EISENHOWER, Dwight D.
Crusade in Europe.
Inscribed copy, signed by the author on the half-title: “For Rita Hagemon with best wishes Dwight D. Eisenhower.” Eisenhower’s account of his war, widely thought to be one of the finest American military biographies, the NY Times considering that it gave “the reader true insight into the most difficult part of a commander’s life.” This is a later printing; the first edition was published the previous year.
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Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in terracotta morocco, titles to spine, pinhead to bands, twin rule to turn-ins, dark green endpapers, gilt edges. 16 plates, numerous maps to the text. A fine copy.