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Kennedy John F.
INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES FROM GEORGE WASHINGTON 1798 TO JOHN F. KENNEDY 1961. WASHINGTON, D. C.: UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, 1961
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 20,000 USD
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Kennedy John F.
INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES FROM GEORGE WASHINGTON 1798 TO JOHN F. KENNEDY 1961. WASHINGTON, D. C.: UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, 1961
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 20,000 USD
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Kennedy John F.
INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES FROM GEORGE WASHINGTON 1798 TO JOHN F. KENNEDY 1961. WASHINGTON, D. C.: UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, 1961
8vo (9 x 5 3/4 in.; 229 x 146 mm), Presidential seal reproduced on title, portrait vignettes throughout. BINDING: Full red calf, spine lettered in gilt, upper cover with double gilt fillet border, presidential seal in gilt, recipient initials in gilt in lower right corner, edges gilt, red marbled endpapers.

[with:] Kennedy, Jacqueline. Autograph letters signed ("Jackie"), 1 page on blue White House notepaper (7 3/4 x 5 1/8 in.; 197 x 130 mm), n.p., 26 August 1963, to Muriel (Mrs. Hubert) Humphrey; with autograph envelope.

Spine and upper cover faded and dampstained, some minor wear at extremities. Letter framed and glazed.
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Catalogue Note

INSCRIBED BY JACQUELINE KENNEDY TO THEN-SENATOR HUBERT HUMPHREY on the front flyleaf, "For Hubert Humphrey — The President was going to give you this for Christmas — Please accept it from me — With the deepest appreciation. Jacqueline Kennedy, December 1963."

ONE OF 85 SPECIAL COPIES BOUND FOR PRESENTATION FOR CHRISTMAS 1965

The autograph letter to Mrs. Humphrey reads, "Your letter was so very kind — Whenever I write a letter like that I always feel it is so inadequate — but yours was not — and I just wanted to tell you how much it meant to Jack and me — and to thank you for everything."

Fine Printed and Manuscript Americana, Including Cartography

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