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McNaughton, Frank.

MENNEN WILLIAMS OF MICHIGAN: Fighter for Progress. Preface by John D. Voelker.

Oceana Publications, Inc.: NY 1960 Frontis, 9 x 5.5, cloth w/ dust jacket, 256 + index. Bookplate, b&w photo pasted on rear free endpaper showing book's previous owner in the background of Detroit's Memorial Day parade in 1966 and leading the parade were Gov. Romney, Ex-Gov. Williams, Mayor Cavanagh else good w/ lightly worn, chipped and torn dust jacket. G. Mennen Williams had an illustrious career: assist. Attny. Gen, governor of Michigan, asst sec'y of state for African affairs (where he made the famous remark "Africa for Africans", U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines, Michigan supreme court justice and chief justice of the Michigan supreme court. Included with the book are newspaper clippings related to Williams' career, one of his trademark green bowties w/ white dots (printed on inside "Designed Expressly for Governor G. Mennen Williams"), six small pinback bowties, two small bumper stickers w/ bowties printed on them. FIRST ED, INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY MENNEN WILLIAMS, AFFIXED SIGNED CARD BY NANCY WILLIAMS (HIS WIFE), SIGNED ON COPYRIGHT PAGE BY WILLIAMS' MOTHER ELMA MENNEN WILLIAMS, AFFIXED SIGNED CARD WITH INSCRIPTION BY BOOK'S AUTHOR AND AFFIXED SIGNED CARD BY MICHIGAN SUPREME COURT JUSTICE AND WELL KNOWN AUTHOR JOHN D. VOELKER WHO ALSO SIGNED AS ROBERT TRAVER WHO WROTE THE INTRODUCTION TO THIS BOOK. A fantastic collection.


Book Id: 97-7658

Price: $150.00

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