Acheson | Dean

The Korean War

First Edition | First Printing

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    Signed first edition of The Korean War by Secretary of State Dean Acheson.

    Octavo, vi, 154pp. Gray paperback, title printed on spine. Faint shelf wear. Full number line on copyright page. This copy appears unread. Inscribed on the half-title: “For The Motts, with best wishes. Dean Acheson. August 1971.” A scarce copy of this work, signed just two months before Acheson’s death in October of 1971.

    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, Inc.

    Edition

    First Edition, First Printing

    Date Published

    1971

    Binding

    Paperback

    Condition

    Near Fine

    Author

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