14 - 15 February 2001
ROOSEVELT, Eleanor. This is My Story. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1937. 8vo. Photographic illustrations. Specially bound in blue morocco, covers with triple-fillet border, "Eleanor Roosevelt" gilt-lettered on cover, spine gilt-lettered and -ruled, turn-ins gilt, t.e.g.; blue watered-silk linings.
Tenth edition, IN A PRESENTATION BINDING, DECORATIVELY INSCRIBED TO ELEANOR ROOSEVELT BY MARIE BERGER on the front flyleaf: "To Mrs. Roosevelt from Marie Berger '..... I count Life just a stuff to try the Soul's strength on .....' Chicago Illinois MCMXXXVIII."
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Please note that the illustration on pg.29 of the catalogue is of lot 7.
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The Belgian collector, antiques dealer and designer outlines what the art and objects in his library mean to him