Lot 1162

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(1925 - 1968) American politician who successfully managed his brother John's presidential campaign and was later appointed Attorney General. He was assassinated in 1968 while running for president. Great association signed book: "Robert F. Kennedy: The Brother Within" by Robert E. Thompson (New York: The Macmillan Company), 1962. 224pp. 8vo. in white boards with gilt title and a facsimile signature of Kennedy on the front cover. Kennedy signs "Bob Kennedy" on the front flyleaf, with a dedication to RALPH YARBOROUGH (1903-1996), Texas Democratic Senator who led the progressive wing of his party. In part: "For Senator Yarborough, A friend of all the Kennedys and the one for whom President Kennedy had not only great affection but admiration and esteem as well..." As additional provenance, the final blank page bears a red stamp reading: "From The Collection of Senator Ralph W. Yarborough..." Fine, with original dust jacket.

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July 15, 2020 11:00 AM EDT
Chesapeake City, MD, US

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