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THE SPY'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by Graham Greene; Hugh Greene; Stella Rimington. Illustrated by Nick Hardcastle.
Stock no. 1320759
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth, white titles. B/w illustrations. An anthology edited by Greene and Greene, introduced by Rimington. 260 pages. Binding error in that several page gatherings are loose from the binding. Contained in publisher's brown slipcase.

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YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE
Written by Ian Fleming.
Stock no. 2134200
Published by The First Edition Library; Jonathan Cape. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black cloth with silver title to spine and gilt writing to front cover. Facsimile of the first edition. Small crease to top of wrapper spine. Original slip case is near fine.

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THE DOUBLE-CROSS SYSTEM IN THE WAR OF 1939 TO 1945
Written by J.C. Masterman; M.R.D. Foot.
Stock no. 1820828
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Nearly fine condition.

Introduced by M.R.D. Foot. German agents serving the Allied cause. Dark blue spine, gilt title. B/w pictorial front cover. B/w photos. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition - slightly scuffed and small white mark to one horizontal end.

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THE ENGLISH SPY (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Bernard Blackmantle. Illustrated by Robert Cruikshank.
Stock no. 2134071
Published by Methuen & Co.. 1st thus 1907. Good condition.

New edition. Leather spines and corners; raised bands to spines; gilt titles. Bound by Root & Son. The Illustrated Pocket Library of Plain and Coloured Books. An original work, characteristics, satirical, and humorous, comprising scenes and sketches in every rank of society, being portraits of the illustrious, eminent, eccentric and notorious. Volume one is better than good - some wear and rubbing to spine and edges. Page edge browning; some foxspots. However, Volume 2 - front cover detached. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Contents are still very good - some browning. Both spines are faded.

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THE DOUBLE-CROSS SYSTEM IN THE WAR OF 1939 TO 1945
Written by J.C. Masterman; M.R.D. Foot.
Stock no. 2131810
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2007. Nearly fine condition.

Introduced by M.R.D. Foot. German agents serving the Allied cause. Dark blue spine, gilt title. B/w pictorial front cover. B/w photos. Small indentation marks to a few pages of prelims. Slip case is very good - some scuffs and wear.

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SECRET CHANNEL TO BERLIN
Written by Pierre Th. Braunschweig.
Stock no. 1818242
Published by Casemate. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Masson-Schellenberg Connection and Swiss Intelligence in World War II. A comprehensive history of Swiss Intelligence and its astounding secret connections in World War II. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1932033394. Light creasing to vertical edge of prelims else fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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SPY FLIGHTS OF THE COLD WAR
Written by Paul Lashmar.
Stock no. 1816913
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The full story of the Cold War's secret but very real war in which hundreds of combatants lost their lives. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0750911832. Pictorial dustwrapper has a 1" closed tear to rear lower spine edge. There is a lingering odour present.

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SPYNEST BRITISH AND GERMAN ESPIONAGE FROM NEUTRAL HOLLAND 1914-1918
Written by Edwin Ruis.
Stock no. 2125801
Published by The History Press. 1st thus 2016. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780750965064. A few grubby marks to outer page edges, else fine. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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MOST SECRET WAR
Written by R.V. Jones.
Stock no. 1610625
Published by Wordsworth Editions Ltd.. 1998. Very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. An account of British scientific intelligence between 1939 and 1945. ISBN: 185326699X. Creasing to spine, and corner of rear cover.

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THE ZHIVAGO AFFAIR
Written by Peter Finn; Petra Couvee.
Stock no. 1814840
Published by Harvill Secker. Circa 2014. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle over a Forbidden Book. The story of a forbidden book that became a symbol of freedom and rebellion in the battle between East and West. Doctor Zhivago. Lilac boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781846557125. Second printing.

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WHITE EAGLES OVER SERBIA
Written by Lawrence Durrell.
Stock no. 1608631
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Tan cloth boards, white title to spine. An espionage novel. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is a little grubby and edge creased and chipped with a little loss.

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SOE IN THE LOW COUNTRIES
Written by M.R.D. Foot.
Stock no. 2120812
Published by St Ermin's Press. 1st 2001. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Mackenzie's in-house history of the Special Operations Executive made no secret of the disaster in Holland, long notorious in the secret world as well as in the news media, but entered into few details. The full story is now set out, from SOE's surviving archives, by a leading expert on the subject. B/w photos. ISBN: 190360804X. Bumping to spine. Marks to covers. Photocopied newspaper cutting stuck to half-title page with sticky tape. Page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with some fading.

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