Hardback. With a Full History of the Discovery of the Murder By a Dream; Together with An Account of the Trial of William Corder. And to Which is Added Copies of Fifty-Four Letters, In Answer to His Advertisement for a Wife. A Victorian 'dramatic' reconstruction and detailed trial report + letters. 397pp. 8vo. h/back. From the library of true-crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, with his personal b/plate. Blue cloth gilt/black dec. Browned pp., sunned sp. Vg. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: MARIA MARTEN; Or, The Red Barn
Publisher: W. Nicholson & Sons
Publication Date: 1889
Binding: Hardcover / Hardback
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First edition.
Book Description Printed for the Booksellers (Milner & Co.) London & Halifax. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 188pp + 4pp Publisher's Catalogue (Milner & Co. London & Halifax). Not dated, c1890. Printed in double column text. REBOUND in blue cloth with black and gilt title label, original book cover laid-on. New endpapers. Couple of pages a little dusty and lightly marked, but o/w clean internally. A full account of the discovery of the murder through dreams, inquest on the body, apprehension, trial, remarkable defence, committal, conviction, execution and . dissection of the body of the prisoner. To which is added Fifty-Three Letters in answer to his Advertisement for a Wife. The story of the infamous Red Barn murder for which William Corder was tried and executed. Enclosed is a coloured postcard of Corder showing relics associated with him that are held in a Bury St. Edmunds museum. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 903111