Mission with LeMay: My Story [Cartha DeLoach's Copy, Signed]. Curtis E. LEMAY, MacKinlay Kantor.

Mission with LeMay: My Story [Cartha DeLoach's Copy, Signed]

Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1965. First Edition. Attractive copy of this memoir by this legendary four-star general, who spent more time on active duty than any four-star general in the history of the United States. Cartha De Loach was head of the FBI's Criminal Records Division and a close confidant of Hoover's. He would eventually rise to the position of Deputy Associate Director during the Johnson administration, a position of great political influence in Hoover's FBI. DeLoach, a native Georgian, was deeply involved in the investigation of KKK activities in the South as well as ongoing surveillance of the Civil Rights movement. First Printing. Octavo (24cm); nacy blue cloth, blocked and titled in red and gilt on spine; dustjacket; xiv,581,[5], with 32pp of inserted photographic plates. Signed by LeMay on the half-title page. Cartha De Loach's copy, with his large armorial bookplate to front endpaper. Mild wear to spine ends, touch of rubbing along upper left edge of front board, else Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $7.95), gently spine-sunned and lightly edgeworn, with a few tiny tears and attendant creases, and a few tiny numbers in ink on verso; Very Good+.

Price: $200.00

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