14 - 15 February 2001
ROOSEVELT, Franklin D. His Personal Letters. Early Years. Edited by Elliott Roosevelt. Foreward by Eleanor Roosevelt. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, . 8vo. Photographic plates reproducing FDR's autograph letters. Original blue cloth, gilt-lettered on front cover and spine.
FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY ELLIOTT ROOSEVELT TO HIS MOTHER on the front free endpaper: "Dearest Mummy: -- Here are the fruits of our joint labours -- I think they ripened into a very creditable volume. Your ever loving son Elliott Roosevelt." A FINE ASSOCIATION COPY, PRESENTED BY THE VOLUME'S EDITOR TO THE AUTHOR OF ITS FORWARD IN MEMORY OF FATHER AND HUSBAND. Halter T827.
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