Lot 323: Thief, bankrobber, kidnapper, and bootlegger (1907–1979) nicknamed 'The Rat' by J. Edgar Hoover. Signed book: Public Enemy Number One. First edition, first printing. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1971. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6 x 8.75, 256 pages. Signed and inscribed on the half-title page in purple felt tip, "To Richard & Elanore, with best of wishes for a happy marriage, from Alvin Karpis, March 27, 1971." In fine condition, with light wear to the dust jacket.
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