Lot 96: Souvenir edition of LIFE magazine entitled 'Inaugural Spectacle,' 8.25 x 11, published in 1961, signed and inscribed on the front cover in ink as president, "For Betty Proxmire—with very best wishes, John Kennedy." The magazine commemorates JFK's inauguration and features numerous images of the event throughout, as well as the complete text of his famous inaugural speech in which he implored the nation, 'Ask not what your country can do for you—ask what you can do for your country.' In fine condition, with some scattered creases and ink in the signature and inscription a shade or two light. Very few signed copies of Kennedy's memorable speech are known to exist, making this all the more desirable.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 467
Wednesday, 13th January 2016
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