Twenty-Five years in The Secret Service (1892)
Book ID: 65665
Twenty-Five years in The Secret Service. The Recollections of a Spy. With Portraits and Facsimiles. London: Heinemann, 1892. First Edition. Pp vii, 311, . Original green cloth boards, title lettered in gilt to spine. A nice bright copy.
Major Henri Le Caron’s own recollections of serving in the United States Secret Service during the Civil War and after. He informed on the ‘Dynamite War,’ a plan in which young Irish Americans traveled to England to plant bombs in important sites. His evidence also formed the basis for The Times series on Parnell.