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ROOSEVELT, Franklin D. His Personal Letters. Early Years. - 1905-1928. -- 1928-1945. Forward by Eleanor Roosevelt. Edited by Elliott Roosevelt. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1947-50.
4 volumes, 8vo. Photographic illustrations. Specially bound in blue morocco, front cover of volume one gilt-lettered with the name of Eleanor Roosevelt, double-fillet gilt border on covers, spines gilt-lettered and -ruled, t.e.g.
FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY THE EDITOR TO HIS MOTHER on the front free endpaper in volume two: "For Mummy: -- With my love and appreciation for so much happiness -- Merry Christmas -- Elliott 1948." ADDITIONALLY INSCRIBED on the half-title in volume three: "Mother, with my love Elliott Christmas, 1950." A FINE COPY IN A PRESENTATION BINDING. (4)
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