Quarto, [two volumes], xviii, 800pp (Vol.1), 682pp (Vol.2). Marbled boards, faux brown leather on spine, gilt title on spine, title on printed label affixed to front cover. Erratum slip in second edition. Includes congressional pamphlet “Celebrating the Publication” of the second edition of this work. Signed on title page of Volume 2 by Senator Robert Byrd.
Comments: Senator Robert Byrd served in the United States Senate from 1959-2010, representing the state of West Virginia. With a forward by William E. Leuchtenburg. Edited by Mary Sharon Hall, U.S. Senate Historical Office.