THE QUALITY OF MURDER 300 years of True Crime Compiled by Members of The Mystery Writers of America.

Author: Boucher (Anthony) Ed. by:
Year: 1962
Publisher: Dutton.
Edition Details: 1st US edn.
Book Condition: NrVg/Vg
Price: 20.00
Hardback, 1st US edn. A fascinating sampler of murder in America - 24 of the most interesting murder cases in 3-centuries of US history. Chronicled especially for this collection by the leading writers of the Mystery Writers of America, the cases range from the first murder in the American colonies (1630) to a 'modern' murder for love (1960). Contributors include : Thomas M McDade, Patrick Quentin, James Reach, Eugene B. Block, Mirian Allen deFord, Edward D. Radin, Robert Bloch, Thomas B. Dewey + others. Cases include : Florence Maybrick, Lizzie Borden, Dr. H.H. Holmes, Harry Thaw, Nick deJohn, Ed Gein, Charles Starkweather etc. A book for anyone who wants a course in murder reported by some of the best writers in the field and edited by an expert. 254pp. 8vo. h/back. From the library of true crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, with his personal b/plate. Ex-USAF library copy with discreet markings but no 'pockets' or 'dockets'. Nr. Vg. in Vg. dw.


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