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A Second Companion to Murder: A Dictionary.1900-1950

Shew, Edward Spencer

Published by Cassel & Company Ltd., 1961
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Black cloth over boards. Gold spine titles. 287p., 22 cm. Bibliography. Index. Reference with Table of Murder: crime cases, non-fiction mystery titles, listed for both "A Companion to Murder" and this sequel, newer listings denoted by italics. Editor-writer E Spencer Shew was himself a criminal court and political reporter. Sub-head to title lists many types of murder: "Death by the Knife, the Dagger, the Razor" (etc. ) This British volume was soon published by Knopf in the U.S. Very good in very good dust jacket. Slightly bowed covers. Clean interior. "Knopf" only in pencil on title page (from critic-editor's library). Top page block minor soiling. First edition. Presumed 1st; no print line. Bookseller Inventory # Alibris.TC0150007624

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Title: A Second Companion to Murder: A Dictionary...

Publisher: Cassel & Company Ltd.

Publication Date: 1961

Binding: Hard cover

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