SHADOW OF THE GALLOWS

Author: Atholl (Justin)
Year: 1954
Publisher: John Long
First Edition
Edition Details: 1st edn.
Book Condition: Vg+/NrVg
Price: 12.00
IN STOCK NOW
Hardback. A book dealing with all aspects of judicial hanging and its history. Chapter headings include : The Gallows and the Gibbet; The Journey to the Scaffold; The Science of Sudden Death; A Contemporary Execution; The Gentler Sex; Not Hanged Enough; The Present Status of Hanging; The Future of Hanging etc. With 10 Illus., Index. 224pp. 8vo. h/back. From the library of true-crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, with his personal b/plate. V. Lightly browned pp. and edges, o/w Vg+ in in nr. vg. dw. which is showing signs of shelfwear.

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