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    Inscribed and Signed by President Harry S. Truman

    Harry Truman. Memoirs by Harry S. Truman. Vol. 1 and 2. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1955 and 1956.
    Excellent presidential lot featuring: Year of Decisions. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1955.

    First edition. Octavo. 596 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 is creased and worn, with several small tears, chips, and paper loss at spine ends. Signed in black ink on half title: "To Colonel and Mrs. J.D. Atwood with kindest regards from Harry Truman 12/12/58." Atwood was a prominent force in the development of oil and gas in the early days of U.S. exploration and drilling. He most likely gained access to Truman through his business partner, Ross L. Malone, who served as Deputy Attorney General during the concluding months of the Truman administration. [and:] Years of Trial and Hope. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1956. First edition. Octavo. 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 is creased and worn, with small tears, chips, and minor paper loss at spine ends.


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    February, 2008
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