Spy-Jacked! A Tale of Spain.

By: Dowden, Mavis Bacca

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Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

8vo - 21 x 14.5 cm.; [4] - 261 - [1] pp. Green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. Dowden left Italy at the onset of the second world war and settled in Spain living in a convent. She became involved with the resistance in Barcelona and rescued prisoners who fled France over the Pyrenees into Spain. Arrested for espionage, she was imprisoned. Illustrated with five pages of black and white photographs, one of which is a frontis portrait. The publisher's name has been covered with a distributor's label on both the title page and the copyright page. Signed with an inscription by the author on the title page. The lower front fore corner has a wee bump and the dust jacket shows minor wear on the spine tips. The jacket art work is by Pauline Sutton.; Signed by Author

Title: Spy-Jacked! A Tale of Spain.

Author Name: Dowden, Mavis Bacca

Categories: Biography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Pulborough, UK, SMH Publishing.: 1991

ISBN Number: 951261924

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21000

Keywords: Biography; World War II, Spain; Barcelona; Resistance; Leon Goossens; Dan Godfrey; Basil Cameron; Armida Senatra; Juan Massia; Espionage;