Hardcover, black cloth with red spine lettering in original non price-clipped dust-jacket. 376pp., Notes, Bibliography, Index. Illustrated with photographs. First edition, first printing, no remainder mark. No previous ownership marks, Small retail price sticker on rear dust-jacket panel, with same price as shown on dust-jacket flap. A very clean, square, unmarked copy. The authors begin their examination of Parisen crime in the early years of the twentieth century, specifically with the theft of the Mona Lisa from the Louvre. Engrossing and highly readable, a tour de force of crime and theft in the City of Light. Near fine in a near fine dust-jacket.