First edition of Looking Forward, inscribed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Octavo, 279pp. Blue cloth, title in gilt on spine. Gilt facsimile signature of Franklin D. Roosevelt on front panel. Top edge dyed pink. Stated “Third Printing, March, 1933” on copyright page. Toning to cloth spine, some wear and abrasion to the cloth at head of spine. Previous bookseller’s label on front free endpaper, same bookseller’s stamp on rear endpaper. Solid text block. In publisher’s third printing dust jacket, $2.50 on front flap, stated “third printing” on front flap, light shelf wear, toning to spine, an overall attractive example. (Halter T551) Signed on the front free endpaper to rancher and sculptor, Francis M. “Duke” Sedgwick. Inscription reads: “To Duke Sedgwick, from his friend, Franklin D. Roosevelt.”