Mar 10, 2020 - Sale 2533

Sale 2533 - Lot 203

Price Realized: $ 406
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WITH HIS OWNERSHIP SIGNATURE AS PRESIDENT (ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D.) Wilstach, Paul. Hudson River Landings. Maps on endpapers, plates. [10], 15-311 pages. Large 8vo, publisher's gilt cloth, minor wear, backstrip a bit faded; hinges split, with adhesive stains on leaf with signature; signed "Franklin D. Roosevelt" on verso of front free endpaper. Indianapolis, IN, [1933]

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This history of the Hudson River Valley made several mentions of the president, as well as the extended Roosevelt and Delano families. With--5 other books with Roosevelt connections: volume II of the 1786 book Histoire Impartiale des Jesuites, uninscribed but said to be from Roosevelt's personal library A pair of textbooks inscribed by Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr., including an 1895 printing of Corneille's Le Cid signed as a Groton student in 1932, and a 1925 edition of Molière's Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme with undated signature A pair of 1926 Shakespeare editions (Twelfth Night and As You Like It) signed by the president's youngest son John Aspinwall Roosevelt: "John Roosevelt, III Eng."