SCARCE LIMITED EDITION OF REAL PEACE, SIGNED BY RICHARD NIXON
NIXON, Richard. Real Peace: A Strategy for the West. New York: (1983). Octavo, original blue cloth, original dust jacket. $900.
Limited first edition, one of 1000 privately printed copies of Nixon's fifth book, signed by the President in black ink.
Identifying the relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union as key to world peace, former President Richard Nixon's fifth book asserts the need for "a policy of hard-headed détente… based on a strength of arms and strength of will." This copy one of a privately printed limited edition of only 1000 copies "for a select group of government officials and opinion leaders" (publicity material); a trade edition was issued by Little, Brown the following year. With "First Printing September 1983" on copyright page.
Book with a couple tiny stains to edge of text block and cloth fine, dust jacket with light wear mainly to extremities. A near-fine signed copy.