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    Harry S. Truman Inscribed Edition of Memoirs by Harry S. Truman. Vol. 1 and 2. Year of Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1955. Special Kansas City Edition Limited to 20,615 copies. 8vo, 596 pages including Index. Inscribed on half title of volume 1: "To A.J. Liebmann with/kindest regards from/Harry Truman/ 12/20/55". Black buckram boards with Truman's signature in silver on front cover; blue label on spine with silver and blue lettering. A few minor bumps to spine ends and board edges, else very fine. Dust jacket has several small tears, chips, and paper loss at spine ends and edges. Back of dust jacket has creasing. Adhesive residue on dust jacket. [and:] Years of Trial and Hope. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1956. Special Kansas City Edition Limited to 20,615 copies. 8vo, 594 pages including Index. Black buckram with Truman's signature in silver on front cover; blue label on spine with silver and blue lettering. A few minor bumps to spine ends and board edges, else very fine. Dust jacket has several small tears, chips, and paper loss at spine ends and edges. Back of dust jacket has creasing. Adhesive residue on dust jacket. Together with Harry S. Truman Typed Letter Signed. "Harry Truman". One page, 7.25" x 10.5", Kansas City, Missouri, August 23, 1954, on letterhead from Truman's post-presidency office at the Federal Reserve Bank Building, thanking Doctor A.J. Liebmann of New York, New York for "the pamphlet containing the interesting essay by the Keeper of Manuscripts of the New York Public Library." Letter has two smoothed folds and slight toning on margins. Original transmittal envelope is present.

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