CALLING SCOTLAND YARD being the Casebook of Chief Superintendent Arthur Thorp

Author: Thomas (A. Noyes) Presented by:
Year: 1954
Publisher: Allan Wingate
Edition Details: 1st Edn.
Book Condition: Vg+/NrVg
Price: 10.00
Hardback. Chief Superintendent Arthur ("Nat") Thorp was regarded as one of the greatest detectives and most colourful personalities of his day. Indeed, he may be said to be one of the real creators of the Yard since it was he who founded and developed the famous Fraud Squad, which became one of its integral parts. His casebook includes : the Coventry Cyanide Case, the Red Oil Case, James Hynes, Antonio ("Babe") Mancini, Walter Rowley, Mary Comins (victim of the Scarborough "Passion Wagon murder), Eustace Stewart Hamilton Hargreaves, Dennis Michael Corrigan, Sidney Stanley, the "Big Six" of Scotland Yard, the Lynskey Tribunal + much more. Illus. 220pp. 8vo. h/back. Browned pp., address rubber stamp to ffep o/w Vg+ in Nr. Vg. dw. A tad musty.


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