Hardback. The author reveals the techniques of the following underworld operators : the creep (night-time house-breaker); the climber (ladder larcenist); the drummer (day-time house-breaker); the buyer (receiver); the screwman's chandler (burglar's tool-maker); the peterman (safe-cracker); the dragger and the jump-up man (car-thief and lorry cargo stealer); the blagger (wage-snatcher); the whizzer (pickpocket); the corner man (confidence trickster); the demander (protection money racketeer); bogeys, screws and grasses (policemen, prison officers and informers). With 13 drawings by Anton. 160pp. 12mo. h/back. F. in Vg+ protected dw.