1935 "Set up and printed. Published June, 1935" stated on copyright page; by Ex-Superintendent G. W. Cornish; The MacMillan Company publishers, New York; hardbound; very good condition with unmarked pages; minor ageing of pages; inside cover: "Gift of The People of the United States Through the Victory Book Campaign...To the Armed Forces and Merchant Marine"; no dust jacket.
Reminiscences and first-hand accounts of the work of Scotland Yard in many of the famous cases that came up during his forty years of service. Twelve murder cases, among them the Crippen case, a number of famous jewel robbery cases -- all reading which should delight the mystery addict who likes source material. The telling is circumstantial and factual.