Signed first edition of Living Faith by President Jimmy Carter, inscribed to philanthropist, Dominique de Menil.
Octavo, 256pp. Green hardcover, title in gilt on spine, author’s replica signature on cover. Gray endpapers. Stated “First Edition” on copyright page with full number line beginning with “2.” Library stamp on title page. Publisher’s dust jacket, near fine, retail price on front flap. Inscribed by the author: “With love to Dominique de Menil – Jimmy Carter 1/97.”
After a lifetime of philanthropic giving, Dominique de Menil was looking to expand her involvement with civil rights and humanitarian causes. In 1986, she partnered with President Jimmy Carter to create the Carter-Menil Human Rights Foundation, awarding grants to individuals and organizations around the world for their commitment to human rights. Dominique de Menil died in December, 1997.