Very Scarce Genuinely Signed Book by Lyndon B. Johnson
JOHNSON, Lyndon B. (1908-1973). President of the united States (1963-1969). Vice-President under John F. Kennedy (1961-1963).
William S. White’s book “The Professional Lyndon B. Johnson” Houghton and Mifflin Co. 1964, fourth printing. Inscribed to Paul Betz and signed and dated “12/5/64” (as President) by Johnson. At the time, Paul Betz was 20 years old, a pre-medical student who courted First daughter Luci Baines Johnson when she was 17 years old. Paul Betz escorted Luci to her father’s inaugural ball. This book was signed shortly after LBJ signed the Civil Rights Bill into law. This may be the only book of this title signed by Johnson as President. Only a handful of this title contains a genuine signature of Johnson. Almost every book of this title that comes on the market is inscribed and signed by Johnson’s secretary. A fine copy with dust jacket.............................. $1250.00