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Trial of William Joyce. HALL , J.W. ( editor) Published by William Hodge, 1946 Condition: Very Good Hardcover
Trial of William Joyce. HALL , J.W. ( editor) Published by William Hodge, 1946 Condition: Very Good Hardcover
Trial of William Joyce. HALL , J.W. ( editor) Published by William Hodge, 1946 Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Trial of William Joyce. HALL , J.W. ( editor) Published by William Hodge, 1946 Condition: Very Good Hardcover

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Title: Trial of William Joyce

Publisher: William Hodge

Publication Date: 1946

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Notable British Trials Series. 312 pages. Ownership stamp in blue ink on front free endpaper. Internally in fine condition. 14.5 x 22 cm. Original red cloth, binding firm, top page edges dusty, some darkening to margins of cover, spine a little faded. Provenance:- the copy of Hugh Quennell (1902-55), with his ownership stamp. Quennell was a partner in the city Law firm of Saughter & May & SOE's senior representative in Gibraltar in 1941 controlling North Africa the Western Mediterranean and the sea communications to Southern France and recruiting a number of his legal colleagues. He set up a clandestine radio network linking Gibraltar with Tangier, French & Spanish Morocco, Algeria and Spain. At one point he blew up a German wireless station in Algeciras- and, in plotting to destroy large stocks of rubber-destined for the Germans- he claimed was targeted in the quay at Tangiers with a bomb that killed 25 and injured 60 people, but Quennell was unharmed; German propaganda insisted that the explosion was a British accident.  Legal and scientific publisher, Butterworths & Co/Butterworth-Springer Ltd was  set up by SIS, with Hugh Quennell a Director and later sold in 1951 to the disgraced Robert Maxwell. This copy was acquired from the descendants of Tony Hoolahan Q.C., a prominent libel lawyer who successfully prosecuted Private Eye, represented by John Mortimer (of Rumpole fame) on behalf of Desmond Wilcox (married to Esther Rantzen of "That's Life" fame) in 1982. William Joyce, broadcasting regularly in English from Germany during World War II as Lord Haw-Haw, was tried for treason after the war.