First edition of David S. McLellan’s biography of Secretary of State Cyrus Vance, signed by Cyrus Vance himself.
Octavo, 194pp. Red cloth, title in white print on spine. First edition, with a full number line on copyright page. In the publisher’s fine dust jacket, bright illustrations. Signed on the front free endpaper: “To Jane – With much affection and admiration – Cy. Far Hills. February, 1986.” A scarce signed book from the former Secretary of State.
Cyrus Vance (1917-2002) served as the Secretary of State for President Jimmy Carter from 1977-1980. He previously served as Secretary of the Army during the Kennedy Administration, then Deputy Secretary of Defense in the Johnson Administration. He is the father of New York District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr.