Life in London. John Meiklejohn, Detective Inspector.

Life in London

New York: John W. Lovell, 1890. No stated edition. Soft cover. 171p + 15p of publisher's ads. Line ills. on front and back covers. No. 7 in the monthly Lovell's Detective Series. Covers age browned and a little stained; pages are browned but very clean. Binding is tight. Very good. Item #30592

Tales of fighting crime in Victorian London--methods, true cases in which Meiklejohn was involved, etc. He is silent on his 1877 conviction for defrauding horse race bettors. He and other complicit Scotland Yard detectives were sentenced to two years hard labor. Scarce. WorldCat cites 2 locations for this dime novel: UCLA and Harvard Law School. Can be sent outside the US for less than the default shipping rate.

Price: $350.00

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