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Gouzenko Transcripts

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Breakthrough Pub Co: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 649A0029

ISBN: 0888790694

Condition: Fair


0888790694 346 pages. Circa 1980s. "The editors sifted through 6,000 pages of the original Royal Commission report to produce this fascinating insight into the nature of espionage and the motives that led respected Canadians to betray their country's oath of secrecy. Reveals the full extent of Igor Gouzenko's testimony, and radically alters the existing information and opinions about the trial and about Gouzenko from previous books." - from back cover. Usual library markings. Above-average wear. Half-title page removed. Binding intact. A worthy reference copy. View more info

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The Threat

By: N/A

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Canada, Go Publishing: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 347A8225

ISBN: 0919283004

Condition: Very Good


0919283004 97 pages. "A forceful life of Soviet life and policies as they *should* be viewed in the west... Author was the first of the Soviet dissidents to be published in the western press." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

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R.C.M.P. Security Bulletins, 1939-1941 (The War Series)

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: St Johns, Newfoundland, Canada, Canadian Committee on Labour: 1989

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 643C7767

ISBN: 0969206054

Condition: Fair


0969206054 438 pages. Index. A compillation of R.C.M.P. Intelligence Bulletins issued in the critial period between 23 October, 1939 through 24 December, 1941. Major concerns of the day included: Potential enemy aliens in Canada; Espionage suspects; Fascists; Nazis; Ukrainian Nationalists sympathetic toward the Hitler regime; Communist agitators; The Communist Party. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. A worthy copy of this intriguing and important reference. View more info

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Operation ZAPATA: The Ultrasensitive Report and Testimony of the Board of Inquiry on the Bay of Pigs

By: N/A

Price: $450.00

Publisher: USA, University Publications of America: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 743G0671

ISBN: 0890933774

Condition: Good


0890933774 367 pages. Index. List of Abbreviations. "The narrative and memoranda of the Taylor Committee are presented here with minimal editorial changes from the actual declassified documents. Average wear. Binding intact. Usual library markings. Front free endpaper neatly removed. A sound copy of this important work. View more info

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Religious Radicalization and Securitization in Canada and Beyond

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 451G4434

ISBN: 1442646314

Condition: Fine


1442646314 332 pages. Index. References. "Brings together contributions from a wide range of academic disciplines to examine the challenges created by both religious radicalism and the state's and society's response to it." - from page i. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Appears unread. A superb copy. View more info

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Western broadcasting over the iron curtain

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: England, Croom Helm: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 545H4023

ISBN: 0709944381

Condition: Fair


0709944381 [10], 274 pages. Index. Bibliography. "A collection of twelve essays dealing with the broadcasting of western governments to the USSR and its eastern satellites." - Preface. Contributors include: Frank Ward and Helen Koshits of Radio Canada International (RCI); Frank Shakespeare of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL); William A. Buell (RFE/RL); Barbara Schiele, Voice of America (VOA); Edward Mainland, Mark Pomar and Kurt Carlson (VOA); Peter Fraenkel (BBC); Botho Kirsch, Deutsche Welle (DW); Jurgen Reiss, Deutschlandfunk; Donald R. Browne; Gerhard Wettig; R. Eugene ... View more info

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Cyprus Guerrilla: Grivas, Makarios, and the British

By: Alastos, Doros

Price: $399.95

Publisher: UK, Heinemann: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112A4248

Condition: Good


224 pages. Index. Twenty pages of black and white photographic plates. "This account of the Cyprus revolt analyses its causes, and documents many of the incidents during the four dangerous and violent years before the Zurich agreements were signed in London in February 1959. The author, a Cypriot, is able to reveal something of the daring and ingenious methods of the EOKA guerrillas; their hide-outs in the mountains and forests, or in a peasant's cellar; their secret organisation which penetrated the church, the administration, even the police." - from dust jacket. Average wear to... View more info

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Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, September (Sept.) 15, 1932 -

By: Allan, Luke; Sanborn, R.B.; Sullivan, A.; Holden, J.; Muir, N.P.; Terrington, Lady R.; Moore, H.N.; Bird, W.R.; Shaw, C.L.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, Maclean Hunter: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4727

