Capricorn Books

Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
ISBN
Advanced Search
 
 
Browse By Category
American History & Travel
Animation, Cartoons & Comics
Antiques & Collectibles
Architecture/Interior Design
Art - Book Illustration/Illustrators
Art - Canadian
Art - First Nations/Indigenous Art
Art - General
Art Instruction (Incl. Woodworking)
Books About Books
British History
Business, Finance
Canada - Architecture
Canada - Biography
Canada - British Columbia
Canada - Folklore/Mythology
Canada - General
Canada - Maritime Provinces
Canada - Native Peoples
Canada - Natural History

View all Categories
 
Gift Card
Checkout a Gift Card


 
Go To:

Global Book Town
The independent online bookstores on Global Book Town have nearly a million used, rare and out of print books.

 

 
 
 
LONG KNIVES AND SHORT MEMORIES: THE SPANDAU PRISON STORY., Fishman, Jack.

Author Name    Fishman, Jack.

Title   LONG KNIVES AND SHORT MEMORIES: THE SPANDAU PRISON STORY.

Publisher    Richardson & Steirman, New York, 1987, first American edition.

Seller ID   24195

474 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 09319334200 B&w photographs. "In 1945 seven men, once among the most powerful on earth, were locked away in a vast prison built to hold more than 600 inmates, surrounded by every conce ivable escape-proof precaution. Tried and convicted for attempting to enslave the world, they were the last of what Winston Churchill had called 'the Hitler gang'. Their sentences, meted out by the court at Nuremberg, represented a gigantic s t e p f orward in the recognition of international justice. They stood condemned for their part in a campaign of organized cruelty such as history had never seen before. (This book) is the outcome of years of dedicated research. It examines t h e se ve n m en themselves - their private lives, their motivation, their machinations inside Sapdau, their relationships with each other and their attitudes to their crimes. Built up from conversations with their families, lawyers, friends and e ne mi es, an d, i n s ome cases, the men themselves, from visits to Berlin made with their wives, from letters written in prison, both authorized and smuggled, and from authentic conversations between the prisoners, this aspect of the book is in i tse lf a gr ippi ng stu dy o f human corruption. Equally extraordinary are the book's revelations about the hitherto secret diplomatic and political infighting that went on between the four Powers over the welfare and fate of the seven prisoners. The eve nts a nd in tri gues surr ounding the jail are as spellbinding as those that occurred inside." Very minor foxing on top of text block. Dust jacket has light rubbing, tiny foxing marks at top inside edge, blight browning at top of flaps, o ne 1 " te ar at bottom of rear flap-f old - archivally taped. Near Fine/Very Good

Price = 20.00 USD


Also available.
KISS OF THE FUR QUEEN., Highway, Tomson.
KISS OF THE FUR QUEEN.
Highway, Tomson.
12.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

SPITFIRE SUMMER:  WHEN BRITAIN STOOD ALONE., Brown, Malcolm.  Foreword by Sir Christopher Foxley-Norris.
SPITFIRE SUMMER: WHEN BRITAIN STOOD ALONE.
Brown, Malcolm. Foreword by Sir Christopher Foxley-Norris.
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

IF WISHES WERE HORSES.
Kinsella, W.P.
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

PEREGRINE FALCON POPULATIONS: THEIR BIOLOGY AND DECLINE., Hickey, Joseph J., ed.  (Daniel Anderson, Clayton White, Frank Beebe, Morlan Nelson, James Enderson, Richard Banks, Richard Fyfe, Joseph Hagar, James Rice, Horst Schroder, Jean-Francois Terrasse, Hans Herren, Ian Prestt, Tom Cade, Walter Spofford, e
PEREGRINE FALCON POPULATIONS: THEIR BIOLOGY AND DECLINE.
Hickey, Joseph J., ed. (Daniel Anderson, Clayton White, Frank Beebe, Morlan Nelson, James Enderson, Richard Banks, Richard Fyfe, Joseph Hagar, James Rice, Horst Schroder, Jean-Francois Terrasse, Hans Herren, Ian Prestt, Tom Cade, Walter Spofford, e
70.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

HATESHIP, FRIENDSHIP, COURTSHIP, LOVESHIP, MARRIAGE., Munro, Alice.
HATESHIP, FRIENDSHIP, COURTSHIP, LOVESHIP, MARRIAGE.
Munro, Alice.
22.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE LANDLADY'S NIECE., Phillips, Edward O.  Signed by author.  Dust jacket art by Dave Calver.
THE LANDLADY'S NIECE.
Phillips, Edward O. Signed by author. Dust jacket art by Dave Calver.
25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

WINTER IN THRUSH GREEN. LARGE PRINT EDITION., Read, Miss.  (Dora Saint)
WINTER IN THRUSH GREEN. LARGE PRINT EDITION.
Read, Miss. (Dora Saint)
35.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

A FAIRLY CONVENTIONAL WOMAN., Shields, Carol.
A FAIRLY CONVENTIONAL WOMAN.
Shields, Carol.
250.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

FAUX PAS., Thiessen, Jack.
FAUX PAS.
Thiessen, Jack.
25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

A DIAL MISCELLANY., Wasserstrom, William, edited and with introduction by.
A DIAL MISCELLANY.
Wasserstrom, William, edited and with introduction by.
20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

LOVE AMONG THE CHICKENS: A STORY OF THE HAPS AND MISHAPS ON AN ENGLISH CHICKEN FARM., Wodehouse, P.G. (Pelham Grenville Wodehouse).  Illustrated by Armand Both.
LOVE AMONG THE CHICKENS: A STORY OF THE HAPS AND MISHAPS ON AN ENGLISH CHICKEN FARM.
Wodehouse, P.G. (Pelham Grenville Wodehouse). Illustrated by Armand Both.
225.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE BRITISH SOLDIER IN AMERICA:  A SOCIAL HISTORY OF MILITARY LIFE IN THE REVOLUTIONARY PERIOD., Frey, Sylvia R.
THE BRITISH SOLDIER IN AMERICA: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF MILITARY LIFE IN THE REVOLUTIONARY PERIOD.
Frey, Sylvia R.
150.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to [email protected]
Copyright©2020. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie