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INSCRIBED TO LORD CARRINGTON

NIXON, Richard. The real war.

London. Sidgwick & Jackson, 1980. First English edition.
8vo. vii, [3], 341pp, [1]. With tipped-in errata. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in black and silver. Without dustwrapper. Spine sunned, else a clean and crisp copy. Armorial bookplate of Lord Carrington to verso of FFEP. Presentation copy, loosely inserted bookplate inscribed: 'Richard Nixon for Lord Carrington'.
The first edition of former President of the United States Richard Nixon's (1913-1944) diatribe on the Cold War conflict, the nature of Soviet politics, and the actions required to avoid escalation of military hostilities.

Peter Carington, 6th Baron Carrington (1919-2018), British Conservative politician who served as Defence Secretary from 1970 to 1974, Foreign Secretary from 1979 to 1982, and Secretary General of NATO from 1984 to 1988.
£ 300.00 Antiquates Ref: 19608