Title FINGERPRINTS: The Origins of Crime Detection and the Murder Case that Launched Forensic Science
Book Condition Fine in a fine dust jacket. 232 pages; chronology of fingerprints; illustrations; figures; source notes; bibliography; and index.
Edition First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in.
Publisher New York: Hyperion, (2001).
0786866071 / 9780786866076
Seller ID 41803.00
"A lively, fascinating recounting of how fingerprints came to be a means of identification, with emphasis on the personalities, claims, and peccadilloes of the men involved. Beavan admirably brings to vivid life the tangled human tale."--Kirkus Reviews.
Forensics. Mystery Reference. True Crime.