GALACTIC DIPLOMAT. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1965. Octavo, cloth. First edition. The dedication copy of the second Retief book, nine stories of interstellar diplomacy featuring the intrepid field agent Jame Retief of the Corps Diplomatique Terrestrienne (CDT). Many of the stories in this long and popular series were first published WORLDS OF IF which, at the time, was edited by Frederik Pohl. Laumer's inscription on the front free endpaper reads: "To Fred Pohl / Without whose generosity these epics / would never have / been recorded / Keith Laumer / San Antonio / May 6, 1965." A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with internal stain to spine panel. An important association copy. (#110951).
First edition so stated on copyright page.