THE RIPPER & THE ROYALS

Author: Fairclough (Melvyn)
Year: 1991
Publisher: Duckworth
Edition Details: 1st Edn.
Book Condition: G++/G++
ISBN: 0715623621
Price: 10.00
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Hardback. 1st edn. Foreword by Joseph Sickert. Sickert has helped to complete the picture half presented by Stephen Knight in 'Jack the Ripper: The Final Solution'. New facts plus the true circumstances of Mary Kelly's gruesome murder in Miller's Court and the nexus of intrigue that threatened the Royal succession for 3 generations are all chronicled. Also includes the astonishing identity of the Ripper ringleader. Ironical details from our own days are presented, such as Sickert's encounter with Peter Sutcliffe, later identified as the 'Yorkshire Ripper', who pestered Sickert for inside information about his famous predecessor. A fascinating insight into important questions of recent English history. Illus., Appendices, Notes, Bibliog. and Index. 260pp. 8vo. h/back. Ex-lib but no 'pockets' or 'dockets', just one library stamp to copyright p. and one to bpd o/w G++ in G++ dw. Melvyn Fairclough was a contributor to the Grey House Books publication 'Who Was Jack the Ripper? A Collection of Present-Day Theories and Observations'. May require additional postage if shipped overseas.

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