The Maul and the Pear Tree. The Ratcliffe Highway Murders 1811. The Notorious Crime that Shocked Regency London.

SKU: 17247

A police historian who retired from the Home Office and a renowned mystery writer set out the facts of a true crime that shocked a nation and were as notorious as Jack the Ripper's crimes would later become. The authors illuminate the rudimentary law enforcement process in Regency London while taking the reader through the case. Very good/like new condition. Illustrated. 1986 reprint of the original 1971 release by Constable. The Mysterious Press, NY. 1986. Hb, Dj. USED. $9.00