Report of the DJB Foundation

FERRY, Wilbur Hugh, et al. (editors)

Published by The DJB Foundation, Scarsdale, NY, 1976
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4to. Stiff brown wrappers. 67pp. Near fine. Tight and handsome copy of this charitable institution's five-year report chronicling all of the causes and organizations to which they had given funds -- with a unique autographic twist: Founder and philanthropist Wilbur Hugh "Ping" Ferry (1910-95) signs and inscribes the half-title page boldly in blue fineline, not once but twice! Above the half-title, he pens: "For John Beecher -- who will / understand the DJB Foundation / better then 99.99% of his / fellow-citizens -- / Ping" Below the half-title he adds: "This tells who we've been / doing & continue to do, in far / more modest fashion, as non- / foundationeers & Compliments as / always on a busy & effective / life -- / warm wishes -- / P." BEECHER (1904-80) was a noted social protest poet and fine press publisher whose work and interests clearly piqued Ferry's interest. A most unusual copy. Ferry was, among other things, an English instructor at Choate, and one of his pupils was John F. Kennedy, who used to call him "creeping Wilbur.". Bookseller Inventory # 29739

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Title: Report of the DJB Foundation

Publisher: The DJB Foundation, Scarsdale, NY

Publication Date: 1976

Binding: Paperback

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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