THE EXECUTIONER ALWAYS CHOPS TWICE. Ghastly Blunders on the Scaffold.

Author: Abbott (Geoffrey)
Year: 2002
Publisher: Summersdale.
First Edition
Signed by the author
Edition Details: 1st edn.
Book Condition: NrF/F
ISBN: 9781840242287
Price: 10.00
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Hardback. SIGNED. A mixture of bungled executions, strange last requests and classic final one-liners from medieval times to the present day. A collection of tales of the gruesome and frankly ridiculous ways in which a number of ill-fated unfortunates met (or failed to meet) their maker. Illus., Select Bibliog. 240pp. 12mo. h/back. With loosely inserted colour postcard of the author dressed as an executioner holding a very large axe, and INSCRIBED AND SIGNED by him. With signs of b/plate removal to fpd, o/w Nr. F. in F. dw.

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