"OUR HISTORY AND OUR DESTINY": SCARCE SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION OF PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER'S FAREWELL ADDRESS, ONE OF ONLY 300 COPIES SIGNED BY HIM
CARTER, Jimmy. Farewell Address of President Jimmy Carter. January 14, 1981. [Winston Salem, North Carolina]: Palaemon, 1981. Tall octavo, original navy cloth, uncut, original slipcase with printed label. $1800.
Signed limited first separate edition of President Carter's January 14, 1981 Farewell Address, number 74 of only 300 copies signed on the title page by President Carter.
In President Carter's January 14, 1981 Farewell Address, he invokes the spirit of the Declaration of Independence and its bedrock concept of inalienable human rights. "Ours was the first nation in the history of the world to be founded explicitly on… one fundamental principle—the value and importance of the individual… That is both our history and our destiny." One of only 300 signed copies: with 150 reserved for President Carter, 50 reserved for hors-commerce distribution by the publisher and 100 available to the public.
A fine copy.