First paperback edition of Brothers in Arms by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, inscribed to former Secretary of State Colin Powell.
Octavo, xv, 302pp. Paperback. Stated “First trade paperback edition published 2005” on copyright page. Solid text block, a fine example.
Signed “9/14/08 For Gen Powell, I’m sure you know this story but I figured that you could get some depth from this version. Enjoy / Kareem” on the front free endpaper.
Both Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Colin Powell were featured speakers at Peter Lowe’s “Success 1996” seminar. Since that time, Abdul-Jabbar has consistently referenced General Powell as an inspiration for his philanthropic work.