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Taft, William Howard (1857-1930) The Presidency , Signed Presentation Copy.

Auction:
2950B
Lot:
377
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$1,476$1,200

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Books & Manuscripts - 2950B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2016 11:00AM

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Taft, William Howard (1857-1930) The Presidency, Signed Presentation Copy. New York: Scribner's, 1916. First edition, inscribed by Taft on ffep, "For my dear friend Hamilton Holt with best wishes, Wm. H. Taft, Nov. 24, 1917," in publisher's blue cloth, t.e.g., very good, 7 x 4 3/4 in.
Hamilton Holt (1872-1951) was a civil rights leader, education innovator, politician, professor, and magazine editor. He served as the President of Rollins College for twenty-four years.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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William Howard, Hamilton Holt, Ohio, Taft, Taft family, United States, William Howard Taft

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