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EXCEEDINGLY-RARE  WORLD WAR II DATED PRESENTATION COPY OF MONTY’S: “TEN CHAPTERS 1942 TO 1945”  CONTAINING THE WAR TIME REMEMBRANCES OF SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL’S VISITS WITH HIM

MONTGOMERY, BERNARD LAW, FIRST VISCOUNT OF ALAMEIN.  (1887-1976).  British Soldier. Presentation copy of his “Ten Chapters 1942 to 1945”.  First Edition. Thirty-two pages, oblong 12mo. Dark navy leatherette and gilt embossed cover.  Boldly inscribed on front free endpaper.

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FORMER PRESIDENT AND FUTURE CHIEF JUSTICE WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT BOLDLY INSCRIBES HIS BOOK: ”OUR CHIEF MAGISTRATE AND HIS POWERS” , TO THE THEN SITTING CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT:  —  EDWARD WHITE!  —  AN ABSOLUTELY EXCEPTIONAL ASSOCIATION COPY!

His scarce book: OUR CHIEF MAGISTRATE AND HIS POWERS. Boldly inscribed: For my friend / Edward White / Chief Justice of / the United States / Wm. H. Taft / with affectionate regard / and great respect / New Haven [Connecticut] June 19th 1916. First edition.

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WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT  ~~  HIS BOOK:  THE PRESIDENCY  —  “ITS DUTIES, ITS POWERS, ITS OPPORTUNITIES  AND  ITS LIMITATIONS”   BOLDLY , INSCRIBED BY HIM

TAFT, WILLIAM HOWARD.  (1857-1930).  Twenty-seventh President of the United States (1909-13) and tenth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1921-30);  only person to have held both offices,   His book:  The Presidency  —  “Its Duties, Its Powers, Its Opportunities and Its Limitations, Three Lectures by William Howard Taft”.  

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A SCARCE,  SIGNED COPY OF THEODORE ROOSEVELT’S   ~~   AMERICA AND THE WORLD WAR  PUBLISHED IN 1915, BEFORE THE UNITED STATES ENTERED THE CONFLICT OF WORLD WAR I

ROOSEVELT, THEODORE.  (1858-1919) 26th President of the United States; Vice President; Colonel of the Rough Riders at the Battle of San Juan Hill; recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.   His book:  America and the World War.  Imprinted tan cloth covers.  New York, Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1915.   First edition. 

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HARVEY CUSHING, THE PIONEERING NEUROSURGEON, SIGNS AND INSCRIBES A COPY OF HIS: ”CONSECRATIO MEDICI AND OTHER PAPERS”

CUSHING, HARVEY (1869-1939) American neurosurgeon and pioneer of brain surgery. His book, Consecratio Medici and Other Papers. Boston. Little, Brown, and Company. 1929. Fourth printing. Signed on front free end paper: ”With the sincere regards of Harvey Cushing.” Blue cloth cover with gilt lettering and blind embossed publisher’s device stamped at center of upper board. 276 pages, octavo.

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THE PUBLIC PAPERS OF GROVER CLEVELAND,  TWENTY-SECOND PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES ~~ MARCH 4, 1885, TO MARCH 4, 1889.” ~~  BOLDLY INSCRIBED BY HIM

CLEVELAND, GROVER. (1837-1908) 22nd and 24th President of the United States; elected President of the U.S. in 1884, the first Democrat to hold that office since the Civil War.   ”THE PUBLIC PAPERS OF GROVER CLEVELAND, TWENTY-SECOND PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. MARCH 4, 1885, TO MARCH 4, 1889”. Signed and Inscribed by the President on the first blank end paper to: ”Mrs. Francis P. Kinnicutt / from / Grover Cleveland / May 17, 1890.” Washington: Government Printing Office, 1889. First Edition.

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EXCEEDINGLY–RARE SIGNED THEODORE ROOSEVELT “MINATURE” BOOK

ROOSEVELT, THEODORE (1858-1919) 26th President of the United States; assumed the Presidency on the assassination of William McKinley.  Byron Andrews’ book entitled: Facts About the Candidate. [Theodore Roosevelt].  Chicago: Sam Stone, publishers. 1904.  Boldly Signed on the half title page: “Theodore Roosevelt”, probably as President.  A miniature illustrated campaign biography of TR, designed for the U.S. Presidential Election of 1904.  

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