The Resource How to be a detective : a complete text book of the methods and practices used by the best detectives in dealing with the criminal, together with a criminal vocabulary, by F.H. Tillotson

How to be a detective : a complete text book of the methods and practices used by the best detectives in dealing with the criminal, together with a criminal vocabulary, by F.H. Tillotson

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How to be a detective : a complete text book of the methods and practices used by the best detectives in dealing with the criminal, together with a criminal vocabulary
Title
How to be a detective
Title remainder
a complete text book of the methods and practices used by the best detectives in dealing with the criminal, together with a criminal vocabulary
Statement of responsibility
by F.H. Tillotson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author, identified as "An Old Detective of Twenty-Five Years Experience," expounds on the common crimes committed in the early 20th-century American West. Includes chapters on bank burglary, the Bertillion system of measuring individuals, the use of nitroglycerine to blow open safes, thieves' slang, "porch climbers," how to rob a flat, "check workers," forgery, stealing silverware from restaurants, pickpockets, shoplifters, "pennyweighters," wire tapping, the gold brick trick, the sawdust swindle, plus profiles of famed criminals Sophie Lyons and Mark Shinburn. With 6 photographs of blown safes and 20 photographs of bank robbers and train robbers
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NjRocCCS
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Tillotson, F. H
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV8085
LC item number
.T54 1909
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
  • HeinOnline core collection
  • HeinOnline criminal justice & criminology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Detectives
  • Private investigators
  • Bank robberies
  • Train robberies
  • Outlaws
Target audience
specialized
Label
How to be a detective : a complete text book of the methods and practices used by the best detectives in dealing with the criminal, together with a criminal vocabulary, by F.H. Tillotson
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©2020 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (187 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
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unknown
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unknown
Specific material designation
remote
Label
How to be a detective : a complete text book of the methods and practices used by the best detectives in dealing with the criminal, together with a criminal vocabulary, by F.H. Tillotson
Publication
Distribution
Note
©2020 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (187 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote

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