"Books and ideas are the most effective weapons against intolerance and ignorance": First Edition of the Memoirs of Lyndon B. Johnson; Warmly inscribed by him to his undersecretary of Transportation John E. Robson

  • The Vantage Point: Perspectives on the Presidency.
  • The Vantage Point: Perspectives on the Presidency.
  • The Vantage Point: Perspectives on the Presidency.

The Vantage Point: Perspectives on the Presidency.

$750.00

Item Number: 89139

New York : Holt Rinehart and Winston, 1971.

First edition of President Johnson’s autobiography. Octavo, original red cloth, pictorial endpapers, illustrated with 72 pages of photographs. Presentation copy, warmly inscribed by Lyndon B. Johnson on an official White House bookplate, “To John E. Robson with warm best wishes Lyndon B. Johnson ‘Xmas ’92.” John E. Robson served as the Undersecretary of Transportation in the Johnson Administration in 1967. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket with light shelfwear. Jacket design by David November. Jacket photograph of Johnson by Y. R. Okamoto. A nice association.

One of the most complex and fascinating men to occupy the Presidency of the United States describes his years in the White House.

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