THE INVESTIGATION OF MURDER

Author: Camps (Prof. Francis E.) with Barber (Richard)
Year: 1966
Publisher: Michael Joseph
Edition Details: 1st Edn.
Book Condition: Vg+/Vg.
Price: 10.00
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Hardback. A survey of the scientist's part in murder detection. In the first part of the book the authors look at the triumphs and failures of famous cases of the past including Jack the Ripper (a New Look at the Ripper pp. 15-36 incl.), Maybrick, Christie, Emmett-Dunne and others, laying special stress on the background work done on the cases which has usually been obscured by sensational theorising or overemphasis on the drama of the courtroom itself. The second part continues with an outline of the possibilities for the 'future'. With Appendix and Maps. 144pp. 8vo. h/back. Includes loosely inserted obituary newspaper cutting from 'The Daily Telegraph'. With previous owner's small name/address label to fpd, v. lightly foxed fore-edge, o/w Vg+ in protected Vg. dw.

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