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The President Speaks: "A More Beautiful America" Excerpts from Speeches

by Johnson, Lyndon B.; Adams, Ansel

Condition: Very Good ++


New York: American Conservation Association. 1965. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good ++. No Dust Jacket, As Issued. 47 pp, . Edited by Nancy Newhall. All photographic illustrations by Ansel Adams, except Erosion by Wynn Bullock, and the series of aerial views of Los Angeles by William Garnett. A pamphlet in pristine condition, "The Message on Natural Beauty by President Lyndon Baines Johnson" dated 8 February 1965 [Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1965]: 22 p. in pocket on inside back cover. First Edition, 1965. Scarce Title. In Near Pristine Slipcase. Inked note in the hand of the well-known scholar, George Kish: "A gift from President Johnson at the White House, Sept. 29, 1965" on recto ffep. 1/2" close tear to fore-edge ffep with lightly foxed half-title and blank recto of p. 47, else, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Green cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine, and green cloth slipcase with laid-in photographic illustration.

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