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The Hatchet Men: The Story of the Tong Wars in San Francisco's Chinatown (SIGNED)

Dillon, Richard

ISBN 10: 1135212961 / ISBN 13: 9781135212964
Published by Coward McCann
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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SIGNED and inscribed on front endpaper by Richard Dillon. ; The book is in excellent condition, tight, clean and crisp, with a touch of light shelf wear to slightly rubbed dustjacket with two short tears to top of spine, otherwise the jacket looks Very Good in the new Mylar cover that now protects it. No inscriptions. No remainder mark. Not price clipped. Not ex-library. ; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 20887

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Title: The Hatchet Men: The Story of the Tong Wars ...

Publisher: Coward McCann

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

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New York: Coward-McCann, 1962. 1st Edition, Hardbound, 8.5 inches tall, 375 pages. Bibliography. Section of black and white plates. The author "spirits the reader into a world as vanished as Pompeii. It is a world in which the hair is worn in a queue to the waist, in which the voluminous sleeve of silken garment hides a razor-sharp weapon. Most of all it is the world of the famed and feared tongs. Learn how they came to be, what they actually were, and why the worst features of these organizations took root and flourished just south of the Golden Gate."

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