A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE WORLD'S GREAT TRIALS. From Socrates to Jean Harris. New, Enlarged Edition

Author: Aymer (Brandt) & Sagarin (Edward)
Year: 1985
Publisher: Bonanza.
Edition Details: New, Enlarged US Edn.
Book Condition: NrF/NrF.
ISBN: 0517467933
Price: 10.00
Hardback. Reprint. Three new famous trials have been added to this best-selling pictorial history: a sex-murder - Leopold and Loeb; a civil rights case - Angela Davis; and a modern love murder - Jean Harris. Not just a picture book; there are more than 150,000 words of text including the background of each trial, indictments, courtroom testimony, cross-examinations, charges to the jury, verdicts, sentences, and an appraisal of each trial's significance. Features amongst others : Joan of Arc, Mary Queen of Scots, Guy Fawkes, Charles I, Salem, Mary Suratt, Ned Kelly, Lizzie Borden, Oscar Wilde, Dreyfus, Cavell, Rosenbergs, Kenyatta, Eichmann + many more. Profusely illus. with 438 remarkable pictures, Bibliographies and Index. 404pp. 4to Nr. F. in dw which has v. sl. faded sp. Lge format and heavy, weighing approx. 1.5kg.


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