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I was Cicero, Bazna, Elyesa (in collaboration with Hans Nogly)
1 Bazna, Elyesa (in collaboration with Hans Nogly) I was Cicero
New York Harper & Row, Publishers 1962 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good- to Near Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition with the exception of the top half of the title page being excised by a former owner. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge nicks and a one inch+ semi-closed tear to the top spine end. "Ankara, autumn, 1943 - capital of Neutral Turkey, battleground of diplomats maneuvering for concessions, hotbed of Axis and Allied agents. In the kitchen of the First Secretary of the British Embassy, Elyesa Bazna, a Turkish national, hides his Leica in a saucepan above the hearth, finishes a generous serving of baklava, and goes to bed with a susceptible nurse of the First Secretary's infant daughter." 
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THE DREYFUS CASE, Chapman, Guy
2 Chapman, Guy THE DREYFUS CASE
New York Reynal & Company 1956 1st American Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. Dark red cloth covered boards have black lettering to the spine of the book. There is some beginning fraying to the spine ends of the book cover along with some fading / lightening to the color of the cloth on the spine ends. The text pages are clean and bright. Laid-in is a review copy slip dated January, 1956 (for the American edition ). The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks, small chips and generalized wear. The front flap joint of the dust jacket has noticeable wear and small tears with some rubbing and nicking. "Such was the attitude of the military authorities towards the Dreyfus Case, the affair, in which an innocent man ws wrongly condemned for betraying military secrets to Germany and was sent to solitary confinement on Devil's Island. It is one of the most dramatic episodes in modern French history, for the controversy over the revision of the unhappy victim's case in the end brought about a political and social revolution." 
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Lamia (Code Name Lamia), de Vosjoli, P. L. Thyraud
3 de Vosjoli, P. L. Thyraud Lamia (Code Name Lamia)
Boston, MA Little Brown and Company 1970 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some light edge wear, one small chip missing from the top front panel edge and some light foxing on the reverse. "On October 18, 1963, P. L. Thyraud de Vosjoli relinquished the anonymity of his code name, bringing to a close two decades of activity in the French Intelligence service. For twenty years he had operated in a world of political intrigue where the means to an end varied violently from diplomacy and espionage to revolution and assassination. Now he was leaving that world and that name - Lamia." 
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EVERYBODY HAD HIS OWN GRINGO The CIA & The Contras, Garvin, Glenn (with a foreword by P.J. O'Rourke)
4 Garvin, Glenn (with a foreword by P.J. O'Rourke) EVERYBODY HAD HIS OWN GRINGO The CIA & The Contras
Washington, DC Brassey's US, Inc. 1992 0080405622 / 9780080405629 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "The Reagan administration spent eight years and a quarter of a billion dollars backing the contras in their bid to overthrow the Sandinistas. By the time the Sandinistas were defeated in a general election they themselves had called, the contras were virtually forgotten. They contras had won, but there wer no ticker-tape parades. Most people even those the contras had swept into power just wanted to forget them." 
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The Fine Art of Spying A Gathering of True and Sinister Tales, Gibson, Walter B. (editor)
5 Gibson, Walter B. (editor) The Fine Art of Spying A Gathering of True and Sinister Tales
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1965 Trade Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Cal Sacks 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. There is a red star remainder mark to the top edge of the text block. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front endpaper. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and rubbed spots. The spine of the book has noticeable fading and there is tidemarking to the top inside spine of the dust jacket. "To conceal warriors within a hollow horse outside the gates of Troy was, in Homer's time, a most successful stratagem. But, in course, sophistication set in - tattooed scalps, codes, cables, micro-dots, and electronic devices beyond description." 
