NEWLY ARRIVED - TITLES FROM MANGO BOOKS!
POLICING FROM BOW STREET Principal Officers, Runners and The Patroles. - by Peter Kennison and Alan Cook. Illus. in colour and b/w, Timeline, Abbreviations, Bibliog. and Index. 427pp. lge. 8vo. h/back. Numbered, Limited Edn. (to 50). SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS. All details can be found under 'Featured Books' below and in the online catalogue. Price £25.00 + postage at the local rate. A fairly heavy book which will require additional postage if shipped overseas.
TRIAL OF PERCY LEFROY MAPLETON - Edited by Adam Wood. Notable British Trials Series No. 86.This book reproduces the testimony given at the trial, together with an Introduction, Chronology, Appendices and Index. Illus. 341pp. lge. 8vo. h/back. SIGNED by Adam Wood . Price £25.00 + postage at the local rate. A fairly heavy book which will require additional postage if shipped overseas.
A GIRL IN BLUE MEMOIRS OF A METROPOLITAN WOMAN POLICE OFFICER 1967-73 - by Lois Willoughby-Easter. Illus. in colour and b/w + Index. 212pp. p/back. Price £11.00 + postage at the local rate.
THE PUGMIRE FAITH THE CUMBERLAND BLACKSMITH AND THE MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE - by D.F. Houston. This is the true story of Jonathan Pugmire Sr; a tale of drowning, imprisonment, emigration, religion, polygamy, war and mass murder. Illus. in colour and b/w, Conclusion, Select Bibliog. and Sources, + Index. 182pp. trade size softcover. Numbered, Limited Edn. (to 25). With tipped-in b/plate SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.
THE DENHAM MASSACRE Nineteenth-Century Britain's Most Shocking House of Horror Murders by NEIL WATSON - A Signed, Numbered, Limited Edition Hardback. All details can be found under 'Featured Books' below and in the online catalogue. Price £20.00 + postage at the local rate.
STOP PRESS! - Official Notable British Trials Series to be revived. New Titles coming to cherished 54-year series. Mango Books have announced that the world-renowned book series NOTABLE BRITISH TRIALS, published from 1905 to 1959 by William Hodge, is to be revised with new cases added to the existing catalogue of 83 titles. After a gap of 58 years, Mango Books has been granted exclusive permission by William Hodge Holdings to use the official series imprint, and three new titles are currently in preparation. These will become numbers 84, 85 and 86 in the NBT series, with the first scheduled for publication in September 2017. This will be the TRIAL OF ISRAEL LIPSKI, edited by M.W. Oldridge. Lipski was a Jewish immigrant to London's Victorian East End who seemingly poisoned the pregnant wife of a fellow resident at his Batty Street lodgings and then attempted suicide by draining the remaining drops of acid from the bottle. When the locked door to her room was broken open, Miriam Angel was found dead, with Israel Lipski lying unconscious under her bed.
Further volumes are being planned, including the cases of LOUISE MASSET, the first person executed in the 20th century, who murdered her three-year-old son and left his body at Dalston Junction railway station, and PERCY LEFROY MAPLETON, the infamous railway murderer of Mr Frederick Isaac Gold on the Brighton line in 1881,
Visit www.NotableBritishTrials.co.uk for further information.
Many copies of the original series are available for sale on the LayBooks website.
This 50-page hardback book, with Index, features a nostaligic look back at 'Jack's' East End as it was captured, in colour, in 1995 by enthusiastic photographer and Ripperologist, Ray Luff. Having recently acquired Ray's catalogue of over 430 photographs and with Adam Wood's expertise and in-depth knowledge of the East End, we are publishing the results with 87 carefully selected photographs to represent the area as it was 21 years ago, along with six rare black/white photographs taken in the mid-1960s.
The book's publication coincides with The Whitechapel Society's 21st anniversary (in 1995 it was known as The Cloak and Dagger Club) and is limited to 100 numbered copies - so don't delay in obtaining your copy.
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