A signed copy of the Pulitzer Prize winning novel, The Guns of August, by Barbara Tuchman. Octavo, xii, , 511pp. Black cloth, title in silver on spine and front panel. Stated “Fourth Printing, 1962” on copyright page. Illustrated end papers. In publishers early state dust jacket, $6.95 on front flap, near fine condition with light wear along top edge, bright illustrations and vibrant colors on all panels. Signed by author on half title to noted NBC news journalist and middle-east expert Richard Chesnoff. Inscription reads: “To Richard Chesnoff with best wishes, Barbara Tuchman.” An exceptionally scarce signed copy of this Pulitzer Prize winning work by Barbara Tuchman.