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    Dead Headers by James H Jackson

    London: Headline Feature. 1998. Paperback. 074725771x covers very good, some slight edge wear, minimal creasing to spine, internally very good .



    Inside Internet security what hackers don't want you to know - by Crume, Jeff

    Addison-Wesley, 2000. Paperback. Good/none paperback. soft cover book. cover and binding are crisp and clean. Only very minor scuffing. Pages are clean and crisp... This book is a practical guide for anyone designing or administering a corporate or e-business network Dimensions: 9.1 x 7.4 x 0.6 inches. .Weight: 1.1 pounds that runs across a number of platforms via the Internet. It arms systems administrators with a thorough understanding of the problems of network security and their solutions, and thus helps realize the tremendous potential of e-business. Concerns about hackers and the possible damage they can do to a business, and the potential vulnerabilities of a system can be overwhelming,create an unhealthy business environment. However, a great deal of this is based on lack of information as to exactly how hackers approach their task, and of the exact vulnerabilities that they prey on. In this book,realistic defense mechanisms to be created, to the extent that security becomes a business enabler, rather than inhibitor. Inside Internet Security describes the underlying principles that crop up again and again in hacker attacks, and then progresses to focus on lessons that can be learned, and how to protect against recurrence. Features: Practical hands-on advice on securing networked systems Security checklists for common scenarios Pointers to other detailed information sources In-depth theoretical background information Real-world Examples of actual attacks A glimpse into the future of IT security... .Expedited Shipping available questions email or call before ordering.I have a good description and pictures,however some books can be an expensive purchase,how does one sell expensive books without pictures and it's easier to answer a question or take another picture in advance in ensure your happy, no buyers remorse. ..Ruth Reaser..LAX Vespa shipped through United States Post via media mail to fulfill your order, Los Angeles Area I carefully pack your book, hop on my Vespa visit the PO to have it placed in our mail system...Your purchase helps a girl enjoy the occasional pedicure, Chocolate. Better coffee beans, teeth cleanings, liquor, cheese, all the basics one needs to be happy. Sunshine's free in California fortunately



    Between Silk and Cyanide, A Codemaker's War 1941-1945 by Marks, Leo

    New York: The Free Press, 1998. First American edition. Hardcover. Fine copy/fine. 8vo. Two-tone boards. Pp. (x), 614. Illustrated: (8) pp. of plates. Appendices. Index. The author was the son of Benjamin Marks, the founder of the famous London bookshop at 84 Charing Cross Road. He was perhaps the most gifted cryptographer who worked for the Special Operations Executive during the War. Later he became a screenwriter and is remembered for Peeping Tom, directed by Michael Powell in 1960.



    The Arab Secret Service(s) by Caroz, Yaacov

    London: Corgi Books, 1978 1st ed. thus. 440pp. paperback: Good+ to near Very Good [text is age browned; else a nice clean, complete & tight copy, uncreased]



    Secret Agent, The True Story of the Covert War Against Hitler by Stafford, David

    Woodstock & New York: The Overlook Press, 2001. First American edition. Hardcover. Fine copy/fine. 8vo. Cloth-backed boards. Pp. 254, (ii). Map. Bibliography. Index. This is an account of the Special Operations Executive which was written in conjunction with a BBC series broadcast in 2000. It is exceptionally well-written and most interesting.



    5 Books - the Rooster Bar, Theodore Boone Kid Lawyer, the Broker, Rogue Lawyer , The Firm/Pelican Brief 2 in 1 by John Grisham

    Paperback. all books good, Theodore Boone has a crease across bottom corner back cover. .



    Warfare by Other Means: South Africa in the 1980s and 1990s by Stiff, Peter

    Galago Publishing Pty Ltd, 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Signed. 600 pages (complete). Inscribed and signed by Peter Stiff on the title page (dated: 14/06/08). A most pleasing copy. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover. The dj is neat and tidy with only very, very light wear to corners. The boards are handsome and healthy. The contents are most pleasing. The pages are clean, clear, confident - as if new throughout. fk



    Halting the Hacker: A Practical Guide to Computer Security by Pipkin, Donald L

    Prentice Hall, 1997-12-16. Paperback, Trade with CD. Like New. 0 Paperback, Trade with CD still sealed, seems unused - 0.8 x 7 x 9.5 inches



    THE COLD COASTS A Cold War Caper in the High Arctic by Burns, Jim

    Pietas Publications/Memini. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2006. Hardcover. Inscribed and signed by author on endpaper: "With best regards Jim Burns 4/18/13". ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 155 pages; Signed by Author .



    Captains Without Eyes: Intelligence Failures in World War II by Kirkpatrick, Lyman B. Jr

    New York: MacMillan, 1969. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Near FIne/Near Fine. Clean blue cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 303 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, mere hint of wear at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Book focuses on five key battles of World War II--andthe mistakes on both sides that changed the course of history. 8vo. World War II.



    THE GREATEST PLOT IN HISTORY by Toledano, Ralph De

    Duell, Sloan and Pearce. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Inscribed and signed by author on endpaper: "For James Patrick with every good wish - Ralph de Toledano". Owner's name/address written on inside front cover. Short split to the top of the spine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 306 pages; Signed by Author .



