Light shelfwear to edges and boards. DJ covered with mylar and not clipped. Library discard with usual marks and attachments. Pocket and ffep removed. Pages tight and clean. 261 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1967. ISBN: 0305166104. These stories, fantastic and incredible though they may seem, are true accounts of some of the most ingenious frauds and swindles of all time. Written by a man who spent many years exposing frauds and bringing deceivers to justice, these tales are humorous, often astounding, and highly instructive. They serve as a warning to the unwary reader who might otherwise find himself a victim of a confidence game.