A first edition, first printing of America Back On Track, inscribed by Senator Edward Kennedy to his brother’s Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara. Octavo, xi, , 210pp. Blue hardcover, title in gilt on spine. Stated “First published in 2006 by Viking Penguin” with full number line on copyright page. In publishers first edition dust jacket, $24.95 on front flap, light shelf wear but otherwise fine condition. Inscribed by Ted Kennedy to former Secretary of Defense Bob McNamara: “To Bob – With thanks for all your service America. Ted Kennedy. July 06.” An exceptional association copy between two giant political figures of the 20th Century.
Comments: From the personal library of former Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara. Provenance: The Robert McNamara Estate & Diane Byfield McNamara Book Collection (The Potomac Company, October 2019)