“No person was ever honored for what he recieved. Honor has been the reward for what he gave”: Signed Limited Edition of The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge, In the Rare Original Slipcase
The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge.
Item Number: 25047
New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, 1929.
Signed limited first edition of the 30th President of the United States’ autobiography. One of a 1,000 signed copies. Octavo, original quarter cloth, gilt topstain. In fine condition with the rare original slipcase, which is in very good condition.
Calvin Coolidge was one of the first United States Presidents to write and publish an autobiography. Coolidge's autobiography covers all the notable moments in his life, such as his childhood and youth, Governorship, Presidency, and retirement.
Other Books by this Author
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1919.
Second enlarged edition of this collection of speeches. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To S.D. Green With Regards Calvin Coolidge.” In very good condition.
Photograph of Calvin Coolidge by Harris & Ewing. Inscribed in the lower border, “To Frederick I. Cox, With regards, Calvin Coolidge.” Blindstamped in the lower left by Harris & Ewing. The photograph measures 8 inches by 12 inches. Double matted and framed. The entire piece measures 16.25 inches by 20.25 inches.
“American ideals do not require to be changed so much as they require to be understood and applied": First Edition of Calvin Coolidge's Foundations of the Republic: Speeches and Addresses; Inscribed by Him
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926.
First edition of this collection of speeches from the 30th President of the United States. Octavo, original cloth, gilt titles to the spine, frontispiece. Inscribed by the author, “To S.D. Green With Regards Calvin Coolidge.” In near fine condition. Uncommon signed and inscribed.
“Don‘t expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong": First Edition of Calvin Coolidge's The Price of Freedom: Speeches and Addresses; Inscribed by Him
New York: Charles Scibner's Sons, 1924.
First edition of this collection of speeches from the 30th President of the United States. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To SD Green With Regards Calvin Coolidge.” With a laid in signed letter on White House letterhead from President Coolidge’s secretary to the recipient noting that Coolidge with sign the books sent. In near fine condition with a touch of rubbing.
Photograph of Calvin Coolidge by Harris & Ewing. Inscribed in the lower border, “To Mrs. David H. Blair, With Regards, Calvin Coolidge.” Blindstamped in the lower left by Harris & Ewing. Double matted and framed. The entire piece measures 14.75 inches by 19.5 inches.
First Editions of Lord Skidelsky's Monumental Biography of J.M. Keynes; Each volume inscribed by Him
John Maynard Keynes: Hopes Betrayed 1883-1920; The Economist as Savior 1920-1037; Fighting For Britain 1937-1946.
London: Macmillan, 1983-2000.
First editions of each volume in the author’s acclaimed biography on J.M. Keynes. Octavo, 3 volumes, original cloth, illustrated. Inscribed by the author in each volume. Each are near fine with the dust jackets that show only light wear.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1961.
First edition of the final autobiography of one of the most remarkable Americans of the twentieth century. Octavo, original blue cloth. Signed by Eleanor Roosevelt on the half title page. Some rubbing to the cloth in a very good price-clipped dust jacket with a chip to the front panel. Copies of Eleanor Roosevelt’s Autobiography are rare signed and inscribed, as it was published only one year before her death. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Lengthily inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To Andy and Ernestine I hope you enjoy “My Story” My best always Jack Nicklaus 1997.” Also signed by Jack Nicklaus’ wife, Barbara Nicklaus. Additionally inscribed by Pandel Savic, “Andy and Ernestine I love you ‘all’ Pandel Savic.” Savic was a close friend of Nicklaus, who played an important role in the golf community and served as longtime chairman of the PGA’s Memorial Tournament. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A unique example.
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams": First Edition of Eleanor Roosevelts This I Remember; Inscribed By Her
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1949.
First edition. Octavo, original blue cloth. Illustrated with 41 photographs of the Roosevelt family, including frontispiece of the First Lady. Inscribed by Eleanor Roosevelt on the front free endpaper.” Near fine in a very good with a few small closed tears.