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MURDER FOR PROFIT by  William Bolitho - Hardcover - 1926 - from William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB (SKU: WRCLIT78649)

MURDER FOR PROFIT

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MURDER FOR PROFIT

by Bolitho, William

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1926. Gilt cloth. Slight offset to endsheets from jacket flaps, spine very slightly cocked, otherwise a near fine, bright copy, in very good, modestly soiled dust jacket. First edition. Biographical sketches of serial and professional murderers: William Burke, J.-B. Troppmann, G. J. Smith, Henri Désiré Landru, and Fritz Haarmann.

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Bookseller
William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
WRCLIT78649
Title
MURDER FOR PROFIT
Author
Bolitho, William
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Jonathan Cape
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1926
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William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

All material is shipped subject to approval, but notification of return must be made within ten days and returns made in a prompt and conscientious fashion. As our inventory is housed in two locations, queries about availability should be made by e-mail rather than telephone. We do not drop-ship to third parties.

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About William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

Since 1975, William Reese Company has served a large international clientele of collectors and private and public institutions in the acquisition of rare books and manuscripts and in collection development.

With a catalogued inventory of over thirty thousand items, and a general inventory of over sixty-five thousand items, we are among the leading specialists in the fields of Americana and world travel, and maintain a large and eclectic inventory of literary first editions and antiquarian books of the 18th through 20th centuries.

We issue frequent, and substantial, catalogues in our fields of specialization.

Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
cocked
Refers to a state where the spine of a book is lightly "twisted" in such a way that the front and rear boards of a book do not...[more]
G
Good describes the average used and worn book that has all pages or leaves present. Any defects must be noted. (as defined...[more]
soiled
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.
offset
A technique of printing where the inked image or text is ...[more]
flap(s)
The portion of a book cover or cover jacket that folds into the book from front to back.  The flap can contain biographical...[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
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