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.
Other Books by this Author
"Books and ideas are the most effective weapons against intolerance and ignorance": First Edition of the Memoirs of Lyndon B. Johnson; Signed by Him
New York : Holt Rinehart and Winston, 1971.
First edition. Octavo, original red cloth. Signed by Lyndon B. Johnson on the half title page. Also, laid in is a holiday greeting card from President and Mrs. Johnson. While most copies appear to be signed by autopen on bookplates, this copy is signed by the hand of President Lyndon B. Johnson in the book itself. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light shelfwear. A very nice example.
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First Edition of The President Speaks: "A More Beautiful America": Inscribed by LBJ to Florida Senator George Smathers
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