Very Good in Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. The diaries begin in 1944 shortly after James Forrestal became Secretary of the Navy, and end with his resignation in March 1949 as America's first Secretary of Defense. Blue boards with eagle blind stamp, red spine with gold-color and blue lettering, xxiv, 581 pp., photos, unclipped jacket. Light shelf wear, brief gift note dated 1951 on front free endpaper, clean text, tight binding. Jacket is worn with a chip on the front panel and at the top of the spine.
Ver y Good in G ood jacket. (xxiv) 581 pages, b/w photos, index; 8vo, blue/red clot. Forrestal was Secretery of the Navy qnd then of Defense during World War II. Very good; dust jacket good, edge wear with light loss, rubbing, brown spotting edges. Serving the antiquarian and used book world since 1980.
Very good. Edited by Walter Millis. Illustrated in b/w, 581pp., thick 8vo, two-toned cloth. New York: The Viking Press, 1951. Small streak on spine and faint waterspots on red top edges, still a very good copy.
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