Octavo, xii, 174pp. Black cloth, gilt title on spine. Illustrated end papers, with maps and woodcuts. Color plates. Dust jacket near fine. Inscribed by author to Mrs. Lauren Bacall: “For Betty, with much love, from Bernard.”
Comments: Mrs. Lauren Bacall was an Academy Award Nominated Actress, staring along side notable actors such as Humphrey Bogart, Marilyn Monroe and Betty Grable. She was also known as a democratic political supporter, with close ties to the Kennedy family and President Harry Truman. She passed away in 2014 in New York City. Provenance: from The Lauren Bacall Collection at Bonhams, May 2015.