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Title:       Pierce Egan's Account of the Trial of John Thurtell and Joseph
             Hunt [with] Pierce Egan, Recollections of John Thurtell, Who Was
             Executed at Hertford . . . For Murdering Mr. W. Weare . . . Being
             an Appendix to his Account of the Trial [etc.]
Publisher:   Knight & Lacey, Publishers, 24, Paternoster-Row, London, 1824.
Description: The account of "England's most literary murder", attracting
             Carlyle, Dickens, Lamb, and Thackeray (among many others),
             "effectively the first instance of trial by newspaper", and
             providing a wide-open look at the seamier aspects of Regency
             society
Condition:   Contemporary calf-backed boards, quite rubbed, the spine
             varnished, some browning, yet a crisp copy, 105+44 pages and seven
             plates
Book No.:     W-77515                Price: $     250.00
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