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The Enemy Within.
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1960 - Octavo. Original greeen cloth, gilt lettered spine, untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Nicks and chips to extremites of jacket, light stain and foxing to back panel, short closed-tear and crease to corner of front panel, foxing to fore-edge, stain to bottom edge (also showing faintly on back cover); yet still a very good copy. 14 pages of monochrome illustrations from photographs. First edition, first printing (copyright page signed "A-K", later printings are signed "D-K"). Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "To Douglas, with Best wishes, Robert Kennedy" and inscribed by the recipient on the front and rear pastedowns: "G. Douglas Carnes, 3-9-60". Carnes was an incorporator at Captex, Inc, a company based in Elkview, West Virginia. The Enemy Within is Bobby Kennedy's best-selling first book and documents his experience during 1957-59 as Chief Counsel on the United States Senate Select Committee on Improper Activities in Labor and Management, better known as the Senate Labour Rackets Committee. The committee brought Kennedy face-to-face with Jimmy Hoffa, notorious leader of the Teamsters union. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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