"To me, PT 109 has always been one of the great war stories of all time­" (Senator Edward M. Kennedy): First Edition of PT 109: John F. Kennedy in World War II; Inscribed by Bob Donovan

  • PT 109: John F. Kennedy in World War II.
  • PT 109: John F. Kennedy in World War II.
  • PT 109: John F. Kennedy in World War II.

PT 109: John F. Kennedy in World War II.

$475.00

Item Number: 96989

New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1961.

First edition of this classic work regarding Kennedy in World War II. Octavo, original cloth, pictorial endpapers. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page, “To Jim An old friend, with thanks for much help and encouragement. From the twelfth survivor of (PT 109), Bob November 8, 1961.” Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Jacket design by Rupert Finegold. Introductory letter by President Kennedy.

"In PT 109 we see a man assailed by hunger, heat, cold, discouragement, and danger rising, without dramatics or posturing, to greatness" (New York Times Book Review).

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