First U.S. edition. Octavo (22.5 cm); 286 pp. Red cloth, bright gilt-stamping to front board and spine; deckle fore and bottom edges; soiled and scuffed top edge, else Near Fine copy. Dust jacket is rubbed, damp-stained and chipped with chunk missing from bottom of front panel; some loss to crown; price-clipped; now protected in mylar. From the dj flap: "Patrick Mahon was no ordinary murderer - a capable and successful business man, possessed of an exceedingly pleasing personality, an athlete in his day, a regular attendant at church but responsible for a brutal murder, done in such circumstances and atmosphere as to make him an interesting object for the psychologist." This edition scarce in the trade. Bookseller Inventory # 001305
Title: The Trial of Patrick Herbert Mahon (Famous ...
Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons
Publication Date: 1928
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fair
Edition: 1st Edition
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