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Truman, Harry S
Memoirs by Harry S. Truman; Year of Decisions; Years of Trial and Hope
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1955 / 1956. Limited Edition. Cloth. Signed limited edition of the Memoirs of Harry S. Truman, inscribed in both volumes to Senator Wayne Morse. Thick octavo, [two volumes], xi, [1], 596pp; xi, [3], 594pp. Blue cloth, title in gilt on spine over black label. Top edge gilt. Both volumes appear unread. In publishers original glassine jackets, fine condition. Gray endpapers. Housed in limited edition slipcases, both inscribed by Harry Truman on the title label, with some shelf wear, but overall near fine. Both volumes are inscribed on the half title: "To the Honorable Wayne Morse, with affectionate regards from one of his greatest admirers. Harry Truman. Independence. Dec. 31, 1955." Inscription in Volume II: "To Honorable Wayne Morse from Harry Truman. 5/5/56." Includes a note on Page 501 of Volume II from "MMM," the wife of Senator Morse, Mildred Martha "Midge" Morse. She writes that the follow paragraph by Truman "states very well the feelings that Wayne Morse had that lead him to leave the campaign and support Stevenson. He had become disenchanted when Eisenhower chose Richard Nixon. As the campaign went on he become convinced that Stevenson should be elected." Fine / fine. Item #2456 This limited edition set is inscribed to Senator Wayne Morse, an Oregon politician and attorney. He began his career as a democrat, but after the election of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, he became an independent, often caucusing with the democrats. He ran for the democratic nomination for president in 1960, but lost to John F. Kennedy. He was a vocal … [Cliquez ci-dessous pour une description complète]
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