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    Presentation copy of Profiles in Courage inscribed to noted collector Philip Sang

    John F. Kennedy Inscribed Copy of Profiles in Courage. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, [n.d., but after 1956]. 8vo. 266 pages. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "To Philip Sang / with best wishes / John Kennedy / Dec. 3, 1957." An excellent presentation copy inscribed to noted manuscript and Americana collector Philip D. Sang. Housed in a custom quarter leather clam shell case with raised spine bands and gilt titles.

    Condition: Dust jacket has light soiling and multiple tears at folds with minimal paper loss. Light soiling to signature page, otherwise a clean copy. Case has some scuffing to leather spine, and bumped corners.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2017
    11th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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