Westport, CT: Praeger, . Hardcover. Foreword by Warren B. Rudman. Small 4to. Black cloth with gilt spine lettering, dust jacket. xiv, 189pp. Fine/fine. Item #45638
Superb, tight first edition, inscribed and signed large and bold by the author in blue fineline on front flyleaf: "To Bob Malott / With admiration and / lasting friendship / Dave Abshire." Abshire (1926-2014) was a high-level government official, special counselor to President Reagan and U.S. Ambassador to NATO (1983-87), while Robert Malott (1926-2018) was a noted Chicago business leader, CEO of FMC Corporation, Republican politico and philanthropist.