ADVENTURES OF THE D.C.I. (Department of Criminal Investigation).

Author: Russell (Major C.E.)
Year: 1924
Publisher: Doubleday (New York)
First Edition
Edition Details: 1st US edn.
Book Condition: NrVg+
Price: 12.00
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Hardback. The author was involved in 'policing' France for the Americans (often working under cover) during the latter part of WWI and after, and recounts many of his experiences there, (many of which seem to have occurred in the Bordeaux region). Chapter headings include : Alias Lieutenant Jenkins (a deserter assuming someone else's identity and almost succeeding); The Attempt Against the "Leviathan"; The Missing Paymaster; The Gloved Hand (murder); Cherchez La Femme (jewel shop robbery); The Counterfeiters; The Romorantin Spy. 280pp. 8vo. h/back. From the library of true-crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, with his personal b/plate. Lightly browned edges, sl. dull lettering to sp. Nr Vg+

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