An inscribed copy of The War Within by Bob Woodward to former Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara.
Octavo, xvi, 487pp. Blue hardcover, title on spine in gilt. First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. In publishers near fine dust jacket, retail price on front flap, hint of shelf war, otherwise fine. Inscribed by journalist Bob Woodward: “To Bob + Diane, Many many thanks. Bob Woodward.” An exceptional association copy, especially in light of the history between the Washington Post and Robert McNamara’s Pentagon Papers.
From the personal library of former Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara. Provenance: The Robert McNamara Estate & Diane Byfield McNamara Book Collection (The Potomac Company, October 2019)