Signed first edition of One-Eyed Kings by William S. Cohen, inscribed to fellow Senator Larry Pressler. Octavo, 466pp, . Black hardcover, black cloth spine, title in gilt on spine. First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page and first edition statement. In publisher’s dust jacket, retail price on front flap, some shelf wear, bright illustrations. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: “For Senator Larry Pressler, With Best Wishes to a friend who knows about the land of the Blind! Bill Cohen.”
Comments: Senator Larry Pressler served in United States Senate from 1979 -1997, representing South Dakota. After completing his Rhodes Scholarship at Oxford, he joined the United States Army and served in Vietnam from 1966-1968, retiring with the rank of Lieutenant. He was the first Vietnam veteran to be elected to the Senate. During his senatorial career, Pressler continually advocated for veteran’s rights and for ending the long embargo on Vietnam.