Kennedy | John. F.

Profiles In Courage / 勇気ある人々 : 良心と責任に生きた八人の政治家 /

First Japanese Edition

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The first Japanese edition of Profiles in Courage by John F. Kennedy, translated by the Japan Institute of Foreign Affairs.

Octavo, 324pp, [2]. White vellum boards, title stamped in black on spine. Light toning to spine, some toning to leaf ends. Previous ownership inscription on front free endpaper. Publication information in English on verso of title page. Housed in the publisher’s red dust jacket, printing in white letters. Includes the exceptionally scarce publisher’s advertising band. An exceptionally scarce copy, with OCLC identifying only four known copies in institutions.

Profiles in Courage won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography in 1957. Title in Japanese: Y ki aru hitobito : ry shin to sekinin ni ikita hachinin no seijika.

Additional information

Location Published

Tokyo, Japan

Publisher

Nihon Gaisei Gakkai / Japan Institute of Foreign Affairs

Edition

First Japanese Edition

Date Published

1958

Binding

Vellum

Condition

Near Fine

Jacket Condition

Near Fine

Author

Kennedy | John. F.