Inscribed by Chess Grandmaster Larry Evans to United States Ambassador Llewellyn Thompson
Championship Chess and Checkers for All.
Evans, Larry & Tom Wiswell.$350.00
Item Number: 3981
New York: A.S. Barnes and Company, 1953.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by Chess grandmaster Larry Evans, “To Ambassador Thompson Best wishes Larry Evans March, 1956.” Fine in a very good dust jacket with a few closed tears.
Llewellyn Thompson was the United States Ambassador to Austria from 19551957 and to Soviet Union from 1957 to 1962 and again between 1967 and 1969. He held a number of other positions throughout his U.S. foreign service career, including being the pivotal participant in the formulation of Johnson administration nuclear weapon non-proliferation policy.