Boston: Little, Brown and Company, [1979 & 1982].
First edition. 1521; 1283 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Inscribed to Robert McNamara. Blue cloth. Foxing to fore-edge, else near fine in near fine dust-jacket, minor split at inner joint on first Volume. Second fine. Item #260503
Kissinger’s massive memoir of his first four years in the Nixon Administration as Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, and Nixon’s closest advisor on foreign policy. This copy is inscribed on the half-title: “To Robert McNamara/ One of the truly noble men that I have met/ with the admiration and affection of his friend/ Henry Kissinger."
Volume Two describes the turbulent years of the second Nixon Administration and is inscribed "To Robert McNamara, a staunch friend and guide through troubled times. With affection and admiration, Henry A. Kissinger."
McNamara was Secretary of Defense from 1961-68 under Kennedy and Johnson.
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