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(ROOSEVELT, Franklin D.)
Georgia Warm Springs Foundation
Warm Springs, GA, & New York: Georgia Warm Springs Foundation & The National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, 1940 & 1941. Warm Springs, GA, & New York: Georgia Warm Springs Foundation & The National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis,, 1940 & 1941. 4 volumes, octavo. 2 copies of the GWSF annual report: 1 in original green cloth with green endpapers, 1 in original blue boards with blue endpapers, both with titles gilt and illustration mounted to front board as issued. 2 copies of The Story of the NFIP, both in original blue boards, titles to front board in white, blue endpapers, printed on burnished coarse-woven paper. Housed together in a custom blue solander box and chemise. GWSF annual report: photographic portrait frontispiece of Franklin D. Roosevelt, several similar illustrations to the text. Fine condition. First editions, first printings of two separate titles, each present in two copies. The copy of the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation (GWSF) annual report in blue boards has Roosevelt's presentation inscription to the front blank: "To Basil O'Connor—the motor-power that turned the wheels from Franklin D. Roosevelt 6/30/41 Hyde Park". Below, O'Connor has written: "This is #2 of 6 copies only in this binding. FDR has #1—Keith Morgan has #3. BoC". The copy in green boards bears the ownership inscription to the front blank: "Basil O'Connor's Copy. #12 of 15 copies in this binding". In August 1921, while the Roosevelts were vacationing in Canada, Roosevelt contracted a paralytic illness diagnosed as polio. (Roosevelt was then aged 39, and it is now thought he fel … [Click Below for Full Description]
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