Title The Homicide Act. With a Foreword by Gerald Gardiner, Q.C.
Publisher Victor Gollancz Ltd. London. 1964
Seller ID 36421
First Edition. Original blue boards, gilt to spine. Spine sunned, boards slightly soiled. Front pastedown rubbed and owner inscription to front free end paper o/w a nice clean copy. VG. Contains an interesting tipped in slip with a note to the effect that although page 79 of the book argues that the chances of a condemned and released muderer coming out to commit a second murder are very small, on February 5th 1964 after the book had been printed Herbert Simcox, a condemned and released murderer, was convicted of just such a second murder...
TRUE CRIME and LAW Punishment capital punishment