29 June 2005
GARRISON, Jim (1921-1992). On the Trail of the Assassins. My Investigation and Prosecution of the Murder of President Kennedy. New York: Sheridan Square Press, 1988.
8o. Original cloth-backed boards; dust jacket (some minor darkening). Provenance: Malcolm Monroe (presentation inscription, ownership signature).
FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by Garrison on the front endpaper: "January, 1989 For my ancient (not in age but in the years of my high regard for him) friend, Malcolm Monroe, with my very best wishes Jim Garrison." Garrison's book, which documents his years investigating the assassination of President Kennedy and his theory that Lee Harvey Oswald was not the lone gunman, became the basis for the 1991 Oliver Stone movie JFK.
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