Four volumes of The Years of Lyndon Johnson from The Easton Press, signed in Volume I by historian Robert A. Caro.
Octavo, [four volumes], xxiii, 882pp; xxxiv, 522pp; xxiv, 1167pp; xix, 712pp. All bound in full leather, titles in gilt, raised bands with decorative gilt compartments. All edges gilt. Silk endpapers and silk bookmark in each volume. This set is signed on the signature page in Volume I, with all associated paperwork from The Easton Press. An attractive set.
With these four volumes, Robert A. Caro has authored the definitive history of the life of President Lyndon Johnson, with a 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.