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Gettysburg Battlefield The Definitive Illustrated History

Eicher, David J.

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ISBN 10: 0811828689 / ISBN 13: 9780811828680
Editorial: Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA, 2003
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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(full book description) Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA, 2003. 1st Edition Fine/Fine, Hard Cover, DJ With MYLAR. Size=10.5"x12", 295pgs(Index). Many B/W, Color Photos & Map. Clean, bright and tight. No ink names, tears, chips, foxing, etc. Price unclipped. Has 3-Dimensional COLOR maps. Foreword by James M. McPherson. ISBN 0811828689 20% OFF our regular catalogue price. SELLING WORLDWIDE since 1987. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!. N° de ref. de la librería CONROY211371I

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Título: Gettysburg Battlefield The Definitive ...

Editorial: Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA

Año de publicación: 2003

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Ilustrador: Many B/W, Color Photos & Map

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: As New

Edición: First Edition.

Tipo de libro: Book

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Book by Eicher David J McPherson James M Visse Lee Vande

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The Civil War changed the course of America, and, the battle that changed the course of the war was fought on farmland at Gettysburg, Pa. That battle is re-created in "Gettysburg Battlefield: The Definitive Illustrated History" by David J. Eicher, with a foreword by Civil War historian James M. McPherson. In three days, July 1-3, 1863, nearly 8,000 died and another 38,000 were missing or wounded. With essays by 15 Civil War historians and nearly 500 illustrations, the book takes readers from the Confederate army's northward march, through three days of fierce fighting and to the Union victory and Confederate retreat. Among the visuals are maps with cutaway views to show the role topography played, side-by-side photos of key sites at battle's end and the same sites today, and thumbnail photos and sketches of monuments and sites, and of the battle's key participants. - Chicago TribuneHere is one of the most exciting and best-executed Civil War picture books to be published since the American Heritage Picture History of the Civil War by Bruce Calton 40 years ago. It's a new benchmark against which future volumes of its kind will be judged. David J. Eicher's Gettysburg Battlefield is just what the title claims it to be: definitive. This is surely one of the most attractively designed books about a Civil War battle ever published, blending contemporary and period photographs to create the most complete photographic coverage of Gettysburg to date. The work owes a debt to Gettysburg, A Journey in Time by William A. Frassanito, and, indeed, Eicher acknowledges Frassanito's groundbreaking research again and again as he compares views of the battlefield taken in the 1860's and afterward with gorgeous color photographs shot in the past few years. There is no attempt to duplicate Frassanito's work; Gettysburg Battlefield updates and supplements it. One delightful surprise is the large number of photos that many readers will not have seen before. Also welcome are t

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