Lot 181 of 541:
The Democratic Book, 1936 - signed by FDR  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$1,440
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Title:
The Democratic Book, 1936 - signed by Franklin D. Roosevelt
Author:
Roosevelt, Franklin D.
Place:
[Philadelphia]
Publisher:
[Democratic National Committee]
Date:
[1936]
Description:

With illustrated title and limitation pages, 19 full-page portraits, dozens of in-text half-tones and illustrations, and a facsimile of the Constitution. (Folio) 36x28 cm (14x11"),  full brown morocco with gilt lettering, top edge gilt. Number 257 of an unknown limitation signed by Franklin Delano Roosevelt. First Edition. 

Signed by Franklin Delano Roosevelt on the limitation page. This volume was sold to Democratic donors at $250 each to pay off the 1936 re-election debt. 

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Condition:
Light wear to leather, rubbing to extremities; some toning to pages, foxing mostly at page margins or on blank leaves; very good.
 
Item number:
272488
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