March 2017 Auction Ends Thursday, March 30th, 5pm Pacific
Martin Luther King, Jr. signed first edition of ''Strength to Love'', Dr. King's autobiography and a collection of his most inspirational sermons and speeches. New York: Harper & Row, 1963. Inscribed ''To Major Earnest D. Muse / With Best Wishes / Martin Luther King'' on the front free endpaper. Above the inscription is noted ''Los Angeles Calif. / 2-17-64'', ostensibly the date and place that King signed the book. At this time King had just completed the March on Washington and would be awarded the Nobel Peace Price later that year, before organizing the Selma march in 1965. Book is housed in its original dust jacket with $3.50 price intact. Measures 5.75'' x 8.5'' and runs 146pp. In publisher's black cloth boards, book is in very good to near fine condition. Dust jacket is in very good condition.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Signed ''Strength To Love'' Autobiography -- First Edition in Dust Jacket
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