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Spy-Jacked! A Tale of Spain.

By: Dowden, Mavis Bacca

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Pulborough, UK, SMH Publishing.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21000

ISBN: 951261924

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 a... View more info