Vidocq: Convict Turned Detective Magnifique
I was fortunate to have had some very excellent sources from which to meter out a biography of the man Vidocq and the times in which he lived:
Hodgetts, E.A. Brayley Vidocq, A Master of Crime London: Selwyn & Blount, 1928.
Michelin et CIE. Proprietaires-Editeurs Paris in Your Pocket Ciermont-Ferrant, France, 1996
Stead, Philip John Vidocq, Picaroon of Crime NY: Roy Publishers, 1954.
Vidocq, Eugene Francois Memoirs Philadelphia: T.B. Petersen & Brothers, 1859.
Smith, Patterson "Sleuthing the Origins of the True-Detective Memoir"
Internet (Web Pages)
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The Vidocq Society,