LONDON CRIME, DEATH & DEBAUCHERY

Author: Storey (Neil R.)
Year: 2007
Publisher: Sutton
First Edition
Edition Details: 1st edn.
Book Condition: F.
ISBN: 9780750946247
Price: 8.00
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Softcover. An alternative history of the darker side of Britain's capital city, covering the topic in such a complete fashion with cases ranging from the Restoration to the early 19th century. It weaves macabre accounts into an entertaining criminal history accessible to all. Featuring countless stories of infamous misdeeds and scandalous behaviour, the book includes duelling, murder, goal breaks, rioting, body snatchers, robbery, suicide, drinking, infanticide, gambling, highwaymen, fraud and executions. Illustrated with a series of engravings, drawings and photographs that help to paint this picture of historic London's seedier side. Illus., Select Bibliog. and Index. 224pp. 8vo. From the library of true crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, with his personal b/plate. F.

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