Signed limited edition of On Active Service In Peace and War by Secretary of State, Henry L. Stimson.
Octavo, [two volumes], xxii, 320pp; vi, 323-698pp. Blue cloth, title on label. Stated “first edition” on copyright page of both volumes. Light foxing along top edge of text block, touch of soiling to blue cloth. Publisher’s dust jackets noting “Autographed Edition, Two Volumes, Boxed” on covers, toning to spines, splash mark on Volume II, both with $15.00 on front flap. Includes the publisher’s scarce slipcase. Signed on limitation page in Volume I, being number 227 of 750.
Secretary of State Henry L. Stimson (1867-1950) served as Secretary of War from 1911-13, Secretary of State from 1929-33 for President Herbert Hoover and Secretary of War from 1940-45.