Lights and Shadows of New York Life. A pictorial record of personal experiences by day and night in the great metropolis with hundreds if thrilling anecdotes and incidents, sketches of life and character, humorous stories, touching home scenes, and tales of tender pathos, drawn from the bright and shady sides of the great under world of New York by Helen Campbell, city missionary and philanthropist, Col. Thomas W. Knox and Supt. Thomas Byrnes, with highly interesting descriptions of little known phases of New York Life; and an account of Detective Byrnes's thirty years' experiences and reminiscences written by himself from his private diary.
Hartford: The Hartford Publishing Company, 1897. Handsome thick volume, bound in embossed brown cloth, with elaborate gold decorations in exceptionally good condition. 740 pages. Illustrated with 250 engravings from photographs. very light wear only. Some dulling to gold decoration on spine.Some light foxing.