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Swindling Exposed. From the Diary of William B. Moreau, King of Fakirs: Methods of Crooks Explained History of the Worst Gang That ever Infested This Country--Names, Locations and incidents

Moreau, William B; Costello, J.B. (ed.)

Published by J.B. Costello, Syracuse, NY, 1907
Condition: fine Hardcover
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First edition. Hardcover in deep red decorated cloth. (222) pp. Illustrated with drawings. Remarkably scarce early 20th century book of swindlers and swindling, produced (posthumously) from the diary and personal papers of and in cooperation with one of the great 19th century confidence men. Dozens of swindles, cheats, con games, mining schemes, optical schemes, etc. .A tight internally clean example, gilt cover and spine lettering dulled but otherwise generally fine. Virtually unobtainable in the original edition. Bookseller Inventory # E12883B

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Title: Swindling Exposed. From the Diary of William...

Publisher: J.B. Costello, Syracuse, NY

Publication Date: 1907

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:fine

Edition: First edition

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