HERBERT HOOVER'S MEMOIRS, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY HIM
HOOVER, Herbert. The Memoirs of Herbert Hoover. New York: Macmillan, 1952. Three volumes. Octavo, original blue cloth. $1500.
First edition, inscribed in volume I, "Herbert Hoover to Maxwell F. Brasch."
Hoover's three-volume Memoirs covers the president's life from his birth in 1877 up until 1941, including his student life at Stanford, career as an engineer, work during World War I, his presidency, the Great Depression, and Hoover's assessment of his policies, including a pointed attack on Roosevelt. Without original dust jackets. Gift inscription in the third volume.
Inner hinges expertly reinforced. Original cloth lightly rubbed. A very good copy.