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Lot 0218
Author: Taft, William Howard
Title: Popular Government: Its Essence, Its Permanence, and Its Perils
Place Published: New Haven
Publisher:Yale University Press
Date Published: 1914

(8vo) original blue cloth. Second Edition.

Boldly signed by Taft on the front free endpaper. An uncommon book, 2000 copies of the first edition were printed in 1913 and an additional 1000 copies of this, second printing the following year. Signed copies are particularly scarce, only 3 signed copies appearing in auction records since 1985.


Light wear to cloth, small abrasion on fore edge of text block; very good.

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William Howard Taft signed book

Estimate $2,000 - $3,000May 31, 2018