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Hartford, CT: W. S. Williams & Co., 1865. Presumed First printing thus. Hardcover. , 384,  pages. Frontis. Illustrations. Boards worn, top and bottom edges of spine threadbare, foxing to text. Sarah Emma Edmonds (December 1841 – September 5, 1898), was a Canadian-born woman who is known for serving as a man with the Union Army during the American Civil War. A purported master of disguise, Edmonds exploits were described in the bestselling Nurse, Soldier, and Spy. In 1992, she was inducted into the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame. During the Civil War, on May 25, 1861, she enlisted in Company F of the 2nd Michigan Infantry, also known as the Flint Union Greys. On her second try, she disguised herself as a man named "Franklin Flint Thompson," the middle name possibly after the city she volunteered in, Flint, Michigan. She felt that it was her duty to serve her country and was truly patriotic towards her new country. Extensive physical examinations were not required for enlistment at the time, and she was not discovered. She at first served as a male field nurse, participating in several campaigns under General McClellan, including the First and Second Battle of Bull Run, Antietam, the Peninsula Campaign, Vicksburg, Fredericksburg, and others.
New York: Funk & Wagnalls, . First? Edition. First? Printing. 22 cm, 379, illus., references, index, boards and edges somewhat worn and soiled, usual library markings, part of DJ pasted to fr endpaper The author sheds light on one of the more mysterious aspects of governmental operations: the spy network. Topics discussed include intelligence, espionage, sabotage, counterespionage, and propoganda.
New York: Enigma Books, 2001. First U.S. English Language Edition, Presumed first printing. Hardcover. xxvi, 432 pages. Illustrations. Abbreviations. Notes. Index. Introduction by Ronald Radosh. DJ is in a plastic sleeve. Red mark on bottom edge. Aleksandr Semyonovich Feklisov (March 9, 1914 – October 26, 2007) was a First Chief Directorate Case Officer who received information from Julius Rosenberg and Klaus Fuchs, among others. Feklisov recruited Rosenberg. Feklisov reported at least 50 meetings with Rosenberg. He stated that Rosenberg provided important top secret information about electronics and helped organize an industrial espionage ring for Moscow. By the late 1940s, he was transferred to the London Rezidentura. Feklisov was transferred back to the United States and became the Washington, D.C. Rezident, or KGB Station Chief, from 1960 to 1964. As PGU KGB Rezident, Feklisov (Fomin) proposed what became the basis for resolving the Cuban Missile Crisis: removing missiles from Cuba in exchange for a promise that the United States would not invade the island nation.
Cambridge: Harper & Row, 1988. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xviii, , 315 pages. Illustrations. Chronology. Notes. Sources. Index. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Presentation copy signed and dated by author (Carl). Carl B. Feldbaum (born February 1, 1944, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American author, businessman and lawyer. He co-authored "Looking the Tiger in the Eye" which was awarded the Christopher Medal and was a New York Times Book of the Year in 1988. From 1970 to 1973, Feldbaum served as Assistant District Attorney in Philadelphia. In 1973 he became an Assistant Special Prosecutor charged with investigating the Watergate scandal. He later served as Inspector General for Defense Intelligence in the Pentagon (1976-1979), Assistant to the Secretary of Energy (1979-1981), and Chief of Staff to Senator Arlen Specter (1988-1993). Ronald J. Bee is an author and media commentator on U.S. foreign policy, international security, US-NATO relations, U.S.-Middle East relations, nuclear weapons proliferation, and terrorism.
New York: New American Library, 1980. First Signet Printing [stated]. Mass market paperback. , 343,  pages. Item is somewhat curved. Cover has some wear and soiling. Kenneth Martin Follett, CBE, FRSL (born 5 June 1949) is a Welsh author of thrillers and historical novels who has sold more than 160 million copies of his works. Many of his books have achieved high ranking on best seller lists. For example, in the USA, many reached the number 1 position on the New York Times Best Seller list, including Triple, Edge of Eternity, Fall of Giants, A Dangerous Fortune, The Key to Rebecca, Lie Down with Lions, Winter of the World, and World Without End. The 1978 publication of Eye of the Needle, which became an international bestseller and sold over 10 million copies, made him both wealthy and internationally famous. Follett's archival papers are housed at the Saginaw Valley State University in Michigan United States. Papers include outlines, drafts, notes and correspondence, original manuscripts.