Chicago: University of Chicago Press, . First Edition. Octavo (22cm.); publisher's cloth in photo-illustrated price-clipped dust jacket designed by Norman R. Wolfe, terracotta topstain; x,319pp. Some shallow chipping along jacket extremities, rear flap neatly separated at fold, else Near Fine in a Good or better copy of the jacket. Inscribed and signed to a fellow University of Chicago-based historian Leonard D. White on front free endpaper: "For L.D. White -- Who in one fundamental sense is responsible for this book--but who cannot be charged for its deficiencies. With appreciation and affection. / Morton. Jan. 30, 1956." White would be posthumously awarded the Pulitzer Prize for History in 1959 for "The Republican Era: 1869-1901."