    The Spy Went Dancing by Romanones, Aline Countess of

    New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1990. First edition. Hardcover. Edges foxed, else fine/fine. 8vo. Cloth-backed boards. Pp. 320.



    Donovan of OSS by Ford, Corey

    First edition. 8vo. Cloth. Pp. xvi, 366, (ii). Illustrated. Appendices. Bibliography. Index.



    The Tower of Babel by Morris West

    London: Mandarin. 1995. Paperback. 074931768x covers good +, some slight edge wear, only two creases to spine, internally very good .



    The Secret Service in the Late War. Comprising the Author's Introduction to the Leading Men at Washington, with the Origin and Organization of the Detective Police , and a Graphic History of his Rich Experiences, North and South, his Perilous Adventures by Baker, L. C

    Boston: B. B. Russell, 1885. Baker spied for the Union during the Civil War and later was in charge of those tracking down Lincoln's assassins. Undated reprint, circa 1885; unusual imprint - the title page is a cancel. Hardcover, full grey cloth, gilt titling, black decoration. Light wear, corners a bit bumped & frayed; inner hinges partly split; pages tanned. Text clean; 12, [17]-398 pages (nothing missing, just odd pagination) + 2 pages ads for the original publisher's books circa 1873; wood-engraved illustrations, finely engraved frontispiece portrait.. Later Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 5¾" by 8".



    President's Agent by Hilton, Joseph

    Magnum, 1963-01-01. Paperback. Good. Bart Gould Adventure Series 0 Paperback - Wear, light stain - 4.25 x 6.8 x .5 inches



    Treachery, Betrays, Blunders, and Cover-ups: Six Decades of Espionage Against America and Great Britain by Pincher, Chapman

    New York: Random House, 2009. First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy/fine. Pincher, Chapman: Treachery, Betrayals, Blunders, and Cover-ups: Six Decades of Espionage Against America and Great Britain. Random House. New York: 2009. First edition. 8vo. Two-tone boards. Pp. xiv, 684, (ii). Appendix. Note on the Sources. Archival Sources. Bibliography. Index. The author says right at the beginning: "Throughout time, there has been general agreement that the foulest brand of treachery is the betrayal of a close, confiding, and protective friend." In this case the friends are the U.S. and Britain, although it could be argued that neither of them, at all times, were close, confiding or protective. But not to quibble, what happened on the English security side was very bad. This book is an extended indictment of Roger Hollis, head of MI5, whom he believes was a long-term Soviet agent.



    Safari for Spies by Carter, Nick

    Award, 1964-01-01. Paperback. Good. Killmaster Adventure Series 4 Paperback - Cover nicks, wear, creases, binding good, square



    Secret Service 33 Centuries of Espionage by Rowan, Richard Wilmer & Robert G Deindorfer

    William Kimber, London, 1969. First Thus. Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Fair. Size: Octavo (standard book size). xii, 786 pp. Dust jacket bruised at ends of spine with 2cm tear at top edge of back cover. Glaze lifting slightly at edge of spine. Paper faintly yellowed else book and contents clean crisp and bright. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Espionage; Politics & Government. ISBN: 071830201X. ISBN/EAN: 9780718302016. Inventory No: 19822.. 9780718302016



    The Nazi Connection by Winterbotham, F. W. [Frederick William]

    New York: Dell, 1979 1st ed. thus. 270pp. paperback: Good+ [some cover creases; else a nice clean, complete & tight copy] Frederick William Winterbotham's (1897-1990) personal account of being a British spy in Nazi Germany in the 1930s.




    Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1965. First Edition (U.K). Hardcover. Good Condition/Fair. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 288 pp. .. Dust jacket worn and lightly marked and sunned at spine. Slight damage to head of spine. Photo illustrations. Contents very clean and bright. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Military & Warfare; WWII; Espionage; 1940s; Inventory No: 7247..



    The Last of the Cold War Spies, The Life of Michael Straight, The Only American in Britain's Cambridge Spy Ring by [Straight, Michael]. Roland Perry

    Cambridge: Da Capo Books, 2005. First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy/fine. 8vo. Two-tone boards. Pp. xii, 396. Illustrated: (4) pp. of plates. Notes. Checklist. Index. Michael Straight attended Cambridge University in the 1930s where he was drawn into the circle of friends who later became famous as Soviet spies. He passed information to them and apparently was far more involved that has been know previously, although he was suspected and his name surfaced in many of the books about Philby, Blunt, Burgess and the others.



    ULTRA GOES TO WAR The Secret Story by Lewin, Ronald

    Hutchinson, London, 1978. Third Impression. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 398 pp. .. Book and dust jacket in very clean crisp condition. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Military & Warfare; Espionage; Inventory No: 7569..



    The Spy Who Came In From the Cold (Signed) by LECARRE, John

    NY: Coward-McCann, 1964. Dustwrapper is price-clipped. A tight, clean copy of the true first U.S. edition of this classic spy novel and still, arguably, the author's best work to date. The true first-state dustwrapper (with only three blurbs on the back panel) is tight and clean. Basis for the popular movie that starred Richard Burton in the lead role. The author's third book and winner of the Edgar Award in year of publication. Signed by the author on a bookplate affixed to the half-title page.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++ Price-Clipped.

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