New York: The MacMillan Company, 1953. Eighth Printing. Navy blue cloth over boards with titling in gilt on spine. INSCRIBED "To Dr. Herbert Moffett / With the Good Wishes of Herbert Hoover". 9.25" x 6", pp. xv, 2-503 with fronitispiece and four full page B&W photographs. Quality text block, clean, and. Cover has bump at top left, otherwise fine. DJ has two 1" chips and wear and small chips along the edges. Orphan copy of Hoover's three volume set, great entry level book for Presidential signature collector or trying to complete the 3 volume set.
Herbert Clark Hoover (1874 – 1964) was an American engineer, businessman, and politician who served as the 31st president of the United States from 1929 to 1933. A member of the Republican Party, he held office during the onset of the Great Depression. Prior to serving as president, Hoover led the Commission for Relief in Belgium, served as the director of the U.S. Food Administration, and served as the 3rd U.S. Secretary of Commerce. Very good / Good -. Item #1732
"The system of child-feeding which we developed was destined to be spread over most of Europe after the War." (p 177).