First edition of That Reminds Me by Alben W. Barkley, signed by the ghost writer, Sidney Shalett. Octavo, 288pp. Gray cloth, title printed over blue on spine. Top edge green. Stated “First Edition” on copyright page. In publishers dust jacket, $4.50 price on front flap, toning to spine with some chipping along top edge. Inscribed on front endpaper by Sidney Shalett, with an inscription to NFL Player, Les Lear. Inscription reads: “For Les Lear, A grand friend and companion, with every best wish for continued successes. Sidney Shalett. Washington, July, 1956.”
Comments: Sidney Shalett was a writer for the Saturday Evening Post and ghost writer for this book and other books by the Roosevelt Family. Alben W. Barkley served as Vice President in the second Truman Administration.