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Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War

Author: Max Hastings
ISBN #: 9780307597052
Price: $30.00
Publisher: Knopf
Publisher Location: New York
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: near fine
Edition: First edition
Pub Date: 2013
First American edition not a book club edition. As New in all respects cloth bound hardcover in a priced jacket. First printing, no others noted. The New York Times wrote of the book " a highly readable narrative that should — but won’t — be the last word on the subject. " In 2012 Max Hastings, a British historian, journalist and editor known for his writing about the Second World War, won the Pritzker Military Library’s Literature Award. The award which comes with $100,000 is given for lifetime achievement in military writing. Previous winners include James M. McPherson and Rick Atkinson. Books and other items ship promptly with a tracking number and (generally over $15.00) jacket protectors if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997.