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Undercover The Men and Women of the Special Operations Executive, Howarth, Patrick
6 Howarth, Patrick Undercover The Men and Women of the Special Operations Executive
London, England Routledge & Kegan Paul 1980 0710005733 / 9780710005731 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a Very Good+ to Near Fine- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is an inked number on the front endpaper along with several light splotches of foxing. The dust jacket is clean and bright, but does have noticeable fading to the spine and spine joints. "The Special Operations Executive, generally known as SOE, was one of the most remarkable creations of the Second World War. In July 1940, Winston Churchill instructed Hugh Dalton, Minister of Economic Warfare, to set Europe ablaze. Operating both as a cloak and dagger, SOE's task was to foment and support clandestine resistance wherever it could gain a foothold." 
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Code Name Marianne The Autobiography of France's Most Captivating Secret Agent during World War II, Katona, Edita (with Patrick Macnaghten)
7 Katona, Edita (with Patrick Macnaghten) Code Name Marianne The Autobiography of France's Most Captivating Secret Agent during World War II
New York David McKay Company, Inc 1976 1st American Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and date on the front endpaper. The dust jacket has several small edge nicks, tears and some light wrinkling and rubbing. "Code Name Marianne is the shocking real-life story of France's boldest and most beguiling secret agent - the Mata Hari of World War II. Edita Katona was born to a life of luxury and privilege. Then, Hitler's storm troopers marched into Czecholovakia and shattered her world." 
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THE FBI AND I One Family's Life in the FBI During the Hoover Years, Lynum, Curtis O.
8 Lynum, Curtis O. THE FBI AND I One Family's Life in the FBI During the Hoover Years
Bryn Mawr, PA Dorrance & Company 1987 1st Edition; 1st Printing Paperback Near Fine Trade PB Signed by Author
B&W Photographs; SIGNED EDITION. This edition is a paperback original. This book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been inscribed on the half title page by author: "To Carol & Gene Hatfield: Good Friends and R. V. associates. All the Best! Sincerely, Curt Curtis O. Lynum." "Curtis O. Lynum was born of Norwegian parantage on July 17, 1917, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He attended schools in Minneapolis and graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1940."; Signed by Author 
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Killer Spy The Inside Story of the FBI's Pursuit and Capture of Aldrich Ames, America's Deadliest Spy, Maas, Peter
9 Maas, Peter Killer Spy The Inside Story of the FBI's Pursuit and Capture of Aldrich Ames, America's Deadliest Spy
New York Warner Books 1995 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean with the exception of some beginning bumping to the spine ends and some beginning nicking to the corners. "With the full cooperation of the FBI, Maas goes behind the headlines and provides us with an exclusive hour-by-hour, often minute-by-minute, account of how FBI counterintelligence agents, despite setbacks and mishaps, never gave up as they inexorably closed in on Ames and his Colombian-born wife." 
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The Detonators The Secret Plot to Destroy America and an Epic Hunt for Justice, Millman, Chad
10 Millman, Chad The Detonators The Secret Plot to Destroy America and an Epic Hunt for Justice
Boston, MA Little Brown & Co 2006 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket Remainder 
B&W Photographs; This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a black marker remainder mark on the bottom spine end of the book cover. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "In 1916, while the Allied and Central forces waged war in Europe, Americans watched from afar, unthreatened by the danger overseas. That all changed on a warm summer evening in late July, when a spit of land in New York Harbor called Black Tom Island exploded, pelting the Stature of Liberty with shrapnel." 
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Inside The Kgb, Myagkov, Aleksei
11 Myagkov, Aleksei Inside The Kgb
New Rochelle, NY Arlington House Publishers 1976 1st American Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping to the spine ends and corners. The text pages are text pages are clean, but noticeably toned due to the acid content of the paper. The dust jacket has some edge wear, rubbing and nicking, along with several small edge tears. The white portions of the dust jacket have toning / yellowing to edges and spine. "Aleksei Myagkov is running fo his life. Ever shince he defected to the West in 1974, agents of the Soviet secret police ) (KGB) have been harassing him. Already a Communist kangaroo court has sentenced him to death in absentia." 
