First edition of At Ease: Stories I Tell to Friends by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Octavo, viii, 400pp. Black cloth, title in gilt on spine. Stated “first edition” on copyright page. Stamp on front free endpaper noting “With compliments of Doubleday & Company, Inc.” In publishers first edition dust jacket, $6.95 on front flap, in fine condition. An exceptional copy in a fine dust jacket.
Comments: A collection of essays and anecdotes from the retired president and Supreme Allied Commander. Published in 1967 shortly after his memoirs, this book includes stories that were too personal or did not fit the narrative of an official memoir.