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1001 Things Everyone Should Know About the Civil War by  Frank E Vandiver - 1st Edition - 1999 - from Elk Creek Heritage Books (SKU: M001210)

1001 Things Everyone Should Know About the Civil War

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1001 Things Everyone Should Know About the Civil War

by Vandiver, Frank E

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ISBN 10
0385473850
ISBN 13
9780385473859
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New York: Doubleday, 1999. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 1st Printing Stated First Edition May 1999 in addition to complete number line including number one. Hard cover in very good condition with tan, lightly speckled, boards, black spine cloth, and gold gilt spine lettering. End papers contain maps: same on front and rear - on board verso: Seven Days' Battles; and on free end paper: Chattanooga to Atlanta. Text block clean & tight; no writings, no markings noted. Contains 182 black & white illustrations and photographs throughout. Each of the 1,001 'things' are numbered from 1 to 1,001. Book size is almost square at 7 1/2"" wide x 9 1/4"" tall; 276 numbered pages concluding with an extensive Index. Dust jacket very good; 3 1/2"" closed slit along front jacket fold line - not visible in protective jacket. Not price clipped. * From the jacket back, '....presents 1001 key facts about the war that tore the Union asunder. Organized chronologically, this book provides a guided tour of one of the most unwieldy and controversial subjects in American history...'

Synopsis

Frank E. Vandiver, president emeritus of Texas A&M University and a former acting president of the American University of Cairo, is currently director of the Mosher Institute for Defense Studies at Texas A&M. He is well known for his writings on the Civil War and military history, including Mighty Stonewall , Their Tattered Flags : The Epic of the Confederacy , Black Jack: The Life and Times of John J. Pershing , and Blood Brothers: A Short History of the Civil War . From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Bookseller
Elk Creek Heritage Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
M001210
Title
1001 Things Everyone Should Know About the Civil War
Author
Vandiver, Frank E
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0385473850
ISBN 13
9780385473859
Publisher
Doubleday
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1999
Keywords
Civil War, Untied States - History - Civil War - 1861-1865 - Miscellanea
Bookseller catalogs
History of the Civil War;

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