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ACCOUNT OF THE MURDER OF THE LATE MR. WILLIAM WEARE,
- of Lyon's Inn, London, including the circumstances which first let to the discovery of the murder, and the detection of the murderers. Pp. [iv]+344, frontispiece, plus 3 plates, 2 folding maps; later (but not recent) qr. maroon cloth with printed paper title label on spine, beige papered boards, the cloth slightly flecked and rubbed; later endpapers, bookplate of Nancye Kent Perry on the upper pastedown, with faint signs of a bookseller's sticker removed from foot of same, the upper hinge starting, scattered light foxing and occasional slight soiling; printed by J. Nichols and Son, London, 1824. First edition. F.956. *One of several published accounts of the notorious murder of William Weare, including portraits of the prisoners 'drawn by Mr. George Lewis with their autographs' [title page]. After the trial, one of the accused was hanged and another, Joseph Hunt, was transported to Botany Bay. Hunt was granted a ticket of leave in 1832, and eventually became a police constable. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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