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THE PHILBY CONSPIRACY, Page, Bruce, David Leitch, and Phillip Knightley
12 Page, Bruce, David Leitch, and Phillip Knightley THE PHILBY CONSPIRACY
New York Doubleday & Company 1968 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. Red cloth covered boards hvea gilt lettering to the spine of the book. There is a light slant to the spine of the book from being read. The text pages are clean and bright. The endpapers are a solid dary gray color. The dust jacket has edge wear, rubbing, several small edge nicks and beginning tears (mostly to the spine ends) and some darkening / toning to the rear cover. Included is an introduction by John Le Carre. "A spy novelist, at the peak of his imaginative powers, would scarcely dare to invent the story contained in these extraordinary pages. That a son of the British establishment could, during a thirty year career in his country's secret service, at the same time be a dedicated Communist agent would seem too far-fetched even for fiction. And yet, Kim Philby, like those other two almost unbelievable spies, Burgess and Maclean, is real and his story is true." 
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THE INVISIBLE WORLD OF ESPIONAGE, Paine, Lauran
13 Paine, Lauran THE INVISIBLE WORLD OF ESPIONAGE
London, England Robert Hale 1976 070915674X / 9780709156741 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is a light tide mark to the top corner of the text block, otherwise the text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed by the author on the front pastedown page. "From the old-fashioned concept of individual spies performing secretly and being executed by firing squad, to the present variety of sophisticated Intelligence agent, there is a world of misinformation. Individual spies are now rare; whole armies of polished and highly educated spies now exist, and only rarely are they executed." Chapters include: The Spy who Went the Distance, Score One for Abwehr and Branch VI, The Game of Foxes, Some Problems of Co-operation, Another Sortie of Foxes - in the Pacific, The Red Orchestra, The Game of Female Foxes, and, Spies in the Shadows."; Signed by Author 
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Torpedoed An American Businessman's True story of Secrets, Betrayal, Imprisonment in Russia, and the Battle to Set Him Free, Pope, Edmond D. and Tom Shachtman
14 Pope, Edmond D. and Tom Shachtman Torpedoed An American Businessman's True story of Secrets, Betrayal, Imprisonment in Russia, and the Battle to Set Him Free
Boston, MA Little Brown & Company 2001 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright with the exception of some toning to the edges of the pages. The dust jacket is crisp and clean but has one small edge tear to the top rear panel. "He was an innocent man :Edmond Pope - former Naval Intelligence officer, then private businessman, in Russia looking for some answers. Little did he know that he was looking in some very dangerous places. There was the Top-Secret operation: Western Military and intelligence agencies out ot steal one of Russia's crown jewels." 
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Zarpazo the Bandit Memoirs of an Undercover Agent of the Columbian Army, Salazar, Evelio Buitrago (Sergeant 2nd Class) (translated by M. Murray Lasley)
15 Salazar, Evelio Buitrago (Sergeant 2nd Class) (translated by M. Murray Lasley) Zarpazo the Bandit Memoirs of an Undercover Agent of the Columbian Army
Alabama University of Alabama Press 1977 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has a couple of smallish semi-closed edge tears and a couple of light coffee rings to the bottom rear panel. "The bandit Zarpazo, born Conrado Salazar Garcia (no koin to Sgt. Buitrago Salazar) like others of his kind in Columbia, was no romantic Robin Hood stealing from the rich and giving to the poor; he stole from , and often raped and butchered, anyone who had anything at all worth stealing." 
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FLOWERING OF THE BAMBOO A Bizarre International Mystery, Triplett, William
16 Triplett, William FLOWERING OF THE BAMBOO A Bizarre International Mystery
New York Woodbine House 1985 0933149018 / 9780933149014 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is some minor dust ground-in to the top edge of the text block. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Flowering of the Bamboo is the story of mass murder committed in the time it takes to down two teacups of poison. With calm assurances and fatherly concern, the killer tricked twelve bank employees into orchestrating their own deaths." 
