Cameos of Crime. Second edition

O'SULLIVAN, M[ichael]


Publisher: Jackson & O'Sullivan
Place Published: Brisbane
Condition: Very Good
Date Published: 1947

19 cm. Portrait frontispiece, 305 pp., 7 double-sided plates. Orig. orange cloth with soine title. Minimal fading to spine, corners miniammly turned, else very good. * First published in 1935. O’Sullivan was Deputy Commissioner of Police in Queensland. He had previously been in the Criminal Investigation Branch for 20 years, and had turned the Branch into an efficient organisation. He hand-picked staff and was a strong proponent of jiujitsu training in the force. * The best book on early Queensland crime and the introduction of investigation techniques such as fingerprinting. A final chapter treats famous ‘Australian crimes and criminals’, including Ned Kelly.

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