Memoirs: Volume One, Year of Decisions; Volume Two, Years of Trial and Hope, 1946-1952
1956 · Garden City, NY
by Truman, Harry S.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co, 1956. Later printings of the original edition. 8vo. 2 volumes: xi, 596; xi, (2), 594 pp. Inscribed on the half-title of each volume "To James S. Simpson / From Harry Truman / 12-5-66." Truman (1884-1972) served as the thirty-third President of the United States, 1945-1953. Black cloth, printed dust jackets (worn, soiled, both chipped at spine ends, volume two with a long tear in the front panel), housed in a publisher's display box advertising the set as "first published at $10.00, now the two volumes for only $5.50". Pencil markings on the spine of both jackets; very good copies in worn jackets, in a scarce publisher's box. (2616). (Inventory #: 56092)