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  • THE WATCHMEN. by Altman, John.
    Altman, John.
    THE WATCHMEN.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Putnam, (2004). First edition - A modern spy thriller, involving the CIA and an Al Queda prisoner. "In a remote safe house in the American Northeast, a terrorist is questioned, a psychiatrist is tested, and an assassin is dispatched..." 262 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 70001
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  • JUDGMENT ON DELTCHEV. by Ambler, Eric.
    Ambler, Eric.
    JUDGMENT ON DELTCHEV.

    Edition: First printing, first issue dust jacket.

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, (1951) dj. Hardcover first edition - Ambler's seventh novel - but his first since World War II (his previous novel, "Journey into Fear," was published in 1940. When a playwright is asked to write an article about Deltchev's trial in the Balkans, he is expecting the usual travesty common to Communist regimes. Instead he discovers the secret and powerful Brotherhood and realizes he has to find out the truth, even if it will never come out in the trial. 256 pp. In the first issue dust jacket illustrated by Leslie Wood.

    Condition: Very good in light blue cloth in a good dust jacket (usual toning to the pages, dj is price-clipped, has overall edgewear with some minor chipping, loss of about 1 cm at top of spine)

    Book ID: 77635
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  • JUDGMENT ON DELTCHEV. by Ambler, Eric.
    Ambler, Eric.
    JUDGMENT ON DELTCHEV.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1951. dj. Hardcover first edition - Ambler's seventh novel - but his first since World War II (his previous novel, "Journey into Fear," was published in 1940. When a playwright is asked to write an article about Deltchev's trial in the Balkans, he is expecting the usual travesty common to Communist regimes. Instead he discovers the secret and powerful Brotherhood and realizes he has to find out the truth, even if it will never come out in the trial. 247 pp. Dust jacket by Bill English.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. (small chip missing from base of dj spine, with spot on spine, light toning to pages, sunning to spine)

    Book ID: 77636
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  • RESTLESS. by Boyd, William.
    Boyd, William.
    RESTLESS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Bloomsbury, (2006.) dj. Hardcover first edition - It's summer 1976 in Oxford, England and Ruth Gilmartin discovers that someon is trying to kill her very English mother Sally - who is really Eva Delectorskaya, a Russian emigre and one-time spy for the British during World War II. 324 pp. ISBN: 1596912367.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder dot.)

    Book ID: 54960
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  • RESTLESS. by Boyd, William.
    Boyd, William.
    RESTLESS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Bloomsbury, (2006.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - It's summer 1976 in Oxford, England and Ruth Gilmartin discovers that someon is trying to kill her very English mother Sally - who is really Eva Delectorskaya, a Russian emigre and one-time spy for the British during World War II. SIGNED on the title page. 324 pp. ISBN: 1596912367.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66188
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  • LAST ACT. by Egleton, Clive.
    Egleton, Clive.
    LAST ACT.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1991.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Spy thriller set mostly in World War II among the Polish resistance. The NY Times praises Egleton's book by saying "the research is careful, the writing laconic and the atmosphere brooding." As a former intelligence officer, Eggleton is writing out of his personal experience and knowledge. 281 pp. ISBN: 0-312-05887x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 44393
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  • IN THE RED. by Egleton, Clive.
    Egleton, Clive.
    IN THE RED.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1990.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Spy thriller by this master of the genre, set in the late 1940's at the beginning of the Cold War. 288 pp. ISBN: 0-312-046774.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (minor edgewear to dj.)

    Book ID: 43482
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  • SHADOW TRADE. by Furst, Alan.
    Furst, Alan.
    SHADOW TRADE.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Quartet Crime, (1984.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - His fourth novel, still early in his career and published before he began receiving acclaim for his nuanced and well-researched espionage novels. This deals with "the dark, ruthless politics of the private intelligence agencies." SIGNED on the title page. 214 pp. ISBN: 0-7043-24350.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (small red 'chop mark' stamped on front endpaper, but overall a tight copy which appears unread.)

    Book ID: 49927
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  • QUILLER MERIDIAN. by Hall, Adam (pseudonym of Elleston Trevor, 1920-1995.)
    Hall, Adam (pseudonym of Elleston Trevor, 1920-1995.)
    QUILLER MERIDIAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (1993.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Spy thriller set in Siberia, in a post cold-war world. 287 pp. ISBN: 0-688-11797x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 48435
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  • DOWN AMONG THE DEAD MEN. by Hartland, Michael.
    Hartland, Michael.
    DOWN AMONG THE DEAD MEN.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Macmillan, (1983) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first novel by this author who had spent "twenty years travelling widely in Europe and the Far East as a diplomat, then working in counter-terrorism and for the United Nations. He draws on this experience to describe the secret world of espionage with insight and great authenticity." One review stated that his novels remain among the most iconic, chilling and gripping spy novels ever published. In this book, "British agent David Nairn investigates the link between two seemingly unrelated incidents--an exchange of prisoners between the Russians and British and the murder of a Chinese agent in Nepal, six years later." 304 pp. Dust jacket by Paul Bacon. ISBN: 0-025485202.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 76120
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  • THE INFORMER. by Nova, Craig.
    Nova, Craig.
    THE INFORMER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Crown / Shaye Areheart, (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - Literary thriller set in 1930s Berlin - a world of espionage, betrayal, complex political entaglements - and a serial killer who is stalking prostitutes. 306 pp. ISBN: 978-0307236937.

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

    Book ID: 74835
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  • AT RISK. by Rimington, Stella.
    Rimington, Stella.
    AT RISK.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The highly praised first novel (second book) from the first woman director of Britain's MI5. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 367 pp. ISBN: 1-400043700.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77508
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  • Rimington, Stella.
    AT RISK.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005. First edition - The highly praised first novel (second book) from the first woman director of Britain's MI5.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy) in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 30599
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  • AT RISK. by Rimington, Stella.
    Rimington, Stella.
    AT RISK.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The highly praised first novel (second book) from the first woman director of Britain's MI5. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 367 pp. ISBN: 1-400043700.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 62841
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