Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.
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- The Fatal Effects of Gambling Exemplified in the Murder of William Weare, and the Trial and Fate of John Thurtell, the Murderer . . . To Which Is Added, the Gambler's Scourge; a Complete Expose of the Whole System of Gambling in the Metropolis [etc.]
- Published by Thomas Kelly, Paternoster-Row, London, 1824.
- The principal account of "England's most literary murder", attracting Carlyle, Dickens, Lamb, and Thackeray (among many others) and providing a wide-open look at the seamier aspects of Regency society; with the ten plates and engraved title
- Contemporary calf, quite worn, the spine varnished and the front board detached, light foxing and browning, without the frontispiece; a working copy
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- $ 85.00
- trials, criminal law
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