THE MAUL AND THE PEAR TREE: The Ratcliff Highway Murders…

THE MAUL AND THE PEAR TREE: The Ratcliff Highway Murders 1811

Edition: First US printing.

New York: Mysterious Press, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - James' first work of non-fiction and her first collaboration, originally published in 1971. A fascinating reconstruction of the series of crimes that shocked Regency London. Frontispiece, photographs, drawings. Bibliography, list of people in the case. Illustrated endpapers. 284 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-152x.

Condition: Very good in near fine dust jacket (slightly cocked spine, price-clipped dj.)

Book ID: 34186
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