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[Trumble, Alfred]. The Man Traps of New York. New York: Richard K. Fox, (1881). Printed wrappers retained in one-third green leather over marbled boards, with gilt-stamped spine labels. 24 wood-engraved plates. 43pp plus ads. Chipped wraps and pages, a few reinforcements with archival tissue, good overall. Scarce. A companion to Faro Exposed, this work is credited to “A Celebrated Detective” on its title page. The book lays bare the work of blackmailers, pickpockets, crooked gamblers and auctioneers, diamond swindlers, hotel sneak thieves, and other cons and crimes designed to separate the unsuspecting visitors to Manhattan from their money.
The Man Traps of New York.
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Minimum Bid: $200.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,440.00
Estimate: $400 - $600
Number Bids: 18
Auction closed on Saturday, May 19, 2018.
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