First edition, third printing of The Challenge to Liberty, with a unique inscription by former President Herbert Hoover.
Octavo, 212pp. Maroon cloth, gilt title on spine and cover. First edition, third printing with statement on copyright page. Wear to cloth, points of rubbing to boards, wear to tips. In publisher’s later state dust jacket, very good condition, $1.75 on front flap, toning to spine, bright illustrations, Scribner’s advertisement on back panel of dust jacket. (Tracey, 005) Signed by former President Herbert Hoover on front free endpaper: “The compliments of ex President Herbert Hoover, 1935, To W.T. Fair.” An additional signature on the business card of Lawrence Richey, the long-serving secretary to President Hoover: “Ex President Hoover / 1935.” A truly unique inscription by the former president.