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Truman | Harry S.

Memoirs by Harry S. Truman

Kansas City Edition


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Memoirs of Harry S. Truman, inscribed to Rufus B. Burrus, a lifelong friend, family attorney, and board member of the Harry S. Truman Library Institute.

Octavo, [two volumes], xi, [1], 596pp; xi, [3], 594pp. Black cloth, title stamped in silver on spines. “Special Kansas City Edition Limited” stated on both copyright pages. Top edge dyed green, both volumes. Light wear from handling, thumb marks to cover of Volume I. Volume II fine, appears unread, previous ownership notation on front free endpaper. Both volumes with illustrated front endpapers. In the publisher’s “Kansas City Edition” dust jackets, $5.00 retail price on front flaps, “Kansas City Edition” stated on spines, light shelf wear, near fine examples. Inscribed by President Truman in Volume I, Year of Decisions: “With kindest regard and best wishes to Rufus Burrus, my long time friend and comrade. Harry S. Truman. 12/19/55.”

This set is inscribed to Rufus B. Burrus (1900-1990), who was a lifelong friend, neighbor, family legal adviser, and board member of the Harry S. Truman Library Institute.

Additional information

Location Published

Garden City


Doubleday & Company, Inc.


Kansas City Edition

Date Published

1955 / 1956




Near Fine

Jacket Condition

Near Fine


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