Cooke, Alistair, Alistair Cooke's America, 1973, first edition, limited edition No.39/250, signed by the author, illustrated with colour plates and maps, Paradine in association with the British Broadcasting Corporation and Alfred A. Knopf, crushed full morocco binding by Morrell with titles to spine and front cover in in gilt, marbled and map endpapers, in marbled and red cloth slipcase. Note: specially bound for the occasion of the American Bicentennial celebration, this work accompanied Cooke's BBC 2 series America, 'a personal history of the United States', written and presented by Cooke and produced by Michael Gill. It was broadcast in both countries across 1972 and 1973 and in the US a charitable foundation considered the book of such educational value that it out a copy in every American public library.

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