First Edition of Eleanor Roosevelts India and the Awakening East; Inscribed by Her
India and the Awakening East.
Item Number: 12046
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1953.
First edition of Eleanor Roosevelt’s account of her travels through the Middle East and India. Octavo, original half cloth, cartographic endpapers, illustrated with 32 pages of photographs. Warmly inscribed by Eleanor Roosevelt on the half-title page. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
In India and the Awakening East, Eleanor Roosevelt opens a door on the East. With her keen awareness of people and their problems and with a sense of humor ever near the surface, she has combined a lively account of her personal experiences with an analysis of the social and economic difficulties facing eastern nations. Illustrated with 32 pages of photographs and the endpapers with a map showing the route.