• On Growing Up: Letters to American Boys & Girls.

On Growing Up: Letters to American Boys & Girls.

$375.00

Item Number: 79008

New York: William Morrow & Company, 1962.

First edition of this collection of Hoover’s letter from boys and girls. Octavo, original cloth, pictorial endpapers. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page, “To ____ ______ Merry Christmas Happy New Year and from Herbert Hoover.” Edited by William Nichols. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket design by Rupert Finegold.

The 31st President of the United States presents his correspondence with American children, as well as other selections including “The Uncommon Man.”

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