First edition of Muskie by Theo Lippman, Jr. and Donald C. Hansen, signed by Senator Edmund Muskie.
Octavo, 237pp. Blue cloth, title in silver and green on spine. Light wear to spine, toning to top edge. Stated “first edition” on copyright page with full number line. In publisher’s very good dust jacket, closed tears to front cover, repair on verso, retail price on front flap. Signed by Edmund Muskie on the title page.
Edmund Muskie (1914-1996) served as the 58th Secretary of State under President Jimmy Carter. Earlier in his career he represented the state of Maine, as Governor from 1955-1959 and United States Senator from 1959-1980. He ran for Vice President of the United States in 1968 alongside Hubert Humphrey. Muskie died in 1996.