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Knots Untied: or, Ways and By-Ways in the Hidden Life of American Detectives

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Knots Untied: or, Ways and By-Ways in the Hidden Life of American Detectives

by McWatters, George S

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Hartford, Conn: J. B. Burr and Hyde, 1871. First edition. Hardcover. Good +. First Edition. c.1871. Hardcover. Brown cloth. Rebacked. 8vo. 665pp. Frontis portrait. Good+. Soiling to boards, rubbing at edges, some soiling to endpapers, dampstaining along bottom margin of first 125 pages, light age-toning / soil to contents.

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Bookseller Inventory #
C000021439
Title
Knots Untied: or, Ways and By-Ways in the Hidden Life of American Detectives
Author
McWatters, George S
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good +
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1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
J. B. Burr and Hyde
Place of Publication
Hartford, Conn
Date published
1871

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rebacked
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rubbing
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Cloth
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good+
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