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 rubbing to top corner of spine. In publisher’s first edition dust jacket, near fine, with $30.00 on front flap, some wear from handling at the top edge of the spine, otherwise a fine example. Signed by author David McCullough on the half-title and dated, “May 1992.” An exceptional 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.