The scarce signed limited edition of It’s Up To The Women, signed by First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.
Octavo, x, , 263pp. Publisher’s blue cloth, title in gilt on spine. Top edge gilt. Frontispiece portrait with tissue cover. In publishers scarce limited edition dust jacket, expertly repaired, first-class mail sticker on front cover, lacking retail price and “Edition de luxe” statement found on first trade edition front flap. (Edens B6) Lacking the publisher’s cardboard slipcase. Housed in custom clamshell case.
From a limited edition of 250 limited edition copies signed by First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, this being number 132. Additional inscription by Mrs. Roosevelt in green pen: “From Eleanor Roosevelt to Albertine Brewer Fitzsimmons on her 1935 Wedding Anniversary, January 30th, which also is Delano’s 54th birthday.”
Comments: A scarce limited edition copy by itself, but the additional inscription by Eleanor Roosevelt noting her husband’s birthday on January 30th makes this a truly unique copy.