Limited edition of The Thirty-Eighth President, signed by Gerald R. Ford. Octavo, [unpaginated]. Red cloth, title in gilt on cover with presidential seal. Blue endpapers. Limited edition copy, this being number 44 of 300 copies, signed by former President Gerald R. Ford on half title.
This book recounts the inaugural speech of President Gerald R. Ford, shortly after President Nixon left office to return to California. After being sworn in by Chief Justice Warren Burger, President Ford presided over a solemn ceremony and delivered his inaugural address. This speech is often remembered for the line: “My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over.”