THOUGH THE HEAVENS FALL

Author: Russell of Liverpool (Lord)
Year: 1956
Publisher: Cassell
Edition Details: 1st Edn.
Book Condition: Vg+/Vg
Price: 7.00
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Hardback, 1st edn. In this book the author, who resigned the appointment of Assistant Judge-Advocate-General on the publication of his history of Nazi war crimes, 'The Scourge of the Swastika', spotlights various aspects of British justice over the past 200 years by selecting a variety of causes celebres which have raised unusual legal or moral issues. Each chapter deals with a particular point of contention, some being illustrated by a number of trials, others dealing at length with a single case. Includes amongst others : Elizabeth Canning, Phoenix Park murders, the Tranby Croft Baccarat scandal, Adolf Beck, Duchess of Kingston, Sir Roger Casement, William Joyce, Armstrong etc. Illus., Index. 251pp. 8vo. h/back. V. light foxing, Nr. vg+ in trimmed Vg. dw. which has made it sl. smaller that the book (see image).

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