An inscribed first edition of Senator Ted Kennedy: The Career Behind the Image, to Senator Ralph Yarborough.
Octavo, xi, 296pp. Gray cloth bindings, gilt title on spine. Stated “First Edition” on copyright page with full number line indicating first printing. Light foxing to end papers. Dust jack near fine, $9.95 on front flap, light shelf wear. Signed by Senator Ted Kennedy: “To Richard Yarborough – Whose work in the Senate is still remembered – With my best wishes – Ted Kennedy / June 1976 / Washington D.C.”
Comments: Senator Kennedy inscribed this book in 1976, shortly before Jimmy Carter would accept the democratic presidential nomination. Kennedy had been mentioned as a candidate for 1976, but decided against running. He was reelected to the Senate in 1976.