First edition of Hannibal’s Footsteps by Bernard Levin, inscribed to actress Lauren Bacall. Octavo, xii, 174pp. Black cloth, gilt title on spine. Illustrated end papers, with maps and woodcuts. Color plates. Dust jacket near fine. Inscribed by author to Mrs. Lauren Bacall: “For Betty, with much love, from Bernard.”
Comments: Mrs. Lauren Bacall was an Academy Award Nominated Actress, staring along side notable actors such as Humphrey Bogart, Marilyn Monroe and Betty Grable. She was also known as a democratic political supporter, with close ties to the Kennedy family and President Harry Truman. She passed away in 2014 in New York City. Provenance: from The Lauren Bacall Collection at Bonhams, May 2015.