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Peddler of Death: The Life and Times of Sir Basil Zaharoff

By: McCormick, Donald

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: (c.1965)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17231

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dj


(price-clipped) [good solid copy, light dust-darkening to top edge, internally nice and clean; jacket a little edgeworn, light soiling, one small closed tear at bottom of rear panel]. (B&W photographs) "A fascinating portrait in evil, [this book] is the biography of the most cynical, powerful, and successful arms merchant of all times. The sinister influence behind kings, statesmen, parliaments, and entire nations during the eventful turn of the century, Sir Basil Zaharoff secretly and profitably supplied arms for the wars in South Africa in the 1890's, the Boer War, the Russo-Japanese Wa... View more info