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I was Cicero

By: BAZNA, Elyesa; NOGLY, Hans

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1962

Edition: First Edition in English

Seller ID: 052061

Condition: Good to VG


Autobiographical account by the elusive World War II spy. Written by Elyesa Bazna in collaboration with Hans Nogly and translated from the German by Eric Mosbacher. 192 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm. Clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Black cloth with gilt titles to the spine shows only a little wear. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This ... View more info

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The Mystery Of Olga Chekhova: Was Hitler's Favorite Actress A Russian Spy?

By: BEEVOR, Antony

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Viking Press: 2004

Edition: First American Printing

Seller ID: 044452

ISBN: 0670033405

Condition: Fine


Looks at the life and career of Olga Chekhova, the niece of playwright Anton Chekhov, who fled Russia for Berlin in 1920, achieved fame as an actress and a position in Germany's Nazi party, and may have been an agent for the Soviet NKVD. xvi, 300 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. About 'as new'. Weight, 467g. View more info

The Great Betrayal: The Untold Story of Kim Philby's Biggest Coup

By: BETHELL, Nicholas William

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10269

ISBN: 0340357010

Condition: About 'As New'


An account of the Anglo-American paramilitary campaign in Albania in 1949 under the control of Kim Philby, later revealed as a Soviet agent and traitor. 213 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked, quite fresh. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Virtually 'as new'. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 430g unpacked. Ca... View more info

No Other Choice: An Autobiography

By: BLAKE, George

Price: $7.75

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08822

ISBN: 0-224-03067-1

Condition: About Fine


Autobiography of the notorious British SIS agent who defected to the KGB. 288pp, photo illustrated. Bright copy with tight binding. Dustjacket is clean and bright with one 1/2" tear at bottom corner on back. Weight, 626g. View more info

The Springing of George Blake

By: BOURKE, Sean

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1970

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 07158

ISBN: 670-66542-8

Condition: Fine


A daring Irishman's remarkable account of how he single handedly engineered the escape of a 'superspy' from Wormwood Scrubs Prison and spirited him to Moscow. 364pp, photo illustrated. Dustjacket is clean and bright with a single 1" closed tear at head of front. View more info

The Springing of George Blake

By: BOURKE, Sean

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15317

ISBN: 670-66542-8

Condition: Near Fine


A daring Irishman's account of how he singlehandedly engineered the escape of superspy George Blake from an English Prison and spirited him to Moscow. 364pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding and no wear to cloth. Minor edge wear to dustjacket. Weight, 710g. View more info

Deceptions of World War II

By: BREUER, William B.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons: 2001

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 14234

ISBN: 0-471-09590-7

Condition: Fine


Eighty little known tales of illusions, masquerades, and fakery during the Second World War. 242pp, photo illustrated. Mint copy, 'as new'. Weight, 550g. View more info

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Her Majesty's spymaster : Elizabeth I, Sir Francis Walsingham, and the birth of modern Espionage

By: BUDIANSKY, Stephen

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Plume: 2006

Edition: First Plume Printing

Seller ID: 044004

ISBN: 0452287472

Condition: As New


The story of the first modern spymaster, England's Sir Francis Walsingham. xvii, 235 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. About 'as new'. Weight, 230g. View more info

Emma; The True Story of Canada's Unlikely Spy

By: CALLWOOD, June

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Toronto, Stoddart Publishing: 1984

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 29794

ISBN: 077372026X

Condition: Fine


The life story of Emma Woikin, a child of the prairie Depression, who went to Ottawa to work as a cipher clerk and was convicted as a Russian spy in 1945. ix, 277pp, photo illustrated, Bright, clean interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket with tow tiny, closed, top-edge tears of 1cm. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual cos... View more info

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Anthony Blunt: His Lives

By: CARTER, Miranda

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2001

Edition: First American Edition/Printing

Seller ID: 540

ISBN: 0374105316

Condition: About 'As New'


Biography of British Spy, Traitor, Art Historian and Homosexual. xviii, 590 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm.An almost 'as new' colpy - bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar, uncl;ipped dustjacket. Only noted defect - a previous owner's bookplate to the ffep. Thick heavy book weighing 1.018kg. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian dome... View more info

Spy Trade

By: COOKRIDGE, E. H.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Walker & Co, New York (1972): 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 471

ISBN: 0802703860

Condition: VG+


Book documents spy exchanges between the U.S.A. and the U.S.S.R. during the Cold War. 1st U.S. edition. 8vo, 288pp, photo illustrated. Hardcover in black cloth, with price-clipped dustjacket. Weight, 534g. View more info

