Nixon, Richard. Six Crises. New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1962. Stated first edition. Signed and inscribed on free endpaper. Presented in original dust jacket and boards.
Presented is the stated first edition of Six Crises by Richard Nixon. This book is signed and inscribed "Best wishes to Mrs. Riley Blurton from Richard Nixon" in blue ballpoint ink on the front free endpaper. This book was published in 1962 by Doubleday & Company, Inc.
Six Crises outlines six major political issues during Nixon’s career. Recalling the demands placed upon him, the thinking behind his decisions, and the pressures of political life, Nixon outlines what he saw as the key turning points of his early public life. From the Hiss case to the Checkers speech, to the kitchen debate with Khrushchev and the presidential campaign against Kennedy in 1960, the book is a remarkable and reflective self-portrait of Nixon as congressman, senator, and vice-president.
First published in 1962, the book was helpful in rehabilitating Nixon’s image after the election defeat of 1960.
Good condition overall. Original dust jacket, with light wear to color illustration, chipping at top and bottom spine. Original gray cloth hardboards ,with gilt titles to the spine and front board. Deckle edge. Signed and inscribed "Best wishes to Mrs. Riley Blurton from Richard Nixon" in blue ballpoint ink on front free endpaper. Clean throughout. 460 pp.