Mar 10, 2020 - Sale 2533

Sale 2533 - Lot 202

Price Realized: $ 406
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
SIGNED BY ROOSEVELT AS A STUDENT AT GROTON (ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D.) Higley, Edwin H. Exercises in Greek Composition. xvii, 170, [4] pages. 8vo, publisher's gilt cloth, worn; hinges split, minor worming, notes by a later owner on rear free endpaper; signed on front free endpaper "Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1899," and also by his Harvard classmate Cecil Thayer Derry. Boston, 1898

Additional Details

The future president flunked Greek during his first year at Groton, but presumably improved his record by the time he owned this textbook. Provenance: Sotheby's Nathaniel E. Stein sale, 25 January 1979.