Lot 108
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JOHN F. KENNEDY, PROFILES IN COURAGE, INSCRIBED TO FRANK SINATRA

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  • Profiles in Courage. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1955 (but a later edition, ca. 1959)
8vo. Photographic illustrations. Publisher's cloth, black spine gilt over blue covers. Original dust-jacket; spine a bit faded, one small gouge with loss to spine and some other very minor marginal tears or chips.

Catalogue Note

Presentation copy, inscribed and signed by then-Senator Kennedy to Frank Sinatra on the front free endpaper: "For Frank—with warm regards and esteem from his friend John Kennedy." This book would have been given to Sinatra about the time Kennedy became the frontrunner for the 1960 Democratic presidential nomination.
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