“What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight- it's the size of the fight in the dog": Dwight D. Eisenhower's Crusade in Europe; Inscribed by Him With Noted Provenance
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1948.
First edition, early printing of General Eisenhower’s wartime memoirs. Octavo, original cloth, illustrations and maps, including four double-page color maps of the European theatre and battlefields. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page, “For T. Roger Duncan best wishes from Dwight D. Eisenhower.” With a letter dated October 30, 1962 from Lillian H. Brown, Secretary, On “Office Of Dwight D. Eisenhower” letterhead, returning the book with Eisenhower’s inscription, and also returning a check sent by the recipient to cover the cost. Also with another letter to the recipient, expressing regret that Eisenhower could not write a particular article as requested, on similar letterhead, signed by Robert L. Schulz, Executive Assistant. Also with a copy of a letter from Eisenhower to Wally Karabioan, President of the student body at the University of Southern California dated January 28, 1960. All three letters with their envelopes. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. An exceptional example with noted provenance.
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