Author:American Craft Council; Mintz, Sidney W. ; Weaver, William Woys; Evans, Meryl

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Knots Untied: or, Ways and By-ways in the Hidden Life of American Detectives

By: American Craft Council; Mintz, Sidney W. ; Weaver, William Woys; Evans, Meryl

Price: $27.00

Publisher: J.B. Burr and Hyde: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28930


Good; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Hartford, CT; 665 pages, bound in brown cloth with gilt design & lettering. 30 illustrations.71 pg biographical section (author unattributed). Contents include: The Gambler's Wax Finger; Payne and the Counterfeiters; the Genealogical Swindlers; The Borrowed Diamond Rings; A Sorceress' Tick -- How She Was Caught; A Forced Marriage Scheme Defeated; William Roberts and HIs Forgeries; Col. Novena, Prince of Confidence Men; and much... View more info