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    Harry S. Truman. Year of Decisions [and:] Years of Trial and Hope... Garden City: 1955-1956. First trade editions, presentation copy.

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    Harry S. Truman. Year of Decisions [and:] Years of Trial and Hope. Garden City: Doubleday, 1955, 1956. First trade editions. Presentation copy. Inscribed by Truman on the dedication page in volume I (volume II not inscribed): "To my good friend and/long time supporter,/Jack Kroll/with Kindest regards and/deep appreciation of his/friendship from/Harry Truman/2/7/56". Two octavo volumes. Publisher's full black cloth, front boards stamped in silver, spines stamped in lavender and silver. Original dust jackets (volume I is price-clipped). Cloth bindings somewhat rubbed. Bookseller's ticket on front pastedown in volume I. Dust jackets have some edgewear, light chipping, some soiling and a few short tears. Overall, a very good set. Jack Kroll was the head of the Political Action Committee of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (before it became the AFL-CIO), and was one of Truman's most prominent allies in the labor movement. Kroll's papers are now held in the Library of Congress. From the James C. Seacrest Collection.



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