Scribner, 1934, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First
HOOVER, HERBERT. The Challenge to Liberty, New York: Scribner's, 1934. Octavo, first edition, pp. 212, red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and upper panel, former owner's name on free front endpaper. Coming amid the worst economic times Americans ever faced, this was a thinly veiled justification for a presidency that history has judged harshly. Subsequently Hoover stuck to writing about fishing and other safe topics. Condition of this book: Boards lightly worn with minor rubbing at edges; jacket sunned at spine, with a few chips and minor staining. Leaves clean and tight, darkened at top edge with a few marks. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Politics & Government; United States; 1930s; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53320.