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Casey, William J. (Text by); Noël Langan Glenn (Maps by)
Where and How the War was Fought: An Armchair Tour of the American Revolution [INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR TO THE HEAD OF BRITISH INTELLIGENCE (MI5)]
William Morrow & Company, New York, 1976. Octavo (8 1/2 x 5 1/2"). Original deluxe leatherette binding, with gold lettering and ruling to spine and front cover. Raised bands. Marbled endpapers. Fly leaf inscribed and signed by the author to the Head of British Intelligence: "To Mr. Bendor in appreciation of the relationship between our services [Signature]." In "Where and How the War was Fought" William Casey, one-timer director of the CIA, provides an excellent armchair tour of the Revolution, covering not only the military, but the political aspects of the war. Both famous and little known battles are covered in an easy to follow, chronological format. Some foxing to paper edges. Sporadic foxing throughout. Binding and interior in overall good+ to very good condition. About the author: William Joseph "Bill" Casey (1913-1987) was the Director of Central Intelligence from 1981 to 1987. In this capacity he oversaw the entire United States Intelligence Community and personally directed the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB) [Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.]
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