First edition of The Times of My Life, signed by Betty Ford. Octavo, 293pp. Tan cloth, printed title on spine. Uncut edges. Stated “first edition” with full number line. Publishers dust jacket in very good condition, price clipped, light shelf wear. Signed by Mrs. Ford on front end paper and by co-author Chris Chase on bookplate affixed to half title.
Comments: Betty Ford served as First Lady during the administration of her husband, Gerald R. Ford. She became known for her advocacy for treatment of alcoholism and substance abuse, through her institute named The Betty Ford Clinic. She passed away in 2011 and is buried next to her husband in Grand Rapids.