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The Compleat Swindler, Hancock, Ralph, with Henry Chafetz

Author    Hancock, Ralph, with Henry Chafetz

Title   The Compleat Swindler

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine in Near Fine dj

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New York The Macmillan Company (c.1968)

Illustrator   Illustrated by (dj design) Milton Glaser

Seller ID   15720

[very nice copy, clean and tight; book and jacket both slightly bumped at bottom rear corner, otherwise no significant wear to either, although the rear endpapers are discolored due to a laid-in contemporary newspaper ad for the book]. "A lively survey of the art of conmanship from the short-change gyp to the big-time securities swindle -- with case histories from official files." The cases are divided into the following categories: The Art of Deception; The Short-change Swindle; Playing for a Fast Buck; The $1,000 Touch; The Fifty-grand Gaff; The $100,000 Hustle; Sex and Salubrity Swindles; The $1,000,000 Hayride; No Limit. Also includes a "Swindlers' Glossary."

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Price = 15.00 USD



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