Good. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. The story of the relationship between the US President and his closest adviser, "the pilot who guided the ship and assisted the skipper in stormy waters at home and abroad. " First British edition, a good solid copy.
Fair. 375 pages. Index. "When I began my study I looked upon Woodrow Wilson as the villain of the ensuing drama. As I proceeded to delve into the debris of reminiscences and unwritten history, he gradually assumed some aspects of a martyr and a saint. There was a time when there was no one in the world whom I distrusted more than Edward Mandell House. Today he seems to me a genuine philosopher and a gifted statesman. Even if his good intentions, like Wilson's, have helped to pave mankind's way to hell, they gave us a glimpse of the Promised Land where peace abides and a new sanction governs the fate of nations."-from page xiv. It is commonly believed that Colonel House was in fact a Rothschild agent, assigned the task of seeing the Federal Reserve Act brought into law, thus privatizing the issuance of American money (again). If so, this book is of major importance to every American. Gift greetings, dated 1932, upon front free endpaper else unmarked. Hinges and binding intact. Above-average wear and soiling to tan cloth-covered boards. Lengthy but narrow openings in cloth between back strip and back board.
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