PUBLIC PAPERS OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES: JOHN F. KENNEDY, IN CUSTOM BINDING GILT-STAMPED "FRANK SINATRA"
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- Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: John F. Kennedy, Containing the Public Messages, Speeches, and Statements of the President, 1961 (–1963). Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1962–1964
3 vols., large 8vo (9 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.). Photographic frontispiece portrait of Kennedy in each vol. Black calf by California Bookbinding (with ticket), front cover gilt-rule frame and supralibros of Frank Sinatra, spines gilt in five compartments, black endpapers; lightest rubbing to extremities.
First editions. Sinatra likely chose the somber binding of these volumes as a memorial to the assassinated President.