Signed first edition, first printing of Work Hard, Study…And Keep Out Of Politics by Secretary of State James Baker, III.
Octavo, xvii, 460pp. Maroon hardcover, title in gilt on spine, author’s initials on front cover. First edition with full number line on copyright page. In publishers fine dust jacket, retail price on front flap. Signed by former Secretary of State James Baker on the title page in black ink. A fine copy.
Comments: James A. Baker served as chief of staff for President Reagan, treasury secretary, 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 reelection in 1992.