Signed by Governor Adlai E. Stevenson and the author, Kenneth S. Davis, a first edition of Prophet in His Own Country: The Triumphs and Defeats of Adlai E. Stevenson.
Octavo, xvi, 510pp. Black cloth, title stamped on spine. Stated “first edition” on copyright page. Previous bookseller’s label on front pastedown endpaper. In the publisher’s very good dust jacket, price-clipped, light wear to edges, bright illustrations.
Signed by Adlai E. Stevenson and Kenneth S. Davis on tipped-in leaf.
Mr. Stevenson was Governor of Illinois from 1949-1953. He was the Democratic candidate for President in 1952 and 1956, losing both times to President Dwight Eisenhower. He finished his career as the United States Ambassador to the United Nations under President John F. Kennedy.