First edition of The New War, signed by Senator John Kerry.
Octavo, 210pp. Red boards, gray spine, title in silver on spine. First edition, first printing, with full number line on copyright page. Unread copy. In publishers first edition dust jacket, fine condition, with $23.00 on front flap, bright illustrations. Signed by Senator John Kerry on title page, with inscription: “To Jeffrey – With best wishes – John Kerry.”
John Kerry served as senator from the State of Massachusetts from 1985 until 2013, when he was asked to join the Obama administration as the 68th Secretary of State. In 2004, he ran against President George W. Bush for President of the United States. He fought during the Vietnam War, where he received the Silver Star, Bronze Star and the Purple Heart. After the war, he become an outspoken critic of the war, launching his political career in the process.