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A Thousand Days. Signed, Limited Edition, Franklin Leatherbound, with "Notes From the Ediors" Laid-in
The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, PA 1979 - Fine. Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, 1979. Signed, Limited Edition. Signed by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., on the third free end paper. First Edition Thus. Includes the rather scarce 22-page "Notes from the Editors", which accompanied this edition in its original shipment. Octavo, 939 pp., illustrations by Bernard Fuchs, black and white photographic section by Jacques Lowe. Full rich chestnut leather, gilt decorated and imprinted, spine panels rib divided, All Edges Gilt, copper-orange moire endpapers, with matching satin page-marker ribbon. Franklin's as-always lavish binding, in a limited signed edition of Schlesinger's Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning1965 biography of John F. Kennedy during his administration, from 1961 to 1963. The paper is 50-pound '1854' Cream, typeface is 10-point Bodoni, gilt is 22 karat. The Franklin Library, doing what they did best. As New; bright, tight and immaculate. With the author's 'A Special Message to Subscribers from Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.', written in 1979 for this limited edition, and, of course, the separate 'Notes from the Editors', a very desirable example. See scans. LFR4 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
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