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Robbing Banks Was My Business. The Story Of J. Harvey Bailey, America's Most Successful Bank Robber. by J. Evetts. Haley

Robbing Banks Was My Business. The Story Of J. Harvey Bailey, America's Most Successful Bank Robber.

by J. Evetts. Haley

Publication: Palo Duro Press, 1973, Canyon

First edition. Inked presentation inscription on the title page signed and dated by J. Evetts Haley. Cloth, xvi, 210 pp., black & white frontispiece, introduction, illustrated, index. Illustrated by Theda Rhea. Well-written story chronicling the life of John Harvey Bailey, America's most successful bank robber. Bailey was called "The Dean of American Bank Robbers," was a long-time criminal robbing over a million dollars in the 1920s and 30s. He knew such noted crime figures as Machine Gun Kelly, Alvin Karpis, and Pretty Boy Floyd. Fine in dust jacket, lightly rubbed at spine ends, corners, and extremities.

Inventory Number: 47178

$750.00