Acheson | Dean

Present at the Creation

First Edition | First Printing

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    First edition of Present at the Creation, signed by former Secretary of State, Dean Acheson.

    Octavo, xiv, [4], 798 pp. Blue cloth, title in gilt on spine. Stated “first edition” on copyright page, with a full number line. No page markings or notes. In publisher’s dust jacket, $15.00 retail price on front flap, touch of wear along bottom edge of spine, otherwise a fine example. Signed on the front free endpaper: “With the best wishes of Dean Acheson. September 1969.”

    Dean Acheson (1893-1971) served as Secretary of State for President Harry S. Truman. He was instrumental in defining foreign policy for the United States during the Cold War. Acheson’s memoir, Present at the Creation, won the Pulitzer Prize for history in 1970.

    Additional information

    Location Published

    New York

    Publisher

    W.W. Norton & Company

    Edition

    First Edition, First Printing

    Date Published

    1969

    ISBN

    393-07448-X

    Binding

    Cloth

    Condition

    Near Fine

    Jacket Condition

    Near Fine

    Author

    Acheson | Dean