MURDER BY NUMBERS

Author: Dickson (Grierson)
Year: 1958
Publisher: Hale.
First Edition
Edition Details: 1st edn.
Book Condition: NrF/Vg
Price: 10.00
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Hardback. Most murderers are mere bunglers who are caught and punished for their first clumsy crime. But there are many others who, when caught at last, are found to have committed a long series of murders which had been shelved as unsolved. In this book the author sets out to study the sort of individual who is not a failure at murder but - for a time at least - a success. Features amongst others : Gilles de Rais, Mme. de Brinvilliers, Wm. Burke, Dr. Wm. Palmer, Dr.Neill Cream, G.J. Smith, Landru, Kurten, Hamilton Fish, Dr. Petiot, Haigh, Christie etc. Illus. + Appendix and Index. 224pp. 8vo. h/back. Browned edges, o/w Nr. F. in sl. frayed protected Vg. dw.

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