Draws on extensive archival material to portray FDR's youth and the forces and people that shaped his personality
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Book Description Harpercollins, New York, Cambridge, Philadelphia, San Francisco, London, Mexico City, Sao Paulo, Singapore, Sydney, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. EXCELLENT: New hardcover, stated 1st edition w/ full no. line showing 1st printing, new unclipped mylar-protected jacket w/ new edges & corners showing orig. $19.95 price at top right inside front flyleaf, new navy-blue linen-over-boards covers w/ new edges & corners, immaculate smooth-cut text-block exterior, new sewn binding w/ tight signatures & blue-yellow-checked cloth bands at spine caps, impeccable cream-white end-papers on heavy stock, pristine interior handsomely printed on excellent unblemished paper * Preface (vii), Prologue: The River Road (1), Acknowledgments (343), Source Notes (347), Bibliography (369), Index (379) * 2 inserts of illustrations, each 16 pp., on excellent gloss-laminated paper, following p. 214 w/ 17 select superbly reproduced photographs & following p. 310 w/ 15 select superbly reproduced photographs * 6.25" x 9.50" x 1.36", 0.80 kg, x+390 (400) pp. * "In this exhaustive & fascinating study of FDR's ancestors, background, boyhood, education & marriage, Geoffrey Ward has contributed a unique & much-needed chapter to the broad literature of one of our greatest presidents. 'Before the Trumpet' does for Franklin what 'Mornings on Horseback' did for Theodore." - Louis Auchincloss. Bookseller Inventory # 006911
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0060154519
Book Description Harpercollins, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110060154519