Roosevelt | Eleanor

On My Own

First Edition / Presentation Edition

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Octavo, xii, 241pp. Blue cloth, title in gilt over blue ink on spine, black signature on front panel. Housed in acetate dust jacket. From a limited edition advance presentation set, signed by former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt. Limitation reads: “This copy of On My Own is one of those signed by Mrs. Roosevelt for advance presentation to friends of the author and the publisher. Eleanor Roosevelt.” A fine example of this limited edition copy.
Comments: On My Own by former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt follows her life after the death of her husband, President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1945. It details her time as a delegate to the United Nations, chairperson of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights and a political activist for democratic causes throughout the United States. It was one of the last publications of Mrs. Roosevelt, before her death in 1962.

Additional information

Location Published

New York

Publisher

Harper and Brothers Publishers

Edition

First Edition / Presentation Edition

Date Published

1958

Binding

Cloth

Condition

Fine

Writer

Roosevelt | Eleanor