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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Twice Signed Personal Copy of Richard Cumberland Novel John De Lancaster.
    -New York: E. Sargeant, 1809. 4.5" x 7.5". 293 pages. Gray boards with original spine binding worn away and title label faded.
    -Very good with some foxing and warping in the paper; the front board is detached at spine.

    This rare novel, Volume I of John De Lancaster, is from FDR's personal library at Springwood, his Hyde Park home. The book is signed and annotated twice by FDR: in pencil inside the front cover (in full) "Franklin D. Roosevelt / A rare old novel / 1929"; and in black ink on the front endpaper (in full) "Franklin D. Roosevelt / Hyde Park / very fine copy".

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    December, 2008
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