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Image for <b>Cloak and Gown: Scholars in the Secret War, 1939-1961.   </b><br>[Cold War, CIA]

Cloak and Gown: Scholars in the Secret War, 1939-1961.
[Cold War, CIA]

By: Winks, Robin

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New Haven and London:, Yale University Press,: 1996.

Edition: Second Edition.

Seller ID: 008685

ISBN: 0300065248


The CIA and its World War II predecessor, the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), were for many years largely populated by members of Ivy League colleges, particularly Yale. In this highly acclaimed book, Robin Winks explores the underlying bonds between the university and the intelligence communities, introducing a fascinating cast of characters that include safe-crackers and experts in Azerbaijani as well as such social luminaries as Paul Mellon, David Bruce, Joh... View more info

Image for <b> George Washington, Spymaster: How the Americans Outspied the British and Won the Revolutionary War </b><br>[Espionage] [Children's]

George Washington, Spymaster: How the Americans Outspied the British and Won the Revolutionary War
[Espionage] [Children's]

By: Allen, Thomas B.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Washington, DC:, National Geographic Children's Books,: 2004.

Seller ID: 008598

ISBN: 0792251261<br>

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket.


The compelling narrative reveals the surprising role played by the first commander-in-chief, General George Washington in the War of Independence.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

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The Care of Time

By: Ambler, Eric

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus Giroux: 1981

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009920

Condition: Near Fine


The Care of Time is the last novel by British spy fiction writer Eric Ambler. It deals with the theme of international terrorism, using alleged hither-to-unpublished memoirs of the Russian terrorist Sergey Nechayev as a plot device. There is a TV movie adaptation also titled The Care of Time (1990), directed by John Davies, starring Michael Brandon as Robert Halliday and Christopher Lee as Karlis Zander.First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 23 cm.; 9 inch... View more info

Image for <b>The New Nobility: The Restoration of Russia's Security State and the Enduring Legacy of the KGB  </b><br>[Espionage] [Russia; KGB]

The New Nobility: The Restoration of Russia's Security State and the Enduring Legacy of the KGB
[Espionage] [Russia; KGB]

By: Borogan, Irina; Soldatov, Andrei

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, PublicAffairs,: 2010

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008602

ISBN: 1586488023


“A non-fiction book that reads like a spy thriller… The New Nobility is an important book, well written and meticulously researched by two journalists with the right sources, both inside and outside the FSB.” --Basil and Spice. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 301 pages with index. View more info

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The Age of Surveillance: The Aims and Methods of America's Political Intelligence System

By: Donner, Frank J.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Knopf : distributed by Random House: 1980

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009945

ISBN: 0394402987

Condition: Near Fine


Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. No flaws to note but a bit of toning to white of dust jacket. 8vo; 9.5 inches tall; 554 pages with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. View more info

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Pollard: The Spy's Story
[Israel]

By: Henderson, Bernard R.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York:, Alpha Book Distributors, Incorporated,: 1988.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008538

ISBN: 0944392008<br>

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


A true everyday spy story. Pollard, a ardent Zionist, and a military intelligence analysis, approached the Israelis and offered to supply them with secret documents about the Syrian missile sites and the location of PLO headquarters to the Israeli government. He was caught., and sentenced to life. This is his story. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

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...The Deceivers: Allied Military Deception in the Second World War.

By: Holt, Thaddeus,

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York:, Skyhorse Pub Co Inc.,: 2007.<br>

Seller ID: 003102

ISBN: 9781602391420<br>


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Secret codes, ciphers, strategic misdirection, and more: Deception was one of the most powerful weapons utilized by the Allies in World War II. Here are some of the amazing tricks and leaked misinformation—many revealed for the first time—that helped lure the Axis powers into false, even dangerous, positions. The collection of incredible codes, surreptitious spies, and false battle plans is made all the more enjoya... View more info

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Between Silk and Cyanide: a Codemaker's War, 1941-1945
[Espionage]

By: Marks, Leo

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, The Free Press,: 1999.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008815

ISBN: 0684864223

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket.


..[a] spellbinding real-life thriller.... Marks is a natural storyteller who brilliantly links the highly technical issue of codes and ciphers to the fates of individual agents. -- The New York Times Book Review, David Stafford Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Previous owner's name under dust jacket flap. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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Fair Play: The Moral Dilemmas of Spying
[Espionage] [CIA]

By: Olson, James M.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Dulles, VA:, Potomac Books Inc.,: 2006

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008618

ISBN: 9781574889499<br>

Condition: Very Good in a Fine Dust Jacket.


"You've heard of business ethics, medical ethics, even journalistic ethics? Spying ethics predictably took a little longer to come in from the cold. Yet Fair Play could well become the anchoring text of a new field. As sharp as a stiletto-fitted umbrella, as tough as can be, Olson proves remarkably humane about how to balance dirty tricks with high ideals. He brings startling clarity to issues of official lying and worse." --Carlin Romano, Philadelphia Inquirer, S... View more info

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Klop: Britain's Most Ingenious Spy [Espionage]

By: Peter Day

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York:, MJF Books: 2015.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 007984

ISBN: 1606712950

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket.


Klop Ustinov was Britain's most ingenious secret agent, but he was not licensed to kill. Instead he was authorized to tell tall tales. From the Russian Revolution to the Cold War he bluffed and tricked his way into the confidence ofrom Soviet commissars to the Gestapo. He was also the father of actor Peter Ustinov!No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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Parting With Illusions
[Soviet Union; Cold War]

By: Pozner, Vladimir

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York:, Atlantic Monthly Press,: 1990.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008624

ISBN: 0871132877<br>


Pozner, a Soviet TV commentator perhaps best known for cohosting (with Phil Donahue) a televised U.S./Soviet "public meeting," is what the American Right fears most--a charming, erudite member of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union who speaks with a strong American accent. In this book, Pozner explains how he came to be who he is, taking the reader from his birth in German-occupied Paris to his formative years in New York City in the 1950s at the beginning of ... View more info