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first detective

the life and revolutionary times of Eugène François Vidocq : criminal, spy and private eye

by James Morton

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Ebury in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Vidocq, Eugène François, 1775-1857.,
    • Detectives -- France -- Biography.,
    • Private investigators -- France -- Biography.,
    • Criminals -- France -- Biography.,
    • Police -- France -- Biography.,
    • Spies -- France -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-333) and index.

      Other titlesEugène François Vidocq
      StatementJames Morton.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV7911.V47 M67 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 340 p. ;
      Number of Pages340
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3452516M
      ISBN 100091887968
      LC Control Number2005360911
      OCLC/WorldCa56436369

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