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Title:The First Salute: A View of the American Revolution
Price:AUD$24.95 (about USD$18.70)
Category:History
Item ID:P002-4424
Quantity:1
Publisher:Guild Publishing, London, 1989
Edition:Book Club
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Very Good
Guild Publishing, 1989, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, Book Club

Size: Octavo 8vo (standard book size). 347 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Mild age tanning throughout. The dust wrapper is not price clipped and shows only minor shelf-wear. . All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. The cover is a little sunned on the spine.. This BOOK IS IN STOCK and READY TO MAIL NOW. Your book when ordered will be securely packed and promptly dispatched by Great Southern Books. In The First Salute, one of America’s consummate historians crafts a rigorously original view of the American Revolution. Barbara W. Tuchman places the Revolution in the context of the centuries-long conflicts between England and both France and Holland, demonstrating how the aid to the American colonies of both these nations made the triumph of independence possible. She sheds new light on the key role played by the contending navies, paints a magnificent portrait of George Washington, and recounts in riveting detail the decisive campaign of the war at Yorktown. By turns lyrical and gripping, The First Salute is an exhilarating account of the birth of a nation. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; United States; 18th century; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 4424.
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