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MURDER FOR PROFIT. by  William Bolitho - (1964) - from Bookfever.com, IOBA and Biblio.co.uk

MURDER FOR PROFIT.

by Bolitho, William

Condition: Near fine in stiff illustrated wrappers.


New York:: Times Books,, (1964). Near fine in stiff illustrated wrappers.. Trade paperback. A study of professional killers, or mass murderers. Included are William Burke and William Hare in Scotland, who turned from being 'body snatchers' to providing the bodies; George Joseph Smith who focused on killing women in tin baths in turn of the century England, Desire Landru, Fritz Haarmann, and Jean-Baptiste Troppmann. New preface by the editors of the Time Reading Program and introduction by Fredric Wertham for this edition. xx, 254 pp.


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