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Leaves from the note-book of a New York detective The private record of J.B. by John Babbington Williams

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Published by Westholme in Yardley, Pa .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Detectives -- Fiction,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJohn Babbington Williams
GenreFiction
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 339 p.
Number of Pages339
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23098623M
ISBN 101594160805
ISBN 109781594160806

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Originally published in and never before reprinted, Leaves from the Note-Book of a New York Detectivefeatures twenty-nine cases of James Brampton, the first American detective hero to . Originally published in and never before reprinted, Leaves from the Note-Book of a New York Detective features twenty-nine cases of James Brampton, the first American detective hero to appear in fiction. The book opens with a chance meeting between a medical doctor, John Babbington Williams (the actual author of the stories), and detective James Brampton. John Babbington Williams is the author of Leaves from the Note-Book of a New York Detective ( avg rating, 7 ratings, 4 reviews, published )3/5. Title: Leaves from the note-book of a New York detective Author: James Brampton Created Date: 4/24/ PM.

The first American fictional detective arrived after Dupin and Hartright but more than twenty years before Holmes. His name ought to be well-known. He was, after all, a pioneer. But James Brampton hasn't gotten the attention he deserves. Leaves from the Note-Book of a New York Detective: The Private Record of J.B. was originally published in 31 Must-Read New York City Books New York City: The Big Apple, The Center of the Universe, the City of Dreams, the City That Never Sleeps, the City So Nice, They Named it Twice (and more). Everyone has a different take on this bustling, diverse city.   L.A. Confidential, by James Ellroy The third book in Ellroy’s L.A. Quartet marks the point at which noir invaded the literary world and made a home for ’s s Los Angeles is corrupt, violent, soaked in lust and addictions, and populated by crooked cops and : Jeff Somers. Leaves from the Note-Book of a New York Detective: The Private Record of J. B. by John Babbington Williams. Westholme Publishing, Paperback. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged.

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