FDR Signed Copy of the Declaration of War against the Axis and his Monumental "Date That Will Live in Infamy" Speech
President Franklin D. Roosevelt exceptional first edition signed presentation copy of his wartime White House Christmas book distributed only to members of FDR's closest inner circle. This particular copy is inscribed by FDR to Charles Edison who had served as his Secretary of the Navy two years earlier. This copy is #23 of 100 produced as denoted on the limitation page. FDR inscribes the copy "For Charles Edison from his old friend Franklin D Roosevelt Christmas 1942". This edition is the first and most prized of all the FDR White House Christmas books which he distributed yearly. This version contains the speeches of Churchill and FDR including the "Date that Will Live in Infamy" speech and Roosevelts State of the Union later that year. Put simply this presents the chance to purchase one of the best FDR books money can buy.
Rare Book Hub lists four copies sold since 2000, the last of which sold for $21,420 in October of 2022.
CERTIFIED AUTHENTIC BY PSA/DNA Authentication Services EXPERT EXAMINATION. Sale includes original PSA/DNA Letter of Authenticity. GUARANTEED GENUINE - simply one of the finest FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT signed items available on the market.
Signs of shelf ware to book, includes original slipcase. Light section of staining to the page inscribed by FDR and the boards of the book. All other internal pages clean. Some splitting to foldout Atlantic Charter.
Own a remarkable, original piece of American history!
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