FAMOUS POISON TRIALS

Author: Eaton (Harold)
Year: 1924
Publisher: W. Collins
Edition Details: 2nd impres. (1st pub. 1923)
Book Condition: Vg/G
Price: 25.00
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Hardback. The author examines 5 famous poison trials in which 5 different poisons were used : aconitine, antimony, arsenic, hyoscin and strychnine. The book is a study of the psychology of the poisoner. The cases are treated both from the human and technical points of view. Men and women of every class and every type unite in finding a curious fascination in great poison trials. Cases include : William Palmer, Hawley Harvey Crippen, Dr. Edward William Pritchard, Dr. George Henry Lamson and Frederick Henry Seddon. 246pp. 12mo. h/back. From the library of true crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, with his personal b/plate. With neat name and date insc. of a previous owner to fep, v. lightly foxed edges with a little wear to head of sp. o/w Vg. in a G. only, but very scarce dw. which is frayed and chipped with a large piece missing from lower cover. (see image).

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