THE LODGER The Arrest & Escape of Jack the Ripper.

Author: Evans (Stewart) & Gainey (Paul)
Year: 1995
Publisher: Century
Edition Details: 1st Edn.
Book Condition: NrF/F
ISBN: 9780712676250
Price: 11.00
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Hardback. SIGNED. Newly discovered letters from one of the policemen (Chief Insp. John Littlechild) leading the investigation into the identity of Jack the Ripper, revealed who the police believed was the culprit. Jack was an American, who escaped police custody. When he fled London, the Ripper killings ceased, but then started up again on the other side of the Atlantic. A team of officers from Scotland Yard failed to track Francis J. Tumblety down in America. Did the police 'lose' their files in order to cover-up their own incompetence in letting him escape? Illus. + Map eps, Appendices, Sources, Select Bibliog. and Index. 275pp. 8vo. h/back. With tipped-in label SIGNED BY STEWART EVANS. With the usual lightly browned pp. o/w Nr. F. in F. protected dw. Includes 3 small loosely inserted newspaper cuttings relating to the book's publication. Stewart Evans was a contributor to the Grey House Books publication 'Who Was Jack the Ripper? A Collection of Present-Day Theories and Observations'.

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