Very Good in Fine jacket. Collectible. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Cloth, gilt, xxxiv, 506 pp., illus., bib. notes, index; 24 cm. The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Volume 2. Near fine. Tight, clean copy. Age toning. Stated "First Edition." Dust jacket protected in a mylar book cover. "Robert A. Caro's life of Lyndon Johnson, which began with the greatly acclaimed The Path to Power, also winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, continues--one of the richest, most intensive and most revealing examinations ever undertaken of an American President. In Means of Ascent the Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer/historian, chronicler also of Robert Moses in The Power Broker, carries Johnson through his service in World War II and the foundation of his long-concealed fortune and the facts behind the myths he created about it. But the explosive heart of the book is Caro's revelation of the true story of the fiercely contested 1948 senatorial election, for forty years shrouded in rumor, which Johnson had to win or face certain political death, and which he did win--by "the 87 votes that changed history." Caro makes us witness to a momentous turning point in American politics: the tragic last stand of the old politics versus the new--the politics of issue versus the politics of image, mass manipulation, money and electronic dazzle."-Publisher.
B&w plates. Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed by Author xxxiv, 506pp+ [light foxing-type spotting on top page edges]----Signed by Caro on front free endpaper; no other names or markings----
Near fine in very good jacket. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. 506 pages, thick 8vo, black cloth, dust wrapper (slightly edge-worn with two small closed tears). London: The Bodley Head, (1990). A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper. Inscribed to the philanthropists Edith and Martin Segal on the front free endpaper: "For Martin and Edith from Robert A. Caro."
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