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Author:
 
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
Category:
criminal law, trials

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