FAMOUS BANK FORGERIES, ROBBERIES AND SWINDLES.

Author: Hopkins (R. Thurston)
Year: 1936
Publisher: Stanley Paul.
First Edition
Edition Details: 1st edn.
Book Condition: Vg+
Price: 35.00
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Hardback. With an Intro' by Vincent J. Seligman. The author had been connected with the banking world as a banking officer for 35-yrs, and as a result was able to supply "inside" knowledge when recounting his fascinating collection of stories, many of them based on personal encounters with the criminals concerned. Chapter headings include : Banking Days and Banking Ways; "Shooting Up" the Bank; London Coiners; The Uncrowned King of Crime; The True Facts of the D.S. Windell Fraud; Murder in the Fog; A 50,000 Bank-Note Forgery Plot; The Josephine O'Dare Gang; Cavalcade of Forgers; Safe-Crackers; The Case of the Missing Lady (Dougal and the Moat Farm Murder); The Kennaway Brothers; Bank Bandits; Bank-Note and Cheque Forgers; The Confidence Trick etc. With 25 Illus., Index. 288pp. 8vo. Lightly foxed fore-edge. Red cloth with gilt lettering on sp. Vg+

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