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    Herbert Hoover: Three Volume Slipcased Set of The Memoirs of Herbert Hoover, All Uniquely Inscribed & Signed. All three volumes housed together in a lovely custom quarter leather slipcase with gilt spine lettering, four raised spine bands, and blue cloth boards. The set is in fine condition, with normal shelf wear and a few bumped corners, and includes:
    Years of Adventure 1874-1920 (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1951), first printing, 496 pages including Index, blue cloth with gilt lettering on the spine and front board, 8vo (6.25" x 9.5"), clear plastic dust cover. Inscribed and signed "Mrs. John W. Latham The Kind Regards of Herbert Hoover" on the front free endpaper.
    The Cabinet and the Presidency (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1952), second printing, 405 pages including Index, blue cloth with gilt lettering on the spine and front board, 8vo (6.25" x 9.5"), clear plastic dust cover. Inscribed and signed "To Mr. and Mrs. John W. Latham The Good Wishes of Herbert Hoover" on the front free endpaper.
    The Great Depression (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1952), first printing, 503 pages including Index, blue cloth with gilt lettering on the spine and front board, 8vo (6.25" x 9.5"), clear plastic dust cover. Inscribed and signed "The Good Wishes of Herbert Hoover To Mr. and Mrs. John W. Latham" on the front free endpaper. A fascinating set of remembrances from perhaps the world's greatest mining engineer of his time, a committed and resourceful humanitarian, and president of the United States.


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