A SECOND COMPANION TO MURDER A Dictionary of Death by the.......

Author: Shew (E. Spencer)
Year: 1962
Publisher: Knopf (New York)
Edition Details: 1st US edn
Book Condition: NrF/Vg
Price: 15.00
Hardback. 1st US Edn. A Dictionary of Death by the Knife, the Dagger, the Razor, the Axe, the Chopper, the Chisel; Death by the Iron File, the Marline Spike, the Hammer, the Poker, the Bottle; Death by the Jemmy, the Spanner, the Tyre Lever, the Iron Bar, the Starting Handle; Death by the Sandbag, the Sash Weight, the Mallet, the Half-brick, the Stick, the Stone; Death by the Fire Tongs, the Butt End of a Revolver, the Metal Chair, etc. 1900-1950. Featuring amongst others : Slater, Wallace, Mancini, Allaway, Sangret, Carraher (first trial), Raven, Field & Gray, Stratton Bros., Griffiths + many more. With a Note on the British Judicial system, Table of Murder, Bibliog. and Index. 293pp. 8vo. h/back. Lightly browned edges o/w Nr. F. in v. sl. sunned and creased Vg. pcdw. A tad musty.


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