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You And Your Congressman

First Edition

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    First edition of You and Your Congressman, signed by Jim Wright. From the personal collection of Congressman Lud Ashley.

    Octavo, 282pp. Blue cloth, title stamped in gilt on spine. First edition, with no additional printings mentioned on copyright page. In publisher’s near fine dust jacket, retail price on front flap, light shelf wear, short closed tear along bottom edge of front panel, a nice example. Signed by Congressman Jim Wright on the front free endpaper. Includes a letter presenting this copy to Congressman Thomas L. (Lud) Ashley of Toledo.

    Thomas “Lud” Ashley represented the 9th District of Ohio in Congress from 1955-1981. He met future President George H.W. Bush at Yale, and they became lifelong friends, despite their political differences. The author of this book, Congressman Jim Wright, served 30+ years in the US House of Representatives. He became the 48th Speaker of the House (1987-1989), resigning after an investigation by the House Committee on Ethics. He died in 2015.

    Additional information

    Location Published

    New York

    Publisher

    Coward-McCann

    Edition

    First Edition

    Date Published

    1965

    Binding

    Cloth

    Condition

    Fine

    Jacket Condition

    Near Fine

    Author

    Wright | Jim [Association Copy]