New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Dark olive green blind-embossed leatherette with gilt spine lettering. 304pp. Frontispiece, illustration. Very good. Faint edgewear at head and tail of spine. Item #45919
A tight, attractive later printing of this 1912 nonfiction overview of the criminal justice system by this New York County assistant district attorney better known as a mystery novelist (1875-1945) who pioneered the courtroom thriller genre and immortalized attorney Ephraim Tutt.