First Edition of The Johnson Years; Inscribed by LBJ to Ambassador Arthur Goldberg
The Johnson Years.
Item Number: 38093
First edition. Quarto, original wrappers as issued. Inscribed by the author on a bookplate “To Arthur and Dorothy Lyndon B. Johnson.” The recipients were Ambassador Arthur Goldberg and his wife Dorothy. Goldberg was an American statesman and jurist who served as the U.S. Secretary of Labor, Supreme Court Justice and Ambassador to the United Nations. With a letter laid in from Johnson’s executive assistant to the Goldberg’s. In very good condition.
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Color photograph of President Lyndon and First Lady Lady Bird Johnson couple in formal attire, signed and inscribed to the deputy director of the FBI, “To Deke de Loach-with our appreciation for your steadfastness and devotion to country-Lady Bird Johnson, Merry Christmas! 1968,” and “and Lyndon B. Johnson.” A presidential seal, green ribbon, calling card, and White House envelope are affixed to the reverse. Framed and in fine condition. The recipient Deke DeLoach worked at the FBI for nearly thirty years and, in 1965, was promoted by Hoover to Deputy Director. During his post, DeLoach was the third most senior official in the FBI after J. Edgar Hoover and Clyde Tolson and was the lead investigator in both the Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr., assassinations. The entire piece measures 11.75 inches by 14.75 inches.
"Books and ideas are the most effective weapons against intolerance and ignorance": First Edition of the Memoirs of Lyndon B. Johnson; Signed by Him and Robert A. Caro
New York : Holt Rinehart and Winston, 1971.
First edition of President Johnson’s autobiography. Octavo, original red cloth, pictorial endpapers. Signed by Lyndon B. Johnson on the half-title page and by his biographer Robert A. Caro on the front free endpaper. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light shelfwear. Rare and desirable signed by both Johnson and Caro.
First Edition of The President Speaks: "A More Beautiful America": Inscribed by LBJ to Florida Senator George Smathers
Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1965.
First edition of this collection of speeches from President Lyndon Johnson. Quarto, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the title page, “To George Smathers from his devoted friend. Lyndon B. Johnson.” The recipient, George Smathers was a United States senator from Florida from 1951-1969, and close friends of John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. Illustrated throughout from photographs by Ansel Adams, plus one by Wynn Bullock. Booklet “Message on Natural Beauty” by Johnson loose in rear endpaper pocket as issued. Near fine in a fine slipcase. A nice association.
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.
"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.
"It is an honor to serve with you in the Senate": First Edition of Dreams From Father; Lengthily Inscribed by Barack Obama
New York: Times Books/ Random House, 1995.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Barack Obama on the half title page, “To Ant- It is an honor to serve with you in the Senate. Thanks for your friendship, counsel and support! Warm Regards, Barack Obama.” The recipient worked with Obama in the Senate. Examples are usually encountered with just a signature, association copies of this magnitude are rare. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1979.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by Freeman Dyson on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket.