14 - 15 February 2001
[ROOSEVELT, Franklin and Eleanor]. BARKER, K.F. Just Dogs. Sketches in Pen & Pencil. London: Country Life Ltd, . 4to. Plates reproducing sketches of dogs by Barker. Original cloth-backed boards (some light soiling).
A CHRISTMAS GIFT FROM THE PRESIDENT TO THE FIRST LADY THEIR FIRST YEAR IN THE WHITE HOUSE
FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT TO HIS WIFE on the front free endpaper: "For Eleanor with loads of love from FDR Christmas 1933" and with an FDR Christmas keepsake bookmark laid-in. Roosevelt was elected President for the first time in 1932 and was inaugurated in March 1933, the year of Just Dogs's publication.
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