First edition of Progressive Democracy: Addresses and State Papers, signed by Governor Alfred E. Smith.
Octavo, xiii, 392pp. Red cloth, title stamped in gilt on spine. No additional printings on copyright page. Residual dust along top edge of text block, a near fine example, solid text block. In the publisher’s scarce dust jacket, $3.00 on front flap, toning to spine, wear and chipping along top edge, previous dampstain to verso with no impact to cloth, a good example. Signed on the half-title by Alfred E. Smith.
Smith was the Governor of New York and Democratic presidential candidate in 1928. Smith was instrumental in the political rise of Franklin D. Roosevelt.