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Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In black cloth covers with yellow lettering to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened and rubbed with small tears at top end. Handling marks. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges and endpapers. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 306pp. With b/w illustrations. The Teapot Dome Scandal of the 1920's, in the USA was one of the most sensational conspiracies to defraud a government ever to hit the headlines of the world's newspapers. In which crooked oil barons, thieving politicians, jury fixing henchmen, and a gullible president, left their ignoble mark upon the pages of history.
Title: The Teapot Dome Scandal. The gigantic swindle of the Twenties and how it was exposed by a remarkable feat of detection.
Publisher: Cassell. London. 1961 1st UK edition.:
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Seller ID: 72700
Keywords: HISTORY M.R.WERNER, JOHN STARR, Teapot Dome, Scandal, swindle, 1920's, USA, Twenties, detection, conspiracies, defraud, government, oil barons, politicians, henchmen, president, Calvin Coolidge, first edition dustwrapper History