Lot #7068
William H. Taft Signed Book: 'Four Aspects of Civic Duty'

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Estimate: $1200+


Signed book: Four Aspects of Civic Duty. First edition. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1906. Hardcover bound in navy blue cloth with gilt spine titling, 5.25 x 7.75, 111 pages. Signed on the first free end page in black ink, "Sincerely yours, Wm. H. Taft." Autographic condition: fine, with slight feathering to ink. Book condition: VG+/None, with a "Library of Lawrence E. Miller" blindstamp to a rear page. In this four-chapter essay, Taft examines the duties of citizenship from the standpoints of a recent university graduate, a judge on the bench, a colonial administration, and the nation's president. From the Collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: The Lawrence Miller Collection
  • Dates: #1008 - Ended May 21, 2020

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