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A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century is a narrative history book by the American historian Barbara Tuchman, first published by Alfred A. Knopf in Barbara W. Tuchman—the acclaimed author of the Pulitzer Prize–winning classic The Guns of August—once again marshals her gift for character, history, and sparkling prose to compose an astonishing portrait of medieval Europe. In this sweeping historical narrative, Barbara Tuchman.
Tuchman — achieved prominence as a historian with The Zimmermann Telegram and international fame with The Guns of August —a huge bestseller and winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Log-in or create an account first! Random House Trade Paperbacks. Has some wear.
Five star seller - Buy with confidence! Very Good. Tuchman Ships with Tracking Number! Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: Franklin Library. First Edition; First Printing. Near Fine. Leather bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker.
Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines.
A Limited Edition. As New. With the rather scarce 8-Page 'Notes from the Editors', which also bears Tuchman's portrait on the last page scan. Limited First Edition. True First Edition of Barbara W. Also, prior to pagination, 'A Special Message to the members of The First Edition Society' from the author, with her signature laser-printed thereon.
Octavo, pp. Full rich black leather, gilt decorated and imprinted, spine panels rib divided, red moire endpapers, All Edges Gilt, with red satin page-marker ribbon.
An example of Franklin's always-lavish bindings, the limited and true first edition of "A Distant Mirror", Tuchman's long-popular narrative - and reflective - history of the fourteenth century. The Franklin Library, doing what they did best. As New; pristine and flawless. As bright, tight and immaculate as it was on its first day in Please review scans. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Fourth printing. Presentation copy inscribed by Tuchman on the half-title. Book near fine, spine slightly rolled. Jacket has minor soil and a few tiny nicks. Uncommon inscribed. Seller: Boston Book Company Published: Tuchman Ballantine Books, Mass Market Paperback.
Arnold, Very good in quarter-bound brown leather and marble paper boards. Spine gilt with four raised bands. With all edges decoratively stained. Corners slightly bumped.
With previous owner's bookplate. Interior clean and bright.
Seller: Johanson Rare Books. New York: Alfred a Knopf Inc, Fine Minus. Not Signed.
First trade edition stated on the copyright page. Nice, tight , clean and fresh copy, unread.
Slight shelf wear to bottom of spine and bottom.