DETECTIVE AND SECRET SERVICE DAYS

Author: Woodhall (Edwin T.)
Year: 1937
Publisher: Mellifont Press
Edition Details: 1st p/b edn. (1st pub.h/b 1929)
Book Condition: Vg
Price: 35.00
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Paperback. The author chronicles his experiences beginning briefly with his early days in 1906 in the London Metropolitan Police Force, and then on to when he subsequently became attached to the CID at Scotland Yard, the Special Political Department, the Secret Service Department and the Special Central Department. Chapter headings include : How King Edward VII Was Exploited; The "Wild" Women; A Madman in Downing Street; An Eastbourne Murder (John Williams/cat burglar)); Did "Peter the Painter" Escape?; "Stinie" Morrison's Strange Case; "Prelude to "The North London Train Murder"; The First Motor Bandits; The Lost Crown Jewels; Military "Ishmaels" (Percy Herbert Topliss); A Charming Spy (Mata Hari); Private Inquiry Work + much more. 256pp. p/back. Lightly browned pp., minimal creasing, a Vg. copy of a scarce title.

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