Signed copy of How To Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie. Octavo, vii, 312pp. Green hardcover, title in gilt on cover and spine. Stated “47th Edition, January, 1944” on copyright page. Publishers original dust jacket, very good, with $1.96 price on rear flap, wear at edges, chipping to top and bottom edge of spine, bright illustrations. Signed by author on first free end paper with personalized inscription: “My dear Mrs. Willis L Rees, You certainly know how to win friends! Dorothy and I are certainly grateful for all you did to make our wedding day such a happy one. Best of luck to you, Donnie and your lucky husband. Dale Carnegie.” Scarce to find in original dust jacket with such a personal inscription. An excellent copy.
Comments: First published in 1936, How To Win Friends and Influence People has sold over 15 Million copies worldwide. It is one of the best selling books of all time and on Time Magazines “100 Most Influential Books” of all time. Author Dale Carnegie passed away in 1955, but his books and self-help classes remain popular today.