JACK AND OLD JEWRY The City of London Policemen Who Hunted The Ripper

Author: Harvey Purse (Amanda)
Year: 2018
Publisher: Mango Books
Edition Details: 1st p/b edn.
Book Condition: New
ISBN: 9781911273332
Price: 10.00
Softcover. SIGNED. In the early hours of September 30, 1888, the City of London Police force went from being a close bystander to having an active involvement into the investigation of the world's most famouS murder case, with the death of one woman : Catherine Eddowes. The murderer is still unknown, but has passed into history under the name 'Jack the Ripper'. If you want to try to find out who Jack the Ripper might have been, there are many books to choose from which will help you. But what if you want to know the history of the City of London Police from its humble beginnings, or to know what it would have been like for a Victorian constable walking his beat? What if you wanted an in-depth look into the lives of each of the City officers who had a role in the Jack the Ripper investigation, making them more real to you than just a name in the inquest reports. This is the author's first fully factual book on the people surrounding the Jack the Ripper case. Part One: The History of the City of London Police; Part Two: The Involvement of the City Police in the Ripper Case; Part Three: The Policemen's Lives. Illus. in colour and b/w. With Conclusion, Bibliog. and Index. 351pp. trade size softcover. With tipped-in label SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. New. May require additional postage if shipped overseas.

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