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Kissinger | Henry A.

Nuclear Weapons and Foreign Policy

First Edition / Third Printing


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First edition, third printing of Nuclear Weapons and Foreign Policy, signed by Henry A. Kissinger.

Octavo, xx, 463pp. Black cloth, title in silver on spine. Stated “third printing” on copyright page. Light rubbing to boards, a few pin holes on rear cover. In publisher’s dust jacket, price-clipped, chipping along top edge, toning to spine, a very good example. Bookplate affixed to front free endpaper.

Inscribed on the title page: “To Nathaniel _, Good wishes, Henry A. Kissinger.”

An important work by Harvard Professor Henry Kissinger, who postulates that a “limited” nuclear war was now possible with the development of portable atomic weapons. His thesis has remained part of the strategic thinking of the United States since its inception. This early work by future Secretary of State Henry Kissinger was nominated for the National Book Award for Nonfiction in 1958.

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New York


Harper & Brothers


First Edition / Third Printing

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Very Good

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Very Good


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