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Cardinal Giant edition GC The complete book. Here is the story of the last desperate year of the Civil War, when the shadow of death lay all across America. In the bloody battles ahead there would be little glory in victory, no pity in defeat. New York: Pocket Books, Inc. Mass Market Paperback. Aged pages, no markings in text. Amazon: If every historian wrote like Bruce Catton, no one would read fiction.
This marvelously well-told account of the final year of the Civil War marches readers from Wilderness, through Petersburg, and finally to the climax at Appomattox. The surrender scene, when Grant and Lee meet at last, is spine tingling.
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This is the third book of Catton's Army of the Potomac trilogy. It's also the best of the bunch, even though the first two, Mr. Lincoln's Army and Glory Road, are both exceptional. Not to be missed. Published by Doubleday and Company, Inc About this Item: Doubleday and Company, Inc, We provide original pictures of all items - Please review these pictures prior to purchase, as the item pictured will be the exact item of which you will receive.
This item ships in a secure, padded box with tracking numbers provided to ensure easy, safe and fast delivery. Soft cover. Paperback Edition. Perfect bound, illustrated stiff paper wraps with gold and maroon colored text on upper and gold text on spine; spine not creased; slight edge wear; no chips or tears. Interior pages clean, unmarked, uncreased. Binding is tight. This is the third volume in The Army of the Potomac Trilogy. Published by Doubleday, , Book Club Edition Book Club Edition.
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November Tight binding, perhaps unread. No toning. Clean interior. Slight rubbing to spine edge. A very handsome copy of this title. Published by Book Club Edition About this Item: Book Club Edition, Light wear to boards. Content is clean with light toning. DJ has some edge wear and creasing.
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About this Item: Doubleday. Crisp pages. Great reading copy. Light fading on cover. Dust jacket is very worn with rips and tears. Book club edition. Slight shelf wear on cover. Some tanning. Some staining. I highly suggest that you choose expedited shipping. For the small fee you get priority shipping, insurance and a padded envelope for the best protection. Good reading copy. Shelf wear on cover.
Some rubbing wear to cover edges. Sixteenth Printing. Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Published by Pocket, New York About this Item: Pocket, New York, First Paperback Edition. Twenty-Fourth Printing. Published by International Collectors Library About this Item: International Collectors Library, Condition: Very good. First Thus. This is a limited edition reprint of the classic from International Collectors Library. With ribbon, missing insert. ICL books were published in octavo format from the ss and bound in faux leather with gilt lettering and decoration, each volume based on a specific classic book binding from the "Golden Age.
Published by Doubleday Halsey Jr. But there is a continuing danger from an institutionalized vainglory. Sometimes a branch of the military may try to maximize its opportunity for glory, turning its back on other less glamorous tasks that are really needed. One can find instances throughout history, and they extend unfortunately to the present day, with dangerous effects on our current defense policy.
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