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MR. PRESIDENT. THE FIRST PUBLICATION FROM THE PERSONAL DIARIES, PRIVATE LETTERS PAPERS AND REVEALING INTERVIEWS OF HARRY TRUMAN
Farrar, Straus & Young (1952), New York - Quarto (8" x 11") bound in two-toned cloth and illustrated with numerous facsimiles of Truman's writing, drawings, and photographs in color and black and white. An incredible copy, INSCRIBED by Truman as President in the large blank margin beneath the color frontispiece photograph of Truman at his desk: "To Hon. & Mrs. John W. McCormack with/kindest regards for their good friend./White House,/Harry Truman/Dec. 17, 1952." McCormack was a Democratic member from Massachusetts of the United States Congress from 1928 to 1971, serving as Speaker of the House of Representatives under Kennedy and Johnson from 1963 to 1971. Only Tip O'Neill served a longer term as Speaker (10 years). Binding a bit cocked; lacking the dustwrapper. Very Good with a superb presentation [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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