First Edition of The Landmark Work The Making of the “EVERY AMERICAN ELECTION SUMMONS THE INDIVIDUAL VOTER TO WEIGH THE PAST AGAINST THE FUTURE”: President 1960; Lengthily Inscribed by Theodore H. White

  • The Making of the President 1960.

The Making of the President 1960.


Item Number: 5011

New York: Atheneum Publishers, 1961.

First edition of this Pulitzer Prize-winning classic. Octavo, original blue cloth. Warmly inscribed by the author to “For Barbara Norman- with all best wishes, after much too brief acquantaince, but with permanent affection, Teddy White Theodore H. White.” Topstain lightly stained, very good in a very good dust jacket. Signed and inscribed first printings are scarce.

White made history with his groundbreaking The Making of the President 1960, a narrative that won the Pulitzer Prize for revolutionizing the way that presidential campaigns were reported. "White unites a novelist's knack of dramatization and a historian's sense of significance with a synthesizing skill that grasps the reader by the lapels" (Newsweek).

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