Author:Hoobler, Dorothy and Thomas (signed by both)


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The Crimes of Paris: A True Story of Murder, Theft and Detection -a Signed Copy

By: Hoobler, Dorothy and Thomas (signed by both)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2009, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 150439

ISBN: 0316017906

Condition: Near Fine (see description)

-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed by both authors, lower corners ever so slightly bumped, 376 pages, b&w photos, ---"Turn-of-the-century Paris was the beating heart of a rapidly changing world. But the City of Light was also a violent place. Criminals eagerly took advantage of the inventive nature of the age—the first getaway car, increasingly dangerous weapons, more creative disguises. The police battled back with a weapon of their own: Alphonse Bertillon, the world’s greatest detective, the inventor of the mug shot and the crime-scene photo, and... View more info