The Patient Has the Floor.: COOKE, Alistair: The Patient Has the Floor.: COOKE, Alistair: The Patient Has the Floor.: COOKE, Alistair:

The Patient Has the Floor.

COOKE, Alistair:

Published by Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library: Signed First edition, 1986
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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8vo., xxvi, 205pp., frontispiece portrait by Mark Summers, silk ribbon marker, marbled endpapers, all edges blocked in gilt, bound in quality full red leather, covers blocked with ornate gilt designs, spine gilt decorated in compartments with raised bands and gilt lettering. A very fine bright clean copy. This LIMITED FIRST EDITION of The Patient Has the Floor, is the true first edition of the book and precedes the trade edition, has been Privately Printed, and personally SIGNED by Alistair Cooke exclusively for members of The Signed First Edition Society. A total of 201 various classic First Editions by various authors were issued by the Franklin Library from 1983 until they ceased publishing in 2000. Alistair Cooke (1908 2004) was a British journalist, television personality and broadcaster. Outside his journalistic output, which included Letter from America and Alistair Cooke's America, he was well known in the United States as the host of PBS Masterpiece Theatre from 1971 to 1992. The book contains fourteen lively and informative speeches made by Alistair Cooke. The title comes from the annual Convocation Address he delivered at the Mayo Clinic on the topic of medicine from the non-professional's point of view. That speech led to invitations to speak before attorneys, architects, the US Congress, the military and academicians. Cooke's favourite speeches are collected here. Bookseller Inventory # 3766

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Title: The Patient Has the Floor.

Publisher: Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library: Signed First edition

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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