First Editions of F.D.R. His Personal Letters; Warmly Inscribed by Eleanor Roosevelt in Volume One
F.D.R. His Personal Letters.
Roosevelt, Franklin D.; Eleanor Roosevelt.$1,500.00
Item Number: 68004
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1950.
First editions of the personal letters of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Octavo, original cloth, gilt titles to the spine and front panels, 2 volumes, illustrated. Foreword by Eleanor Roosevelt. Inscribed by Eleanor Roosevelt on the front free endpaper of volume one, “To Mr. Earle Koons with warm regards and good wishes from Eleanor Roosevelt.” Edited by Elliot Roosevelt. Assisted by Joseph P. Lash. In fine condition. The original slipcase shows some of the usual wear.
The personal letter of F.D.R. were hailed as "a remarkable piece of Americana." These two volumes trace the events and people in F.D.R. life that helped shape him to become one of the most important figures in the twentieth century.