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Strangers on a Bridge:  The Case of Colonel Abel by  James B Donovan - First Edition - 1964 - from Old Saratoga Books (SKU: 35810)

Strangers on a Bridge: The Case of Colonel Abel

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Strangers on a Bridge: The Case of Colonel Abel

by Donovan, James B

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  • hardcover
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Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards sunned, slightly shaken, jacket price-clipped and tattered.
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NY: Atheneum. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards sunned, slightly shaken, jacket . price-clipped and tattered.. 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. Brown cloth binding. Foreword by Charles S. Desmond. xi, 432 pp. Author photo on rear jacket panel. A true story of the Cold War spy swap between the US and the USSR in 1962 by the lawyer who defended the Soviet spy, Rudolf Ivanovich Abel, in American court and then escorted him over Berlin's Glienicker Bridge to make the deal. This book was the basis for the 2015 film "Bridge of Spies" starring Tom Hanks. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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Bookseller
Old Saratoga Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
35810
Title
Strangers on a Bridge: The Case of Colonel Abel
Author
Donovan, James B
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards sunned, slightly shaken, jacket price-clipped and tattered.
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Atheneum
Place of Publication
NY
Date published
1964
Keywords
Cold War, SPIES, Russian Spies
Bookseller catalogs
Military History; Books into Film;

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About Old Saratoga Books

Old Saratoga Books owners Dan and Rachel Jagareski have been selling books since 1996. After running an open shop for twenty years in the historic village of Schuylerville we now sell books online and at book fairs. We are members of the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA). Our specialties include books about history, science, cooking, children's books, and the arts. Rachel is a graduate of the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar and has attended Rare Book School in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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shaken
A hardcover in which the text block is loose, but still attached to the binding.
sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight.  Very strong fluorescent light can cause...[more]
Cloth
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First Edition
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