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Inside CIA's Private World Declassified Articles from the Agency's Internal Journal, 1955-1992, Westerfield, H. Bradford (selected and edited by)
17 Westerfield, H. Bradford (selected and edited by) Inside CIA's Private World Declassified Articles from the Agency's Internal Journal, 1955-1992
New Haven, CT Yale University Press 1995 0300060262 / 9780300060263 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "For forty years the Central Intelligence Agency has published an in-house journal, Studies in Intelligence, for CIA eyes only. Now the agency has declassified much of this material. This engrossing book, which presents the most interesting articles from the journal, provides revealing insights into CIA strategies and into events in which the organization was involved." 
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Shanghai Conspiracy The Sorge Spy Ring, Willoughby, Charles A. (Major General) with a Preface by General of the Army Douglas MacArthur
18 Willoughby, Charles A. (Major General) with a Preface by General of the Army Douglas MacArthur Shanghai Conspiracy The Sorge Spy Ring
New York E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc. 1952 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some very beginning rubbing and wear to the book covers along with some beginning bumping to the spine ends. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and wrinkles. The reverse of the dust jacket has been taped along the spine ends and corners. Both the author, Charles Willoughby, and the subject of this book, Richard Sorge, have fascinating mixed histories -- Sorge was born in Imperial Russia and moved to Germany in his early youth. Willoughby was born in Germany and moved to the United States during his teenage years. Willoughby had a long and somewhat distinguished career in the Army, both in World War I and World War II (and beyond that into the Korean War). During World War II he became the Chief of Intelligence as part of Douglas MacArthur's staff - interestingly he had always had a fascist background which didn't play much into World War II, but did seem to affect his career in the Korean War. Sorge, on the other hand had ties to the communist hierarchy (family members were associated with both Marx and Engles) and he became a member of the party while recuperating from injuries received in World War I. After being recruited as a spy in the 1920's and participated in a number of operations, both in Germany and later in Japan. In Japan, he was directed to discover information about the Nazi Party and anything to do with anti-communism based in Japan. During this time, Sorge suppposedly warned Stalin about the the Pearl-Harbor Attack and even possibly gave a drop date for Operation Barbarossa which was largely ignored by the Soviets. The Japanese became increasingly suspicious of Sorge's actions and he was arrested in 1941. He was convicted of spying and was executed in 1944. 
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THE ESPIONAGE ESTABLISHMENT, Wise, David and Thomas B. Ross
19 Wise, David and Thomas B. Ross THE ESPIONAGE ESTABLISHMENT
New York Random House 1967 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is a slight slant to the spine. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some light edge wear and several small edge tears and nicks along with some beginning ground-in dirt. "Since the end of World War II, powerful espionage establishments, often consisting of several interlocking yet competitive secret agencies, have grown up in every major country of the world. Americans are familiar with the Central Intelligence Agency, and to a lesser degree ith the other intelligence organizations that comprise the espionage establishment of the United States. They are perhaps less familiar with the KGB and the GRU of the Soviet Union, Britain's M.I.5 and M.I.6, and the Social Affairs Department of Communist China." 
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THE U-2 Affair, Wise, David and Thomas B. Ross
20 Wise, David and Thomas B. Ross THE U-2 Affair
New York Random House 1962 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, but has a two inch+ tear to the bottom spine end. "Washington after Francis Gary Powers crashed in Russia, and gives a full account of the conception, development, and use of the secret U-2 airplane." 
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Inside The Kgb, Myagkov, Aleksei
Inside The Kgb

Shanghai Conspiracy The Sorge Spy Ring, Willoughby, Charles A. (Major General) with a Preface by General of the Army Douglas MacArthur
Shanghai Conspiracy The Sorge Spy Ring

The Fine Art of Spying A Gathering of True and Sinister Tales, Gibson, Walter B. (editor)
The Fine Art of Spying A Gathering of True and Sinister Tales

 
 
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