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La Place de la Concorde Suisse by John McPhee - 1st Edition 2nd Printing - 1984 - from NWJBOOKS (SKU: 006458)

La Place de la Concorde Suisse

La Place de la Concorde Suisse by John McPhee - 1st Edition 2nd Printing - 1984 - from NWJBOOKS (SKU: 006458)
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La Place de la Concorde Suisse

by John McPhee

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ISBN 10
0374182418
ISBN 13
9780374182410
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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1984. 1st Edition 2nd Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Gilt spine lettering & blind stamped front panel of black cloth covered boards in a silver & red dust jacket. Second printing. 8vo, 150pp.

Synopsis

La Place de la Concorde Suisse is John McPhee's rich, journalistic study of the Swiss Army's role in Swiss society. The Swiss Army is so quietly efficient at the art of war that the Israelis carefully patterned their own military on the Swiss model.

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NWJBOOKS US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
006458
Title
La Place de la Concorde Suisse
Author
John McPhee
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition 2nd Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0374182418
ISBN 13
9780374182410
Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1984
Pages
160
Keywords
nonfiction; geology; natural history

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