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A fabulous old school composition book filled with the most wonderful handwritten pages! Lovely cover advertising Army and Navy Compositions. Softbound. 14 pages. Measures approx. 7 3/4" x 10". Inside pages are really cool! Page after page of handwritten words! The entire book appeart to be devoted to the descriptions of different types of detectives, thieves, accidents, etc on trains, the railroad, hotels, around the city.

Includes descriptions of The Short Change Artist, Concealed Losses, The Hobo, What to Do in Case of an Accident, Hotel Detective Work, The City Detective, Post Office Detectives and Street Car Detectives.

Properly aged to perfection! Some wear to covers and spine. writing on front cover. First page is loose. Slight edge wear, slight corner creasing on some inside pages. Wonderful book with lots of potential! Sold as is.

Perfect for your book collection or stash of ephemera for collage, mixed media, scrapbooking, card making or altered art projects!
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Vintage 1910s School Composition Book with Descriptions of Detectives and Types of Thieves and Robberies on Trains and More


  • Vintage Supply from the 1910s
  • Material: paper
  • Ships worldwide from Indiana, United States
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