First Edition of Arthur M. Schlesinger's The Age of Jackson; Signed by Him
The Age of Jackson.
Schlesinger, Arthur M..$750.00
Item Number: 45288
Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1945.
First edition of Schlesinger’s Pulitzer Prize-winning work. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. on the title page. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Jacket design by Lester M. Peterson. First editions are uncommon, especially signed.
In 1946 Schlesinger's Pulitzer Prize-winning The Age of Jackson was published to widespread acclaim. In this book Schlesinger reinterpreted the American era of Jacksonian democracy in terms of its cultural, social, and economic aspects as well as its strictly political dimensions.