The Thieves of Threadneedle Street

The Thieves of Threadneedle Street

The Incredible True Story of the American Forgers Who Nearly Broke the Bank of England

Book - 2016
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"In the summer of 1873, four American forgers went on trial at the Old Bailey--London's iconic law court--for the greatest fraud the world had ever seen. The attempted crime: stealing five million dollars from the Bank of England from under the noses of its unsuspecting officials. [In this book], Booth tells the extraordinary true story of the forgers' earliest escapades in Chicago, Louisville, and Manhattan, culminating with the heist at the world's leading financial institution"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2016
Edition: First Pegasus Books hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781681772400
168177240X
Branch Call Number: 364.1635 Bo
Characteristics: 351 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm

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