New York: Bantam, April 1968. First Paperback. Pictorial cardboard covers with RFK's photo on the front and back. Signed, "Robert Kennedy" in his typically diminutive script on blank inside cover. 7" x 4.25", pp. xix, 1-235. The younger Kennedy's treatise on positions and politics in the run-up to the 1968 presidential primary. An early example of candidate position statements, in book form, which have become de riguer for contemporary challengers. Previous owner signature,who was a member of the Kennedy's Oregon campaign organization, is also on blank inside cover. Creased spine at front cover, tiny chip on bottom right, dogear at top right corner and light, conscecutively minimal tide mark on corner of first 24 pp. Includes a printed note of appreciation from Kennedy's widow, Ethel, sent to those who shared their sorrow in his passing. The note, on card stock, is trimmed in mourning black with a prayer card also trimmed, Kennedy's engraved photo on the front and quotations on the verso. Includes original addressed envelope. Very good. Item #1490
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