Condition: Good


60 pages. Features: Lovely cover illustration of young lady; Wonderful colour-illustrated Pontiac ad inside front cover features and more. Average external wear and soiling with nibbling to ends of coverfold. Two-inch opening between top of spine and front cover. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy. View more info

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168 Jump Into Hell: A True Story of Betrayed Allied Airmen

By: Arthur G. Kinnis; Stanley A. Booker

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Canada, Self Published: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 665H0538

ISBN: 0968419801

Condition: Good


0968419801 290 pages. Reproductions of black and white photos in text. "Whether by accident or design, governments and agencies have remained silent, so all the research has been up to us. However this true fifty year old shame must be revealed in the hope that mankind remembers and never allows it to be repeated." - from Foreword. "Our story tells what happened to 168 Allied Airmen who jumped into Northern Europe after their planes had met with an explosive and fiery end... Because our eventual betrayal to the Gestapo was accomplished so smoothly, a number of these encounters ... View more info

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The New York Times Magazine, May 22, 1977 - Spies Andrew Doulton Lee and John Christopher Boyce

By: Baker, Russell; Molinoff, Daniel D.; Lindsey, Robert; Glueck, Grace; Chace, James; Rothchild, John; Wood, Peter; Skurka, Norma; Lelyveld, Joseph; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G3946

Condition: Good


112 pages. Features: Imperial Dentistry; Life with Father - More and more divorced men are demanding the right to custody of their children - with photo of Dr. Joseph S. Bell and his children Gerald and Jennifer; Nice Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith II ad; To Be Young, Rich - And a Spy - Andrew Doulton Lee and John Christopher Boyce passed secret U.S. defense documents to the Russians through the Soviet embassy in Mexico City; Spoleto U.S.A. - Gian Carlo Menotti has made the Italian summer festival a byword for artistic excellence for twenty years, and now he's taking it to Charleston; Color BMW a... View more info

The Puzzle Palace: Inside the National Security Agency, America's Most Secret Intelligence Organization

By: Bamford, James

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Penguin Books: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 64304576

ISBN: 0140067485

Condition: Good


0140067485 655 pages including notes and index. "Until now, no one has published a comprehensive and detailed report on the agency... Mr. Bamford has emerged with everything except the combination to the director's safe." - New York Times Book Review. Some yellowing. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. Good working copy. View more info

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The world's greatest military spies and secret service agents,

By: Barton, George

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Boston, Page Co: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 643H3070

ISBN: B00085UH78

Condition: Good


B00085UH78 xi, [5], 322 pages. Complete with sixteen black and white plates of notable personages. First printing. Relates "the big exploits of those who faced great personal danger and risked their lives for the sake of flag and country. Each story is complete in itself, and yet forms a chain of narratives which illustrates the startling and unexpected manner in which battles have been lost and won through the shrewdness and the courage of military spies at various times in different countries of the world." - Introduction. Tissue-protected frontispiece. Dedicated to William J. ... View more info

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Terror out of Zion: Irgun Zvai Leumi, LEHI, and the Palestine underground, 1929-1949

By: Bell, J. Bowyer

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112A0395

ISBN: 0312792050

Condition: Fair


0312792050 374 pages. Index. "Desperate men can commit desperate acts, and for more than 20 years the violent and deadly Irgun were the shock troops of Israeli independence... no deed was too extreme in the pursuit of their goal..." - from dust jacket. Heavily worn. Usual library markings. Worthy reading copy. View more info

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The Saturday Evening Post, November 20, 1948 - Iwo Jima Cost Too Much / Allah's Oil / Lexington, Kentucky

By: Bellah, James Warner; Teal, Val; Gilchrist, Eleanor; Anderson, William Ashley; Smith, Gen. Holland M. Smith; White, Leigh; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 316G2171

