Lot #19
Lyndon B. Johnson Signed Book and Typed Letter Signed

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Estimate: $800+


Signed book: The Lyndon Johnson Story by Booth Mooney. First edition, first printing. NY: Farrar, Straus and Company, 1956. Hardcover, 5.75 x 8.5, 178 pages. Signed and inscribed on the first free end page in fountain pen, "To Turner Laine, with best wishes and warm regards, Lyndon B. Johnson, U.S.S. Texas." Includes the typed transmittal letter, signed "Lyndon B. Johnson," one page, 8 x 10.5, United States Senate letterhead, July 9, 1957, in part: "I am sending you under separate cover—simply because I would like you to have it—a copy of the book about me that was published last year. I hope you will accept this with my compliments and that it will be of some value to you as reference material from time to time." Book condition: VG/VG, with light mottled toning to the signed page, a ding to the bottom of the front board, and a few small edge tears and light foxing to the jacket; the letter is in very good to fine condition, with scattered light foxing and staining.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #643 - Ended September 14, 2022