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Journey to the Far Pacific by Thomas E. Dewey - Hardcover - Book Club Edition - 1952 - from Walnut Valley Books/Books by White (SKU: 008855)

Journey to the Far Pacific

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Journey to the Far Pacific

by Thomas E. Dewey

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  • hardcover
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Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company, 1952 Doubleday and Company, Garden City, NY. 1952. Hardcover. Book Club Edition. Book is tight, square, and unmarked but for F/O name inked out on the front pastedown. Book Condition: Near Fine; bumping to head and tail. DJ: Very Good; light wear to head, tail and tips from shelving. Gray cloth boards and spine with bright gilt lettering on the spine. BOMC Club News Review insert laid in. Maps as endpapers. 335 pp 8vo. This is a recounting of Dewey's extensive tour of the Orient in 1951 to view conditions at first hand to form for himself impressions of the peoples and nations who stand between Communism and the California Coast. He recounts trips into Japan, Korea, Okinawa, Formosa, Philippines, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaya, and Indonesia. A clean very presentable copy in a Brodart mylar jacket.

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Bookseller
Walnut Valley Books/Books by White US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
008855
Title
Journey to the Far Pacific
Author
Thomas E. Dewey
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
Book Club Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Doubleday and Company
Place of Publication
Garden City, NY
Date published
1952
Keywords
Thomas E. Dewey, Communism, Cold War, Japan, Korea, Okinawa, Formosa, Philippines, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaya, Indonesia, Ho Chi Minh, Bao Dai, President Sukarno, Syngman Rhee, Emperor Hirohito, Madame Chiang Kai-shek
Bookseller catalogs
Autobiography; Cold War;
Size
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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30 day return guarantee, with full refund including original shipping costs for up to 30 days after delivery if an item arrives misdescribed or in the unfortunate event, damaged. All books are packed and wrapped with care to avoid shifting during shipment and edge/tip strikes during the mailing process.

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About Walnut Valley Books/Books by White

Our SUMMER SALE is on through May 28, 2021 with 20% discounts on all books in our inventory. Walnut Valley Books is a small independent home-based business with the bulk of my holdings being of an American military nature covering everything from the Revolutionary War to the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. I also have holdings of books on the Middle East, the southwestern United States (New Mexico especially, Kansas related titles, Oklahoma related titles, and other regionally specialized books. All of my holdings are hand-selected to be good quality books of interest to the reader, historian, or the collector. In addition to the above, you will also find a wide range of other topics such as Medical, US History, autobiographical, biographical, sports, women's studies, and many other eclectic topics.

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BOMC
Book-of-the-Month Club These are popular books republished and sold at a discounted price by one of these many clubs, the...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
tail
The heel of the spine.
Brodart
Generally used to refer to a clear plastic cover that is sometimes added to the dustjacket or outside covering of a book. The...[more]
book club edition
A generic term denoting a book which was produced or distributed by one of any number of book club organizations. Usually the...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.

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