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TRUE CRIME and LAW

TRUE CRIME and LAW

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561 WRIGHT, Andrew. Court-Hand Restored Or The Student's Assistant in Reading Old Deeds, Charters, Records etc. Neatly Engraved on Twenty-Three Copper Plates, Describing The Old Law Hands, with their Contractions and Abbreviations with an Appendix Containing The Ancient Names of Places in Great Britain and Ireland etc.
John Camden Hotten, Piccadilly. 1867 
Eight Edition, Corrected. Red boards, Black leather backstrip, gilt. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. 62pp. Title page in red and black. A worn but handsome copy, boards, outer edges and spine joints rubbed with top 1cm portion missing from spine. Some foxing throughout with 0.5cm missing to lower corners from plate IX - Plate 1a o/w sound. VG. 52516 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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562 WYDEN, Peter. The Hired Killers.
W.H. Allen. London. 1964 
First edition, UK. DW. Illustrated with black and white photographs. VG+/VG in price clipped wrapper that is rubbed and worn at extremities. 36774 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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563 WYNDHAM, Horace. Blotted 'Scutcheons. Some Society Causes Célèbres. By.. Author of Famous Trials Re-Told, The Mayfair Calendar, etc. If an offence come out of the truth, better is is that the offence come out than the truth be concealed. - St Jerome. With Eight Illustrations.
Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., London. N.d. (c.1926) 
Original red boards, gilt to spine. B/w portrait frontis and illustrations. Extremities bumped and chipped, spine sunned with slight soiling to boards. Pages foxed, illustration opposite p46 loose but present, that opposite 234 detached but present o/w this is a clean copy. Good only. 36770 
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564 WYNDHAM, Horace. Crime On The Continent. Twill vex thy soul to hear what I shall speak; For I must talk of murders rapes, and massacres, Acts of black night, abominable deeds, Complots of mischief, treason, villanies. Ruthful to hear, yet piteously perform'd. Titus Andronicus. With Illustrations.
Thorsons Publishers Ltd., London. 1928 
First Edition. B/w frontis and illustations. Extremities bumped and rubbed, spine slightly sunned, boards soiled. Stubs visible facing page 12 and 18. End pages browned, occasional foxing throughout o/w a clean copy. VG-. 36769 
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565 WYNDHAM, Horace. Crimes in High Life. Some Society Causes Célèbres. What is nearest us touches us most. The passions rise higher at domestic thanat imperial tragedies. Samuel Johnson.
Dodd, Mead & Co., New York. 1927 
First Edition, US. Original plum boards, black backstrip to spine, gilt. B/w frontis and illustrations. Extremities bumped, rubbed and slightly chipped o/w a lovely clean copy. VG-. 36773 
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566 WYNDHAM, Horace. Famous Trials Re-Told. Some Society Causes Célèbres. By... Author of The Nineteen Hundreds, etc.
Hutchinson & Co. London. N.d. (c.1925) 
Original grey boards, black to spine. Extremities bumped and chipped, spine browned, boards soiled. Owner bookplate to front pastedown. Fore-edges stained and grubby but o/w a clean copy internally. Good only. 36772 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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567 WYNDHAM, Horace. Feminine Frailty. Nay, women are frail, too - Measure for Measure. With Illustrations.
Ernest Benn. London. 1929 
First Edition. Original black boards, gilt to spine. B/w frontis and illustrations. Extremities bumped and very rubbed with some fraying. Soiling to lower board expecially along upper edge. Pen inscription to front free end paper, upper hinge visible and occasional foxing o/w a nice clean copy. VG-. 36646 
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568 WYNDHAM, Horace. Judicial Dramas. Some Society Causes Célèbres.
T. Fisher Unwin Ltd., London. 1927 
First edition. Large 8vo. Frontis. + Illustrations throughout. Original black cloth, gilt. Spine creased, board extremities rubbed and slightly frayed. Inner hinge cracked o/w contents clean and sound. VG. 36777 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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569 ZIMRING, Franklin E and HAWKINS, Gordon. Capital Punishment and the American Agenda.
Cambridge University Press. 1989 
First edition. Paperback. xviii, 192pp. Illustrated in black and white. VG+. 53586 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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570 [JARDINE, David]. Criminal Trials. Vol. II. The Gunpowder Plot.
1835 
Charles Knight, London. 1835. Hardback. No DW. Bound in full brown calf, raised bands to spine, gilt to front and rear boards. Boards are worn and a little rubbed. Endpapers and outer edges marbled, however, the marbled paper to the front pastedown has been removed. Occasional foxing spots and outer margin of pages 45-48 slightly creased and bumped, not affecting text o/w clean and sound contents. 79878 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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571 [O'HAGAN, Thomas Baron]. TEELING, George (Edited by). Selected Speeches and Arguments of the Right Hon. Thomas, Baron O'Hagan.
Longmans, Green, and Co., London. 1885 
xii, 527pp. Portrait frontis. Large 8vo. Original navy blue cloth, gilt. Board extremities rubbed and worn, vertical crease to spine. Contents shaken, but clean. 29253 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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