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Item 23 - Franklin D. Roosevelt Catalog 563 (Aug 2019)

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Sold Price: $1,501.25 (includes buyer's premium)


Franklin D. Roosevelt's personally-owned copy of Knights of the Air by Lester J. Maitland. First edition. NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1929. Clothbound hardcover, 6.25 x 9.25, 338 pages. Signed on an opening page in fountain pen, "Given me by Peter Brady, Oct. 1929, Franklin D. Roosevelt." The page is also signed by the book's author, Lester J. Maitland. Housed in an attractive clothbound clamshell case. Autographic condition: fine. book condition: VG/None, with light dampstaining to edges of the textblock, associated light rippling to tops of pages, irregular spots of discoloration to the front joint, and sunning to spine.

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