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Kings Of The Hill; Power and Personality in the House of Representatives. Foreword by Gerald R. Ford

Kings Of The Hill; Power and Personality in the House of Representatives. Foreword by Gerald R. Ford

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Kings Of The Hill; Power and Personality in the House of Representatives. Foreword by Gerald R. Ford

by Cheney, Richard and Cheney, Lynne [Gerald R. Ford]

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9780826402301
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New York: Continuum, 1983. First Edition / Limited Edition. Leather bound. Fine. Signed first edition of Kings of the Hill by Dick and Lynne Cheney, signed by both authors and President Gerald R. Ford on his introduction.. Octavo, xv, 226pp. Blue morocco, title on spine, raised bands. First edition, first printing with no additional publications on copyright page. Marbled endpapers. Previous ownership blind stamp on copyright page. In marbled slipcase, matching blue morocco spine, in fine condition. Possibly a limited edition, but with no limitation page or records from the publisher about a limited edition being produced. More likely a private printing. Signed by Vice President Richard Cheney and his wife Lynne Cheney on the half title, with signature of President Gerald R. Ford on his introduction. This work, Kings of the Hill, is often compared with Profiles in Courage by John Kennedy. It follows the lives of influential House leaders from Henry Clay to Sam Rayburn. At the time of publication, Dick Cheney was serving in the House of Representatives, representing the state of Wyoming. He had previously served as White House Chief of Staff for President Gerald R. Ford. In 1989, he was called upon by newly elected President George H.W. Bush to serve as Secretary of Defense. In 2001, he was asked to serve as Vice President for George W. Bush.

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Title
Kings Of The Hill; Power and Personality in the House of Representatives. Foreword by Gerald R. Ford
Author
Cheney, Richard and Cheney, Lynne [Gerald R. Ford]
Illustrator
Signed first edition of Kings of the Hill by Dick and Lynne Cheney, signed by both authors and President Gerald R. Ford on his i
Format/Binding
Leather bound
Book Condition
Used - Fine
Quantity Available
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Edition
First Edition / Limited Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0826402305
ISBN 13
9780826402301
Publisher
Continuum
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1983
Keywords
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