Lot #25
Grover Cleveland

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Estimate: $1500+


Signed book: The Public Papers of Grover Cleveland, Twenty-Second President of the United States, March 4, 1885, to March 4, 1889. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1889. Hardcover bound in half morocco with marbled boards and textblock edges, 8.25 x 11.75, 578 pages. Signed and inscribed on a free end page in ink, "Frederick R. Coudert, from Grover Cleveland, May 1, 1892." Autographic condition: fine. Book condition: VG-/None, with wear to leather on spine and corners, and the spine crudely repaired with clear packing tape. The recipient, Frederic René Coudert, Sr., played a role in Cleveland's second term, when he declined an appointment as a Supreme Court justice amidst political turmoil in the Senate approval process. Accompanied by a custom-made clamshell case.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #589 - Ended August 12, 2020

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