FAMOUS CRIMES PAST AND PRESENT Police Budget Edition Vol. 1 No. 1 to Vol. IV No. 52 inclusive

Author: Furniss (Harold) Ed. by:
Year: 1903
Publisher: Harold Furniss
Edition Details: 1st Edn.
Book Condition: Vg+
Price: 1,000.00
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Bound-In Hardback in Two Volumes. Famous Crimes, Past and Present was a heavily illustrated "penny dreadful" about crime. Charles Peace features on the cover of Vol. 1, No. 1. Contents also include Jack the Ripper (with continuity entitled 'Jack the Ripper The Story of the Whitechapel Murders' illus. by Ferdinand F. Fissi), Florence Maybrick, Executioner James Berry, The Tichborne Claimant, The Gunpowder Plot, the Poisoner Dr. William Palmer, The Tragedy of Phoenix Park, The Road Murder, Adolf Beck, Burke and Hare, Madeleine Smith, Dr.Lamson, Executioner William Calcraft, plus much, more. Volume One : Vol. 1 No. 1 to Vol. II No. 26. Volume Two : Vol. III No. 27 to Vol. IV No. 52. With continuing pagination - 24pp. per edition. Half-leather binding, cloth covered boards. Ridged sp. dec. in gilt with black/gilt title labels. Sl. fading to lower edges of covers and small part of back cover of Volume 2. The contents are in excellent condition. A superb, extremely rare collection. Two Volumes weigh approx. 3kg. so will require additional postage + insurance.

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