[Frauds] [Group of five vintage books on frauds, hustlers, shams, swindlers. Including Gold Bricks of Speculation (Chicago, 1904) by John Hill, Jr.; Shams; or, Uncle Ben’s Experience with Hypocrites (Chicago, 1887) by Benjamin Morgan; Light Come, Light Go (London, 1909) by Ralph Nevill; Forging His Chains: Autobiography of George Bidwell (Hartford, 1888); and Knots Untied; or, Ways and By-Ways in the Hidden Life of American Detectives (Hatford, 1871) by George McWatters. Cloth, some stamped pictorially in gilt or blind. Most copiously illustrated, with frontispieces, engravings, and other figures. Thick 8vos. Light to mild wear to cloth, with some weak hinges, but generally very good internally. Final two volumes rebacked.
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