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Odyssey of an American Family. An Account of the Roosevelts and Their Kin as Travelers, from 1613 to 1938

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Odyssey of an American Family. An Account of the Roosevelts and Their Kin as Travelers, from 1613 to 1938

by Hall Roosevelt, Samuel Duff McCoy

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New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1939. Hardcover. Near Fine. [xv] pp339 A history of the Roosevelt family by Hall Roosevelt who was the nephew of President Theodore Roosevelt. Near fine in blue cloth, printed on high quality paper, in a very good dust jacket, chipped to the edges with a watermark to the foot of the spine. Well illustrated. Extra postage charges may apply as this is a heavy volume. This book comes from the Franklin Delano Roosevelt collection of Frederick Baldwin Adams Jr, 1910 - 2001, the son of Ellen Walters Delano who was a first cousin to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Adams became a passionate bibliophile who served as director of the Pierpont Morgan Library in New York City for two decades and compiled a significant personal collection relating to F.D.R.. In 1969 he married his third wife who was a Swedish princess and with whom he shared the final years of his life in France. Adams' move to France explains the presence of his books in the United Kingdom. Near Fine 1939

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Bookseller Inventory #
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Title
Odyssey of an American Family. An Account of the Roosevelts and Their Kin as Travelers, from 1613 to 1938
Author
Hall Roosevelt, Samuel Duff McCoy
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper & Brothers Publishers
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1939

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