Charles G. Dawes, Notes as Vice President 1928-1929, Inscribed and Signed to the Prince of Wales
A Vice President and a Nobel Prize Winner
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Vice President Dawes Inscribed and Signs Notes as a Vice President to the Prince of Wales.
Inscribed and Signed “For H.R.H. The Prince of Wales (later Edward VIII) / with happy memories / From / Charles G. Dawes / Chicago. Oct. 20th 1935.” Bookplate from Sotheby’s Duke and Duchess of Windsor sale in 1997.
Coolidge, upon spying Dawes crossing Pennsylvania Avenue outside the Oval Office, reportedly said to Idaho Senator William Borah: “There goes the Vice President, with nothing on his mind but my health.”
This is an exceptional Association Copy, as Dawes had been Ambassador to the United Kingdom from 1929-1932; Edward VIII, in his memoirs, considered Dawes to have been an excellent and effective Ambassador.
Excellent; tight and clean throughout; wear along joints and corners.
Dawes, Charles G. (1865-1951; 30th Vice President under Coolidge; recipient of 1925 Nobel Peace Prize) NOTES AS VICE PRESIDENT 1928-1929. Boston: Little, Brown, 1935. 1st.; 329p.; frontis.; illus. Custom bound in ¾-leather and marble paper boards; raised bands; gilt titling on spine; marble boards; t.e.g.