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New York: The John Day Company, . First Edition Fifth printing, just a few months after the first. Attractively SIGNED by the author on the front free endpaper: "To Bernice S. Porton with/a Merry Christmas from/Franklin D. Roosevelt/1933." The first printing of this book coincided with FDR's first month in office, March 1933. This fifth printing was in November 1933. A compilation of articles and speeches Roosevelt had given before taking office as President, amounting to a political philosophy Roosevelt wished to offer to the American public at the beginning of his administration. A little browning to endpapers; covers heavily spotted and rubbed. Good in a Very Good dustwrapper from the third printing (Item ID: 019192)


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