Binding is hardcover. Pages are tight and clean. No structural damage to binding or hinges. There is light shelfwear and rubbing to the boards. Library discard with usual attachments/marks. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. Pocket removed. Book appears un-read. 414 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1979. ISBN: 0671400711. The story of four young Americans who invent a daring scheme to take the impregnable Bank of England for $400,000, a veritable fortune in those days. For it is the time of which Charles Dickens wrote, and the place is his London, teeming center of the civilized world, heart of the great Empire, home of the Bank of England.