Colorgravure Publication, 1951, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition
foreword by Lieutenant-General H. Gordon Bennett, authors preface. Illustrated endpapers, showing destruction of ships at harbour. Illustrated frontispiece, showing the "Red Spy Plot" as revealed by the Canadian Royal commission, 1946. The text is illustrated with contemporary black and white photographs. Red coloured boards with embossed illustration of Australia with a dagger through it, on the lower right-hand corner of the front panel. There is gilt writing on spine. Corners of the book are rubbed and shelfwear is evident to the bottom edges. The head and the heel of the spine are soft and bumped. There are some brown marks to the endpapers. Photographic dustwrapper, showing various spies of the World War II era, with green and background with black, red and white writing on the front panel and white on the spine. The corners of the dustwrapper are rubbed and chipped and there is chipping to the head and to the heel of the spine. Some creasing and scraping to the dustwrapper panels. An ex-spy catcher gives an inside picture of the espionage industry both before and after WWII. Particularly with reference to Australia. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 208 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Espionage ; Military History -- World War II; Australia; Politics & Government. Inventory No: 0101506.