Publication: J B Burr and Hyde, 1871, Hartford
First edition. Cloth, 665pp., frontis, preface, num. illus., intro. Former owner's name, else good copy. Fifty-nine detective stories. A narrative of marvelous experiences among all classes of society, criminals in high life, swindlers, bank robbers, thieves, lottery agents, gamblers, necromancers, counterfeiters, & burglars. Officer Waters encountered "all types" and offers some interesting in-sights into his work as a detective in the 19th century.
Inventory Number: 7135