A Vanderbilt Miscellany (HARRY RANSOM'S COPY)
Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press, 1944. Marion Junkin. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. 6 1/4 X 9 1/4 Inches. 395 PP. Very Good / Good. Item #6039
FORMERLY OWNED BY HARRY H. RANSOM, JOHN CROWE RANSOM'S COUSIN AND NOTED VANDY PROFESSOR OF POLITICAL SCIENCE. Ransom was among the very first students of US Intelligence gathering and his first book, "Central Intelligence and National Security", was the first scholarly book on the subject.
Original brown publisher cloth binding with title stamped in gilt on front cover. A very nice collection of short stories and poems that captures a bit of the early Fugitive Poet vibe that emanated out of Vandy in the 30's and 40's. Book clean and tight overall. A few spots of boards. DJ worn and chipped at edges and folds. Rubbing to gutters. Original price of $3.50 intact on front flap. Previously owned and signed by "Harry H. Ransom" on the FFEP. Ransom also adds his location in France during WWII to the ownership signature. A very important copy and a nice association for the student of United States Intelligence gathering, the CIA and/or Political Science.