TRUE TALES OF THE D.C.I. Karl W. Detzer.


Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Publishers, [1925]. Octavo, pp. [1-12] 13-343 [344-352: blank], original brown cloth, front and spine stamped in yellow. First edition. The author was an infantry Captain with the A.E.F. and the commanding officer of the Division of Criminal Investigation. From the jacket copy: "Desertions and crimes fill the pages; fascinating horrors tinge the stories. Women and liquor, petty thefts and big burglaries, murder suffered and inflicted, disguises, evil ingenuity, these are the forces encountered. Criminals with shoulder straps and without do their stuff and the Division of Criminal Investigation goes them one better." Slight shelf wear to spine ends, some stains to covers and spine, a very good copy with the flaps and a panel of the jacket laid in. (22337). Item #22337

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