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    Inscribed and Signed by Dr. King to Julia Roberts' Parents

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community? - Inscribed and Signed to Julia Roberts' Parents. New York, Evanston, and London: Harper& Row, [1967].

    Association copy of the first edition signed and inscribed "To Mr. and Mrs. Walter Roberts With Best Wishes for Peace and Brotherhood Martin Luther King, Jr." on the front free endpaper. Octavo. 209 pages.

    Publisher's black cloth over mustard paper boards with gilt and red spine titles. Mustard endpapers. Deckled fore-edge. Original dust jacket. Minimal shelf wear to the boards. A few pencil underlines and dog-eared pages in the first part of the text. A crisp dust jacket with only minimal rubbing and one tiny fingernail bruise to the spine tail. Overall, a bright, tight copy in near fine condition.

    The Robertses and Kings were well-acquainted with each other in and around Atlanta, Georgia. Martin Luther King's children attended the Roberts' acting school for children in Decatur, Georgia, and when Julia Roberts was born, Mrs. King picked up the hospital bill. A close association copy of King's fifth book with a warm personal inscription.


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