Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, . Hardcover. Small 4to. Glossy paper over boards. xii, 284pp. Fine. Item #47448
Pristine and tight first edition of this in-depth study by the noted internal trade economist who specialized in Japanese economics (1916-2006), boldly inscribed and signed by him in black ink on front flyleaf: "To Adlai Stevenson, / With cordial regards, / Leon." Adlai E. Stevenson III (1930-2021) -- son of the governor, great-grandson of the vice president -- served as U.S. Senator from Illinois (1969-81) in later years was closely involved in Asian economics as chairman of the first Sino-U.S. intermediary company. A superb presentation copy.