First Edition. Very Good / Very Good. Item #5466
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1964. First Edition. Quarto. 470 pages. Signed by author on front free endpaper with inscription, "To Marcelle and Bob Drakert, / With the warmest regards / Robert Murphy / New York City / April 1964."
Autographed letter signed from 1962 addressed to Marcelle in which Murphy regrets he will be unable to grab a drink next Tuesday as he is on his way to Florida.
Autographed letter signed and dated July 5, 1974 from Murphy to Marcelle laid in, thanking Marcelle for her kindness in the wake of Murphy's wife Mildred's sudden death.
A four page copy of remarks Murphy made at the Layman's Sunday Service at the Church of the Epiphany on October 7, 1967 are laid in . Murphy's obituary from the Washington Post also laid in.
Unclipped dust jacket has substantial loss at top edge, approximately 2 inches wide by 1 inch long. Rest of jacket is rubbed along edges and toned. Grey boards in light blue cloth are stamped in black and gilt at spine. Gilt is faded and spine is soiled. Boards mildly soiled but binding is sound.