Signed limited edition of Major Campaign Speeches of Adlai Stevenson, signed by Adlai Stevenson.
Octavo, 320pp, publisher’s dark blue cloth, title in gilt on spine. Top edge red. Housed in publisher’s slipcase, toning to spine, faint soiling to label on side. Includes the publisher’s scarce glassine dust jacket. Signed limited edition of 1000, this being number 954, with the signature of Adlai Stevenson on the limitation page.
Adlai Stevenson (1900-1965) was Governor of Illinois from 1949-1953. He was the Democratic candidate for President in 1952 and 1956, losing both times to President Dwight Eisenhower. He finished his career as the United States Ambassador to the United Nations in the Kennedy Administration.