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Knots Untied: Or, Ways And By-Ways In The Hidden Life Of American Detectives. by  Officer George S. Mcwaters

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

by Officer George S. Mcwaters

First edition. Cloth, 665pp., frontis, preface, num. illus., intro. Former owner's name, else good copy. 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

$450.00