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The Gentleman Spy - Adele Gutman Nathan

Sidgwick & Jackson, 1970, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Edges of the dust wrapper somewhat rubbed with light scuffing to the panels.

First British Edition. [First Published as 'Major John André, gentleman spy'. New York: F. Watts, 1969]

From the cover: “Major John Andre became involved in one of the most sensational spy stories in American history when he embarked on a mission to the famous American revolutionary, General Benedict Arnold, who had announced his intention of defecting to the British and handing over the strategically vital fort of West Point.

Had the plot succeeded, the American Revolution might easily have been defeated, with incalculable consequences for the history of the world.

How near was André to success? And what kind of man was this, whose own enemies — the very people against whom he plotted — wished to set him free?”

Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 175 pages.