Autographed copy of My Life by Bill Clinton

The politicians who shape our world nearly always write books. They are usually published as their careers are winding down as reflections on a career or to leave a lasting legacy, although Barack Obama wrote Dreams From My Father before he became a member of the Illinois Senate in 1996. Autobiographies and memoirs are commonplace, and there is a surprisingly high number of signed copies on the rare book market.

It is possible to find books signed by American presidents and British prime ministers, and many other statesmen and women including South Africa’s Nelson Mandela, Poland’s Lech Walesa and Russia’s Mikhail Gorbachev. We also have books signed by a leader in exile, a couple of foreign policy experts and a former secretary general of the United Nations. Whether you're looking for inspiration or just a fascinating read about an unusual life, these books fit the bill, and the signatures make them invaluable.

Some of these signed books are becoming exceptionally scarce, so the price tag is naturally high, while others are still plentiful, and as a result, surprisingly affordable.

Books Signed by World Leaders

God Has a Dream by Desmond Tutu
God Has a Dream
Desmond Tutu
Living History by Hillary Clinton
Living History
Hillary Clinton
Thoughts and Adventures by Winston Churchill
Thoughts and Adventures
Winston Churchill
The Downing Street Years by Margaret Thatcher
The Downing Street Years
Margaret Thatcher
Egypt's Road To Jerusalem A Diplomat's Story of the Struggle for Peace in the Middle East by Boutros Boutros-Ghali
Egypt's Road to Jerusalem
Boutros Boutros-Ghali
Memoirs by Brian Mulroney
Brian Mulroney
Decision Points by George W Bush
Decision Points
George W. Bush
Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela
Long Walk to Freedom
Nelson Mandela
An American Life by Ronald Reagan
An American Life
Ronald Reagan
White House Years by Henry Kissinger
White House Years
Henry Kissinger
Memoirs by Mikhail Gorbachev
Mikhail Gorbachev
Courage by Gordon Brown
Gordon Brown
Memoirs by Pierre Trudeau
Pierre Trudeau
The Vantage Point by Lyndon B Johnson
The Vantage Point
Lyndon B. Johnson
A Time to Heal by Gerald Ford
A Time to Heal
Gerald Ford
The Autobiography by John Major
The Autobiography
John Major
Talking Peace by Jimmy Carter
Talking Peace
Jimmy Carter
Warrior Race by Imran Khan
Warrior Race
Imran Khan
A Way of Hope by Lech Walesa
A Way of Hope
Lech Walesa

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