Very Good / Very Good. Item #5497
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1959. First Edition. Octavo. 184 pages. Signed by author to economist Herbert J. Cummings on half title with inscription, "From an old friend / to an old friend / remembering many / struggles in the / public service. / For Herbert Cummings / from Adolf Berle / 1961."
Berle was a member of FDR's "Brain Trust," and wrote the highly influential book, The Modern Corporation and Private Property.
Unclipped photographic dust jacket is moderately chipped at corners and spine ends and rubbed throughout. Black boards are stamped in silver at spine. Bottom corners are bumped and some light spotting to spine. Ownership signature of Cummings to front pastedown, and underlining throughout the text in green pen. Review of the book from the Economist is laid in at rear. Binding is sound.