New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1868. First Edition. Navy blue cloth over boards with titling in gilt and author's name in blue on both the spine and cover. Warmly INSCRIBED "To Francis and Beverly - One of the things that made my candidacy effort worthwhile was getting to know you and your delightful children. Lenore and I will always cherish memories of our joint efforts! /s/ George Romney" on blank verso of half title page. 5.5" x 8.25", pp 5-288. Quality book with light wear on front right corner. DJ has wear edge mostly at top and bottom of spine, cover scuffs and several closed tears.
George Wilcken Romney (Jul 8, 1907 – Jul 26, 1995) was an American businessman and Republican Party politician. He was chairman and president of American Motors Corporation, the 43rd Governor of Michigan, and the Secretary of HUD. He was the father of Governor of Massachusetts, 2012 Republican presidential nominee and United States Senator from Utah Mitt Romney. This book laid the foundation for his early front runner status of the 1968 primary until he fell behind Nixon in polling for the candidacy. His political ideas laid bare. Very good / good. Item #1307
"It is said that 'the name of peace is development.' But it can also be said that the name of development is peace." (p 92).