Description: Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933), the 30th President of the United States, signed this first edition numbered copy of his autobiography, titled: The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge. This book is number 714 of 1,000.
Gilt-stamped navy cloth spine and faux-vellum over boards, top edge gilt, other edges deckled, 247 pages, illustrated with several black and white images. Published in 1929 by the Cosmopolitan Book Corporation of New York. 9 ½” x 6 3/8”. Item #A01101.
Coolidge became Vice President under Warren Harding in 1921, and then rose to the presidency upon Harding’s sudden death in 1923. Coolidge is remembered for his stalwart support of racial equality, and his laissez-faire approach to government.
Condition: Corners and spine ends lightly bumped and rubbed. In original slipcase with printed spine label, bumped and lightly worn at all corners. Overall in very good condition.