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    President & Mrs Taft Signed Book: Recollections (New York: Dodd & Mead, 1914) first edition signed "Helen H. Taft Wm. H. Taft", 395 pages, 8vo (6" x 9"), red cloth. Good condition, soiled and bumped with spine separating from the original glued binding and gold leaf remaining only on the top of page ends. This autographed copy is accompanied by a second copy in its 1917 version stamped "discarded" from the Whitman Memorial Library in Woodstock, Maine. This copy bears little indication of ever having been read with only the normal spine discoloration, corner and spine wear of a book that has been in a library.

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    October, 2006
    12th-13th Thursday-Friday
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