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Allan Pinkerton: The Eye who never slept

By: James A Mackay

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Scotland, Mainstream: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04525

ISBN: 1851588256

Condition: Very Good


Allen Pinkerton, the young Scotsman, who fled to the United States with a solitary silver dollar and the law hot on his heels, would create an enterprise without parallel anywhere in the world, a nationwide police system more than half a century before the FBI was thought of, and a global network of agents which anticipated Interpol by many years. The D/w has been priced clipped. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Sounds Out of Silence a Life of Alexander Graham Bell

By: James Mackay

Price: £16.50

Publisher: Scotland, Trafalgar Square: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04531

ISBN: 1851588337

Condition: Very Good


This biography follows Bell from his birthplace in Edinburgh to his studies and teaching in London and Europe and thence to riches and fame in the United States and Canada. This book is the definitive story of one of the world's greatest inventors. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info