Lot 152 of 438:
Profiles in Courage inscribed by John F. Kennedy  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$3,900
Estimate:
$4,000 - $6,000

Title:
Profiles In Courage

Author:
Kennedy, John F.

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Harper & Brothers

Date:
[1956, but 1957]

Description:

(8vo) cloth-backed boards.

Inscribed in blue ink on the front free endpaper, "To George Sanders - with the very best wishes, John Kennedy." George R. Sanders, Jr., was a radio personality in Southern California who began collecting autographs of celebrities he interviewed, eventually devoting the majority of his time and efforts to acquiring and selling autograph material. He and his wife, Helen A. Sanders, produced The Price Guide to Autographs, which went through many updated editions. The book is accompanied by an 8x10" glossy photograph of George Sanders interviewing John F. Kennedy. The book has the bookplate of George Sanders on the front pastedown, along with the small sticker of Vroman's, Pasadena. With code "L-G" on the copyright page, indicating the book was printed in November, 1957, the year following the first edition, first printing. Provenance: Helen A. [Doolittle] and George R. Sanders.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some light soiling to jacket, a bit of rubbing and wear to extremities, small chip to top edge of front panel; light shelf wear to volume; very good in like jacket


 
Item number:
295121
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