- Librería: Inlibris (Austria)
- ILAB-LILA Member
- Sugetos: History, Law, Politics
- Peso del envío: 750 g
Large 4to. 51, (1) pp. With several photographic plates, some in colour. Original illustrated white leather binding. First edition. "Quadruple Two, I should explain, is the internal telephone number at the American Embassy Residence, Vienna [...]" (Preface). Inscribed by the author on the title-page to the Austrian industrialist Georg Mautner Markhof (1926-2008), dated 1973. - The American diplomat John Portner Humes (1921-85) served from 1969 to 1975 under President Nixon as US Ambassador to Austria. His Viennese memoirs, of which this forms the first of two volumes, later appeared in a single volume which was also used for instruction by the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. - Very well preserved. OCLC 4550517.