George B. McClellan: The Young Napoleon
by SEARS, Stephen W
- Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
- ISBN 10
- ISBN 13
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New York: Ticknor & Fields. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1988. BCE. Hardcover. 0899192645 . A book club edition of this biography of Union Civil War General John B. McClellan, who found success at a young age in the U.S. Army and was named by Abraham Lincoln as commander of the entire Army before falling into disfavor with the president. With a section of black & white plates and five maps. --- In blue paper-covered boards backed in black cloth, with copper foil spine titling. Dust jacket features Christian Schussele color painted portrait of Gen. McClellan mounted on his horse. --- An excellent copy: clean and bright but with prior owner's signature to front free endpaper and rippling to cloth at spine. Jacket in great shape and wrapped in removable archival mylar protector.; Tall Octavo - 9 to 10 in. tall; xii, 482 pages .
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- George B. McClellan: The Young Napoleon
- SEARS, Stephen W
- Book condition
- Used - Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
- ISBN 10
- ISBN 13
- Ticknor & Fields
- Place of Publication
- New York
- Date Published
- Bookseller catalogs
- >>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir; >>Civil War (U.S.); >>Military and Military Leaders;
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