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Kennedy Family
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Kennedy Family
Estimate
2,5003,500
LOT SOLD. 3,125 USD
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The White House Years of Robert S. McNamara

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New York

Kennedy Family
A group of 36 books by or about the Kennedys, many with inscriptions by various members of the family. Condition generally good.

Ellen Alderman and Caroline Kennedy. The Right to Privacy. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. Blue boards, grey cloth spine, lettered in silver. Printed lilac dust–jacket; jacket  stained. First edition, front free endpaper inscribed by Caroline: " For Mr. McNamara | with love | Caroline." — Benjamin Bradlee. That Special Grace. Philadelphia & New York: J.B. Lippincott, 1963. Stone boards, lettered gilt on cover and spine. Pictorial dust–jacket;  front panel dampstained, minor tears to bottom margin. First edition, inscribed by Bradlee on the front free endpaper: "For Bob McNamara | With great respect | and affection, and still | sadness."  —  Joint Committee on Printing. Memorial Services in the Congress of the United States and Tributes in Eulogy of Robert Francis Kennedy, Late a Senator from the State of New York. Washington:  United States Government Printing Office, 1968. Black boards, cover and spine lettered gilt. Front free endpaper inscribed by Ethel Kennedy: "For Bob — | For whom Bobby felt such | deep affection and infinite admiration | and who needs no book to remember. | With so much love | from | Ethel | June 1971." — Edward Kennedy. A People of Compassion: The Concerns of Edward Kennedy. New York: Regina Press, 1972. Cream pictorial wrappers; discoloration to extremities. Half-title inscribed: "To Margie & Bob | who continue to devote their | time and energy in helping people | all over the world toward a better | life. | With affection and friendship | Ted Kennedy | 1972." —  John F. Kennedy. Profiles in Courage. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1955. Blue boards, black cloth spine lettered gilt.  Printed dust–jacket; jacket cover soiled and discolored, tears and losses to extremities. Front endpaper signed by McNamara. Robert F. Kennedy. Thirteen Days: A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1969. Blue cloth, cover blindstamped with author’s initials, spine lettered gilt. Pictorial dust–jacket with white lettering on blue. Some rubbing and tears to jacket spine. First edition, limited edition to 300 copies for RFK's family and friends. — Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy. Times to Remember. New York: Doubleday, 1974. Wine cloth, title blindstamped on front cover, spine lettered gilt. Dust–jacket with photographic portrait of Rose Kennedy; age discoloration and soiling, a few marginal tears.  First edition, half-title inscribed: "To dearest Margie and Bob | With affectionate best wishes | Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy." —  Patricia Kennedy Lawford. That Shining Hour. U.S.A.: Halliday Lithograph Corporations, 1969. Navy cloth, title and emblem  gilt-stamped on front  cover and spine lettered gilt, teal endpapers. Front free endpaper inscribed: "June 1969 | For Bob | Whose loyalty, judgement | and friendship helped | make Bobby's too short | life a happy one. | Gratefully and with | Much love.n | Pat." — Pierre Salinger, Edwin Guthman, Frank Mankiewicz, and John Seigenthaler, Editors. An Honorable Profession, A Tribute to Robert F. Kennedy. New York: Doubleday, 1968. Black calf, spine lettered gilt, charcoal endpapers; scaling with minor losses to spine.  Black calf slipcase; extremities rubbed. Limited edition, no. 105/1000 signed by Ted Kennedy and inscribed by Ethel: "For Bob -- | With whom Bobby was | proud to share an honorable | profession ... | With so much love | Christmas 1968." — Theodore C. Sorensen. Kennedy. New York: Harper & Row, 1965. Navy cloth, printed  spine label, slate blue endleaves, top edge gilt, protective mylar jacket.  Blue holland slipcase; sunned. Limited edition, copy 1314/1963 signed by the author. — Harris Wofford. Of Kennedys & Kings. New York & Toronto: McGraw-Hill, 1980. Bright blue cloth, author’s initials blindstamped on upper cover, spine lettered gilt. Black pictorial dust–jacket, with blue, red, and white lettering. Front free endpaper inscribed: "For Robert McNamara | Who is making sense of the eighties—- and was a | key part of the earlier story | Warm regards, Harris Wofford | September 1980." — and 25 others.
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The White House Years of Robert S. McNamara

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New York