Ford | Betty [Sammy Davis Jr. Association Copy]

The Times of My Life

First Edition | First Printing

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Description

Octavo, xi, 305pp. Gilt title on spine. Beige cloth, title in gilt on spine. First edition, first printing, with full number line on copyright page. Red end papers. Publishers dust jacket, price clipped, near fine with vibrant illustrations, closed tear on back panel. Inscribed on front free end paper by first lady Betty Ford to music legend Sammy Davis Jr. and his wife. Inscription reads: To Altovise and Sammy, You have given so much to so many and I am fortunate to have the privilege of knowing you both – Thank you for everything – You’re both super – with affection, Betty Ford. July 9 – 79.”
Comments: Sammy Davis Jr. was an American signer, musician and member of the notorious Rat Pack. He was a frequent visitor to the White House, being the first African American to be invited to sleep over during the Nixon Administration. Altovise was his third wife and passed away in 2009.

Additional information

Location Published

New York

Publisher

Harper & Row, Publishers

Edition

First Edition, First Printing

Date Published

1978

ISBN

0-06-011298-0

Binding

Cloth

Condition

Fine

Jacket Condition

near fine

Writer

Ford | Betty [Sammy Davis Jr. Association Copy]