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“ONE OF THE FIRST TECHNOLOGICAL BOOKS OF MODERN TIMES”: FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH OF AGRICOLA’S DE RE METALLICA,
INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY TRANSLATOR HERBERT HOOVER

(HOOVER, Herbert) AGRICOLA, Georgius. De Re Metallica. London, 1912.

First edition in English of this lavishly illustrated landmark scientific work, “one of the first technological books of modern times,” translated, with annotations, by the 31st President of the United States, Herbert Hoover, and his wife. This copy inscribed and signed by Herbert Hoover to a fellow scholar of mineralogy, “S.H. Ball, Esq., with compliments of H.C. Hoover.” $3200.

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INSCRIBED BY PRESIDENT HERBERT HOOVER AND CO-AUTHOR HUGH GIBSON

HOOVER, Herbert and GIBSON, Hugh. Problems of Lasting Peace. Garden City, 1942.

First edition of President Hoover and co-author Gibson’s critically praised analysis of a world in crisis, published in the midst of World War II, inscribed by both Hoover and Gibson in the year of publication to one of the founders of Armed Services Editions, "To Malcolm Johnson, With the appreciation of Herbert Hoover," continued in the hand of Gibson, "& Hugh Gibson, June 19, 1942." $2200.

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SIGNED BY PRESIDENT HERBERT HOOVER

HOOVER, Herbert and GIBSON, Hugh. Problems of Lasting Peace. Garden City, 1942.

First edition of President Hoover and co-author Gibson’s critically praised analysis of a world in crisis, published in the midst of World War II, boldly signed by President Hoover, in scarce dust jacket. $2000.

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INSCRIBED BY PRESIDENT HERBERT HOOVER

HOOVER, Herbert. American Epic. Vol. I. Chicago, 1959.

First edition of the first volume in President Hoover's multi-volume history of the Commission for Relief in Belgium, the world's first international relief agency, warmly inscribed by him, "To my good friends, Francis and Clark Stillman from Herbert Hoover." $1500.

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INSCRIBED BY HERBERT HOOVER

HOOVER, Herbert. American Individualism. Garden City, 1922.

First edition of Herbert Hoover’s resounding endorsement of American individualism and its pioneering spirit, published while serving as Secretary of Commerce, inscribed by him to Captain 'Tommy' Gregory, Hoover’s head of the American Relief Association effort in South Central Europe after WWI—“To T.T.C. Gregory, With Kind Regards of Herbert Hoover.” $950.

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VINTAGE BACHRACH PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAIT OF PRESIDENT HOOVER,

INSCRIBED BY HOOVER

HOOVER, Herbert. Photograph inscribed. No place, cica 1933.

Vintage browntone studio print of Bachrach’s formal portrait of President Herbert Hoover, inscribed by him, “To William Lawrence Royall 3d, with the sincere regards of Herbert Hoover.” $400.

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INSCRIBED BY PRESIDENT HERBERT HOOVER

HOOVER, Herbert. Addresses upon the American Road… 1948-1950. Stanford, California, 1951.

First edition of a volume of nearly 50 post-WWII addresses and writings by Hoover on foreign and domestic policies, affirming his continuing "enthusiasm for efficiency in government and his passion for reduced costs," inscribed by him, "The good wishes of Herbert Hoover." $350.

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