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F. D. R. His Personal Letters (2 Volumes); Foreword by Eleanor Roosevelt, Edited by Elliott Roosevelt, Assisted by Joseph P. Lash by  Franklin Delano Roosevelt - Stated First Edition - 1950 - from Montgomery Rare Books & Manuscripts and Biblio.com

F. D. R. His Personal Letters (2 Volumes); Foreword by Eleanor Roosevelt, Edited by Elliott Roosevelt, Assisted by Joseph P. Lash

by Roosevelt, Franklin Delano

Condition: Fine/slipcase in good condition


New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1950. Stated First Edition. Deep blue cloth over boards with titling on the spine and cover in gilt. Fine/slipcase in good condition. 5.5" x 8.25", blue top edge with 16 pp. of B&W photos or facsimiles in each. Vol 1 pp. xvii 3-738, Fine, a couple of light spots on cover, insignificant wear at head and foot of spine. Vol 2 pp. 739-1615 in equally fine condition with an even cleaner cover. Slip case has done its job of protecting these books by sacrificing its condition, good with tape along several of the edges. Both volumes have the personal Ex Libris bookplate of Robert J. Flandrick, who had a long and distinguished career in public law. These letters are an important primary source for historians to value the preparation and development of F.D.R. to deal with the responsibilities and circumstances of his life. While FDR was not particularly close to his children, Elliott had a front row seat in history to witness his father's presidency. "Dear Bill: [William C. Bullitt in Moscow] Your letter of June third proves (a) that your sense of humor is completely intact and (b) that by this token your physical well-being must be vastly improved. What a grand picture that is of that Goering person! If you get a figure like his I will order a special uniform for you and send you to all of the official funerals." (p 488) F.D.R June 21, 1935.
Multi-volume Set

  • Bookseller: Montgomery Rare Books & Manuscripts US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 882
  • Title: F. D. R. His Personal Letters (2 Volumes); Foreword by Eleanor Roosevelt, Edited by Elliott Roosevelt, Assisted by Joseph P. Lash
  • Author: Roosevelt, Franklin Delano
  • Format/binding: Deep blue cloth over boards with titling on the spine and cover in gilt
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: slipcase in good condition
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Stated First Edition
  • Publisher: Duell, Sloan and Pearce
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1950


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