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Memoirs: Year of Decisions and Memoirs: Years of Trial and Hope 1946-1952. by  Harry S Truman - Signed First Edition - 1955-56 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 119588)

Memoirs: Year of Decisions and Memoirs: Years of Trial and Hope 1946-1952.

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Memoirs: Year of Decisions and Memoirs: Years of Trial and Hope 1946-1952.

by Truman, Harry S

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New York: Doubleday & Company, 1955-56. First editions of President Truman's presidential memoirs. Octavo, two volumes, original black cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page of Volume I in the year of publication, "With many thanks and best wishes to Jack Fuller from Harry Truman Nov. 28, 1955." Both volumes are near fine in near fine price-clipped dust jackets. Jacket designs by Sydney Butchkes. Jacket photographs by Eliot Elsofon and U.S. Army Corps. "Truman’s Memoirs are an invaluable record of the former president’s tumultuous years in office, his early days in Missouri, and his rise in local and state politics. There are delightful glimpses of his family life, striking appraisals and anecdotes of world leaders such as Churchill, Stalin, Chiang and De Gaulle, and candid disclosures about the background of national and international events. But overshadowing all is the story of the glorious task of bringing a war to an end, of working for an enduring peace and leading the free world into a new age" (Doubleday).

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Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
119588
Title
Memoirs: Year of Decisions and Memoirs: Years of Trial and Hope 1946-1952.
Author
Truman, Harry S
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Doubleday & Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1955-56
Keywords
Harry Truman Autograph, Harry Truman Memoirs Signed First Editions, Harry Truman President, Harry Truman Presidential Memoir
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Biography and Autobiography;
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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew and Adrienne Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, as well as other regional fairs.

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