First edition, first printing of Truman by David McCullough, signed by the author.
Octavo, 1117pp. Blue hardcover, dark blue cloth spine, title stamped in silver on spine. Full number line starting with “1” on copyright page, identifying a first edition, first printing. Light sunning along top edge of spine, otherwise fine. In publisher’s first state dust jacket, with $30.00 on front flap, touch of shelf wear, a near fine example.
Signed by author David McCullough on the title page with a great inscription: “For Bob – who has helped make Truman number one in Washington – many, many thanks. David McCullough. 7/1/92.”
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.