Condition: Good


196 pages. Features: Color ad for Kelvinator appliances inside front cover; Nice color 1-page ad for White Trucks features bakery scene; Nice color half-page ad for Bostitch Staplers features romantic cartoon; Vintage full-page two-color ad for Porter-Cable power tools; Very nice half-page color ad for Hires Root Beer shows girls' sleepover scene; Nice 1-page color Packard ad shows crosswalk scene; Photo of Cameron Shipp; Photo of Val Teal and two of her sons; 1-page color ad for Buxton wallets; Nice 1-page color ad for General Tire shows crowded football stadium; Murder for Millions (fiction... View more info

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This Week Magazine, September 28, 1969 - Insert to the Boston Sunday Herald: Cover Color Photos of Wild Boar Being Shot Then Roasted

By: Benson, Bobbie; Wolfe, Burton; Botwin, Carol; Rosenfeld, Ruth; Katie; Waldo, Myra; McGrail, Joie;

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, United Newspapers Magazine Corporation / The Boston Herald: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G3210

Condition: Good


20 pages. Features: The Bad and the Beautiful - Topless opera photo of Joanna Simon in "Bomarzo" and intimate photo of Vanessa Redrave with Franco Nero from "A Quiet Place in the Country"; Great one-page retro color-photo ad for the Hostess electric Hot Tray; Death Row is Crowded with Waiting Men - it seems only the poor are executed; Young World features content on Kyle Johnson (son of Lt. Uhura of the Star Trek series) with photo, as well as Cathi Krisiloff, a cowgirl from Parsippany, NJ - with photo of her riding horse; Teach Your Preschool Child Yourself; Super retro color... View more info

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Out of Bondage

By: Bentley, Elizabeth

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1952

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 326H3430

Condition: Good


256 pages. "Author returned to America in 1934 after a year of studies in Italy, haunted by the possibility of a Fascist regime rising in her homeland. Befriended by a communist, she became one herself. Later, her horrified realisation of the true nature of her Russian masters led her to contact the F.B.I. and spy for them, while still working for the Soviets." - dust jacket. Bentley's story was serialized in McCall's magazine in 1951. Gift greetings atop front free endpaper, otherwise book unmarked with moderate external wear and soiling. Binding tight. Average wear to dust jac... View more info

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The Case for Reappraisal of U.S. Overseas Information Policies and Programs, Incorporating Congressman Fascell's Report

By: Bernays, Edward L.; Hershey, Burnet: Editors

Price: $1,495.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Praeger: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 116G3740

Condition: Fair


316 pages. Published in cooperation with The Emergency Committee for Reappraisal of U.S. Overseas Policies and Programs, and The Overseas Press Club Foundation, Edward R. Murrow Memorial Fund. In light of the communications revolution of the last fifty years, this work addresses the urgent need for the U.S. Overseas Information Agency (USIA) to "be brought into line with changed political conditions, the new techniques of communication, and the findings of social scientists." - from Preface. Moderate wear. Binding intact. Usual library markings. A sound copy. View more info

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Killing Hope: U. S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II

By: Blum, William

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Monroe, Maine, U.S.A., Common Courage Pr: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 649A9814

ISBN: 1567510523

Condition: Good


1567510523 457 pages. Index. "From China in the 1940s to Guatemala today, the author provides the most comprehensive study of the ongoing American holocaust." - from back cover. "Far and away the best book on the topic." - Noam Chomsky. Average wear. Unmarked. Sound copy. View more info

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Man Who Was Uncle: Biography of a Living Master Spy

By: Blythe, Peter

Price: $249.95

Publisher: London, Littlehampton Book Services Ltd: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 649A0119

ISBN: 0213165325

Condition: Fair


0213165325 186 pages. Index. This, the story of of Nicholas Dulger-Sheikin "proves yet again that truth is stranger than fiction." - from dust jacket. Above-average but not excessive wear. Front hinge taped. Sound reading copy. View more info

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Loss Of Faith: How The Air India Bombers Got Away With Murder

By: Bolan, Kim

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, McClelland & Stewart: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 317C9927

ISBN: 077101130X

Condition: Good


077101130X 380 pages. Many black and white photographic plates of the key players. "An outstanding and hair-raising account of mass murder and deception that pieces together the cowardly plot and the conspirators' successful twenty-year evasion of justice." - from dust jacket. Unmarked with modest wear. Bit of soiling to edges of textblock. A quality copy. View more info