SIGNED BY MARGARET THATCHER
THATCHER, Margaret. The Path to Power. (London): HarperCollins, (1995). Octavo, original black paper boards, original dust jacket.
First trade edition, signed by Thatcher in blue ink on the title page, with a note from one of Thatcher's secretaries laid in.
This autobiographical account, published following 1993's The Downing Street Years, relates the story of Lady Thatcher's early life and the beginnings of her political career. Illustrated with 38 pages of photographs. Also issued in a signed limited edition of 500 copies. Laid is a handwritten note on Thatcher's House of Lords letterhead, reading: "Harry Greenway MP, As requested, Lady Thatcher was happy to sign a copy of her book for your auction, and I enclose it herewith. Yours sincerely, Amanda Granger. 12-2-96." Thatcher was elevated to the peerage in 1992; Greenway was a Conservative Member of Parliament from 1979 to 1997.
A fine signed copy with excellent provenance.