First edition of The Presidency by William Howard Taft, in scarce publishers dust jacket. Twelvemo, [viii], 145pp. Blue cloth, title in gilt on spine and front panel. Top edge gilt. First edition with Scribner’s Seal on copyright page. Light foxing to outer leaf ends, light foxing on rear endpaper. In publishers scarce dust jacket, closed tear on front panel, some loss at top edge of spine, $1.00 net on spine. (Martin/Goehlert, 7116) A unique copy in scarce dust jacket.
Comments: A collection of three lectures by former President William H. Taft at the University of Virginia in January of 1915.