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    The Very Rare First Signed Limited Edition of An American Life by President Ronald Reagan in the Original Wooden Case with Six Audio Cassettes of His Speeches

    Ronald Reagan. An American Life. Simon and Schuster, [1990]. First edition, one of 2,000 copies signed by President Reagan (this being number 1328). Octavo. 748, [4, blank] pages. With signed limitation page inserted at front. Bound in publisher's deluxe binding of full blue morocco, front cover and spine ruled and stamped in gilt, two raised bands, marbled endleaves, all edges gilt. A few pages mildly creased at bottom. Still, fine. Housed in the original publisher's beautiful custom-made oak box with the Presidential Seal embossed in gilt on the top of the hinged lid, and lined in royal blue velveteen. The front drawer houses six audiocassettes of President Reagan's speeches. Cassettes and their cases appear as new. With brass carrying handles and drawer-pulls (light tarnishing to drawer-pulls). A fine example of this handsome and impressive set, a must-have for any admirer of President Reagan.

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