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GIBSON, Harvey Dow.

An Autobiography.

North Conway, New Hampshire, [privately printed by] The Reporter Press, 1951 Stock Code: 117964
£125.00

Presentation copy from Gibson's widow

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First and sole edition, first printing, presentation copy from Gibson's widow Helen Whitney Gibson to Kate Davison, inscribed and dated 2 June 1952. This is the privately printed autobiography of the American businessman, bank president, and Chairman of the American Red Cross during World Wars I and II. It was published by his widow Helen Whitney Gibson one year after his death in 1950; the print run is unknown but is likely to have been very small.

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Description

Octavo. Original black pebbled calf, spine lettered in gilt and ruled in blind, front board ruled in blind with autograph signature stamped in gilt to centre, gilt-flecked marbled endpapers.

Illustrations

Frontispiece with tissue guard, 96 photographic illustrations, 2 folding charts.

Condition

Spine slightly rolled, very minor rubbing to extremities, a near-fine copy.

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