Octavo, 536pp. Maroon cloth, title in gilt over purple print on spine, embossed title on cover. Publishers original dust jacket in near fine condition, price of $12.50 on front flap, light shelf wear to front cover, otherwise bright. Signed by Mrs. Rose Kennedy on front end paper with the following inscription: “To Joe / I’ve always thought of you as one of our family. Rose.”
Comments: Mrs. Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy was the wife of Ambassador Joe Kennedy, mother of President John Kennedy, Senator Robert Kennedy and Senator Ted Kennedy. While the book is considered to be a whitewashed version of her life, it does give insight into one of history’s most influential political families.