Famous Trials Re-Told: Some Society Causes Celebres - Horace Wyndham (c.1925)
Famous Trials Re-Told: Some Society Causes Celebres - Horace Wyndham (c.1925)
Famous Trials Re-Told: Some Society Causes Celebres - Horace Wyndham (c.1925)
Famous Trials Re-Told: Some Society Causes Celebres - Horace Wyndham (c.1925)
Famous Trials Re-Told: Some Society Causes Celebres - Horace Wyndham (c.1925)

Famous Trials Re-Told: Some Society Causes Celebres - Horace Wyndham (c.1925)

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Vintage hardback - accounts of criminal trials of eminent personages including Colonel Valentine Baker - FREE UK P&P
£16.75

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Famous Trials Re-Told: Some Society Causes Celebres - Horace Wyndham (c.1925)
 
Horace Wyndham, "Famous Trials Re-Told: Some Society Causes Celebres" (London, Hutchinson & Co., n.d., c.1925). Vintage hardback book (red cloth boards, gilt titles to spine), 256pp, measuring approximately 14.9 x 22.5 x 3.8cm (5.85 x 8.85 x 1.5in). A series of accounts of (mainly 19th century) judicial trials, for murder, forgery and other crimes, of "bearers of illustrious names and occupants of great positions, who, by their own deliberate acts, have forfeited their freedom," including the Rev. William Bailey, Colonel Valentine Baker and Major Beswick, written in an entertaining and very readable fashion.
 
No dustjacket; the cover is much discoloured and marked with fading to the spine together with age wear including scratches, scuffs and indentations to the surface and wear and bumping to the edges and corners; the pages (and likewise the inside covers and endpapers) are discoloured with tanning to the edges, foxing (mainly to the edges) and other occasional marks together with age wear including bumping to the edges and corners, creases and general reading wear, whilst there is some weakness to the binding in places.
 
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Brand Hutchinson & Co.
Code 5/562
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