The President Speaks: “A More Beautiful America,” signed by First Lady, Lady Bird Johnson to Carol Fortas, wife of Supreme Court Justice, Abe Fortas.
Quarto, 47pp. Green cloth, title in gilt on spine and front panel. Pamphlet in pocket affixed to rear endpaper titled “Message On Natural Beauty By President Lyndon Baines Johnson. February 8, 1965.” Multiple black and while photographic illustrations by Ansel Adams and Wynn Bullock. Dampstain to lower left corner of green cloth, not affecting text or binding. Housed in publisher’s pictorial slipcase, near fine, except for a residual piece of paper attached to lower corner, light shelf wear. Inscribed by Lady Bird Johnson on half title: “To Carol Fortes [sic], whose knowledgeable hands and generous heart will help bring about ‘A More Beautiful America…’ – with the gratitude and devotion of her friend, Lady Bird Johnson.”