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

  • India and the Awakening East.

India and the Awakening East.

$2,000.00

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, illustrated with 32 pages of photographs. 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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