First edition, first printing of Truman by David McCullough, signed by the author.
Octavo, 1117pp. Blue hardcover, dark blue cloth spine, title in silver on spine. Full number line starting with “1” on copyright page, identifying a first edition, first printing. In publisher’s first edition dust jacket, fine, with $30.00 on front flap. Inscribed by the author: “For Joan + Don Shifter, sharing this history together. David McCullough.” A fine copy.
This Pulitzer Prize-winning biography by author and historian David McCullough is part of a series of works that have helped to rehabilitate the legacy of President Harry Truman. Recent historians consider Truman’s time in office as one of the most consequential in American history, often ranking him in the upper tier of Presidents.