Title The Gangs Of New York: An Informal History Of The Underworld.
Book Condition Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good reading copy with underlining on some pages. B&W illustrated boards. Covers are slightly worn and chipped.
Edition Eighth Printing. April 1929
Publisher Alfred Knopf, New York: 1928.
Seller ID 16782X1
History of gangs in New York in the 19th century and their influence on the underworld in the 20th century. Includes an Index.
(Key Words: United States History, Social Conditions, Crime, Criminals, Gangsters, Herbert Asbury, Gangs, Baby-Face Willie, The Bowery, Crazy Butch, The Draft Riots, Five Points Section, Hell's Kitchen, John Purroy Mitchel, Paradise Square, Tammany Hall, Movie Tie-In).