1948 Hardcover Book, Eagle in the Sky, F. Van Wyck Mason, First Edition, Fourth Printing, Historical Novel, War Story, Medical Fiction
A hardcover book entitled Eagle in the Sky by F. Van Wyck Mason. The cover boards are blue with the title embossed on the front with the title in a gold box on the spine. This is a first edition fourth printing. The dust cover is covered in plastic.
As America battles the British and struggles against its own internal dissension, the lives of three young doctors, intimately entwined by the historical events around them, are detailed in all their glory and, occasionally, their shame.
While the cunning Dr. Asa Peabody schemes his way to a fortune under General Benedict Arnold, Dr. Lucius Devoe strains under the demands of a central army hospital. The dashing Dr. Peter Burnham becomes a ship's surgeon on a privateer and witnesses some of the most tumultuous moments of the war. On the terror-ridden Danish island of St. Jan, Burnham finds a passionate love that redeems and emboldens his life.
Francis Van Wyck Mason (1901 – 1978) was an American historian and novelist. He had a long and prolific career as a writer spanning 50 years and including 78 published novels, many of which were best sellers and well received.
8¼x 6 inches
Published by J. B. Lippincott Company -- 1948
This book is in used but in very good condition. The book has no rips or tears. The inside pages are clean and completely unmarked. The binding is completely intact and strong. The front and back cover boards have no staining and are like new. The pages are lightly foxed (yellowed). The book has its dust cover wrapped in plastic and also in very good condition.
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