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Keeping in trouble.

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Keeping in trouble.

by BOYLE, Daniel [pseud.]

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About This Item

London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd., [1937]. Tall 8vo. ix, [1], 246 pp. Photo frontisp., 5 photo plates. Red cloth, black lettering on spine (minor shelfwear, minor bumping to couple corners), w/ d.j. cover art of mobsters shooting on front cover, boxing on spine (very minor edgewear, minor chipping head of spine, 1 corner, slight sunning to spine, very small tear lower fore-edge front cover), VG/VG- copy, w/ former ownership markings on ffep. carefully removed. First edition of this scarce Sampson Low adventure about the experiences of an Scot-Irish man who emigrates to Canada, becomes a tramp on the rails, a bootlegger running liquor into New York, a gangster, a card sharp on the Pacific and Atlantic steamship lines, shanghaied in Tahiti to Australia, and finally finds himself in the middle of the Spanish Civil War. The photo illustrations include those of New York City motorcycle policemen, U.S. Air Prohibition Officers in front of their plane, and more. Exceedingly scarce in original dustjacket.


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Keeping in trouble.
BOYLE, Daniel [pseud.]
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Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd.,
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Date published
Canada, United States, Americana, Bootlegging, Mob, Mobsters, Racketeering, Tramps, Tramp, Hobo, Hoboes, South Pacific, Australia, Spanish Civil War, Liquor, Rumrunning, Crime, Criminology, Travel, Adventure, Sailing, Nautical, Maritime, Tahiti, Gambling,

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Vancouver, Washington
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About Zephyr Used & Rare Books

We are an independent bookseller, established in 1994, who exhibit at numerous book fairs and antique shows throughout the year, including Christine Palmer Antique Expos in Portland, OR & Vancouver, WA, The Rose City Book & Paper Show in Portland, the Custer Antique Show in Spokane, the Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair, the Sacramento Antiquarian Book Fair, the Pasadena Book & Paper Show, and others. We specialize in 19th-century imprints, Technical Books, History, Children's Literature, and much more. In addition we offer appraisals for insurance and tax purposes.


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