The complete set of The Years Of Lyndon Johnson, all first editions, signed in Volume I by author Robert A. Caro. Octavo, [four volumes], xxiii, 882pp; xxxiv, 506pp; xxiv, 1167pp; xix, 712pp. Black cloth covers, titles in gilt. Stated “first edition” in every volume. All in publishers dust jackets, retail prices on front flaps, all fine to near fine, with almost imperceptible shelf war to Volume I. Signed by the author, Robert A. Caro, on the front end paper of Volume I. A fine collection.
Comments: With these four volumes, Robert A. Caro has authored the definitive history of the life of President Lyndon Johnson, with the 5th Volume to cover the last years of his presidency and retirement. The Path to Power, released in 1982, won the National Book Critics Circle Award and was a finalist for the National Book Award. The 3rd volume, Master of the Senate, won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography and the National Book Award for Nonfiction.