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Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1865-1869 by  Stephen E Ambrose - First Edition - 2000 - from Callaghan Books South (SKU: 35478)

Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1865-1869

Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1865-1869 by  Stephen E Ambrose - First Edition - 2000 - from Callaghan Books South (SKU: 35478)
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Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1865-1869

by Ambrose, Stephen E

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ISBN 10
0684846098
ISBN 13
9780684846095
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Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Simon & Schuster, 2000. (1st) Large book, brown spine, blue boards, very bright gilt lettering on spine, map of Western states with railroad routes inside covers and adjacent end papers, 431 pages plus brief biographical note, photo sections on photo paper. DJ glossy with color-illustration of laying track on front and spine, raised black title and author's name, raised gold background for sub-title, white back with gold center and praise for "Undaunted Courage" from Ken Burns, Edward Hoagland, Alvin M. Josephy Jr. in New York Times Book Review and others. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

Synopsis

Nothing Like It In the World was written by Stephen Ambrose, a writer of historical literature books, and is a #1 New York Times Bestseller about the building of the Transcontinental Railroad. The book is about the period of the railroad from 1863 to 1869. The railroad spanned from Omaha, Nebraska to Sacramento, California.

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Bookseller
Callaghan Books South US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
35478
Title
Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1865-1869
Author
Ambrose, Stephen E
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
New As New
Jacket condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0684846098
ISBN 13
9780684846095
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Place of Publication
Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A.
Date published
2000
Keywords
RAILROADS CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYEES UNITED STATES
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