THE SECRET HISTORY OF GREAT CRIMES

Author: Speer (W. Harold)
Year: 1929
Publisher: 1
Edition Details: 1st Edn.
Book Condition: Vg+/Fair
Price: 100.00
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Hardback. The author was regarded as a 'Famous British Crime Investigator' of his day. Chapter headings include : Brinkley, The Poisoner; Pretty Scottish Typist's Tragic End (Field and Gray); Crime Revealed by Mother's Dreams (the 1922 murder of George Eric Gordon Tombe); Puzzle Which Was Never Solved (the 1897 railway murder of Elizabeth Camp); Voisin's Brutal Murder of Pretty Young French Woman; Major Armstrong: Wife Poisoner; The Ilford Amazing Drama (Thompson & Bywaters); The Murder of Belle Elmore (Crippen); When I Took My Life in My Hands (Milsom & Fowler); My Solution of Merstham Tunnel Mystery (the 1905 railway murder of Mary Sophia Money). 109pp. With Frontis. Portrait. 12mo h/back. Browned edges and eps, v. sl. sunned sp. Green cloth/gilt lettering. Vg+ in frayed, torn and notched Poor only protected dw. Scarce.

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