First edition of Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Jon Meacham. Inscribed by 21 members of the Romney Presidential Campaign of 2012.
Octavo, xxix, 759pp. Maroon hardcover, title in gilt on spine. Stated “first edition” with full number line on copyright page. Illustrated endpapers. In publisher’s first edition dust jacket, $35.00 on front flap, fine condition. Signed by the following individuals: Mitt Romney, G. Scott Romney, Katie Packer Gage (Deputy Campaign Manager), Beth Myers (Senior Advisor), Eric Fehrnstrom (Senior Advisor), Bob Wickers (Senior Advisor) and many others. Provenance: From the Romney Family Estate Sale in Bloomfield Hill, Michigan.
Jon Meacham won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography in 2009 for his monumental work on Andrew Jackson titled American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House. Selected by the Bush Family as the official biographer of President George H.W. Bush, Meacham wrote Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush, which was published in 2015. He delivered the eulogy at the funeral of President Bush in 2018.