IN THE ARENA, INSCRIBED IN THE YEAR OF PUBLICATION BY PRESIDENT NIXON
NIXON, Richard. In the Arena: A Memoir of Victory, Defeat, and Renewal. New York: Simon and Schuster, (1990). Octavo, original half blue cloth, original dust jacket. $800.
First trade edition of President Nixon's candid reflections on his political career, inscribed by him in the year of publication on the colophon page, "To R— C— With best wishes from Richard Nixon 11-25-90," a fine copy.
In the Arena is a memoir of Nixon's years in office, the Watergate scandal, and his life after, in which he focused both on rehabilitating his public image and speaking out on the most pressing international issues of the late 20th century. With 24 pages of black-and-white photographic illustrations. Published the same year in a signed limited edition.
A fine copy in bright price-clipped dust jacket.