JOHN F. KENNEDY'S FIRST BOOK, BOLDLY SIGNED BY HIM, ADDITIONALLY INSCRIBED BY HIS OLDER BROTHER JOSEPH KENNEDY, JR.
KENNEDY, John F. Why England Slept. New York, 1940.
First edition, third printing, of John F. Kennedy's first book, issued one month after the first printing, of JFK's striking analysis of Britain's lack of preparation for WWII, signed by him on the front free endpaper. This copy has been additionally inscribed by JFK's older brother, Joseph Kennedy, Jr., above his brother's signature: "To my favorite land lady from the author's brother." $16,000.