The Opal: A Pure Gift for the Holy Days. MDCCCXLVII. Edited by Mrs Sarah J. Hale. Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Fine American Binding: FDR’s Copy

The Opal: A Pure Gift for the Holy Days. MDCCCXLVII. Edited by Mrs Sarah J. Hale.

New York: J. C. Riker, 129 Fulton Street, 1848.

Sartain, John. First edition. Engraved hand-colored presentation leaf, 9 engraved plates. Illustrated by John Sartain. viii, [9]-320 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Fine American Binding: FDR’s Copy. Original elaborately gilt decorated brown morocco, a.e.g . In cloth slipcase and chemise. Bookplate of Donald Scott Carmichael Faxon. p. 57, #624. Item #231599

Signed on the flyleaf, “Franklin D. Roosevelt, Hyde Park” and then below FDR has added “Longfellow, Willis, Read, etc. All plates by Sartain.”.

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