A HANDBOOK ON HANGING

Author: Duff (Charles)
Year: 2001
Publisher: The New York Review of Books
Edition Details: Third Edn. US p/b Revised and Enlarged
Book Condition: Vg+
ISBN: 9780940322677
Price: 5.00
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Softcover. New Introduction by Christopher Hitchins. 'Being a short Introduction to the fine Art of Execution, containing much useful Information on Neck-breaking, Throttling, Strangling, Asphyxiation, Decapitation and Electrocution; Data and Wrinkles on Hangmanship; with the late Mr. Hangman Berry's Method and his pioneering List of Drops; to which is added an Account of the Great Nuremberg Hangings; a Ready Reckoner for Hangmen; and many other items of interest including the Anatomy of Murder. Finally Definitive Edition Diligently Compared and Revised in Accordance with the most Recent Developments in the Art and with a New Introduction by Christopher Hitchins. All very Proper to be read and kept in every Family'. With Appendix A Ready Reckoner for Hangmen. 197pp. trade size softcover. With signs of b/plate removal inside fr. cover and price label removal from fr. cover o/w Vg+ with no creasing.

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