Signed first edition of Heartbeat by President George H.W. Bush, with a personal letter from President Bush referring to the book.
Octavo, 352pp. First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. In the publisher’s dust jacket, retail price on front flap, touch of The book is signed by President George Bush on bookplate, affixed to front free endpaper.
Includes a personal note from President Bush on his letterhead: “… Although I was never really interested in writing a memoir – historians can decide the ups and downs of my time in office – I did want to let others know about what I call ‘heartbeat.’ All the best, George Bush.”
When President Bush referenced “heartbeat,” it was a code word referring to his personal bedrock values of service, duty, honor, friends, faith, and family.