by Haskins, George L. ; [Inscribed to Kermit "Kim" Roosevelt, Jr.]
Oxford Univ. Press/Univ of Pennsylvania. Very Good. 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. Autograph; xi, (1), 131 pages; Contents clean and tight in original blue cloth binding, gilt lettering at spine faded. Inscribed by the author on ffep: "To / Kim and Polly/ from George" Kermit "Kim" Roosevelt, Jr. was the grandson of President Theodore Roosevelt and was the mastermind of the Central Intelligence Agency's Operation Ajax, which orchestrated the coup against Iran's democratically-elected Mohammed Mossadegh administration, and returned Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran, to Iran's Peacock Throne in August 1953 for the purpose of returning Western control of Middle Eastern oil supplies.; Signed by Author . (Inventory #: 38503)
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