The true first edition of Dreams From My Father by future President Barack Obama. Octavo, xi, 403pp. White boards, black cloth spine, title in gilt on spine. Stated “first edition” on copyright page with first state number line (98765432). In publishers first state dust jacket, near fine condition, with $23.00 on front flap, bright illustrations. An excellent example of this scarce work by the future president of the United States.
Comments: As the name recognition of Barack Obama increased, Dreams From My Father was reissued by Crown Publishing in 2004. This is the true first edition, which only sold 8,000 copies then went out of print in 1995.