THE SCOTLAND YARD FILES 150 Years of the CID 1842-1992.

Author: Begg (Paul) & Skinner (Keith)
Year: 1992
Publisher: Headline.
First Edition
Signed by the author
Edition Details: 1st edn.
Book Condition: Vg+/Vg
ISBN: 9780747203711
Price: 10.00
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Hardback, 1st edn. SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS. 150 years of crime and detection. A book scanning the fascinating history of the CID from the first Great Train Robbery in 1855 to Jack the Ripper; Crippen to the Kray Twins; the Siege of Sidney Street to the Iranian Embassy Siege. It also chronicles the scandals which have periodically rocked the force and profiles the great characters who ensured its survival. Illus., Bibliog. and Index. 306pp. 8vo. h/back. With the usual lightly browned pp. + rubber stamp to tp. (see image) advising the book incurred slight damage in-transit. The 'damage' consists of 2 tiny indentations to each fore-edge of fr. and back cover, o/w Vg+ in Vg. dw. With tipped-in labels SIGNED BY PAUL BEGG and KEITH SKINNER.

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