True Crime Books The Illustrated Book of Great Escapes Including Real-Life Escape of Mary Queen of Scots, Napoleon, and more Used Books

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This is a near fine (almost like new) hardcover. 1990 Treasure Press. This copy is crisp and clean inside and out. The pages are crisp, clean and free of markings. The binding is tight and straight. The hardcover boards are fully illustrated in color and are clean and shiny with only a hint of shelf wear from display. It is a larger hardcover or imperial octavo size, 8" x 11" with 111 pages.

All the drama and excitement of escape is captures in this thrilling selection of real-life stories. Throughout history, men and women have found themselves in situations where their freedom has been restricted and this book relates the inspiring stories of those who have been prepared to take immense risk and face great hazards and danger to escape their prisons.
From Mary Queen of Scots flight from Lochleven Castle in the 16th century, to the courageous British soldiers whose attempts to escape German prisons in World War Two, the book draws from sources all over the world. With full color illustrations, maps and photos, it shows how fact can be as exciting and thrilling as fiction.

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