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Memoirs (2 Volumes): Year of Decisions and Years of Trial and Hope by  Harry S Truman - Signed First Edition - 1955 - from Bookbid Rare Books (SKU: 1403365)

Memoirs (2 Volumes): Year of Decisions and Years of Trial and Hope

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Memoirs (2 Volumes): Year of Decisions and Years of Trial and Hope

by Truman, Harry S

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  • hardcover
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Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1955. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Two volume set of the Harry S. Truman Memoirs, INSCRIBED. Volume 1: Years of Decisions is a first edition as stated on the copyright page. INSCRIBED and dated by Truman on the front free end page to Samuel A Boorstin, prominent attorney in Tulsa, OK, and father of Daniel J. Boorstin, who became the 12th Librarian of Congress. This inscription suggests that Truman sought the elder Boorstin's advice at some point. Boorstin's personal sticker affixed to the bottom of the front free end paper. There are several notations made by a previous owner on the front paste down, front free end paper and back free end paper. Darkening on the front free papers from something that was laid (or perhaps taped) in. Very slight edge wear; very good condition. Dust jacket has original price of $5.00 printed on the front flap. Some edge wear; darkening at top of spine; very good. Volume 2: Years of Trial and Hope is a first edition, as stated on the copyright page. A nice, bright, square copy in near fine condition. No dust jacket. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item.

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bookseller
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Bookseller’s Inventory #
1403365
Title
Memoirs (2 Volumes): Year of Decisions and Years of Trial and Hope
Author
Truman, Harry S
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Doubleday & Company, Inc
Date Published
1955
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