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  • ADRENALINE. by Abbott, Jeff.
    Abbott, Jeff.
    ADRENALINE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2011). First edition - An international thriller introducing Sam Capra, CIA agent in London, husband and soon-to-be-father -but when a bomb blows the CIA office to smithereens and he only survives because his wife told him to get outside, he is imprisoned and tortured for months, since he is either a traitor himself or a fool - when he is finally released - set up as bait - he encounters another group dedicated to justice - Enthralling, violent and yet still human. Laid in a card with some cocktail recipes from Sam's bars. 400 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 82669
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  • Allbeury, Ted (1917 -2005)
    CHILDREN OF TENDER YEARS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Beaufort Books, (1985) dj. Hardcover first edition - One of the most prolific and respected modern writers of espionage novels, Allbeury based his novels on his own experiences as an undercover agent during World War II and after (Len Deighton commented that he believed "he was the only British secret agent to have parachuted into Nazi Germany" and during the Cold War, he was captured - and tortured - by the Russians, who left him alive to take his story back to his fellow agents) This book, which features an Auschwitz survivor who is sent back to Germany to investigate rumors of neo-Nazis and anti-Semitism, is one which also depicts "enemy agents as human beings, thus exposing…

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    New York: Beaufort Books, (1985) dj. Hardcover first edition - One of the most prolific and respected modern writers of espionage novels, Allbeury based his novels on his own experiences as an undercover agent during World War II and after (Len Deighton commented that he believed "he was the only British secret agent to have parachuted into Nazi Germany" and during the Cold War, he was captured - and tortured - by the Russians, who left him alive to take his story back to his fellow agents) This book, which features an Auschwitz survivor who is sent back to Germany to investigate rumors of neo-Nazis and anti-Semitism, is one which also depicts "enemy agents as human beings, thus exposing the power relations on both sides as his real target. The human cost for agents of the state on both sides of the iron curtain was his theme." 232 pp. ISBN: 0-825313060.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket. (some rubbing to the dj, minor wear to the edges)

    Book ID: 85031
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  • JOURNEY INTO FEAR. by Ambler, Eric (1909-1998).
    Ambler, Eric (1909-1998).
    JOURNEY INTO FEAR.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1940. dj. Hardcover first edition - The sixth novel - the last of the books written in the years just before World War II (and Ambler's entry into the Army) - by the writer whom Graham Greene called "unquestionably our best thriller writer." In fact, Ambler was responsible for the modern "espionage" novel. As in all of these early novels, the main character is an ordinary person who finds himself in an extraordinary - and dangerous - situation. Graham is an engineer helping out at an English-owned armaments factory in Turkey, when he is shot at in his hotel room. At first unbelieving, he is eventually convinced that his life is in danger, and…

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    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1940. dj. Hardcover first edition - The sixth novel - the last of the books written in the years just before World War II (and Ambler's entry into the Army) - by the writer whom Graham Greene called "unquestionably our best thriller writer." In fact, Ambler was responsible for the modern "espionage" novel. As in all of these early novels, the main character is an ordinary person who finds himself in an extraordinary - and dangerous - situation. Graham is an engineer helping out at an English-owned armaments factory in Turkey, when he is shot at in his hotel room. At first unbelieving, he is eventually convinced that his life is in danger, and he needs to leave immediately. He is put secretly on a small ship, instead of a train, but among the passengers is a Nazi still determined to stop him, and thus begins his "journey into fear." Basis for the 1943 Orson Welles film of the same title. 275 pp.

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    Condition: Very good+ in salmon colored cloth in a very good- dust jacket (offsetting to the endpapers, tiny spot on tinted top edge, some overall edgewear and chipping to the dj, one tape repair to interior of dj) Overall, a tight and straight copy in a complete dust jacket with the original price of $2.00 still present.

    Book ID: 77426
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  • EPITAPH FOR A SPY. With a footnote by the author. by Ambler, Eric (1909-1998).
    Ambler, Eric (1909-1998).
    EPITAPH FOR A SPY. With a footnote by the author.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1952. dj. Hardcover first edition - First US publication of Ambler's third novel, originally published in the UK in 1938. Set against the backdrop of the French Riviera on the eve of World War II, this is the story of a stateless man, born in Hungary but with only an expired Yugoslavian passport, now living and teaching languages in France, who finds himself caught up in international espionage while on vacation, when his camera is accidentally switched and incriminating photographs are found on the roll in it. This is the novel which first introduced an 'everyman' as a protaganist - a sometimes bumbling anti-hero who unwittingly finds himself in a dangerous situation. Basis for…

