Signed first edition, first printing of Work Hard, Study…And Keep Out Of Politics! by Secretary of State James A. 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 publisher’s near fine dust jacket, faint shelf wear, retail price on front flap. Signed by former Secretary of State James A. Baker on the title page in black ink. A fine copy.
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.