The Gangs of New York : An Informal History of the Underworld
New York, Garden City Publishing, 1928. Reprint. Hardcover. Tan cloth with black lettering. Broken spine. Fraying to spine-caps and light rubbing to corners. With 53 illustrations including frontispiece of the Five Points in 1829, and photographs of such characters as Dopey Benny, Little Augie, Sheeney Mike Kurtz, Googy Corcoran, Clops Connolly, Piker Ryan, Baboon Connolly Yellow lettering and design to brown, cloth-covered spine. 400 pp with appendix, bibliography and index. Tight. "This book is an attempt to chronicle the more spectacular exploits of the refractory citizen who was a dangerous nuisance in New York for almost a hundred years, witih a sufficient indication of his background of vice, overty, and poltical corruption to make him understandable," (intro.). GOOD PLUS .
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Keywords: New York City History, Scorcese, River Pirates, the Draft Riots, Albert E. Hicks, John Morrissey, Marm Mandelbaum, the Whyos, the Molasses Gang, Sheeney Mike Kurtz, the Dutch Mob,