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AN AMERICAN EPIC. Four Volume Set, with the first 3 volumes SIGNED
Chicago Henry Regnery Company 1959-60-61-64 All First Printings. Volume I: INTRODUCTION & THE RELIEF OF BELGIUM AND NORTHERN FRANCE 1914-1930 (INSCRIBED and SIGNED). Volume II: FAMINE IN THE FORTY-FIVE NATIONS & ORGANIZATION BEHIND THE FRONT 1914-1923 (INSCRIBED and SIGNED). Volume III: FAMINE IN FORTY-FIVE NATIONS & THE BATTLE ON THE FRONT LINES 1914-1923 (INSCRIBED and SIGNED). Volume IV: INTRODUCTION, THE GUNS CEASE KILLING AND THE SAVING OF LIFE FROM FAMINE BEGINS 1939-1963 (Hoover's business card in the book, no signature. Hoover died in 1964, the year this volume was published and likely no signed copies exist.). Each of the first three volumes is INSCRIBED by Hoover "to my good friend Irene Kuhn." Also includes an unsigned note in an unknown hand to which a news story is attached regarding the death of Hoover's assistant Thomas Gregory in a car crash in 1933 and a broadside of Hoover's speech at the dedication of the Herbert Hoover Memorial Library on 1962 on his 88th birthday. Offsetting from paperclip slightly affecting one inscription. Close to Fine in Very Good dustwrappers and quite uncommon to find signed as a complete set An account of President Herbert Hoover's relief and rehabilitation work during and just after the first World War 1914 - 1930, and his role again during and after the Second World War 1939 -1960.
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