Signed book: Soldier of Democracy: A Biography of Dwight D. Eisenhower by Kenneth Davis. First edition. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1945. Hardcover bound in green cloth, 6 x 8.5, 566 pages. Signed and inscribed on the half-title page in fountain pen, "Dear Mr. Cary, This is for your collection, with best wishes, sincerely, Dwight D. Eisenhower." Autographic condition: fine. Book condition: VG/None, with mottled rubbing and wear to boards, and a "Library of Lawrence E. Miller" blindstamp to a rear page.
Best known for a series of biographies of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Kenneth Davis served as a war correspondent attached to Ike's headquarters for a period of time during WWII. Published at the war's end in 1945, this was the first biography of Eisenhower ever to be published. From the Collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.
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