THE RIPPER & THE ROYALS

Author: Fairclough (Melvyn)
Year: 1992
Publisher: Duckworth.
First Edition
Signed by the author
Edition Details: 2nd impression
Book Condition: F/Vg+
ISBN: 9780715623626
Price: 20.00
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Hardback. 1st edn. 2nd impression. SIGNED. 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. With tipped-in label SIGNED SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. F. in Vg+ 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'.

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