THE WILSON PLOT: How the Spycatchers and Their American Allies Tried to Overthrow the British Government


First American Edition

By: David Leigh

Pantheon Books [New York]

8vo (271 pages, 24 illustrations, notes, bibliography, index.)

Hardcover (with Dust Jacket) [Cloth]

Item Number: 6201



Taking advantage of the Thatcher government’s 1988 decision to lift the ban on quoting from Peter Wright’s book Spycatcher, Leigh traces the plot by the CIA and MI5 to overthrow Britain’s popularly elected Labour Prime Minister, in the belief that he was a Soviet spy.
A very good copy, corners slightly bumped, in lightly rubbed mylar covered dust jacket with slightly chipped spine head.