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Stop Thief! by  Carlyle  George C. & Moore - Hardcover - 1913 - from Odds and Ends Shop and Biblio.com

Stop Thief!

by Jenks, George C. & Moore, Carlyle

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


H. K. Fly Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1913. Hardcover. The pages are clean, no soiling or tears. The binding and pages are tight. Pages are rough cut on middle page ends. The front and back covers are just beginning to loosen-up after 90+ years. ; Color Illustrations; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 301 pages; Novel based on the play 'Stop Thief! ' by Carlyle Moore. Two movies were made from the novel and play. The first was released on February 15, 1915, the second in August 1920. "Lieutenant Thompson was in a hurry to get through the Grand Central Station entrance. His entry was slowed by the gateman as his watch and badge had both been stolen but he was after a slippery man known to the police as the 'Professor,' an expert safe cracker. But just as he had his right hand out to grab the collar of the man he thought to be the 'Professor,' his feet became entangled in something that yelped and squirmed and snapped. . ." Frontispiece Illustration by James Montgomery Flagg. 3 interior illustrations by Raymond L. Thayer. All four illustrations are in color. Will combine shipping on more than one book. Will combine shipping on more than one book. .


  • Bookseller: Odds and Ends Shop US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1592
  • Title: Stop Thief!
  • Author: Jenks, George C. & Moore, Carlyle
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good with no dust jacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: H. K. Fly Company
  • Date published: 1913

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