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Byrnes | James F.

All In One Lifetime

First Edition | First Printing



First edition of All In One Lifetime by James F. Byrnes, former Secretary of State, Governor of South Carolina and Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. Inscribed to Alester G. Furman III of Greenville, South Carolina.

Octavo, x, [2], 432pp. Blue cloth, title stamped in silver on spine. Stated “first edition” on copyright page. Light sunning to top edge of cloth, faint offsetting to endpapers, a near fine example. In the publisher’s dust jacket, $5.00 on front flap, light spotting and faint foxing, bright illustrations. This copy is signed by Byrnes on the front free endpaper: “To Alester G. Furman III, with best wishes of his friend. James F. Byrnes.”

James F. Byrnes (1882-1972) is one of the few politicians to serve in all three branches of the American federal government. He served as the 49th U.S. Secretary of State (1945-1947), an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court (1941-1942), the Governor of South Carolina (1951-1955), a U.S. Senator (1931-1941) and a U.S. House Representative (1911-1925).

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Location Published

New York


Harper & Brothers, Publishers


First Edition, First Printing

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Near Fine

Jacket Condition

Near Fine


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