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    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1952. dj. Hardcover first edition - First US publication of Ambler's third novel, originally published in the UK in 1938. Set against the backdrop of the French Riviera on the eve of World War II, this is the story of a stateless man, born in Hungary but with only an expired Yugoslavian passport, now living and teaching languages in France, who finds himself caught up in international espionage while on vacation, when his camera is accidentally switched and incriminating photographs are found on the roll in it. This is the novel which first introduced an 'everyman' as a protaganist - a sometimes bumbling anti-hero who unwittingly finds himself in a dangerous situation. Basis for the 1944 movie Hotel Reserve featuring James Mason and Lucie Mannheim. Includes an afterword by Ambler. Dustjacket art by Bill English.

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    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (one line is underlined on p 173, and the binding is cracking between pp 186-187, but overall it is still a sturdy, tight and attractive copy in a bright dust jacket with a bit of wear to the ends of the spine, original price of $3 still present.)

    Book ID: 83019
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  • PHOENIX. by Aricha, Amos and Eli Landau.
    Aricha, Amos and Eli Landau.
    PHOENIX.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (paperback format. )

    New York: New American Library - NAL / Signet, 1979. First edition - "Who was the assassin called Phoenix?" Espionage novel published simultaneously in hardcover and paperback - this proof is for the pocket paperback edition. 298 pp.

    Condition: Good only in printed gold wrappers (some spine slant, wear to covers)

    Book ID: 67460
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  • THE SACRED SCIMITER. by Bell. William Dixon (1865-1951).
    Bell. William Dixon (1865-1951).
    THE SACRED SCIMITER.

    Edition: First or early edition.

    Chicago: Goldsmith Publishing, (1934) dj. Hardcover - A young adult adventure novel (with elements of fantasy) set in Baghdad, Persia and Saudi Arabia. 252 pp.

    Condition: Good in a good dust jacket (usual rather severe toning to the pages, some edgewear to the dj).

    Book ID: 67259
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  • SOLO: A James Bond Novel. by Boyd, William.
    Boyd, William.
    SOLO: A James Bond Novel.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2013) dj. Hardcover first edition - An award-winning novelist's contribution to the James Bond series - "It's 1969, and, having just celebrated his forty-fifth birthday, James BondÑBritish special agent 007Ñis summoned to headquarters to receive an unusual assignment. Zanzarim, a troubled West African nation, is being ravaged by a bitter civil war, and M directs Bond to quash the rebels threatening the established regime." 322 pp. ISBN: 978-0062223128.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 68035
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  • WAITING FOR SUNRISE. by Boyd, William.
    Boyd, William.
    WAITING FOR SUNRISE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harper Collins, (2012). First edition - Set in Vienna in 1913 on the eve of the Great War, this is gripping espionage novel and a moving love story. 353 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 59638
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  • A GAME OF LIES. by Cantrell, Rebecca.
    Cantrell, Rebecca.
    A GAME OF LIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2011) dj. Hardcover first edition - The third novel in her award winning series featuring Hannah Vogel, a young woman struggling to make it as a journalist in 1930s Berlin in the years of the rise of the Nazis. In this novel she is covering the 1936 Olympics while posing as a travel reporter and as a lover of an SS officer - and also smuggling secrets out of Germany to Switzerland. Glossary, author's note. 318 pp. ISBN: 978-0765327338.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 70266
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  • THE EXPLOITS OF TOMMY HAMBLEDON: Drink to Yesterday, A Toast to Tomorrow, Alias Uncle Hugo. by Coles, Manning [pseudonym of Cyril H. Coles and Adelaide F. Manning]
    Coles, Manning [pseudonym of Cyril H. Coles and Adelaide F. Manning]
    THE EXPLOITS OF TOMMY HAMBLEDON: Drink to Yesterday, A Toast to Tomorrow, Alias Uncle Hugo.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, nd. (1959, c 1940, 1941 and 1952.) dj. Hardcover - Omnibus edition containing 3 classic Tony Hambledon spy adventures - Drink to Yesterday, A Toast to Tomorrow, and Alias Uncle Hugo. (The first one in the series, 'Drink to Yesterday' was a Haycroft-Queens Cornerstone.) A Crime Club selection. 480 pp. Dust jacket by Ronald Clyne.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52639
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  • DEATH OF A HIT-MAN. by Davies, Frederick
    Davies, Frederick
    DEATH OF A HIT-MAN.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1982) dj. Hardcover first edition - "A spy thriller in the best English tradition." When Chief Superintendant David Cooper of Scotland Yard's Murder Squad is set to Cambridge to open the investigation into the murder of a visiting professor from Texas, the murder case quickly changes into a conspiracy that threatens thousands. 219 pp. ISBN: 0-312186401.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (line on bottom edge)

