First edition of The Craft of Intelligence, signed by CIA Director, Allen Dulles.
Octavo, viii, 277pp. Gray cloth over black cloth spine, title in gilt on spine. Lacking the “first edition” statement on the copyright page. Clean text block, free of any marks or notations. Remnant of dust jacket tape to endpapers, which impacts the signature. In publisher’s dust jacket, price clipped, near fine condition, with bright colors on cover and spine. Signed by Allen Dulles on the front free endpaper and dated “March 12, 1964.”
Allen Dulles was the Director of the CIA under President Eisenhower from 1953-1961. He served on the Warren Commission in 1963-1964. His brother served as Secretary of State under President Eisenhower.