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There are 17 books in this catalogue.
The Mitrokhin Archive. The KGB in Europe and the West
Andrew, Christopher & Mitrokhin, Vasili
Book Number: 65885
ISBN: 0713993588
Allen Lane, The Penguin Press, London 1999. 8vo. hardcover. 996pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $18.00

No Bugles for Spies, Tales of the O.S.S
Alcorn, Robert Hayden
Book Number: 65852
Jarrolds, London 1963. 8vo. hardcover. 209pp. Good+, foxing, mainly to endpapers, prelims and outer page edges. / Good+ d/w chipped at top of spine.
Price: $12.00

The Art of Spying
Seth, Ronald
Book Number: 65817
Peter Owen London 1957 8vo. hardcover. 183pp. index, b/w frontis. Very good, foxing to endpapers. fair, torn d/w(repaired). Includes several news clippings loosely inserted.
Price: $25.00

The Siberian Sparrows
McFarlane, Ian
Book Number: 65561
ISBN: 086806419X
Hale & Iremonger, Australia, 1990. 8vo. softcover. 220pp. Very good.
Price: $8.00

Spy Catcher: The Candid Autobiography of a Senior Intelligence Officer
Wright, Peter
Book Number: 62839
ISBN: 0855610980
Heinemann,Australia 1987. 8vo hardcover 392pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w.
Price: $12.00

A Divided Life, A Biography of Donald Maclean
Cecil, Robert
Book Number: 62824
ISBN: 0370311299
Bodley Head, London 1988. 8vo. hardcover. 212pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $12.00

THE SPY WORE RED, My Adventures as an Undercover Agent in World War II
Aline, Countess of Romanones
Book Number: 62826
ISBN: 0747501122
Bloomsbury, London, 1987 8vo. hardcover. 304pp. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $15.00

Man Who Broke 'Purple': Life of the World's Greatest Cryptologist, William F.Friedman
Clark, Ronald W.
Book Number: 54176
ISBN: 0297772791
Littlehampton Book Services Ltd April 21, 1977 8vo hardcover 212pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w - ex-lib. Purple: the code used by the Japanese prior to the bombing of Pearl Harbour...Did the Americans have advance information of the devastation to come? Had they cracked Purple? Colonel William Friedman was 'the man who broke purple': this fascinating new biography of the world's greatest cryptographer reveals many new facts of the intriguing 'secret war' carried on by Intelligence departments in many countries.
Price: $12.00

KGB : The Inside Story of Its Foreign Operations from Lenin to Gorbachev
Andrew, Christopher
Book Number: 32601
ISBN: 0340485612
London Hodder 1990 8vo hardcover 704pp index, b/w illus. very good,foxing to edges / very good d/w.
Price: $12.00

The Litvinenko File - The True Story of a Death Foretold.
Sixsmith, Martin
Book Number: 58507
ISBN: 9780230531543
Macmillan 2007 Trade paperback. 311pp. Very good. Remainder mark. The Litvinenko File is a gripping, powerful inside account of a shocking act of murder, when Russia's war with itself spilled over onto the streets of London and made the world take notice.
Price: $12.00

Deadly Illusions
Costello, John
Book Number: 28093
ISBN: 071265500X
Century, 1993 8vo hardcover 538pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w.
Price: $10.00

CIA The Honourable Company
Freemantle, Brian
Book Number: 29513
London: Book Club 1984 8vo hardcover 208pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w.
Price: $10.00

Allan Pinkerton: The Eye who never slept
Mackay, James A
Book Number: 35865
ISBN: 1851588256
Edinburgh Mainstream 1996 8vo hardcover 256pp index, b/w illus. very good+ / very good+ d/w.
Price: $14.00

Foreign Agents: The American Israel Public Affairs Committee from the 1963 Fulbright Hearings to the 2005 Espionage Scandal
Smith, Grant F.
Book Number: 50290
ISBN: 0976443775
Institute for Research 2007 8vo softcover 198pp index, b/w illus. very good. FOREIGN AGENTS analyzes the history and activities of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, or AIPAC. FOREIGN AGENTS begins with testimony and subpoenaed documents from the 1963 Senate investigation into the activities of the agents of foreign principals. Senator J.W. Fulbright's discovery of "conduit" money-laundering operations in the US financed by Israeli principals touched off deep and important questions about US lobbying on behalf of the fledgling nation and the applicability of laws such as the Foreign Agents Registration Act and the Logan Act. The book then uncovers AIPAC election law skirmishes in the 1980s-1990s, analyzing the lobby's role in establishing and coordinating political action committees and AIPAC's role in alleged election law violations.
Price: $11.00

Secret servant: My life with the KGB and the Soviet elite
Dzhirkvelov, Ilya
Book Number: 55431
ISBN: 0002175983
United Kingdom Collins 1987 8vo hardcover 398pp index. very good+ / very good d/w.
Price: $10.00

Terminate with Extreme Prejudice
Belfield, Richard
Book Number: 55839
ISBN: 1405036931
Macmillan 2005 Trade paperback. 311pp. Very good. Index. An expose of the assassination game, its killers and their paymasters.
Price: $12.00

The Interrogator. A CIA Agent's True Story
Carle, Glenn
Book Number: 56106
ISBN: 1921844167
Australia, Scribe Publications 2011 8vo softcover 321pp index. very good. This is the never-before-told first-hand story of the 'dark side' of the Bush Administration's Global War on Terror, and of one of the CIA's biggest failures - the kidnapping, rendition, and torture of the wrong man - as told by a man who conducted the interrogation. It is an indictment of the CIA's enhanced interrogation from the inside, from a very senior operative. It is also the story of a patriot, Glenn Carle, and his struggle to do the right thing. And, of course, to some of his ex-colleagues, he is a traitor for revealing the truth. The book is Carle's affirmation that only the truth can lead us from the dark. He had years of training and experience leading up to his encounter with the captive who the CIA believed might hold the key to finding bin Laden. This was his apotheosis as a career spook in the Directorate of Operations, yet Carle immediately struggled to reconcile his orders to make his captive talk with the oath he had sworn to uphold the letter and the spirit of the law. Furthermore, as the interrogation began and he built rapport with his subject, another problem started to gnaw at him. This man wasn't who he was alleged to be; he was low level at best. But while Carle's scepticism grew, his superiors continued to insist that they had the right man. The suspect was moved to one of the CIA's most notorious black sites, and subjected to 'enhanced interrogation techniques'. Initially enthusiastic about his role at the CIA, Carle eventually began to question the policies of the war on terror because of his involvement in this interrogation. Throughout the operation he had to grapple with the most difficult question a patriot can face: what do you do when your government tells you to do something that is morally abhorrent? Carle's journey often reads like an international thriller, but it is a true tale of international intrigue, deceit, and betrayal. It is also an extraordinary and intimate portrait of the war on terror.Reviewsnn'Glenn Carle's book The Interrogator is a disturbing tale of the extremes to which the Bush administration was prepared to go in its Global War on Terror. Faceless bureaucrats sacrificed the core values that made the United States a great country, while ignoring the counsel of experts on the ground. This is a damning story and a nation of laws would demand an investigation into whether crimes were committed. We fear that we are no longer that nation.' - Joe Wilson and Valerie Plame Wilson
Price: $12.00