    Book ID: 70543
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  • CARTE BLANCHE 007: The New James Bond Novel. by Deaver, Jeffery.
    Deaver, Jeffery.
    CARTE BLANCHE 007: The New James Bond Novel.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2011) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Bond is recruited by a new agency, conceived in the post 9/11 world. SIGNED on the title page. Deaver is the fifth author to continue the work of Ian Fleming. Glossary. 408 pp plus a note about Ian Fleming. ISBN: 9781451620696.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (remainder line).

    Book ID: 62295
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  • FUNERAL IN BERLIN. by Deighton, Len.
    Deighton, Len.
    FUNERAL IN BERLIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Jonathan Cape, (1964) dj. Hardcover first edition - Deighton's third spy novel featuring his unnamed secret agent. The second of these novels to be made into one of the Harry Palmer films featuring Michael Caine. Nominated for the Edgar award. 312 pp. Dust jacket by Raymond Hawkey.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket. Rather hard to find, and especially so in this condition.

    Book ID: 83047
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  • AN EXPENSIVE PLACE TO DIE with "Top Secret In Transit Docket." by Deighton, Len.
    Deighton, Len.
    AN EXPENSIVE PLACE TO DIE with "Top Secret In Transit Docket."

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Jonathan Cape, (1967) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fifth espionage novel by this master of the genre, featuring his anonymous and cynical anti-hero (who was given the name 'Harry Palmer' in the films based on his books.) The title refers to Oscar Wilde's comment about Paris. Includes the "Top Secret In Transit Docket," complete with all ten enclosures laid in. 254 pp. Illustrated endpapers.

    Condition: Near fine in charcoal gray cloth in a good dust jacket with wraparound art (chipping at the ends of the spine, other edgewear, rubbing to the folds), original price of 21s net still present. .

    Book ID: 77637
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  • HORSE UNDER WATER (Secret file No. 2) by Deighton, Len.
    Deighton, Len.
    HORSE UNDER WATER (Secret file No. 2)

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Jonathan Cape, (1965) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second of Deighton's spy novels featuring his unnamed secret agent (the only one which was not adapted for the "Harry Palmer" films starring Michael Caine) First issue with the crossword endpapers. 255 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in red cloth with gilt lettering on the spine, black stamp on front cover, in a near fine dustjacket with minor toning (original price of 16s net on lower corner of front flap).

    Book ID: 77999
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  • Deighton, Len.
    FUNERAL IN BERLIN.

    Edition: First American edition.

    New York: Putnam, (1965) dj. Hardcover first edition - Deighton's third spy novel featuring his unnamed secret agent, but the second to be published in the US and the second to be made into one of the Harry Palmer films featuring Michael Caine. Nominated for the Edgar award. 312 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (previous owner's name on front endpaper dated Christmas 1964, light toning to the pages, minor rubbing and wear to the dj, original price of 4.95 still present.)

    Book ID: 78019
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  • Deighton, Len.
    THE IPCRESS FILE.

    Edition: First thus.

    Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1988. Hardcover - An attractive edition of this first novel featuring a protagonist without a name. Basis for the Michael Caine movie. Frontispiece by Terry Widener, New introduction by the editors. 279 pp.

    Condition: Fine in black with gilt stamping on the spine, pasted on illustration on the front cover, all edges gilt.

    Book ID: 57435
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  • AMERICAN SPIES. by Deming, Richard.
    Deming, Richard.
    AMERICAN SPIES.

    Edition: First edition.

    Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing Co., (1960). Hardcover first edition - "Real life stories of undercover agents in our history" from Job Kattenanit, a "Praying Indian" during the King Philip War in New England to Bill van der Zeemanshuis in World War II. Illustrated in duotone by Leonard Vosburgh. 210 pp.

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated boards (usual toning to the pages, and minor wear to the covers, but better than average condition for this fragile "cellophane" binding.)

    Book ID: 66513
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  • CHAMELEON. by Diehl, William.
    Diehl, William.
    CHAMELEON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1981) dj. Hardcover first edition - His second novel, an international thriller - two journalists find themselves hunted and caught up in a world of oil cartels, big business and international espionage. 374 pp. ISBN: 0-394519612.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 83270
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  • THE POWER OF THE BUG. by Drummond, Ivor (pseudonym of Roger Erskine Longrigg, 1929-2000)
    Drummond, Ivor (pseudonym of Roger Erskine Longrigg, 1929-2000)
    THE POWER OF THE BUG.

