Weybright & Talley, 1969, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition
David St. John is one of the pseudonyms of Everette Howard Hunt, Jr. an author & American CIA intelligence officer who, along with G. Gordon Liddy and others, was one of the Nixon White House "plumbers" - a secret team of operatives charged with fixing "leaks" (real or perceived causes of confidential Administration information being leaked to outside parties). Hunt and Liddy engineered the Watergate burglaries and other undercover operations for the Nixon Administration. In the ensuing Watergate scandal, Hunt was convicted of burglary, conspiracy, and wiretapping, eventually serving 33 months in prison. This book features his character the secret agent Peter Ward involved in a blackmail case which turns into one of treason mixed with satanic rituals and ceremonies & voodoo, in a plot that hops from the U.S. to Switzerland to Paris to Africa and has Peter Ward playing the very devil himself as he confronts witch-doctors & magic. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 160 pages. lacking D/J. but replaced by stiff acetate archive film protection. from the library of the author Peter Haining & bearing his pictorial bookplate inside the front cover. Gilt titles spine. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction; Spy Fiction; Modern First Editions; Magic, Paranormal & Occult; Fiction. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3147.