Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1979.
A bright first edition/first printing in very Nearly Fine condition, traces of sunning to board edges in alike dust-jacket. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number on front paste down. Scarce in collectible condition.
Herbert Clark Hoover (1874-1964) was born on August 10, 1874 in the Quaker community of West Branch, Iowa. Orphaned at the age of ten, Hoover began an odyssey that would make him a multi-millionaire, international humanitarian, Secretary of Commerce, and the 31st President of the United States.