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IMPORTANT ASSOCIATION/PRESENTATION COPY, ONE OF ONLY 60 SPECIALLY PRINTED, PRESIDENT TRUMAN’S 1951 ADDRESS INSCRIBED IN THE MONTH OF PUBLICATION

(TRUMAN, Harry). Address of the President at the Opening of the Conference. Washington, Christmas 1951.

Special limited first edition, number 33 of only 60 copies with the text from Truman’s speech at the Japanese Peace Conference, printed for President Truman at Christmas 1951, an exceptional presentation/association copy warmly inscribed the month of publication to Truman’s Secretary of the Air Force, “To Hon. Stuart Symington, with best wishes for a Merry Christmas, Harry Truman, Dec. 25, 1951.” $13,800.

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"IT HAS BEEN MY PRIVILEGE TO HOLD THE PRESIDENTIAL OFFICE FOR NEARLY EIGHT YEARS NOW…"

TRUMAN, Harry S. Advance Press Transcript of Truman's Final State of the Union Address, Signed. Washington, DC, January 7, 1953. Eight leaves, mimeographed typescript on versos and rectos for 16 pages.

Advance press transcript of Truman's final State of the Union Address, signed by him, a stirring summation of the challenges and accomplishments of his years in office, and a call to unite behind the efforts of President-Elect Eisenhower. This is a mimeographed advance transcript of the speech, marked "Confidential" at the top, issued in very small numbers for the use of the press—most copies would have been discarded after use. $13,500.

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LARGE FRAMED PHOTOGRAPH SHOWING TRUMAN HOLDING UP THE ICONIC ISSUE OF THE CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE BEARING THE HEADLINE "DEWEY DEFEATS TRUMAN," WARMLY INSCRIBED BY TRUMAN

TRUMAN, Harry. Photograph inscribed. No place, August 12, 1956.

Large photographic print showing Truman smiling and holding up the famous issue of the Chicago Daily Tribune in which his loss to Dewey was erroneously predicted based on incomplete returns, inscribed: "To Courteney Darber with happy memories! 8/12/56 Harry Truman." $12,500.

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BOLDLY SIGNED BY PRESIDENT HARRY TRUMAN

TRUMAN, Harry. Typed letter signed. Independence, Missouri, November 11, 1953.

Fascinating and rare three-page typed letter from President Truman to the Chairman of the House Un-American Activities Committee in response to a subpoena, in which he refuses to appear before the Committee citing presidential precedent and constitutional doctrine on separation of powers, boldly signed by President Truman. $9000.

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ARCHIVE OF 100 ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHSOF THE TRUMAN ADMINISTRATION, 1945-1958

TRUMAN, Harry. Photoarchive (from a newspaper morgue). Various places, 1945-58. Comprehensive photographic documentation of the Truman years, from his first news conference to his famous re-election campaign, from his diplomatic meetings with Churchill and Stalin to his endorsement of Adlai Stevenson. $2500.

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INSCRIBED BY PRESIDENT TRUMAN

TRUMAN, Harry S. Truman Speaks. New York, 1960.

First edition of a collection of lectures given by Truman at Columbia University from April 27-29, 1959, inscribed on the half title by President Truman in the year of publication, "To my good friend and colleague, thanks & kindest regards from his former boss & friend, 4/21/60 Harry Truman." $2500.

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LARGE W. EUGENE SMITH ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH

OF TRUMAN CASTING HIS VOTE

SMITH, W. Eugene. Original photograph of Harry Truman Voting. Independence, Missouri, November 15, 1948.

Large vintage photograph by W. Eugene Smith of Harry Truman for Life’s “photo essay” on the President, dated and captioned on the verso in a contemporary hand. $1800.

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WARMLY INSCRIBED FROM TRUMAN TO ECONOMIST ISADOR LUBIN

TRUMAN, Harry. Photograph inscribed. No place, circa 1950.

Original black-and-white bust-length photograph of Harry Truman, inscribed on the mount: “To Dr. Isador Lubin, my friend and a real patriot with best wishes and kindest regards. Harry Truman.” $1600.

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HOLIDAY GREETINGS FROM HARRY S. TRUMAN,
HANDSOMELY FRAMED WITH PORTRAIT

TRUMAN, Harry S. Typed letter signed. Independence, Missouri, December 13, 1966.

Typed note signed by Truman, addressed “to the Honorable and Mrs. Edward D. McKim,” handsomely framed with original photograph of Truman and original envelope. $1500.

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HAIL TO THE POSSIBLE CHIEF: LARGE STACKPOLE PHOTOGRAPH OF TRUMAN’S 1948 CAMPAIGN TRAIL

(TRUMAN, Harry) STACKPOLE, Peter. Vintage photograph for Life magazine. Mount Vernon, Texas, 1948.

Vintage photograph by Life staff photographer Peter Stackpole of the crowd gathered to greet candidate Harry Truman on his “Whistle Stop” appearance in Mount Vernon, Texas. $650.

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“HIS WORK CHANGED, AS WELL AS DOCUMENTED, HISTORY”

(TRUMAN, Harry) SMITH, W. Eugene. Copy-print of Harry Truman listening to National Anthem. No place, 1948.

Contemporary copy-print by Life magazine staff photographer Thomas Styles of W. Eugene Smith’s photograph of Harry Truman for Life’s “photo essay” on the President, with stamps on verso identifying Smith as the photographer and the date. $485.

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