Inscribed by the author, Senator John C. Danforth to fellow Senator James L. Buckley, first edition of Resurrection: The Confirmation of Clarence Thomas.
Octavo, viii, 225pp. Maroon hardcover, black cloth spine, title stamped in gilt on spine. Stated “first trade edition” on copyright page, with number line ending at 2. Clean text block. In the publisher’s dust jacket, retail price on the front flap, light shelf wear, a near fine example. Signed on the half-title: “To Jim Buckley, best wishes. Jack Danforth.”
Senator James L. Buckley (b. 1923) is the brother of conservative icon William F. Buckley, Jr. Buckley served in the United States Senate from 1971-1977, representing the State of New York. He later joined the Reagan Administration in 1981. He served as Counselor of the Department of State and was later appointed to the United States Court of Appeals – District of Columbia Circuit. He is the author of four books including: If Men Were Angels: A View from the Senate (1975), Gleanings from an Unplanned Life (2006), Freedom at Risk: Reflections on Politics, Liberty, and the State (2010) and Saving Congress from Itself: Emancipating the States & Empowering Their People (2014).