187 pages, photos, illustrations. Six-Guns 2214 "Most of the book deals with safe blowers, but there is some information about Pat Crowe and the Oklahoma outlaw Ben Cravens.". Bookseller Inventory #
Title: How To Be A Detective A Complete Text Book ...
Publisher: Hailman Printing Company
Publication Date: 1909
Binding: Flexible Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good+
Edition: First Edition
Book Description Hailman Printing Company, 1909., Kansas City, 1909. First edition. First edition. 16mo. Original maroon cloth, titles in white on the front cover, decorated end papers, 187 (1) pp., numerous illustrations from photos. Includes biographical sketches and pictures of criminals and gunmen of the day, including several Western outlaws and bank robbers such as Ben Cravens (then still at large), Pat Crowe, Dutch Weber, James Hall and Thomas Minor ("Alfalfa Red"), Thomas Wilson ("Denver Frenchy"--still at large), and his partner Georgie Ridgley, et al. Many of the gunmen were incarcerated in the Nebraska State Prison for crimes committed in that state, and in Kansas, Oklahoma, and Missouri. Plus descriptions of bank robberies in Kansas along with photos of destroyed safes from having been blown apart. Six Guns 2214 says, "Scarce." Very good, clean, square copy. Seller Inventory # 34211