"With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts": First Edition of Eleanor Roosevelt’s This Is My Story; Signed By Her

  • This Is My Story.

This Is My Story.


Item Number: 21057

New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1937.

First edition of Eleanor Roosevelt’s first autobiography. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Signed by Eleanor Roosevelt on the half-title page. Small bookplate to the front pastedown, near fine in a bright near fine with a few small closed tears. Uncommon in this condition and signed.

This Is My Story begins with Eleanor Roosevelt’s childhood and covers the beginnings of her own and her husband’s life in politics, culminating with the Democratic National Convention of 1924. Contains over 40 photographic images of the Roosevelt family.

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