Lot #4096
Harry S. Truman Collection of (24) Signed Books

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Estimate: $5000+

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Description

Collection of 24 books signed by Harry S. Truman, including hardcovers and a few softcovers, with some inscribed.

Titles are:

- Mr. President (limited edition numbered 131/250, signed and inscribed below the frontispiece, "To my good friend & able colleague, with every good wish, Harry S. Truman," and on the colophon, "To: Hon. Mon C. Wallgren, From: The President, White House, August 13, 1952")
- Mr. Citizen (slipcased limited edition, numbered 553/1000)
- Official 1949 Inaugural Program (limited deluxe edition)
- Freedom and Equality (inscribed)
- The First Republicans
- Memoirs, Vol. I: Year of Decisions (inscribed)
- Memoirs, Vol. II: Years of Trial and Hope (inscribed)
- Early Western Pennsylvania Politics (inscribed to Congressman James G. Fulton)
- Truman Speaks
- This Man Truman (inscribed)
- Harry Truman: A Political Biography
- The Loneliest Campaign (inscribed)
- Missouri Compromise (inscribed with a postscript: "This is a lot of hooey!")
- The Free World and Free Trade (slipcased edition limited to 1000)
- Presidents Who Have Known Me (inscribed)
- The Truman Program (inscribed)
- The American President
- The Man of Independence (inscribed)
- Funeral Guestbook of John L. Miles, former sheriff of Jackson County who served with Truman in WWI (signed inside by attendees including Truman)
- Log of President Truman's Eleventh Trip to Key West (inscribed)
- Freedom to Serve: Equality of Treatment and Opportunity in the Armed Services
- A Pictorial Biography
- Report of the Commission on the Renovation of the Executive Mansion (inscribed)
- Charters of Freedom

In overall very good to fine condition, with tears, creases, and losses to the limited Mr. President dust jacket, and "Library of Lawrence E. Miller" blindstamps to rear pages. From the collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Presidential Memorabilia
  • Dates: February 06 - February 13