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Non-Fiction:Biography / Autobiography / Memoir:Military Biography

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...<b>Memoirs of General W.T. Sherman  </b><br>, (Library of America) Sherman, William Tecumseh
1 (Library of America) Sherman, William Tecumseh ...Memoirs of General W.T. Sherman

New York: Library of America, 1990.
 0940450658
 First LOA Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
Hailed as prophet of modern war and condemned as a harbinger of modern barbarism, William Tecumseh Sherman is the most controversial general of the American Civil War.

“War is cruelty, and you cannot refine it,” he wrote in fury to the Confederate mayor of Atlanta, and his memoir is filled with dozens of such wartime exchanges. With the propulsive energy and intelligence that marked his campaigns,

This complex self-portrait of an innovative and relentless American warrior provides firsthand accounts of the war’s crucial events—Shiloh, Vicksburg, Chattanooga, the Atlanta campaign, the marches through Georgia and the Carolinas.

No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b>The War Within the Union High Command: Politics and Generalship during the Civil War (Modern War Studies)   </b><br>, Goss, Thomas Joseph
2 Goss, Thomas Joseph ...The War Within the Union High Command: Politics and Generalship during the Civil War (Modern War Studies)

USA: Univ Press of Kansas, 2003 0700612637
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 8vo; 300 pages with index; chapter notes and bibliography.
 
"Union 'political generals' were so inept, the story goes, that they should never have led armies. Not so, says Goss, whose argument is sure to create as much debate among modern readers as it did among wartime participants. . . . An important book."--John F. Marszalek, author of Sherman: A Soldier's Passion for Order

No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
 
Price: 39.95 USD

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...<b> Pilsudski: A Life for Poland </b><br>, Jedrzejewicz, Waclaw
3 Jedrzejewicz, Waclaw ... Pilsudski: A Life for Poland

Mew York: Hippocrene Books Inc., U.S., 1982.
 0882546333
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Introduction by Zbigniew Brzezinski.
 8vo; 385 pages with selected bibliography and index.
 
The Marshal of the Polish Armies in 1920 who defeated the Soviets before the gates of Warsaw.

Very Good / Very Good.

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Bookplate and previous owner's name on front-pastedown. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light shelf handling.
 
Price: 21.95 USD

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...<b>Cigars, Whiskey & Winning: Leadership Lessons from Ulysses S. Grant  </b><br>, Kaltman, Al
4 Kaltman, Al ...Cigars, Whiskey & Winning: Leadership Lessons from Ulysses S. Grant

New York: Prentice Hall Press, 1998.
 073520022x
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 8vo, 322 pages with index.
 
"..an entertaining glimpse at how Grant adapted to circumstances and emerged one of history's strongest leaders." -- Los Angeles Times.

Unread, Unopened. No flaws but for an embossed stamp of previous owner on title page.
 
Price: 21.95 USD

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...<b>The Virtues of War: A Novel of Alexander the Great  </b><br>, Pressfield, Steven
5 Pressfield, Steven ...The Virtues of War: A Novel of Alexander the Great

New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 2004.
 0385500998
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
"I have always been a soldier. I have known no other life." Esteemed historical novelist Pressfield (Gates of Fire; Tides of War) crawls inside the brave heart of Alexander the Great in this chronicle of the king's bloody and extraordinary accomplishments and boundless ambition. -- Publisher's Weekly

No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality
 
Price: 21.95 USD

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