Signed limited edition of On Active Service In Peace and War by Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson and McGeorge Bundy.
Octavo, [two volumes], xxii, 320pp; vi, 323-698pp. Blue cloth, title on paper label on spines. Stated “first edition” on copyright page of both volumes. Light foxing along top edge of text block, otherwise fine. Publisher’s original dust jackets in very good condition, noting “Autographed Edition, Two Volumes, Boxed” on front panels of both volumes, tape repairs on verso. Lacking the publisher’s scarce slipcase. Signed in Volume I on tipped-in signature page by Henry L. Stimson and a dedication by McGeorge Bundy: “For Elizabeth and John, with love from Mac.”
Henry L. Stimson (1867-1950) served as Secretary of War from 1911-13, Secretary of State from 1929-33 and Secretary of War from 1940-45.