New York: Harper & Row, (1975). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine / Near fine. Item #18846
8vo. 287pp. Blue cloth spine, gilt title; green paper over boards. Trace of sunning along the top else a near fine copy. The dustwrapper is not price-clipped, has a trace of wear, but is near fine as well. Inscribed by Armand Hammer to Dolores and Bob Hope "with deepest gratitude and warmest regard" and signed by Hammer "Frances and Armand Hammer". Laid in is a letter from Hammer to Hope: thanking writing Judge Jones on Hammer's behalf in connection with his sentencing on political contribution issues. The letter is on Hammer's Occidental Petroleum letterhead, is folded and lightly creased, and signed simply 'Armand". Accompanied by a letter from the Bob and Dolores Hope Charitable Foundation certifying that this copy came from the Hope library.