Knots Untied

by McWatters, George S

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Knots Untied: Or, Ways And By-ways In The Hidden Life Of American Detectives 1872

by McWatters George S.

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1871
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Very Good- with no dust jacket
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Hartford: J. B. Burr And Hyde. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1871. Hardcover. Brown cloth covers, spine ends are very bumped with cloth separating. Cover is faded in spots, with heavy rubbing, some fraying along the front edge. Light staining on end covers. Webbing showing back hinge. Interior text clean, tightly bound. " A narrative of… Read more
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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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1871
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Good condition, cloth worn & faded
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Hartford, CT: J.B. Burr & Hyde, 1871. Hardcover. Good condition, cloth worn & faded. xx, 21-665 p. incl. plates. front. (port.) 22 cm.
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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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1871
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First Edition
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Hartford: J B Burr. 1871. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good, all edges very worn, early pp lightly edge stained; Binding firm. .
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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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Dearly Departed Books
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1871
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G
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1st Edition
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Hartford: J.B. Burr & Hyde. G. 1871. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First edition bound in brown blind stamped cloth with gold lettering & decoration. B&W illustrations, 8vo size, 665 pages. A Good or better copy. Binding is rubbed and worn at the edges. Spine is faded. Inside is fairly clean and tight. Hinges are good. Decent copy. .… Read more
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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,… Read more
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Hartford, CT: J.R. Burr and Hyde, 1871. xvi.665pgs. Good condition brown cloth hardcover. Case narratives of Civil War era New York police detective. Gilt decoration to front and spine, spine faded, edges and corners rubbed and frayed, with a one inch closed tear to upper left corner of front cover. Binding weakened but holding under front endpaper, sewn signatures remain… Read more
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Hartford, J.B. Burr and Hyde, 1871. Hard Cover. xx, 21-665 p. plates, front. (port.) 22 cm. An Irish-born New York City police detective, whose biography (provided p.21-70) is a story in itself, the author describes scores of cases he was involved in. Many of them swindles, including an elaborate lottery scam, counterfeiting. An interesting aspect of New… Read more
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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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Common Crow Books
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1871
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Good +
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First edition
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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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