Signed first edition of The Politics Of Diplomacy by James A. Baker III.
Octavo, xvi, 687pp. Black hardcover, title in gilt on spine, signature of author in gilt on front cover. First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. In publisher’s near fine dust jacket, retail price on front flap. Signed on the title page by Secretary of State, James A. Baker III.
James A. Baker served as White House Chief of Staff and Treasury Secretary for President Reagan, then Secretary of State for President George H.W. Bush. He reluctantly returned to his post as Chief of Staff shortly before George Bush lost his bid for re-election in 1992.