ON GROWING UP, by Herbert Hoover - 1962 [Signed 1st Ed.]


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On Growing Up:

His Letters from and to American Children

by Herbert Hoover

edited by William Nichols 

First edition, signed and inscribed.  New York:  William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1962  

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition, with a VERY GOOD DJ.

  • Dark blue cloth covers are mostly clean, with gilt title on spine and facsimile signature on cover.  
  • Boards show a little edgewear.  Corners are sharp.  
  • Spine has gilt text and is bright with crushed, frayed ends.  See photos.
  • Binding is strong.  
  • Illustrated end papers/ pastedowns show little sign of age or wear.  Pastedown at back cover shows a wrinkle.  See photos.  
  • Interior is gently age-toned.  Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
  • Illustrated DJ has some edgewear, chipped corners, closed tears along head edge, bumping along foot edge, some staining to back.  See photos.
  • PS2023.0301

160 pages. 5.5 x 8.25 inches

A selection of letters written by children to the former President, with his responses to them, gathered and published when Hoover passed his eighty-eighth birthday. 

First edition.  Signed and inscribed by the author and editor on half-title page.

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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