Description

    Inscribed Association Copy of CIA Chief's Memoir

    [CIA]. Allen Dulles. The Craft of Intelligence. New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, [1963].

    First edition. Inscribed by the author to John Purcell, the former Manager of the Office of Current Intelligence. Octavo. 277 pages.

    Publisher's black cloth with gilt spine titles over gray cloth boards. Boards sunned with light spotting. Light toning to endpapers. Dust jacket shows wear with scratch across front cover through to board. Rather rubbed with toning and small tears. Text clean. Very good.

    Allen Dulles served as Chief of the Central Intelligence Agency from 1953-1961. This book was inscribed to John Purcell just nine days before the assassination of JFK, notable as Dulles was later to serve as a member of the Warren Commission. An interesting association copy of the former CIA Chief's memoir.


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2011
    7th-9th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,797

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 March 17 Texana Grand Format Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    You reach a customer base that is in many ways completely unknown to the major auction houses, and your marketing to this base is as professional as one could hope for. As I continue to wind down my holdings.
    Michael Z.,
    Hawthorne, NY
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 October 21 The David and Janice Frent Collection of Presidential & Political Americana
    2017 October 21 The David and Janice Frent Collection of Presidential & Political Americana
    REALIZED SO FAR $910,788