American Caesar: Douglas Macarthur, 1880-1964, Manchester, William. Published by Little, Brown and Company, 1978. First Edition. Black cloth boards with blind stamped laurel wreath front; gilt wreath and white titles blind stamped to spine. Endpapers in red with chronological charts. 8vo up to 9½” tall. 793 pages including illustrations/photos, bibliography and Index; 2 sections of unpaginated maps. Volume is in pristine, unread condition; clipped jacket is fine with lightest of shelf wear.
MacArthur, the public figure, the private man, the soldier-hero whose mystery and appeal created a uniquely American legend, portrayed in a brilliant biography that will challenge the cherished myths of admirers and critics alike. 002591 $20