Octavo, [4 volumes]. Quarter calf over boards, title on label affixed to spine. Light rubbing to spine, else fine. Frontispiece portrait with tissue cover in all four volumes. Housed in scarce publishers slipcases, with limitation number on label affixed to side panel, both in fair condition with boards separated at seams and reinforced with archival tape. From a limited edition of 750 copies, signed in Volume I by Colonel Edward House and Professor Charles Seymour.
Comments: Colonel Edward M. House was a chief advisor to President Woodrow Wilson, serving as his expert on European politics and later the Paris Peace Conference. He was responsible for drafting the constitution of the League of Nations, the Fourteen Points of the armistice with Germany and helped to draft the Treaty of Versailles. He would later write his memoirs, The Intimate Papers of Colonel House, with the assistance of Yale Professor Charles Seymour.