Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1965. Dark blue cloth with titling in gilt on spine and cover with blocking in tan and red. ASSOCIATION COPY INSCRIBED "For Dave Leroy / Arthur M. Schlesinger" in black ink on ffep beneath Leroy's business card and ownership signature. 5.5" x 8.25", pp xiv, 2-1087. Very nice book marred by the cracking of spine at the title page. Light wear at top and bottom of spine, light spot on rear cover.
Schlesinger had intimate, first person access to the court of Camelot, the result was this book upon the death of the president. Dave Leroy was the Attorney General and Lt. Governor of Idaho during the 1980's. Very good minus / not present. Item #1185
"In seeking to build the world community of the idea not of uniformity, but for diversity, the President expressed his own sense of the grand dynamic of modern history; and, in summoning history as his witness, he struck hard at the heart of the Marxist case. (p 618).