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A historical guide to execution outlines methods that have been used throughout time and in various parts of the world, from the Swedish method through which the condemned were trapped in a cave with poisonous reptiles to the Spanish practice of using weights to tear victims apart. 15,000 first printing.
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Geoffrey Abbott served for many years as a Yeoman Warder at the Tower of London. Author of nineteen books and contributor to the Encyclopaedia Britannica, he has made numerous television appearances. He lives in London.
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Book Description St. Martin's Press, 2006. Hardcover. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB0312352220
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