Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.
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- 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.]
- Knight & Lacey, Publishers, 24, Paternoster-Row, London, 1824.
- 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
- Contemporary calf-backed boards, quite rubbed, the spine varnished, some browning, yet a crisp copy, 105+44 pages and seven plates
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- $ 250.00
- criminal law, trials
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