First edition of The Road From Here, inscribed by Senator Paul Tsongas to Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill.
Octavo, xvi, 280pp. Beige hardcover, maroon cloth spine with title in gilt on spine. Stated “first edition” on copyright page. In publishers dust jacket, $12.95 retail price, light wear along top edge, small chip at bottom edge of front panel, otherwise very good. Inscribed by the author: “To Tip – With great affection for my political father. Paul. Sept 19, 1981.” An exceptionally gracious inscription between two senate colleagues.
Comments: Senator Paul Tsongas represented Massachusetts in the United States Senate from 1979 – 1985. He ran for president in 1992, but lost in the primary to future President Bill Clinton. He authored numerous books including: The Road From Here, Heading Home, A Call to Economic Arms: Forging a New American Mandate and Journey of Purpose.