The advance reading copy of Dreams From My Father by Barack Obama. Octavo, , 385pp. Illustrated paperback, title on spine, glossy illustration on front panel. Stated “first edition” on copyright page with first state number line (98765432). Stated “Advance Reader’s Edition” on front panel, with notes about distribution on back panel. An incredibly scarce publication in excellent condition.
Comments: This is the advance reader’s copy of Dreams From My Father by future President Barack Obama. It us unknown how many uncorrected proof copies were printed since access to the publication records are still unavailable. As the name recognition of Barack Obama increased, Dreams From My Father was reissued by Crown Publishing in 2004.