But This War Had Such Promise (A Doonesbury Book)

Published in English (United States) United States
Random Cover from Series #[nn] [redesign 1979]

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Publication Dates:
June 1973 - [circa 1983]
Number of Issues Published:
2 (#[nn] - #[nn] [redesign 1979])
Color cover; Black and White interior
Oversized mass paperback books (5⅛” × 7⅞”, then 6⅛” × 8¼”)
Paper Stock:
book paper; newsprint; Cardstock cover
Squarebound; trade paperback
Publishing Format:
Collected Edition
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Series Details:
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  • no publisher's brand (4 issues)
  • without publisher's brand information (3 issues)
Indicia Publishers:
Originally published June, 1973. Later printings, format changes to 6⅛” × 8¼” paperbacks, with new cover art, subtitled A Doonesbury Classic. Later printings of that format would be published under the Owl Books imprint.
Repackaged as two mass paperback titles from Popular Library: Bravo for Life's Little Ironies and I Have No Son.

Reprints 124 daily newspaper comics strips originally published between December 27th 1971 and June 27th 1972.

Story continued from The President Is a Lot Smarter Than You Think (A Doonesbury Book)(Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1973 series) #[nn]. Continues in Call Me When You Find America (Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1973 series) #[nn].

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