New York: Rinehart & Company, 1954. First edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 1020pp. Octavo [24 cm] Black cloth over boards with gilt stamped titles on the spines. Pale blue endpapers. With an illustrated paper covered slipcase. The books are in very good condition, with light surface and edge wear. The slipcase is in good condition, with rubbing. Item #40369
Winner of the 1955 Bancroft Prize and the 1955 Pulitzer Prize for history. Inscribed by the author on the front free endsheet of volume 1. A signed letter from Paul Horgan to the owner, has been taped to the front pastedown of this volume as well. The original envelope that accompanied the letter has been tucked in.