A COMPANION TO MURDER

Author: Shew (E. Spencer)
Year: 1960
Publisher: Cassell
Edition Details: 1st UK Edn.
Book Condition: NrF/Vg
Price: 15.00
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Hardback. (1st UK edn.) A reference book for those who by necessity or inclination are interested in the terrible ultimate of crime - murder. A Dictionary of Death by Poison; Death by Shooting; Death by Suffocation and Drowning; Death by the Strangler's Hand 1900-1950. The author, for many years a criminal court reporter, was present at many of the leading trials for murder described in this book, such as those of Sidney Fox, Mrs. Hearn, Dr. Buck Ruxton, Mrs. Ethel Major and Mrs. Elvira Barney, Dr. Crippen + many more. With a Note on the British Judicial System, Table of Murder, Bibliog. and Index. 303pp. 8vo. h/back. This volume was followed by 'A Second Companion to Murder'. With v. small rubber stamp to fpd, v. lightly browned pp. o/w Nr. F. in Vg. sl. sunned dw.

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