First British Edition of Eleanor Roosevelt’s On My Own; Signed By Her

  • On My Own.
  • On My Own.

On My Own.

Item Number: 79019

London: Hutchinson, 1959.

First British edition of Roosevelt’s final autobiography. Octavo, original cloth, frontispiece of Roosevelt by Yousuf Karsh. Boldly signed by Eleanor Roosevelt underneath the frontispiece, opposite the title page. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Jacket design by Patricia Davey.

"Convinced that ‘when you cease to make a contribution, you die,’ she remained at the center of American and global politics for nearly two more decades She became a fearless international champion of progressive causes and perhaps the most influential American woman of the 20th century" (ANB).