FORTY YEARS AT THE CRIMINAL BAR Experiences and Impressions

Author: Purcell (Edmund D.)
Year: 1916
Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin
Edition Details: 1st Edn.
Book Condition: Vg+
Price: 12.00
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Hardback. Featuring the author's experiences as a barrister practising in the Criminal Courts, and the many changes he witnessed. He sums up the crime and criminals as decreased violence, increased subtilty and greater combination. Contents include : Mr. Justice Hawkins, Mr. Justice Day, and Mr. Justice Stephen; A Great Diamond Robbery; An Ingenious Commercial Fraud; Sir Thomas Chambers and Sir Charles Hall; Key Register Frauds; Chicago May's Vengeance; The Terror of London Jewellers; Glove Fighting and Prize Fights; Some Exceptional Juries; Persistent Offenders; Some Police-Court Experiences + much more. With Frontis. 352pp. 8vo. h/back. From the library of true crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, with his personal b/plate. Vg+

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