Limited edition of the Memoirs of Harry S. Truman, for the personal use of former President Truman.
Thick octavo, [in two volumes], xi, 596pp; xi, 594pp. Blue leather, title in gilt on spine of each volume. Top edge gilt. Each volume in a publisher’s cardboard slipcase, title on label affixed to side panel. This set is not signed.
This leather-bound set was produced for the personal use of President Harry Truman when he maintained an office at the Truman Presidential Library. Only a handful of signed sets are known to exist, all given to close associates and family members of President Truman. The remaining volumes were eventually sold by the library as unsigned sets. (Burns 0016)