THE PRIVATE LIFE OF KIM PHILBY: The Moscow Years

By: Philby, Rufina, Lyubimov, Mikhail, et al

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ix, + 449pp., unpaginated, candidly-illustrated 16 page b/white halftone plate section. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Plain white boards trivially bumped on lower foredge corner. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. Arguably the most remarkable spy in the history of espionage, little was known about the last twenty-five years of his life, after he defected to Moscow in 1963. Assuming he would be feted and rewarded by the KGB, he was, in fact, isolated, distrusted and suspected of being a mole . . . His Russian wife of eighteen years gives an insight into his life until his death on 11 May, 1988. Contents include: Prelims., 1/ Kim Philby: The Moscow Years (25 chapters). 2/ Unpublished Memoirs & Articles (3). A Martyr to Dogma, Philby Literature, Biblio., Philby Chronology, Index. Book weight approx. 880g. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Title: THE PRIVATE LIFE OF KIM PHILBY: The Moscow Years

Author Name: Philby, Rufina, Lyubimov, Mikhail, et al

Categories: Biography & Autobiography,

Edition: First U.S. Edition, 1st Impression.

Publisher: New York, Fromm International: 2000

ISBN Number: 088064219X

ISBN Number 13: 9780880642194

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Seller ID: 006310

Keywords: BIOGRAPHY, SPIES, ESPIONAGE, GREAT BRITAIN, SOVIET UNION, PHILBY, KIM, 1912-1988, RUFINA, 1932-