Murder and More Murder by WILLIAM ROUGHEAD 1939 True Crime

$45.00

Title: Murder and More Murder

Author: William Roughead. Foreword by William Lyon Phelps

Description: Light blue cloth boards, spine stamped in gilt. Strip of fading along the bottom edge of front cover and spine; rear cover has a few small speckles of soiling. Rear endpapers show a little smudging and has is stained (looks like from an old rubber-band, also affecting the jacket's rear flap), otherwise the interior is clean and unmarked. Dust jacket shows some light edgewear and rubbing, a little more worn at head of spine; a couple small closed tears; not price clipped ($2.50); in a clear archival sleeve. viii, 305 pages. 8.25 x 5.5 inches.

Contents:
[1] The Ardlamont Mystery: or, The Misadventures of Mr. Monson.
[II] The Monster of Ballantrae: or, The Last of the Ogres.
[III] The Melanges of Monsieur Chantrelle: French Master, Physician, and Murderer.
[IV] Mrs. Donald's Crime: or, The Force of Circumstance.
[V] Deacon Brodie: or, The Dyer's Hand.
[VI] The Shadow on Shandy Hall: or, ''What Love Costs an Old Man''.
[VII] Katharine Nairn.

William Roughead (1870-1952) was a well-known Scottish lawyer, amateur criminologist, and one of the finest early practitioners of the modern ''true crime'' genre.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Sheridan House
Place: New York
Year: 1939

Keywords: true crime,

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