Description

    Harry Truman Signed Presentation Copy of Mr. President:The First Publication from the Personal Diaries... and Revealing Interviews of Harry S. Truman. By William Hillman. New York: Farrar, Straus and Young, [1952]. Inscribed by Harry Truman on the frontispiece photo: "Kindest regards to Miss Dawn Knoth / Harry S. Truman." Together with a transmittal letter from Matthew Connelly, secretary to the president. Connelly's letter references a second "autograph opposite page 113," which is a signature by Connelly identifying Miss Knoth as his niece. Also includes a pass to the New York Central Building and a Christmas Card, associated to Knoth.
    Condition: Book lacks dust jacket; front joint is a worn, with foxing to cloth binding and light toning throughout. Connelly's letter has rust paper clip stains that match those on front paste down of book.


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2017
    11th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 11
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 252

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $250,000 (minimum $19), plus 20% of any amount between $250,000 and $2,500,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,500,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Floor auctions

    Open for bidding: (View All)

    Fine Art
    Ends on 01/30/2018

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 June 9 The Glen Swanson Collection of Indian War Relics, Including Little Big Horn Legends of the West - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    The department director has the heart of a true and highly knowledgeable collector with the business acumen of someone who has been not only successful but has decades of an impeccable track record
    David Greenburg,
    Chicago, IL
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,735,414