East of Home: Rau, Santha Rama

East of Home

Rau, Santha Rama

Published by New York: Harper & Brothers, 1950
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
From North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts (Great Barrington, MA, U.S.A.)

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8vo., charcoal boards and brown cloth lettered in white and black; worn pictorial dust jacket. First edition. A presentation copy, inscribed by Rau to Lois and Philip Jessup: "For Lois & Phil - with much love from Santha," on the half-title page; with the Jessups' pencil annotations throughout. Lois Walcott Kellogg Jessup worked tirelessly for the American Friends Service Committee, the U.S. Children's Bureau (preparing reports on children in Europe during Second World War, and the United Nations, advocating for women's rights around the world. She married Philip C. Jessup, a judge on the International Court of Justice and veteran U. S. diplomat, credited with playing a major role in ending the Soviet blockade of West Berlin. An unusual presentation, linking the iconic diplomat Jessup with the distinguished Indian-born American author Rau, whose uncle served as India's representative to the United Nations. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-17172112292

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Title: East of Home

Publisher: New York: Harper & Brothers

Publication Date: 1950

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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