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The Gangs of New York:. An Informal History of the Underworld.

Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing Co., Inc. 1928. Early Reprint. Hardcover. Scarce early 1928 reprint. "An attempt to chronicle the more spectacular exploits of the refractory citizen who was a dangerous nuisance in New York for almost a hundred years, with a sufficient indication of his background of vice...  Item #5764
Price: $75.00
 

Jurgen and the Law.

New York: Robert M. McBride & Co. 1923. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. A well crafted exploration of the obscenity trial involving James Branch Cabell's 1919 novel "Jurgen." Rather uncommong in DJ. Minimal shelf/edge wear, gilt lightly toned, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows light shelf/egde wear, light toning at...   Item #5783
Price: $65.00
 

The Case of Jean Calas.

London: 1928. Presumed First Edition. Hardcover. Tipped-in note on title page "The author, since this book was in type, has been appointed to be a "Judge of the Supreme Court." Minor shelf/edge wear, small cut to foredge of front board (.  Item #5775
Price: $25.00
 

London's Underworld.

London: Spring Books, c 1970. Reprint. Hardcover. "Being selections from 'Those That Will Not Work' the fourth volume of 'London Labour and the London Poor,' by Henry Mayhew." Minor shelf/edge wear, toning at top, bottom, and spine, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Dustjacket has several small (.  Item #5768
Price: $25.00
 

The English Policeman: 871-1935.

London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1935. First Edition. Hardcover. Minor shelf/edge wear, light foxing on endpages, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Blue cloth boards, gilt lettering on spine, blue topstain. No dustjacket. 8vo. 256pp. Index.  Item #5774
Price: $25.00
 

Mornings at Bow Street:. A Selection of the Most Humourous and Entertaining Reports Which Have Appeared in the Morning Sentinel.

London: Wheatley and Adlard, 1825. Cruikshank, George. Third Edition. Hardcover. By the Bow Street reporter to the Morning Sentinel, with 21 illustrations by George Cruikchank. Moderate shelf/edge wear, spine and boards show moderate toning, closed splits at rear joint, front hinge starting, first illustration loose but present, heavy foxing to...   Item #5760
Price: $100.00