The Guns of August


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Hardcover, full genuine dark orange leather binding, heavily gilt stamped with elaborate decorations and multiple rules. 511 pages. Includes Sources, Notes and Index. All edges gilt. Illustrated with photographs from the first edition and maps by Raphael D. Palacios. Sewn in silk book-mark, marbled paper end-sheets and smyth sewn book block complete this work as a quality Franklin Library production, “privately printed and bound exclusively for subscribers to The Franklin Library of Pulitzer Prize Classics.” First edition thus. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction in 1963. No previous ownership marks. A clean, fresh, unmarked and attractive copy. Fine.

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Weight 3.06 lbs
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Tuchman, Barbara W.


The Franklin Library

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Franklin Center, Pennsylvania


8vo – over 7¾ – 9¾" tall

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