Signed first edition of Years of Upheaval, inscribed by Henry Kissinger to journalist David Brinkley. Thick octavo, xvi, 1283pp. Maroon cloth, title in gilt on spine, replica signature on front panel in gilt. Stated “first edition” on copyright page. In publishers dust jacket, near fine condition, price clipped, some light shelf wear, overall bright illustrations and vibrant colors. Inscribed by Secretary Kissinger on half title: “To Susan and David Brinkley. The sort of friends that make life worthwhile. Affectionately, Henry Kissinger.”
Comments: David Brinkley was a lifelong journalist for NBC and ABC news. He was the host of the popular ABC Sunday morning news program called This Week with David Brinkley, where Henry Kissinger was a frequent guest. Kissinger was close friends with David Brinkley and his wife, Susan until he passed away in 2003.