Publication: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc, 1930, Garden City
First edition. Minor soiling to the cloth else a near fine, bright copy in a fine, bright dust jacket, complete with the wraparound promotional band. Carey was the Deputy Inspector in charge of the Homicide Bureau for the New York City Police Department. This autobiographical book includes chapters on such infamous cases as the 1920 slaying of Joseph Bowne Elswell, an American bridge player, tutor, and writer during the 1900s and 1910s, and the Barrel Murder in 1903, when New York police found the body of U.S. Secret Service agent Benedetto Madonia stuffed in a barrel. A very scarce true crime Crime Club title.
Inventory Number: 46161