Ethics In Service, a first edition of the address delivered at Yale University by President William Howard Taft and inscribed by the former president. Octavo, 101pp, original cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Minor discoloration on spine. Limited press run of 1000 copies in 1915 by Yale University Press. A presentation copy, inscribed by former President William H. Taft on front flyleaf: “With pleasure for Wm. B. Moon. Yale 1921. —- —–, with the best wishes of William H. Taft – Washington July 3 1923.”
Comments: Ethics In Service is a collection of lectures delivered by the former President at Yale University. It covers topics such as the legal profession, executive powers and legal ethics. President Taft would go on to become the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, nominated by President Harding.