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Image for Trial of Lieutenant General John Whitelocke  Commander in Chief  of the Expedition Against Buenos Ayres

Trial of Lieutenant General John Whitelocke Commander in Chief of the Expedition Against Buenos Ayres

By: N/A

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, T Gillet Printer: 1808

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006109


Detailed report on the trial of John Whitelocke by court martial held in Chelsea College on Thursday 28th January 1808 and succeeding days. 214 pages plus 12 page appendixin overall clean condition just some dustiness and light marks to last couple of pages and slight browningto others. Last page of appendix has small losses top and bottom of page, the bottom is in blank margin to top is around 2 inches diagonally across the top corner and results in some missing wordin... View more info

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The Illinois Crime Survey

By: Edited By John H Wigmore

Price: £59.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois Association for Criminal Justice: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004193


Very detailed account of crimes and criminals in the Illlinois area in 1929. In three parts The Machinery of Justice Part II Specific types of offenses and offenders and part III Organized crime in Chicago 1108 pages with 28 chapters written by various people. Pages are overall clean just a little dusty on first and last few pages and outer edges. Outer covers a little worn and rubbed, gold lettering worn on spine and a little dull on front, spine darkened. HEAVY BOOK 2-... View more info

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Burke and Hare

By: Edited By William Roughead

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, William Hodge and Company Limited: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004563


From the notable british trials series this is the first edition of the trial of Burke and Hare the infamous body snatchers. 280 pages plus 15 pages of adverts, book is very bright and clean with just some browning to endpapers, 13 illustrations. Outer covers have a few light marks and spine is faded slight wear to top and bottom of spine. A pleasing copy SEE IMAGE DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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The Mr A Case

By: Edited C.E Bechhofer Roberts

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Jarrolds Publihers London Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008069


Report of this trial from 1924, not dated but is believed to be 1950, contains 324 pages in clean condition just very light browning to extreme rdges of pages due to quality of paper used. Many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are lightly rubbed to corners, spine very slightly darkened and gold lettering dulled, slight slant to spine.. A presentable example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAIL... View more info

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Trial of Alma Victoria Rattenbury and George Percy Stoner

By: Edited F Tennyson Jesse

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, William Hodge and Company Ltd: 1950

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006390


From the Notable trials series this is the new edition 1950 with 298 pages in bright clean condition paper is split at front endpaper hinge but binding is sound, 7 B/w photographs as listed plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is also clean just lightly browned to edges a few light marks and small losses to edges, now in clear protective non adhesive sleeve. a nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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From the Limbo of the Past Famous Fights for English Liberty II

By: J Scott Harston SIGNED

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, South China Morning Post: 1917

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 006004


The second book in this series of Famous Fights for English Liberty. Details of the trial concerning the case of the royal Hospital for seamen at Greenwich in relation to the alleged mismanagement and abuses thereof and of Captain Thomas Baillie Governor of the said hospital under a prosecution for libel. 83 pages in overall clean condiition just some light browning to endpapers and light foxing spots, slight tanning to pages as usual due to quality of paper used. Presen... View more info

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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery from 1757 T0 1766 Two Volumes

By: Lord Chancellor Northington

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Charles Hunter: 1818

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 005739


Volumes containing the principal decisions of Lord Chancellor Northington from the year 1757 to 1766. Two volumes with 537 pages in first volume and 423 pages in the second, complete in the two volumes. Books are withdrawn from the Library Kings College London and have a few oval stamps of the Library on the endpapers and a few other pages, few neat old ink annotations and underlining on some pages, neat former owners name on front endpaper and title pages of each volum... View more info

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Crimes and Cases of 1933

By: Roland Wild

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Rich and Cowan Ltd: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004571


details of eleven high profile cases from 1933, 291 pages in bright, clean condition just light browning to extreme edges of pages and browning to endpapers, inner front board has slight mark where some kind odf sticker has been removed with ghosting of sticker to browning on opposite page.Outer boards have a few light marks and slight fading in places especially on spine, slight bump to one corner. A sound pleasing copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

Image for Tang-Yin-Pi-Shih - Parallel Cases From Under The Peartree: A 13th Century Manual Of Jurisprudence and Detection

Tang-Yin-Pi-Shih - Parallel Cases From Under The Peartree: A 13th Century Manual Of Jurisprudence and Detection

By: Translated R H Van Gulik

Price: £220.00

Publisher: Leiden, E J Brill: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008072


Very informative book on 13th Century Chinese Jurisprudence and Detection, translated from the original Chinese by R H Van Gulik.199 pages in very bright clean condition a couple of pages are uncut at top and a few pages have small losses to corners where the uncut pages were opened carelessly this does not affect any text. NO dustwrapper,as issued, outer paper covers clean with some wear to spine and slight slant to spine.A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILE... View more info

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The Rebel Earl and Other Studies

By: William Roughead

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, W Green and Son Ltd: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005143


A series of essays on history and crime, 312 pages in bright, clean condition, top outer edges of pages a little dusty, endpapers very lightly browned 10 illustrations. Outer boards gold lettering is dulled especially on spine a pleasing copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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In Queer Street

By: William Roughead

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, W Green and Son Ltd: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005145


A series of essays on history and crime, 259 pages in bright, clean condition, top outer edges of pages a little dusty, front endpaper has a neat inked name of former owner 8 illustrations. Outer boards gold lettering is bright , light wear to corners and some light marks on spine,a pleasing sound copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Saint with Red Hands the Chronicle of a Great Crime

By: Yseult Bridges

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Jarrolds: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005133


Detailed account of this murder and the muderer, first edition, 272 pages in overall bright clean condition just a few occasional pencil annotations and some marking like clear dried glue on inside of front endpaper this does not affect te illustration of the plan of Road Hill House which makes up the endpapers. several old B/w photographs plus very informative text. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little rubbed and worn on edges and gold lettering is worn on spine. ... View more info