Sisters of Delilah: Stories of Famous Women Spies

By: COOKRIDGE, E. H.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: London, Oldbourne: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037542

Condition: Near Fine


True account of women spies in recent times. OCLC Number: 5878613. 224pp, not illustrated. 23 cm. Bright, clean copy. Pencil signature to ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to naroon cloth. Price-clipped dustjacket shows minor wear & short tears at corners, but is otherwise clean and unmarked. Weight, View more info

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Max Corvo, OSS Italy, 1943-1945 : a personal Memoir

By: CORVO, Max

Price: $8.90

Publisher: U.S.A., Enigma Books: 2005

Edition: Revised and Updated Edition

Seller ID: 12886

ISBN: 1929631456

Condition: Fine


Previous ed.: published as The O.S.S. in Italy, 1942-1945. New York: Praeger, 1989. xxii, 365 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, inside and outside. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. Weight, 678g. View more info

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Mask of Treachery: The First Documented Dossier on Blunt, MI5, and Soviet Subversion

By: COSTELLO, John

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038850

ISBN: 0002175363

Condition: Fine


The true history of Soviet subversion in Britain exposing 'an extraordinary trail of perfidy'. 1st printing, 8vo, 761pp, photo illustrated. Hardcover in black cloth with unclipped dustjacket. Near mint copy, bright, tight and clean. Fine/Fine. Thick and heavy weighing 1.45kg. View more info

The Secret War

By: DAN, Ben

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Sabra Books: 1970

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 27729

ISBN: 0876310439

Condition: Fine


Subtitled, 'The Spy Game in the Middle East'. Includes the story of Soviet spy, Israel Beer, who rose to become an adviser to Ben Gurion in Israel. 243pp. Clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. No wear to cloth. Unclipped dustjacket shows spme edge wear and minor rubbing. Weight, 460g. View more info

The Greatest Treason: The Bizarre Story of Hollis, Liddell and Mountbatten

By: DEACON, Richard

Price: $7.95

Publisher: London, Century: 1990

Edition: Revised Edition of 1989

Seller ID: 041518

ISBN: 0712646833

Condition: Fine


Reveals the true identity of the Fifth Man and provides new material on the Soviet sympathies and homosexuality of Mountbatten. 'Dramatic new evidence!'. 218 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm. Book and dustjacket appear 'as new' except for a previopus owner's bookplate to the ffep. Unpacked weight, 504g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal r... View more info

Slow Burn: The Rise and Fall of American Intelligence in Vietnam

By: DeFOREST, Orrin and CHANOFF, David

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1990

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 10554

ISBN: 0-671-69258-5

Condition: Fine


An account of the work of DeForest in turning around the CIA's efforts at counterinsurgency in Vietnam in the late 1960's. 294pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Dustjacket is similar with a little wear to bottom edge. View more info

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MI6: Inside the Covert World of Her Majesty's Secret Intelligence Service

By: DORRIL, Stephen

Price: $12.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Simon & Schuster - Touchstone: 2002

Edition: First Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 036243

ISBN: 0743217780

Condition: VG+


This extraordinary expose of one of the world's greatest and most secretive intelligence agencies is filled with revelations so explosive that the British government attempted to suppress its publication. xv, 907 pages ; 24 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no spine creases.Minor wear to some edges. Very heavy paperback weighing 1.152kg. View more info

The Man Who Went Back

By: DUMAIS, Lucien: POPHAM, Hugh

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Leo Cooper: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Association Copy

Seller ID: 049627

ISBN: 0850521696

Condition: About Fine


A personal account by a French-Canadian soldier in WWII, captured at Dieppe - escaped from enemy territory back to Britain - who became a very successful secret agent in France. Signed on the ffep by a former owner - Brigadier-General Carew of the B. C. Dragoons. 213 pages, [4] leaves of plates : illustrations, map, portraits ; 23 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked except for the old owner's signature to the ffep. The binding is tight and square anmd there is no wear... View more info

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Britain's Best Kept Secret: Ultra's Base at Bletchley Park

By: ENEVER, Ted

Price: $8.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Sutton Pub Ltd: 1999

Edition: 3rd Edition, Revised & Expanded

Seller ID: 045693

ISBN: 0750923555

Condition: About 'As New'


Story of Britain's Bletchley Park, home of the Code and Cypher School made famous by its accomplishments during WWII, and, the modern-day efforts to save the location as a historic site. vi, 106 p. : ill., facsims., 1 map, ports. ; 25 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, still about 'as new'. Weight, 258pp. View more info