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"Spies and Secret Service" is a 1915 work by Hamil Grant that explores the world of spying and espionage, examining its history and inner workings with a particular focus on nineteenth century Europe. Offering a fascinating insight into the secretive organisations of various countries, this volume is not to be missed by those with a keen interest in the exciting field of espionage and its most notable historical figures. Contents include: "The Ethos of the Spy", "The Spy Through the Ages", "Le Caron", "Schulmeister", "Nathan Hale", "Mack and the Molly Maguires", "Major André", "British Secret Service", "French Secret Service", "German Secret Service", "German Secret Service—Continued", etc. Read & Co. History is proudly republishing this classic work now in a brand new edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on espionage in the First World War.