Fifty-Fifty [birthday of Senator William Benton]

Fifty-Fifty [birthday of Senator William Benton]

New York: M.J. Pollak, 1950. Hardcover. "A collection of sundry thoughts on friendships and birthdays in general, together with some particular comments by a few of the many friends of William Benton on the occasion of whose fiftieth birthday this privately printed edition of fifty copies is produced." [48] p.; 26 cm. Dark blue leather spine with gilt-stamped spine title; dark blue cloth over boards. Dark blue endpapers. Slipcase has dark blue cloth on spine and ends with light blue paper on sides. Bound by Sloves Bindery. An out-of-series copy. William Benton (1900-1973) represented Connecticut in the United States Senate from 1949 to 1953 and served as U.S. Ambasador to UNESCO in Paris from 1963 to 1968. Contains birthday congratulations from Reginald Marsh, as well as numerous business and political acquaintances. Book and slipcase are in Fine Condition. Fine / fine. Item #001412

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