Regius, in Usum Delphini. The Notes and Interpretations Translated and Improved by Thomas Clark. [Clark's Caesar] [Commentariorum de Bello Gallico; Commentariorum de Bello Civili; Commentariorum de Bello Alexandrino Liber.; Commentariorum de Bello Africano Liber Unus.; Commentariorum de Bello Hispaniensi Liber.; Fragmenta] [Caesar's Commentaries on the Gallic, Civil War, Alexandrian, African, and Spanish Wars]

By: Caesar, Julius; Hirtii, A.; Clark, Thomas

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Bennett & Walton, John Grigg, Carey, Lea & Carey, and Thomas Desilver.: 1829

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 2289638

Condition: Good


1829 sixth edition. Includes all three fold-out maps and engraving. Boards rubbed with some loss of leather along edges, light stain to fore edge, lightly foxed throughout. viii, 410, [8] pp. 4to. Latin text, with notes and interpretations translated into English and improved by Thomas Clark. View more info

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Sam Adams's Revolution, (1765-1776): With the Assistance of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, George III, and the People of Boston

By: Canfield, Cass

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harper & Row, Publishers: 1976

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2279082

ISBN: 0060106190

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. Jacket flaps taped down. 1976 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 140 pp. Offers a revaluation of Sam Adams's role in the American Revolution, portraying him as the untiring and leading proponent of independence during the eleven years preceding overt revolt. View more info

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A Roumanian Diary [Romanian]

By: Carossa, Hans; Scott, Agnes Neill (Translator)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201689

Condition: Near Fine


First American edition. Ink name mostly erased from front endpaper. 1930 Hard Cover. 173 pp. 8vo. Black cloth spine, red cloth boards, gilt titles. Memoirs of a German military doctor who acted as a field surgeon during World War I, originally published as Rumanisches Tagebuch in 1928. Carossa also wrote novels and poems. View more info

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War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars

By: Carroll, Andrew; Brinkley, Douglas

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2187041

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition. An exceptional copy. 2001 Hard Cover. 491 pp. In 1998, Andrew Carroll founded the Legacy Project with the goal of remembering Americans who have served this nation and preserving their letters for posterity. Since then, more than 50,000 war letters discovered in basements, attics, scrapbooks, and old trunks have poured in from around the country. The best of these letters are assembled in this extraordinary collection, offering unprecedented insight into the Civil War, World Wars I and II, Vietnam, Korea, the Cold War, the Persian Gulf, and even the fighting in Somalia and the B... View more info

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Napoleon: A Biography

By: Castelot, Andre

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper & Row, Publishers: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285510

ISBN: 0060106786

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges rubbed with a few minor tears, front jacket flap creased, jacket faintly toned. 1971 Hard Cover. vii, 627 pp. André Castelot was a French writer born in Belgium who wrote 65 biographies of famous persons in the History of France. He is perhaps best known for his biography of Josephine. His biography of Napoleon emphasizes not only his military campaigns, but his many love affairs and his many mistresses. It shows how his tumultuous relationship with Josephine influenced and affected his Napoleonic Code. It was because of Josephine's fickleness and unfaithfulness to... View more info

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Adventures of Lafayette

By: Cecil, E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company: 1929

Seller ID: 2208484

Condition: Very Good


Pages lightly toned.Multiple chips and tears to jacket edges, jacket front lightly foxed. 1929 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 256 pp. This book tells the fascinating life of the adventurous Marquis de Lafayette. It relates his exciting career as a volunteer during the days of the American Revolution and his stirring experiences during the early days of the French Revolution. His intimate association with the thrilling events in France during the days of Napoleon Bonaparte is also told. Illustrated in black and white with drawings that convey the spirit of the times.K... View more info

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Grant [Ulysses S.]

By: Chernow, Ron

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2018

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2293063

ISBN: 0143110632

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printing. Spine creased. 2018 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xxiii, [7], 1074, [2] pp. Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant. Ulysses S. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood. All too often he is caricatured as a chronic loser and an inept businessman, or as the triumphant but brutal Union general of the Civil War. But these stereotypes don't come close to capturing him, as Chernow shows in his masterful biography, the first t... View more info