Title Peter Kürten. A Study in Sadism. (SIGNED)
Publisher William Heinemann Medical Books Limited. London. 1945
Seller ID 36692
Signed Presentation Copy from the author "Macdonald Hastings from his friend George Godwin" together with typed letter, signed. Reissue. Original black boards, green to spine. Portrait frontis. Extremities bumped and rubbed, boards soiled. Upper hinge visible at head and tail. Head of pages bumped throughout. VG-. This is an intriguing volume (though not for the faint hearted) intended as a lead into a book on Kuerten by Karl Berg called the Sadist. The typed letter enclosed with the book explains this as well as providing some illumination on the psychopathology and sexual perversion of the arsonist.
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