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book #77833
History of Eugene Aram, Who Was Convicted at York Assizes, of the Murder of Dan'l Clark of Knaresborough, Fourteen Years after the Crime was committed [and the] Singular and Talented Defence he made on his trial [etc.]
Printed and Sold by W.&T. Fordyce, 15, Grey Street, Newcastle, 1840.
A rare account of the crime immortalized in Bulwer Lytton's novel 'Eugene Aram', "the first English novel in which sympathy is solicited for a real-life murderer", with parallels drawn to Stendhal; no print copy in OCLC, one copy in COPAC
Modern gray sewn wraps, light browning, a small hole at the bottom of the last leave affecting a few words, else a very good untrimmed copy; 24 pages
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$ 250.00
criminal law, trials

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