Gibbeted: Execution Of A Youthful Murderer...Shocking Tragedy At Dayton...A Broken Rope And A Double Hanging... Sickening Scenes Behind The Scaffold Screen. Lafcadio Hearn.

Gibbeted: Execution Of A Youthful Murderer...Shocking Tragedy At Dayton...A Broken Rope And A Double Hanging... Sickening Scenes Behind The Scaffold Screen

Los Angeles: John Murray, 1933. First edition thus. Hardcover. 31 pages. 20 x 13 cm. Foreword by P.D. Perkins. Stories written between 1876-1877 when Hearn was a reporter on the staff of Murat Halstead's Cincinnati Commercial. Hearn had no definite assignment at the "Commercial," where he covered boxing matches, also reporting on Negro life, crime and poverty, but this did not deter him from seeking out the more bizarre stories presented here. Limited edition, copy 45 of 200. Lovely, bright and fresh copy. BAL 8026. Orig. black cloth with paper spine label. Fine. Item #17408

Price: $225.00

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