London: Ward and Lock, 1862. iv, 315 pp. 16mo. Modern red cloth with gilt titles. First edition. A very good+ copy, nearly invisible bookseller's blind stamp on first blank, new endpapers. Borowitz: C.8. Hubin (1980): p.63. Item #40983
Abridged translation of: 'Mémoires de Canler'. Louis Canier, chief of the Paris Surete (1849-1851), was famous as a detective, whose work included the search for the attempted assassins of Louis Philippe, Orsini's attack on Napoleon III, and the interrogation of Lacenaire, the poet-murderer. Scarce. OCLC locates only 10 copies of the first edition.