First edition of An American Life, inscribed by President Ronald Reagan.
Octavo, 748pp. Blue cloth spine, red boards, title in gilt on spine. First edition, second printing, with matching number line on copyright page. Book in fine condition, solid text block. In the publisher’s dust jacket produced for the Reagan Library, with no retail price on front flap, library retail sticker on rear panel, a fine example. Laid in photograph of the recipients meeting former President Reagan. Signed by former President Ronald Reagan on the half-title: “To Dick and Shirley Ruben – With Best Wishes. Ronald Reagan.” Dated in pencil “7-12-95.”
This special library edition of An American Life was published specifically for distribution by The Reagan Library, with no retail price on the dust jacket and a retail label on the rear panel. This copy is inscribed to Richard H. Ruben and Shirley Ruben of Simi Valley, CA, both donors to the Reagan Library and lifelong supporters.