First Edition of Eleanor Roosevelt’s India and the Awakening East; Signed By Her

  • India and the Awakening East.

India and the Awakening East.


Item Number: 4356

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. Signed by Eleanor Roosevelt on the half-title page. Near fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket with some chips to the spine. 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.

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