Strangers on a Bridge: The Case of Colonel Abel
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Secker and Warburg, London.
Black cloth boards with red lettering.
Good, boards just a little shelf worn at edges, printed pages largely clean and unmarked.
Somewhat tatty and worn at edges, tear at bottom of front. Some general discolouration.
First UK edition, 1964. First published in the US in same year.
Foreword by Judge Charles S. Desmond. One black and white photograph of Col. Abel, and a copy of his self portrait in Atlanta Penitentiary. 432 pp.
An account of the trial and subsequent exchange of Soviet spy Col. Abel with a US pilot on the border of East and West Berlin. The basis of the film Bridge of Spies.