Signed first edition of Truman Speaks, edited by Cyril Clemens and inscribed to NATO Ambassador Thomas K. Finletter.
Octavo, 128pp. Blue cloth, title in gilt on spine, wear at edges. Stated “first edition” on copyright page. Lacking dust jacket. Portions of the dust jacket affixed to front and rear endpapers. (Burns 0055) Signed by the editor on the title page. Inscribed by Cyril Clemens on the front free endpaper: “To Thomas K. Finletter, Great American with the Editor’s high esteem. Cyril Clemens. October 1951.”
Cyril Clemens was an early biographer of President Harry Truman, writing “The Man from Missouri – Harry S. Truman” in 1945.