Signed first edition of Five Chiefs by Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, from the library of U.S. Ambassador Ed Perkins.
Octavo, vii, 292pp. Blue hardcover, title in silver on spine. Stated “First Edition: October 2011” with full number line. Solid text block, light bump to edge of spine, a fine example. In publisher’s dust jacket, $24.99 retail price on front flap, light shelf wear, a near fine example. Signed by the author on publisher’s bookplate affixed to front free endpaper. Laid-in bookplate belonging to U.S. Ambassador Ed Perkins.
Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens (1920-2019) was nominated to the Supreme Court by former President Gerald Ford in 1975, retiring in 2010. Dr. Edward J. Perkins (1928-2020) served as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, as well as Liberia, South Africa, and Australia throughout his 25 year foreign service career.