Octavo, 407pp. Green cloth spine, purple boards, title in silver on spine. First edition, third printing, with number line ending at “3” on copyright page. Publishers first edition dust jacket, $22.95 on front flap, fine. Inscribed to founder and Chairman of Nike, Inc., Phil Knight. Inscription reads: “For my friend Phil Knight, with respect and thanks and best wishes, Al Gore.” An exceptional association copy.
Comments: Earth in the Balance was written in 1992, shortly before Senator Al Gore was elected Vice President of the United States. The book is inscribed to Phil Knight, the co-founder and Chairman Emeritus of Nike, Incorporation.