Signed first edition, first printing of Across That Bridge: Life Lessons and a Vision for Change, by Congressman John Lewis.
Twelvemo, xvii, 180pp. White hardcover, title stamped in gilt on spine. Stated “first edition” with full number line on copyright page. In the publisher’s fine dust jacket, retail price on front flap. Signed on the half-title: “To Bill, In Christ, John Lewis 8-9-13.”
John Lewis (1940-2020) served in the United States House of Representatives from 1987-2020, representing Georgia’s 5th Congressional District. He was a lifelong civil rights activist, helping to organize the March on Washington in 1963, and he led the first of three marches from Selma to Montgomery across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in 1965. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2011.