The Trial of Professor John White Webster

Dilnot, George

Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1928
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. viii, 275 pp, Introduction: The Trial by George Dilnot; 1850 day-by-day trial of Harvard Professor of Chemistry and Mineralogy, appendices with of 3 b&w illustrations. Famous Trials Series. First American Edition, 1928. "This trial has been called a classic because it presents features so unusual as to make it fascinating to all interested in crime. Here was a cultivated man, the holder of two chairs at Harvard, distinguishedin the social world, who planned and carried through the murder of Doctor Parkman, a wealthy philanthropist and a prominent figure in university and Boston society. The drama was accentuated by the fact that the murder was committed in that very medical college which Doctor Parkman had presented to the university., and the expert evidence at the trial was given by friends of both the accused and his victim, including Oliver Wendell Holmes." from the jacket flap. Price clipped. Minute chip to top edge rear panel dj with minor edge wear, and lightly age-toned spine and panels of same. Slightly age-toned text block edges, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Red cloth with gilt lettering and blind-stamped borders to front board, and gilt lettering to spine. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 000899

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Title: The Trial of Professor John White Webster

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York

Publication Date: 1928

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Edition: First American Edition.

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