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Description: This hefty tome, The Democratic Book 1936, was sold by the Democratic Party as a fundraiser and contains a image of the White House (after a watercolor) signed by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Any supporter who paid $250 would receive one of these limited edition volumes, this being number 1,683 of 2,500 and is personalized with the recipient’s name in gilt letters on the front cover. In this case, the recipient was: “International Brotherhood of Paper Makers Frank P. Barry First Vice President.”

Gilt-stamped mottled brown leather over boards, silk moire end papers, 384 pages, illustrated with numerous ads and portraits. 14 1/2″ x 11 1/4″. Item #A01697

Condition: Wear at corners and spine ends, hinges are cracked though still attached to text block. Roosevelt’s signature is clear and bold.