Signed first edition, first printing of My Life by President Bill Clinton, from the private collection of Journalist and presidential historian Lawrence L. Knutson.
Octavo, 957pp, xlii. Blue cloth, gilt title on spine, embossed name of author on cover. Stated “First Edition” on copyright page, with “failure of my life” error in Acknowledgments on page IV, denoting a first printing. Publisher’s first edition dust jacket, retail price on front flap, fine condition. Signed by President Clinton on title page in blue felt pen. Includes an AP business card and ephemera from the estate of Lawrence L. Knutson.
This book is from the private collection of Journalist and presidential historian Lawrence L. Knutson, presented to him in 2002 upon his retirement after 37 years with the Associated Press. In retirement, he authored “Away from the White House: Presidential Escapes, Retreats, and Vacations” in 2014, an in-depth history of presidential retreats.