"A Good public Servant Becomes so at a high cost of personal sacrifice": First Edition of Eleanor Roosevelt’s Classic Work You Learn By Living; Signed By Her

  • You Learn By Living.

You Learn By Living.


Item Number: 52032

New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1960.

First edition of Eleanor Roosevelt’s classic work on how to discover life’s lessons. Octavo, original half cloth. Boldly signed by Eleanor Roosevelt on the front free endpaper. Name on the half-title page, near fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket photograph by Dr. David Gurewitsch. Rare signed, as Roosevelt passed away in 1962.

One of the most beloved figures of the twentieth century, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt remains a role model for a life well lived. At the age of seventy-six, Roosevelt penned this guide to living a fuller life. You Learn by Living is a powerful volume of enduring common sense ideas and heartfelt values. Offering her own philosophy on living, Eleanor takes readers on a path to compassion, confidence, maturity and civic stewardship.

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