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The Vantage Point; Perspectives of the Presidency 1963 - 1969

The Vantage Point; Perspectives of the Presidency 1963 - 1969

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The Vantage Point; Perspectives of the Presidency 1963 - 1969

by Johnson, Lyndon Baines

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ISBN 13
9780030844928
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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1971. First Edition / Limited Edition. Vellum. Very good. Signed limited edition copy of The Vantage Point by President Lyndon Johnson, with an additional inscription to Gov. Carl E. Sanders of Georgia.. Octavo, x, [2pp], 636pp. Red padded vellum, title stamped on spine, initials and decorative band in gilt on cover. Cracking along hinges of cover, stable binding. Cracking of hinges is common with this limited edition due to the materials used during production. Internally clean. Housed in custom red cloth clamshell, title in gilt on spine. This is a scarce limited edition printing signed by President Johnson for supporters and members of his administration. This is number 53 of 300 signed copies. Additional inscription on dedication page: "For Betty & Carl Sanders - Devoted, dependable & enlightened friends who give their all - All the time - with gratitude & love - Lyndon B. Johnson / LBJ Ranch / 'Xmas '71." Carl E. Sanders (1925-2014) was the democratic governor of Georgia from 1963-1967, the youngest governor in the nation. He was considered a progressive on racial and segregation politics for his time, embracing federal laws, but refusing to denounce segregationists. He was term limited and ran for another term as governor in 1970, losing the democratic primary to Jimmy Carter.

Provenance: Ahlers & Ogletree Auctions, Lot 1401. The Estate of the 74th Governor of Georgia, Carl and Betty Foy Sanders.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
The Vantage Point; Perspectives of the Presidency 1963 - 1969
Author
Johnson, Lyndon Baines
Illustrator
Signed limited edition copy of The Vantage Point by President Lyndon Johnson, with an additional inscription to Gov. Carl E. San
Format/Binding
Vellum
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity Available
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Edition
First Edition / Limited Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0030844924
ISBN 13
9780030844928
Publisher
Holt, Rinehart and Winston
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1971
Keywords
first edition Vantage Point, first edition signed Lyndon B. Johnson, President Johnson, A White House Diary, The Vantage Point Johnson, The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Master of the Senate, The Passage of Power, Lyndon Johnson and His Times, Taking Char

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