The Police Gazette: NY, 1883. Paperback. SWAF. Item #22-3650
Illus., 16 x 11", opens up to 33 x 45", newsprint, 16pp. Creasing, tears, edge tears, toning, soiling, staining. "The Prize Ring. A Colored Clergyman And One Of His Flock Battling. Amateurs Fighting Like Veterans", "Chopped His Head Off. A Horrible Murder, Ending In A Fight in Which Seven Men are Killed", "A Jealous Woman's Fury. She Attempts To Shoot A Young Girl and Knocks Out Her Husband", "Felon Fire Friends. The Missouri Jail Birds Revolt And Burn Their Prison", "A Cook Carved Up. A WEALTHY Wielder Of The Spit Gets Mortally Basted By A Woman". Absolutely wonderful front cover illus. showing a young woman smoking a pipe in bed while reading "The Police Gazette", on the bedside table are glasses and bottles of liquor. The caption: How She Cured Him. A Young Wife Astonishes Her Erratic Husband By Emulating His Example, And Causes Him To Promptly Abandon The Vagabond Habits Of His Bachelor Days". SWAF.