THE ABILITY TO KILL and Other Pieces.
Edition: First printing.
London: Bodley Head, (1963) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of essays on both historical criminal trials and more contemporary ones. Includes a series of The Lizzie Borden Memorial Lectures and other pieces. Second state with chapter on James Hanratty, . 222 pp
Condition: Very near fine in red cloth with gold lettering in a near fine dustjacket (some toning to the white background on the spine and top edge of the dj) .