MURDER FOR PROFIT

Author: Bolitho (William)
Year: 1953
Publisher: Dennis Dobnson
Edition Details: Reprint (1st pub. 1926).
Book Condition: NrF/Vg+
Price: 10.00
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Hardback. Intro' by John Arlott. A study of selected crimes and the criminals who carried them out, in this case serial killers, although the author refers to them as 'mass murderers'. Chapter headings include : The Science of William Burke; The Imperialism of J.-B. Troppmann; The Self-Help of G.J. Smith; The Poetry of Desire Landru and The Philanthropy of Fritz Haarmann. 190pp. 12mo. h/back. With some underlining and marking to text, mostly in pencil + a gift insc., again in pencil, 'For Janet & John with love from Fryn', (I believe this to be Friniwyd Tennyson Jesse, English criminologist, journalist and author). Covers are F. in sl. sunned Vg+ dw.

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