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To America: Personal Reflections of an Historian

By: AMBROSE, Stephen E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 71133

ISBN: 0743202759

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A first printing of an examination of major events and individuals in U.S. history by the acclaimed historian Stephen E. Ambrose. Though wide-ranging, this work does not go in depth into the various notable moments in history. Rather, Mr. Ambrose touches on lots of topics, offering criticism as well as praise. Published in 2002, this work appeared shortly before Mr. Ambrose's passing in the same year. --- In red and blue paper-covered boards with gilt titling to spine. Dust jacket features image of a flag draped red building to cover. --- With a small bump to lower corner cover, otherwise a br... View more info

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Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869

By: AMBROSE, Stephen E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2000

Stock No.: 83217

ISBN: 0684846098

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


The late great Stephen Ambrose, author of "Undaunted Courage" and many other notable works, turns his attention to the amazing feat of the building of a transcontinental railroad across the United States. Mr. Ambrose focuses on the people responsible: the investors, politicians, engineers & surveyors and especially the thousands of laborers who built the line, mostly by hand. With a section of black & white photos and a map of the route at endpapers. --- A 7th printing, in full brown and blue paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with color illustration from the ... View more info