Signed first edition of The New Day: Campaign Speeches of Herbert Hoover, published by Stanford University in 1928.
Octavo, xiv, 230pp. Blue cloth, title in gilt on spine. No additional printings noted. Bookmark from publisher included. Light rubbing tips, wear to heel of spine. Presentation card affixed to front endpaper. (Burns, 1868) (Tracey, 15)
Signed by President Herbert Hoover on the first free endpaper: “With the good wishes of Herbert Hoover.” An exceptionally rare signed copy, the only recorded example on the market.
The New Day: The Campaign Speeches of Herbert Hoover is a collection of Herbert Hoover’s campaign speeches during his 1928 presidential campaign. This book contains a compilation of his speeches and addresses from that time, which emphasized themes of economic prosperity, individualism, and a vision for a better future. Hoover’s 1928 campaign was notable for its focus on the promise of a new day and his vision for a prosperous America. The book serves as a historical document showcasing the rhetoric and ideas Hoover used to win the presidency in that election.