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Pin-Stripe Saboteur: The Story of "Robin" British Agent and French Resistance Leader by  GÜNTER  CHARLES & PEIS - First Edition - 1959 - from Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047 and Biblio.com

Pin-Stripe Saboteur: The Story of "Robin" British Agent and French Resistance Leader

by WIGHTON, CHARLES & PEIS, GÜNTER

Condition: Good/Good


Odhams Press Ltd, London, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/Good. 500 g; 256pp., forward by Captain Peter Churchill, D.S.O., author's note, preface by " Robin" and appendices. Facsimile document frontispiece, "confirmation of "Robin's" commission as Lieutenant -Colonel -- with his real name obliterated.". At the rear of book there is a section of facsimile documents. Red coloured boards with gilt writing of the spine. Minor wear to the book and the edges of the text block, the dust jacket is slightly rubbed along both the top and bottom edges. . Biography of one of the most decorated espionage agents, during World War II, "Robin". Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Military & Warfare; Espionage; France; Biography -- Military; Inventory No: 0217227. .


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