First Edition of Truman; Inscribed by David McCullough
Item Number: 74368
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992.
First edition of the historian’s first Pulitzer Prize-winning work. Octavo, original half cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed and dated by the author in the month of publication on the title page, “For Marty and Gina with best wishes for your future together David McCullough Independence June 20, 1992.” Near fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket and illustration design by Wendell Minor.
Hailed by critics as an American masterpiece, David McCullough's sweeping biography of the thirty-third President of the United States. Truman provides a deeply moving look at an extraordinary, singular American. "A warm, affectionate and thoroughly captivating biography....the most thorough account of Truman's life yet to appear" (Alan Brinkley, The New York Times Book Review).