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ROOSEVELT, Franklin D.

Addresses, July 19, 1940 to January 20, 1941.

Published: Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1941

Stock code: 94430

Price: £9,500

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First edition, first printing. Number 42 of 75 copies printed privately for Roosevelt, signed by him on the limitation page and with a presentation inscription to the front free endpaper: “For Archie MacLeish With a Happy Christmas from Franklin D. Roosevelt”. In 1939 FDR appointed the poet Archibald MacLeish (1892–1982) the ninth Librarian of Congress.

Octavo (253 x 184 mm). Original japon-backed marbled boards, blue paper label to spine, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Housed in a custom blue quarter morocco slipcase and chemise. With the bookplate of Donald Scott Carmichael and laid-in envelope label addressed to Archibald MacLeish from “The President”. Pale foxing to japon; an excellent copy, internally fine.

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