A signed first edition, first printing of A Thousand Days by Arthur Schlesinger.
Octavo, xiv, 1087pp. Blue cloth, title printed on spine and front cover, gilt over red. Stated “first printing” on copyright page. Faint toning to endpapers, which corresponds to the dust jacket. In publisher’s first state dust jacket, very good condition, with $9.00 price on front flap, light rubbing to spine, closed tear with tape repair to verso, exceptionally bright colors on front cover and spine. Signed on front free endpaper by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
A Thousand Days won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography in 1966.