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As We Remember Joe


Published by Cambridge, MA Privately Printed 1945, 1945
From James Pepper Rare Books, Inc., ABAA (Santa Barbara, CA, U.S.A.)

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First Edition, First Printing. Signed and inscribed by John F. Kennedy in his early handwriting contemporary with the bookÕs issue. Inscribed: ÒFor Frederick Marshall, a great friend of JoeÕs. John F. Kennedy.Ó A tribute book printed in the small edition of 360 copies. The correct first edition with the wings on the title page printed in red. Copies that have the wings in black are actually the second edition which was printed by Robert F. Kennedy in 1965 (despite saying 1945 on the title page) after John F. KennedyÕs death and were largely distributed by Robert F. Kennedy at Christmas, 1965. Generously illustrated with thirty-three photographs and facsimiles, including a number with John F. Kennedy present. The are illustration photos of Joe in a kilt in Scotland (1936), as a member of the Harvard football team, with his mother and brother Jack in a swimming pool in Florida (1942), in uniform at Cape Cod (1942), arriving in Dublin from London with his father (1938), receiving his Naval commission from his father (1942), sailing in 1936, with Jack and their sister Kathleen on their way to Parliament in London (1939), a Kennedy family portrait (1936), and various letters and news clippings. Original burgundy cloth binding with the front cover stamped in black and gilt and with the spine stamped in gilt. With very faint tape stains to the endpapers, else a fine fresh copy. This book was created by the future President in memory of his elder brother, Joseph Kennedy Jr. (1915 - 1944), wae killed in military action during World War II. He was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross (their highest award) and a destroyer was christened in his honor. In addition to his foreword, John F. Kennedy has written a memoir of his brother. Amongst the contributors are a very young Teddy Kennedy, Kathleen Kennedy, Arthur Krock, Harold J. Laski, and some of JoeÕs Harvard friends and associates, including Timothy J. Reardon, Richard Flood, U.S.N.R., Dr. Payson Wild, Jr., Robert Downes, and Mrs. Alice Harrington. An intimate portrait of a beloved brother and American hero. Bookseller Inventory # 20449E

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Title: As We Remember Joe

Publisher: Cambridge, MA Privately Printed 1945

Publication Date: 1945

Binding: Hardcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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Staff: James Pepper, Rebecca Traver, Deborah Sanford. Member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America

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TERMS: Our Telephone Number is 805-963-1025. Our address is James Pepper Rare Books, Inc., 3463 State Street, Suite 271, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. Our email address is We have an answering machine for telephone messages outside of business hours. California residents must add state sales tax

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