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The Genteel Murderer by  Charles Norman - 1st Edition, so stated - 1956 - from The Bookworm and Biblio.com

The Genteel Murderer

by Norman, Charles

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New York: Macmillan, 1956. Hardbound . 1st Edition, so stated. BINDING/CONDITION: black cloth with gilt spine text; a Near Fine book with a Very Good dust jacket. Dust jacket by Vera Bock. Includes a frontis portrait plate. The biography of Thomas Griffiths Wainewright, a journalist, critic, wit, forger and murderer. A friend of Charles Lamb; he hobnobbed with Coleridge, Dickens, DeQuincey. He also murdered his uncle, his mother-in-law and his sister-in-law, and swindled the Bank of England out of thousands of pounds. 8vo (8.5 inches tall) 175 pages.
  • Bookseller: The Bookworm US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 001204
  • Title: The Genteel Murderer
  • Author: Norman, Charles
  • Format/binding: Hardbound
  • Book condition: Used
  • Edition: 1st Edition, so stated
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Macmillan
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1956

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