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No. 13, Bob

( John Renshaw STARR ) ( SOE ) ( SPECIAL OPERATIONS EXECUTIVE ) FULLER, Jean Overton

[First US Edition.]

FIRST US EDITION IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER

Published: Little Brown Boston MA, [1954]

Stock code: 42784

Price: £312.00

Dustwrapper artwork by Vivian Burman. The US issue of 'The Starr Affair', published simultaneously with the UK edition. Fuller investigates the enigma of SOE agent John Renshaw Starr of French ACROBAT network, presenting him as a much maligned innocent victimised by F Section to conceal its own errors. AN IMPORTANT SOE CLASSIC AND EXTREMELY SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. Enser, p.397; Foot p. 461.

The story (in some respects a conflation of the author's earlier 'Dericourt' trilogy) of the ways in which the Germans eased their way into elements of SOE's French network. Includes outline chronology and summary biographies. SCARCE, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION. Enser, p.211.