Blue cloth with black backstrip and gilt lettering. Previous owner bookplate neatly adhered to front pastedown, embossed stamp to title page, one line of copyright has been inked over. Text is otherwise clean and white, no marks. Unclipped DJ shows mild scuffing. "Follows Marshall's progress from childhood in Pennsylvania up to the fateful time in 1939 when he took the oath as Chief of Staff of the United States Army. This was a fateful moment, with war erupting in Europe." (from the jacket). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: George C. Marshall: Education of a General ...
Publisher: Macgibbon & Kee
Publication Date: 1964
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description The Viking Press, New York. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-. First Edition. (1963) 422 pp. Original red cloth covers w/ gilt title on blue cloth spine. Binding very bright and clean. Modest rubbing to corners and spine ends. Previous owner's bookplate on front paste-down. Star stamps on front endpapers (one on front paste-down, one on front blank endpaper). DJ lightly soiled and rubbed. Spine sunned. Mild chipping to corners and spine ends w/ approx. 1/2" loss to top edge of front panel near spine. Illust. w/ a b/w frontispiece of George C. Marshall. Contents nice. Seller Inventory # M3424WWII