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
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.
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.
"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.
New York: Random House, 2002.
First edition of the biography of the first woman to serve on the United States Supreme Court. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed and dated in the year of publication by Sandra Day O’Connor on the half title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1956.
First edition of the re-issue. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by Portia Washington Pittman to Eleanor Roosevelt on the front free endpaper, To Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt The First Lady of the World- Sincerely- Portia Washington Pittman- Daughter of Booker T. Washington Sept. 1956.” Some tape residue to the front free endpaper and some wear to the cloth in a very good dust jacket.
“Perhaps the greatest charm of tramp-life is the absence of monotony": First Edition of The Road; Inscribed by Jack London
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1907.
First edition, second state of the binding. Octavo, original cloth. Illustrated with 48 full-page plates. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “Dear Margaret: Sincerely yours, Jack London Oct. 15, 1915.” In very good condition, with a tasteful bookplate to the inner gutter and a small discoloration to the spine panel.
New York: Financial Guardian Publishing Company, 1927.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To Robert Rend With all good wishes for the success of his new book sincerely W.D. Gann May 12, 1942.” Some light rubbing, near fine in a very good dust jacket with a chip to the foot of the spine. Books signed or inscribed by W.D. Gann are rare.