The Eleanor Roosevelt We Remember, inscribed by Gladys Avery Tillet. Quarto, 173pp. Blue cloth, title in gilt on spine, fading to spine and top edge. Intermittent foxing throughout. Illustrated with more than 160 black and white photographs of Mrs. Roosevelt throughout her lifetime. Publishers first edition dust jacket, $5.95 on front flap, near fine, with bright illustrations, edge wear along top edge of spine, shelf wear on back panel. Book is inscribed by Gladys Avery Tillet, a social rights activist and associate of Mrs. Roosevelt at the United Nations. Inscription reads: “To Rosario Ortiz Zavallos / With appreciation of your friendship – and our association at the United Nations and with admiration for your great contribution to the advancement of women. Gladys Avery Tillett. US Representative of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.”
Comments: Ms. Tillett was appointed to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women by President Kennedy and President Johnson. In the late 1970s, she worked to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.