Signed first edition of Mayor: Notes on the Sixties by Ivan Allen Jr.
Octavo, 255pp. Black hardcover, title in gilt on spine. Stated “First Printing” on copyright page. Solid text block, lightly bumped edges, a near fine example. In the publisher’s dust jacket, $6.95 retail price on front flap, faint soiling to rear cover, a near fine example. Includes a letter to Ann Rogers, Bernard Williams Rogers’ wife, and a small copy of Allen’s The Atlanta Spirit.
Signed on the front free endpaper by the author “To Ann Rogers Best wishes + Regards / Ivan Allen Jr. 5/3/76.”
General Bernard William Rogers (1921-2008) was a decorated US Army General, serving as the Chief of Staff of the US Army, NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander- Europe, and Commander in Chief of United States European Command.