Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Auction Date:2019 Jun 12 @ 18:00 (UTC-5 : EST/CDT)
Location:15th Floor WeWork, Boston, Massachusetts, 02108, United States
ALS - Autograph Letter Signed
ANS - Autograph Note Signed
AQS - Autograph Quotation Signed
AMQS - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed
DS - Document Signed
FDC - First Day Cover
Inscribed - “Personalized”
ISP - Inscribed Signed Photograph
LS - Letter Signed
SP - Signed Photograph
TLS - Typed Letter Signed
Desirable signed book: The Comic History of Rome. Later edition. London: Bradbury, Agnew & Co., circa 1860. Hardcover with custom leather-bound slipcase, 6 x 8.75, 308 pages, with 10 full-page comic plates by John Leech. Signed on an opening page in black ink by Franklin D. Roosevelt, "Franklin & Eleanor Roosevelt, 1905, from Elliott Roosevelt's Library," noting it as being from the library of Eleanor Roosevelt's father, Elliott Roosevelt (1860–1894); and signed again below by FDR, during his third term as president, with a gift inscription to their son and a namesake of the original owner, "For Elliott Roosevelt, from Mother & Father, March 1943." Autographic condition: fine, with a couple of small edge chips to signed page. Book condition: VG/None, with a tear to the hand-colored frontispiece, sunning and wear to the paper spine label, and fraying to spine ends. Accompanied by a catalog from James Cummins Bookseller of New York. From the estate of noted FDR collector Donald Carmichael, whose ownership bookplate is affixed to the inside of the slipcase.