Airline Detective

Airline Detective

Airline Detective

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London: Collins, 1962. 224 pp. 5 3/4 x 8 1/2"; First Edition. Dust jacket with minor spotting on the inside, else in very good + condition; Grey cloth over boards, red lettering on spine, previous owner's bookplate on front endpaper, black and white photographs, minor foxing on page edges, otherwise in very good + condition.

After working with MI5 on aircraft sabotage during WWII, the author predicted the new pattern of crime in airline smuggling with the onset of high speed commercial flights. Fish details the beginnings of the new crime patterns and how he went about fighting it. Ian Fleming, creator of the James Bond series, describes in his introduction that this book is "some of the best I have ever read in any language on police work".

Publisher
Collins
Binding
Hardcover
Tags
First Edition