Lot 384: J. Edgar Hoover

RR Auction

2015-10-29 11:33:47


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Lot 384: Three items: a hardcover first edition of Masters of Deceit, signed on the front free end page in fountain pen, "J. Edgar Hoover"; a TLS signed "J. E. Hoover," one page, 8 x 10.5, FBI letterhead, July 2, 1945, in part: "Since the FBI has no position designated as 'Detective' I would suggest that you communicate with local authorities in Indiana relative to your desire to secure a position as a law enforcement official"; and a matte-finish 7.25 x 9.25 portrait of an artist's rendering of Hoover, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "To Jess Porter, Best wishes, J. Edgar Hoover, 9/17/40." In overall fine condition, with trimmed edges to the photo. RR Auction's Fine Autographs & Artifacts Friday, 23rd October 2015 Estimate: $200-400
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