On offer Mikail Gorbachev's (1996)' Memoirs', SIGNED and INSCRIBED first editions and first printing , published by Doubleday in the US. The inscription, translated, reads something like " A present from me as a memento, there is a lot of interest here [signature] ".
It is safe to assume that Gorbachev gave the book as gift to someone he knew. Condition: very good : book is clean with a crease to the spine.
Dust jacket is not price clipped, it has a 5cm tear to the bottom of the fold. A unique item, and one of very few signed US first editions; very special with such a lengthy inscription from one of the defining politicians of the 20th century.Unfortunately, in Russia Mikhail is being blamed for dismantling the Soviet Union which, however, was already doomed when Gorbachev took over. The world should be thankful that the the fall of the Iron Curtain occurred relatively peacefully.
Please check out our wide range of collectable books on offer including more signed books by leading politicians; thank you! The item "Gorbachev, Mikhail (1996)'Memoirs', US first edition, SIGNED and INSCRIBED" is in sale since Saturday, April 15, 2017. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable".The seller is "firstandfine" and is located in Birmingham. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Russian federation, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Chile.