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Gerald Ford

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Collection of 67 books signed by Gerald R. Ford, including hardcovers and softcovers, with some inscribed; several are signed on bookplates affixed to the front pastedowns.

Book titles are:

- The Common Book of Prayer (signed, "I would rather travel thousands of miles for peace than take a single step toward war. Gerald R. Ford")
- On Course to the Stars: The Robert B. Chaffee Story (inscribed, "To Steve…with warmest regards, Gerald R. Ford, 2/23/80. From its inception in the post W.W.II era I was interested in and involved with the space program, both the military and civilian aspects. As a member of the House Committee on Appropriations and the House Select Committee on Space I had full knowledge of how our space program developed. I always believed in & fully supported the space effort because I fully appreciated the benefits to all mankind and especially the U.S.A. Gerald R. Ford")
- 1974 Universal Postal Union Album (issued to President Gerald R. Ford)
- Public Papers of the Presidents: Gerald R. Ford, 1974-1977 (four signed volumes, one inscribed)
- The Constitution of the United States of America
- America
- Spirit of '76
- The Twelve Days of Christmas
- The Presidents
- The White House in Miniature
- The Man Who Pardoned Nixon (bookplate)
- Oswald's Game (bookplate)
- The Warren Report
- We Almost Made It (bookplate)
- Kings of the Hill (signed on the foreword by Ford, and signed and inscribed by Dick Cheney and Lynne Cheney)
- Presidential Anecdotes (bookplate)
- The Gerald Ford Letters (bookplate)
- The Thirty-eighth President (limited edition, numbered 44/300)
- Palace Politics
- Gerald Ford—Untold Story
- A Vision for America (limited edition, numbered 103/500)
- Presidential Campaigns (bookplate)
- Churchill Lecture (two limited editions, one numbered 148/250 and one numbered 34/100)
- Memories of the Ford Administration (signed by Ford and John Updike)
- Jerry Ford, Up Close
- The President (inscribed)
- Tributes to Honorable Gerald R. Ford
- The Palace File
- The Flag of Our United States
- Mr. Churchill
- Gerald Ford's Visit to Poland
- Dwight David Eisenhower: Memorial Tributes Delivered in Congress
- John Fitzgerald Kennedy: Memorial Addresses Delivered in Congress
- Report of the President's Commission on the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy
- Bob Hope's Confessions of a Hooker: My Lifelong Love Affair with Golf (signed by Ford and Bob Hope)
- The Presidents of the United States of America
- Gerald R. Ford: Selected Speeches
- A Coloring Book of Our Presidents
- Gerald Ford and His Family: Paper Dolls
- Hale Boggs: Memorial Addresses Delivered in Congress
- Lyndon Baines Johnson: Memorial Tributes Delivered in Congress
- The Presidents
- The War Powers Resolution: A Constitutional Crisis? (two limited edition, one numbered 25/200 and one numbered 44/50)
- Humor and the Presidency (limited edition, numbered 67/150)
- A Time to Heal (two versions: a limited edition numbered 4/250, and a trade edition)
- Our Country's Presidents (inscribed)
- The Times of My Life (signed and inscribed by Betty and Gerald Ford)
- A Ford, Not a Lincoln
- The Ford White House (bookplate)
- Michigan: Champions of the West (numbered 415/500, signed by Ford, Brendan Morrison, Red Berenson, Elaine Crosby, Don Canham, Bo Schembechler, Dan Dierdorf, Pete Elliott, and others)

Pamphlet titles are:

- The Contribution of the Atomic Energy Agency to Medicine, 1954 (signed "Gerald R. Ford, Jr.")
- The American Adventure: Bicentennial Message of 1976
- State of the Union: Message from the President of the United States, 1976
- State of the Union: Message from the President of the United States, 1977
- Our Bridgehead to the Future, 1983
- The Vladivostok Negotiations and Other Events, 1986
- Program for Community Lecture Series, 1986-1987
- Typescript of Ford's RNC Speech, 1992
- Challenges to American Policy
- Documents of Democracy
- President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

In overall very good to fine condition, with a broken front hinge to the Warren Report book and "Library of Lawrence E. Miller" blindstamps to rear pages. From the collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller. From the collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #585 - Ended June 10, 2020