Octavo, 109pp. Red boards, blue cloth spine, gilt title on spine. Illustrated endpapers. Multiple black and white illustrations throughout. Dust jacket, fine, designed by David Gatti. Signed on the limitation page by author Barbara Bush and Vice President George Bush. This is a limited edition printing of 500 signed copies, this being number 156 of 500. Inscription reads: “To Paul Gilman – December 25, 1984 / with best wishes. Happy Reading! Many many thanks – warmly – Barbara Bush / George Bush and (paw print).”
Comments: Written during the Vice Presidency of George Bush, C. Fred was the cocker spaniel who accompanied them to Washington. The book recounts the career of George Bush through the eyes of the cocker spaniel. Incredibly rare to find a limited edition, signed copy of this book.