BERNARD SPILSBURY His Life and Cases

Author: Browne (Douglas G.) & Tullett (E.V.)
Year: 1952
Publisher: The Companion Book Club
Edition Details: Book Club Reprint (1st pub. 1951)
Book Condition: Vg.
Price: 10.00
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Hardack. Book Club Reprint. With Foreword by W. Bentley Purchase. Written with full access to Spilsbury's private and official papers and with the co-operation of his family. For nearly half a century, Sir Bernard Spilsbury was the supreme criminal pathologist in England. Knighted in 1923 for his achievements no man did more to further the cause and prestige of forensic medicine and its application to law in the courts. However, a life of living constantly with the horrors and tragedies of others took its toll; in December 1947, Bernard Spilsbury killed himself. Cases featured include : Crippen (which helped to make his name), Seddon, G.J. Smith, Voisin, Armstrong, Thorne, Bywaters & Thompson + many more. Illus., Index. 480pp. 12mo. h/back. With 3 small crossing-out black felt-tip lines to fpd/bpd, sl. shaky sp. o/w Vg.

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