Signed book: English Leadership: English Leadings in Modern History, an essay by J. N. Larned, with an introduction by William Howard Taft. First edition. Springfield, MA: C. A. Nichols Company, 1918. Hardcover with dust jacket, 5.25 x 7.5, 400 pages. Signed on the first free end page in ink, "Wm. H. Taft," above his affixed personal bookplate. Autographic condition: fine, with light toning to signed page. Book condition: VG/G, with losses to the dust jacket's spine and dampstaining to jacket. From the collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.
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