First printing of This Man Truman by Frank McNaughton, inscribed by President Harry Truman.
Octavo, 219pp. Dark blue cloth, title in gilt on spine over red print. Stated “first printing” on copyright page. Offsetting to rear endpaper. In publisher’s dust jacket, $2.50 on front flap, closed tear to top edge front panel, some chipping at edges, closed tears at hinges, archival reinforcement on verso, a good example. Previous ownership label on endpaper. (Burns, 0070) Signed on the front free endpaper: “Sincerely, Harry Truman.”
An early biography of President Harry Truman, focusing mostly on his early years in Missouri and his time in the Senate.