14 - 15 February 2001
ROSENMAN, Samuel I. Working with Roosevelt. New York: Harper & Brothers, . 8vo. Photographic facsimiles of FDR's holograph speeches. Original blue cloth.
FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, WITH A LENGTHY INSCRIPTION FROM THE AUTHOR TO ELEANOR ROOSEVELT on the front free endpaper: "For my good friend -- Eleanor Roosevelt, whose gracious hospitality made possible many of the recollections recorded in this book and a myriad of others; whose helpful suggestions went into many of the documents discussed in this book, and kept out many paragraphs which should have been omitted; whose whole life has been dedicated to the domestic and international objections set forth herein, and whose tolerant sympathy, understanding and co-operation made my work for the great cause and the great man easier and more pleasant. With many thanks and warmest regards, Samuel Rosenman 5/7/52." Rosenman worked very closely with FDR, crafting many of his most famous speeches with him. AN IMPORTANT ASSOCIATION COPY.
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