Signed 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. Light offsetting to verso of front free endpaper from previously laid in newspaper clipping. In publisher’s first state dust jacket, $6.95 on front flap, short closed tear along lower edge of front panel, faint sunning to spine, a near fine example. Signed by former President Dwight D. Eisenhower on Gettysburg bookplate.
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.