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Lot 162/0322

SOLD Hammer price: €3800, Estimate: €3000-4000

“I have seen War… I hate War”Signed Presentation Copy to William C. BullittRoosevelt (Franklin D.) Address of Franklin D. Roosevelt President of the United States, Chautauqua, N.Y. August 14, 1936, roy 8vo United States Government Printing Office Washington Limited Edition ‘No. 14 of 50 Copies / FDR,’ inscribed in author’s hand, and with presentation inscription, ‘For William C. Bullitt / with the affectionate regards of Franklin D. Roosevelt.’ XVpp., with the bookplate of Wm. C. Bullitt, in original grey boards, paper label on front cover, spine faded, but an extremely fine copy of this rarity.* This is probably Roosevelt’s most famous speech, and here, he inscribed this copy to William C. Bullitt, who served his president faithfully in Russia and Paris. Extremely Rare. (1)* See Biographical Note before Lot 153.

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