THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LONDON CRIME & VICE.

Author: Linnane (Fergus)
Year: 2003
Publisher: Sutton
First Edition
Edition Details: 1st edn.
Book Condition: AsNew/AsNew
ISBN: 9780750933025
Price: 10.00
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Hardback. A history of London's underworld from Roman times to the present. Contents include over 3,000 entries and more than 100 pictures. Written by a former night editor for the Daily Mirror. This unique overview of London crime covers an enormous chronological span, from Roman London to the present, and deals with topics from the Adams Gang to the Kray Brothers. There are entries on famous (or infamous) criminals and criminal gangs, on leading judges and advocates, on famous murder cases, on great detectives in fiction and in fact, on methods of punishment, on prisons, on public disorder - all of London's underworld history is here. With over 3,000 entries and more than 100 black and white illustrations. The Encyclopedia of London Crime is an ideal reference tool and a wonderful resource for anyone who wants to browse through the history of London's colourful and immensely rich darker side. Illus. + Bibliog. 314pp. 4to. h/back. As New in dw. A fairly heavy book which will require additional postage if shipped overseas.

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