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The Military Policy of the United States

by Upton, Emory

Condition: Near Fine/No Jacket


Washington D. C.: Government Printing Office, 1907. Second Impression. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Large 8vo. xxiii, 495 pp, preface, introduction, 31 chapters. Second Impression, 1907. "The object of this work is to treat historically and statistically, our military policy up to the present time, and to show the enormous and unnecessary sacrifice of life and treasure, which has attended all our armed struggles." Minor edge wear with lightly age-toned text block edges, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine.
  • Bookseller: West Side Book Shop, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 004640
  • Title: The Military Policy of the United States
  • Author: Upton, Emory
  • Format/binding: Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Second Impression
  • Publisher: Government Printing Office
  • Place: Washington D. C.
  • Date published: 1907
  • Keywords: MILITARY HISTORY UNITED STATES MILITARY POLICY 1775-1862
  • Bookseller catalogs: MILITARY HISTORY;


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