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"LEARN ROUTINE. FOLLOW ROUTINE. BREAK ROUTINE"

(LEE, Bruce) ACCAS, Gene, ECKSTEIN, John H., and HOOVER, J. Edgar. How to Protect Yourself on the Streets and in Your Home. New York, 1965.

First edition of this commonsense guide to preventing crime, inscribed on the verso of the front wrapper by one of America's great martial artists to his close friend, best man, and pallbearer: "To Taky, Bruce [Chinese signature]," with his advice also handwritten in Chinese below: "Learn routine. Follow routine. Break routine." $17,000.

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TWO FASCINATING TYPED LETTERS, DATED 1938, ON FBI LETTERHEAD TO A YOUNG MAN INTERESTED IN ACQUIRING FBI PUBLICATIONS, EACH WRITTEN AND SIGNED BY J. EDGAR HOOVER

HOOVER, J. Edgar. Two typed letters signed. Washington, June 18 and July 2, 1938.

Two typed signed letters written by FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover on FBI letterhead, the first in response to a request by a young man named Clarence Schudel for an autographed copy of an FBI personnel manual and the second responding to Schudel's "thank you" note and enclosing more booklets and pamphlets about crime-fighting as well as the name of a prominent journalist contact at a magazine capable of offering further assistance, accompanied by one of the original enclosures (unsigned), a manual on FBI training schools and personnel selection. $2200.

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STUDY OF COMMUNISM, INSCRIBED BY J. EDGAR HOOVER

HOOVER, J. Edgar. Study of Communism. New York, 1962.

First edition, a memorable presentation/association copy inscribed by Hoover in the year of publication to Ulysses G. Auger, Washington D.C.'s legendary restaurateur, "To U. G. Auger, Best wishes from J. Edgar Hoover Xmas '62." Auger's Blackie's House of Beef was “the restaurant of choice for Capitol Hill heavyweights," including Hoover, who showed up with Clyde Tolson every Wednesday for dinner, and was greeted by Auger, who "always sent over a bottle of Cognac." $2000.

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