THE FATAL EFFECTS OF GAMBLING EXEMPLIFIED IN THE MURDER OF WILLIAM WEARE

Author: Anon
Year: 1824
Publisher: Thomas Kelly
First Edition
Edition Details: 1st edn.
Book Condition: Vg.
Price: 125.00
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Hardback. The Fatal Effects of Gambling Exemplified in the Murder of Wm. Weare, and the Trial and Fate of John Thurtell, the Murderer, and His Accomplices; with Biographical Sketches of the Parties Concerned, and A Comment on the Extraordinary Circumstances Developed in the Narrative, in which Gambling is proved to be the Source of Forgery, Robbery, Murder, and General Demoralization. To Which is Added, The Gambler's Scourge; A Complete Expose of the Whole System of Gambling in the Metropolis; with Memoirs and Anecdotes of Notorious Blacklegs. Illustrated by Portraits Drawn From Life, and Other Copper-plate Engravings of Peculiar Interest. Lacks Frontis. of John Thurtell, which should be facing first title-page; also lacks plate opposite p. 170 'Pond in Probert's Garden'. Remainder of plates as called-for are all present. 512pp. 8vo. h/back. From the library of true-crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, with his personal b/plate. Pds and eps have been replaced at some point. Half-calf with black/gilt title label to sp. Covers worn, but still Vg.

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