A COMPANION TO MURDER A Dictionary of Death by Poison Death by Shooting Death by Suffocation and Drowning Death by the Strangler's Hand 1900-1950.

Author: Shew (E. Spencer)
Year: 1961
Publisher: Knopf (New York)
Edition Details: 1st US edn
Book Condition: Vg+/NrVg
Price: 10.00
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Hardback. A reference book for those who by necessity or inclination are interested in the terrible ultimate of crime - murder. The author, for many years a criminal court reporter, was present at many of the leading trials for murder described in this book, such as those of Sidney Fox, Mrs. Hearn, Dr. Buck Ruxton, Mrs. Ethel Major and Mrs. Elvira Barney, Dr. Crippen + many more. With a Note on the British Judicial System, Table of Murder, Bibliog. and Index. 303pp. 8vo. h/cover. V. lightly browned edges o/w Vg+ in sl. sunned and frayed Nr. Vg. dw. This volume was followed by 'A Second Companion to Murder'.

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