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    Harry S. Truman Twice Inscribed Book Mr. President. (New York: Farrar, Straus and Young, 1952), 8vo (8.25" x 11.25"), blue imitation leather boards with gilt titles, special limited edition of 250 specially bound and slipcased copies with a special limitation page bound in front on which President Truman has written, in lieu of the copy's limitation number, "D. S. D./ To: Hon. Donald S. Dawson,/ From: The President./ White House,/ August 10, 1952.". On the facing page, which has a color photograph of Truman sitting at his desk, the President has written: "To a real personnel officer, efficient, able, loyal!". Donald S. Dawson, friend and fellow Missourian was Truman's appointment secretary, largely responsible for his marshalling of the whistle-stop tour in the 1948 presidential election campaign. The spine is lightly sunned and soiled, else very good in a sunned and moderately worn slipcase as issued.

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