In the Shadow of the Cheka

KENNEDY, John de N.

Published by New York: The Macaulay Company, 1935
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Title: In the Shadow of the Cheka

Publisher: New York: The Macaulay Company

Publication Date: 1935

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition


12mo (20cm); 320 pp. Tan cloth boards with stamped in black to front board and spine. Faint, nearly imperceptible, foxing to boards, pastedowns; top edge dust-soiled. Dust jacket is rubbed; edgewear; slight chipping to spine ends. A fictionalized account of the man who stole the Romanoff Rubies and escaped to America where he was captured and tortured, and then escaped with some of the rubies. Bookseller Inventory # 001027

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