"But there are no loners. No man lives in a void. His every act is conditioned by his time and his society": First Edition of the Author’s Classic Work The Death of a President, Signed By Him

  • The Death of a President.

The Death of a President.


Item Number: 3392

New York: Harper & Row, 1967.

First edition of the historian’s most well-known and enduring work. Octavo, original blue cloth. Signed by William Manchester on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with the lightest of shelfwear to the crown of the spine. A very bright example.

Originally published in the spring of 1967 to positive reviews, it sold more than a million copies by the summer of that same year. It went on to "became a best seller and later was given the Dag Hammarskjold International Literary Prize" (New York Times).

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