First edition, first printing of Caging the Nuclear Genie: An American Challenge for Global Security, signed by Stansfield Turner.
Octavo, xi, 163pp. Blue hardcover, black cloth spine. First edition, with full number line on copyright page. In publisher’s near fine dust jacket, retail price on front flap, light shelf wear. Signed and dated by Admiral Turner on the front free endpaper. Additional laid-in letter to Senator Alfonse M. D’Amato of New York, signed by the author.
Admiral Stansfield Turner (1923-2018) served as the Director of the CIA during the Carter Administration. He was nominated in 1977 by President Jimmy Carter to succeed George H.W. Bush in the post. Prior to his post at the CIA, Turner was the President of the Naval War College (1972-1974), commander of the US Second Fleet (1974-1975), and Supreme Allied Commander NATO Southern Europe (1975-1977). He died in 2018.