Lot #27
Calvin Coolidge

Coolidge biography inscribed to a fellow Amherst College alum
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Coolidge biography inscribed to a fellow Amherst College alum

Signed book: Concentrated New England: A Sketch of Calvin Coolidge. Indianapolis, Ind.: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1924. Hardcover, 5.5 x 8, 58 pages. Signed and inscribed on an opening page in fountain pen to a close friend and fellow Amherst College alumnus, "To Frank W. Stearns, with regards, Calvin Coolidge." The title page is also signed and inscribed to Stearns by the author, Kenneth L. Roberts. Front pastedown bears an engraved Calvin Coolidge bookplate. Autographic condition: fine. Book condition: VG/None, with slight edgewear. Stearns's close relationship with Coolidge is discusses on pages 44-49: "Pressed to define his relationship with the president, Stearns says that his personal relationship to him is that of a father to son, and hat his political relationship is that of a son to a father."

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #568 - Ended October 10, 2019

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