The Great Detective Case of 1877
A Study in Victorian Police Corruption
Richard Stewart

Richard F. Stewart, Scots-born university administrator in Manchester, England, has written a thorough-going, highly readable study of a remarkable police investigation.

On July 12, 1877, the British public awoke to the startling news that three senior officers of the detective force at Scotland Yard had been arrested, charged with conspiring to pervert the course of justice. Her is the story of two audacious swindlers profited and then changed the operation of the Yard.

Illustrated throughout. Clothbound with four-colour illustrated jacket.

Hard Cover, Index, 226p.
ISBN 1-55246-200-5 @ $35.00

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