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Knots Untied: or, Ways and By-Ways in the Hidden Life of American Detectives. A Narrative of Marvellous Experiences among All Classes of Society,--Criminals in High Life, Swindlers, Bank Robbers, Thieves, Lottery Agents, Gamblers, Necromancers, Counterfeiters, Burglars, Etc., Etc., Etc by  George S McWatters - First Edition - 1871 - from Yesterday's Muse, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA (SKU: 2304369)

Knots Untied: or, Ways and By-Ways in the Hidden Life of American Detectives. A Narrative of Marvellous Experiences among All Classes of Society,--Criminals in High Life, Swindlers, Bank Robbers, Thieves, Lottery Agents, Gamblers, Necromancers, Counterfeiters, Burglars, Etc., Etc., Etc

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Knots Untied: or, Ways and By-Ways in the Hidden Life of American Detectives. A Narrative of Marvellous Experiences among All Classes of Society,--Criminals in High Life, Swindlers, Bank Robbers, Thieves, Lottery Agents, Gamblers, Necromancers, Counterfeiters, Burglars, Etc., Etc., Etc

by McWatters, George S

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Hartford: J. B. Burr and Hyde, 1871. First Edition. First Edition. Good/No Jacket. First edition. Board edges rubbed, light frontispiece ghosting on title page, pencil name on second blank, two inch tear along top edge of rear free endpaper. 1871 Hard Cover. 665 pp. Illustrated. A Narrative of Marvellous Experiences among All Classes of Society,--Criminals in High Life, Swindlers, Bank Robbers, Thieves, Lottery Agents, Gamblers, Necromancers, Counterfeiters, Burglars, Etc., Etc., Etc.

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Title
Knots Untied: or, Ways and By-Ways in the Hidden Life of American Detectives. A Narrative of Marvellous Experiences among All Classes of Society,--Criminals in High Life, Swindlers, Bank Robbers, Thieves, Lottery Agents, Gamblers, Necromancers, Counterfeiters, Burglars, Etc., Etc., Etc
Author
McWatters, George S
Format/binding
First Edition
Book condition
Used - Good
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Quantity available
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Edition
First Edition
Publisher
J. B. Burr and Hyde
Place of Publication
Hartford
Date published
1871
Keywords
HISTORY TRUE CRIME MYSTERY THRILLER AMERICAN DETECTIVES AMERICAN HISTORY AMERICANA

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