Title: Lewis Rand
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Boston
Publication Date: 1929
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good +
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Signed: Signed by Author
Twelfth impression, May, 1929, stated; three color illustrations by F. C. Yohn. Inscribed by the author to "Hon. Joseph B. Ely," above the following text on a page that follows the title page: "This book is an especially limited edition of fifty-five copies, prepared by the Commonwealth of Virginia for the Governors of the States of the American Union, as presented to them on the occasion of the twenty-fourth annual Governors' Conference, held in Richmond, Virginia, April 25-28, 1932, and bound with the compliments of L. H. Jenkins, Inc., Edition Book Manufacturers, Richmond, Virginia"; beneath which is the author's signature: "Mary Johnston." An interesting association copy, as Ely was at the time (1931-1935) governor of Massachusetts; he was succeeded in 1936 by James Michael Curley. Quarter-bound in blue cloth-covered boards with a gold Virginia state seal on the front board (with its famous motto "Sic Semper Tyrannis"), a red vertical stripe, and a cream colored cloth spine with gold lettering. Book is tight, square, and unmarked; corners are sharp but show some edgewear; damp-stain to first four pages, and to top and fore page edges; some darkening and spotting to the spine. No dust jacket. Mylar protected. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 002895
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