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NEHRU, Jawaharlal
Toward Freedom: The Autobiography of Jawaharlal Nehru (Signed First Edition)
New York: John Day, 1942. Sixth Printing. Octavo. One of Nehru's personal copies, SIGNED by him with a short annotation in Hindi and another language (likely Urdu), and dated Oct. 21, 1949. From the library of artist and activist Dorothy Norman, with her note in pencil: "given to / DN / by / JN / Oct 21/ '49". Beyond her career as a photographer, her long association with Alfred Stieglitz, and her deep patronage of the arts, Dorothy Norman was also an Indiophile, and close friends with Nehru's daughter, Indira Gandhi. The text of this copy has various editorial markings, likely in Norman's hand. Good in brown cloth, lacking jacket. [Attributes: Signed Copy]
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