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No Mean City ; An Inquiry Into Civic Greatness ( Presentation Copy )

No Mean City ; An Inquiry Into Civic Greatness ( Presentation Copy )

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No Mean City ; An Inquiry Into Civic Greatness ( Presentation Copy )

by McKeldin, Theodore R

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Baltimore, Maryland: By the Author in Cooperation with the Maryland Historical Society, 1965. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on title page - " May 5, 1968 Presented to George Taliaferro With great admiration to a great American whose as a outstanding American professional football player was "Don't flinch- Don't (?) But hit the line hard." Theo.. R. McKeldin". Theodore McKeldin was Mayor of Baltimore twice from 1943-47 and 1963-67, and was the 53rd Governor of Maryland in the United States from 1951 to 1959. He was the last Republican to be elected as Mayor of Baltimore, a staunch advocate for civil rights for African Americans and was awarded the Sidney Hollander Award. George Taliaferro was a 3 time All-American running back at Indiana University and the first African American to be drafted into the NFL, 2 years before Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in professional baseball. A wonderful Presentation and Association Copy, Fine in a Near fine dust jacket, light wear at the edges and a stray red ink mark at spine. . SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY CONTRIBUTOR. Second Printing. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Presentation Copy.

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Dale Steffey Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
No Mean City ; An Inquiry Into Civic Greatness ( Presentation Copy )
Author
McKeldin, Theodore R
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Second Printing
Publisher
By the Author in Cooperation with the Maryland Historical Society
Place of Publication
Baltimore, Maryland
Date Published
1965
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9&f
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U.S. History; Sociology; Political Science; Sports;

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