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On My Own: The Years Since The White House. by  Eleanor Roosevelt - Signed First Edition - 1958 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 92117)

On My Own: The Years Since The White House.

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On My Own: The Years Since The White House.

by Roosevelt, Eleanor

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New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1958. First edition of Roosevelt's last book of autobiography. Octavo, original blue cloth, illustrated with 16 pages of photographs. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page, "Inscribed for V____ M_____ by Eleanor Roosevelt." Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some rubbing and wear. Jacket design by Ben Feder. "Convinced that ‘when you cease to make a contribution, you die,’ she remained at the center of American and global politics for nearly two more decades She became a fearless international champion of progressive causes and perhaps the most influential American woman of the 20th century" (ANB).

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Bookseller
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
92117
Title
On My Own: The Years Since The White House.
Author
Roosevelt, Eleanor
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper & Brothers Publishers
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1958
Keywords
Eleanor Roosevelt Autograph, Eleanor Roosevelt On My Own Signed First Edition, Eleanor Roosevelt Signed First Edition, On My Own First Edition
Bookseller catalogs
Biography and Autobiography;

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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew and Adrienne Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, as well as other regional fairs.

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jacket
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First Edition
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rubbing
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fine
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inscribed
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octavo
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