Gilkerson on War: From Rocks to Rockets.

GILKERSON, William.

Published by Gelles-Widmer Division [1963], St. Louis, 1963
Hardcover
From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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4to. Black cloth with gilt lettering and decoration, pictorial dust jacket. 64pp. Numerous color illustrations. Near fine/very good. Faint jacket edgewear. Probable sole edition of the first book by this eccentric American marine artist/author/journalist/adventurer (1936-2015), a humorous cartoon-like chronicle of the history of warfaring from prehistoric man to modern man. Gilkerson's artistic style predates but is extroardinarily similar to that of illustrator/author David Macaulay (of "Castle," "Pyramid," Building Big," etc. fame). Scarce, especially in nice condition. Bookseller Inventory # 41245

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Title: Gilkerson on War: From Rocks to Rockets.

Publisher: Gelles-Widmer Division [1963], St. Louis

Publication Date: 1963

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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