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SIGNED by Herbert Hoover and diplomat Hugh Gibson. Original blue cloth, original dust jacket. Stated First edition of President Hoover and co-author Gibson's critically praised analysis of a world in crisis, published in the midst of World War II, inscribed by both Hoover and Gibson in the same ink "To Alvin Markle Jr. / With good wishes of Herbert Hoover and [separately signed] Hugh Gibson." Markle's ownership signature and date (1942) appear at the top of the same page and his bookplate on the front pastedown. Markle was a PA. banker and financier, president of Markle Bank and the financial firm Markle and Brothers. Fine, likely unread copy in a Very Good+ jacket. Jacket is lightly worn, with rubbing at some corners and folds, with a few tiny closed tears. A copy of the New York Times Book Review of June 21, 1942 accompanies the book. A highly presentable copy. Book #C2216. $750. We specialize in rare Ayn Rand, history, and science. We sanitize all books for public safety before mailing.
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- PEN ULTIMATE RARE BOOKS (US)
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- The Problems of Lasting Peace
- HOOVER Herbert, GIBSON Hugh
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- WW II HOLOCAUST GERMANY ALLIES
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