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Hoover, Herbert
An American Epic
Henry Regnery Company, 1964. Four volume set of Herbert Hoover's An American Epic, all first editions in dust jacket, with Volume I signed by the author. First Edition. Cloth. Octavo, [four volumes], xxiii, 477pp; xiii, 489pp; xxv, 592pp; xv, 322pp. Blue cloth, title in silver gilt on spine, signature of author on front cover. All first editions, with no additional printings on copyright page. Some wear to cloth of Volume I, all others in fine condition. Clean text in every volume. In publishers near fine dust jackets, all with retail price except Volume II which is price clipped, some light wear along edges, scuff marks to blue print. Housed in custom black slipcase. (Burns, 0199) (Tracey, 012) Volume I is inscribed by President Herbert Hoover: "To Robert P. Skerners, With the affection of Herbert Hoover." Near fine / near fine. A narrative of the fight against global hunger in the early 20th Century, presented in a narrative fashion. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: The First Edition Rare Books (firsteditionrarebooks) [Cincinnati, Ohio, United States]
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