    Edition: First US printing (but printed in England from the British sheets)

    New York: St Martin's, (1974) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fifth novel in the Jennifer Norrington series by this prolific author (who wrote under many names - Drummond is what he used for his spy novels). The three friends - Jenny, Sandy and Colly - are on the warpath after a friend of Colly dies from a fall off a cliff in Vermont. 224 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder line)

    Book ID: 82518
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  • THE MILLS BOMB. by Egleton, Clive.
    Egleton, Clive.
    THE MILLS BOMB.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Atheneum, 1978. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's seventh novel, a complex international thriller involving a defection gone wrong, missing money, and a man determined to prove his innocence, being trailed by the Fraud squad, Special Branch and 2 IRA killers. 223 pp. ISBN: 0-689-109105.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 73231
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  • DEATH OF A SAHIB. by Egleton, Clive.
    Egleton, Clive.
    DEATH OF A SAHIB.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, (1989.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel of international intrigue and espionage set in India, by this master of the genre. 256 pp. ISBN: 0-340496606.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (usual light toning to the pages, price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 42113
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  • THE PRISONER OF GUANTANAMO. by Fesperman, Dan.
    Fesperman, Dan.
    THE PRISONER OF GUANTANAMO.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006. dj. Hardcover first edition - Award-winning author's fourth novel, a stand-alone thriller. "Revere Falk - FBI veteran, Arabic speaker - is an interrogator at 'Gitmo,' assigned to a 'hold-out,' a Yemeni prisoner who may have valuable information about al-Qaeda. But these duties are temporarily suspended when the body of an American soldier is found washed ashore in Cuban territory." Winner of the Dashiell Hammett Award. 323 pp. ISBN: 1-400044669.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 84397
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  • EXTRAORDINARY POWERS. by Finder, Joseph.
    Finder, Joseph.
    EXTRAORDINARY POWERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (1993) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's second novel, an international thriller. When the director of the CIA is killed in a car accident (or assassinated), his son-in-law, an attorney and ex-agent, is lured back into the employ of the CIA, where he becomes involved in a top-secret espionage project in telepathy that will endow him with "extraordinary powers." SIGNED on the title page. 449 pp plus brief author's note. ISBN: 0-345386213.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 82186
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  • THE FOURTH PROTOCOL. by Forsyth, Frederick
    Forsyth, Frederick
    THE FOURTH PROTOCOL.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Viking, (1984.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An espionage thriller which starts out with a simple jewel robbery, but some becomes a train of plots and counterplots, of mistakes and miscalculations. 389 pp. ISBN: 0-670-32637-2.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 47026
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  • THE ODESSA FILE by Forsyth, Frederick
    Forsyth, Frederick
    THE ODESSA FILE

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Hutchinson, (1972.) dj. Hardcover first edition - His second novel, basis for the movie of the same name. 310 pp. ISBN: 0-091130204.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (spine slightly slanted, usual toning to the pages) Original price of £2.00 net on front flap of dj.

    Book ID: 77394
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  • TERMINATION ORDER. by Friedman, Philip.
    Friedman, Philip.
    TERMINATION ORDER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dial Press, (1979) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - His second published novel a cold war thriller about a CIA agent who finds himself forced to disobey orders. A NY Times Notable book. SIGNED on the title page. 323 pp. ISBN: 0-8037-86255.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61862
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  • THE FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT. by Furst, Alan.
    Furst, Alan.
    THE FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2006.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Espionage novel set in the world of the Italian resistance to Mussolini, those who had fled to Paris and fought fascism with their typewriters. SIGNED on the title page. Maps. 272 pp. ISBN: 1400060192.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 69464
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  • MIDNIGHT IN EUROPE. by Furst, Alan.
    Furst, Alan.
    MIDNIGHT IN EUROPE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2014.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Espionage novel set in Paris in 1938 as the shadow of war darkens . Map. 251 pp. ISBN: 978-1400069491.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 69318
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  • DARK VOYAGE. by Furst, Alan.
    Furst, Alan.
    DARK VOYAGE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2004.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - World War II adventure story of a Dutch tramp freighter whose captain is secretly working for the intelligence division of the British Royal Navy. SIGNED on the title page. 256 pp. ISBN: 1400060184.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 54167
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