14 - 15 February 2001
ROOSEVELT, Eleanor. This is My Story. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1937.
8vo. Photographic plates. Specially bound in green hard-grained morocco gilt, covers with quadruple-fillet border, spine in six compartments, with five raised bands, gilt-lettered in one, an ornament panel of floriate corner pieces centering a gilt fleuron, raised bands with greek key roll stamped in gilt, board edges gilt, turn ins gilt, edges gilt, by Parsonnel. Provenance: The Library of Eleanor Roosevelt.
FIRST EDITION. Halter T424.
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