Inscribed by Director the FBI, J. Edgar Hoover, the first edition of The FBI In Our Open Society by Harry and Bonaro Overstreet.
Octavo, 400pp. Black cloth, title stamped in gilt. Stated “first edition” on copyright with a full number line. Solid text block. In the publisher’s dust jacket, price clipped, touch of shelf wear, shallow chipping along edges, bright illustrations, a very good example.
Signed on the front free endpaper: “To Jane + Amos Gooden / With all good wishes / J. Edgar Hoover / Xmas ’70.”
A scarce work on the F.B.I. to find signed by J. Edgar Hoover.