New York: Covici-Friede, 1936. 1st Edition. 8vo. Good+. Item #16270
A solid 1st Edition copy of a very scarce work.
"It was upon his concept of the crime and the criminal that the Police Department of the City of New York devised its plan of apprehension. It was his analysis of the crime, which conflicted with the opinions held by competent police authorities, and his advice on methods of detection which were of primary significance in the arrest of the man who, after many legal battles, was sentenced for the murder of the Lindbergh baby."
Red cloth. Square tight binding. Clean interior, save for front endpaper and pastedown, with a previous owner bookplate and some ink notations. Mild rubbing and edge wear. lacking jacket.