Ronald Seth


Seth, Ronald. Anatomy of Spying. New York: Dutton, 1963.

Wilcox: "A basic 'handbook for spies,'" dealing with such things as the tricks of the trade and the rationale for espionage.


Seth, Ronald. The Art of Spying. London: Peter Owen, 1957. New York: Philosophical Library, 1957.

The author focuses on five spies: Christine Granville, Ann-Marie Walters, Isaac Trebitsch Lincoln, Alexander Foote, and Richard Sorge. According to Constantinides, Seth uses a limited number of sources, and "is prone to repeat" their errors.


Seth, Ronald. Encyclopedia of Espionage. London: New English Library, 1972. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1974.

Pforzheimer says this book serves "as a handy reference -- not a definitive guide -- for the intelligence library." To Constantinides, what Seth includes "seems to have been determined by the availability of material rather than the intrinsic importance of each item.... The space given over to the obscure and unimportant is wasteful.... The bibliographic references are of limited value and miss some works that would better serve the reader."


Seth, Ronald. Noble Saboteurs: The Resistance Against Hitler's Forces. New York: Hawthorne, 1966.


Seth, Ronald. Secret Servants: A History of Japanese Espionage. New York: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, 1957. London: Gollancz, 1957.

Seth, Ronald. Spies at Work: A History of Espionage. New York: Philosophical Library, 1954.

Wilcox: Brief discussions of "the espionage practices & experiences of several nations."


Seth, Ronald. The Spy in Silk Breeches: The Story of Montagu Fox, 18th Century Admiralty Agent Extraordinary. London: Frewin, 1968. [Chambers]


Seth, Ronald. The Truth-Benders: Psychological Warfare in the Second World War. London: Frewin, 1969. [Wilcox]


Seth, Ronald. The Undaunted: The Story of Resistance in Western Europe. London: Muller, 1956. [pb]


Seth, Ronald. Unmasked: The Story of Soviet Espionage. New York: Hawthorne, 1965.

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