Lot 14: John F. Kennedy Signed Profiles in Courage

RR Auction

RR Auction

2017-11-02 11:43:30

Lot 14

Signed book: Profiles in Courage. Later printing. NY: Harper & Brothers, 1956. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6 x 8.5, 266 pages. Signed and inscribed on the first free end page in blue ballpoint by Kennedy, "To Mary Cogan—with warmest regards, John Kennedy." Autographic condition: fine, with four small old tape stains well beneath the signature. Book condition: VG/VG, with small tears and creases to edges of the dust jacket. The consignor notes that the recipient, Mary Cogan, had been a volunteer on Kennedy's senatorial campaign, and obtained this signature during one of Kennedy's 1956 appearances in Springfield, Massachusetts, where she lived.

Estimate: $2000-$3000

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