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The Future

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First edition of The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change by Vice President Al Gore, inscribed to Tony Bennett.

Octavo, xxxi, 558pp. Blue hardcover, title in silver on spine. Stated “first edition” on copyright page with full number line. In publisher’s near fine dust jacket, retail price on front flap, light shelf wear. Paragraphs underlined in pencil, occasional marginalia. Handwritten note on front free endpaper by Tony Bennett, possibly a set list for an upcoming show.

Signed by Vice President Al Gore on half title: “For my friend Tony Bennett, with greatest respect and gratitude. Best wishes, Al Gore / June, 2013.”

Provenance: Julien’s Tony Bennett, A Life Well Lived Auction, April 2024. Lot 633

Tony Bennett (1926-2023) was a Grammy award-winning singer whose career spanned over seven decades. He is best known for his signature song “I Left My Heart in San Francisco.” Bennett authored several books, including his autobiography “The Good Life: The Autobiography of Tony Bennett” (1998), which details his journey through the music industry, and “Life is a Gift: The Zen of Bennett” (2012), where he shares life lessons and philosophies. Additionally, “Tony Bennett in the Studio: A Life of Art & Music” (2007) showcases his passion for painting alongside his musical achievements.

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Location Published

New York


Random House


First Edition, First Printing

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Near Fine

Jacket Condition

Near Fine


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